When Dumb Lawsuits Attack

Damages claimed for mistaken impressions, aggressive toilet seat
By Ambreen Ali,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 23, 2008 5:00 AM CDT
When Dumb Lawsuits Attack
A surfer sued a rival for stealing his wave, but California courts dropped the case since they couldn't calculate his "pain and suffering."   (Getty Images)

Emotional trauma because she used the men’s restroom? Surfer in pain after losing his wave? The Daily Mirror digs up the silliest lawsuits ever filed:

  1. Whale tale: After their 27-year-old son was found dead on the back of an orca, parents sued SeaWorld for depicting killer whales as huggable stuffed animals.
  2. My name’s Jackass, too! A man named "Jack Ass" sued MTV for plagiarizing adopted moniker.

  1. There's something in my food: A women who sued Wendy’s after finding an amputated finger in her chili put it there herself in a scam gone wrong.
  2. Don’t want to be like Mike: Michael Jordan was sued for $832 million by a man who suffered emotional pain after being mistaken for the basketball star.
  3. Killed the romance: A wife claimed “deprivation of husbandly services” after a Starbucks toilet crushed her husband’s penis.
Click the link below for more ridiculous suits. (Read more lists stories.)

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