As has been said and as we all know, you can't fix stupid and yes, juries will award people money for the dumbest things you can imagine.
With regards to what Paul said about putting something on the balcony rails to make it too uncomfortable to sit on,. that's just another lawsuit--as someone would sue because they got a pain in the arse !
My dear friends, we are witnesses to the dumbing down of America and the coming of age of the " regardless of what I did, someone owes me " period in
our history--it's happening as we speak. Sad but oh so true!