"It's a living hell." Besides sharing photos and details about Herrick, some profiles reportedly claim he is HIV positive and that interested men should not be discouraged if he's resistant because it's "part of an agreed upon rape fantasy or role play." Herrick and his lawyers say Grindr shares some of the blame for offering a "dangerous product," comparing the app to a car battery.
"If the manufacturer and seller both know the battery could explode, there's a duty to inform users of the risk," attorney Carrie Goldberg told CNN.
They went on a first date to a movie theater to see "Guardians of the Galaxy." During the movie, Vezmar claims that she opened her phone between 10 and 20 times to read and send text messages.
This, Vezmar claims, is in "direct violation of the theater's police" and adversely affected "the viewing experience of Plaintiff and others.""I said 'listen, your texting is driving me a little nuts' and she said ' I can't not text my friend.' I said 'maybe you can take it outside to the lobby, I've seen people get kicked out movies for this," Vezmar explained.
Herrick says the guy he was dating opened up new profiles and impersonated Herrick, using his addresses -- home and work -- along with photos.
Herrick says random guys would come to his home and restaurant where he worked, expecting sex.
In response, Daniel Waxman of Bryan Cave LLP requested permission Friday to file a 30-page memorandum in support of Grindr’s motion to dismiss the complaint.His behavior made me extremely uncomfortable, and I felt I needed to remove myself from the situation for my own safety.He has escalated the situation far past what any mentally healthy person would.When she would not put the phone away, Vezmar said he suggested that she go outside to text.The woman left and never returned, according to the petition.Heidi claims she dropped ,000 for a PPI membership ... Heidi's lawyer says the service left her high and dry -- she only got one real date and one phone date. A Texas woman got a reminder this week that dating is the worst.I feel sorry that I hurt his feelings badly enough that he felt he needed to commit so much time and effort into seeking revenge.I hope one day he can move past this and find peace in his life."Not to mention a duty to evaluate whether the product is so dangerous it should be removed from the market altogether." British serial killer sentenced to life after murdering 4 gay men Goldberg and Tor Ekeland are representing the part-time actor and model as they charge that Grindr is specifically responsible for product liability, fraud and deceptive business practices.“Grindr does not use even standard, widely available software programs ...The 35-year-old woman may be facing a legal dispute after a man she met online, Brandon Vezmar, sued her last week for texting during their first date to the movies, according to the American-Statesman.Vezmar, 37, filed a claim against his failed love interest, who did not want to be identified, asking her to reimburse him for the .31 ticket to a 3D showing of “Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. Vezmar claims his date started texting about 15 minutes into the film, which is apparently a movie etiquette transgression in his book.A Grindr user claims the app is being run recklessly and as a result someone actually tried to rape and murder him, although the lawsuit is thin on specifics regarding the 2 allegations.