Most Bizarre Case for Tort Reform… But if Doesn’t Come from the U.S.

A man’s wife is killed in a car crash, and is sued by the driver of the other car for trauma. The lawsuit is victorious. (Link via the Volokh Conspiracy.)

Update: There are still plenty of U.S. examples, too. A federal judge has awarded $2,500 to a clown who was refused permission to perform for children because of two convictions for molestation and sexual abuse of minors. Westchester County apparently violated the man’s rights…

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