...this one has my jaw on the floor.
Cop who fell on the job sues family of baby who almost drowned
CASSELBERRY - In January, 1-year-old Joey Cosmillo wandered into the backyard and fell into the family pool. When his mother hauled him out, he wasn't breathing. Rescuers were able to bring him back to life, but he suffered severe brain damage and cannot walk, talk or even swallow.
Now, his family faces another burden: One of the rescuers, Casselberry police Sgt. Andrea Eichhorn, is suing, alleging the family left a puddle of water on the floor that afternoon, causing her to slip and fall.
Poor thing, because she helped keep this baby alive she may need to take some Aleve:
Eichhorn, he said, is a victim. Her knee aches, and she will likely develop arthritis.
Regardless of whether the parents bear some blame for an unguarded pool, this suit is patently absurd. And if a judge doesn't throw this woman out on her