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Pet duck attack leads to neighbor's $275,000 injury lawsuit
CBS 12 KATU ^ | April 25, 2014 | KATU

Posted on 04/25/2014 1:58:41 PM PDT by driftdiver

Cynthia Ruddell claims Lolita Rose's duck attacked her after it wandered down the street.

Ruddell's attorney, Gregory Price, told KATU, "... The duck flapped its wings at her and knocked her back and she fell down on an outstretched hand and fractured her wrist in two spots."

The incident happened May 7, 2012. Ruddell broke her right wrist, sprained or strained her elbow and shoulder, and suffered a rotator cuff injury.

The lawsuit claims Rose knew the duck had, "Abnormally dangerous propensities in attacking people."

(Excerpt) Read more at cbs12.com ...


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Local News; Pets/Animals
KEYWORDS: duck; oregon
Seemed a good story to lighten things up on a Friday.
1 posted on 04/25/2014 1:58:41 PM PDT by driftdiver
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To: driftdiver

For goodness sakes. Stop being such a whiner. It’s a friggen DUCK! Last time I checked, ducks were near the bottom of the dangerous animal list.


2 posted on 04/25/2014 2:01:02 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: driftdiver

I’d give the lady $5 and tell her to grow a pair.


3 posted on 04/25/2014 2:02:01 PM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama lied .. the economy died.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

When I was a kid I as attacked by a goose. I punched it.

The end.


4 posted on 04/25/2014 2:02:20 PM PDT by drunknsage
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To: driftdiver

That’s quite a bill.


5 posted on 04/25/2014 2:02:29 PM PDT by Wolfie
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To: Blood of Tyrants

6 posted on 04/25/2014 2:02:56 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Wolfie

I think her doctor was a quack.


7 posted on 04/25/2014 2:03:23 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: driftdiver

And she have any witnesses to her drunken.............er, alleged duck attack?


8 posted on 04/25/2014 2:03:34 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: driftdiver
AFLAC !


9 posted on 04/25/2014 2:03:47 PM PDT by BigEdLB (Now there ARE 1,000,000 regrets - but it may be too late.)
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To: driftdiver

Any duck that can knock over a human with a flap of its wings is not a duck you want to challenge.


10 posted on 04/25/2014 2:04:01 PM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults)
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To: driftdiver

lol... ducks are totally defenseless.


11 posted on 04/25/2014 2:04:52 PM PDT by Bobalu (What cannot be programmed cannot be physics)
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To: driftdiver

When I was in my twenties’ I was attacked by a cougar. I told her I wasn’t drunk enough to take her home.

The end.


12 posted on 04/25/2014 2:05:14 PM PDT by drunknsage
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To: driftdiver

I Want A New Duck
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jS2UPNSnr4M


13 posted on 04/25/2014 2:06:45 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: driftdiver

A duck walks into a general store and asks the manager:
- “Got any fresh fruit?”
- “No.”
- “Got any fresh vegetables?”
- “No. We have only canned and dry goods.”
The next day, the duck returns:
- “Got any fresh fruit?”
- “No.”
- “Got any fresh vegetables?”
- “No. I told you yesterday, we have only canned and dry goods. If you come back tomorrow and ask me the same question, I’ll nail your flippers to the floor.”
On the 3rd day, the duck walks in and asks:
- “Got any nails?”
- “No.”
- “Got any fresh fruit?”

source: http://www.jokebuddha.com/Duck#ixzz2zw00melx


14 posted on 04/25/2014 2:06:51 PM PDT by illiac (If we don't change directions soon, we'll get where we're going)
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To: driftdiver
If it was a swan or a goose that would be one thing. But it was a duck.

It flapped it's wings, you jumped and fell, it did not knock you over.

Medical maybe.

Nothing else.

15 posted on 04/25/2014 2:08:40 PM PDT by Harmless Teddy Bear (Proud Infidel, Gun Nut, Religious Fanatic and Freedom Fiend)
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To: driftdiver

I have a word for any duck that chooses to attack me: DINNER!


16 posted on 04/25/2014 2:09:53 PM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed & water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: driftdiver; MeekOneGOP; Conspiracy Guy; DocRock; King Prout; Darksheare; OSHA; martin_fierro; ...
That's ducked up.


17 posted on 04/25/2014 2:13:37 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (Richard Warman censors free speech.)
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To: JimRed

Time for PETA: People Eating Tasty Animals!


18 posted on 04/25/2014 2:16:13 PM PDT by mfish13 (Elections have Consequences.)
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To: driftdiver
If *I'm* on the jury she gets a dollar and no more.And her lawyer gets a third of that.
19 posted on 04/25/2014 2:16:39 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Stalin Blamed The Kulaks,Obama Blames The Tea Party)
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To: driftdiver

I wonder what the new code in the vastly expanded billing regs for this might be?


20 posted on 04/25/2014 2:22:48 PM PDT by jacquej ("It is the peculiar quality of a fool to perceive the faults of others and to forget his own.")
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To: Bobalu

lol... ducks are totally defenseless.

But they’re smart.

Check out my homepage.


21 posted on 04/25/2014 2:23:24 PM PDT by pax_et_bonum (Never Forget the Seals of Extortion 17 - and God Bless America)
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To: pax_et_bonum
AFLAC!
22 posted on 04/25/2014 2:29:01 PM PDT by BigEdLB (Now there ARE 1,000,000 regrets - but it may be too late.)
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To: BigEdLB

Where are his sunglasses?

