Closing Arguments - The Blame Game (13) -
Money. They have it. We want it.
And we need you to make them give it to us.
And we want a lot.
Their plane went up.
But it went down.
Their father died.
Not that you can really compensate my clients.
But if you spank Transatlantic hard enough,
you can make it in their economic interest
not to ever, ever, ever let another plane come down.
Maybe you could make them so obsessed with safety
so they hire more mechanics, maybe they do more testings,
maybe they limit the number of years an aircraft can fly.
Maybe. Maybe, maybe, maybe.
Who knows what that kind of obsession could achieve?
What we do know is that kind of obsession…
It won't come from conscience.
It won't be motivated by good will.
For that kind of commitment to humanity,
it can only come from one thing. Let's all say it together.
John & Jury: "Money."
Well, it's all about blame.
If you get hurt, file a claim, collect your money.
The idea that a plane could crash,
that people could be killed and an airline could be held not liable...
Of course they should pay.
If a, If a person gets cancer, there, there's got to be a doctor to sue.
If somebody skids in the snow, go after the government.
They're the ones with the plows.
Last year, a man's house was destroyed by hurricane.
It was called an "act of God," so he sued his church. And he won.
If you get hurt, there's got to be a bad guy.
Pain doesn't just happen.
There's got to be somebody to blame.
Judge: Has the jury reached a verdict?
Jury: We have, Your Honor.
Judge: And what say you?
In the matter of Lamb versus Transatlantic Airlines
we find in favor of the plaintiff and order the defendant
to pay damages of the amount of 1.1 million dollars.
Ladies and gentlemen of the jury,
we thank you very much for your service.
You are free to go now.
Season 1 / Episode 13:
The Blame Game
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