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 tore off the door on the
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 hysterically. His Lexus, which he had just picked up
the day before, was now completely ruined 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 not believe how materialistic you lawyers are," the cop said.
"You are so focused on your possessions that you don't notice anything
"How can you say such a thing?" asked the lawyer.
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. "My Rolex!"