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I am not among those people who advocate tort reform.  Sure courts hand down lots of silly, and even sometimes obnoxious, rulings.  But beyond mandating a "loser-pays" rule, I distrust legislatures to fix whatever problems exist.

I cannot help, though, share this recent example of an absolutely ridiculous lawsuit.  I quote from the WestLaw summary of the case, Mills v. Giant of Maryland, LLC (Here):

Lactose-intolerant individuals brought class-action lawsuit against nine sellers of milk alleging that they consumed milk before they were aware of their lactose intolerance and, as a result, suffered temporary gas and stomach discomfort.

Fortunately, both the trial court and the appeals court ruled in favor of the defendant milk sellers.

(HT Roger Meiners)