Fan Gets “Butt” End In Rick Springfield Personal Injury Lawsuit
Vicki Calcagno of Liverpool, New York recently filed a personal injury lawsuit against 1980’s pop star Rick Springfield (of “Jessie’s Girl” fame), alleging that the rocker fell into her during a 2004 concert, resulting in Springfield’s buttocks striking Calcagno in the head which led to “lasting injuries”.
Calcagno’s evidence? A close up picture of Springfield backside.
A Gluten-Free Lawsuit So Ridiculous the Gluten-Free Community Rejects It
Anna Marie Phillips is attempting to file a class action against the popular Asian-American restaurant chain P.F. Chang’s for charging more for items on a gluten-free menu — a practice that Phillips claims is a discriminatory violation of the Americans With Disabilities Act.
While the menu only charges a dollar more per gluten-free menu item, this article from Legal Newsline reports that the estimated damages in Phillips’ proposed class action would be at “$4000 per violation”.
It doesn’t help Phillips’ case that the Celiac Disease Foundation — whose mission is to “improve the quality of life for all people affected by gluten-related disorders” — doesn’t support Phillips’ lawsuit.
Bite Over Bark: Frivolous Lawsuit Costs Neighbor $500K
That’s the claim made in a 36-page, $500,000 lawsuit filed by a Seattle man, Woodrow Thompson, against his neighbor, who claim’s the bark of the neighbor’s dog, Cawper, caused “profound emotional distress.”