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February 2011

  • DEA agent that accidently shot himself sues agency after video mocked on TV (read story) (13%, 664 Votes)
  • Collegian wants $1.8 million from prostitute for leaving early (read story) (49%, 2,595 Votes)
  • Congressman sues cafeteria over olive pit in sandwich (read story) (28%, 1,460 Votes)
  • Liability fears closing down sledding hills in New Jersey (read story) (5%, 274 Votes)
  • American Idol sued for third time by former contestant (read story) (5%, 315 Votes)

Total Voters: 5,308

Start Date: February 3, 2011 @ 12:30 pm
End Date: March 10, 2011 @ 5:30 pm

January 2011

  • Man illegally brings gun into bar, gets injured in a fight, then sues bar for not searching him for a weapon (read more) (34%, 1,586 Votes)
  • Mother sues McDonald’s claiming Happy Meals’ toys act as 'bait' to get children to eat unhealthy food (read more) (24%, 1,096 Votes)
  • Seahawks fan sues Jets player after he responds to thrown snowballs by returning fire (read more) (9%, 434 Votes)
  • Woman sues restaurant over toilet paper dispenser which allegedly broke her hand (read more) (7%, 324 Votes)
  • Teenage boy accused of brutally beating girl sues over education he's receiving in jail (read more) (26%, 1,186 Votes)

Total Voters: 4,626

Start Date: January 5, 2011 @ 9:02 am
End Date: February 11, 2011 @ 2:02 pm

2010 Annual Poll

  • Convicted killer sues to receive electrolysis as part of state-funded sex change (read story) (14%, 666 Votes)
  • Woman sues Oprah and President Bush, declaring they "implanted a camera with wire sensors into her with the intent of reincarnation." (read story) (19%, 878 Votes)
  • Man sues police for opening medicine bag, which he says destroyed its magical powers, during his drunk driving arrest (read story) (4%, 208 Votes)
  • Claiming she has single-name recognition like Madonna, Lindsay Lohan sues over commercial featuring "milkaholic" baby named Lindsay (read story) (8%, 366 Votes)
  • Lawyer selling products on eBay sues customer who left negative feedback (read story) (7%, 306 Votes)
  • Woman who walked into traffic sues Google for providing unsafe directions (read story) (8%, 385 Votes)
  • Burglar sues men who captured him, claiming rough citizens arrest (read story) (3%, 162 Votes)
  • Girl sues estate of pregnant woman she killed during suicide attempt (read story) (15%, 712 Votes)
  • Child-molesting teacher countersues boy's parents over negligent supervision (read story) (12%, 559 Votes)
  • Restaurant sued for failing to offer artichoke-eating instructions (read story) (10%, 474 Votes)

Total Voters: 4,686

Start Date: December 21, 2010 @ 10:11 am
End Date: January 6, 2011 @ 11:11 am

December 2010

  • Diners sue restaurant over 'exploding' escargot (read story) (12%, 218 Votes)
  • Restaurant sued for failing to offer artichoke-eating instructions (read story) (35%, 621 Votes)
  • Man injured opening stubborn fruit jar lid sues grocer and fruit company (read story) (8%, 141 Votes)
  • Drug dealer Rick Ross sues rapper Rick Ross, claiming name is trademarked (read story) (10%, 183 Votes)
  • Traffic cop who admitted driving recklessly sues city for $2 million (read story) (35%, 617 Votes)

Total Voters: 1,780

Start Date: December 6, 2010 @ 6:08 pm
End Date: January 2, 2011 @ 6:08 pm

November 2010

  • Judge rules 4-year-old can be sued for negligence after biking accident (read story) (56%, 1,498 Votes)
  • Nickelodeon voice actress sues network over contract, claiming it was excessively complex (read story) (5%, 132 Votes)
  • Astronaut sues artist for using miniscule picture on cover of album (read story) (5%, 138 Votes)
  • Plaintiffs seek to pin obesity epidemic on fast food joint (read story) (25%, 675 Votes)
  • Florida man unsuccessfully sues town 17 times (read story) (9%, 236 Votes)

