Some lawyers have pie in the sky hopes for their food-related lawsuits, and a recent lawsuit against Mrs. Smith’s Original Flaky Crust Pies is no exception.
Mrs. Smith’s pies can be found in your local grocer’s freezer section, and the pies are made with a blend of butter and vegetable shortening.
But a recent class action lawsuit claimed the pies don’t contain enough butter, and the plaintiff wanted a lot of dough: $5 million to be exact. Luckily, a judge didn’t let this lawsuit bake for too long and threw it out.
The Verdict: Frivolous food lawsuits show how far trial lawyers go to get a big piece of the payday pie.