Re: Fw: Why do we put so many warnings in our manuals?

Subject: Re: Fw: Why do we put so many warnings in our manuals?
From: Janice Gelb <janice -dot- gelb -at- sun -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 05 Aug 2002 10:45:59 -0700


letoured -at- together -dot- net wrote:
>
>>>Syed Ahmed <SAhmed -at- DKSYSTEMS -dot- com> said:
>
>>>>I agree that America may have a higher number of "bogus" or >>>>illegitimate lawsuits than other countires, due to such factors
>>>>as a lack of NHS, a societal lack of a sense of personal >>>>responsibility, notion of a "victimized culture", etc.
>>>
>>> letoured -at- together -dot- net wrote:
>>>
>>> Actually this is a fallacy too. Bogus lawsuits do not go through >>> the courts.
>>> If they have no merit, they are thrown out before they ever reach >>> trial.
>
>> Bill Buckheit <kcbillb2 -at- kc -dot- rr -dot- com> said:
>>
>>I suppose that depends on who is defining what a "bogus lawsuit" is.
>
> No it doesn't. If there is no merit to the case, a judge does not
> have to allow the case to go forward.
>

You missed Bill's point. You're talking about legal
definitions of a case with no merit, as opposed to
perhaps what the average person might consider to
be a legitimate lawsuit, which is probably what
Syed meant.

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Re: Fw: Why do we put so many warnings in our manuals?: From: Syed Ahmed
Re: Fw: Why do we put so many warnings in our manuals?: From: letoured

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