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Black Friday Lawsuit Moving to Federal Court

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A suburban Chicago woman claiming she was injured in the rush of Black Friday bargain-hunters at a Glenwood Walmart in 2010 is moving her case to federal court with a $30,000 lawsuit. Marilyn Peacock said she and “thousands” of other people rushed the store at midnight on Black Friday, lured by deeply discounted door-buster specials. She claims the store was unkempt by employees as she slipped and fell on packaging that was ripped off of products in the electronics department and left on the floor dealing with an injury that later required her a $45,000 knee surgery. Then we found a video in the depths of the interwebs that proves that there was more than a little cardboard slippage / knee ouchie action.

· Woman Suing Walmart for Black Friday Injury Moving to Federal Court [Southern Star]
· Walmart [Official Site]
Image: myblack-friday