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    Duckmeister teddy's Avatar
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    Now if you had lived over here you could have sued the hospital and lived like a lord on the proceeds. Nowadays the solicitors hang around the hospitals hopeing for a disaster. I recently helped a client claim £85,000 for a botched test.

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    Quote Originally Posted by teddy View Post
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    Now if you had lived over here you could have sued the hospital and lived like a lord on the proceeds. Nowadays the solicitors hang around the hospitals hopeing for a disaster. I recently helped a client claim £85,000 for a botched test.

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    To be quite honest teddy that would be the last thing on my mind I just want to be active and enjoy what ever time I have left

    I have just remembered we can't sue in NZ, we have what is called ACC "Accident compensation Claim" which means in the case of someone stuffing up you waive the right to sue and have to claim off the state, it does not cost to make a claim but you don't get the big figures that you get in the UK or the USA.
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    Admiral Honkenwheezenpooferspieler Corno Dolce's Avatar
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    Blessed Teddy,

    You know, there is a reason why solicitors are called *ambulance-chasers* in the USA........

    Cheers,

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    *If a man wants God to hear his prayer quickly, then before he prays for anything else, even his own soul, when he stands and stretches out his hands towards God, he must pray with all his heart for his enemies. Through this action God will hear everything that he asks* -Abba Zeno-

    *Protagoras: "Truth is subjective. What is true for you, and what is true for me, is true for me. Your opinion is true by virtue of its being your opinion."

    *Socrates: "My opinion is: Truth is absolute, not opinion, and that you are in absolute error. Since this is my opinion, then according to your philosophy you must grant that it is true."

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    I suspect I suffer from jealousy. i would like to earn what they do. The last one I employed charged me £200.00 per hour.

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    Admiral Honkenwheezenpooferspieler Corno Dolce's Avatar
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    Honorable teddy,

    A former acquaintance of mine works for a Manhattan Wall Street Arbitrage Company as Corporate Counsel - He earns $3600,00 an hour!!! And he always piqued me about my not attending Law School. No, I'm not jealous since he works 100 hour weeks on average and his wife is as mad as 1 million hornets in an aluminum barrel being kicked around...

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    CD
    *If a man wants God to hear his prayer quickly, then before he prays for anything else, even his own soul, when he stands and stretches out his hands towards God, he must pray with all his heart for his enemies. Through this action God will hear everything that he asks* -Abba Zeno-

    *Protagoras: "Truth is subjective. What is true for you, and what is true for me, is true for me. Your opinion is true by virtue of its being your opinion."

    *Socrates: "My opinion is: Truth is absolute, not opinion, and that you are in absolute error. Since this is my opinion, then according to your philosophy you must grant that it is true."

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    But my wife is lake that and I don't earn a fraction of what he does. My cousin from America came over to take a job. just graduated, first employment, £90,000.00. with a Corporate law firm. The pen is indeed mightier than the sword.

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    Admiral Honkenwheezenpooferspieler Corno Dolce's Avatar
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    As my wife says: Law School, like Med School and MBA is a mealticket...
    *If a man wants God to hear his prayer quickly, then before he prays for anything else, even his own soul, when he stands and stretches out his hands towards God, he must pray with all his heart for his enemies. Through this action God will hear everything that he asks* -Abba Zeno-

    *Protagoras: "Truth is subjective. What is true for you, and what is true for me, is true for me. Your opinion is true by virtue of its being your opinion."

    *Socrates: "My opinion is: Truth is absolute, not opinion, and that you are in absolute error. Since this is my opinion, then according to your philosophy you must grant that it is true."

    "Improvisational Art": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qSxVO3EoCRM

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    Quote Originally Posted by Corno Dolce View Post
    As my wife says: Law School, like Med School and MBA is a mealticket...
    Quite agree and so are good musicians

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