How to write about a lawsuit

Remember when I said I would stop linking to my own stories in the Daily?

Er…um…

I worked on this one for about two weeks.

Lawsuit writing lesson*:

He claimed to have charged, in the lawsuit, that the defendant allegedly made claims of allegations, according to the suit. The plaintiff charges that allegations were made against him, but this could not be confirmed, according to sources within the unsubstantiated charges. In documents filed next Tuesday, attorneys for the alleged parties claimed that they planned to file a response to the claims made by counsel, according to the lawsuit.

*This is neither an actual lesson nor an actual quote from any actual story I’ve written. These characters are not intended to bear any resemblance to any actual persons, living, dead, or litigious.

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