Most Ridiculous Lawsuits

  • Yelp Reviewers Sue for ‘Unpaid Wages’

    … A group of Yelp reviewers has filed a class-action lawsuit, which argues that they deserve compensation for their work on the site. Filed in a Los Angeles district court, the suit says Yelp simply designates its contributors as “independent contractors,” “interns,” “volunteers” or “contributors” — not actual employees, therefore violating…

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  • Why are James and Tricia Keene suing the wrong company?

    … at Crystal Beach on the Bolivar Peninsula. The Keenes’ case against Brint Construction of Beaumont is less than thin. It’s ridiculous. “They sued us, but we didn’t make it, install it, or guarantee it,” company owner Tim Byrom said about the Keenes and their cargo-lift claim. Brint Construction did build the Keenes’ beach house and do the electrical…

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  • Prisoner Files $1 Trillion Lawsuit Over Belly Ache

    … Lawsuit In a hand-written one-page complaint, Maisano claims he was fed a “non-medical diet” that resulted in “cramps which caused the plaintiff to lose sleep.” This is far from the first outrageous lawsuit filed by Maisano, who is six years into a 15-year sentence for aggravated assault. In a related suit, he is suing for $10 trillion in damages…

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  • NY woman who admitted killing 3 kids seeks money

    … MINEOLA — A mentally disturbed suburban New York woman who drowned her three young children in a bathtub in 2008 wants a cut of $350,000 in wrongful death settlements obtained by the children’s fathers, attorneys said Friday. Leatrice Brewer, 33, was found not guilty because of mental disease or defect in the deaths of her children, so her…

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  • Most ridiculous lawsuits: Attorney drops lawsuit over Thunder tickets

    … Oklahoma City attorney Doug Friesen has dropped a lawsuit over Thunder tickets. He had claimed another fan backed out of an agreement to let him buy a third of her two season tickets. An Oklahoma City attorney has dropped his lawsuit over Thunder tickets, saying it wasn’t worth the pettiness. Doug Friesen in August asked an Oklahoma County…

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  • Most ridiculous lawsuits: Inmates sue major beer companies: The alcohol made us do it

    … on alcoholism and claiming that the companies are responsible because they don’t warn consumers that their products are addictive. Reminiscent of lawsuits filed against major tobacco companies in the mid-1990s, the litigation targets many of the same companies named in a lawsuit filed last February by an Indian tribe in South Dakota. In that case…

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  • Most ridiculous lawsuits: Ruling over bumper-car injury supports amusement park

    … the head-on collision. He said the company had configured bumper rides in other parks to avoid such collisions and made the Santa Clara ride uni-directional after the lawsuit was filed. Justice Joyce L. Kennard dissented, complaining that the decision would saddle trial judges “with the unenviable task of determining the risks of harm that are inherent in a particular recreational activity.” “Whether the plaintiff knowingly assumed the risk of injury no longer matters,” Kennard said. By Maura Dolan, Los Angeles Times …

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  • Most ridiculous Lawsuits USA: Man’s ban from future museum site unconstitutional

    … A local man wants a judge to void the Aspen Art Museum’s ban that prevents him from stepping foot on property owned by the institution. Lee Mulcahy filed a lawsuit against Heidi Zuckerman Jacobson, the museum’s director and curator, in Pitkin County Court on Thursday. The lawsuit, which seeks $250, says his ban from the museum’s future location…

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