Eviction caused bad breath, dandruff

1979: After being evicted from the townhouse he was renting, R.L. Ussery filed a lawsuit against his former landlord seeking $11,000 in compensation. Ussery claimed that the eviction had caused him and his family to suffer from "colds, nausea, upset stomach, diarrhea dysentery, loss of hair, sweating palms, the need to void, the inability to void, nightmares, insomnia, dandruff, bad breath, dirty fingernails, odoriferous body odors, especially of the feet, palm itching, the blues and the blahs, nervousness, dry heaves and crying spells."

I don't know what the result of the lawsuit was, but I think it's highly unlikely that Ussery won.

Tampa Tribune - Aug 24, 1979

     Posted By: Alex - Mon May 17, 2021
     Category: Lawsuits | 1970s

I wonder if that lawyer is still practicing. McDonald's only gave me three orders of fries when I wanted four, and the next day, I got a hangnail. That should easily be worth $10,000.
Posted by Phideaux on 05/17/21 at 11:24 PM
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