Outrageous lawsuits

Outrageous lawsuits
Outrageous lawsuits, Fan sues Derrick Rose for missing NBA season. After Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose tore his ACL and had to be benched for the entire 2012-2013 regular season, one fan claims he's the one really hurting. Matthew Thompson, 25, filed a lawsuit against the NBA player, claiming that his absence on the court caused him to have mental breakdowns as well as suffer from depression.

Thompson reportedly blames Rose for his health problems and accuses him of a certain behavior for supposedly refusing to play even after he was cleared by team doctors. fan sues derrick rose making him fat,

Oregon mom sues Justin Bieber over hearing damage
Justin Bieber was sued in July 2012 by an Oregon mother who claimed the pop megastar's show she attended in 2010 caused permanent damage to both of her ears. Stacey Wilson Betts said the decibel level rose exponentially once Bieber positioned himself in an on-stage prop. Stacey Wilson Betts sues justin bieber, Stacey Wilson Betts sues Justin Bieber $9M,

Drunken driver sues buddy, restaurants who served him booze
James Ruiz, a New Mexico man convicted in a crash that killed two teenagers in 2010, is suing his drinking buddy and two Santa Fe restaurants that served him alcohol. The repeat drunken driver claims the restaurants, as well as his friend, caused him emotional distress when he was served drinks the night of the fatal accident. drunken driver sues buddy restaurant new mexico, james ruiz “loss of liberty and enjoyment of life”, Applebee's + the Blue Corn Café,

Homeless man sues parents, saying he feels 'unloved'
Bernard Anderson Bey, 32, a homeless New Yorker who stays at a downtown Brooklyn shelter, is suing his parents for $200,000, claiming they raised him poorly and left him "unloved and abandoned." Crafting the lawsuit from a laptop at the shelter, Bey wrote that he wants his parents to mortgage their share of a Brooklyn home and use the money to buy two Domino's Pizza franchises so every member of the family will be gainfully employed. Vickie Anderson "go get a job,

Subway sued over too-short 'footlong' subs
Australian teen Matt Corby put Subway on the spot in January when he posted a photo on Facebook of a "foot-long" sub measuring just 11 inches. Within 24 hours, the post had garnered 118,000 "likes," and a short week later, federal lawsuits were filed in Chicago and New Jersey. Both suits are seeking class-action status. too-short subway sandwich federal lawsuit, Subway Matt Corby "this bread is not baked to our standards.",

Lawyer sues NBA team for resting star players
The San Antonio Spurs were sued in January after coach Gregg Popovich sent home the team's four best players before a Nov. 29 game against the defending-champion Miami Heat. Larry McGuinness, an attorney, filed a class-action lawsuit contending that he and other fans "suffered economic damages" as a result of paying a premium price for a ticket to see a game featuring a bunch of reserves. Needless to say, the NBA wasn't impressed either. class action lawsuit against san antonio spurs, The NBA fined the Spurs $250,000, Larry McGuinness Spurs "suffered economic damages", Gregg Popovich sent Tony Parker home to rest,

Inmates blame beer, wine for life of crime
Keith Allan Brown, on behalf of four other inmates at the Idaho State Correctional Institution, sought $1 billion in damages in December 2012 from 10 major beer and wine companies. They claimed their lives of crime could have been avoided had they been warned about alcohol's addictive properties. inmates sue beer companies $1 billion, Keith Allan Brown inmates drafted the litigation themselves, Miller Brewing Company, Anheuser-Busch Co., Adolph Coors Co., Brown-Furman Co., American Brands Inc., Pepsi-Cola, RJR Nabisco, Gallo's Winery, Ernest Gallo and Julio Gallo,

Grad student sues over C-plus grade
Megan Thode sued Lehigh University and a professor for a C-plus she received in a class while a graduate student in 2009. Thode claims the mediocre grade prevented her from earning her desired degree in physical therapy and ultimately cost her $1.3 million in lost earnings. judge rules against Megan Thode, pennsylvania grad student sues for c-plus,

Man pleads guilty to DUI manslaughter, changes story, sues victim's family
In December 2011, David Belniak of Florida, who is serving a 12-year sentence for DUI manslaughter, sued the estate of Ray McWilliams, the deceased driver of the other car involved in the 2007 accident. Belniak claimed McWilliams caused the accident that killed him and two of his passengers. The jury awarded Belniak nothing. david belniak dui manslaughter sues deceased victim, McWilliams and Bassi families awarded $14M, Belniak blood-alcohol content of 0.45 and tested positive for cocaine and Xanax,

Woman hit by baseball sues 13-year-old Little Leaguer
A New Jersey woman sued a Little League Baseball player in June 2012 after a ball he threw two years before struck her in the face. Before a game in 2010, Matthew Migliaccio, 11 at the time, overthrew his pitcher while they warmed up in the bullpen. The ball hit Elizabeth Lloyd, who was sitting nearby. Lloyd sought money to cover medical expenses and for pain and suffering. Migliaccio's lawyer called the lawsuit "disgusting." elizabeth lloyd sues kid for $500K,

Tenants sue landlord, saying house is haunted
A Toms River, N.J., couple filed a lawsuit against their landlord in April 2012 claiming that paranormal activity forced them out of a home they were renting just one week after moving in. Jose Chinchilla and his fiancée Michele Callan sought to get their $2,250 deposit back. The landlord filed a counter suit. Toms River Couple Sues Landlord Over Alleged Paranormal Activity, jose chinchilla michelle callan claim "eerie noises, that lights flicker, doors slam and a spectral presence tugs on their bed sheets",

Fan sues Dallas Cowboys over hot bench
Jennelle Carrillo, of Cleburne, Texas, sued the Dallas Cowboys and owner Jerry Jones in August 2012 after she suffered severe burns to her backside while allegedly sitting on a black marble bench outside Cowboys Stadium before the annual Blue & Silver scrimmage in 2010. fan sues dallas cowboys hot bench, jennelle carrillo Cowboys scrimmage 100 degree day, jennelle carrillo suffered third-degree burns and had skin grafts,

Woman files suit for $29 worth of gas left in her repossessed car
Victoria Jean Church-Dellinger of White Lake, Mich., filed a class-action lawsuit in February 2012 after her leased car was repossessed and returned to her without the half-tank of gas – which amounted to $29.44 at the time – that she claims was left in the car. The lawsuit seeks reimbursement for all gasoline taken as a result of car repossession, and seeks to have the auto-lending agency provide credit for gas left in repo'd cars in the future. Victoria Jean Church-Dellinger repossessed car lawsuit, Victoria Jean Church-Dellinger sues for $5M for gas, victoria jean church-dellinger seeks reimbursement for all gasoline taken as a result of car repossession,
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