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CLARKSTOWN -A Rockland elementary school teacher has won millions in a lawsuit against a local blogger. The teacher alleged that the blogger defamed and bullied her in several online posts - and the jury agreed.
The state Supreme Court jury awarded $4 million to Meredith Trussell-Slutsky in the libel/ defamation suit against Carol McIlmurray, the creator of RocklandPost.com.
Kathy Reakes, Mount Pleasant Daily Voice
A Rockland County blogger was hit with a $4 million verdict for allegedly cyber-bullying a local Clarkstown elementary school teacher on her blog.
Steve Lieberman, Rockland/Westchester Journal News
A Clarkstown elementary school teacher seeking to restore her reputation won a $4 million libel award against a Rockland blogger who defamed her during a six-month social media campaign.
The state Supreme Court jury gave Meredith Trussell-Slutsky some measure of redemption by finding Carol McIlmurray libeled her with written articles and false accusations on her Rockland Post blog and other social media posts, according to a news release from Trussell-Slutsky's attorneys.
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