CHICAGO — A man is suing his ex-wife, alleging she defamed him in a book she authored.
Madison Sample Jr. filed a complaint on Aug. 30 in Cook County Circuit Court against Michelle Sample, alleging that his ex-wife made false and defamatory statements regarding him in her book "Let Your Life Say Something."
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that he suffered damages to his reputation. The plaintiff holds Michelle Sample responsible because the defendant allegedly made false claims that plaintiff was physically abusive toward her during their 20-year marriage.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks judgment against the defendant in an amount greater than $50,000. He is represented by the Patterson Law Firm, of Chicago.
Cook County Circuit Court Case number 16L8622