Total Voters: 2,679

Start Date: November 8, 2010 @ 10:50 am
End Date: December 10, 2010 @ 4:50 pm

October 2010

  • Kardashian sisters sued because their shows caused man "extreme emotional distress" (read story) (18%, 559 Votes)
  • Male lawyer sues nail salon for $200,000 for charging men $2 more than women (read story) (10%, 335 Votes)
  • Lawyer sues flip flop maker for failure to warn of dangers of flip flops (read story) (11%, 363 Votes)
  • Inmate who killed and dismembered victim sues over pulled tooth, claiming "cruel and unusual punishment" (read story) (26%, 845 Votes)
  • Child-molesting teacher countersues boy's parents over negligent supervision (read story) (35%, 1,088 Votes)

Total Voters: 3,191

Start Date: October 5, 2010 @ 8:08 am
End Date: November 10, 2010 @ 6:08 pm

September 2010

  • Man in property dispute sues for $38 quadrillion, despite only $24 trillion in circulation worldwide (read story) (36%, 1,060 Votes)
  • Addicted gamer who is 'unable to function' sues video game maker (read story) (13%, 377 Votes)
  • Facebook sued for allowing minors to 'like' content without parental permission (read story) (3%, 88 Votes)
  • Girl sues estate of pregnant woman she killed during suicide attempt (read story) (43%, 1,266 Votes)
  • 'Anti-feminist lawyer' sues nightclubs for gender discrimination on 'Ladies Nights' (read story) (5%, 167 Votes)

Total Voters: 2,958

Start Date: September 7, 2010 @ 11:02 am
End Date: October 8, 2010 @ 3:02 pm

August 2010

  • Passenger sues airline claiming it should have protected her from a screaming toddler (read story) (24%, 869 Votes)
  • Burglar sues men who captured him, claiming rough citizens arrest (read story) (35%, 1,286 Votes)
  • Customers sue 99 Cents Only Stores for raising prices by less than a penny (read story) (18%, 670 Votes)
  • Lawyer sues claiming to be LeBron James' father, says DNA results were tampered with (read story) (5%, 183 Votes)
  • Couple utilizing Walmart’s free motor home parking sues store after intruder tries to enter their RV (read story) (18%, 622 Votes)

Total Voters: 3,630

Start Date: August 9, 2010 @ 12:05 pm
End Date: September 10, 2010 @ 4:05 pm

July 2010

  • Woman who walked into traffic sues Google for providing unsafe directions (read story) (44%, 2,530 Votes)
  • Driver charged with manslaughter after high-speed chase sues police for pursuing him (read story) (29%, 1,674 Votes)
  • Woman sues former employer, claiming she was fired for being too attractive (read story) (7%, 403 Votes)
  • College grad sues dad for violating agreement to pay her college costs (read story) (8%, 449 Votes)
  • Inmate who attempted suicide sues jail for giving him a razor (read story) (12%, 726 Votes)

Total Voters: 5,782

Start Date: July 8, 2010 @ 4:13 am
End Date: August 11, 2010 @ 9:13 am

June 2010

  • Woman sues wireless carrier after phone bill exposes her affair (read story) (32%, 1,850 Votes)
  • Teacher with rabbit phobia sues student for drawing one on the blackboard (read story) (40%, 2,306 Votes)
  • School safety officer sues city when fired for refusing to wear ID, which she claimed was a 'mark of the beast' (read story) (13%, 750 Votes)
  • Man sues dating service for providing dates who weren't 'suitable' (read story) (6%, 340 Votes)
  • Fearing jokes, Zoe Renault sues car company for naming car the Renault Zoe (read story) (9%, 486 Votes)

Total Voters: 5,732

Start Date: June 4, 2010 @ 2:06 am
End Date: July 9, 2010 @ 5:12 pm

May 2010

  • Lawyer selling products on eBay sues customer who left negative feedback (read story) (18%, 808 Votes)
  • Cockfighters sue state attorney general and sheriffs claiming enforcement of ban violates their civil rights (read story) (9%, 405 Votes)
  • Handyman who leaned his ladder against a branch he was sawing sues employer for injuries (read story) (58%, 2,585 Votes)
  • Lawyer sues state for revoking mistakenly issued license plate that someone already owned (read story) (6%, 283 Votes)
  • Man shot in leg during mini-riot at festival sues police for failing to protect him (read story) (9%, 402 Votes)

