A landlord’s lawsuit against a male tenant for alleged damages to the bathroom tile from urine was thrown out after the judge ruled in favor of men’s right to urinate while standing, reports The New Zealand Herald.
The landlord sought $2,855 in damages to repair the marble floor that he claimed had “lost its sheen” from “being regularly sprinkled with urine,” according to The New Zealand Herald.
The Thai personal injury attorneys at Chaninat and Leeds have successfully assisted hundreds of foreign and national clients file claims in Thai courts.
In his court ruling, Judge Stefan Hank said men who stand to urinate "must expect occasional rows with housemates, especially women" but cannot be held to account for collateral damage in households.
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