Patient Education Site Being Blackmailed for Use of Pictures on the Thyroid Educational Website.
Please send letters in support of your thyroid educational blog and website to the suits hired guns of PicRight LTD.
Wow, the number one private educational website thyroid.com is being hounded for payment for pictures used to depict specific thyroid conditions. My blog is educational and is rated among the top thyroid blog. Prior attempts to collect cash from my small website and educational blog have ended when they heard it was educational and not for profit site. There is no ads on the blog or website.
PicRights LTD is the first in since 1997 when thyroid.com first was on the internet that had the nerve to send their suits after me. Higbee & Ass Mathew Higbee sent a demand letter for an ungodly sum of $1775.
I have won every other case in the past. I am using the pictures to show case a specific disease state. The massive morbid obese patient in the picture was there to highlight that hypothyroid was not the cause of her massive obesity as stated in the article.The message was THYROID DISEASE DOES NOT CAUSE OBESITY. I am a small private thyroidologist doing good work informing thyroid patients on their options with thyroid diseases such as nodules and cancer.
I would pay if it was not for an educational purpose.
Pic Rights needs to follow others and drop the claim as it will not look good for them in court.
Please send your letters to
Higbee & Ass.
1504Brookhollow Dr.STE 112
Santa Ana Ca 92705