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U.S. Chamber Identifies Most Ridiculous Lawsuits of 2013

December 30, 2013, 06:30 AM
Filed Under: Legal

A group of Idaho inmates’ lawsuit blaming eight brewers for causing their lives of crime tops the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform’s (ILR) survey of the top 10 most ridiculous lawsuits of 2013, announced today. ILR also released a highlight video containing each lawsuit on the list.
ILR compiled the “Top 10 Most Ridiculous Lawsuits of 2013” from votes cast throughout the year by visitors to The Faces of Lawsuit Abuse campaign is ILR’s public awareness effort highlighting the impact of abusive lawsuits on businesses, communities, and individuals.

 The “Top 10 Most Ridiculous Lawsuits of 2013” are:

  1. Inmates’ suit blames a life of crime on beer companies (Idaho)
  2. Ohio teacher claims fear of children in suit against district (Ohio)
  3. Student kicked off school track team for absences, Dad sues county for $40 million (N.J.)
  4. Woman suing over “severe and permanent injuries” still able to complete half-marathon (W.Va.)
  5. Lawsuit claims ‘footlong’ sandwiches come up short (N.J.)
  6. Grown man sues parents for their “indifference” to his problems (N.Y.)
  7. Customer sues restaurant over hostess’ rude comment (W.Va.)
  8. Grad student who received free tuition sues school over grade (Pa.)
  9. Two years to toss suit from robber who sued shop owner (Ariz.)
  10. Man sues Apple for his porn addiction (Tenn.)


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