We’ve mentioned ludicrous lawsuits before, but this one just might top the list.
From last month, courtesy of the Times Union:
A mentally disturbed suburban New York woman who drowned her three young children in a bathtub in 2008 wants a cut of $350,000 in wrongful death settlements obtained by the children’s fathers, attorneys said…
Is it just me, or does this smack of the old joke about chutzpah, where the kid kills his mother and father, and then throws himself on the mercy of the court because he’s an orphan?
Tragically, this isn’t a joke: