Why Take Responsibility When You Can Sue?
Quick, count all your wish-I-had-it-back moments that prove the truism, Common sense isn't all that common. Too many to remember?
I throw out this challenge because most of us, confronted by our own stupidity, chalk it up to experience and promise ourselves to do better next time. We don't try to shift blame.
I'm wondering now whether I got it wrong all these years. Instead of recognizing my mistakes, instead of slapping myself on the side of the head, instead of wallowing in the humiliation I deserved, maybe I should've found a lawyer and sued.
For something. For anything.
Others have. Here's a hot-off-the-press example: A
In the complaint, she claims that son
This is the second time in as many months that the
Back then, an Albuquerque woman,
A jury awarded her
I do not want in any way to insinuate that the burns have been minor nor that
I've burned my tongue countless times eating at restaurants and at home. A bag of drive-through window French fries is the usual culprit. I don't blame the restaurant, only my foolish impatience.
There comes a point when we must assume responsibility for ourselves, for our bonehead moves, for actions that cause us pain and distress. It's not always someone else's fault. Sometimes the negligence is our own.
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