Weird question I just had, sort of summarised in the title really. Has there ever been a case, anywhere in the world, where a person or company (or company vs subsiduary) has taken themselves to court. If an example exists, its probably because of some weird contract or legal clause that forces the case, and will get thrown out quickly (but prove me wrong...).
What I'm not looking for:
- Cases where an employee (or ex employee) has taken action against their employer (or ex employer). Grievences for any number of reasons are quite common.
- Family vs family cases. This is unfortunately also quite common, ie over wills and issues of inheritance. (The exception to this is detailed below).
One case I'm aware of is which is family vs family that was not serious but went to court is the case of a woman who took her nephew to court after he gave her a hug and broke her wrist. This was forced because of a stipulation in her medical insurance.
I'm guessing any company vs self action will be for tax evasion/hollywood accounting purposes.