Lawsuits (Unnecessary)


Warning: Sharp Thing May Cut Hand

Here's a case report describing a recent filing in San Francisco County: Brendan H__ v. KatachiSF Inc. dba Katachi, No. CGC-10-501116 (San Francisco Super. Ct. filed 6/28/10). Personal injury action in which the defendants failed to warn the plaintiff that…



Landlord Victorious in Peeps Trial

I somehow failed to notice that the Peeps eviction case had gone to trial in Boulder, Colorado, but I have now learned that the trial ended in a verdict for the landlord. As you may recall, Carol Burdick had alleged…


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…



San Francisco Docket

From today's report of newly filed cases: Eric Miller v. The Army Review Boards Agency, No. CGC-10-499631 (San Francisco Super. Ct. May 7, 2010) Contract action. The plaintiff was fired the wrong way and he suffered turf toe, a sports…



Bizarre-Lawsuit Coverage

Welcome to the many people who appear to be visiting via the Bing link on MSN’s “Bizarre Lawsuits” feature.  As it happens, the story MSN has linked to—the Dumouchel family’s threat to sue its cable company for giving it free…


Bar-Code-Scanner Assault Case Is Dismissed

On Wednesday, a judge in Erie, Pennsylvania, ruled that Dominica Juliano and her mother had failed to present enough evidence to prove that 12-year-old Dominica had actually been injured by a bar-code scanner, as plaintiffs had claimed.  According to the…