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  1. #1
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    Come back later

    Heaven can wait, Italian court tells dying man
    With six months to live, man told to return to court in 14 months
    ROME, Italy (Reuters) -- A man given six months to live by his doctors has been told by an Italian court to come back in 14 months to hear the outcome of his demand for insurance damages.

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    In a bid to speed up the process, Cisabella turned to the Sicilian courts to put pressure on the slow-moving insurers, but was told to return next year to hear their decision.

    In his frustration, he chained himself to the gates of the law courts to bring attention to his plight.

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    http://www.cnn.com/2005/LAW/03/08/it...eut/index.html

  2. #2
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    Nothing like a little bureaucracy ...

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    and that happened in Rome, home of the Pope
    Just when I think that I have seen the most depraved things a human can do to another human, somebody posts a new story...........

    Why is it that when a custodial parent fails to provide for a child it is called neglect and is a criminal matter. But when a non custodial parent fails to provide it is called failure to support and is a civil matter?


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