CANADA: Whopper of a shock at BK outlet prompts lawsuit
Canadian woman Lorrie Molino has sued fastfood giant Burger King of Canada for damages of a whopping C$7.7m (US$4.84m) after she swallowed two thumbtacks along with a mouthful of the company#;s trademark Whopper sandwich. Molino, who is suing for negligence and breach of an implied warranty, has filed a statement of claim in the Ontario Superior Court. She claims that on 25 March last year she “felt a pain in her throat as if a hard and sharp object was passing through” while eating a Whopper at a Burger King restaurant.
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