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originally posted by: TrueBrit
Just checking in to let you all know the scuttlebutt.
As you may be aware, my family and I have been fighting a legal battle with a customer of ours, who has been attempting to defraud us of money, by threatening and then following through with a spurious legal claim against our company.
Although the matter is not yet concluded, I am pleased to announce that after its first day in court, which was on Monday, we have learned several things which appear to be very much in our favour. First of all, our opponent in the case is not mentally capable of organising a claim in the Small Claims Court, as proven by his total failure to arrange his claim properly, for which the judge gave him a dressing down.
He is also incapable of understanding the basic principles of court procedure, to the extent that he has been trying to get things done through the aforementioned court, which actually need to be processed through a criminal court before any damages can be forthcoming (that is, assuming his false accusations against our company, and myself particularly, were truth, rather than total fabrications).
He accused our legal representative of threatening him in the court room, at which point the judge explained that in fact, our legal representative had been informing him of the letter of the law, rather than making an explicit threat against him (our counsel had been trying to explain the costs involved with bringing the matter forward from the point we have reached, in the event of our opponent failing to prove his case against us).
Our opponent has been given the opportunity to bring the matter to a higher court, to deal with the matter in that place, which is a court which has more power to affect remedies in legal disputes like ours. While it may be expensive to do so initially, we believe, as do our legal representatives, that if this buffoon wishes to harass us further in this manner, then we have only to hand him the rope, and he will set himself a swinging all on his own, at which point we will get reimbursed for the imposition, and handsomely so as well.
In short, the matter is far from concluded, but given our opponents inability to understand the law, his inability to bring a case without making a fool of himself before the entire courtroom, and indeed the likelihood that his taking it further will result in his case being taken apart in hilarious fashion before a great many witnesses, we are confident that eventually, the truth will out, and this vexatious litigator will be dispatched with all the surgical precision of an OCD serial throat slitter.
originally posted by: SyxPak
a reply to: Night Star
Flame will make a nice addition here Night! Have You named the little Purple bathroom sink bather yet? How about, Earl? Just seems to fit him!! LOL!!!!