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Archive for January, 2008

"Danger: Avoid Death"–Signs of a litigation-happy culture

This year’s winners are in for the Michigan Lawsuit Abuse Watch “Wacky Warning Label” contest.

As a lawyer, I must say that my favorite is this one: “The Vanishing Fabric Marker should not be used as a writing instrument for signing checks or any legal documents.”

I wish I had taken a picture at the time, but I remember seeing a warning sign at Yosemite National Park near the top of a waterfall.  The sign read, approximately, “If you enter the water and go over the falls, you will die.”