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25 Extremely Bizarre Court Cases

Posted by on September 6, 2013

One of the best things about having an organized judicial system is that there is always a way for citizens to achieve justice when they are wronged. Unfortunately though, some citizens take advantage of the system to file frivolous cases and squeeze money from others. Here is a list of the 25 most bizarre cases ever filed in court:


25

Robert Lee Brock sued himself

Robert Lee Brock was a prisoner in Virginia in 1995. One day, he decided to be removed from prison so he could enter a mental institution. To make this happen, he decided to sue himself for $50 million, claiming that he committed a crime while he was drunk. In the end, the case was dismissed and he failed to get his transfer.

24

Dukes family sued Sea World

In 1999, a man named Daniel Dukes got killed by a whale at Sea World. To achieve his lifelong dream of swimming with a whale, he hid himself from the security guards of Sea World so he could stay at the park after closing. After his death, his parents sued Sea World on account of failure to display public warnings that the whale could actually kill people.

23

New Yorker sued Subway

A 27-year old man from New York sued Subway after he took a bite of his sandwich and found a knife in its bread. He sued Subway for $1,000,000 because of food poisoning, which he said he had gotten from the filthy plastic handle of the knife.

22

Christopher Roller sued David Blaine and David Copperfield

Christopher Roller sued David Blaine and David Copperfield for defying the laws of physics and even demanded them to reveal their magic tricks to him. He also believed that the two magicians were using godly powers, and because he believed he was God, it was his powers that the magicians were stealing.



21

Macrida Patterson sued Victoria’s Secret

A cop named Macrida Patterson was trying on a new thong when the tight fit caused a metal clip from the thong to fly off and hit her eye. She filed a case against Victoria’s Secret on June 9, 2008.