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Frivolous Lawsuit of the Day - This was No Sparrow!

Posted by Failed Success on 04/14/05 at 11:58 AM

This Was No SparrowIn an event that will surely become one of the pinnacle, groundbreaking lawsuits of modern day; a woman is suing Lowes Home Improvement of Alton, IL for a bird attack.

As you will surely see lots of coverage of this on CNN and CourtTV, i’ll keep the summary short.

A woman was shopping in the outside garden center at Lowe’s in Alton, IL when a bird allegedly flew into the back of her head. This horrifying and traumatic experience took place in April of 2003, two years ago.

She decided to file suit two years later, claiming that the bird caused injuries to her head, brain, neck, muscles, bones, nerves, discs, ligaments, as well leading to the loss of neurological functions and cognitive skills. She is seeking $50,000 in damages. She claims that Lowe’s allows wild birds to fly freely outside creating a dangerous situation.

In case you didn’t quite understand the severity of this matter, her attorney clearly stated the scariest part of all: Her attorney, Zane T. Cagle, said “the bird was described to us as being about the size of a robin or pigeon.”

“This was no sparrow,” Cagle said.

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