The Cover of The Rainmaker. This was Grisham’s sixth novel. It differs from most of his other novels in that it is written almost completely the associate by john grisham pdf the simple present tense.
As one of the few members of his class without a job lined up, a desperate Rudy reluctantly allows “Prince” Thomas, the owner of a sleazy bar where he works part-time, to introduce him to J. To earn his fee, Rudy is required to hunt for potential clients at the local hospital and sign them up to personal injury lawsuits. One is his new elderly landlady, who needs a revised will drawn. The procedure should have been covered and paid for by their insurance company, Great Benefit Life Insurance, but the claim was instead denied.
Rudy, having just passed the bar exam, has never argued a case before a judge or jury but now finds himself up against experienced and ruthless lawyers from a large firm, headed by Leo F. On his side, Rudy has several supporters and a sympathetic newly appointed judge. Donny Ray dies just before the case is due to be heard. Great Benefit was playing the odds that the insured would not consult an attorney. 40 million in revenue for the company. Great Benefit quickly declares itself bankrupt, thus allowing it to avoid paying the judgment.