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RE: Accident (with mild rant)
I think he was referring to Princess Diana as the "stupid tart" not your
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> From: Karen Bretz [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
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> Subject: Re: Accident (with mild rant)
> My point through this whole thing was to point out that while some
> people are sue-happy and will exacerbate their injuries and hire
> PI attorneys to get $$$$, other people will deal with the card they've
> drawn when faced with a bad situation and try to make the best of it.
> I know it's inexcusable that my mother (the "stupid tart" according to
> Phil Payne) was not wearing a seat belt, even in the back seat.
> However as I remember, Illinois (the state where the accident
> does not have a back-seat passenger seatbelt requirement. I believe
> that because of this she would have been entitled to some amount of
> pain and suffering if the kid who hit her was carrying enough
> or was financially solvent. As it was, he carried only the state
> minimum, which did not even approach fixing all the damage he caused.
> If this line is going to continue to diminish into name calling (and
> even if it's not), please respond privately to me if you want to
> throw rocks at my house, etc.