Dumb Lawsuits

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

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Entries from September 2005

You Racist!

September 30th, 2005

The NAACP has condemned the makers of ‘Ghettopoly” saying that it is offensive to the African American community. Though the game is far from being a work of art, it is equally offensive to everyone. You can buy stolen properties, utlizie pimps and prostitutes, and even get car jacked. No suit has been filed to […]

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Tampon wars

September 30th, 2005

Proctor and Gamble was successfully sued by Playtex, who did not approve of the claim that Tampax Pearl provided superior comfort, protection, and absorbancy over the Playtex Gentle Glide Tampon. A jury awarded Playtex $2.96 million in damages. -WTNH News 5/31/2003

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I want my $8.99 back!

September 30th, 2005

Two Russian immigrants have filed suit against Penthouse because they claim they were ‘deceived’ by the magazine. They both bought a copy of Penthouse magazine for $8.99 each and were distressed that the naked woman in the magazine was not Anna Kournikova, who it was purported to be.

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Cheerleader acts like a moron and files a suit to prove it

September 30th, 2005

A foreign exchange student from England was cheering at her high school wrestling meet when she bumped into another cheerleader, fell, and broker her leg. She claims that the school district should have provided absorbent mats and should not have encouraged more than one cheerleader to jump at a time. -Des Moines Register 1/2/2003

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Jack Ass sues ‘Jackass’

September 30th, 2005

A Montana man who changed his name in 1997 to ‘Jack Ass’ is suing Viacom because he claims that their television show ‘Jackass’ defamed his character. He seeks $10 million or more in damages and intends to represent himself. -Reuters 12/31/2002

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