Opening Statements

The Wrath of Grapes


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106

The number of slip-and-fall cases filed since 2005 that blame errant grapes for the cause of the plaintiff’s injuries.

59

The number of other grape-related claims filed since 2005, including spoiled grapes, delivery of the wrong types of wine grapes and failure to pay for grapes.

Source: Courthouse News Service (June 4, 2009).


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