We’ve all heard of some crazy lawsuits, like the infamous McDonald’s coffee suit. However, we knew there had to be some crazier lawsuits out there. As such, we’ve put together this quick list of the strangest (and dumbest) lawsuits we could find on the internet. Thankfully, nobody actually won any of these lawsuits.
- A man sued Budweiser because there were no hot women with his beer. The sad part about this is we are not making it up. In 1991, Richard Overton tried to sue Budweiser for ‘false advertising’ when he realized that their beer did not actually guarantee great times with attractive women. Whether he actually thought he’d win the case or not is a mystery.
- Man sues magicians for channeling his magical powers. Christopher Roller is an ordinary guy aside from the fact that he believes himself to possess godlike powers and have 30 wives. He has filed (and lost, thankfully) two lawsuits, one against David Copperfield and one against David Blaine, for stealing Roller’s magical abilities by tapping into them. This one speaks for itself.
- Lady attempts to sue a dead man. This one is a little gruesome. In 2008, Gayane Zokhrabov was minding her own business on a train platform when pieces of a man hit her- the man had been hit by a train just a second beforehand. Furious over the incident, she tried to sue the man- apparently the idea that he was most likely, almost positively dead slipped her mind.
- A man sues God. Yup, his case was to make god stop “harmful activities and the making of terroristic threats.” The weirdest part? The guy filing the suit, Ernie Chambers, was a Nebraska State Senator. Upon further research, we found out he was trying to make a point about frivolous lawsuits, but evidently, the media missed the point.
- Man sues couple he kidnapped. Kidnappers probably seem mentally unstable as is, but Jesse Dimmick, stands out a little bit. He claims that he entered a verbal contract with the couple he kidnapped- they would hide him from the law and he would pay them a sum of money. Unsurprisingly, the couple turned him in and sued him for $75,000. In a colossal waste of everyone’s time, he countersued for $235,000 for violating the alleged contract.