Starburst Fruit Chews are exactly as their name would indicate: chewy. But one Michigan woman says the candies are so chewy, they should come with a warning label.
Victoria McArthur, of Romeo, Mich., is suing Starbursts’ parent company, Mars Inc., for more than $25,000 for “permanent personal injuries” she claims she sustained after biting into one of their yellow candy in 2005.
“I don’t know, maybe about 3 chews and it literally locked my jaw … and it just literally pulled my jaw out of joint,” she told MyFoxDetroit.com.
Have you read the Pacific Research Institute’s study on tort costs, “Jackpot Justice?”
UPDATE (6 p.m.): So Coney Island trencherman Takeru Kobayashi’s jaw hurts, too. Blame the hotdogs?
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