White Castle suit: Burger too small? No. Booth.
White Castle is sued by man who claims injury from trying to sit at a White Castle booth in New York.
A man is suing the White Castle chain, claiming the booths in one of its hamburger restaurants are too small.Skip to next paragraph
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Martin Kessman says in the federal lawsuit filed last week that he was embarrassed in 2009 when he tried squeezing his 6-foot (1.83-meter), 290-pound (132-kilogram) frame into the seating at a White Castle in New York state. He says he slammed his knee into a metal post under the table and was in pain.
The lawsuit claims the restaurant could not accommodate a customer of Kessman's stature, in violation of the Americans With Disabilities Act. The suit seeks an unspecified financial judgment.