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Widow of Atlanta cop who died during three-way sex is awarded $3 million
MSNBC ^ | June 11, 2012

Posted on 06/12/2012 5:36:20 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement

A jury in Gwinnett County, Ga., has awarded $3 million to the widow of an Atlanta police officer who died while having three-way sex, finding that his doctor was negligent in not properly diagnosing and treating his heart condition.

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KEYWORDS: 2manylawyers; cop; greedy; greedylawyer; greedyplaintiff; sex
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Perhaps handcuffs were involved.
1 posted on 06/12/2012 5:36:27 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement
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To: ConservativeStatement

Jerk got what was coming to him. Why should the doctor be resposible? Should the doctor specifically say “Don’t engage in a three way?” Shove him in a hole in the ground and fill it in.


2 posted on 06/12/2012 5:41:21 PM PDT by from occupied ga (Your government is your most dangerous enemy)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Oh, my.


3 posted on 06/12/2012 5:41:44 PM PDT by elkfersupper ( Member of the Original Defiant Class)
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To: ConservativeStatement

unreal


4 posted on 06/12/2012 5:42:09 PM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11 0bie don' t eat my dog!)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Left behind his wife and two sons, ages 7 and 9. What a scumbag.


5 posted on 06/12/2012 5:42:36 PM PDT by Vasilli22
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To: elkfersupper

Let me be the first. It’s the bush’s fault.


6 posted on 06/12/2012 5:43:36 PM PDT by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Was she part of the gleesome threesome?


7 posted on 06/12/2012 5:49:10 PM PDT by lightman (Adjutorium nostrum (+) in nomine Domini--nevertheless, Vote Santorum!)
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To: lightman

Crazy world out there.


8 posted on 06/12/2012 5:50:27 PM PDT by rovenstinez
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To: ConservativeStatement

There are people who should not be allowed to be jurors....apparently there are a lot of them in Gwinnett County


9 posted on 06/12/2012 5:55:12 PM PDT by Some Fat Guy in L.A. (Hope springs eternal - maybe the Bucs will break .500 this year)
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To: lightman

>>Was she part of the gleesome threesome?

Nope.

“According to court documents cited by the television station, William Martinez and a friend were having three-way sex with a woman who was not his wife at a hotel near Atlanta’s airport”


10 posted on 06/12/2012 5:55:24 PM PDT by Bryanw92 (Sic semper tyrannis)
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To: from occupied ga

The jury found the doctor 60% to blame and Martinez, the cop, 40% to blame, from what I can determine. That likely doesn’t satisfy the doctor.


11 posted on 06/12/2012 5:55:24 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement (Obama "acted stupidly.")
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To: lightman
William Martinez and a friend were having three-way sex with a woman who was not his wife . . .

It doesn't sound like the wife was involved, possibly two guys and a girl, though.

12 posted on 06/12/2012 5:58:18 PM PDT by sportutegrl
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To: Lurker
Let me be the first. It’s the bush’s fault.

Let me be the first to say that I miss the bush.

13 posted on 06/12/2012 5:59:06 PM PDT by elkfersupper ( Member of the Original Defiant Class)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Honestly, is there no sense of shame anywhere anymore? If my husband died in such a disgraceful situation, I would die of embarrassment. I would certainly not want to show my face in court for the whole world to see. Disgusting.


14 posted on 06/12/2012 6:00:44 PM PDT by Bigg Red (Pray for our republic.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

I don’t know if I’m more disgusted by this perv of a cop or the nitwit jury that awarded him $3 million. Personal responsibility seems to be a scarce commodity.


15 posted on 06/12/2012 6:00:53 PM PDT by 6SJ7 (Meh.)
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To: ConservativeStatement
If I was the Doc, I would appeal. How much illicit Viagra and cocaine was in this "cop's" bloodstream. No doctor can control that.

We'll see this disgrace on a "1000 Ways to Die". Just wait.

16 posted on 06/12/2012 6:04:12 PM PDT by Musketeer
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To: elkfersupper

Apparently the dead guy didn’t miss it.


17 posted on 06/12/2012 6:06:28 PM PDT by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: 6SJ7

Maybe the widow’s attorney channeled John Edwards.


18 posted on 06/12/2012 6:07:13 PM PDT by from occupied ga (Your government is your most dangerous enemy)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Well... you know... there are much worse ways to go.

And talk about ‘residuals’.


19 posted on 06/12/2012 6:08:18 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: Vasilli22
What a scumbag.

Well...Isn't that a coincidence?

"Scumbag needed by adventurous couple wishing to expand to new activities, including a threesome. Apply at the gate.


