Dumb Lawsuits

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

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Entries from March 2006

The Plantiff’s Bonds, Barry Bonds

March 31st, 2006

When it comes to Barry Bonds dealing with the press, on the one hand he can be a rude, mean, short, curt, sarcastic, cutting, angry, short-tempered, touchy little bastard. But on the other hand, wait a minute, this guy’s only got one arm. Moving on… SAN FRANCISCO (Chronicle) — Barry Bonds’ lawyers say they will […]

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Ad Nausea

March 22nd, 2006

Coca-Cola runs one of the most aggressive advertising campaigns in the history of the American economy. They don’t just spend millions on television ads. They buy thousands of inches of newspaper space, billboards on the side of skyscrapers, junk mail outs, elaborate online pop-up ads, radio spots, movie product placements and forehead tattoos that are […]

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No Suit for You, Part Deux

March 16th, 2006

Boy, teachers have it pretty rough today what with all the paperwork, and the disrespectful students and the lawsuits… MARYLAND (Rochester Democrate and Chronicle) — A federal judge has ruled that a Rochester School District teacher — who has been labeled a “serial” litigant by district lawyers — must pay $270,000 in legal fees to […]

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Burger King Gets Flame Broiled

March 10th, 2006

Remember the woman who first spilled hot McDonald’s coffee in her lap? How could I forget her? I wouldn’t have a career if it weren’t for her. Well, her soul has escaped from her body and jumped into another… An Oklahoma woman who burned herself with Burger King coffee has settled her Greene County lawsuit […]

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You’re Suing In It

March 2nd, 2006

Now it seems that bathing too much won’t just get you prune hands and a candidate for obsessive compulsive disorder, but it can also land you a hefty lawsuit. DENVER (Denver Post) — Many people find the sound of running water soothing and peaceful. Not Marvin and Goldie Smith, who have sued their neighbor over […]

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