Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Pre-Dawn On The Volga

If you've been following my missives, you know that I have become involved in a Stalingrad-type case. The other side has puffed and huffed... and quite frankly have been endlessly amusing to me (it's sad when people with bar numbers haven't the brains to open up a Rutter Guide).

However, at the same time, I know that at the end of the day they will most likely win. And that just rubs me wrong. The reason they are going to win is not so much that they are right. It's just that the standard of proof for this particular type of action is so unbelievably low, that it's virtually impossible for them to lose.

And that's even with the documents showing that there is some seriously wrong in the state of Denmark (yes, its 5 am and I am mixing my metaphors). For example, I am looking at their evidence. It basically proves what we've been saying all along (i.e. that someone else is really the culprit). What's even better, the evidence was not even generated by my side, their side, our experts or their experts. Its information that is coming from 2 third-party sources who have no reason falsify the information (they would actually be losing money if they did).

Yet, despite this, and a host of other reasons, I am not very sanguine about our chances at trial later this week.

Damn it, I hate being Von Paulus in this situation.


Colby said...

Too bad you don't have a Major Erwin Konig on your side. Metaphorically speaking, of course. I'm not wishing a sniper take out your opponent.

AngryBell said...

That would be nice. Perhaps someone who could teach one of the opposing counsel that less is more, especially with makeup.