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RE: Negligence per se ( another misconception)

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I agree. But I believe that lawyers have, by and large, helped to create a belief among the populace at-large that life should be perfect, that minor inconveniences deserve compensation. Let's face it, if it weren't for contingency fees, most of this would be moot.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Christopher Wright [mailto:chrisw(--nospam--at)]
> Sent: Tuesday, February 22, 2000 9:54 AM
> To: ?
> Subject: RE: Negligence per se ( another misconception)
> >The cynicism and sheer audacity of the legal profession is 
> and always has 
> >been the problem - not any real or substantive cause. 
> Not to quibble too much, but lawyers don't hire themselves. 
> Behind your 
> out-of-plumb door (fewer than you might imagine) there's a chiseller 
> looking to cash in. The problem is people who will do 
> anything for money, 
> irrespective of occupation.
> Christopher Wright P.E.    |"They couldn't hit an elephant from
> chrisw(--nospam--at)        | this distance"   (last words of Gen.
> ___________________________| John Sedgwick, Spotsylvania 1864)