Top 10 Most Ridiculous Lawsuits of 2012

It’s that time year again, has announced the top ten most ridiculous lawsuits of the previous year, as voted by site visitors.  Here is their top ten list of  the most ridiculous lawsuits of 2012:

  1. Intoxicated Florida driver pleads guilty to manslaughter, then sues victim he killed
  2. Michigan woman files $5 million suit for the leftover gas still in her repossessed car
  3. 13-year-old Little Leaguer sued by spectator who got hit with baseball
  4. Maximum security inmate who went to jail with five teeth sues prison for dental problems
  5. Anheuser Busch sued when longneck bottle used as weapon in bar fight
  6. National Football League fan sues Dallas Cowboys over hot bench
  7. California restaurateur sued for disabilities act violations in parking lot he doesn’t own
  8. Colorado man wins $7 million blaming illness on inhaling microwave popcorn fumes
  9. $1.7 billion suit claims City of Santa Monica wireless parking meters causing health problems
  10. Bay Area parents sue school after their son was kicked out of honors class for cheating

Though we may laugh about these extreme lawsuits, the reality is that if we are being sued even frivolous lawsuits can be expensive.  While there is no way to prevent such trivial lawsuits,  you can be prepared if one does come your way.  To learn more about how you can increase your asset protection, contact our office so we can discuss your individual situation.