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CNN: Marc Held, Partner, Held & Hines, LLP Quoted Re: Don Imus Lawsuit

NEW YORK (CNN) — Radio show host Don Imus is the target of a lawsuit saying he undercut advertisements about a book by President Gerald Ford by making disparaging comments about it and the company that published it. The lawsuit alleges Don Imus made fun of the advertiser and President Ford while reading a book ad. The book dealt with the Warren Commission’s investigation of the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Flatsigned Press Inc. paid for Don Imus […]


SMOKING GUN – Marc Held, Partner, Held & Hines, LLP Quoted Re: Don Imus

mus Sued Over Radio Spots Advertiser claims host disparaged them…in their own commercials JANUARY 24–A Tennessee company is suing Don Imus for $4 million after the radio host allegedly disparaged the firm last year while reading its commercials on his show. FlatSigned Press alleges that Imus made snide comments about the company as he read spots advertising its sale of copies of the Warren Commission report signed by President Gerald Ford, a member of the government panel that investigated the […]


DAILY NEWS – Marc Held, Partner, Held & Hines, LLP Quoted Re: Don Imus Lawsuit

Book publisher sues Don Imus over ‘cheesy’ comment BY JOSE MARTINEZ DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITER Thursday, January 24th 2008, 3:58 PM A company that sells autographed books is steamed at Don Imus for trashing their product on the air as “cheesy” during paid commercial spots. Flatsigned Press has slapped the I-Man with a $4 million suit, charging he cracked crude jokes at the company’s expense last January in ads touting copies of a book signed by President Gerald Ford, who […]


USA TODAY – Marc Held, Partner, Held & Hines LLP is Quoted RE. Don Imus Lawsuit

NEW YORK — Don Imus is being sued for more than $4 million by an advertiser on his former show who says the radio shock jock badmouthed the company and called its commercials for a book by the late President Gerald Ford “cheesy.” Flatsigned Press Inc., a book publisher based in Nashville, says Imus insulted the company last year in ads it paid for to promote a book by Ford on the Warren Commission’s investigation into the 1963 assassination of […]


Bloomberg: Marc Held, Partner, held & Hines, LLP quoted: Lawsuit vs. Don Imus

Viacom’s Infinity, Imus Sued By Auction Site Over Ad (Update1) By Patricia Hurtado Jan. 24 (Bloomberg) — Viacom Inc.’s Infinity Broadcasting radio unit and Don Imus were sued by an Internet auction site and publisher that claims the radio host disparaged it during paid promotional spots in 2007 for the planned sale of limited-edition books signed by President Gerald R. Ford. Imus returned to talk radio last month and pledged to be a “better person’ after an eight-month exile for […]


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