Doled out yearly by the Michigan Lawsuit Abuse Watch group as announced in mid-January, the awards’ mission is to reveal how lawsuits and anxiety over lawsuits have created a need for more obvious warnings on products.
“Warning labels are a sign of our lawsuit-plagued times,” said Robert Dorigo Jones, Michigan Lawsuit Abuse Watch’s president. “Plaintiff’s lawyers who file the lawsuits that prompt these warnings argue they are making us safer, but the warnings have become so long that few of us read them anymore, even the ones we should read.”
Other winners include:
The winning labels were chosen by listeners of a morning radio show in Detroit.