In late December, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Institute for Legal Reform announced its list of the Top 10 Most Ridiculous Lawsuits of 2012:
Executive SummaryA Florida driver, who pleaded guilty to manslaughter and then sued the victims of the crash he caused, also has the distinction of filing the most ridiculous lawsuit in 2012.
What in the world is the intoxicated driver of lawsuit No. 1 suing for? According to a Florida press report, pain and suffering, mental anguish, loss of capacity for the enjoyment of life and the medical bills he got as a result of a crash he pleaded guilty. (Tampa Bay Times, Jan. 14, 2012)
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