20 posted on 06/12/2012 6:13:50 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: from occupied ga
"Why should the doctor be resposible?"sic

The CARDIOLOGIST hung out a single advertising that he was competent and suckered this guy into believing such BS. The insurance co. was also incompetent, since they failed to institute an adequate quality program, with effective auditing, so this kind of nonexistent concern and professionalism expended to patient health was/is thwarted before the damage occurs.

21 posted on 06/12/2012 6:13:50 PM PDT by spunkets
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To: ConservativeStatement

I am a heart patient, even had surgery, yet my doctors have never told me to avoid a 3 way.


22 posted on 06/12/2012 6:25:13 PM PDT by Gator113 (***YOU GAVE it to Obama. I would have voted for NEWT.~Just livin' life, my way~)
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To: ConservativeStatement

I’ll hazard a guess. This case was more about plundering a rich, evil insurance company out of sympathy for the victim (the widow) and her children.

Everyone knows insurance companies are literally swimming in cash. They can afford to be generous...

(That last part was sarcasm)


23 posted on 06/12/2012 6:34:48 PM PDT by CitizenUSA (Why celebrate evil? Evil is easy. Good is the goal worth striving for.)
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To: ConservativeStatement
The jury found the doctor 60% to blame and Martinez, the cop, 40% to blame, from what I can determine. That likely doesn’t satisfy the doctor.

If the doctor was going to shoulder that much blame, then wouldn't the decent thing have been to invite him to join in?

24 posted on 06/12/2012 6:42:55 PM PDT by Ken H (Austerity is the irresistible force. Entitlements are the immovable object.)
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To: Bigg Red
Honestly, is there no sense of shame anywhere anymore? If my husband died in such a disgraceful situation, I would die of embarrassment. I would certainly not want to show my face in court for the whole world to see. Disgusting.

3 million dollars goes a long way to overcome some humiliation...have a sense of shame if you desire, but take the money.

25 posted on 06/12/2012 6:48:23 PM PDT by terycarl (lurking, but well informed)
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To: ConservativeStatement

I would love to see pictures of the parties involved AND the Judge and Jurors.


26 posted on 06/12/2012 6:53:36 PM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: ConservativeStatement
Is there some type of stress test he should have undergone? Kind of like the treadmill but more ... uh... horizontal?
27 posted on 06/12/2012 7:03:47 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (You only have three billion heartbeats in a lifetime.How many does the government claim as its own?)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Stories like this make me wonder if our current nation is worth saving.


28 posted on 06/12/2012 7:08:16 PM PDT by Ronin (Dumb, dependent and Democrat is no way to go through life - Rep. L. Gohmert, Tex)
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To: Gator113
I am a heart patient, even had surgery, yet my doctors have never told me to avoid a 3 way.

Did you ask specifically about it?

29 posted on 06/12/2012 7:08:38 PM PDT by Last Dakotan
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To: Last Dakotan

LOL.....


30 posted on 06/12/2012 7:24:45 PM PDT by Gator113 (***YOU GAVE it to Obama. I would have voted for NEWT.~Just livin' life, my way~)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Personally, I’m planning a swim from New orleans to Rio de Janeiro; I do hope that, if I grow fatigued and drown, my heirs will be able to claim it was my doctor’s fault.

Now, why on Earth are doctors retiring from private practice?

Could it be because their malpractice insurance premiums are going through the roof and the morons pushing ObamaCare are trying to set limits on doctors’ fees?

In a generation, we’ve gone from the best medical care in the world to a medical mess.

Give us another few years, and we’ll all be going to Canada when we become ill.

Whatever the government touches turns to sh*t.


31 posted on 06/12/2012 8:03:02 PM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: KarlInOhio

He had scheduled a stress test — but the guy died the day before the appointment.


32 posted on 06/12/2012 8:20:30 PM PDT by FoxInSocks ("Hope is not a course of action." -- M. O'Neal, USMC)
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To: Gator113
I am a heart patient, even had surgery, yet my doctors have never told me to avoid a 3 way.

They should have said that if you need Viagra you probably shouldn't be taking it.

33 posted on 06/12/2012 8:37:07 PM PDT by Mr Ramsbotham (Laws against sodomy are honored in the breech.)
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To: Bigg Red
Honestly, is there no sense of shame anywhere anymore? If my husband died in such a disgraceful situation, I would die of embarrassment. I would certainly not want to show my face in court for the whole world to see.

$3 million can ease alot of embarrassment. LOL!

34 posted on 06/12/2012 8:41:11 PM PDT by southern rock
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To: sportutegrl
It doesn't sound like the wife was involved, possibly two guys and a girl, though.

Wonder if the other guy was a cop too, and what they had on that girl.

