The stories behind the media coverage.
Giving a wrongful death case the press it deserves.
Recently, Lawsuit Press Release distributed a news release announcing a lawsuit against BNSF Railway filed in Los, Lunas N.M. National media giants Yahoo! Finance, MarketWatch, CNN Money and Bloomberg published the release, as well as numerous daily newspapers throughout the country. With some diligent follow up calls to major media outlets in the plaintiff’s hometown and nearby metropolis Albuquerque, N.M., several local daily newspapers and a local CBS affiliate news station reported on the lawsuit. Read more.
Unpaid bloggers file lawsuit vs. Huffington Post
New York-based Kurzon LLP attorneys represented unpaid writers when U.S. District Judge John G. Koeltl heard oral arguments on a motion by the Huffington Post to dismiss a class action lawsuit filed by uncompensated bloggers who gave the popular news website most of its original content. AOL purchased Huffington Post last year for $315 million, and its owner, socialite Arianna Huffington, refused to give compensation to her more than 9,000 unpaid contributing writers. Read more.
Knowing which screws to turn.
A guy’s car is making a horrible rattling noise, so he takes it to his neighborhood mechanic. After a very brief analysis, the mechanic adjusts one screw on the engine a few turns and the car immediately begins to run beautifully. He then hands his customer an invoice for $100. The customer responds: “A hundred dollars, just for turning one screw…I could have done that myself for nothing.” To which the mechanic replies: “I guess you could, but I knew which screw to turn.”
Sometimes things that appear simple require expertise.
Recently we sent out an interesting news release about a settlement between accessibility advocate Denny Wood and the Florida Department of Management Services. The results are important because Florida’s Capitol Complex must now be ADA compliant. In our estimation (and that of many others), this settlement was and is “news.” Read more.
The Law Offices of Kelsay Patterson
A privacy lawsuit repairs a tainted public image.
An employment attorney recently used our services to publicize a case involving a municipal employee who filed a lawsuit alleging violations of privacy rules by her former employer. We drafted a detailed news release and distributed it to a custom list as well as through our state-of-the-art electronic distribution services. We also made follow-up calls to local reporters who we determined would have an interest in the case. Read more.
Publicizing a botched contract.
A roofing industry consultant filed suit against a well-known international conglomerate when the consulting company was shut-out of a lucrative government contract. We publicized the lawsuit in a news release detailing the alleged breach of fiduciary duty, breach of contract, negligence, conspiracy, and fraud and unfair trade practices.
We arranged for online-hosting of the lawsuit for easy download by journalists and other interested parties as well as drafted a detailed news release about the complicated and intricate case. We worked closely with the plaintiff and their counsel to ensure the release was brief, easy-to-read and accurate. Our custom distribution list included local outlets as well as influential trade publications. Read more.