'Rebecca' Publicist Can't Dodge Producers' Suit

Law360, New York (October 7, 2013, 1:29 PM EDT) -- The publicist for the troubled Broadway musical "Rebecca," which was torpedoed by a financier's fraud, can't yet escape its producers' lawsuit, a New York state judge ruled Monday, but the judge also said public relations professionals don't owe fiduciary duties to their clients. 

During a hearing, Justice Jeffrey K. Oing allowed breach of contract and defamation claims to continue against Marc Thibodeau, who was supposed to promote the show that fell apart when the producers were conned by former stockbroker Mark Christopher Hotton's false claims that...
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