Low and Tritt v. Pizza Kitchen, No. ____ (Tenn. Cir. Ct. filed Sept. 1, 2009).
Status: Pending.

Marketing company Low and Tritt sued the Pizza Kitchen restaurant in Knoxville over postings disparging the company on the restaurant's Twitter feed and Facebook page.

The messages at issue included, according to the suit, "Don't EVER use Lowandtritt marketing firm," and "Crooks - stolen email list and have tried to pressure me by threat of lawsuit to sign a license agreement to use their marketing materials."

In addition to the defamation claim, Low and Tritt is also suing for breach of contract and unpaid fees.

Links and Court Documents:
The Pizza Kitchen faces social media libel lawsuit
Facebook posts lead to $2M suit

Facebook posts by Knoxville restaurant owner lead to $2M lawsuit
Local restaurant owner facing $2 million libel lawsuit for online posts

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