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User currently offlineRsmith6621a From United States of America, joined Aug 2005, 194 posts, RR: 2
Posted (10 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 1214 times:



Well I knew it had to happen and it did......Someone is sueing JJack,CBS,MTV and the NFL for Sundays Super Bowl wardrobe malfuntion......

Read more about it....

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,110630,00.html


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User currently offlineGoingboeing From United States of America, joined Dec 1999, 4875 posts, RR: 17
Reply 1, posted (10 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 1206 times:

a billion dollars and that glorius "class action" lawsuit. While I think what they did was pretty lame, I hope the judge tosses this one out on day one.

FWIW- A caller on a local radio show said that an MTV produced halftime show was kind of like inviting a heavy metal band to play at a senior citizens home...it just doesn't fit.


User currently offlineB757300 From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 4114 posts, RR: 23
Reply 2, posted (10 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 1192 times:

Frivolous lawsuits like this are why tort reform is needed so badly including "loser pays". This way if those bringing the suit lose the case, they pay the court costs for both sides. That would definitely discourage meritless lawsuits.


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User currently offlineAlpha 1 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (10 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 1172 times:

I wasn't for the stunt Jackson pulled, but for Christ sake, it wasn't on long enough for anyone to get permanant physical or psychological scars over.

I'd countersue this woman for filing a suit without merit, if I were those named in the original one. What a bunch of baloney.

But some idiot judge, egged on by some idiot lawyer, willl get the suit heard. That's the American Way.


User currently offlineGreg From United Kingdom, joined May 2005, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (10 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 1159 times:

And by God we make good money at it!
Maybe you all should have been lawyers.
 Smile


User currently offlineKBOS From United States of America, joined Nov 2003, 428 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (10 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 1146 times:

As a big Pats fan I taped the game. I went back to review the tape. The camera shot is from so far back when the "malfunction" occurs you have a hard time figuring out what happened. What went out on the CBS feed is no big deal at all, it was no class and totally inappropriate, but damaging, please....


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User currently offlineVio From Canada, joined Feb 2004, 1381 posts, RR: 8
Reply 6, posted (10 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 1140 times:

I think people are blowing this out of proportions. :/
Americans should worry more about guns in their home... really... not about some entertainer's boob on tv (which was most likely an accident). I'm sure kids weren't that traumatized.



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User currently offlineFSPilot747 From United States of America, joined Oct 1999, 3599 posts, RR: 13
Reply 7, posted (10 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 1132 times:

Oh boy. What an embarassment to our justice system. How could that have hurt anyone?


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User currently offlineAloges From Germany, joined Jan 2006, 8669 posts, RR: 43
Reply 8, posted (10 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 1122 times:

I'm glad most of you folks from the other side of the pond look at it the way we do over here. So yes, it didn't fit. Great, what's the deal? There are always things that "dont fit"! People better live with that, like it or not; you can't sue everyone.

Besides that, I can't help but chuckle every time I hear about this great example of American "moralism"...  Big grin



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User currently offlineL.1011 From United States of America, joined Aug 2001, 2209 posts, RR: 9
Reply 9, posted (10 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 1108 times:

See Alpha, we do agree on some things lol. Yes we've gotten wayy too sue-happy here in America. That's why I say we should have a panel of judges that quickly reviews lawsuits before they bother the actual justice system. WE HAVE MORE IMPORTANT THINGS TO DO THAN LISTEN TO PEOPLE WHINE ABOUT JANET'S BOOB OR HOW MCDONALDS MADE THEM FAT!

User currently offlineGreg From United Kingdom, joined May 2005, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (10 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 1100 times:

No, actually, law is very good profession to be in...
It pays extremely well for those that have the initiative...myslef included.
It's definitely recession proof...(in fact better in a worsening economy).
There is never an end to clients--corporate or private.
I've never gotten one dime from a company that didn't deserve to pay it.

Why in the world would I find that the least bit embarrassing?????

(btw my previous post was in jest, dimwit--hence the little smiley face)


User currently offlineAlpha 1 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 11, posted (10 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 1094 times:

No, actually, law is very good profession to be in...

Sure, if you have no morals, no consience, and don't mind screwing people over who don't deserve it. It's a wonderful profession, then.

I've never gotten one dime from a company that didn't deserve to pay it.

Bullshit. I don't believe that for one second.


User currently offlineKROC From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 12, posted (10 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 1089 times:

Sure, if you have no morals, no consience, and don't mind screwing people over who don't deserve it. It's a wonderful profession, then.

I love how you lump every single lawyer out there into the 'ball washing bastards' catagory. I'm willing to bet that there are some out there that take their profession seriously and do it with integrity.

Bullshit. I don't believe that for one second.

I totally agree here though.  Big grin


User currently offlineConcordeBoy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 13, posted (10 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 1073 times:



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User currently offlineAlpha 1 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 14, posted (10 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 1069 times:

I love how you lump every single lawyer out there into the 'ball washing bastards' catagory. I'm willing to bet that there are some out there that take their profession seriously and do it with integrity.

If you find them, KROC, let me know, because I think they're like a Unicorn-just a myth.  Smile


User currently offlineL-188 From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 29786 posts, RR: 58
Reply 15, posted (10 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 1066 times:

And by God we make good money at it!
Maybe you all should have been lawyers


No, that would hurt the economy too much.

