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zabet Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jul-10-10 09:52 AM
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2. The laws are in favor of the corporation.
When corporations were granted the legal status of 'personhood', the legal rights of the actual people against the corporation went down the crapper. Take for example workers' comp cases. You cannot sue for punitive damages, only for lost wages. Doesn't matter how bad the injury or whether the company was grossly negligent, doesn't even matter if they broke all kinds of OSHA and EPA laws, all you can get is lost wages. Nothing for loss of lifestyle, nothing for loss of health and well-being (they lay that on SSDI), and nothing for what they put your loved ones through.
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