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Old November 23rd, 2005, 14:53
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America's Courts Are Stuffed With Lawsuit Turkeys

[] Lawsuits gobble up court time and taxpayer dollars.

Just in time for Thanksgiving, Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse (CALA) is serving up some of America's greatest lawsuit "turkeys."

"Thanksgiving isn't the only time for turkeys," commented Orange County CALA Executive Director Maryann Maloney. "Lawsuit turkeys like these gobble up taxpayer dollars and fatten up lawyers' wallets."

And just in case you missed some of the scariest lawsuits of the year while sugar-high on Halloween, we've added some ghastly medical-legal hobgoblins.

(Onion) Ring Around the Courtroom

A Chicago man filed a lawsuit for $50,000 against a restaurant after hot grease burned his arm when he bit into an "unreasonably dangerous" onion ring. The man claimed he suffered great pain and anguish in mind and body following the incident. (Chicago Sun-Times, September 30, 2004)

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