Thursday, January 27, 2011

Congressman sues cafeteria over olive pit in sandwich

Washington DC - Rep. Dennis Kucinich has sued a U.S. House of Representatives cafeteria for selling him a sandwich wrap that caused dental damage when he bit into an olive pit, according to a filed in Superior Court for the District of Columbia. The Cleveland Democratic congressman’s lawsuit seeks $150,000 in damages from companies that operate the Longworth House Office Building’s cafeteria. Kucinich’s congressional office confirmed he filed the lawsuit. The document says the congressman believes he’s entitled to damages for future dental and medical expenses and to compensate him for pain, suffering, and loss of enjoyment.  More…