[OT] Hit and Run

Hill, Greg grhill at corp.untd.com
Tue Aug 21 16:12:44 MDT 2007

> I could have been cited for following the driver who hit me?  That
> seem as ridiculous as suing McDonalds for burning yourself with hot
> coffee, or suing a hope owner because you fell through their skylight
> when trying to rob them!  I know the rules... the victim is guilty
> because he/she let themselves be a victim.  :-(

That McDonalds case is brought up as an example of frivolous lawsuits,
but it wasn't.  The person actually had serious burns and McDonalds had
a policy of keeping their coffee well above legal temperature limits.
They changed their policy as a result of the suit.


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