The True Stella Awards

by Randy Cassingham

Publisher: Plume

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The True Stella Awards: Honoring Real Cases of Greedy Opportunists, Frivolous Lawsuits, and the Law Run Amok Randy Cassingham, Author Dutton Books $ (p) ISBN Buy this book.   The winner will be revealed on 8 April and I’ll be sure to let you know which author takes the Stella Prize. Until then, check out some more writing shortlists, including the Indie Book Awards shortlist and the Queensland Literary Awards. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Software. An illustration of two photographs. True Stella awards Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. Book publishers and high-level agents quickly started calling. The result was my True Stella Awards book. When it went to press I removed all of the cases from the Stella site. Not because my contract required it: I just thought it was best to only have them in one place. Well, it’s well past time that those cases should return to the Internet!

About Epileptic. Hailed by The Comics Journal as one of Europe’s most important and innovative comics artists, David B. has created a masterpiece in Epileptic, his stunning and emotionally resonant autobiography about growing up with an epileptic brother. The True Stella Awards: A Brief Book Review Randy Cassingham, creator of the This Is True website, has written an interesting new book called “The True Stella Awards: Honoring real cases of greedy opportunists, frivolous lawsuits, and the law run amok.”. the true stella awards: honoring real cases of greedy the true stella awards is not just a book full of cases from his newsletter, however. it also contains facts demonstrating the extreme cost of these lawsuits; cassingham documents the fact that.   Randy Cassingham discussing the True Stella Awards (for the most frivolous lawsuits of the year) on Sept. 5, The show is DAYSIDE with Linda Vester, which no longer airs. The best part is.

The True Stella Awards® were inspired by Stella Liebeck. In , Stella, t spilled a cup of McDonald’s coffee onto her own lap, burning herself. A New Mexico jury awarded her $ million in damages, but that’s not the whole story. Ever since, the name “Stella Award” has been applied to any wild, outrageous, or ridiculous lawsuits. True Stella Awards. Showing the single result. True Stella Awards book, Hardcover $ Add to cart; Search for: Product Categories. This is True Premium; This is True Books; This is True Products; Get Out of Hell Free; Honorary Unsubscribe Books; HeroicStories; Downloadables;.   The Stellar Award nominees are in! While Kirk Franklin was tapped to host again, Jonathan McReynolds leads with nine nominations. Maranda Curtis follow up with seven, Todd Dulaney six and others recognized include Jekalyn Carr, Koryn Hawthorn, The Walls Group, Tye Tribbett, Kelontae Gavin and a bunch more. Check out the full list of nominees below. [Skip to Content] Menu. Home; Winners Gallery; Submit Nominations.

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The True Stella Awards newsletter was a great place to get a talking point to discuss the issue of frivolous lawsuits, but it was difficult for a short form publication to get in-depth, to look at this complex problem in a comprehensive way from several angles. That’s where the book comes in.

Gathered from the popular websiteThe True Stella Awards is an outrageous collection of America’s most frivolous lawsuits Named for Stella Liebeck, the woman who won a multimillion-dollar lawsuit after spilling hot McDonald’s coffee on herself, humorist Randy Cassingham’s popular website chronicles the hard-to-believe and amusing claims brought before the 4/4(60).

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May it Please the Court: The True Stella Awards ® were inspired by Stella Liebeck. InStella, t spilled a cup of McDonald’s coffee onto her own lap, burning herself.

A New Mexico jury awarded her $ million in damages, but that’s not the whole since, the name “Stella Award” has been applied to any wild, outrageous, or ridiculous lawsuits — including some.

The Stella Awards purport to be true stories of a legal system gone awry, where undeserving people reap million dollar awards for preposterous legal claims. The stories have always bothered me – too outrageous to be true – at least in my little, legally-trained mind.

[Skip the Intro and Jump to the Case List] My contract for the True Stella Awards book did not stipulate that I had to take the cases off the TSA web site, but I did remove them until now. Yeah, I waited a good long time. The full case lineup will eventually be added to this site with extra details: relevant letters published in subsequent newsletters, and any follow-ups I could find.

Stella Awards Stella Awards The award was less than sought after because the jury felt the dog may have been provoked by Mr. Williams who, at the time. Description. First edition hardcover copy of The True Stella Awards book — autographed by the author.

The Stella Awards® were inspired by Stella Liebeck. InStella, t spilled a cup of McDonald’s coffee onto her lap, burning herself. A New Mexico jury awarded her $ million in damages, but that’s not the whole since, the name “Stella Award” has been applied.

Gathered from the popular websiteThe True Stella Awards is an outrageous collection of America’s most frivolous lawsuits Named for Stella Liebeck, the woman who won a multimillion-dollar lawsuit after spilling hot McDonald’s coffee on herself, humorist Randy Cassingham’s popular website chronicles the hard-to-believe and amusing claims brought before the 4/5(65).

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A website at keeps track of these cases, and Randy Cassingham has written a book titled The True Stella Awards, which is an best seller.

