Interesting article on Lance's hospital bed confession story



Dumbass a écrit :
> [email protected] wrote:
>
>> Sir Topham Hatt wrote:
>>
>>> Funny how these mystery doctors were never identified, yet the insurance company
>>> seem have know that Frankie and his wife were in the room. Seems real strange
>>> they never uncovered the indentities of these doctors?
>>>
>>> Questions is, what is Frankie and his wifes motives?
>>>
>>>
>>>

>> They weren't voluntary witnesses, they were subpoenaed. Given the
>> example of Rashoman, some of it is likely to be faulty memory or point
>> of view. What someone says, and what someone else hears are often
>> very different things. Still, this seems like a pretty darned major
>> disconnect. We'll assume the Andreu's are off Lance's Christmas card
>> list.
>>
>> Since there was conflicting testimony, and the Insurance company paid
>> off following presentation of evidence, Lance's claim to have won the
>> proceeding is a reasonable conclusion to make, even if there was no
>> formal finding. It obviously seemed better to settle than to rely on
>> the Andreu testimony to carry the day based on the preponderance of
>> evidence standard.
>>

>
> I read that the judge said that the issue of doping was irrelevant
> since the contract did not cover doping. The case was not decided
> based on any ruling about the doping allegations one way or the other.
>
>

It seems to take you a while to catch up :

THERE WAS NO DECISION !
NOT FROM AN ARBITRATION PANEL !
NOT FROM A JUDGE !

..... yes, feeling better :)
 

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