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Crazy Claims Kicked Out of Court

CRAZY CLAIMS EKICKED= OUT OF COURT MAAAAA Richard Overton Cleanthi Peters SUED AMOUNT SUED AMOUNT Bud Light ($) $10,000 Universal Studios $15,000 REASON YEAR REASON YEAR Emotional Distress 1991 Mental Anguish 1998 Richard Overton sued Anheuser-Busch (Bud) for $10,000 for the emotional distress, mental injury and financial loss caused as a result of misleading Bud Light| ads suggesting young women will appear when the beer was consumed. Cleanthi Peters attempted to sue Universal Studios after she suffered fear, mental anguish and emotional distress as a result of visiting Universal Studios' 'Halloween Horror Nights Haunted House'. Lauren Rosenberg SUED AMOUNT Google Maps $100,000 REASON YEAR Car accident 2009 Lauren Rosenberg tried to sue Google for $100,000 for its Maps feature. She claims that Google Maps told her to walk across the freeway to get to her desired location, causing her to get hit by a car. 4 MENU BIAA (Recording Industry Association of America ) Austin Aitken SUED AMOUNT SUED AMOUNT $4 (S) Gertrude Walton $525,000 NBC - Fear Factor $2.5 Million REASON YEAR REASON YEAR Illegal Downloads 2005 Suffering & Pain 2005 The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) attempted to sue Gertrude Walton, claiming she had illegally downloaded over 700 songs ($525,000 based on RIAA's '$750 per song' minimum). The only problem was that Gertrude Austin Aitken attempted to sue NBC for $2.5 million after he claimed an episode of 'Fear Factor' caused him suffering, injury and pain. Contestants on the show were eating rats, which he said caused him dizziness and vomiting. had died in 2004. Dalton Chisolm SUED AMOUNT $) Bank of America $1,784 Billion Trillion REASON YEAR Phone Calls 2009 Dalton Chisolm attempted to sue the Bank of America for '$1,784 billion, trillion' after making several frustrating phone calls to settle incorrectly deposited checks. 8. BULLS 23 Robert Lee Brock Allen Heckard SUED AMOUNT SUED AMOUNT Himself $5 Million Micheal Jordan $832 Million REASON Look a Like YEAR REASON YEAR 2006 Committing a Crime 1995 Robert Lee Brock attempted to sue himself for $5 million, claiming that he had violated his own civil rights by getting drunk and committing crimes. He was serving a 23 year Allen Heckard attempted to sue Michael Jordan and Nike-founder Phil Knight in 2006 for $832 million. He claimed to have suffered defamation, permanent injury and emotional suffering because often people confused him with basketball star Michael Jordan. sentence at the Indian Creek Correctional Center in Virginia and expected the state to make the compensation payment on his behalf. References http://www.the-injury-lawyer-directory.com/overton_busch.pdf http://www.postchronicle.com/cgi-bin/artman/exec/view.cgi?archive=205&num=296325 http://searchengineland.com/court-dismisses-google-walking-directions-lawsuit-claims-82312 http://arstechnica.com/uncategorized/2005/02/4587-2/ http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid%3D1350&dat=20020522&id=clhPAAAAIBAJ&sjid=2AMEAAAAIBAJ&pg=1493,2150666 http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A54868-2005Jan6.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/414175/INMATE-SUES-HIMSELF-FOR-5-MILLION.html http://www.loweringthebar.net/2006/08/identical_twin_.html http://www.rockymountainnews.com/news/2002/mar/05/sanders-videogame-lawsuit-dismissed/ http://gothamist.com/2009/09/28/man_sues_bank_of_america_for_1784_b.php 2.

Crazy Claims Kicked Out of Court

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A fun infographic depicting eight of the irrational compensation claims that got kicked out of court. Including Robert Lee Brock’s failed attempt to sue himself $5 million for committing crimes when...

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