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A man with 'popcorn lung' receives a big payout... read how much he was awarded...

Kyle 2012/09/20 22:40:45
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  • Food Stamp Papa 2012/11/06 06:57:15
    Food Stamp Papa
    what are people doing? making up ailements now?
  • Flamingo Flame Gem *AFCL* 2012/09/21 04:39:45
    Flamingo Flame Gem *AFCL*
    He ate 2 bags a day per 10 years = 7,300 bags.

    As for me i have 1 bag of microwave popcorn ever 4 - 5 months = 2 per year.

    Now you know why he has popcorn lung.
  • mikeeonly 2012/09/21 04:12:59
    mikeeonly
    +1
    how the hell much popcorn did he eat
  • Me 2012/09/21 02:03:11
    Me
    +1
    wow...interesting...better tell the stepdad he eats popcorn every night
  • Tennessean 2012/09/21 02:02:42
    Tennessean
    +2
    What ever happened to comon sense in court awards?
  • Food St... Tennessean 2012/11/06 06:57:43
    Food Stamp Papa
    sue anybody for anything
  • Tennessean Food St... 2012/11/06 16:22:12
    Tennessean
    It is not only the ability to sue over anything, but the jury awards which are completely out of line.

    If the popcorn had killed the man it would not have been worth millions of dollars, because he would never have earned that amount during the rest of his life, so his death was not depriving his family of that much money.

    There was a time when awards were based on the monitory value of what was lost, such as if a person was killed, the amount they would have earned during the rest of their lifetime was taken into consideration when making a dollar award, not some pie in the sky award.
  • Food St... Tennessean 2012/11/06 16:24:37
    Food Stamp Papa
    i just read anout a couple who received 20 million from popcorn lung and now they're trying to file bankruptcy...they have assets they cn sell still...
  • Food St... Tennessean 2012/11/06 16:25:43
  • vetogod 2012/09/21 00:18:44
    vetogod
    mmmmmmm am i the only one who got a good idea from this? lol
  • Culgan 2012/09/20 23:08:43
    Culgan
    +1
    I'd have taken the 7.2million in popcorn.
  • Flaming... Culgan 2012/09/21 04:40:52
  • being me 2012/09/20 22:56:30
    being me
    +1
    I believe it:(
  • dj2knyce 2012/09/20 22:42:17
    dj2knyce
    +1
    wtf..lol

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