Marks & Spencer Wins $600, 000 Trial Against Grape Slipped Accountant

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(Or some things happen only in America!) May not be your regular fashion-post, but it’s all funny and we could use a bit of amusement at any moment!

Alexander Martin-Sklan, a 55 years accountant sued Marks & Spencer after slipping on a grape and injuring himself (ruptured quadriceps, adverse psychological effects and depression due to the 2004 incident) for more than $600, 000.

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Because the grape lodged under the sole of his right sandal, he slipped and fell, his post-traumatic depression hurting his business and preventing him from skiing and playing tennis. The Judge (we’re talking about a London –courthouse, not an US-one where even a cup of coffee can bring you millions if you dare to sue!) ruled against him, ordering the accountant (who represented himself) $40,000 legal fees. At least M & S who’s losing big on the market, makes it up in the court of law!

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“In my judgment it was one of those accidents that could happen to anyone,” the judge said.

Did you lived any similar incident and thought about reporting and attacking in a court of law? I know I thought, many times!
(via reuters)

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