Neb. suit filed over ‘idiot’ comment dismissed

Print
Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Friday, November 29, 2013 12:00 am

LINCOLN (AP) — A judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a home inspector who’d sued a Seward real estate agent and her company over an email that he says she sent to more than 400 people calling him a “total idiot.”

Online court records say Judge Robert Otte last week granted a request by Shelly Nitz, Woods Brothers Realty and HomeServices of Nebraska, to dismiss the action brought by Matthew Steinhausen in January 2012. He said the email was libelous and hurt his business.

Subscription Required

An online service is needed to view this article in its entirety. You need an online service to view this article in its entirety.

Login

You must login to view the full content on this page.

© 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Thank you for reading and relying on Omaha.com for your news and information. You have now viewed your 30 day allowance of 15 free Omaha.com articles. If you are an Omaha World-Herald Subscriber please click here. If you are not an Omaha World-Herald Subscriber and would like to have Unlimited access to all Digital Products please click here. If you have any questions or need further information please call 402-346-3363 or 1-800-234-6942 or email customer.service@owh.com You need an online service to view this article in its entirety.

Login

loading...

World-Herald Alerts

Want to get World-Herald stories sent directly to your home or work computer? Sign up for Omaha.com's News Alerts and you will receive e-mails with the day's top stories.