There are frivolous lawsuits, and then there are some that are so awful and unfortunately justified it's
frightening; a Bangkok welder is seeking to recompense $26,000 US for severe burns, hand injuries, and a leg and five
toe amputations due to an exploding battery. Though
we're not yet sure whether or not the battery was a counterfeit (which they often are, especially in that region of the
world—shoulda looked for the hologram, dude), we have a
feeling Nokia will cut their losses on this one. Afterall, they're probably just thankful the blowup happened in a
poorer nation—this would be a multimillion dollar suit if it occurred in the States.