News of the Weird: Our Litigious Society
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Who’s fault is it when a man crashes into a table, tearing several ligaments and suffering a severed tendon while attempting in vain to improve his base-stealing technique in his den? Apparently, it’s Mickey Mantle Sports Productions, according to the victim’s lawsuit. “Litigious Society” catalogs the petty and darkly humorous lawsuits filed by victims of painful, self-inflicted foolery. In a world where a man can sue Starbucks for “goading” him into stealing money from the tip jar by placing it in plain sight, you’ll wonder how absurd the process of law has truly become.