By presenting entertaining lawsuits, the independent website poses questions such as: Are the people involved in these cases using the courts to redress justifiable grievances. Gathered from the popular websiteThe True Stella Awards is an outrageous collection of America’s most frivolous lawsuits Named for Stella Liebeck, the woman who won a multimillion-dollar lawsuit after spilling hot McDonald’s coffee on herself, humorist Randy Cassingham’s popular website chronicles the hard-to-believe and amusing claims brought before the 4/5(1).

Gathered from the popular websiteThe True Stella Awards is an outrageous collection of America’s most frivolous lawsuits Named for Stella Liebeck, the woman who won a multimillion-dollar lawsuit after spilling hot McDonald’s coffee on herself, humorist Randy Cassingham’s popular website chronicles the hard-to-believe and amusing claims brought before the Pages: But rather than use fabricated stories to illustrate a real problem, my goal is to legitimize the “Stella Awards” name by reporting real case stories (in the This is True tradition) to get the point across much more powerfully; thus, the “True Stella Awards”.

As for Stella. I’m honored (I suppose) that my True Stella Awards came in #4 (starting at the minute mark, if you want to skip to it), and that the guy pronounced my name correctly.

It made me look at the Stella site and lament that it was so freaking ugly: I hadn’t updated the look since I retired the Awards, and it looked, well, kinda turn-of-the-century.

Note: The capsule summaries above are just that — very brief summaries of significantly longer case writeups included in my book. See Winners from — was the final year for The True Stella Awards. - - - Email Subscriptions. No new cases are being published, so please don’t try to submit cases for inclusion on this site.

I've been a reader of the "This is True" and "The True Stella Awards" newsletters for years so I was eager to read this book by Randy Cassingham. Like the young reader said in an earlier review, it was hard to put the book down.

The cases are interesting and amusing/5. The Stella Prize is a major literary award celebrating Australian women’s writing and an organisation that champions cultural change. An annual report assessing the extent of gender bias in the field of book reviewing in Australia.

Latest news The Stella Prize judges (Zoya Patel (Chair), Jane Harrison, Elizabeth McCarthy, Ian See. The True Stella Awards: Honoring Real Cases of Greedy Opportunists, Frivolous Lawsuits, and the Law Run Amok This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering.

The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. The True Stella Awards is not just a book full of cases from his newsletter, however. It also contains facts demonstrating the extreme cost of these lawsuits (he documents the fact that twenty states are in "crisis" due to specialized medical practitioners reducing their services to avoid "high-risk cases that tend to generate lawsuits.").Reviews:   The "Stella Awards" email is fake news and has been used for decades to convince voters across the country that jury verdicts are out of control.

The email claims to be sharing a list of the year's most outrageous personal injury cases and verdicts. Although the true story behind the McDonald's hot coffee case paints an entirely different. Gathered from the popular websiteThe True Stella Awards is an outrageous collection of America’s most frivolous lawsuits Named for Stella Liebeck, the woman who won a multimillion-dollar lawsuit after spilling hot McDonald’s coffee on herself, humorist Randy Cassingham’s popular website chronicles the hard-to-believe and amusing claims brought before the /5(36).

Book publishers and high-level literary agents quickly started calling. The result was my True Stella Awards book. When it went to press I removed all of the cases from the Stella site. Not because my contract required it: I just thought it was best to only have them in one place.

Stella Awards. Cassingham is also the Founder of the "True Stella Awards", a web site dedicated to informing the public about allegedly frivolous legal cases. The site was expanded into a book of the same name, published by Dutton, an imprint of the Penguin Group.

Since the bulk of my experience has been with self-publishing online, I rarely venture into the topic of traditional book publishing. But my friend and colleague Randy Cassingham (who has oodles of experience in self-publishing) has now gone mainstream.

His about-to-be-released 'The True Stella Awards' was published by Dutton Adult, a division of Penguin. Gathered from the popular websiteThe True Stella Awards is an outrageous collection of America’s most frivolous lawsuits Named for Stella Liebeck, the woman who won a multimillion-dollar lawsuit after spilling hot McDonald’s coffee on herself, humorist Randy Cassingham’s popular website chronicles the hard-to-believe and amusing claims brought before the Brand: Penguin Publishing Group.

The Stella Prize is an Australian annual literary award established in for writing by Australian women in all genres, worth $50, It was originally proposed by Australian women writers and publishers inmodelled on the UK's Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction (formerly the Orange Prize for Fiction).

The award derives its name from the author Miles Franklin, whose full name was. I Get Google Alerts for my name. One recurring one had me baffled for a bit, and another more recent one made me laugh. First, I was baffled that several times per week, I get alerts saying you can get (“FREE!”) a bootleg ebook copy of my True Stella Awards book.

If the listings are to be believed, hundreds of sites are offering that book to anyone who wanted to download it.The True Stella Awards: Honoring real cases of greedy opportunists, frivolous lawsuits, and the law run amok () Dutton, ISBN (hardcover, order info), (paper, order info), (ebook, order info).

Young people – how they think and feel, how institutions (families, schools, clinics, courts) fail them – are a recurring theme in the books shortlisted for the Stella prize. These six.