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DemocratSinceBirth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-07-11 09:12 AM
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Hey Herman And Newt Re: "Loser Pays"
There is already a system in place to deter lawyers from filing frivolous laws suits or non-colorable claims. It's called summary judgment. Also, an attorney can be sanctioned by the court for filling non-colorable claims. It's called vexatious litigation.

Anything from you clowns for a cheap applause line from your know nothing base.
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opihimoimoi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-07-11 09:22 AM
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1. XCUSE ME.....Cain is the NEW LOSER.... Newt the "Contract" man. is the OLD LOSER
Squeaky ain;t ready for Prime Time

Neither is Newt of OLD....over the HILL with OUT DATED GOPer Shit...the unsmokable type
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DemocratSinceBirth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-07-11 09:24 AM
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2. My Mom , God Bless Her Memory, Was A Victim Of Medical Malpractice
Edited on Mon Nov-07-11 09:25 AM by DemocratSinceBirth
She won her case but anybody who thinks prevailing in such cases is easy is delusional.
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alc Donating Member (649 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-07-11 09:35 AM
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3. what happens when winning costs more than settling?
Like if the RIAA gives me an offer when I did nothing wrong? I can give them $1000 to go away, or I can pay a lawyer many times that to go to court. They may not threaten thousands of people when they have insufficient evidence if all of those people could get a $10,000+ lawyer that they may have to pay.
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DemocratSinceBirth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-07-11 09:37 AM
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4. I Don't Get It But If Your Lawsuit Truly Lacks Merit You Might Have To Pay
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TheWraith Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-07-11 10:27 AM
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5. Depending on circumstances, the losing side can be ordered to pay the winner's legal fees.
So you'd have to find a lawyer willing to work on delayed compensation.
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Empowerer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-07-11 11:15 AM
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6. There's also 12(b)(6) - Dismissal for Failure to State a Claim and Rule 11 sanctions for filing
frivolous claims.

And, of course, juries . . .

Isn't it interesting that the same people who insist that juries are too stupid and gullible to know whether a plaintiff should be awarded damages also believe that juries who impose the death penalty are always completely infallible?
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former9thward Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-07-11 11:52 AM
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7. Both your claims are misleading.
It can easily cost a company 100k in legal bills even if a case does not go to trial and they get a summary judgment. You may not find a problem with that but most do. Yes I know about sanctions. But it almost never happens despite hundreds of thousands of suits being dismissed every year.
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