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What do stores owe shoplifters?

PHILADELPHIA — A federal judge in Pennsylvania denied summary judgment to Old Navy, which was sued by a customer who says store employees should have protected her from being spit on, punched and kicked in the head by another customer after the plaintiff tried to shoplift. Whether the store owed the shoplifter a duty to protect her from danger is a matter for a jury to decide.

Read the ruling here.

Categories / Briefs, Business, Consumers, Personal Injury

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