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    Colorado man gets $7.2 mil. from microwave popcorn lawsuit

    A Colorado man was awarded $7.2 mil. in a lawsuit against a microwave popcorn company. He ate microwave popcorn twice a day every day for something like 30 years and got what doctors call "popcorn lung". What a moron!

    I guess the moral of the story is: never ever take responsibility for your own stupidity. Blame it on somebody else and being an idiot can make you rich.

    I hope his head explodes like a kernel of popcorn.

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    Re: Colorado man gets $7.2 mil. from microwave popcorn lawsuit

    Wtf is "popcorn lung"?



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    Re: Colorado man gets $7.2 mil. from microwave popcorn lawsuit

    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    Wtf is "popcorn lung"?
    Popcorn Lung Disease Symptoms



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    Re: Colorado man gets $7.2 mil. from microwave popcorn lawsuit

    Per the news out here, he would inhale immediately after opening the popcorn bag. The things people are able to blame on others is crazy....



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    Re: Colorado man gets $7.2 mil. from microwave popcorn lawsuit

    why did I get a real job.

    well, I suppose you need a job for those 30 years of waiting to sue.



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    Re: Colorado man gets $7.2 mil. from microwave popcorn lawsuit

    That's kind of awesome.



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    Re: Colorado man gets $7.2 mil. from microwave popcorn lawsuit

    The worst part is how smug the guy was in the interview. He said "they (the popcorn co.) took a big risk and lost."



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    Re: Colorado man gets $7.2 mil. from microwave popcorn lawsuit

    What a waste of oxygen this guy is



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    Re: Colorado man gets $7.2 mil. from microwave popcorn lawsuit

    Impressive. He got paid $7.2 million to eat popcorn twice a day for 30 years.


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    Re: Colorado man gets $7.2 mil. from microwave popcorn lawsuit

    $328 per bag, dude's a shrewd business man.



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    Re: Colorado man gets $7.2 mil. from microwave popcorn lawsuit

    Diacetyl is bad stuff. Glad the industry has moved away from using it.




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    Re: Colorado man gets $7.2 mil. from microwave popcorn lawsuit

    Maybe we can track him down for a contribution toward the SEZ project.



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    Re: Colorado man gets $7.2 mil. from microwave popcorn lawsuit

    My work here is done.


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    Re: Colorado man gets $7.2 mil. from microwave popcorn lawsuit

    They removed the offending chemical agent. Why have it in there in the first place if it causes your employees and consumers to have permanent lung damage that can be fatal? The risk management department of the company at some point had to consider the cost of replacing the agent for something safer versus their chances of being sued. They lost as he said. I don't feel bad for the company in any way.

    Obviously, this guy has little regard for his health considering he is eating microwave popcorn twice a day so I am not feeling bad for him either. He found a law firm pursuing this course of litigation so he gets to stick it to the company, but he has shortened his life span. What a lucky guy.

    Let's not pretend there is a winner in this case apart from the lawyers collecting enormous fees.


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    Re: Colorado man gets $7.2 mil. from microwave popcorn lawsuit

    Quote Originally Posted by Hawkeye11en1 View Post
    My work here is done.
    You're rich, *****.



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