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83-Year Old Suing Apple After Walking into Glass Doors at Retail Store

83-year old Evelyn Paswall is suing Apple after walking into the glass doors at the Apple Store Manhassett on Long Island reports CBS New York. She is asking for $75,000 in medical expenses plus punitive damages for negligence totaling $1 million.
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.”
The Manhassett Apple Store has floor-to-ceiling glass walls at the front and rear of the store, with doors in the middle at both ends. It's a similar design to the Scottsdale Quarter and Lincoln Park stores.

The white "crash graphics" installed on the Apple Store transparent windows.
Image courtesy IFOAppleStore.

Last year, Apple had white stickers installed on the transparent glass of all Apple Stores to help prevent such collisions from occurring. However, the plaintiff's lawyer says that any markings that were on the glass are insufficient, saying his "client is an octogenarian. She sees well, but she did not see any glass.”

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87 months ago
Alternate headline: Birds Smarter than 83-Year Old
Rating: 258 Votes
87 months ago
Since when does a broken nose cost $75,000 in medical expenses? :rolleyes:
Rating: 145 Votes
87 months ago
She probably thought her reflection was another old lady moving towards her so she tried to attack her.
Rating: 135 Votes
87 months ago

Crap! Is it too late to get in on this racket? Better call Saul!
Rating: 134 Votes
87 months ago
Maybe she got excited when she saw all those balls.
Rating: 118 Votes
87 months ago
How fast was she walking?
Rating: 112 Votes
87 months ago
America sucks sometimes.
Rating: 109 Votes
87 months ago
Your glass is too clean!
Rating: 108 Votes
87 months ago
I really hope she pays Thousands in legal fees and loses
Rating: 97 Votes
87 months ago
For an 83 year old, she must be in very good shape if she was able to walk into the door fast enough to break her nose. I applaud her good health. *golf clap*
Rating: 95 Votes

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