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Are you qualified for CaseWire?
You may submit a CaseWire lawsuit announcement if ALL of the following apply:
- You and/or your law firm are representing the plaintiff(s) in a lawsuit in the United States or a U.S. territory.
- The lawsuit has been filed in a court having jurisdiction in the United States or a U.S. territory.
- The lawsuit has a case number issued by a court having jurisdiction in the United States or a U.S. territory.
- A defendant named in the lawsuit is a business that employs more than 100 people globally.
- You have a copy of the lawsuit with the filed status and case number.
- You are authorized to discuss the lawsuit publicly.
What cases would not qualify for CaseWire?
The following cases are not qualified for a CaseWire announcement.
- Any case where you and/or your law firm is not representing the plaintiff(s).
- Small claims lawsuits.
- Lawsuits against individuals except those acting in a professional capacity on behalf of a corporation (ie: lawsuits against brokers that allegedly defrauded their account holders DO qualify for CaseWire.)
- Lawsuits against small businesses employing less than 100 people globally.
CaseWire writing guidelines
The name of the lawsuit, jurisdiction, and case number must be included in the provided fields with the announcement.
Any declarative statement made about the charges must be attributed to the lawsuit.
Incorrect: Acme forced employees to work 60 hours a week without being paid overtime.
Correct: In the complaint, the plaintiffs claim that Acme forced them to work 60 hours a week without being paid overtime.
Spelling & Grammar
Spelling and grammar should be corrected prior to submission. Law Firm Newswire reserves the right to correct spelling and grammatical errors to maintain the integrity of our distribution network.
CaseWire announcements are limited to 500 words.
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