2011′s Most Ridiculous Lawsuits
We have all heard stories concerning the backlog of cases burdening our court systems. They are true and one of the reasons is the increasing number of what are called “frivolous” lawsuits. Some of them are filed in an attempt to secure some easy money, others to drew attention to a cause and still others just to kill time while incarcerated. Business News Daily reported a U.S. Chamber of Commerce poll on the most frivolous lawsuits of 2011.
Convict sues couple he kidnapped for not helping him evade police
•Man illegally brings gun into bar, gets injured in a fight, then sues bar for not searching him for a weapon
•Young adults sue mother for sending cards without gifts and playing favorites
•Woman disagrees with store over 80-cent refund, sues for $5 million
•Mom files suit against exclusive preschool over child’s college prospects
For a complete list of the most frivolous lawsuits click here.