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Pedestrian Hazards III

A woman has sued a Chicago, Ill., hair salon after she fell through its window. Melanie Shaker suffered “severe injuries” when she went through the window from the sidewalk, says her lawsuit, which demands more than $50,000 compensation. The filing says the window should have been fitted with safety glass because the sidewalk is “frequently traveled by intoxicated pedestrians.” Shaker went through the window when she lost her footing — while trying to kick her husband. (RC/Chicago Sun-Times) ...And courts are frequently visited by intoxicated litigants. So?
Original Publication Date: 09 May 2010
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 16.

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