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Walmart bag kills woman!

Posted by on Aug. 29, 2013 at 4:09 PM
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Not sure if this shit for a excuse story has been posted but I couldn't believe what I read....

http://www.upi.com/Odd_News/Blog/2013/08/29/Walmart-plastic-bag-lawsuit-Man-sues-Walmart-saying-overfilled-bag-led-to-wifes-death/1091377803585/

Walmart plastic bag lawsuit: Man sues Walmart, saying overfilled bag led to wife's death

A Nebraska man has sued Walmart, claiming the store's plastic bags led to his wife's untimely death. UPI/Jim Ruymen UPI/Jim Ruymen
A Nebraska man has sued Walmart, claiming the store's plastic bags led to his wife's untimely death. UPI/Jim Ruymen UPI/Jim Ruymen 
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Published: Aug. 29, 2013 at 3:13 PM
By CAROLINE LEE, UPI.com | Blog

William Freis, a Plattsmouth, Neb., man, has sued Walmart, claiming a plastic bag from the retailer bag led to his wife's death.

Freis said an overfilled bag given to his wife, Lynette, broke on her way out of Walmart on a shopping trip in April 2010.

The couple was grocery shopping at a Bellevue, Neb., Walmart Supercenter. Freis said the cashier handed her one plastic bag for two 42-ounce cans of La Choy and a 2-pound bag of rice.

On the way to the car, the bag broke. The lawsuit says one of the cans of La Choy fell on her right food, breaking her big toe and causing a deep cut.

Freis' attorney, Gage Cobb, said that the cut led to infection. Despite aggressive treatment with antibiotics and two surgical procedures, Lynette Freis' condition declined.

The infection spread through her body, which led to further hospitalizations "and ultimately resulted in her death on March 22, 2011," according to the lawsuit.

Freis originally sued Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.; the distributor of its plastic bags, Bunzl Distribution; and the manufacturer, Hilex Poly Co., in Sarpy County District Court.

The court case was transferred to U.S. District Court in Omaha late last week.

The lawsuit says Walmart was negligent for not properly training its employees to prevent overfilling of grocery bags, and knowing when to double-bag the groceries. The suit also says Lynette Freis was provided with a defective grocery bag.

Her estate seeks more than $656,000 in medical expenses, plus further amounts for her pain and suffering and funeral and burial expenses, as well as her husband's loss of consortium.

None of the defendants have responded to the allegations, but Walmart attorney Heidi Guttau-Fox pushed for the move to federal court.



Read more: http://www.upi.com/Odd_News/Blog/2013/08/29/Walmart-plastic-bag-lawsuit-Man-sues-Walmart-saying-overfilled-bag-led-to-wifes-death/1091377803585/#ixzz2dOHmUVKF




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Crymsm
by Platinum Member on Aug. 29, 2013 at 4:10 PM

Seriously....there had to have been something medicaly wrong with her right?  How does infection set in that fast and can't be stopped...sorry the dude lost his wife but seriously?

KGreen75
by on Aug. 29, 2013 at 4:10 PM

Holy shit...What a shitty way to go.

EvaTheDiva2
by Gold Member on Aug. 29, 2013 at 4:11 PM
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Well if he was any kind of gentleman he wouldve carried it for her....
Emmasmommy52212
by Bronze Member on Aug. 29, 2013 at 4:11 PM
I think its a load of crap.. If they thought it needed to be double bagged, then ask for it. I ask for my bag with cans to be double bagged if they dont do it.
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Anonymous
by Anonymous on Aug. 29, 2013 at 4:11 PM
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I'm no fan of Walmart, but this is ridiculous.

brittney28
by Brittney on Aug. 29, 2013 at 4:12 PM
Offs, people will sue for a paper cut these days.
lovemyhoney
by on Aug. 29, 2013 at 4:12 PM
Maybe she had diabetes?
LCG83
by Platinum Member on Aug. 29, 2013 at 4:13 PM
So crazy. Guess you can't be too careful. :/
kaybayblee3
by Gold Member on Aug. 29, 2013 at 4:13 PM
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 Did she have diabetes or something? I don't seem to get overfilled bags at walmart but I for some reason seem to always get the people who think that its a good idea to use ONE bag per item. I don't understand that one..

littlesippycup
by Ruby Member on Aug. 29, 2013 at 4:13 PM
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See y'all see?!?!?!?! That processed crap kills!!!

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