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Marrah_G Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-27-07 12:35 PM
Response to Reply #115
138. Less coffee!
"Angry liberal"?

Sorry but your entire post looks like a Puke doing his/her best to act like an out of control "angry liberal" as THEY like to call us.....

just sayin'..... :shrug:
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  -Wal-Mart sues employee injured at their store. Eric J in MN  Nov-24-07 09:10 PM   #0 
  - Grrrecommended.  dicksteele   Nov-24-07 09:13 PM   #1 
  - Son killed while in Iraq? Talk about redefining family AND community values.  HypnoToad   Nov-24-07 09:14 PM   #2 
  - I think we should take health insurance out of the for-profit hands of corporations.  Selatius   Nov-24-07 09:15 PM   #3 
  - Then she would not have gotten 400k in medical expenses in the court judgment.  McCamy Taylor   Nov-25-07 01:04 AM   #31 
  - yep  northzax   Nov-25-07 03:47 PM   #113 
  - That I believe to be 100% wrong.  FREEWILL56   Nov-25-07 08:54 PM   #128 
  - How right you are.  JDPriestly   Nov-25-07 02:19 PM   #103 
  - Would seem to me  safeinOhio   Nov-24-07 09:16 PM   #4 
  - Seems that way to me, too n/t  Psephos   Nov-24-07 09:19 PM   #5 
  - It seems to me like she should be the only one entitled to benefit  Lorien   Nov-24-07 09:22 PM   #8 
  - Wal-Mart wrote the health insurance contract so that they get the court award....  Eric J in MN   Nov-24-07 09:32 PM   #11 
  - duplicate NT  Eric J in MN   Nov-24-07 09:32 PM   #12 
  - Despicable. nt  NC_Nurse   Nov-24-07 09:20 PM   #6 
  - This is sickening.  liberalmuse   Nov-24-07 09:22 PM   #7 
  - Stockholders are culpable when corporations act like this.  BushDespiser12   Nov-24-07 09:25 PM   #9 
  - And which dem candidate was a Wal mart board member for many years?  gulfcoastliberal   Nov-24-07 09:30 PM   #10 
  - Maybe...  Eric J in MN   Nov-24-07 09:41 PM   #14 
  - No, you don't understand.  PinkTiger   Nov-25-07 05:29 AM   #38 
     - Yep--Sam must roll over daily when he sees what his greedy, nasty, despicable progeny  blondeatlast   Nov-25-07 12:40 PM   #92 
     - She quit the board when Bill started his campaign- not because she disagreed with the union-busting  gulfcoastliberal   Nov-25-07 10:23 PM   #129 
  - Who Praises Wal-Mart On Environment?  Nomad559   Nov-24-07 10:04 PM   #19 
  - A brain-damaged woman is sued by Mall-Wart; her son, killed in the Iraq War  brentspeak   Nov-24-07 09:36 PM   #13 
  - Calm down. Go read the other post on this story.  emilyg   Nov-24-07 09:42 PM   #15 
     - You support Wal-Mart in this? NT  Eric J in MN   Nov-24-07 09:43 PM   #16 
     - ???  brentspeak   Nov-24-07 09:46 PM   #17 
     - Link? Your point? Hello?  BushDespiser12   Nov-24-07 10:07 PM   #20 
     - Care to follow up on your hit-and-run bizarro post?  brentspeak   Nov-25-07 09:39 AM   #60 
  - I'm lost. Is the health insurance company acting as the conduit for workman's comp?  no_hypocrisy   Nov-24-07 09:53 PM   #18 
  - As if I needed another reason to despise Walmart.  progressoid   Nov-24-07 10:11 PM   #21 
  - sorry to not support the groupthink outrage here, but...  unblock   Nov-24-07 10:39 PM   #22 
  - So you wound up with no more money than if you hadn't sued? NT  Eric J in MN   Nov-24-07 11:21 PM   #23 
  - my settlements gave me enough to pay the medical bills & lawyers and still have something  unblock   Nov-25-07 09:40 AM   #61 
