Kathryn Tewson was a little-known paralegal when, on Jan. 24, she was abruptly thrust into the highlight. That day, she printed a scathing series of tweets recounting her investigation of DoNotPay, the corporate that describes itself as “the world’s first robotic lawyer.” She concluded that the corporate’s supposed AI-driven merchandise have been little greater than smoke and mirrors and that its representations about its merchandise constituted shopper fraud.
Her findings stirred intense curiosity each on social media and within the conventional media. Quickly after she printed her findings, DoNotPay’s founder Joshua Browder introduced he was taking down the merchandise she examined. Now, Tewson has filed a legal action in opposition to DoNotPay and Browder in New York state that is step one in a possible shopper class motion.
Final week on this podcast, Browder was our guest to reply to Tewson’s allegations and different criticisms of him and his firm which have come out over the previous month. Within the interview, he dismissed a lot of the controversy as “a little bit of a nothingburger.” Right now, Tewson joins LawNext host Bob Ambrogi to share her story of how she got here to research DoNotPay, what she uncovered, and why she has now taken the primary steps in the direction of a possible class motion. She additionally responds on to a few of what Browder stated in final week’s present.
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