Match.com has been sued for $10M by a woman who was assaulted and later hospitalized by the man she was set up with on the website. She claims that Match.com did not warn her that dating through the website could be dangerous. While Match.com does utilize disclaimers on their site, they are being argued as not being enough.
InsuranceForStartUps.com would like to remind its clients and all start-ups that claims happen. This case highlights that even a disclaimer cannot prevent a lawsuit from being filed. The associated defense costs can be in the tens of thousands of dollars, even if a matter is dismissed quickly. It is important to buy the right type and amount of insurance necessary to protect your firm. Contact us to discuss how to best protect your firm.