Total Voters: 4,483

Start Date: May 7, 2010 @ 4:06 am
End Date: June 11, 2010 @ 10:06 am

April 2010

  • Lawyer leaves coat in airport, sues city of Houston and airline claiming they should have secured it and kept it safe (read story) (24%, 130 Votes)
  • Passenger sues airline after flight attendants refused to examine his privates (read story) (29%, 159 Votes)
  • Claiming she has single-name recognition like Madonna, Lindsay Lohan sues over commercial featuring “milkaholic” baby named Lindsay (read story) (27%, 147 Votes)
  • Moviegoer sues theater after armrest fell on her head while she leaned down to talk on her cellphone (read story) (7%, 37 Votes)
  • Woman sues after tripping in the “defective and dangerous” clown shoes she wore for Halloween (read story) (13%, 78 Votes)

Total Voters: 551

Start Date: April 2, 2010 @ 7:09 am
End Date: May 7, 2010 @ 6:09 pm

March 2010

  • Man sues police for opening medicine bag, which he says destroyed its magical powers, during his drunk driving arrest (read story) (38%, 1,305 Votes)
  • Man denied double test time on the LSAT sues, despite failing to demonstrate his claimed ADHD is a limiting disability (read story) (5%, 157 Votes)
  • Former stripper sues club for $1.2 million after efforts to stop her from driving home drunk failed (read story) (32%, 1,099 Votes)
  • Man sues post office after pigeons he mailed from California to Texas died en route (read story) (13%, 439 Votes)
  • Sandwich shop patrons sue, claiming ads for double meat sandwiches are misleading since there’s no single portion version (read story) (12%, 459 Votes)

Total Voters: 3,460

Start Date: March 9, 2010 @ 12:32 pm
End Date: April 9, 2010 @ 5:32 pm

February 2010

  • Woman sues Oprah and President Bush, declaring they "implanted a camera with wire sensors into her with the intent of reincarnation." (read story) (50%, 429 Votes)
  • Florida inmate sues to receive Penthouse magazine in prison (read story) (9%, 81 Votes)
  • Anti-wireless activist sues neighbor, claiming electronics usage makes him ill (read story) (13%, 109 Votes)
  • Woman sues gym after injuring herself in pole-dancing class (read story) (10%, 90 Votes)
  • Woman sues Keanu Reaves claiming he changed results of paternity test using hypnosis (read story) (18%, 153 Votes)

Total Voters: 862

Start Date: February 12, 2010 @ 8:34 am
End Date: March 12, 2010 @ 5:34 pm

January 2010

  • Woman trips over 'wet floor' sign, sues movie theater (read story) (6%, 271 Votes)
  • Woman sues restaurant for $5 million for sending her 3 text messages (read story) (16%, 711 Votes)
  • Convicted killer sues to receive electrolysis as part of state-funded sex change (read story) (35%, 1,514 Votes)
  • Teenager forced to clean up the house he egged sues homeowner for $100K (read story) (35%, 1,514 Votes)
  • Star Trek fan sues for $7 million over $24k in memorabilia not as unique as he assumed (read story) (8%, 304 Votes)

