Monthly Archives: January 2013

Ever been so upset about a negative review you want to sue???

We work with helping businesses handle and improve reputations, especially negative reviews, every day.  Sometimes those reviews are posted by someone out for revenge, in spite, or from a competitor who wants to take the competition down.
Recently a construction company in Fairfax, VA was so upset about a negative review a woman customer left on Yelp, they sued her, AND WON.
It seems she didn’t want to pay her bill, and instead threatened to post the negative reviews unless the company forgave the debt and stopped harassing her.
“Attorneys say legal actions over online reviews are on […]

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Cat owner threatens to bring AK-47 to veterinarian office after cat dies

The headline says it all, doesn’t it?  In the wake of the Sandy Hook shooting, anyone threatening to bring a gun while they are upset is, well, crazy.
Here is a link to the story: Cat owner threatens to bring AK-47 to veterinarian office after cat dies

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Obamacare is for humans, right?

According to an article in DMV360, experts are predicting the tax costs associated with medical equipment will impact the cost of veterinary care.  Here is an excerpt from the article:
“Veterinarians may notice an increase in the cost of some medical devices in 2013. A provision of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the healthcare law signed by President Barack Obama in 2010, includes a 2.3 percent tax on the sale of medical devices by the manufacturer or importer.
Although veterinary healthcare is not addressed in the Affordable Care Act, equipment intended for human use but […]

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