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December 6, 2008

Trampled Man's Family Sues Wal-Mart

The family of a worker trampled to death in a "Black Friday" crush of bargain hunters at a Long Island Wal-Mart store filed a wrongful-death lawsuit on Wednesday, claiming store ads offering deep discounts "created an atmosphere of competition and anxiety" that led to "crowd craze."

The lawsuit claims that besides failing to provide adequate security for a pre-dawn crowd estimated at 2,000, Wal-Mart "engaged in specific marketing and advertising techniques to specifically attract a large crowd and create an environment of frenzy and mayhem and was otherwise careless, reckless and negligent." Continue reading

3 comments:

LongHairDontCare said...

i knew they would! atorneys were probably ringing their phone all day trying to get the family as clients!

i will be praying for them. it is such a tragedy that this happened...

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Ebony Intuition said...

Yup they should sue, because what happen was very very sad, and more precaution should have been taken for the large crowd.

jenn said...

I love the Sanaa Lathan!!

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