American Jonathan Lee Riches is called the man who has filed more lawsuits than any other inhabitant of our planet. In the period from 2006 to 2009. he has filed over 2, 600 applications in court on a variety of grounds. Jonathan went to jail for electronic fraud. And he sued Blizzard, claiming that it was because of this manufacturer of computer games that he ended up in prison. Probably in order to pass the time, the prisoner began to sue everyone: US President George W. Bush, ancient philosopher Plato, singer Britney Spears, Somali pirates and even the Eiffel Tower.
The compilers of the famous Guinness Book of Records included it in the next edition. And they immediately regretted it: Lee Riches filed a lawsuit against them, as no one asked about his desire to get on the pages of this popular book.
In 1874, Justice of the Peace Francis Evans Cornish from Winnipeg (Canada) was prosecuting his own appearance in a public place while intoxicated. Self-critical judge ruled - $ 5 fine. However, given the impeccable behavior in the past, he himself canceled the fine.
Kentucky resident Richard Overton believed an advertisement for a local brewery, which promised that drinking this particular beer would make a person happy. No matter how much Richard did not drink, happiness did not increase. What is not a reason for litigation?
An unusual incident occurred in North Carolina. A local lawyer bought a box of rare cigars and insured them against fire. After the cigars were smoked, he filed a lawsuit claiming that 24 cigars were destroyed in small fires. The court considered that the statement was justified, the insurance company was forced to pay the required amount.
True, she immediately filed a claim that the property was destroyed as a result of deliberate arson. The malefactor lawyer ended up behind bars.
A certain Allen Heckard is like two peas in a pod similar to professional basketball legend Michael Jordan. Apparently, Heckard was not particularly proud of this. Moreover, in 2006 he tried to get $ 832 million from the basketball player through the court, because, according to Heckard, he is experiencing incredible suffering due to the fact that others mistake him for Jordan.
Dalton Chiskolm was dissatisfied with the way he was served in the largest US bank - Bank of America. The client felt that the amount of the fine from the rich bank should be appropriate. Therefore, the moral damage is estimated at 1.784 trillion. dollars.
A family from New Jersey decided to visit a local zoo with their three-year-old toddler. At the entrance, visitors were handed out souvenir coins, one of which the child swallowed. The coin had to be removed from the hospital by surgery. The parents filed a lawsuit, accusing the zoo staff that they did not warn about the dangers of swallowing this item.
A citizen Kathleen Robertson visited one of the furniture stores in Texas with her child. At some point, the woman almost stepped on her baby, fell and broke her leg. And the administration of the store considered guilty in this incident. By the way, the court accepted her claim and ruled - $ 80, 000 in compensation.
A Michigan resident lost her car by court order. And then she remembered that the car was filled with gasoline, and that it was also subject to confiscation, nothing was said in the court's decision. On this occasion, I wrote a statement to the court about the theft of gasoline and compensation of 5, 000, 000 dollars.