For many years, an anti-lawsuit group from Michigan has held "The Wacky Warning Label Contest" to show the effects of lawsuits on warning labels. A warning sticker on a small tractor that reads "Danger: Avoid Death" took home the top prize in 2007. Kevin Soave, a resident of the Detroit suburb Farmington Hills, submitted the winning label.
Carrianne, Jacob, and Robby Turin of
Greensburg, Pennsylvania, won second place — and a $250 prize — for a label they
found on an iron-on T-shirt transfer that warns: "Do not iron while wearing
Richard Goodnow of Lancaster, Masschusetts, earned the $100 third-place
prize for a label on a baby stroller that featured a small storage pouch that
warns: "Do not put child in bag."