1st Circ. Finds Crocs Not Liable For Escalator Injury

Law360, New York (January 17, 2014, 7:11 PM EST) -- The First Circuit on Friday upheld a victory for Crocs Inc. in a lawsuit over foot injuries sustained by a nine-year-old girl whose sandal got stuck in an escalator, ruling that her mother had not shown the footwear posed a special risk.

During a 2010 family vacation in Boston, plaintiff Nancy Geshke's daughter was on an escalator at a subway stop when one of her Crocs-manufactured sandals, known as Crocs, became entrapped. An onlooker was able to free the girl before she reached the bottom of...
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