Trampled Worker's Family Sues Wal-Mart

And more lawsuits coming over Black Friday trampling on Long Island
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Dec 3, 2008 2:56 PM CST
A woman struggles as she comes through the doors with other shoppers at a Wal-Mart store in New Jersey.   (AP Photo/Mike Derer)
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(Newser) – The family of the Wal-Mart temp worker who was trampled to death by a Black Friday stampede has filed a wrongful death lawsuit in New York's state Supreme Court against the retailer and the Long Island mall where the store is located. The family also filed notice that Nassau County, on Long Island, and its police department will be sued.

Jdimytai Damour, a temporary worker hired for the holiday season, was crushed to death when some 2,000 customers stormed into the Valley Stream store looking for bargains the day after Thanksgiving.