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Old 04-30-2012, 08:07 AM
 
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Arrow Man sues BMW for 20-month erection after bike ride

Man sues BMW for 20-month erection after bike ride

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A California man has sued BMW North America and a motorcycle-seat maker claiming that a four-hour round-trip ride on his 1993 BMW bike with a "ridge-like" seat gave him "a severe case of priapism (a persistent, lasting erection)" that's lasted 20 months and counting.
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Old 04-30-2012, 08:10 AM
 
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This will be an interesting lawsuit to watch. If BMW does not successfully challenge this, they could be paying a stiff settlement.
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Old 04-30-2012, 11:08 AM
 
Location: San Diego
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I think that is going pretty hard on a Company with a long lasting reputation of satisfying it's loyal followers.
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Old 04-30-2012, 11:58 AM
 
Location: Arizona & Wisconsin
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That's hard to believe.
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Old 04-30-2012, 11:59 AM
 
Location: Dallas, TX
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Sound like this will be a long and hard case, lets hope for a firm decision by the courts, that will provide relief to the plaintiff.
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Old 04-30-2012, 12:06 PM
 
Location: ๏̯͡๏﴿ Gwinnett-That's a Civil Matter-County
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If I were them, I'd beg for a televised trial and plead guilty to knowingly manufacturing bikes that lead to priapism.

They'll sell more motorcycles than they could ever imagine.
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Old 04-30-2012, 12:21 PM
 
Location: SF Bay Area
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The rub is that the plaintiff has to give the defendant a head's up without yanking the rug from under their case.
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Old 04-30-2012, 01:17 PM
 
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I hope he is not 'John Holmes' endowed.
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Old 04-30-2012, 01:30 PM
 
Location: Lehigh Valley, PA
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I hope he's not " jerking " BMW around on this.
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Old 04-30-2012, 01:37 PM
 
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You guys crack me up!
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