Help
FORUMS › General Discussions › Open Forum › WTF
TOPIC: WTF
« Prev  1 ...  64  65  66  67  68  69  70  71  72  73  ... 559  Next »
681 to 690 of 5586
User Details are only visible to members.
A series of autocorrect errors has led to the deaths of at least 1,000 aging concert-goers.

An F-22 Raptor launched several air-to-surface missiles at a Procol Harum concert outside of Denver, Colorado. President Barack Obama ordered a strike on Boko Haram camps in Douala, Cameroon.

Officials suspect his iPhone's autocorrect mistakenly changed instructions, leading to the catastrophic mixup.

Pentagon officials confirmed the error and acknowledged that this sort of problem has become routine. In a widely-reported incident earlier this year, 7 senior FIFA officials were killed by a drone strike upon their meeting in Milan, Italy. The intended target was ISIS officials meeting in Amman, Jordan.

Windermere FL
Username hidden
(24449 posts)
User Details are only visible to members.
OK apparently this is a result of a legal peculiarity. From an article I read:

Jainchill & Beckert, Connell's law firm, said her nephew's parents' insurance company offered her $1 over the fall, which occurred at their home. She had no choice but to sue to pay medical bills, they said, adding that she has had two surgeries and could face a third, her lawyers said.

"From the start, this was a case ... about one thing: Getting medical bills paid by homeowner's insurance," the law firm said Wednesday in an emailed statement. "Our client was never looking for money from her nephew or his family."

Peter Kochenburger, an insurance law specialist at the University of Connecticut School of Law, said state law typically requires those claiming injury to sue the individual responsible.

"In Connecticut and most states, if you have a claim against someone for negligence, you sue that individual, not the insurance company," he said.

Connell's lawsuit said her "injuries, losses and harms" were caused by the negligence and carelessness of the youngster, who should have known his "forceful greeting" would have injured her. A six-member Superior Court jury found that the boy was not liable.

Windermere FL
Username hidden
(24449 posts)
User Details are only visible to members.
tbr these matters usually come down to insurance companies suing (or more often negotiating) with each other, like in auto accidents. I'm not sure how her insurance company can "make" her sue, and like you said - why not the parents' homeowners? It's just weird.

Windermere FL
Username hidden
(24449 posts)
User Details are only visible to members.
While attending a birthday dinner for my brother-in-law who I love dearly and who is, I don't know what's really wrong with him but after suffering several strokes, his mind is so cloudy. However, he is always so happy to see me. My heart breaks. Anyway, my teenage niece was at the dinner and she spotted my jack Rogers sandals. She is so cute and funny and has now suckered me into saying I will buy her a pair. The last time she got me, I literally took off my custom made made to look like Bvlgari necklace.....WTF? That's love.

Vero Beach FL
Username hidden
(7419 posts)
User Details are only visible to members.
The court turned her down, and her lawyers are saying that her insurance company made her sue.

That kinda makes sense.

Her medical insurance company is trying to recoup the money they paid out. Third party subrogation. Happens all the time...

But why they sued the kid rather than the parents to get it from homeowners, I don't know...

Fullerton CA
Username hidden
(19346 posts)
User Details are only visible to members.
A New York woman wants a jury to hold her 8-year-old nephew accountable for his youthful exuberance during his birthday party. He is the only defendant.

On March 18, 2011, Jennifer Connell, who has no children of her own, arrived at the home to attend Sean’s 8th birthday party.

The boy had gotten his first two-wheeler for his birthday, and was joyfully riding the bright-red bike around and around the home, according to testimony.

But when he spotted Connell, he dropped the new bicycle on the ground, exclaiming, “Auntie Jen, Auntie Jen.”

“All of a sudden he was there in the air, I had to catch him and we tumbled onto the ground,” Connell testified of her encounter with the 50-pound boy. “I remember him shouting, ‘Auntie Jen I love you,’ and there he was flying at me.”

Although hurt, Connell said, she didn’t complain to the boy at the time.

“It was his birthday party and I didn’t want to upset him,” she told the jury. But, Connell continued, her life was turned upside down as a result of the injury.

“I live in Manhattan in a third-floor walk-up so it has been very difficult,” she said. “And we all know how crowded it is in Manhattan.”

And then there is the damage the injury has done to Connell’s social life. “I was at a party recently, and it was difficult to hold my hors d’oeuvre plate,” she said.

Seeking $127,000 in damages from her now 12-year old nephew.

Windermere FL
Username hidden
(24449 posts)
User Details are only visible to members.
"More sex is better to increase chances of pregnancy"

This shocking conclusion.... the headline is slightly misleading....

The study actually found that increased sex OUTSIDE of the fertility window increased the odds of conception DURING the fertility window.

Disappointing. I was reading to call this the most obvious study in history....

Windermere FL
Username hidden
(24449 posts)
User Details are only visible to members.
haha i was wondering what lemonade had to do with it.

as for flu shots, we get them, since we get them free thru hubby's work. we seem to think, for us, they do help some.

and if i had girls, i would most likely have them get the gardisil vaccine.

Philadelphia PA
Username hidden
(2636 posts)
User Details are only visible to members.
Risky Lemonade sounds like a good cocktail.

Windermere FL
Username hidden
(24449 posts)
User Details are only visible to members.
*snort*

"if not eliminated "

NOT

"if not in lemonade"

obviously I did not proofread--thank you, Siri.

Bridgewater NJ
Username hidden
(9684 posts)
« Prev  1 ...  64  65  66  67  68  69  70  71  72  73  ... 559  Next »
681 to 690 of 5586
TOPIC: WTF
This site does not contain sexually explicit images as defined in 18 U.S.C. 2256.
Accordingly, neither this site nor the contents contained herein are covered by the record-keeping provisions of 18 USC 2257(a)-(c).
Disclaimer: This website contains adult material. You must be over 18 to enter or 21 where applicable by law.
All Members are over 18 years of age.
Terms of Use | Privacy Policy
 
Copyright © 1998-2016 DashBoardHosting, LLC. All Rights Reserved.