Corporate Crime

Wal-Mart Needs Cash

They don't really. In actuality, Wal-Mart has made a $107 billion this year alone. So why are they suing a brain damaged woman for $470,000 -- an amount that will send the woman into bankruptcy? Wal-Mart is trying to leech from a lawsuit award paid to Debbie Shank because of a fine-print line in her employment contract.

In other words, former Wal-Mart employee Debbie Shank was seriously injured in an accident. Her Wal-Mart insurance covered her hospital expenses -- as it should. The Shanks sued the trucking company involved in the accident. The Shanks won. And now, Wal-Mart is insisting that almost half of that amount should be paid to Wal-Mart. Wal-Mart has made $107 billion this year.

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