Saturday, April 14, 2007

I bet this made the Voice really happy

The parents of a four-year-old boy attacked by a squirrel in Cuesta Park are suing the City of Mountain View for $150,000 in medical expenses and emotional damages.

This seems likely to one day end up as one of the novelty cases that merit about one sentence in a torts casebook. If and when that happens, those of my classmates who are studying right now instead of reading the local news will have more intelligent analysis than I can offer. (I think it has something to do with sovereign immunity). In the meantime, though, let me be the first to snicker at the media circus that will surround this case if it makes it to trial.

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