A woman has filed a personal injury lawsuit against a college for a pencil injury suffered when she was in school. While the injury lawsuit has sparked outrage in the community, the plaintiff has defended her right to seek justice through compensation. Others have pointed out that legal safeguards are in place to ensure that no frivolous actions are successful. The personal injury plaintiff alleges that she suffers numbness and cramps in her right forefinger which have hurt her ability to work as a hairdresser and type on the computer. The personal injury lawsuit is claiming $25K for pain and suffering, $70K for lost earning capacity, and $500 for out of pocket expenses.
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