Dumb Lawsuits

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

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Entries from May 2007

Feast on This

May 29th, 2007

I know it’s an extreme case of schadenfreude but there’s always a place in my heart for lawsuits that come from major food franchises against Mom ‘n Pop business who have similar names to their mediocre food. It’s just a matter of time before Burger King or Subway copyright the word “food” and the world […]

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Deep Dished

May 25th, 2007

And now a follow up to a previous story we’ve done about a Madison woman who sustained injuries after opening a door for someone, presumably with her face. Her lawsuit’s ruling just came in and we’ve got a big update. What’s the update? She’s loaded.

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And now…PANTS!

May 25th, 2007

Sing along everybody! Oh I love pants! They make me want to dance, like I’ve got ants, stuck in my pants. Oh I’ll take a chance, by taking a stance, on the glory of pants. Dum dum dum dum, dum dum dum dum de dum, dum dum de dum, dum dum de dum…

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The Java Strikes Back

May 20th, 2007

Remember way back when when that old lady spilled a cup of McDonald’s coffee in her lap, almost burned off her first five layers of skin and won all of the money in the world as part of her damages? We’re not good at research here. Well, it’s happened again.

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I Can’t Acquit You

May 16th, 2007

In certain circles, the movie “Brokeback Mountain” is a masterpiece, a movie triumph, a touching story of love and betrayal. In other more narrow minded circles, “Brokeback Mountain” is the cause for most eye cataracts and astigmatisms. In Chicago, it’s the cause for a civil lawsuit.

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