Wal-Mart named in wrongful death lawsuit filed by family of East Grand Forks woman who died after falling in a superstore in 2007.
Minnesota wrongful death lawyers:East Grand Forks family sues Wal-Mart citing store’s negligence caused family members death.
Grand Forks, MN–Wal-Mart was named as a defendant in a wrongful death lawsuit filed in federal court by lawyers representing the deceased woman’s family. The East Grand Forks family filed the suit alleging Wal-Mart’s negligence caused her death in 2007. Wal-Mart, the nation’s largest retail giant headquartered in Arkansas asserts they are not responsible for the woman’s death because her actions in their Minnesota Superstore were her own fault.
According to the Park Rapids Enterprise, 50 year-old Cynthia Gaddie fell in the dressing room at the Grand Forks Wal-Mart located at 2551 32nd Ave., South on July 24, 2007. Gaddie who was shopping with a friend at the time of her fall caught her foot on a rolling clothing rack in the fitting room and fell according to the complaint filed by Minnesota wrongful death attorneys. Gaddie was transported to emergency medical services (EMS) personnel to Altru Hospital. She later died on August 22, 2007 as a result of her injuries according to the family’s complaint.
Minnesota wrongful death lawyers alert by legal news reporter Heather L. Ryan.
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