You’re right: This IS nuts
He has a reaction, and now he's filed a whopper of a suit against Burger King, claiming the sandwich made him sick.
The predictable outcome, aside from a quick dismissal of the case: Someone somewhere will use this to indict people with food allergies as expecting the world to take care of them instead of taking responsibility.
In this case, I don't think it's a leap to suggest that this man was irresponsible. I simply cannot imagine why anyone would dive into fast food - or any restaurant meal for that matter - without first checking. Particularly if you have food allergies. That food orders are screwed up is hardly a shocking revelation.
But I'm going to hate it when this lawsuit is used to condemn all of us. Really, most of us have enough sense to check first.
Copyright 2009 Debra Legg.