Man Who Claimed Needle In Burger King Sandwich Sanctioned

Law360, Los Angeles (October 28, 2014, 7:09 PM EDT) -- A man suing Burger King Corp. in Hawaii federal court alleging he bit into a burger containing needles or wires — which apparently pierced his tongue and became lodged in his small intestine — was hit with sanctions Monday for failing to show up to a settlement conference.

Plaintiff Clark Bartholomew must pay $3,560 to Burger King Corp., $3,668 to CTI Foods Holding Co. Ltd. and $1,231 to the federal government and the Army and Air Force Exchange Service, which operated the franchise at the Schofield Barracks Army installation on the island of Oahu, according to a findings and recommendation by...

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