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pnwmom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-05-09 09:14 PM
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19. The attorneys are supposed to be professionals, not acting out of shock and anger.n/t
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  -Lawyer of DUI victim: "Any person who was aware she was drinking is an accomplice." pnwmom  Aug-05-09 05:36 PM   #0 
  - So, I really don't mean to marginalize their loss BUT.....  SleeplessInAlabama   Aug-05-09 05:38 PM   #1 
  - It's clearly about deep pockets. And maybe setting a precedent for themselves. n/t  pnwmom   Aug-05-09 05:39 PM   #3 
  - Definitely.  blueamy66   Aug-05-09 09:21 PM   #22 
  - Well sorry three people who had nothing to do with this woman  LisaL   Aug-05-09 09:21 PM   #23 
     - Of course her estate and/or insurance should pay damages.  pnwmom   Aug-05-09 10:50 PM   #40 
     - Her assests presumaly were shared with her husband.  LisaL   Aug-05-09 11:08 PM   #56 
        - The lawyers should sue her ESTATE. Then probate court decides how to separate  pnwmom   Aug-05-09 11:16 PM   #59 
     - Well, the husband lost his wife and daughter, with their young  liberalhistorian   Aug-07-09 06:54 PM   #86 
  - exactly ever listen to Glenn Beck  Johonny   Aug-05-09 09:31 PM   #26 
  - A travesty thats what I'd call it!  Expedite Trucker   Aug-05-09 10:00 PM   #29 
  - If they proceed to sue relatives, then their name is fitting too  CreekDog   Aug-06-09 06:33 AM   #71 
  - Somehow I don't think that's gonna fly.  BlooInBloo   Aug-05-09 05:38 PM   #2 
  - What did the lawyers want the family members to do?  SemiCharmedQuark   Aug-05-09 05:39 PM   #4 
  - If this is to become the standard, then most families are in trouble. n/t  pnwmom   Aug-05-09 05:42 PM   #5 
  - They are probably going to argue that the family should have known previously about her heavy  4lbs   Aug-05-09 05:55 PM   #8 
  - You can't legally force an adult into treatment, even with an intervention.  pnwmom   Aug-05-09 06:22 PM   #10 
     - It will be interesting to see how M.A.D.D. addresses this lawsuit and the crash itself. (n/t)  4lbs   Aug-05-09 07:03 PM   #11 
     - It only takes two members of the immediate family to sign commitment papers.  Wizard777   Aug-07-09 07:38 PM   #92 
  - Be rich?  Egalitariat   Aug-05-09 07:22 PM   #12 
  - Not polish off all the booze and dope before leaving the campsite?  sofa king   Aug-06-09 07:00 AM   #75 
  - What We Expect Bartenders To Do  NashVegas   Aug-07-09 08:22 PM   #95 
  - Sound, fury  reflection   Aug-05-09 05:47 PM   #6 
  - Wrong. The family will have huge legal bills to face.  pnwmom   Aug-05-09 05:52 PM   #7 
     - You're right.  reflection   Aug-05-09 05:58 PM   #9 
     - Insurance....  Hepburn   Aug-05-09 08:49 PM   #17 
     - Presumably her insurance should be paying for it,  LisaL   Aug-05-09 09:19 PM   #21 
        - If a policy was in effect on the vehicle at the time of the event....  Hepburn   Aug-06-09 12:55 PM   #82 
     - They Could Try Counter-Suing (Harrassment, Emotional Distress)  NashVegas   Aug-07-09 08:24 PM   #96 
  - The Family Of The Victims Has A Right To Be Outraged  Me.   Aug-05-09 07:57 PM   #13 
  - The brother of the woman lost his three daughters in the accident.  pnwmom   Aug-05-09 08:38 PM   #14 
  - I Agree  Me.   Aug-05-09 08:43 PM   #15 
  - The attorneys are supposed to be professionals, not acting out of shock and anger.n/t  pnwmom   Aug-05-09 09:14 PM   #19 
  - If Only  Me.   Aug-05-09 09:26 PM   #25 
     - These attorneys must be ambulance chasers. n/t  pnwmom   Aug-05-09 10:49 PM   #39 
  - It's More Than Shock and Anger. It's Rationalization  NashVegas   Aug-07-09 08:27 PM   #99 
