Review the most ridiculous demands
A Texas man has sued Walmart for an astronomical $100 million, allegedly over a March 2021 incident that led to his arrest on false store theft charges at a location in Omaha, Nebraska.
In a misspelled handwritten complaint, he also asked Walmart to pay all expenses related to the lawsuit, and if it did not pay $100 million, It will allow you to purchase free for life in all its facilities.
“I am suing for a civil rights violation, based on race/color,” Roderick Jackson, a resident of Waskom, a small town of less than 2,000 people in Texas, wrote in his statement of complaint.
According to the legal documents he had access to Fox News DigitalThis is it The second time in three years that Jackson has filed a lawsuit against Walmart. He filed the first complaint in 2021, alleging the same scenario and incident as his current complaint.
He was sacked for 'lack of foundations'
Beyond his brief statement, Jackson did not go into detail about the reasons behind the $100 million lawsuit, but claims it was related to “false shoplifting accusations” that would have been more subdued. racism.
Jackson claimed that he was wrongly arrested and that the incident caused him great harm.”Psychological pressure and pain for wivesWalmart said in a statement that the lawsuit it previously filed in 2021 was dismissed.
“We do not tolerate discrimination of any kind. Mr. Jackson's allegations are virtually identical to the lawsuit he filed against our company in 2021, which was dismissed. We are determined to defend the company “We will fight these allegations as soon as we receive appropriate notice and will quickly ask the court to dismiss any baseless claims,” a company spokesperson told Fox News Digital.
Jackson initially asked for $100 million and “a senior credit for future purchases,” but later changed his request. To demand damages worth $175 million. At the time, the case was dismissed because he had not properly filed the claim against Walmart and his claims were “unfounded,” according to the multinational company.
The most ridiculous lawsuits of the year
Jackson's case will likely go down in the long history of the “most ridiculous lawsuits” compiled each year by the FBI. Law Reform Institute From the US Chamber of Commerce, along with the famous “coffee is too hot” complaint that McDonald's received in the 1990s.
The 2023 list was published last month and includes famous cases filed against the shoe manufacturer Crocsfor allegedly selling clogs that “shrink in heat,” and the lawsuit filed against the fast food chain subwayHe was accused of serving “a tuna sandwich without tuna.”
Of course, the arrangement did not ignore the notorious legal case against Burger King In August, when a group of plaintiffs complained about the smaller Whoppers boxes, which they said were much smaller than the ads showed.
Another fast food chain, taco bell, She was also taken to court on charges of false advertising. In a complaint filed in July 2023, a customer claimed there was “not enough meat” in the popular Crunchwrap and Mexican pizza dishes, and asked the company to reimburse him $500 for each item he purchased.
Meanwhile, food producer Paper canned foods A $5 million lawsuit has been filed by a client Not satisfied with the cooking time of Velveeta pasta. The plaintiff claimed that the instructions for use were misleading because the time for opening the package, adding water and adding cheese was not taken into account. A federal judge dismissed the case.
Number one on the list is a drama about a kidnapping Lady Gaga's dogs. In February, the pop star was sued for failing to offer a $500,000 reward for the theft of her French bulldog, in addition to $1.5 million in compensation. Finally, the woman who sued her was accused of being linked to dog theft. The judge ruled that the lawsuit was “legally insufficient as a whole.”