Christmas Shopper Wins $3M Lawsuit for Escalator Toe Injury

Aisha Siddiqui won a jury verdict of $3 million in her personal injury lawsuit against a mall owner and escalator manufacturer after her right big toe was “crushed and shredded” during a Christmas shopping trip in Arkansas last year. Siddiqui was riding down an escalator at the Park Plaza mall, when her boot got caught …

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Costco Shopper Hit by Falling Steel, Sues for Brain Damage

A Costco customer was hit by a steel rod while reaching for a package of paper towels, prompting a host of medical interventions. The 62-year-old North Salem, New York resident suffered irreversible brain damage at a Brookfield Costco in 2016, and has filed a federal lawsuit against the wholesale chain for monetary damages claiming unsafe, …

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Widow Sues Walmart for Wrongful Death After Parking Lot Shooting

“Given the history of violence in their parking lots,” a wrongful death lawsuit claims, “and Wal-Mart’s [sic] knowledge they were not employing adequate security measures, it was foreseeable to Wal-Mart that the Plaintiff would be attacked in their parking lot and sustain serious injury or death.” That’s the legal argument a widow is making against …

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Lawsuit Claims Negligence Against Lowe’s Home Center

Brenda McMullen filed a negligence claim against Lowe’s for injuries she suffered after stacked pavers fell on top of her. The case was filed in a Madison County courthouse in Indiana, but has since been moved to a federal court in Indianapolis based on interstate commerce, and the belief that damages, though currently unspecified, could …

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Florida Man Claims ‘Free Alcohol’ at Music Fest Led to Fall, Injuries

Like any experienced music festival attendee, Michael Ryan, of Panama City Beach, Florida, purchased VIP tickets for the Gulf Coast Jam country music festival in 2014. That gave Ryan access to unlimited quantities of free alcohol in the VIP area. And like any experienced litigant, Ryan doesn’t explicitly admit to consuming any of that free …

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