Lawyer update…

Just thought I’d update all three of my loyal readers on the legal silliness I’ve been sucked into.  Sunday evening, I sent a polite email to Mr. Chand explaining that I wasn’t interested in being involved in any legal disputes related to the explosion and declined his request for an interview.  This morning, he called my office twice.  This is clearly not a work-related issue so I declined to answer, letting the voicemail catch it, with the intent of returning his call this evening from home.  Except that he didn’t leave any messages – so I don’t know what he wanted. Saves me the long-distance charges to Ottawa.  By the way, did I mention that this guy called me on a Sunday afternoon? When will telemarketers and lawyers figure out that annoying the person on the other end of the phone is not a way to foster cooperation?

Mr. Chand’s persistance, while annoying, leads to other questions…  Specifically, the only thing his client could be concerned about was my reporting of the rumour that “the owner of the house that blew up had a gas fireplace installed on the weekend”… Apparently this is a fairly well-known, but unconfirmed, rumour on the Hill.  So why all the trouble to track me down over it?  Methinks he doth protest too much.

Stay tuned.

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4 Responses to “Lawyer update…”

  1. carmidale says:

    just thought I’d add that telemarketers don’t usually work on Sundays :p . They may, however, call you during dinner…even if they hate doing it!

    FYI: just for the record, T isn’t a telemarketer ;)

  2. Cailean says:

    I don’t remember saying that T was a telemarketer… And I have been called by telemarketers on Sunday in the past… usually the charity guilt-tripper types…

  3. carmidale says:

    yeah, I realized after that it sounded like you said he was, which you didn’t. He just makes me emphasize it all the time (but really… methinks the line is a lil ambiguous)

    I’m currently being stalked by Public Outreach who is trying to get money for Red Cross. We screen the calls. T answered once, but still they call.

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