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Old Jan 12th 2006, 7:49 pm
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If it was at all possible... for things to get worse.....

Shrimp kills man at Japanese restaurant. Family suing for $10m..

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,181478,00.html
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Old Jan 12th 2006, 7:54 pm
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Originally Posted by franc11s
If it was at all possible... for things to get worse.....

Shrimp kills man at Japanese restaurant. Family suing for $10m..

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,181478,00.html
Heres hoping they lose, and get ordered to pay costs!
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Old Jan 12th 2006, 7:55 pm
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Originally Posted by franc11s
If it was at all possible... for things to get worse.....

Shrimp kills man at Japanese restaurant. Family suing for $10m..

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,181478,00.html
As I say many times "only in America".
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Old Jan 12th 2006, 7:59 pm
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Originally Posted by franc11s
If it was at all possible... for things to get worse.....

Shrimp kills man at Japanese restaurant. Family suing for $10m..

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,181478,00.html
They must be pretty game - you don't want to f**k with benihana - next thing you know there'll be an army of cleaver wielding Japanesse chef's standing on your front lawn.
which actually takes me into yesterday's thread about air marshall's - why not station a hibatchi chef at every cockpit door complete with a tub of shrimp and some knives - ain't no-one going to get past that bad boy.
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Old Jan 12th 2006, 8:12 pm
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Originally Posted by CarlM
Heres hoping they lose, and get ordered to pay costs!
And thats the problem and why frivolous lawsuits are so common here....If you lose you dont pay the other persons costs by default and so there is no reason not to sue. After all...if it aint gonna cost you a penny what have you to lose?
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Old Jan 12th 2006, 8:13 pm
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Originally Posted by BigDavyG
They must be pretty game - you don't want to f**k with benihana - next thing you know there'll be an army of cleaver wielding Japanesse chef's standing on your front lawn.
which actually takes me into yesterday's thread about air marshall's - why not station a hibatchi chef at every cockpit door complete with a tub of shrimp and some knives - ain't no-one going to get past that bad boy.
.. a cunning plan methinks! (PLus the food will be a lot better than the processed crap currently served..!)
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.. a cunning plan methinks! (PLus the food will be a lot better than the processed crap currently served..!)
food, what food? Please tell us the airline that serves food - even processed

I like the hibachi chef guarding the cockpit door - way too funny. Throw prawns (shrimp) down the throats of anyone that tries to takeover the plane... It'll break their necks every time.. hee hee..
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Originally Posted by franc11s
If it was at all possible... for things to get worse.....

Shrimp kills man at Japanese restaurant. Family suing for $10m..

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,181478,00.html
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Originally Posted by tony126
As I say many times "only in America".
I agree, frivolous lawsuits exist in American -- but not ONLY in America. I remember hearing about this lawsuit 4 years ago when I was in New Zealand:

New Zealand Muslim Family Seeks Mecca Trip After Bacon Meal

HASTINGS, NEW ZEALAND, July 17 (IslamOnline & News Agencies) - A Muslim family in Hastings, New Zealand, is demanding that the Pizza Haven company pay for them to go to Mecca for pilgrimage after they found out that the vegetarian pizza they ordered contained bacon, newspapers reported on Tuesday.

Never did find out what happened, though...

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Originally Posted by Jenney & Mark
I agree, frivolous lawsuits exist in American -- but not ONLY in America.

I know what you mean, but the home of the insane lawsuit and the evil corp - which now exist everywhere - is America. I just wish this country, with all the wonderful things it has to offer could export something better.
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