OK, so waddya call a lawyer with an IG of 65?
'74 Meejit "Yellow Peril"
'72 Innocenti 1300 Mini
----- Original Message -----
From "Leo Speichinger" <60bugeye at ev1.net>
Sent: Friday, January 25, 2002 8:48 PM
Subject: Terue Story
> For you lawyer haters the below is a true story that I am sure you will find
> funny. Now for the obligatorily LBC content. I am looking for two of the
> bulb holders that slide into the lamp holder on the fuel gauge and water temp
> gauges. It looks like a round flat piece of micarta board with two pieces of
> copper on it. The bulb screws into one of them while the other grounds
> against the bulb holder. Would prefer to find two original style ones. If
> any body has 2 of them please contact me. Also, how do you fill the dang
> steering rack with 90/wt lubricant. <<< and now for the lawyer stuff>>>>
> Subject: ARTICLE
> Subject: FW: It's lawyer time.
> A Charlotte, NC lawyer purchased a box of very rare and expensive cigars.
> Then he insured them against fire among other things. Within a month having
> smoked his entire stockpile of these great cigars and without yet having
> made even his first premium payment on the policy, the lawyer filed a claim
> against the insurance company. In his claim, the lawyer stated the cigars
> were lost "in a series of small fires." The insurance company refused to
> pay, citing the obvious reason: that the man had consumed the cigars in the
> normal fashion. The lawyer sued....and won!
> In delivering the ruling the judge agreed with the insurance company that
> the claim was frivolous. The Judge stated nevertheless, that the lawyer held
> a policy from the company in which it had warranted that the cigars were
> insurable and also guaranteed that it would insure them against fire,
> without defining what is considered to be "unacceptable fire," and was
> obligated to pay the claim.
> Rather than endure a lengthy and costly appeal process, the insurance
> company accepted the ruling and paid $15,000.00 to the lawyer for his loss
> of the rare cigars lost in the "fires."
> NOW FOR THE BEST PART...
> After the lawyer cashed the check, the insurance company had him arrested on
> 24 counts of ARSON!!!! With his own insurance claim and testimony from the
> previous case being used against him, the lawyer was convicted of
> intentionally burning his insured property and sentenced him to 24 months in
> jail and a $24,000.00 fine.
> This is a true story and was the 1st place winner in the recent Criminal
> Lawyers Award Contest.
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