Walmart blames Tracy Morgan in NJ Turnpike accident due to lack of seatbelt wearing, because Walmart is classy
I’m not a law man, but I believe Walmart just pulled the, “she was asking for it because of how she dressed” defense. Rather than the “we’re sorry our big ass truck plowed into the back of your stopped vehicle at a high rate of speed” defense.
Today Walmart delivered its answer in a New Jersey federal court to Tracy Morgan’s lawsuit arising from a six-car accident on the New Jersey Turnpike earlier this summer. Among nine affirmative defenses, Walmart says that injuries “were caused, in whole or in part, by plaintiffs’ failure to properly wear an appropriate available seat belt restraint device.”
Morgan was among several people injured who are now suing Walmart for negligence. Morgan and his lawyer filed suit in July questioning whether Walmart driver Kevin Roper was overtired during the time of the accident. Read More