Posts Tagged ‘dentristry’

Suit against Yelp reviewer still alive

March 27, 2009

I posted about this case when it was filed back in January.  Now Judge William Elving of the Santa Clara Superior Court has ruled that the case, Y. Wong v. T. Jing,  has a probability of success on its merits.  This doesn’t mean the plaintiff has won only that the case wasn’t dismissed early on in the litigation process.  The facts alleged are that the couple (The Jings) defamed her by complaining on Yelp about the treatment their son received when he was 4 years old. The post said that the boy was lightheaded from laughing gas and that he received a filling containing mercury.

I hope this case goes to trial and then up on appeal.  This could establish new defamation law.

Scientology dentist settles harassment suit

January 14, 2009

This Chicago Scientologist dentist sexual harassed and discriminated against 18 of his employees and required workers “to engage in Scientology religious practices and learn about Scientology as conditions of their employment.”

He is being forced to fork over $462,000 to settle these claims and he is legally prohibited from engaging in these acts again.  However, this consent decree doesn’t include an admission of guilt by the defendant.  Why is that? 

Months ago I posted here about another Scientologist dentist who was sued for forcing his office manager to attend Scientology trainings.