Birthday bash 1
A New York woman named Jennifer Connell recently decided to sue her 12-year-old nephew for being too excited over his 8th birthday. Her lawsuit for $127,000 claims that the boy was way too excited over his party and jumped on her when he greeted her, which caused her to break her wrist.
Hot coffee 2
A case in 1992 made McDonald's history and not in a good way. A woman from New Mexico sued after receiving serious burns after her coffee spilled on her legs and groan while driving. She was awarded $2.9 million for her injuries.
In 2014, a new law passed in the United Arab Emirates allows men to sue their wives if they refuse to breastfeed. Now that's drama.
Who knew mayonnaise could cause so much conflict? In 2014, the owner of Unilever, who makes Hellman's mayonnaise, sued a competitior's brand for using the word "mayo" in their packaging. The company felt like they couldn't use the word since the product contained no eggs.
Dry cleaners 6
In 2007, a man from Washington, D.C. sued his local dry cleaners for $54 million for failing to return the pants he dropped off to get serviced. He argued that they breached the "satisfaction guaranteed" policy on their fine print. The judge ruled in favor of the dry cleaners.
Bathroom gender signs 7
In 1995, a man sued the Jack Murphy Stadium and the city of San Diego for $5.4 million for having unisex bathrooms. He got upset after seeing a woman use a urinal in the bathroom. Needless to say, he lost his case.
A California woman sued Google Maps $100,000 for giving her "unreasonable and unsafe" directions to reach her destination. Google reportedly never received a copy of the lawsuit and the case went nowhere.
In 2013, a homeless Brooklyn man sued his parents for $200,000 for abandoning and neglecting him. The convicted felon was trying to make a big break in the music industry, but he didn't get awarded the cash from his parents to get started.
Beer company 11
In 1991, a man sued a well-known beer company for false advertising. He was expecting the cold drink to bring him bikini clad models, but instead he got ... nada. Perhaps he was drunk when he filed the lawsuit!