Top Ten Frivolous Lawsuits. by Deborah Ng, October 2009. We've all heard the one about the woman who spilled scalding coffee and successfully sued McDonald's. But we've also heard reports of burglars suing homeowners after injuring themselves during a robbery. And don't forget the stories of Winnebago owners winning lawsuits after they left the ...
Every year, the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform compiles a top ten list of the most ridiculous lawsuits featured on their site. The list rarely disappoints when it comes to wacky recovery ...
In fact, these so-called "frivolous lawsuits" have led some activists and politicians to push for tort reform. Tort-- along with contract, real property and criminal law -- is one of the four major areas of law, and it describes disputes in which one person is harmed by another.
10 Ridiculously Frivolous Lawsuits Against Big Businesses. by Staff Writer. Suing major corporations in hopes of making big bucks is a popular game in this society. However, many people get overly creative with their claims, creating lawsuits over laughable causes. Most of these cases get thrown out.
Number 10: A man sues Starkist Tuna because its cans have the American Heart Association’s Heart Checkmark logo. He claims the logo tricks people into thinking their tuna is healthier than other brands. Number 9: A woman sues Canada Dry Ginger Ale for fooling customers because the soda doesn’t contain real ginger … even though the ingredients are listed on every can.
The list is comprised of the year’s ten most popular stories featured in our monthly Most Ridiculous Lawsuit polls. The Top Ten Most Ridiculous Lawsuits of 2015 are: Animal Rights Group Sues on Behalf of Monkey for Ownership of “Selfies”
Top 10 Frivolous Lawsuits List Is… Frivolous, But Funny ... A similar “hot coffee” lawsuit against McDonald’s back in 1994 became a poster child for ridiculous litigation. ... Above the Law;
Sue me! 10 most ridiculous lawsuits of the year. Starbucks is the subject of this year's most bizarre lawsuits after the company twice was accused of shorting its customers coffee.
A lawsuit claiming that Jelly Belly “deceived” a woman about the sugar in its Sport Beans product – despite a clear content label on its packaging – tops the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform’s (ILR) list of the Top 10 Most Ridiculous Lawsuits of 2017. “Lawsuits like these may be a dream come true for late night comedians, but the toll that abusive litigation takes on our ...
He was serving a 23-year sentence for breaking and entering, and larceny. During his incarceration, Brock filed numerous lawsuits against the prison. The lawsuits addressed many aspects of prison life, including the food, the clothing, the water, the coffee, and the mail system. Brock's most ridiculous suit was against himself.