Lawsuits (Ridiculous)

No Suing Your Getaway Driver for Crashing, Court Rules

Aspiring thieves should be aware of at least two important legal principles before planning any crime that would involve fleeing in an automobile: Stealing is illegal; and If you are hurt in an accident while fleeing, you can't sue your driver for negligence. Well,…


“Carlos the Jackal” Still Worried About His Image

Convicted terrorist and murderer Carlos Ilyich Ramirez Sanchez, also known as "Carlos the Jackal," is still upset about how he is portrayed in the new movie, "Carlos," which premiered at Cannes in May.  Ramirez is fuming about the movie from…


Google Maps Made Me Walk Onto the Highway, Woman Claims

In my opinion, mapping software paired with GPS technology is one of the more remarkable developments of the modern age, but you know what?  You do still need to look where you're going occasionally.  Please remember this if you are…


Appeal of Crunch Berries Case Dismissed

People, I’ve just received terrible news: the appeal in the Crunch Berries case has been dismissed. As you may recall (I’ve brought it up often enough), this was the California consumer-fraud case in which the plaintiff alleged she had purchased “Cap’n…


UPDATE And Comment On The Crunchberry Litigation

The tale of the woman who sued the manufacturer of "Cap'n Crunch with Crunch Berries" for allegedly misleading her about the "berries," has turned out to be extremely popular, bringing literally tens of thousands of people to this site over…



No Reconsideration of Verdict in Pants Case: Appeal Looms

No surprises here — Roy Pearson's motion for reconsideration of the verdict against him in the lost-pants case was swiftly denied by Judge Judith Bartnoff. She ruled on Monday that the 35 pages of his motion did not include any…