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A Chinese man sued his wife for giving birth to ugly children and won. It was in a newspaper or maybe on Facebook... I forget now.


Did they look like him or his wife? lol
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jeffcoatstephen wrote:

A Chinese man sued his wife for giving birth to ugly children and won. It was in a newspaper or maybe on Facebook... I forget now.


Did they look like him or his wife? lol


Lmao I just read more into it... his ex-wife went through plastic surgery to look beautiful so he sued her for that instead and won $120,000.

http://www.snopes.com/media/notnews/uglybaby.asp
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jeffcoatstephen wrote:

A Chinese man sued his wife for giving birth to ugly children and won. It was in a newspaper or maybe on Facebook... I forget now.


thats fucked up..

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jeffcoatstephen wrote:


dotsforlife wrote:


jeffcoatstephen wrote:

A Chinese man sued his wife for giving birth to ugly children and won. It was in a newspaper or maybe on Facebook... I forget now.


Did they look like him or his wife? lol


Lmao I just read more into it... his ex-wife went through plastic surgery to look beautiful so he sued her for that instead and won $120,000.

http://www.snopes.com/media/notnews/uglybaby.asp


So she spent money over self image issues and then lost money because her hubby probably thought she was an idiot at that point.

Nice.
Posted 6/9/15 , edited 6/9/15

J-POP187 wrote:
Then today I was just browsing yahoo and these stories came up.
https://www.yahoo.com/tv/s/man-sues-chinese-actress-over-her-intense-stare-104515299.html

quick line from the article

The Legal Daily said the plaintiff was alleging Zhao's stare caused him "spiritual damage."



looooooooooooooooool...I'd like to shake this man's hand. [It's childish but it definitely got her attention]
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A woman is suing the Walt Disney Corporation for $250 million, claiming the blockbuster movie, Frozen, was actually stolen from her life story.
That’s right – according to author Isabella Tanikumi, the storyline for Frozen was plucked not from the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale, The Snow Queen, but rather from her autobiography, Yearnings of the Heart.
While Tanikumi’s story does take place in a mountainous setting and features two sisters, one of which suffers an accident that physically scars her, the similarities are few and far between, and certainty less consistent than those within Andersen’s Snow Queen.
The formal complaint claims that Frozen has caused Tanikumi “irreparable harm” and calls for a “cease and desist from any and all sales, distribution and marketing of Frozen in any media format,” along with court costs and $250 million.


http://www.facesoflawsuitabuse.org/2014/12/woman-sues-disney-for-250m-claims-frozen-is-stolen-from-her-lifes-story/

I wonder how many of these people honestly think their complaints are reasonable and how many are just trolling to get money
Posted 6/9/15




Prepared your head brain.
1 Do Beautiful Women Really Come to Life When You Drink Bud Light? 1991, Richard Overton sued Anheuser-Busch for false and misleading advertising under Michigan State law. The complaint specifically referenced ads involving, among other things, fantasies of beautiful women in tropical settings that came to life for two men driving a Bud Light truck. In addition to two claims of false advertising, Mr. Overton included a third claim in his complaint in which he claimed to have suffered emotional distress, mental injury, and financial loss in excess of $10,0000 due to the misleading Bud Light ads. The court dismissed all claims.

2 How the fuck do you do this to yourself and are not put in a mental institution.
If you can’t sue the system, sue yourself. 1995, Robert Lee Brock sued himself for $5 million. He claimed that he had violated his own civil rights and religious beliefs by allowing himself to get drunk and commit crimes which landed him in the Indian Creek Correctional Center in Virginia, serving a 23 year sentence for grand larceny and breaking and entering. What could he possibly have to gain by suing himself? Since being in prison prevented him from having an income, he expected the state to pay. This case was thrown out.

