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Courts Gone Wild

Posted by iBlog on August 23, 2007

Any American who watches TV or reads a newspaper has probably heard about the Washington, D.C., dry cleaner who allegedly lost Roy Pearson’s suit pants and was sued by Pearson–a D.C. judge–for $67 million, including $500,000 for “emotional damages.”

While bizarre, to be sure, stories like this are increasingly common. A rampaging squirrel, for example, allegedly attacked Marcy Meckler in the courtyard of a Chicago mall. Did Meckler call animal control? No. She sued the mall for $50,000.

Read the full article in Forbes.com


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