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Elizabeth Espinal Sues Burger King For Texts About Shakes And Whoppers

03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Ah, the American legal system, affording every red-blooded citizen the right to sue every other red-blooded citizen for the most inane reasons. According to the Miami New Times, Florida woman Elizabeth Espinal filed a lawsuit in April against Burger King, alleging the fast-food giant flooded her inbox with spam text messages. She claims the texts, which were first received in April 2008, caused her "actual harm," and she wants $5 million for her troubles.

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