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03-26-2012, 10:41 AM #1
83-Year Old Woman Walks Into Glass Door, Sues Apple
Legal trouble and Apple tend to go hand-in-hand lately, but the latest lawsuit against the company doesn’t involve IP litigation. It involves an 83-year old woman and a glass door.
According to the lawsuit Evelyn Paswall is suing Apple after walking into the glass doors at the Apple Store Manhasset on Long Island. According to the CBS New York report Paswall is asking for $75,000 in medical expenses plus $1 million in punitive damages for negligence.
“Paswall claims that she didn’t realize that she was walking into a wall of glass as she approached the store, and says that she broke her nose as a result of the collision.
Her suit claims that “the defendant was negligent ... in allowing a clear, see-through glass wall and/or door to exist without proper warning.” — CBS New York
How many times have people accidentally walked face first into a screen door? Imagine doing that into glass. The potential for damage is there. While I do feel bad for this elderly woman, all I can think about is this video (be careful video may be NSFW).
Source: CBS New York [via MacRumors]
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