Dumb Lawsuits

A collection of some of the most ridiculous lawsuits ever to grace our courts.

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You Must Be This Tall to Sue This Amusement Park

April 7th, 2009

Summer is just around the corner and that means families will reignite their love and affection for one another by piling into a small American car and driving 500 miles without working air conditioning in 2,000 degree heat to a place designed to suck more money out of their pockets that some kind of money sucking vacuum.

But don’t fret. Some families have learned how to recoup their lawsuits against amusement parks by filing some strange lawsuits. The Orlando Sentinel compiled some of the stranger suits filed against parks from their neck of the woods.
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A Pain in the Butt

March 26th, 2009

Not all lawsuits are frivolous. People should have the right to take legal action against someone who have wronged them if they can legally prove it. They should just make sure they sue the right person. And we mean PERSON.

A woman who was bitten on the buttocks by a police dog lost her case because she sued the wrong defendant, according to ClickonDetroit.com.
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The Not-So-Amazing Race

March 4th, 2009

It takes a lot of guts to participate in a cross country bike race. I certainly wouldn’t have the balls to do it. Bike shorts always makes them chafe.

One guy not only had the balls to participate in a race, but he also had the balls to sue his employer who fired him for participating in the bike race when he had taken a sick day, according to the Daily Mail.
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NASCAR Not Stalled By Silly Suit

February 23rd, 2009

Blaming NASCAR for all of your ills is like blaming the Devil, your dog or a half eaten jelly donut that lodged in your heart and put you in the hospital. It’s really, really stupid.

Still, one inmate decided to plow ahead and file his lawsuit claiming that NASCAR put him in prison, according to The Nashville City Paper.
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Everybody Run, the Homecoming Queen’s Got a Lawsuit

December 29th, 2008

The kind of people who would run for homecoming queen always left a sour taste in my mouth. Sure they are pretty and well spoken and seem nice up their with the scepter and tiara, but the amount of campaigning and cannoodling they have to do to get to that spot could make a Republican campaign operative cringe.

So imagine my surprise when I read this story about a failed homecoming queen candidate suing her school for not awarding her the crown, according to CBS13.
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