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liberalhistorian Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jul-18-09 09:31 AM
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21. Yeah, 'cause they did absolutely NO work at all on
the case, right? 'Cause they don't have any office overhead/expenses and they don't need a roof over their head or to eat, right?

People have NO fucking clue how much work goes into even seemingly simple legal cases or how much expenses are involved in case preparation, expenses that MUST be paid out of their own pocket before they ever get a dime.
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  -Man sedated during search gets $125,000 NeoConsSuck  Jul-18-09 04:57 AM   #0 
  - And that's bad, right?  WillBowden   Jul-18-09 05:01 AM   #1 
  - Well, they thought it was okay to strip search  Believing Is Art   Jul-18-09 05:37 AM   #4 
  - Why do you use irrefutable facts? ROFL n/t  jody   Jul-18-09 07:54 AM   #16 
  - It's only bad if he is from here...  sfwriter   Jul-20-09 05:00 PM   #80 
  - Clement received a $6,792 bill from Albany Med ...  Amos Moses   Jul-18-09 05:12 AM   #2 
  - I thought you were joking, but you're right. Jeeze.  nilram   Jul-18-09 05:10 PM   #63 
  - They BILLED him for it?  surrealAmerican   Jul-18-09 05:20 PM   #64 
     - I never knew rape kits cost that much.  Amos Moses   Jul-18-09 05:37 PM   #66 
  - Most intrusive search I've heard of.  No Elephants   Jul-18-09 05:17 AM   #3 
  - Can I just tell you that I find this...  FormerOstrich   Jul-18-09 05:38 AM   #5 
  - only 125k?? Not much punishment - I'd say that is $5 million easy  tomm2thumbs   Jul-18-09 05:38 AM   #6 
  - That mentality is just wrong  Uben   Jul-18-09 06:58 AM   #9 
     - How about..  sendero   Jul-18-09 07:10 AM   #10 
     - Me too....  Uben   Jul-18-09 07:23 AM   #13 
     - Not just lose their jobs - lose their medical license. (nt)  noamnety   Jul-18-09 10:56 AM   #33 
        - "Spoke to Shirley of Risk Management," a physician wrote, ...  Kolesar   Jul-19-09 09:02 AM   #72 
     - How nice of you to offer to submit to torture for a measly $125k  Doremus   Jul-18-09 08:02 AM   #17 
     - If you wish to sue the individual responsible......  Uben   Jul-18-09 09:29 AM   #20 
        - It wasn't torture?  mudplanet   Jul-18-09 10:26 AM   #25 
        - You've got an opinion  Uben   Jul-18-09 10:49 AM   #31 
           - No one is arguing a colonoscopy is painful, but a colonoscopy without  mudplanet   Jul-18-09 02:28 PM   #59 
              - The x-ray is more worrisome to me  booley   Jul-20-09 03:53 AM   #75 
        - You've never been through what he was forced to endure  Tempest   Jul-18-09 10:27 AM   #26 
        - You don't know what I've been through ....  Uben   Jul-18-09 10:51 AM   #32 
           - Well then, tell us what you have been through.  NickB79   Jul-20-09 03:53 AM   #76 
        - Ann? Is that you?  hootinholler   Jul-18-09 10:30 AM   #28 
        - The ONLY way to wake up the public...  SkyDaddy7   Jul-18-09 11:07 AM   #35 
        - Don't get me wrong......  Uben   Jul-18-09 12:15 PM   #40 
           - How convenient you don't want to argue the point any longer.  Doremus   Jul-18-09 08:17 PM   #67 
           - I understand and agree with you, I think...  SkyDaddy7   Jul-19-09 07:09 AM   #71 
        - You're right about one point, it's not the taxpayers who should be footing the  bobshin   Jul-18-09 11:37 AM   #36 
        - the buck stops where?  harmonicon   Jul-18-09 01:18 PM   #52 
        - "It wasn't torture"? It certainly meets the definition of rape, whether it hurt or not.  Papa Boule   Jul-18-09 12:23 PM   #43 
        - I suppose phrases like...  Tandalayo_Scheisskopf   Jul-18-09 12:43 PM   #44 
        - Seriously? You have been forcibly sedated and cavity searched 3 times?  uppityperson   Jul-18-09 12:52 PM   #46 
        - there was no jury - it was a settlement  harmonicon   Jul-18-09 01:12 PM   #50 
        - point of order, (or something...)  AnotherDreamWeaver   Jul-19-09 01:03 AM   #69 
