10 Of The Most Outrageous Lawsuits Ever Filed
Jack Ass Sues Jackass
The popular TV show which aired for several seasons on MTV was actually sued by a man with the same name. The man who legally changed his name to Jack Ass in 2007 wanted $10 million from the company for ‘defamation of character’. Not surprisingly Mr. Ass lost his case in court.
Nebraska State Senator Sues God
Ernie Chambers is the longest serving senator in the history of Nebraska, and the only African American senator. However Ernie really made headlines when he decided to sue God over natural disasters. According to him, the “defendant directly and proximately has caused, inter alia, fearsome floods, egregious earthquakes, horrendous hurricanes, terrifying tornadoes, pestilential plagues.”
Chambers explained that his suit was not a personal attack on God, but the suit is to fight possible laws restricting the filing of frivolous lawsuits.