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Lawsuit: Race-based request sidelined Michigan nurse


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#141 pstall

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 11:13 PM

10 bucks says this thread will have more life than the lawsuit

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 11:28 PM

In general, corporations fight discriminatory lawsuits if they believe they can win, because the only thing worse for publicity than the existence of a discrimination-based lawsuit is losing or settling. Most everyone following this story is going to see the settlement as an admission of guilt. Walmart just fought a class action lawsuit and won over accusations that they treat female employees unfairly on a company-wide basis.


On the other hand, individuals/small groups settle in cases like these generally because they are pressured to settle by attorneys, especially if they're going to have trouble paying legal fees.


This makes me curious how many people who think the hospital settled to make it go away think MJ settled because he KNEW he was a baby rapist and paid the family to keep quiet.

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 11:31 PM

it took 10 pages to interject the gloved one.bravo smoots. lol

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 11:31 PM

I wanted to insert it earlier but I wanted to see if the case got settled out of court lol.

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Posted 27 February 2013 - 07:20 AM

you saw what I was responding to right? you read the part where I said it was a dumb argument in order to make a point?

I said that it was dumb 90 percent of cases never go to court for that very reason. not because they didn't think they would win.



Side note: Somehow madhatter, by far the most belligerent poster in the tinderbox as far as unwarranted insults go (well aside from YML), never gets called out on "lowbrow tactics". I wonder why...


It is hard not to insult people who post as much ridiculous poo as you.

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Posted 27 February 2013 - 08:20 AM

I don't actually care since shitting up threads with insults is your gimmick and everything and I wouldn't to take that away from you


Didn't you call someone a dipshit earlier?

Just sayin


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