And the most ridiculous lawsuit of 2011 was…

According to FacesOfLawsuitAbuse.org, the lawsuit that keeps those lawyer jokes flowing is…

bartsimpsonfrivolous.jpgConvict sues couple he kidnapped for not helping him evade police. A man who kidnapped a couple at knifepoint while he was running from the police is now suing the victims, claiming that they promised to hide him in exchange for an unspecified amount of money. The plaintiff, currently in jail, is seeking $235,000 for the alleged “breach of contract.”

And from the ridiculous to the sublime just-about-as ridiculous…

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rmadSGJCzo8

A top runner-up was featured on this blog back in October; thus proving, once again, that the author of this blog has the maturity of an immature 12-year-old. It’s the 60-year-old musician who sued for age discrimination and then claimed that the presiding 88-year-old judge was too old to hear the case.

Although, I particularly like the one that also ppears on the ridiculous lawsuit list about the mother who is suing Chuck E. Cheese, claiming that its games encourage gambling in children. Incidentally, I took my two-year-old and 10-month old to Chuck E. Cheese, last month. Although I have yet to find them throwing dice in the alley behind our house, I’m going to keep a close eye on them.

You can read the rest of 2011’s most frivolous lawsuits here.

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