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Walmart Seeks Atty DQ In Suit Over Woman's Death

Law360 (February 7, 2019, 11:06 PM EST) -- A Walmart Inc. unit asked a Puerto Rico federal judge Thursday to disqualify an attorney for the estate of a woman who died due to the retail giant's alleged negligence, arguing the attorney was heavily involved in postmortem proceedings and could be called as a potential witness.

Wal-Mart Puerto Rico Inc. filed a motion to disqualify counsel in a premises liability suit alleging the company is responsible for the death of Nilda Ruiz Talavera, an elderly woman and New York resident who slipped on a plastic price tag that had fallen to the floor of a Sam's Club store, which caused...

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January 31, 2017

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