Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
Results 16 to 24 of 24

Thread: Ben strikes back...

      
  1. #16
    BigBen2112's Avatar
    Status : BigBen2112 is offline
    Rank : Hall Of Famer
    Join Date : Oct 13, 2009
    Posts : 5,773
    Threads : 135
    Last Online : Jun-03-2014 @ 02:44 PM
    Sports Logo Sports Logo Sports Logo Sports Logo Sports Logo

    Default Re: Ben strikes back...

    Quote Originally Posted by BlackJackGold View Post
    This quote is hidden because you are ignoring this member. Show Quote
    I'm not surprised that this has drug out.

    I think Ben is innocent, but the characters involved, including his lawyers are going to milk this for everything they think it could be worth to them.
    From a legal aspect Ben's lawyers have done a pretty darn good job. Within the framework of the legal system they have really been aggressive and done quite well.
    Hidden Content
    "Like I always say, there's no 'I' in team. There's a 'me,' though, if you jumble it all up."--House

  2. #17
    exNCite's Avatar
    Status : exNCite is offline
    Rank : Hall Of Famer
    Join Date : Oct 12, 2009
    Location : Wall, New Jersey, United States
    Posts : 5,589
    Threads : 413
    Last Online : Jul-14-2017 @ 06:36 PM

    Default Re: Ben strikes back...

    I think he's innocent too. Doesn't mean he didn't do her, but if she wanted it, what the heck. I thought that's what men do.
    I'm glad to see the counter-suit. Her lawyer is a fool if he doesn't force her to drop the case now. Assuming Ben comes out clean, that almost assures he wins the counter-suit. Does anyone really believe she has even $10K?

  3. #18
    LasVegasGuy's Avatar
    Status : LasVegasGuy is offline
    Rank : Banned
    Join Date : Oct 11, 2009
    Location : Living on the Sun, Nevada
    Posts : 2,076
    Threads : 60
    Last Online : Jan-05-2012 @ 12:19 PM

    Default Re: Ben strikes back...

    Quote Originally Posted by cardiacsteelers View Post
    This quote is hidden because you are ignoring this member. Show Quote
    On one side I see this as a good thing, maybe this will make women stop and have to think about it before they decide to falsely accuse a sport's star of rape for money. Also on one hand it looks as if he's willing to fight for his reputation.
    On the other side I see it as a bad thing. For one he is now basically admitting publicly to having sex with her and there will people who make him out to be the big rich meany wanting money from a poor woman.

    I guess though at this point he's ****ed if he does and ****ed if he doesn't.

    Hopefully though this has taught Ben a hard lesson. Fair or not, you're a celebrity, you have to be careful not only who you have sex with, but who you're alone with. If I was a high profile rich man, I wouldn't ever be alone with a woman I didn't know. I wouldn't even allow a female housekeeper in my room. Leno made a joke the other night about his life being videoed 24 hours a day, I'm not sure I wouldn't actually go that far.
    I don't see this lawsuit having any effect on her. If you don't have any money to start with does it really matter if someone sued you for $500 or $5 million either way you couldn't pay either judgement. The only thing that would happen is Ben would have a judgement against her. He would have legal right to garnish her wages and what not but do you really think Ben with his 100 million dollars would ever bother going after this woman for the money. She knows that and so does her lawyers. It's a step backwards but in no way is going to deter this woman from dropping this case.

  4. #19
    BlackJackGold's Avatar
    Status : BlackJackGold is offline
    Rank : Banned
    Join Date : Oct 16, 2009
    Posts : 1,694
    Threads : 10
    Last Online : Mar-11-2010 @ 05:54 PM

    Default Re: Ben strikes back...

    The 10K is just a principle number....

    He could certainly sue for much more.

    When I talk about his atty's milking this, I see them using the press and this case to promote their firm as aggressive ruthless defenders for future clients.

    They have been trying this case in the press and there have been times which I feel it would have been better for them to issue 'no comment other than our client is innocent and we are confident that based on the evidence that he will be exonerated' statements.

