German court rules in favour of fat man in a Merc

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BERLIN, Aug 30 (Reuters) - A German court has ruled that Mercedes must release a man from a car lease deal after a dispute over whether he was too heavy to drive the luxury vehicle, Bild newspaper reported on Tuesday. Mercedes refused to release the insurance salesman from a lease agreement on his S-320 CDI model, arguing the multiple car breakdowns caused by his weight were insufficient grounds to break the deal. But the Stuttgart court ruled in favour of the salesman, named only as ...

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