Judge Awards Man $8.8 Million in Affair Lawsuit
Normally I'd hope my wife never cheats on me, but this story really makes it seem like there's a big time upside.
Keith King in Durham, North Carolina found out three years ago that his wife Danielle had an affair with a guy named Francisco Huizar. North Carolina is one of a handful of states that lets people sue over that. It's called "alienation of affection" and you can sue someone if they do something to destroy your marriage.
Last year, Keith filed a lawsuit against Francisco for seducing his wife and ruining his marriage and his life. After Keith found out about the affair, he and Danielle separated, his business started tanking, and he said he even developed PTSD.
The judge sided with Keith and awarded him $8.8 million from Francisco. Francisco's attorney says they're planning to appeal.
Read more at Raleigh News & Observer.