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As one of the few members of his class without a job lined up, a desperate Rudy reluctantly allows “Prince” Thomas, the owner of a sleazy bar where he works part-time, to introduce him to J. To earn his fee, Rudy is required to hunt for potential clients at the local hospital and sign them up to personal injury lawsuits. One is his new elderly landlady, who needs a revised will drawn. The procedure should have been covered and paid for by their insurance company, Great Benefit Life Insurance, but the claim was instead denied. Rudy, having just passed the bar exam, has never argued a case before a judge or jury but now finds himself up against experienced and ruthless lawyers from a large firm, headed by Leo F.
On his side, Rudy has several supporters and a sympathetic newly appointed judge. Donny Ray dies just before the case is due to be heard. Great Benefit was playing the odds that the insured would not consult an attorney. 40 million in revenue for the company. Great Benefit quickly declares itself bankrupt, thus allowing it to avoid paying the judgment. This leads to a series of lawsuits which forces Great Benefit out of business.
Ultimately, there is no payout for the grieving parents and no fee for Rudy, although Dot Black was never concerned with the settlement money, because for her helping to put the company out of business is an even greater victory. In fact, she testified that if awarded any money from Great Benefit, she would donate it to the American Leukemia Society. During the Black trial, when Kelly is beaten again by Cliff, Rudy helps her file for divorce. While he and Kelly retrieve items from her home, Cliff arrives and threatens to kill Rudy, attacking him with a baseball bat. Rudy wrestles the bat away from Cliff and cracks his skull with it.
Kelly intervenes and orders him to leave. Kelly spends a day in jail before Rudy gets the charges dropped but Cliff’s vengeful family have made several death threats against them both. This page was last edited on 31 January 2018, at 06:00. Sedan dess har namnet John Grisham varit synonymt med den juridiska thrillern och han har sålt fler än 275 miljoner böcker och översatts till ett fyrtiotal språk.