How Long Before Financial Advisors Rating Site Gets Sued?

from the the-rating-game dept

Back in June, the launch of Avvo, a site for rating lawyers, was met with a lot of controversy. Lawyers aren't used to being rated as if they were any other good on the market, and it didn't take long before the site was sued by one lawyer unhappy with his ranking. Now a similar site is getting set to launch, except this time it will focus on financial advisors, another group which isn't used to much scrutiny. It's not clear whether or not this will prove particularly useful, but hopefully the site has some money socked away for legal fees, since it's only a matter of time before one disgruntled advisor sues after a bad rating.

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    Michael Schmitt, 29 Aug 2007 @ 2:57pm

    Avvo still exists

    I just checked the website for the lawyer feedback and it is still up. There are some early adopters on there and those that are using the service have set themselves up with their own profile and get a bit of free advertising out of it. Looks like some of the snakes... I mean lawyers, might know how to use a bit of free promotion.
    (please don't sue for the snake comment) LOL

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