Torts

Model Teed Off at Man Who Teed Off on Her

Look, I'm not trying to tell you how to live your life, I'm just suggesting that it's a bad idea to put sharp or explosive objects in your butt. Time after time we have seen that does not turn out…





Springfield’s Buttocks Surface; Plaintiff’s Lawyer Comments

Updating an important story from last week (see "Mistrial Declared in Rick Springfield's Buttocks-Assault Case" (Nov. 20)), two new developments. First, The Picture has been released to the media: To be specific, this is the picture the plaintiff claims she took…



Missouri Supreme Court Hears Hot-Dog-Flinging Case

Here's another update to a story previously (and repeatedly) covered here: the Missouri Supreme Court is considering whether the Kansas City Royals can be held liable because its lion-like mascot, Sluggerrr, threw a hot dog into somebody's eye. Goofy as…


School Bans Fun

Recess itself is still allowed, for now, but it appears that students will have to spend it standing quietly in one place: As CBS 2’s Jennifer McLogan reported Monday, officials at Weber Middle School in Port Washington are worried that…


Blue Man Suit

The Marin Independent Journal reports that a gentleman up there has sued Blue Man Group and its management company for allegedly injuring him at a 2011 performance in San Francisco. According to the report, the plaintiff alleges that “[d]uring said performance, a…


No Damages for Embarrassment of Owning Three-Legged Dog

Hard cases make bad law, as the saying goes, but sometimes they are also stupid. Brown v. Swindell, a 1967 case out of Louisiana, is one of those cases where all the parties deserve some criticism, though the real creeps…