Top Bizarre cases of 2014 – Believe It or Not!
- Little League Coach sued a player for $500,000 over a Celebratory Helmet Toss alleging that the helmet tore his Achilles’ tendon.
- NY man sued the city, NYC Transit, Au Bon Pain Store, two local hospitals, Kmart for two undecillion dollars (written as “2 followed by 36 zeros”, which is more money than exists on Planet Earth).
- Area rescuers sued by Roy Ortiz for $500,000, whom they pulled from floodwaters in Denver, claiming that his pleas were ignored while trapped upside-down in his car during the historic Colorado rainfall.
- City of Manteca, California Victimized by Plaintiffs’ Attorney who has filed more than 3,000 lawsuits. The Manteca City Council held a workshop for an overflow crowd of local business owners on how to comply with the Americans with Disability Act (ADA).
- Ajanaffy Njewadda and her husband sued city’s Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) & the premium channel Showtime; accusing them for placing a dangerous ad of Showtime’s serial-killer drama “Dexter” over staircase at Grand Central Terminal, New York.
- Baseball fan Andrew Rector filed a $10 million suit against ESPN contending defamation and intentional infliction of emotional distress that was mocked while caught sleeping during a national telecast at Yankee Stadium.
- A class action lawsuit alleging violation of hourly minimum wage for people ordered by court to complete community service hours, as part of adjournment in contemplation of dismissal (ACD).
- A Plaintiff in a pending Disability Lawsuit claiming to have been suffering from, “serious, permanent and debilitating injuries” toppled a huge, historic boulder in Utah’s Goblin Valley State Park.
- A California resident brought a ridiculous lawsuit against restaurant chain Jimmy John’s for a sandwich not containing sprouts she ordered, which actually resulted in a hefty settlement.
- Walt Disney Corporation sued for $250 million over the claim by a woman saying that the company plagiarized her life story to make the blockbuster “Frozen” taken from her 2010 autobiography Living My Truth.