The Supreme Court of Canada unanimously dismissed the case of a man who said suffered psychological damages after finding a dead fly in his water bottle, CBC News reported.Waddah Mustapha of Windsor, Ont. sued Culligan of Canada Ltd., claiming the discovery of a fly in the large water bottle triggered depression, phobia and anxiety that affected his work and even his sex life, the report said.
In a 9-0 ruling issued Thursday, the Supreme Court decided that Mustapha’s reaction was exaggerated, the report said, noting that he was ordered to pay the company’s court costs.
In 2005, the Ontario Superior Court awarded him $341,775 plus interest in the case, the report said, noting the ruling was overturned the following year by the Ontario Court of Appeal.
Details at cbc.ca.