“There really should have been a line of people at her doorstep in minutes to pamper her and keep her from filing a lawsuit.”
The banks law firm is Dewy, Chteem. and Howe.
I forward this story to Drudge. I would love to see him run it, assuming the story is REAL.
"Umm, on the advice of our attorneys, we've declined your initial settlement offer and instead want a steep discount off of that offer. They assure me that they've reviewed the list written up by our repomen and that you are demanding far in excess of this list, and that further, a financial check on you shows that you've not even close to enough assets to secure a proper legal team to challenge us in court. And even if you managed to find someone, the worst case scenario is that we end up magnanimously granting you a check for the list you've drawn up, limiting any future compensation.
"Though, strangely, the bill for the consulting on this one question appears to have cost the bank a few grand... Ahh well, how does $5,000 sound?"
At the end of the day, I'm going to guess that the bank will spend tens of thousands defending themselves from this lawsuit, and tens of thousands more forcing the liability insurance company to pay up, and even more tens of thousands defending against the lawsuit by the liability company wanting their money back.
So, yes, Virginia, lawyers win again.
classically it’s dewey cheatham and howe. well this is a sinful world if we needed yet another proof.