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Tag: Wacky Lawsuits

Keep the Lawyers off the Field

In a recent “Letter to the Editor” in the Washington Post, David Goldberg, a divorce lawyer out of Gaitherburg, Md, gave Washington Nationals’ outfielder Bryce Harper some ridiculous advice- sue Philadelphia Phillies’ pitcher Cole Hamels for hitting him with a pitched ball.


Court Dismisses Lawsuit by Gunslinger Against Bar Owner

A federal judge has thrown out a lawsuit by a man who got into a shootout at a bar, then sued the bar owner for his medical expenses, mental anxiety, inconvience, and pain and suffering. Although his federal case is dismissed, he could refile in a Pennsylvania state court. It wouldn’t be the first time that a bar patron succeeded in such a lawsuit in Pennsylvania state courts.

Points of Light

Food Police Strike in California

A Washington-based interest group bent on limiting food choices has chosen California as the place to bring its latest lawsuit, which attacks McDonald’s for “the most powerful, unfair, and deceptive practices – tempting kids with toys to get them to nag their parents to buy Happy Meals.”

Judicial Hellholes

2019 Judicial Hellhole Report

Every year we shine a light on the worst of the worst. Since its inception in 2002, the American Tort Reform Foundation’s Judicial Hellholes® program has documented in annually published reports various abuses within the civil justice system, focusing primarily on jurisdictions where courts have been radically out of balance.

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