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Old 08-20-2021, 02:00 PM   #1
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Implanting Bill Gates's Micro-chips In Brains For Over 20 Years!

Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines.
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Old 08-20-2021, 09:48 PM   #2
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help wanted

I need a good paralegal, preferably with corporate/transactional skills, not litigation, for 3-6 months. Can be totally remote. Any of you law-firm types want to do a secondment?
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Old 08-21-2021, 10:06 AM   #3
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I need a good paralegal, preferably with corporate/transactional skills, not litigation, for 3-6 months. Can be totally remote. Any of you law-firm types want to do a secondment?
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Old 08-24-2021, 12:22 PM   #4
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Re: Implanting Bill Gates's Micro-chips In Brains For Over 20 Years!

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Never sue another lawyer for malpractice. You'd think "Don't shit in your nest" would be a basic rule, but in any city, there are three of four guys who can't get clients any other way who hold themselves out as guys who sue other lawyers. And almost every one of them is exactly the sort of shitty human being you'd expect.
I have a friend who is a lawyer malpractice lawyer. He's a super nice guy and I always have to remind myself what he does because it seems so different from his personality. I do see some pretty egregious stuff from lawyers from time to time, but nothing that I'd recommend him for. His stories are usually pretty jaw dropping.

I deal with the doctor malpractice lawyers a lot more often.
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Old 08-24-2021, 01:22 PM   #5
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Re: Implanting Bill Gates's Micro-chips In Brains For Over 20 Years!

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I have a friend who is a lawyer malpractice lawyer. He's a super nice guy and I always have to remind myself what he does because it seems so different from his personality. I do see some pretty egregious stuff from lawyers from time to time, but nothing that I'd recommend him for. His stories are usually pretty jaw dropping.

I deal with the doctor malpractice lawyers a lot more often.
Real, valid legal malpractice cases are rare. To prove one, plaintiff has to prove it'd have enjoyed a positive result but for the negligence (prove the claimant would have won its case, in an instance of alleged litigation malpractice). Usually difficult.

The guys who do it that I've encountered aren't terribly discerning. I think most have to take a high volume of cases, many dubious, to keep the lights on. The business model seems to be shaking down the law firm to see if it'll cough up a settlement and if not, then getting a sleazy expert to state that the claimant definitely would have won the case but for the alleged negligence. It's so speculative, except in real cut and dry instances (truly egregious failures) the expert is basically fictionalizing a future which probably would not have occurred.

I refuse to refer people who want to make legal malpractice claims. I've sold enough of my soul for money. I can't get into that sewer for a referral fee.

ETA: I'm already doomed to hell for having been involved in med mal work long ago.
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Old 08-25-2021, 06:30 PM   #6
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Old 10-08-2021, 03:47 PM   #7
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Alex Berenson in New York wearing a mask was it really him?
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