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Old Today, 01:11 PM   #241
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Originally Posted by Marcus View Post
$13 million is too much for the offenses involved. The reason the numbers were so high is because Fox was trying to protect $400 million a year in ad revenue by keeping everyone quiet. They were all settlements, the idea was to keep the cases out of court . This is my opinion, I don't think it's anything that can be proved, at least not by me.
You're right that these are settlements, so fairness has nothing to do with it.

Large jury awards are often not about whether the plaintiff "deserves" that much money either. The big ones involve punitive awards, money intended to hurt deep pockets. For better or worse, these punitive awards go to the plaintiff in order to give incentive to sue well-lawyered defendants.
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Old Today, 01:59 PM   #242
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Originally Posted by marplots View Post
I had to look it up. The guy is 67 years old. Time to growblow up.
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Originally Posted by ponderingturtle View Post
Yep there is no guilt involved, just like it would be wrong to call Trump University a fraud.
I am pretty sure you were laughing uproariously as you typed that!!!!!!
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Originally Posted by fuelair View Post
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The settlement was too much? Are you saying that if it was you, you would ask for what you believed to be fair even if they're willing to give you more? You would leave millions of dollars on the table just to be fair to some huge corporation? Screw that, get as much money as you can.
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