reply to snappakazoo
Re: Everyone relax a bit
said by snappakazoo:Sorry, but I disagree. The legal system is next behind the other Government jobs program...all the assorted industries sucking blood from all of us via the tax system.
While I agree that Harold's case is extreme, most of us enter into these contracts knowing the terms. Let's keep in mind that if businesses don't make money, they will not offer new products, improve service and generally will not innovate. We live in a capitalist society. You may not like that Verizon is making money. And that money may be making the CEO rich, but it is also being reinvested in the network to make it better so they can compete.
As for lawyers, they are not all sleazy. And not even close to used car salesmen. Let's be realistic. You may not like lawyers, but they are a common force for change in this country.
"Oh NO! I spilled my coffee! I deserve a MILLION!" Oh NO! My cell phone contract sucks! I want out...I'll SUE!!!!!. Lookie here, I WIN!! WEEEEEE!!!! Here Mr Shyster, here's your 40 %! I will take my quarter and go home happy!!!!!" "Oh NO!!! I got drunk and fell off my neighbor's porch! I will OWN his HOUSE!!!!!! oops...gotta sell it to pay the lawyers"
I have been sued, and had to waste 2 unproductive days in a courthouse...after 3 YEARS of depositions, BS, and useless crap from lawyers, I am slightly tainted.
Bring on the flames...or better yet, SUE ME!!!!!