Dead Man Walking

Turns out dead men do tell tales.  As long as they have a lawyer for a mouthpiece, that is.  Check out this story about a class action against an insurance company where the named plaintiff died a couple years ago, but the class counsel maintained the fiction he was still alive.  The insurer wants to find out how long class counsel knew about the lead plaintiff’s death, but counsel is referring all questions to his client.  As Dave Barry would say, I am not making this up.

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