Category: lawsuit

In 2009, a man named Richard Batista found out his wife cheated on him and sued her to get back a kidney he had donated to her— or $1.5 million in exchange for it.

A man was hit by a Metro train going 70mph and his flying body parts injured a woman. She sued his estate on the theory that “If you do something as stupid as this guy did, you have to be responsible for what comes from it“

A teenager, Peter Roberts invented a quick-release ratchet. He sold his patent to Sears for $10,000 who said that the invention was not worth very much and then went on to make $44 million selling the ratchet. He sued them for fraud and was awarded $1 million.

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A teenager, Peter Roberts invented a quick-release ratchet. He sold his patent to Sears for $10,000 who said that the invention was not worth very much and then went on to make $44 million selling the ratchet. He sued them for fraud and was awarded $1 million.

Photo :  Gars129 / wikimedia

In 2015, a high school student won a $425k settlement after being suspended for 2 months for replying “Actually, yeah” to an internet post asking if he made out with a teacher.