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9th Circuit sends Whopper spit burger case to state court

Washington Supreme Court asked to clarify if police officer can recover damages from receiving a hamburger covered in spit

Apparently Sheriff’s Deputy Edward Bylsma doesn’t enjoy the same type of quality service at his local Burger King that Police Chief Clancy Wiggum does at the Springfield Krusty Burger.

The 9th Circuit yesterday asked the Washington Supreme Court to clarify whether state law will allow Bylsma to recover damages for emotional harm when he received a Whopper covered in spit.

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