3 Fuck you common sense.
Criminals need not bear the responsibility for their crimes alone when the real money is in Hollywood. 1996, the family of Patsy Ann Byers sued Oliver Stone, Warner Brother, and others involved in the making and distribution of the movie Natural Born Killers for an unspecified amount. They claimed that the movie caused Sarah Edmondson and Benjamin Darrus to go on a crime spree which resulted in Edmonson shooting Byers during a robbery, leaving her paralyzed from the chest down. The lawsuit was originally filed in 1995, against Edmonson and Darrus, the actual perpetrators of the crime spree. Stone and the others involved with the film were added in 1996. The portion of the case aimed at Stone and his associates was dismissed in 2001.

4 This is retarded.
Since when were haunted houses frightening? 2000, Cleanthi Peters sued Universal Studios for $15,000. She claimed to have suffered extreme fear, mental anguish, and emotional distress due to visiting Universal Studios’ Halloween Horror Nights haunted house, which she said was too scary.

5 Humans being idiots. When kids commit heinous crimes, who is responsible? The makers of every video game they’ve ever played, of course. 2001, Linda Sanders and other family members of Columbine High School shooting victims sued 25 movie and video game companies for $5 billion, in a class action lawsuit.They claimed that were it not for movies includingThe Basketball Diaries and videos games including Doom, Duke Nukem, Quake, Mortal Kombat, Resident Evil, Mech Warrior, Wolfenstein, Redneck Rampage, Final Fantasy, and Nightmare Creatures, the massacre would not have occurred, and that the makers and distributors of the movies and games were partly to blame for their loved ones’ deaths. The case was thrown out and the plaintiffs were ordered to compensate the video game and movie companies for their legal fees.

6 Facepalm. Negligent security is a legitimate claim, when you’re the victim, not the perpetrator! 2002, Edward Brewer sued Providence Hospital for $2 million. He claimed that the hospital was negligent because it had not prevented him from raping one of its patients. The judge ruled that any damage Brewer suffered due to his crime was his responsibility for choosing to commit the crime, and that the hospital had no legal duty to protect him from that choice.

7 This beyond stupid. In another role reversal, dog killer sues victim’s owner for mental anguish. 2003, Andrew Burnett sued Sara McBurnett and the San Jose Mercury News, claiming they had caused him to suffer mental anguish and post traumatic stress disorder. Burnett filed the lawsuit while serving a three-year sentence for killing defendant McBurnett’s dog in a road rage incident, claiming that the incident had caused his suffering. The case was thrown out.

8 Stupid humans. Music piracy can get you in real trouble, but you have to be alive to do it. 2005, Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) sued Gertrude Walton, who had passed away the year before at the age of 83, after having received notice of her death and a copy of the death certificate. The RIAA claimed that Watson had illegally downloaded and shared over 700 songs. Watson’s daughter claims that she never even had a computer in the house. Although RIAA dropped the case against Watson, it was only one of over 20,000 similar lawsuits filed by the association beginning in 2003. While some of the lawsuits are legitimate cases of piracy, defendants have included a twelve-year-old girl whose parents wound up paying RIAA $2,000, and families who have never owned a computer. Defendants can face charges of $150,000 per song.

9 humans @_@ Weak stomachs and gross-out TV don’t mix. 2005, Austin Aitken sued NBC for $2.5 million. He claimed that an episode of “Fear Factor” caused him “suffering, injury, and great pain.” He said that watching the contestants eat rats on television made him dizzy and light-headed, causing him to vomit and run into a doorway. He judge said the case was frivolous and threw it out.

http://www.the-injury-lawyer-directory.com/ridiculous_lawsuits.html

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There's a famous UK tv advert with the slogan "Red Bull gives you wings." For those who don't know, Red Bull is an energy drink. Apparently, some guy tried to sue Red Bull once because he drank a can of it, and he didn't get wings.
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After reading so many lawsuits How i'm feeling about humanity right now.

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Once I saw on Facebook someone was suing mcdonald's because thy forgot to give him napkins. And what's worse is he was suing them i think for 5 million dollars in damages
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Here's one that failed
http://www.christianpost.com/news/suit-against-pennsylvania-wedding-venue-that-declined-to-host-same-sex-weddings-unsuccessful-127355/

Luckilly, the freedom train keeps on rolling. In Pennsylvania no less. I'd think only in the south would religious business's have a chance. But looks like we got good judges all over the country.
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