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      04-28-2012, 09:52 PM   #1
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Talking Viagra has Nothing on Beemers. Motorcycle Owner Sues BMW for Too Much Excitement ;)





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SAN FRANCISCO (WWJ) - BMW North America has probably had to deal with plenty of unusual lawsuits, but one filed last week may be a first — a California man says the seat on his motorcycle has given him an erection he just can’t shake.

Henry Wolf of California is suing BMW America and aftermarket seatmaker Corbin-Pacific claiming his issue began after a four-hour ride on his 1993 BMW motorcycle, with a ridge like seat. Wolf is seeking compensation for lost wages, medical expenses, emotional distress and what he calls “general damage.”

He said he’s had the erection non-stop for 20 months. And it comes with another side effect: The lawsuit says Wolf is “now is unable to engage in sexual activity, which is causing him substantial emotional and mental anguish.”

WWJ Newsradio 950 spoke with Dr. Michael Lutz, at the Michigan Institute of Urology, who said there is no medical data to support the man’s claim. However, “It’s been long-known that compression of the neurovascular supply to the penis — if it’s compressed for a period of time, whether it be on a bicycle seat or some other device — it can actually cause prolonged numbness of the genitalia,” Lutz said.

“Not only in men, but women can also get numbness in that region if they’re compressing those nervous structures to that region of the body,” he said.

BMW Motorcycles of Southeast Michigan in Canton, Mich., checked out the story and noted the man wasn’t riding a standard BMW motorcycle seat. He was on an after-market seat, which start at about $200. People generally buy them to make the ride more comfortable.

“Sometimes people say it’s more comfortable, sometimes people can get a tall seat or a low seat or they’re shorter or taller, they can come heated,” said Theresa at BMW Motorcycles of Southeast Michigan.

- http://detroit.cbslocal.com/2012/04/...tent-erection/
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      04-29-2012, 05:47 AM   #2
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      04-29-2012, 10:07 AM   #3
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BMW sued for giving customer a persistent, lasting erection

http://now.msn.com/now/0428-bmw-lasting-erection.aspx

And I thought it only happened to me...
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      04-29-2012, 11:57 AM   #4
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I wonder if he needed two helmets.
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      04-29-2012, 12:10 PM   #5
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nice reason to sue bmw lmao

http://content.usatoday.com/communit...er-bike-ride/1

guy sues bmw because he got an erection from riding a bmw motorcylce. lmfao
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      04-29-2012, 12:18 PM   #6
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Hopefully he hasn't yet bred and never will be able to again. Hate these people that make us all pay more for everything we buy with these frivolous suits.
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      04-29-2012, 12:28 PM   #7
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Our society is frickin pathetic.
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      04-29-2012, 12:38 PM   #8
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      04-29-2012, 01:04 PM   #9
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Hopefully he hasn't yet bred and never will be able to again. Hate these people that make us all pay more for everything we buy with these frivolous suits.
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      04-29-2012, 01:06 PM   #10
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Priapism

Side effects don't sound good to me. Now, can the motorcycle actually be blamed? Seems farfetched, but I'm sure his lawyers will try.
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      04-29-2012, 01:14 PM   #11
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he should take his permanent erection and shove it back up his a$$...
seriously??? so, now when you buy a motorcycle, the salesman will have to warn you about the potential for permanent erection????
this society is pathetic...
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he should take his permanent erection and shove it back up his a$$...
seriously??? so, now when you buy a motorcycle, the salesman will have to warn you about the potential for permanent erection????
this society is pathetic...
I always say to myself, everytime I see those stupid warning labels, someone sued and won, now the rest will suffer
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Apparently the bike has nothing to do with it, it's his aftermarket seat and that just shows how much a douche bag he is, they will see it!
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      04-29-2012, 01:35 PM   #14
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they'll need some hard evidence for this case
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If he modified the seat, BMW is not liable.
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      04-29-2012, 02:11 PM   #16
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At what point did people just give up and start suing for everything?
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Pathetic hope his inability lasts eternally!! Absolute moron
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      04-29-2012, 02:19 PM   #18
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This can only happen in the US...
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      04-29-2012, 02:22 PM   #19
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haha i see that. Its funny how he decided to make an issue out of it almost 2 years later lol idk but I find this story hilarious.
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      04-29-2012, 02:25 PM   #20
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I cannot wait until tomorrow night what Jay Leno's writers put into Jay's monolog about this .... it should be hilarious
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      04-29-2012, 02:55 PM   #21
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Scarlett Johanson better lawyer up
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      04-29-2012, 03:18 PM   #22
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where i come from, you pay extra for that, not sue
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