A car dealership ran an ad for a 1983 Cadillac stating “first 10,000 bananas takes it.” To the dealership’s surprise two brothers showed up with 10,000 bananas and won the car in a court case ruling false advertisement.
The NFL tried to sue rapper M.I.A. for 100% of her earnings for life (if she ever earned over U.S. $2million) because she flipped a middle finger at the 2012 super bowl halftime show.
A New York woman is suing TGI Fridays because their potato skins contain no potato skin.
In 1995 an inmate filed a US$5 million lawsuit against himself. He claimed that he violated his own civil rights by getting arrested. He then asked the state to pay because he had no income in jail.
In 1508, Autun, France pressed charges on rats for destroying barley crops. The lawyer representing the rats argued that the court’s summons wasn’t specific enough to his clients, and that Autun’s cat population made it unsafe for his clients to come to court. The rats were acquitted.
Mcdonald’s stopped using beef tallow in their French fries after a wealthy heart attack survivor spent $3 million dollars on full page newspaper ads calling out the chain for their unhealthy menu.
The most controversial poster of 1969, which prompted the Girl Scouts to file suit. Although a judge threw out the case, citing no evidence that the organization had suffered any damages. via weirduniverse.net 00
In 1995 an inmate tried to sue himself for $5 Million because he violated his own civil rights by getting arrested – then asked the state to pay because he has no income in jail. 00
Keanu Reeves was sued by a woman who suggested that he used hypnosis and impersonated her ex-husband to impregnate her. She sought $3 million in spousal support from the actor, and $150,000/month, retroactively, in child support. DNA test proved he was not the father and the suit was thrown out. 00
A Montana State University Professor sued Walmart because they put his occupation as “Toilet Cleaner” on his fishing license. 00