Getting sued $$$$$ for other people’s content.

I saw that Dan DaSilva got sued. he had to pay out $27,000. in damages.
No cease and desist. They went straight to litigation.

W/ his lawyer fees. $40K. He estimates $50k all in all w/ his time.
Thoughts? For those who re-purpose other people's images for their feed. I see most of this in Luxury and Fitness.