Economic growth was shown to be inversly related to the population of lawyers in a given society. The actual numbers given by Samar K. Datta nd Jeffery B. Nugent in thier paper "Adversarial Activities and Per Capita Income Growth" that was published in in World Development vol 14 #12 in 1986 was that a economic grown reduction of 4.76 to 3.68% for each % of the work force that are lawyers occured.



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User currently offlineSlamClick From United States of America, joined Nov 2003, 10062 posts, RR: 68
Reply 16, posted (10 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 1062 times:

Well it's about time! How dare they use breasts for something other than selling beer!
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User currently offlineRussophile From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 17, posted (10 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 1022 times:

And meanwhile, the rest of the world is organising a class action lawsuit because her tit wasn't exposed for long enough.

User currently offlineTheGov From United States of America, joined Apr 2003, 414 posts, RR: 3
Reply 18, posted (10 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 1010 times:

........another reason to be proud to be from Tennessee..........


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User currently offlineGreg From United Kingdom, joined May 2005, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 19, posted (10 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 992 times:

While most of the settlements I have been awarded have been through arbitration...the largest have all been jury awarded.

It is hard to say that these were not deserved if so decided by these groups of individuals. Surely, you have been on a jury before?

Or are you trying to apply that the entire system is flawed.

In which case, please come up with a better one.


User currently offlineRussophile From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 20, posted (10 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 988 times:

Better system

1) Shoot all civil trial lawyers and attorneys
2) Pass a law which would make TV and internet polls legally binding -- ala Kent Brockman's Proposition 304

http://mjfrazer.org/~mjfrazer/sounds/simpsons/brockman/prop304.wav





User currently offlineGreg From United Kingdom, joined May 2005, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 21, posted (10 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 985 times:

Stunning idea.
And apparently you aren't too bright...which means you may actually benefit from legal counsel at some point....I'll send you my card. You could be an 'instant' winner (note the sarcasm).

Alpha1 banned? Was it something he said???
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User currently offlineL-188 From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 29786 posts, RR: 58
Reply 22, posted (10 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 969 times:

I hope it wasn't me firing back.

I was offended by his first comment on this thread, which was deleted, but not to the point for calling for a ban.

I didn't even suggest deletion of his post.

While most of the settlements I have been awarded have been through arbitration

Did you ever see "The Client" remember what Travolta said, a trial is a failure of the system.



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User currently offline9V-SVA From Singapore, joined Aug 2001, 1860 posts, RR: 8
Reply 23, posted (10 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 957 times:

These people are just opportunists who want to make a quick buck. I'd expect this case to be thrown out the moment it reaches the courtroom.

9V-SVA



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User currently offlineAirplay From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 24, posted (10 years 5 months 1 week 20 hours ago) and read 931 times:

I think the broadcasters must be taught a lesson. The content of general broadcast radio and TV has spiralled out of control.

Its a crapshoot these days to decide whether the show you are sitting down and watching for your family is appropriate for those in attendance.

The very young tend to mimic what they see on TV. The message must be made very clear that it is generally inappropriate to expose your breasts in public.

We live in a world where Bugs Bunny cartoons are still censored while bloody body-dismembering violence is acceptable on the Simpsons at 5PM.

Much Canadian broadcasting has nudity and coarse language. Arguably much more of it and often during prime time. The difference is the context in which it is presented. American programming tends to be of the "shock" variety whereas Canadian programming keeps things in a much more subtle context.

Whatever happens, I hope Janet, her boob and Justin understand how inappropriate their actions were. Of course as far as they ar concerned there is no "bad" publicity, so the only way they learn is through the pocket-book.


25 Post contains images Zak : i wonder what they would have done if this had been the stageshow:
26 Russophile : Zak, although that is quite funny, you better be careful posting that on the forums. There might be an ambulance chaser among us in the background, ju
27 Post contains images Boeing nut : I love my country, and I am damn proud to be an American. But this is one time that I am embarassed to be in the same citizenship as this asinine moro
28 Greg : Are you all concerned that this person filed suit? Or, more than likely, jealous that they may actually be awarded some money? To see the venom in the
29 Gigneil : I thought it was the best thing I'd ever seen, and I can't imagine why anyone would think such a suit to be a good idea. N
30 Sophiemaltese : I love how you lump every single lawyer out there into the 'ball washing bastards' catagory. I'm willing to bet that there are some out there that tak
31 Post contains images BR715-A1-30 : It's a class action lawsuit, she'll probably only get $2.76 out of the deal. "As a direct and proximate result of the broadcast of the acts, [Carlin]
32 Lucky727 : (Surprised nobody has mentioned her new album coming out next week? I mean really, the oops was pre-scripted way before the game). So let's project...
33 L-188 : I was trying not to. I heard that oddly enough it's release date has been moved up.
34 Post contains links and images Flyingbronco05 : http://www.airliners.net/discussions/non_aviation/read.main/496865/ FB05
35 Post contains links Boeing nut : And please don't refer me to the stupid Winnebago story et. al.---those of us with half a functioning brain are area that those are all urban myths. H
36 Post contains images Flyingbronco05 : I don't get this. I don't understand it. FB05
37 Post contains images Cfalk : I love this one:
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