:-)


23 posted on 04/25/2014 2:35:05 PM PDT by pax_et_bonum (Never Forget the Seals of Extortion 17 - and God Bless America)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

ducks were near the bottom of the dangerous animal list.

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it was a pit bull duck


24 posted on 04/25/2014 2:37:42 PM PDT by dmz
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To: driftdiver

Duck attack...

must have been a queepy athed quacker...

(someone has to say it...or maybe they don’t)


25 posted on 04/25/2014 2:41:22 PM PDT by chajin ("There is no other name under heaven given among people by which we must be saved." Acts 4:12)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Damn Amish ducks.


26 posted on 04/25/2014 2:45:34 PM PDT by NY Cajun
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To: Jonty30

Was his name Howard? I was wondering what happened to him.


27 posted on 04/25/2014 2:47:51 PM PDT by meatloaf (Impeach Obama. That's my New Year's resolution.)
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To: driftdiver

Hey, if you’ve never been attacked by a duck, be careful. I, as a 7 yr old, was traumatized by our family duck who had decided I was fair game & would peck at my feet & legs. He didn’t last long. But I still don’t like ducks!


28 posted on 04/25/2014 2:49:58 PM PDT by grame (May you know more of the love of God Almighty this day!)
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To: Harmless Teddy Bear

When I was a teenager my dad came to pick me up from school (I fell off a trampoline) and he parked by the lake outside the nurse’s health room and while he was carrying me to the car the stinking curmudgeon Swan that owned that lake went cannibal on my dad. Poor guy barely made it in the car. That freaking swan was apesh**, attacking the tires, flapping, flying at the car. Sheesh. My dad wanted to run the thing over. What moran puts a killer swan in a lake by the school office? Kids were deadly afraid of that swan. I didn’t go near that lake for the four years I went to that school. Ahh, the good ole days when all kids had to worry about was killer swans at school.


29 posted on 04/25/2014 2:59:09 PM PDT by Cats Pajamas (“The first casualty of mainstream news is the truth.”)
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To: driftdiver

Give her the duck and instructions how to make Peking Duck.


30 posted on 04/25/2014 3:00:52 PM PDT by vetvetdoug
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To: driftdiver
The first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers
William Shakespeare
31 posted on 04/25/2014 3:16:59 PM PDT by Ben Mugged (The number one enemy of liberalism is reality.)
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To: driftdiver

Do us all a favor and shoot the stupid woman.


32 posted on 04/25/2014 3:41:26 PM PDT by SgtHooper (I lost my tag!)
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To: dmz

you mean a Pit Bill Duck?


33 posted on 04/25/2014 3:44:35 PM PDT by SgtHooper (I lost my tag!)
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To: drunknsage
When I was a kid I as attacked by a goose. I punched it. The end.

I'm probably the most dedicated animal lover here, but THAT'S FUNNY.

34 posted on 04/25/2014 3:48:43 PM PDT by Veto! (OpInions freely dispensed as advice)
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To: Slings and Arrows

“Quack!...”
[BANG!]
“...Quack!”


35 posted on 04/25/2014 3:55:43 PM PDT by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: meatloaf

“Was his name Howard? I was wondering what happened to him.”

I can tell you the sad demise of Howard the Duck. A customer ordered two right wings at KFC and poor Howard was waddlin’ by at the wrong moment.


36 posted on 04/25/2014 4:06:11 PM PDT by GladesGuru (Islam Delenda Est - because of what Islam is and because of what Muslims do.)
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To: driftdiver

Taking into account inflation - $60 Duck.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H0qhArGd3fg


37 posted on 04/25/2014 4:31:57 PM PDT by smalltownslick
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To: RichInOC

Truly.


38 posted on 04/25/2014 4:41:59 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (Richard Warman censors free speech.)
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To: driftdiver

The word “punt” comes to mind.


39 posted on 04/25/2014 4:46:10 PM PDT by Doomonyou (Let them eat Lead.)
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To: driftdiver

Duck and cover!


40 posted on 04/25/2014 4:51:06 PM PDT by Conspiracy Guy (Stop wishing for a perfect world. You may get it. Who will you talk to then?)
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To: driftdiver

41 posted on 04/25/2014 7:22:24 PM PDT by Larry Lucido
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To: Cats Pajamas

People get all teary eyed over the beauty of the swan, they don’t realize they are wolverines with feathers.


42 posted on 04/25/2014 7:25:54 PM PDT by Harmless Teddy Bear (Proud Infidel, Gun Nut, Religious Fanatic and Freedom Fiend)
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To: driftdiver

Well, if it looks like a duck, walks like a duck etc etc etc..

Is Jimmah Cartah of ‘Killer Wabbit’ fame her lawyer?

Why don’t we sic the White House Garden Fox on the duck and the wabbit?


43 posted on 04/25/2014 7:29:47 PM PDT by xrmusn ((6/98 --"I would agree with you BUT that would make both of us wrong".))
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To: Slings and Arrows

Strongbad from Homestar runner: “Somebody get this freaking duck away from me!”


44 posted on 04/26/2014 2:38:06 AM PDT by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free..... Even robots will kill for it!)
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To: Darksheare

45 posted on 04/26/2014 2:54:12 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (Richard Warman censors free speech.)
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To: SgtHooper

lol, yes, that.


46 posted on 04/26/2014 6:40:16 AM PDT by dmz
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