Just to get things straight — a speeding tractor trailer, full of bricks, that had bad brakes crashed into 2 cars, killing 4.  New Jersey douchebag attorney William B. Ziff files lawsuit against widowed family members for reimbursement for repairs to the road.  Lawsuit canceled only after bad press.  (In other words, if you were, say, a poor black family that the media didn’t care about — the lawsuit would probably continue.)   Due to the way the law works, this means they can no longer collect the money from the actual responsible party: The trucking corporation. Sure seems like a bribe to me.  It seems like typical government licking the boots of big business. This was a “clerical error”? What the fuck? (more…)