Social Media Rant Against Airline Employee Wasn’t Defamatory But May Be False Light–Patterson v. Grant-Herms

24 10 2013

[Post by Venkat Balasubramani with comments from Eric]

Patterson v. Grant-Herms, 2013 Tenn. App. 675 (Tenn. Ct. App. Oct. 8, 2013)

Defendant Natalie Grant-Herms wasn’t allowed to early board a flight with her four year old daughter, who was not eligible for early boarding because she was seated in row 34.  Grant-Herms took to social media to stir up awareness about her plight. She posted the following on Twitter, Facebook and (some tweets are still online, and linked below):


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