  - difference: her bills as a result of her injuries will continue for the rest of her life  eShirl   Nov-25-07 12:17 AM   #25 
  - my injuries will likely continue the rest of my life  unblock   Nov-25-07 09:42 AM   #63 
  - That should be accounted for in the award, though  treestar   Nov-25-07 09:51 AM   #68 
  - You pay for insurance so that they will pay for your expenses ( IF  Lorien   Nov-25-07 12:23 AM   #26 
  - disagree completely.  unblock   Nov-25-07 09:44 AM   #64 
     - So your insurance company has no responsibilty to you as a client  Lorien   Nov-25-07 02:12 PM   #101 
        - again, why should my expenses be paid twice?  unblock   Nov-25-07 04:13 PM   #117 
  - so...basically you sued to reimburse the insurance company? i'm sure  orleans   Nov-25-07 02:10 AM   #36 
  - no, i also sued to reimburse my lawyer :)  unblock   Nov-25-07 09:45 AM   #65 
  - There is at minimum about $130,000 in bills from rehab and hospital stay that weren't paid  OurVotesCount-Ohio   Nov-25-07 06:21 AM   #41 
  - that's a more interesting question. my insurance didn't run out.  unblock   Nov-25-07 09:48 AM   #66 
     - Very revealing, your use of "ought"  davekriss   Nov-25-07 10:35 AM   #76 
        - well, if you think insurance should be liable for economic loss & pain & suffering  unblock   Nov-25-07 11:13 AM   #83 
        - No  davekriss   Nov-25-07 12:04 PM   #88 
        - He works on Wall Street  Lorien   Nov-25-07 02:19 PM   #102 
        - emphasis on WORK.  unblock   Nov-25-07 02:41 PM   #107 
        - Those "acturarily-sound insurance premiums"  WillowTree   Nov-25-07 11:25 PM   #131 
           - I too would be glad to have the actuaries recalculate...  davekriss   Nov-26-07 11:08 AM   #132 
        - That money you payed back your your insurance company was minus your Premium right?  rAVES   Nov-25-07 02:27 PM   #104 
        - that makes your point  whathappened   Nov-25-07 07:00 PM   #125 
        - If Insurance Companies can't "subrogate", then your rates will go up.  SharonAnn   Nov-25-07 12:00 PM   #86 
           - I'm not against subrogation per se  davekriss   Nov-25-07 12:18 PM   #90 
              - another successful corporate colonization -- you can't buy this kind of loyalty  nashville_brook   Nov-25-07 12:39 PM   #91 
                 - Though slightly out of context...  davekriss   Nov-26-07 07:09 PM   #133 
  - There is something terribly wrong when a settlement is eaten up  dmr   Nov-25-07 06:50 AM   #45 
  - what we need is less bad press for large settlements  unblock   Nov-25-07 09:51 AM   #69 
     - people need to understand that insurance co's NEED all that money.  nashville_brook   Nov-25-07 12:41 PM   #93 
     - Really.  Wednesdays   Nov-25-07 01:10 PM   #98 
     - EXACTLY  iaviate1   Nov-25-07 02:36 PM   #105 
  - Agreed - and everyone needs to look at their own policies -  lynne   Nov-25-07 07:30 AM   #46 
  - Yes, something I pointed out in an earlier post.  JeanGrey   Nov-25-07 10:14 AM   #75 
  - then what's the point of accident insurance? why should victims go  orleans   Nov-25-07 10:24 PM   #130 
  - So are you not then entitled to get a refund of all insurance premioums  AllyCat   Nov-25-07 09:03 AM   #54 
  - see above responses  unblock   Nov-25-07 09:52 AM   #70 
  - Why didn't the insurance company sue em then?  The Straight Story   Nov-25-07 02:05 PM   #100 
