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Good samaritan sued by victim she saved

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Rusty Shackleford, Dec 21, 2008.

  1. Rusty Shackleford

    Rusty Shackleford Active Member

    Didn't see another thread on this and search turned up nothing. Anyway, woman is suing her good Samaritan friend because, the woman says, when her friend pulled her body from a car wreck, she caused paralysis.

    Absolute BS that this lawsuit is allowed to go on, I say. Friend was just trying to help. All this lawsuit does is send the message that you're better off from a legal standpoint letting someone suffer and potentially die in an accident than trying to help, because they may sue you for it later. I'd love to hear the samaritan's viewpoint of what happened.

  2. Simon_Cowbell

    Simon_Cowbell Active Member

    The suer has to go to jail, or get pancreatic cancer.
  3. D-3 Fan

    D-3 Fan Active Member

    It' s hard out here to be a Good Samaritan (or a whistleblower)...

    :'( No one is protected from being a good person or doing the right thing anymore.
  4. txsportsscribe

    txsportsscribe Active Member

    please don't make a punch line out of pancreatic cancer
  5. Drip

    Drip Active Member

    This shit happens more frequently than you would imagine. It's one reason why people don't want to get involved.
  6. Bamadog

    Bamadog Well-Known Member

    And that is the shame with our legal system, which is bleeding our country dry to line the pockets of scummy lawyers. I like what John Stossel said about lawyers, that they are like nuclear weapons. They are a necessary evil and one that should be used as little as possible.
  7. Paper Dragon

    Paper Dragon Member

    I had a teacher who lost use of his hand because a good samaritan screwed up while caring for him after a car wreck. He said he never even thought of suing the guy. Just sincerely thanked him for trying.
  8. Simon_Cowbell

    Simon_Cowbell Active Member

    I ain't joking.
  9. CM Punk

    CM Punk Guest

    Next, she should sue the car maker, the guy who paved the road, and the idiots who cut down a tree to put a stupid utility pole in her way.
  10. zagoshe

    zagoshe Well-Known Member

    I'm just glad trial attorneys aren't as evil and greedy as big oil and big tobacco.....
  11. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

  12. Hammer Pants

    Hammer Pants Active Member

    Hopefully someone can turn around and sue her parents for procreating.
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