Auto companies get blamed for a lot of things, from health problems to the economy to people driving around in Hummers they don’t need. But BMW North America has a doozy of an odd case on its hands now, as a California man is blaming the company for a persistent erection.
The man is suing BMW and aftermarket seat makers Corbin-Pacific, claiming that he has had a non-stop erection for 20 months. He says the trouble started with his 1993 BMW motorcycle and its “ridge like seat,” says WWJ 950 Newsradio in Detroit.
He’s suing for lost wages, medical expenses, emotional distress and what he calls “general damage.” And beyond all that, he claims he is “now is unable to engage in sexual activity, which is causing him substantial emotional and mental anguish.”
There might not be medical data to support his lawsuit, but experts say anyone, men and women both, can get a feeling of numbness in the genital region after compressing the area for a prolonged amount of time.
Calif. Man Sues BMW For Persistent Erection [WWJ 950 Newsradio]