     - as a practical matter, they don't have the facts at hand  unblock   Nov-25-07 02:44 PM   #108 
  - Slave-mart where prices are king.  Rex   Nov-24-07 11:24 PM   #24 
  - it sickens me, people who think they are saving money  Skittles   Nov-25-07 01:01 AM   #30 
  - If Wal-Mart had to sue someone, shouldn't they have sued the trucking company?  bob_weaver   Nov-25-07 12:31 AM   #27 
  - The trucking company has the means of fighting back that this woman does not have. n/t  AdHocSolver   Nov-25-07 01:34 AM   #35 
  - The court should have thrown out Wal-Mart's suit and told Wal-Mart to sue the proper party  bob_weaver   Nov-25-07 05:53 AM   #39 
  - The injured woman and her family should sue the trucking company.  lynne   Nov-25-07 07:36 AM   #48 
  - She did sue the trucking company.  WillowTree   Nov-25-07 11:03 AM   #82 
  - Mal-Wart is the epitome of the psychopathic corprat  Triana   Nov-25-07 12:39 AM   #28 
  - MOney you collect for your medical expenses has to go to pay the medical  McCamy Taylor   Nov-25-07 01:00 AM   #29 
  - Exactly.  WillowTree   Nov-25-07 01:31 AM   #34 
  - Then WE need to change the fucking law.  pattmarty   Nov-25-07 09:03 AM   #53 
     - How so?  WillowTree   Nov-25-07 10:51 AM   #78 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-25-07 10:58 AM   #81 
           - Ah.  WillowTree   Nov-25-07 12:02 PM   #87 
              - And, have a nice fucking day..........  pattmarty   Nov-25-07 12:42 PM   #94 
                 - What is your problem? Why so hostile?  Beaverhausen   Nov-25-07 01:07 PM   #97 
                    - Hey, I'm first and foremost an angry liberal.  pattmarty   Nov-25-07 03:55 PM   #115 
                       - Less coffee!  Marrah_G   Nov-27-07 12:35 PM   #138 
  - It isn't legal malpractice to not get a verdict that is exactly what  treestar   Nov-25-07 09:55 AM   #71 
  - I didn't say it was malpractice.  WillowTree   Nov-25-07 10:52 AM   #79 
  - Then what I want to know is when does she get reimbursed for the premiums she paid?  AllyCat   Nov-25-07 10:42 AM   #77 
     - Premiums were paid for coverage that included a subrogation clause.  WillowTree   Nov-25-07 10:53 AM   #80 
        - Then it is unethical and someone should go after them.  AllyCat   Nov-26-07 09:21 PM   #135 
  - Welcome to the Jungle.  MiniMandaRuth   Nov-25-07 01:06 AM   #32 
  - Read the article. Semi co. underinsured.  McCamy Taylor   Nov-25-07 01:19 AM   #33 
  - The fix has been in for years.  liberal hypnotist   Nov-25-07 05:06 AM   #37 
  - I went to Wal-Mart picture studio last night...  Fool_Me_Once   Nov-25-07 06:06 AM   #40 
  - The alarms went off for every 5th customer? Only during Christmas season!  HypnoToad   Nov-25-07 06:25 AM   #42 
     - They sure did...  Fool_Me_Once   Nov-25-07 06:35 AM   #43 
  - That's it: no more annual forays to Walmart just for one over-the-counter product  indepat   Nov-25-07 06:38 AM   #44 
  - This should be on the front cover of every paper in the world  rAVES   Nov-25-07 07:31 AM   #47 
  - Nobody should ever shop @ a Wal Mart again.  Botany   Nov-25-07 07:44 AM   #49 
  - I really hate these people!  Joanne98   Nov-25-07 08:22 AM   #50 
  - Yet another reason to avoid Wal-Mart. nt  KC2   Nov-25-07 08:34 AM   #51 
  - Yep. Even private insurance companies do that. I have a friend who has  1monster   Nov-25-07 08:41 AM   #52 
  - Shopping at Wal Mart is unAmerican.  DCKit   Nov-25-07 09:08 AM   #55 
