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Wed Sep 12 16:15:16 UTC 2007
Jay R. Ashworth wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 11, 2007 at 08:58:47PM -0600, Brian Wood wrote:
>> David Brodbeck wrote:
>>> On Sep 11, 2007, at 3:12 PM, R. G. Newbury wrote:
>>>> Up here, and in most of the
>>>> common law world, the loser in the litigation pays the winner's
>>>> legal costs.
>>> I have really mixed feelings about "loser pays." I think it would
>>> discourage individuals bringing suit against corporations, even if
>>> there was a good chance of success, because if they lost they might
>>> be bankrupted by having to pay the company's legal bills. Meanwhile
>>> corporations wouldn't be similarly intimidated due to their deep
>> Another problem is that such a system discourages out-of-court
>> settlements. I used to be involved in arbitrations that had "loser pays"
>> clauses. When a case would settle both parties would refuse to pay,
>> stating that they "didn't lose".
> How about "richer person pays"?
How about "stupider person pays"?
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