Firm News / Media Center

Rockland teacher wins $4M in libel/defamation suit against blogger

News 12 Hudson Valley

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.

Continue Reading. 

Clarkstown teacher wins $4 million libel award against Rockland blogger

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.

Twenty-Four Attorneys from Finkelstein & Partners Named 2018 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Each year Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a patented multiphase selection process. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with independent research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis. The objective is to create a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of outstanding attorneys that can be used as a resource for attorneys and consumers searching for legal counsel.

New York State Child Safety Laws, WRGB CBS6 Interviews Managing Partner Andrew Finkelstein

Pages