Thursday, May 03, 2007

Judge sues cleaner for $65M over pants

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Chungs, immigrants from South Korea, realized their American dream when they opened their dry-cleaning business seven years ago in the nation's capital. For the past two years, however, they've been dealing with the nightmare of litigation: a $65 million lawsuit over a pair of missing pants.

Jin Nam Chung, Ki Chung and their son, Soo Chung, are so disheartened that they're considering moving back to Seoul, said their attorney, Chris Manning, who spoke on their behalf.

"They're out a lot of money, but more importantly, incredibly disenchanted with the system," Manning said. "This has destroyed their lives."

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2 comments:

Leesa said...

This is ridiculous and makes me sad.

Sus said...

TYRONE should know better. He difinitely should be disbarred - ever heard of TORT reform???