Spotlight Documents: Legal maneuvering
During David Kirkpatricks tenure at Plymouth Rock Studios and Good News Holdings, both companies and their lawyers have reacted forcefully to people raising questions about Kirkpatrick's history and that of Good News Holdings.
Plymouth resident Laurien Enos sent fellow members of Town Meeting a compilation of her Internet research, including complaints that Good News Holdings didn't pay people it hired. This is the letter she received from Plymouth Rock Studios.
Plymouth resident Jerry Benezra sent state officials and others information about Kirkpatricks bankruptcy and several of the lawsuits against him. Benezra received this letter from Plymouth Rock Studios.
Holliston novelist Micah Nathan wrote an article for Boston Magazine about his experiences writing a Christian horror screenplay for Kirkpatrick. Nathan said Kirkpatrick owed him $36,000. This is the letter Boston Magazine received from Good News Holdings. While Nathan believed his nondisclosure agreement with Good News allowed him to write the piece, Boston Magazine says it did not want to be party to violating that agreement. The article never ran.
The novelist sent a scathing e-mail after a movie idea collapsed.
Documents from the former Paramount chief's 2005 bankruptcy filing.
A Good News Holdings investor sues Kirkpatrick.
Letters sent by Kirkpatrick's companies to people who raised questions.
A 7-page advertisement Good News Holdings ran.