September 13, 2010 05:11 ET Tops 300,000 Requests for Attorney Assistance From Its Readership

Request Form Process Helps Those in Need Find Help at a Critical Time

SANTA CRUZ, CA--(Marketwire - September 13, 2010) -, the premier publication from Online Legal Media, has exceeded 300,000 reader requests for attorney assistance. Many readers come to the site in need of legal help because they are affected by once-in-a-lifetime situations such as medical malpractice, personal injury, defective products, overtime and labor issues and other conditions.

People turn to to research if harm to them could be the fault or negligence of others; to overcome the difficulty in navigating the complexity of the legal system; to learn about situations that may have harmed them in the past or that have had limited publicity; and to learn more about where to turn for legal assistance.

Trial attorneys also utilize the site to keep abreast of hot legal issues and settlements as well as advertise in the publication. publishes news and information covering a wide range of legal issues. Once a reader has spent time on the site investigating a topic of personal interest, they complete a request form. At this point, they have determined that they might have a legal issue and are interested in being contacted by someone in the legal community who can help them determine their best next step. Once a request form is submitted, it is distributed to an attorney with an interest in that practice area. It is up to the attorneys to follow-up with requests.

"Our readers recognize the critical role we play in not only educating them on important legal news, but also to act as a conduit, connecting those in need with attorneys practicing in that area," said Stephen King, CEO. " is not owned or operated by a law firm, so all requests for legal help are forwarded to legal professionals who can help our readers. These attorneys recognize the quality of the contacts coming through our publication and utilize the many advertising options available through our site to reach potential clients." is an independent legal news provider specializing in a range of legal issues. It handles various legal issues like personal injury lawsuits, class action lawsuits, harmful drug cases, labor laws, defective products and so on. Many readers come to the site in search of legal help such as filing lawsuits or to find a lawyer. Millions of readers benefit from our in-depth coverage of the legal issues that affect all of us every day. At, we provide readers with a convenient, trusted and free way to have their legal issues reviewed by a lawyer.

Online Legal Media owns and operates websites addressing the general public and the legal community., founded in 2001, is an online legal news publication and trusted Google news source with over 2.5 million unique visitors annually and over 300,000 request forms submitted to attorneys from its readership. serves as a portal for trial attorneys to network and to market their firms to other attorneys and legal professionals. Online Legal Media is based in Santa Cruz, California.

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