Watching too many lawyer ads

Convinced that the electrical sensations in his chest must be from one of those “defective pacemakers” he keeps seeing lawyer ads about, a man calls the 1-800 lawyer line and stays on hold for the longest time. He then decides instead to go to the hospital emergency room, which turns out to be a much better idea. (Throckmorton, Dec. 14).

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  • Interesting but don’t you get the feeling the real story is slightly different from this story? I think we are always in trouble when we start with “a friend of mine told me.”