To hardcore gamers, their video game console is sacred, maybe even priceless. To one Yale University student, it's apparently worth a million bucks.
Maiman claims he immediately went to a US airways representative to report the theft. And, as he told the Cincinnati Enquirer, what followed was "weeks of an 'unconscionable run-around' that saw him write or speak to five airline employees who gave him what he considered nonresponsive answers."
He's asking for $1,700 for the loss of the gaming system and for "non-economic distress" of at least $25,000, but "in the maximum amount allowable by law or, in the alternative, in the sum of $1,000,000."
A US Airways spokeswoman said the airline was unaware of the suit but noted that the government limits liability for lost luggage to $3,300 per bag.