  - So the moral is, in order to stymie subrogation by the insurance companies,  1monster   Nov-25-07 09:18 AM   #56 
  - I do not see the outrage here? I mean the insureance company  gatlingforme   Nov-25-07 09:22 AM   #57 
  - So, she isn't entitled to lost wages and pain and suffering???  Fool_Me_Once   Nov-25-07 09:33 AM   #58 
  - Sure she is. That's included in the verdict or settlement.  treestar   Nov-25-07 09:58 AM   #72 
  - Apparently, you didn't even bother to read the article  brentspeak   Nov-25-07 09:34 AM   #59 
  - And wasn't it nice of her to go to the trouble of suing the trucking company for them?  AllyCat   Nov-26-07 09:26 PM   #136 
  - It may be legal, but perhaps it shouldn't be.  SnowCritter   Nov-25-07 09:42 AM   #62 
  - Hurray for capitalism!  Lord Wortherington   Nov-25-07 09:49 AM   #67 
  - Next: Same story, except woman gets sued by Wal-Mart for NOT suing the truck company.  file83   Nov-25-07 11:41 AM   #84 
  - They would get far more then that...  jeff30997   Nov-25-07 11:53 AM   #85 
  - Don't Blame Walmart -- It's the lawyer's fault  Girlieman   Nov-25-07 10:03 AM   #73 
  - not to mention  northzax   Nov-25-07 04:00 PM   #116 
  - The last two times I was injured (car accidents) the insuance company  JeanGrey   Nov-25-07 10:08 AM   #74 
  - Its not really subrogation its the collateral source rule.  burythehatchet   Nov-25-07 12:16 PM   #89 
  - Despicable. WM is the nearest "grocery" store to me by several miles  blondeatlast   Nov-25-07 12:48 PM   #95 
  - any progressive Dems still shopping at Walmart? stop enabling them! vote with your feet! nt  nightrain   Nov-25-07 01:04 PM   #96 
  - Oh, shut up.  PinkTiger   Nov-25-07 06:32 PM   #121 
  - Glad I have been boycotting since early 2005  HughMoran   Nov-25-07 02:01 PM   #99 
  - if you could point out to me where in the article it says  Maine-ah   Nov-25-07 02:36 PM   #106 
  - No it doesn't say that.  Gormy Cuss   Nov-25-07 03:13 PM   #110 
     - Thanks Gormy,  Maine-ah   Nov-25-07 07:51 PM   #127 
  - Wait a minute. Was this employee injured AT THE STORE?  proud2Blib   Nov-25-07 02:59 PM   #109 
  - Forward this to Pres. candidates, members of Congress & candidates for House & Senate.  Liberty Belle   Nov-25-07 03:21 PM   #111 
  - Oh how people love money  roxnev   Nov-25-07 03:40 PM   #112 
  - I don't see why  zidzi   Nov-25-07 03:51 PM   #114 
  - Her attorney is an idiot  TomClash   Nov-25-07 04:51 PM   #118 
  - ??????????? I don't understand.  Canuckistanian   Nov-25-07 05:55 PM   #119 
  - In this case Walmart is the "insurer"  Ewellian   Nov-25-07 06:42 PM   #123 
     - What a byzantine system  Canuckistanian   Nov-25-07 07:28 PM   #126 
        - Many of us are trying to wake them up. It's an uphill battle so far  AllyCat   Nov-27-07 02:06 PM   #139 
  - I hate Wal Mart but most insurance companies will  ikojo   Nov-25-07 06:11 PM   #120 
  - If anyone owe Walmart reimbursement, it's the trucking company's insurance company!  rocknation   Nov-25-07 06:40 PM   #122 
  - I was so hoping that was a story from the Onion.  Sam_Smith   Nov-25-07 06:56 PM   #124 
  - Yet another reason to eliminate private insurance companies  alarimer   Nov-26-07 07:22 PM   #134 
  - It's the fault of the semi company for being underinsured. This case shows what happens when guilty  McCamy Taylor   Nov-27-07 12:26 PM   #137 
 

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