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remember that guy who got trampled in a Wal-Mart in NY the day afer Thanksgiving?

No justice for his family… Boycott Wal-Mart!

news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090506/ap_on_re_us/us_wal_mart_death

Highlights from the article…

Jdimytai (Jimmy-tree) Damour, a temporary employee, had been on the job for about a week and had no training in security or crowd control when a crowd estimated at 2,000 broke down the Valley Stream store’s doors, trapping him in a vestibule.

Edward H. Gersowitz, an attorney representing Damour’s family in a civil lawsuit, blasted the settlement and said the family was never consulted before the deal was announced, a charge the prosecutor’s office denies.

Eric Phillips, a spokesman for Rice, said prosecutors repeatedly tried to speak with the Damour family "and they refused to speak to us."

Gersowitz also called for a special prosecutor.

"The ability of Wal-Mart to, in effect, buy off this criminal investigation demonstrates the epitome of corporate arrogance that has become all too familiar in this day and age, and shows how Wal-Mart has nothing but contempt for the victims of such corporate malfeasance," he said in a statement.

7 thoughts on “remember that guy who got trampled in a Wal-Mart in NY the day afer Thanksgiving?”

    1. I couldn’t even imagine being someone who trampled that guy at Wal-Mart that day, you know? the stories which came back were “oh! I go a cut in my leg but I kept shopping and went to the hospital after!”

      …I don’t really celebrate christmas, but if I did, I would do alternate gift fairs – where you can donate money to the charity of your choice in someone’s honor. I’ve given to Heifer International and Doctors Without Borders that way…

      fucken walmart!

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    1. yes, walmart is notorious for treating its employees badly. AND, they didn’t even offer to pay the family for burial costs, lost wages, etc. they didn’t care because the now-dead-employee? temp/possibly illegal immigrant. gah.

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  1. Oh gross. This definitely motivates me to be better about not shopping at Wal*Mart. (Usually it’s pretty easy, since there ISN’T one in the city, but when I’m in Maine, I end up there with my family quite often).

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