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Judge Judy

You Have 'Stupid' On Your Forehead ... Stupid

3/12/2014 3:50 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Judge Judy
has filed her first lawsuit EVER -- seriously -- against a guy who is shamelessly using her image to chase personal injury clients.

The TV jurist is outraged John Haymond -- a P.I. lawyer in Hartford, CT. -- used clips from "Judge Judy" along with clips of him and his daughters to drum up business.

Judy is especially pissed because she says she's never endorsed a product or the services of anyone ... to maintain her independent reputation.

She says, "Without seeking my authorization or consent, Mr. Haymond has taken that choice away from me for his own personal gain.  I cannot tolerate that, and intend to hold Mr. Haymond financially responsible for his actions."

Judy scolds the barrister, saying, "Mr. Haymond is a lawyer and should know better."

We looked for the ads and, just like the litigants who appear on her show, it appears Judy scared the crap out of Haymond because they are nowhere to be found.

Herhonner is suing for more than $75K in damages ... or in Judy's world, lunch money.

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106.

Jason Vasquez    

Crazy judge Judy!

224 days ago
107.

Yurra Knutz    

I haven't seen much of her but she seem to truly enjoy bullying people who have little or nothing.

224 days ago
108.

Kathleen    

Interesting.

224 days ago
109.

kitnplayn    

She sold out the youth culture of her own society by setting a bad example of humanity and justice, by being abusive and insulting for money. Dirty money.

224 days ago
110.

Sue    

To Klaus Heisler


A layer is a cake!! lol

224 days ago
111.

ekurtz10    

She's the best!! Can't **** with an intellectual beautiful woman!! :) so many people are hating on her fit doing a bang up job!

224 days ago
112.

kstrick    

What a dumbass.

223 days ago
113.

Mr. Smith    

Her attitude is the self importance belief ultimate reasoning , calm down, in an actual debate without the so called intimidation why impressed?They pay at the networks, its bizarre.

223 days ago
114.

Jude    

With the comments that I read, I didn't see anyone complain about the headline having nothing to do with what was said in the article!!!

223 days ago
115.

JoffreyBieber    

You goooooooooooooo, gir--I mean, Your Honor!!

223 days ago
116.

Doug Montgomery    

I have been in small claims court with a "friend" who managed to get the judge angry; His Honor acted just like Judge Judy. I think she is fully justified!

223 days ago
117.

Mike    

Herhonner is suing for more than $75K in damages
Who is Herhonner?

Read more: http://www.tmz.com/2014/03/12/judge-judy-lawsuit-lawyer/#ixzz2vpAE6vz3

223 days ago
118.

big g    

She is indeed a scary, biased and unfair judge. To award this cretin more publicity is appalling. She is the worst of the ambulance chasers.

223 days ago
119.

big g    

She is indeed a scary, biased and unprofessional woman. In the wake of that other legal charlatan, nancy grace, she tries to be funny, and fails. She is the worst of the ambulance chasers.

223 days ago
120.

WILEY    

repeal the 14th and 20th admendments

223 days ago
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