Lifeguard axed for saving a swimmer, and more
A Florida lifeguard has been fired for rescuing a man who was drowning in the wrong part of the ocean.
Lifeguard axed for saving a swimmerA Florida lifeguard has been fired for rescuing a man who was drowning in the wrong part of the ocean. Tomas Lopez, 21, admits he left his designated patrol area to save the drowning swimmer, which his employer says was a violation of its policies. “Someone needed my help,” says Lopez. “I wasn’t going to say no.”
Las Vegas grill loses battle with New York deliThe notorious Heart Attack Grill in Las Vegas has lost its legal battle to stop a New York delicatessen selling its own “Triple Bypass Sandwich.” A federal judge ruled that the 2nd Avenue Deli’s $34.95 pile of pastrami between potato latkes clearly qualified for the description, and did not infringe on the H.A.G.’s trademark for “Bypass Burgers.” “We feel that we’ve been vindicated,” said deli owner Jeremy Lebewohl.