     - Wrong, $125 thousand isn't enough to ensure this doesn't happen again. nt  Umbral   Jul-18-09 11:02 AM   #34 
     - I think he and the sherriff's investigators should be fined  LiberalAndProud   Jul-18-09 01:03 PM   #49 
     - He should have got at least 1 million,  Sewsojm   Jul-18-09 02:01 PM   #58 
     - I disagree. I think the higher these awards go, the quicker the  midnight   Jul-20-09 06:29 AM   #78 
  - Horrendous. Now, what are the people going to do? Does the law say it can  peacetalksforall   Jul-18-09 06:41 AM   #7 
  - not nearly enough compensation for the outrageous actions  nightrain   Jul-18-09 06:48 AM   #8 
  - agree  Locrian   Jul-18-09 07:42 AM   #15 
  - Other than he had a warrant for FTA, what was the justification  rasputin1952   Jul-18-09 07:12 AM   #11 
  - After paying the guy his $125,000  DFW   Jul-18-09 07:18 AM   #12 
  - Yeah, I think that'd meet the constitutional test for "unreasonable search."  Bette Noir   Jul-18-09 07:41 AM   #14 
  - I wouldn't have accepted $125k  47of74   Jul-18-09 08:34 AM   #18 
  - $125K and the lawyers will get 1/3rd. n/t  BumRushDaShow   Jul-18-09 09:02 AM   #19 
  - Yeah, 'cause they did absolutely NO work at all on  liberalhistorian   Jul-18-09 09:31 AM   #21 
     - Wow. Way to twist around my statement.  BumRushDaShow   Jul-18-09 10:42 AM   #29 
     - Then maybe you should have been a bit more  liberalhistorian   Jul-18-09 12:13 PM   #39 
        - Backpedaling?  BumRushDaShow   Jul-18-09 02:48 PM   #60 
           - Whatever. I guess working in the field for fifteen years  liberalhistorian   Jul-18-09 03:05 PM   #61 
     - On second thought, nevermind.  1monster   Jul-18-09 11:52 AM   #38 
  - What the hell kind of ethics do those doctors have?  Eric J in MN   Jul-18-09 09:37 AM   #22 
  - forcing vomiting is even worse, imho  unblock   Jul-18-09 09:43 AM   #23 
  - The same kind of "doctors' who went along with the torture  liberalhistorian   Jul-18-09 12:16 PM   #41 
  - Sheriff's investigators did not obtain a search warrant for the procedure, and hospital officials  mbperrin   Jul-18-09 10:01 AM   #24 
  - Sounds like "Shirley" didn't know the "risk management"  liberalhistorian   Jul-18-09 12:21 PM   #42 
  - Well, it could have been worse. The cops could have just broken his neck....  KansDem   Jul-18-09 10:28 AM   #27 
  - jesus fuckin' christ!  Blue_Tires   Jul-18-09 12:43 PM   #45 
  - Gotta love those coroner reports!  Flaneur   Jul-18-09 01:41 PM   #55 
     - a fractured hyoid  canucksawbones   Jul-18-09 02:00 PM   #57 
        - It was the third thing listed.  Flaneur   Jul-18-09 03:40 PM   #62 
           - Hyoid fracture doesn't necessarily cause death.  Gwendolyn   Jul-19-09 02:55 PM   #74 
  - Going to Disneyland? Nope, gonna buy drugs.  timeforpeace   Jul-18-09 10:43 AM   #30 
  - WTF? how is that legal in anyt shape or form? Those "doctors" need to lose their jobs, too.  Odin2005   Jul-18-09 11:40 AM   #37 
  - Question: Would this have been okay if they had found drugs?  Flaneur   Jul-18-09 12:58 PM   #47 
  - No  Lars39   Jul-18-09 01:13 PM   #51 
  - No  Alenne   Jul-18-09 01:21 PM   #53 
  - No, but I'm afraid it would have been justified by the cops then.  Flaneur   Jul-18-09 01:43 PM   #56 
  - To Project and To Sever  HCE SuiGeneris   Jul-18-09 01:01 PM   #48 
  - I think about if it had been me....  orbitalman   Jul-18-09 01:29 PM   #54 
  - wouldn't it be funny if he used the settlement money to buy drugs?  subcomhd   Jul-18-09 05:27 PM   #65 
  - K&R  Wednesdays   Jul-18-09 09:29 PM   #68 
  - Whether you call it rape or not the fact remains that  Q3JR4   Jul-19-09 05:31 AM   #70 
  - That's just the civil part  notesdev   Jul-19-09 01:38 PM   #73 
     - Even better.  Q3JR4   Jul-20-09 06:10 AM   #77 
  - In Chicago in this situation they make the prisoner eat White Castles  AngryAmish   Jul-20-09 07:55 AM   #79 
  - As I stated up thread - Not nearly enough...  Umbral   Jul-21-09 11:49 AM   #81 

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