Last week, a 58-year-old man in New York flushed the toilet in his apartment, and a freak plumbing accident made it explode. He took ceramic shrapnel to his face, arms, and legs, and needed 30 stitches. He's planning to sue the building's management company.
Exploding toilet leaves Brooklyn man with shrapnel wounds, stitches. http://t.co/MErZQMWrkM Now he's afraid to flush.— New York Daily News (@NYDailyNews) October 10, 2013