Excuse Me, Waiter, I Asked for Mousse Not Moose

In Manhattan, Raina Kumra has an interesting personal injury lawsuit. While eating at the White Slab Palace restaurant, her meal was interrupted when a 150-pound Moose head with three-foot antlers fell on her.

Kumra, a web designer, is representing herself and claims “overall health, strength and vitality [have] been greatly impaired.” There is some debate over whether a caribou did the deed, here.

This would seem a pretty easy negligence case, even if she did order Mousse for dessert or a Moosehead lager.

It is also strikingly familiar to an earlier accident at the renowned Fawlty Towers. I have personally been fearful of Moose on walls since Murder by Death:

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4 thoughts on “Excuse Me, Waiter, I Asked for Mousse Not Moose”

  1. That is definitely a caribou.

    The restaurant will clearly want to argue in its defense that the plaintiff cannot succeed because she claims that she was struck by a moose head when there was no moose head present in the restaurant.

  2. I suppose Karma was equaling the law. Was she consuming the jewel of India? Holy Cow Batman, Gothman City is under siege.

  3. Doh! You beat me to the FT reference.

    I should have known you were a FOB – Fan of Basil. Now if you’ll pardon me, I must go yell at Manuel for a bit.

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