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2 03, 2016

Wacky Wednesday: Homeless Man Sues Parents for Lack of Love

By |2016-03-02T12:35:37+00:00March 2nd, 2016|Litigation, Wacky lawsuits|Comments Off on Wacky Wednesday: Homeless Man Sues Parents for Lack of Love

Don't Like Accountability? Sue... Rebuilding Love With A Lawsuit Our neighbor to the south has a serious homeless problem with estimates that nearly 3.5 million people experience homelessness each year. It's an issue that needs addressing, but sometimes it results in some strange lawsuits. Let's examine one such suit from New York City. [...]

20 01, 2016

Wacky Wednesday: Oops, We Threw Your (Real) Leg In The Garbage

By |2016-01-20T12:15:44+00:00January 20th, 2016|Litigation, Uncategorized, Wacky lawsuits|Comments Off on Wacky Wednesday: Oops, We Threw Your (Real) Leg In The Garbage

What Could Go Wrong With Putting A Man's Leg In The Garbage? Hospital Throws Away Man’s Leg Having your leg amputated from the knee down is a traumatic experience for anyone. However, having the limb then thrown into the regular trash, complete with tags on it so everyone knows whom the leg belonged [...]

23 12, 2015

Wacky Wednesday: Grade One Boy Tells Other Kids “Santa Is Not Real” Lawsuit

By |2016-01-06T04:33:12+00:00December 23rd, 2015|Litigation, Wacky lawsuits|Comments Off on Wacky Wednesday: Grade One Boy Tells Other Kids “Santa Is Not Real” Lawsuit

Santa Disclosure Lawsuit: Only in California Just In Time For The Holidays What happens when you decide that your child is old enough to know the truth about Santa, and then he tells his friends at school... It's Wednesday so it must mean that the obvious answer is a lawsuit. Perhaps another of [...]

2 12, 2015

Wacky Wednesday: Kidnapper Sues Victims For Getting Caught

By |2016-01-05T23:12:27+00:00December 2nd, 2015|Litigation, Wacky lawsuits|Comments Off on Wacky Wednesday: Kidnapper Sues Victims For Getting Caught

Kidnappers: Suing Your Victims For Not Protecting You! When Kidnapping Victims Get Sued By Kidnapper There is crazy and then there is crazy. This case out of Topeka, Kansas down in the United States is a good example of the latter. It's a case of a stupid and desperate criminal. In 2009, a [...]

25 11, 2015

Wacky Wednesday: Monster (Literally) Lawsuits

By |2016-01-05T23:12:27+00:00November 25th, 2015|Business Law, Corporate Law, Litigation|Comments Off on Wacky Wednesday: Monster (Literally) Lawsuits

A Monster Lawsuit: Movies & Intellectual Property Rights. A Godzilla Sized Lawsuit Anne Hathaway is one of the most popular actresses in Hollywood today. She's starred in a number of films including The Dark Knight Rises, The Princess Diaries, The Devil Wears Prada, and Les Miserables to name a few. Her latest project, [...]

18 11, 2015

Wacky Wednesday: (Bad) Musician Lost Contest & Blames Age Discrimination

By |2016-01-05T23:12:28+00:00November 18th, 2015|Litigation, Wacky lawsuits|Comments Off on Wacky Wednesday: (Bad) Musician Lost Contest & Blames Age Discrimination

Age Discrimination Or Blaming Others Too Old to Win While frivolous lawsuits certainly happen in Canada, it's our neighbor to the south that seems to be the King of the Crazy Lawsuit. Let's look at the case of Martin Stoner, a violinist who once played for the New York City Ballet. Now, you [...]

11 11, 2015

Wacky Wednesday: Facebook Fraud 101

By |2016-01-05T23:12:28+00:00November 11th, 2015|Litigation, Wacky lawsuits|Comments Off on Wacky Wednesday: Facebook Fraud 101

Facebook Scammer Escapes When On Bail The Case of the Faux Facebook Owner Do you have a Facebook account? Probably, and if you don't then you definitely know people that do. It's one of the most popular social networks in Canada, and in fact, in the rest of the world. Chances are also [...]

4 11, 2015

Wacky Wednesday: Pimp Sues Nike Shoes

By |2016-01-05T23:12:28+00:00November 4th, 2015|Litigation, Uncategorized, Wacky lawsuits|Comments Off on Wacky Wednesday: Pimp Sues Nike Shoes

Shoe Causes 100 Year Sentence For Beating? So Claims Pimp. More Warning Labels Needed For Shoes You read that title correctly, strange as it might sound. Here's a very interesting case out of Portland, OR in the United States. Now, everyone knows Nike as being one of the most popular brands in the [...]

28 10, 2015

Wacky Wednesday: Real Estate Lawsuit – Disclose Haunted Houses

By |2018-10-14T17:37:54+00:00October 28th, 2015|Litigation, Wacky lawsuits|Comments Off on Wacky Wednesday: Real Estate Lawsuit – Disclose Haunted Houses

A Haunted House As A Latent Defect? They Sued & Won! Real Estate Law: Disclose Latent Defects: Like a Haunting How would you feel about living in a haunted house? Whether you believe in ghosts or not, there is something very unsettling about moving into a home that others claim has ghostly [...]

21 10, 2015

Wacky Wednesday: Ugly Baby On Trial?

By |2019-10-26T14:49:07+00:00October 21st, 2015|Litigation, Wacky lawsuits|Comments Off on Wacky Wednesday: Ugly Baby On Trial?

Lawsuit Stemming From An Ugly Baby A Man in China Sues Because of an Ugly Baby Strange lawsuits happen all over the world, not just in Canada, and it's often fun to look into some of the odder suits that have cropped up in recent years. One of the most interesting, with [...]