A very successful lawyer parked his brand-new
Lexus in front of his office, ready to show it
off to his colleagues.
As he got out, a truck passed too close and
completely tore off the door on the driver's
side. The lawyer immediately grabbed his
cell phone, dialed 911, and within minutes
a policeman pulled up.
Before the officer had a chance to ask any
questions, the lawyer started screaming
His Lexus, which he had just picked up the
day before, was now completely ruined and
would never be the same, no matter what
the body shop did to it.
When the lawyer finally wound down from
his ranting and raving, the officer shook his
head in disgust and disbelief. "I can't
believe how materialistic you lawyers are,"
he said. "You are so focused on your
possessions that you don't notice anything
"How can you say such a thing?" asked the
The cop replied, "Don't you know that your
left arm is missing from the elbow down?
It must have been torn off when the truck
hit you."
"My God!" screamed the lawyer. "Where's
my Rolex?"