Only in America could you sue for getting a woody while riding a motorbike. SOme people actually take drugs for long lasting erections and this guy wants to sue for it?
A Californian motorcycle enthusiast has taken legal action after a bike seat gave him long lasting erections.
Straight from the âonly in Americaâ files comes this â a Californian man is suing BMW North America over a seat that gave him a severe case of priapism (A persistent, lasting erection) that has lasted for 20 months.
Henry Wolf claims his 1993 BMW motorcycle, or more specifically the bikeâs âridge-likeâ seat, gave him a âsevere case of priapismâ when he took it for a four-hour ride on May 1, 2010, according to theÂ Courthouse News Service.
Wolf is suing BMW North America and the seatâs manufacturer, Corbin-Pacific, in a product liability lawsuit in the California Superior Court in San Francisco, claiming the ânegligent design, manufacture and/or installation of the seatâ has caused the painful condition.Advertisement: Story continues below
Narrow, âbananaâ style seats similar to the one reportedly fitted to Wolfâs motorcycle have been associated with problems such as genital numbness and even erectile dysfunction, however Wolfâs case is the first known to tackle the opposite side of the problem.
The court notes state the Wolf âhas been experiencing continuing problems since his motorcycle rideâ including âsubstantial emotional and mental anguishâ and the inability to engage in sexual activity.