  - The family lost three people just driving, having nothing to do  LisaL   Aug-05-09 09:33 PM   #27 
  - They want justice, but their own solution is UNJUST.  pnwmom   Aug-05-09 10:54 PM   #44 
  - Not to mention that the husband lost his wife and young  liberalhistorian   Aug-07-09 07:00 PM   #87 
  - No One Would Disagree. But Do They Have the Right To Inflict Distress Upon Those Who Had No Control?  NashVegas   Aug-07-09 08:25 PM   #97 
  - Hmmmm  Confusious   Aug-05-09 08:46 PM   #16 
  - If these family members knew and still let them drive their children around  qanda   Aug-05-09 08:52 PM   #18 
  - This is the family of the people she collided with.  LisaL   Aug-05-09 09:16 PM   #20 
     - That isn't the point. They have suffered an awful loss, but no one, not even  pnwmom   Aug-05-09 10:53 PM   #43 
     - Do you or do you not agree that if the woman did not die, she'd  LisaL   Aug-05-09 11:03 PM   #52 
        - The lawyers didn't say they plan to sue the woman's estate,  pnwmom   Aug-05-09 11:23 PM   #62 
     - Oh, I don't mind if the other family sues. That's their right.  qanda   Aug-06-09 06:47 AM   #74 
     - No, but they need to recognize that the woman's family  liberalhistorian   Aug-07-09 07:04 PM   #88 
  - In search of  H2O Man   Aug-05-09 09:23 PM   #24 
  - "Bastardi" family? Really? What an unfortunate last name...  DRoseDARs   Aug-05-09 09:58 PM   #28 
  - The family lost three people, and you are complaining about  LisaL   Aug-05-09 10:24 PM   #30 
  - Evidently, even AFTER you edited your own post, you still didnt manage to read past the subject line  DRoseDARs   Aug-05-09 10:29 PM   #31 
  - Actually I edited the post because I believed it was too mean  LisaL   Aug-05-09 10:32 PM   #32 
     - "..but these 'Bastardi' people are a bunch of bastards for inflicting further pain and suffering.."  DRoseDARs   Aug-05-09 10:35 PM   #33 
        - You are something else.  LisaL   Aug-05-09 10:37 PM   #35 
           - Cripes, the reading comprehension is low with this one.  DRoseDARs   Aug-05-09 10:51 PM   #42 
           - Where is your reading comprehension?  LisaL   Aug-05-09 10:57 PM   #46 
              - NO ONE HERE is saying that her insurance and assets shouldn't be available  pnwmom   Aug-05-09 11:00 PM   #49 
              - Others more knowledgeable than I are taking your argument apart and you still don't listen.  DRoseDARs   Aug-05-09 11:02 PM   #50 
              - So it's fair to sue her brother?  CreekDog   Aug-06-09 06:39 AM   #72 
                 - And you can't comprehend what it is you are reading.  LisaL   Aug-06-09 08:28 AM   #78 
                    - The attorney said they will go after her relatives  CreekDog   Aug-06-09 08:32 AM   #79 
                       - I am not justifying anything.  LisaL   Aug-06-09 08:37 AM   #80 
           - That explains, but does not justify, their attacking people whose only connection  pnwmom   Aug-05-09 11:28 PM   #65 
              - In case you missed this, I don't think any of the relatives  LisaL   Aug-06-09 08:40 AM   #81 
                 - Actually, they've done exactly that: Claiming she had no known history of alcoholism  DRoseDARs   Aug-06-09 10:01 PM   #83 
                    - Isn't that what I said?  LisaL   Aug-07-09 08:15 PM   #94 
  - You seem to keep conveniently forgetting that the woman's  liberalhistorian   Aug-07-09 07:10 PM   #89 
  - well, if the people who sold her the alcohol, sold it to her knowing that  Maine-ah   Aug-05-09 10:39 PM   #36 
  - Amazing, a reasoned response to my admittedly harsh post. Thank you. n/t  DRoseDARs   Aug-05-09 10:45 PM   #37 
  - I think I read that there was a broken bottle in the car. She might have just  pnwmom   Aug-05-09 10:57 PM   #47 
