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How many lawyers does it take to screw in a light bulb? Seven, one to stick his finger in the socket and the other six to sue the electric company.

After two months in my wheelchair, I was called by my insurance company's law office. They wanted to know if there was something defective about the ladder I had been using or if there were anyone else they might sue to recover my medical costs. I replied that the ladder company had been too good in its warnings and safety instructions...only a fool could fall from such a ladder. I then pointedly asked if I could sue the ladder company for making me look like an idiot.

The lawyer told me that I could not sue a company for some-thing I did to myself every day.

He hung up before I could tell him one of my lawyer jokes.

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W.J. Rayment built an addition on his house, and in the course of the project learned from his many mistakes. This on-line compendium is his effort to help you learn from his experience. The advice and stories are often humorous, sometimes silly, but always informative. for yourself or as a gift for family or friends.

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