Total Voters: 4,314

Start Date: January 7, 2010 @ 3:39 pm
End Date: February 16, 2010 @ 4:39 pm

2009 Annual Poll

  • January’s winner: Woman crashes on curve, sues county claiming 10mph speed limit was inadequate warning (read story) (1%, 86 Votes)
  • February’s winner: Customer sues restaurant chain after toilet paper rolls from “unreasonably dangerous toilet paper dispenser” fall onto his hand (read story) (4%, 239 Votes)
  • March’s winner: Illegal immigrants sue rancher who stopped them on his property at gunpoint and turned them over to the Border Patrol (read story) (36%, 2,357 Votes)
  • April’s winner: Tourist sues New York club after she slipped while dancing on top of the bar (read story) (2%, 149 Votes)
  • May’s winner: Woman microwaves hair removal wax, spills it on herself, and sues manufacturer for "placing such dangerous products into the stream of commerce" (story) (3%, 199 Votes)
  • June’s winner: Inmate sues to avoid being named world's most litigious person (read story) (5%, 311 Votes)
  • July’s winner: Double-murderer sues to claim his victims' classic Chevy pickup (read story) (6%, 403 Votes)
  • August’s winner: Tourist sues hotel, claiming swimming pool got daughter pregnant (read story) (23%, 1,485 Votes)
  • September’s winner: Dolphins splash, woman sues (read story) (2%, 99 Votes)
  • October’s winner: Wife kills husband, sues for his pension's survivor benefits (read story) (3%, 205 Votes)
  • November’s winner: Neighbor sues woman for smoking in her own home (read story) (5%, 345 Votes)
  • December’s winner: Holocaust denier sues Auschwitz survivor, alleging memoir contains "fantastical tales" (read story) (10%, 624 Votes)

Total Voters: 6,502

Start Date: December 16, 2009 @ 12:06 pm
End Date: January 16, 2010 @ 5:06 pm

December 2009

  • Narcoleptic police dispatcher loses job, sues town (read story) (9%, 278 Votes)
  • Holocaust denier sues Auschwitz survivor, alleging memoir contains "fantastical tales" (read story) (34%, 1,006 Votes)
  • Man blames plane noise for divorce, sues airport (read story) (13%, 381 Votes)
  • Elderly man trips over dog, sues bar for ruining his sex life (read story) (14%, 426 Votes)
  • Video gamer feels alienated from real world, sues World of Warcraft and subpoenas Wynona Ryder and Depeche Mode's Martin Gore as melancholy experts (read story) (30%, 860 Votes)

Total Voters: 2,951

Start Date: December 2, 2009 @ 3:34 pm
End Date: December 30, 2009 @ 5:34 pm

November 2009

  • Neighbor sues woman for smoking in her own home (read story) (50%, 1,731 Votes)
  • Woman falls in artistically lit hallway, sues art museum (read story) (3%, 113 Votes)
  • Lawyer sues gym after "large, heavyset" woman sat on him in spinning class (read story) (17%, 592 Votes)
  • Disbarred lawyer sues Facebook after user's post stated he "should be smacked across the face with an Atari 2600" (read story) (15%, 523 Votes)
  • Man suffers "anguish" after tripping over unattended luggage, sues hotel (read story) (15%, 533 Votes)

Total Voters: 3,492

Start Date: November 4, 2009 @ 10:57 am
End Date: December 8, 2009 @ 11:57 am

October 2009

  • Wife kills husband, sues for his pension's survivor benefits (read story) (39%, 434 Votes)
  • Alcoholic cop with "propensity to blackout" gets fired, sues (read story) (13%, 145 Votes)
  • Upset customer sues bank for "1,784 billion, trillion dollars" (read story) (26%, 290 Votes)
  • Calories in a dish fluctuate, customers sue restaurant (read story) (14%, 159 Votes)
  • Thrown by horse, woman sues her date (read story) (8%, 92 Votes)

Total Voters: 1,121

Start Date: October 2, 2009 @ 9:37 am
End Date: November 6, 2009 @ 9:37 am

September 2009

  • Thief robs store, then sues it Read Story (30%, 1,183 Votes)
  • Dolphins splash, woman sues Read Story (31%, 1,208 Votes)
  • Woman hit by reckless driver sued by driver's passenger Read Story (25%, 969 Votes)
  • Comedian sued by mother-in-law over jokes Read Story (4%, 162 Votes)
  • Man sues his lawyer for getting him only $2 million Read Story (10%, 369 Votes)

Total Voters: 3,891

Start Date: September 9, 2009 @ 9:28 am
End Date: October 9, 2009 @ 1:28 pm

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