     - she was twice the legal limit, right?  Maine-ah   Aug-06-09 06:23 AM   #69 
        - It was vodka.  LisaL   Aug-07-09 08:30 PM   #102 
  - Seriously.  JVS   Aug-07-09 08:36 PM   #103 
  - If they could prove they knew she was drunk, they'd have case.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Aug-05-09 10:35 PM   #34 
  - God help Congress if that ever applies to the Crimes of the Bush/Cheney Administration  omega minimo   Aug-05-09 10:47 PM   #38 
  - That's for sure. n/t  pnwmom   Aug-05-09 11:27 PM   #64 
  - My mother was an alcoholic, so I recognize a load of legal manure when I see it. n/t  ColesCountyDem   Aug-05-09 10:51 PM   #41 
  - Most of us have had to deal with an alcoholic in the family.  pnwmom   Aug-05-09 10:56 PM   #45 
     - Yea well if that unwilling adult one day drives the wrong way on a highway  LisaL   Aug-05-09 10:59 PM   #48 
     - Who said anywhere that it is inappropriate to go after HER assets?  pnwmom   Aug-05-09 11:02 PM   #51 
     - Oh, there's a name for the fallacy she's using. Strawman, I think?  DRoseDARs   Aug-05-09 11:06 PM   #53 
     - I sincerely doubt the lawyer plans to sue her brother, if that  LisaL   Aug-05-09 11:06 PM   #54 
        - Read the OP. That is exactly what the reporter implies. n/t  pnwmom   Aug-05-09 11:14 PM   #57 
        - I don't see anything suggesting they plan to sue the brother.  LisaL   Aug-05-09 11:17 PM   #60 
           - ORLY? "Lawyers representing the Bastardi family said they plan to sue the relatives"  DRoseDARs   Aug-05-09 11:23 PM   #61 
           - Then we agree. Suing the brother IS a far-fetched idea,  pnwmom   Aug-05-09 11:26 PM   #63 
           - And I have to imagine that this one wouldn't sit well with a judge or jury if presented in court.  DRoseDARs   Aug-05-09 11:30 PM   #66 
           - Then you can't read. n/t.  apocalypsehow   Aug-07-09 08:26 PM   #98 
        - ORLY? "Lawyers representing the Bastardi family said they plan to sue the relatives"  DRoseDARs   Aug-05-09 11:15 PM   #58 
     - they are threatening her other relatives assets  CreekDog   Aug-06-09 06:41 AM   #73 
     - Why don't we wait and see what lawsuits are actually filed?  LisaL   Aug-07-09 08:47 PM   #107 
     - Why Are You Being Deliberately Obtuse?  NashVegas   Aug-07-09 08:41 PM   #105 
     - Exactly!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  ColesCountyDem   Aug-05-09 11:07 PM   #55 
     - Amen. My stepdad was an alcoholic for most of my  liberalhistorian   Aug-07-09 07:13 PM   #90 
     - True....  gleaner   Aug-07-09 08:38 PM   #104 
  - Well maybe the dead woman's family can sue  Politicalboi   Aug-05-09 11:55 PM   #67 
  - Want it or not alcohol is a legal product.  LisaL   Aug-05-09 11:58 PM   #68 
  - And Marilyn Manson is to blame for Columbine...  Hippo_Tron   Aug-06-09 10:26 PM   #84 
  - Update - Diane Schuler's husband wants her body exhumed and independent autopsy.  OmmmSweetOmmm   Aug-06-09 06:28 AM   #70 
  - I would definitely agree with that, and I'm glad he's doing that.  liberalhistorian   Aug-07-09 07:17 PM   #91 
     - agreed  musette_sf   Aug-07-09 08:28 PM   #100 
  - My sympathy level for the Bastardi family just took a nose dive  WeDidIt   Aug-06-09 07:03 AM   #76 
  - agreed  Liberal_in_LA   Aug-07-09 08:29 PM   #101 
  - In Lawyer speak accomplice = additional pockets to dig into  Stevenmarc   Aug-06-09 07:05 AM   #77 
  - Next those lawyers will want to go after gun manufactures because criminals misuse their products  NecklyTyler   Aug-07-09 06:37 PM   #85 
  - What are you doing in this thread?  DainBramaged   Aug-07-09 07:48 PM   #93 
  - By the way the father is now being investigated by CPS.  LisaL   Aug-07-09 08:43 PM   #106 
 

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