Wednesday, May 26, 2004

How little things change

Becoming involved in a lawsuit is like ‘being ground to bits in a slow mill; it’s being roasted at a slow fire; it’s being stung to death by a single bee; it’s being drowned by drops; it’s going mad by grains.’ Hundreds and hundreds of people are exposed to such torture each year, some of them actually choosing to initiate the process. They invariably find the experience painful, protracted, and expensive. Yet there remains a queue of victims impatient for their turn...
- Charles Dickens, Bleak House, 1853
Quotation from Collaborative Law Alliance of NH