Dumb Lawsuits

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

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Entries from November 2005

Shouldn’t steal in the first place…

November 22nd, 2005

A maid in Grand Haven, MI sued a condo owner for $25,000 after stealing one of their fireworks. The woman took the firework while cleaning and lit it at dinner, which injured her. She claimed that the owners should have had a warning on the firework because she thought it was a decorative candle!

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Flattering flatulence

November 21st, 2005

According to many sources, frivolous prisoner lawsuits are overburdening the legal system. It is no surprise as these people have nothing else to think about during the day! One example of this is in Michigan where an inmate blamed the state for serving food that gave him gas and sued them for it!

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Arrest me!

November 21st, 2005

A police officer was kind enough to not arrest a woman who was extremely intoxicated. What does she do? She sues him! She admitted that she didn’t even remember most of the events of the previous night, so it is possible she never even ran into a policeman in the first place. The case was […]

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Man bombs himself

November 10th, 2005

A man visited his parents’ house for the 4th of July and then became intoxicated. He lit a firework which did not ignite properly. Instead of disregarding it, he went to inspect it, at which point it blew up in his face. Not his fault he claims! He sued his parents, the co-worker that sold […]

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I can’t jump?

November 10th, 2005

An attorney has filed a lawsuit on behalf of a Florida teen who jumped off a six story building. The teen was attemting to jump from said building onto another, 2 and a half feet away, when he missed, fell to the ground, and was knocked unconcious. The lawyer claims that the fence around the […]

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