Linda Almonte was an executive with JP Morgan Chase, and her only mistake was doing her job and blowing the whistle on her lawbreaking boss. For the last five years, her life has been a morass of lawsuits and private detectives.
This could be good or bad. It all depends on what you're falling into or onto.
If you misjudge your audience, your million-dollar advertising campaign can wind up costing you much more. These people didn't get that memo.
The shopping experience is littered with annoying practices and policies designed to turn even the most reasonable person into a shrieking puddle of rage.
The following folks not only went up against some of Mother Nature's most dangerous killers and managed to survive, they did it by doing stuff action heroes would scoff at.