Lawsuits


Battle of the Bigfoot Researchers

From today’s Bay-Area-case-reporting service: Marin County Superior Court C. Thomas Biscardi v. Great American Bigfoot Research Organization Inc.; Carole Rubin aka "Ruby" Rubin; Robert Shorey; Does; CV062655 (filed 7/11/2006) Action for breach of contract, common counts and and unlawful appropriation…



Robber Sues Store Employees After Beating

Dana Buckman of Rochester, New York, is suing AutoZone and two of its employees for personal injury and emotional distress after a beating he suffered at the hands of the employees.  He was not deterred from suing by the fact…


Meat Loaf Sues Over “Bat Out of Hell”

The artist formerly (and still) known as Meat Loaf, whose real name is the less tasty Michael Aday,  is suing his former collaborator Jim Steinman for $50 million over the rights to the phrase "Bat Out of Hell."  That was…




“Star Wars Kid” Lawsuit Settles

Back in 2002, portly Canadian high-school student Ghyslain Raza made a video of himself (after class) imitating a Star Wars character, using a golf-ball retriever as a "lightsaber."  He then made the poor decision to leave the videotape lying around. …


Agent Shoots Himself, Sues Employer

Lee Paige, a former Tampa Bay Buccaneer and current DEA agent, was making a gun-safety presentation to kids at the Orlando Youth Minority Golf Association on April 9, 2004. I know you know what comes next. Bear with me. This…


Man Seeks Damages for Damage Caused by Man

Curtis and Rhonda Gokey, of Lodi, California, have both filed claims against the city for damage to their vehicle caused when one of the city's dump trucks backed into it. Driving the dump truck: Curtis Gokey. Gokey filed a $3600…