Just because someone happens to be wearing a suit and is acting like a jerk, does not mean he is a lawyer. Last month in
A man, now forever known as the “Guy in the Suit,” stood around and watched. At one point, he even leaned against the car that the motorcyclist was trapped under! The entire scene was videotaped. While the video shows great heroism by (most of) the people of Utah to save a man’s life, if you watch the upper left hand corner, you’ll see the Guy in the Suit in action or inaction:
To see the video, click here.
The 21 year-old man trapped under the burning car, Brandon Wright, is a graphic design major at
After the video was posted on YouTube, the Guy in the Suit was brutally criticized. “Mr. BillyDixon” came forward claiming to be the Guy in the Suit. Billy Dixon stated that “a guy came running to me and said he needed a lawyer and handed me five dollars so i [sic] was hired… once he hired me i [sic] coundt [sic] be apart of the rescue and as advice to my client he would be better off money wise if he died… so i [sic] did nothing cause it was my job to help my client.” Pretty devastating indictment of the legal profession.
Staci Zaretsky, a writer for Above the Law, has provided us “the rest of the story” not reported on YouTube. Ms. Zaretsky located and contacted a Mr. William Dixon, a personal injury lawyer in