The U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Institute for Legal Reform's has released its list of the Top Ten Most Ridiculous Lawsuits of 2011, which were the top vote-getters among those chosen throughout the year by visitors to the FacesOfLawsuitAbuse.org website. The lawsuits are:
Convict sues couple he kidnapped for not helping him evade police.
Man illegally brings gun into bar, gets injured in a fight, then sues bar for not searching him for a weapon.
Young adults sue mother for sending cards without gifts and playing favorites.
Woman disagrees with store over 80 cent refund and then sues for $5 million.
Mom files suit against exclusive preschool over child's college prospects.
Man suing for age discrimination says judge in his case is too old.
Obese man sues burger restaurant over not being able to fit into booths.
Woman sues over movie trailer, charging there wasn't enough driving in Drive.
Passenger's lawsuit says cruise ship went too fast and swayed from side to side.
Mother sues Chuck E. Cheese, charging their games encourage gambling in children.