[SCA-AE] the lawsuit/settlement/etc.
amergina at mac.com
Wed Feb 8 13:00:50 EST 2012
I'm so sorry Myfanwy!
I hadn't realized that you, like the lady in the McDonalds case,
suffered third degree burns and were in the hospital for eight days
and had to get skin grafts to repair your skin.
On Wed, Feb 8, 2012 at 12:45 PM, Ruth Morrisson
<myfanwy at consolidated.net> wrote:
> Greetings from Myfanwy!
> Yeah, stupid me. When I spilled hot coffee on myself trying to pry open the lid
> to put in the creamer and sugar (I was at a drive-through lane, but not driving)
> it didn't *occur* to me to sue Burger King. We just went back to my brother-in-
> law's house (about a 15-20 minute drive) and have his wife to get us some aloe
> from the plant they had in their kitchen....
> Just think. If I *had* sued, not only would I now be juggling checking accounts
> to get the mortgage paid for this month, but maybe also BK would put the stuff
> in *for* drive-through customers before handing out the cups (or have changed
> the types of lids -- of course, this was a long time ago so maybe they have by
> ---- Original message ----
>>Date: Wed, 8 Feb 2012 10:19:53 -0500
>>From: "Chakalis, Joseph" <jchakalis at admin.rochester.edu>
>>Subject: Re: [SCA-AE] the lawsuit/settlement/etc.
>>To: <discussion at aethelmearc.org>
>>Some awards just amaze you. You wonder if the jury was high. Like the
>>woman who spilled coffee on herself and won a million dollars when she
>>sued the restaurant. They should require anyone who wins such an award
>>and the jury that gave it to wear "stupid" signs for the rest of their
>>Greetings from Myfanwy!
>>People sue for all sorts of reasons. A number of years ago, there was a
>>a few miles from where I grew up. One of the runners got a "runner's
>>collapsed. The local (volunteer) ambulance crew rushed him to the
>>that town, but the guy didn't make it.
>>The runner's widow *sued* both the ambulance company and the hospital
>>neglience, in that they weren't able to keep him alive (in spite of
>>by both). And won....
>>My mom got an earful from our doctor (who was either on the staff of, or
>>privileges at, the hospital), who was completely appalled that the
>>successful. According to what my mom said, the doctor was of the
>>it was effectively a suicide, in that the guy "ran himself to death".
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> Lady Myfanwy ferch Rhiannon
> Ruth Morrisson
> myfanwy at consolidated.net
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