Originally Posted by fstbttms
And after being shown the error of his ways, the OP decided to call daddy's lawyer to explore the possibility of litigating over a $900 repair bill. Failing that, he spent several posts telling anybody who would listen to boycott the marina in question. Defend him all you like. I will not.
I didn't catch that part of the story, but you are right. Upon re-reading the thread, he also said he filed a small-claims' suit despite getting advice from his family
attorney the claim was not clear. "Gross Negligence" is his hope, which in legal
terms is a very high bar. He would have to prove the dock-hand was drunk or high or was otherwise purposefully aware of the damage he could cause - and that assumes the strut was sound (which it does not appear to be from the pink-pictures). The sad end to this story is the marina will not be inclined to help folks land their boats.