Imagine this. Four guys break into your house, and lug out as much as they can carry. But not too long after, they are caught, and you’re feeling a little better because they’re all charged with multiple crimes.
Then, a short time after, you get a registered letter from the gang’s law firm informing you that the attorneys for these losers will be forwarding to you all the billable hours incurred in the effort to defend the four derelicts that robbed you. The tone of the letter is professional and polite, and the lawyers even offer the reassurance that you shouldn’t worry, this won’t cost you more than $150,000, that is, for the first year’s work. [Read more…]