35 posted on 06/12/2012 8:46:02 PM PDT by southern rock
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To: ConservativeStatement

I live in Gwinnett County. It wasn’t me. Will see if this news makes the hard copy newspaper.


36 posted on 06/12/2012 8:47:16 PM PDT by citizen (Obomo blames:Arab Spring,Banks,Big Oil,Bush,Ceos,Coal,Euro Zone,FNC,Jpn Tsunami,T Party,Wall St,You)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Oh yeah, I remember my last 3 way.

After disrobing and getting warmed up and just prior to getting to the good part, I quickly called my Dr and he advised me against it.

So I left.

I don’t think s/s/s/s/ is necessary here...<:


37 posted on 06/12/2012 8:49:16 PM PDT by xrmusn (6/98 Let's start from scratch by voting ALL incumbents out.)
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To: citizen; Lazamataz

Does Laz live down near Atlanta? ... Laz, you really should open up a consulting firm. This guy needed help ... hit hit it in duplicate and died for the foolishness.


38 posted on 06/12/2012 8:57:45 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: citizen; Lazamataz

Does Laz live down near Atlanta? ... Laz, you really should open up a consulting firm. This guy needed help ... he hit it in duplicate and died for the foolishness.


39 posted on 06/12/2012 8:57:59 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Hmmmm, maybe the wife can also claim that it was an “undercover sting” operation and get a lifetime settlement from Workers’ Compensation too.

“Yes, Your Honor, my husband was working vice that night and investigating hookers at that motel. He was on the job!!


40 posted on 06/12/2012 9:00:28 PM PDT by DeFault User
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To: Gator113

It’s the 4-ways that’ll really get ya!


41 posted on 06/12/2012 9:03:58 PM PDT by The Duke
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To: 6SJ7

Methinks an appeal will render it a no go.


42 posted on 06/12/2012 9:11:04 PM PDT by Sea Parrot (Youth And Brawn Are No Match For Age And Treachery. I'm Old And May Not Fight. I'll Shoot Instead.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Is it any wonder that malpractice insurance is so expensive and that doctors are leaving the business? These juries are insane.


43 posted on 06/12/2012 9:18:29 PM PDT by catbertz
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To: rovenstinez

“Crazy world out there’’<< Getting crazier all the time. But the job situation just might be picikng up. Seen on the window of an adult book store near my house:”Help Wanted. All positions available’’ No joke.


44 posted on 06/12/2012 10:39:46 PM PDT by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: spunkets

We already know the cop was a total a$$hole. He disregarded the conventions of society in having a 3way with some woman he wasn’t even married to. he showed that he wasn’t going to follow societal stictures “I’m a cop, I can do anything I want.” I think we can also assume that he would have disregarded any medical advice regarding strenuous activity in this regard also. It was the ahole’s responsibility. You don’t go to the doctor and leave with the guarantee that you will never die. People die. This award is a travesty and I hope it’s overturned on appeal.


45 posted on 06/13/2012 3:44:50 AM PDT by from occupied ga (Your government is your most dangerous enemy)
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I wonder if the doc warned about this 3-way or 4-way?


46 posted on 06/13/2012 5:08:51 AM PDT by 6SJ7 (Meh.)
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To: terycarl

...have a sense of shame if you desire, but take the money.

&&&
No, I don’t think so. It is not as if this was a wrongful death caused by someone else’s negligence; the deceased died a disgraceful death while willingly engaged in despicable behavior.


47 posted on 06/13/2012 5:19:30 AM PDT by Bigg Red (Pray for our republic.)
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To: southern rock

$3 million can ease alot of embarrassment. LOL!

&&&
Not in my world....


48 posted on 06/13/2012 5:26:38 AM PDT by Bigg Red (Pray for our republic.)
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To: from occupied ga
"We already know the cop was a total a$$hole. "

Irrelevant.

"I think we can also assume that he would have disregarded any medical advice regarding strenuous activity in this regard...

The jury believes there was no evidence the cardiologist gave such advice. That's all that matters.

"You don’t go to the doctor and leave with the guarantee that you will never die."

Folks go to the doc to obtain competent medical services. That includes competent scientific evaluation and precautionary advice. The doc in this case was sued and found at fault, because he provided evidence that he was incompetent, negligent and that resulted in harm to the patient and the patient's family.

It's business. When you're engaged in business, you're responsible for your failings. Everything else is irrelevant.

"This award is a travesty...

Nah.

49 posted on 06/13/2012 1:00:22 PM PDT by spunkets
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To: Jack Hammer

HEAR, HEAR!
Post of the day, Thanks


50 posted on 06/13/2012 1:06:47 PM PDT by GOYAKLA (Recall/ Impeachment Day, November 6, 2012. FUBO, same for RINOs)
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