    I think that having played the press as a courtroom game is why some of their motions have been denied.
    Last edited by BlackJackGold; Oct-17-2009 at 02:16 PM. Reason: missing word and spelling

  5. #20
    Sweetchuck's Avatar
    Status : Sweetchuck is offline
    Rank : The Elite
    Join Date : Oct 11, 2009
    Location : You need a ****ing canoe to get to it.
    Posts : 3,100
    Threads : 137
    Last Online : Jan-22-2014 @ 04:02 AM
    Sports Logo Sports Logo Sports Logo

    Default Re: Ben strikes back...

    Are her lawyers liable if Ben wins his counter suit?

    Not that it would go to trial, I would think it wouldn't - but say if everyone settles which I think might be the likely case, would her lawyers have to cough up some of the settlement if Ben has the leverage?

  6. #21
    BlackJackGold's Avatar
    Status : BlackJackGold is offline
    Rank : Banned
    Join Date : Oct 16, 2009
    Posts : 1,694
    Threads : 10
    Last Online : Mar-11-2010 @ 05:54 PM

    Default Re: Ben strikes back...

    They have to prove that Dunlap knew the case was fabricated and went forward with it anyway which would be very hard to do without a confession or her testimony.

    It would be very easy to impress 'reasonable doubt' in a jurors mind in a civil hearing over that matter.

  7. #22
    cardiacsteelers's Avatar
    Status : cardiacsteelers is offline
    Rank : Bench Warmer
    Join Date : Oct 15, 2009
    Posts : 295
    Threads : 29
    Last Online : Sep-26-2012 @ 09:08 PM

    Default Re: Ben strikes back...

    Quote Originally Posted by LasVegasGuy View Post
    This quote is hidden because you are ignoring this member. Show Quote
    I don't see this lawsuit having any effect on her. If you don't have any money to start with does it really matter if someone sued you for $500 or $5 million either way you couldn't pay either judgement. The only thing that would happen is Ben would have a judgement against her. He would have legal right to garnish her wages and what not but do you really think Ben with his 100 million dollars would ever bother going after this woman for the money. She knows that and so does her lawyers. It's a step backwards but in no way is going to deter this woman from dropping this case.
    If you have a judgment against you though it makes it very hard to get a loan and if they file a lien which is what most do then you can't sell a car or house.

    But I don't think it was ever about the money but a scare tactic against the woman. She doesn't know if Ben would carry it out or not. If she loses her case, then who is she going to have to defend her? If her lawyer does defend her in this suit how much money is he going to want? How is she going to pay for it? Because she has no money a judgment could follow her around for the rest of her life.

    That is things that would going through my mind anyway. But then I don't have fictional boyfriends and accusing someone of rape. So who knows what goes through the mind of a crazy person who probably at this point has convinced herself she was raped.

    On the legal front at the least it makes one law office without as many resources go against several law offices with tons of resources, fight on two different fronts.

  8. #23
    BigBen2112's Avatar
    Status : BigBen2112 is offline
    Rank : Hall Of Famer
    Join Date : Oct 13, 2009
    Posts : 5,773
    Threads : 135
    Last Online : Jun-03-2014 @ 02:44 PM
    Sports Logo Sports Logo Sports Logo Sports Logo Sports Logo

    Default Re: Ben strikes back...

    Quote Originally Posted by BlackJackGold View Post
    This quote is hidden because you are ignoring this member. Show Quote
    They have to prove that Dunlap knew the case was fabricated and went forward with it anyway which would be very hard to do without a confession or her testimony.

    It would be very easy to impress 'reasonable doubt' in a jurors mind in a civil hearing over that matter.
    they could also have him censured or disbarred.
    Hidden Content
    "Like I always say, there's no 'I' in team. There's a 'me,' though, if you jumble it all up."--House

  9. #24
    BlackJackGold's Avatar
    Status : BlackJackGold is offline
    Rank : Banned
    Join Date : Oct 16, 2009
    Posts : 1,694
    Threads : 10
    Last Online : Mar-11-2010 @ 05:54 PM

    Default Re: Ben strikes back...

    They would definately have to prove he knew it was fabricated.

Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12

Quick Reply Quick Reply

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Members who have read this thread: 0

There are no members to list at the moment.

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •