Carteret resident Ellen Shane’s “Thanks for saving my life. That’ll cost you $5 million” lawsuit.
When Carteret resident Ellen Shane was taken hostage at knifepoint at Woodbridge Center Mall earlier this year, a Woodbridge Township police officer valiantly saved her life, shooting the hostage taker as he lunged toward Shane and her husband. His thanks? The couple filed a $5 million lawsuit against the police department, claiming that she was traumatized. Read More.
Shane ‘won’ this infamous distinction with nearly 2/3 of the vote, our widest Worst Lawsuit margin to date.
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