Legal Question in Consumer Law in Utah

I bought an I pad@ walm$t. Payed at electronics counter,Their policy. All remaining items in self check. 20 ft from my car a security guy yelled" stop you stole that tablet"! I exclaimed that I had paid! he just grabbed my belt, yanking it.He shoved me to the ground, dragged me. my items spilled, I crawled on my knees to save them, he kickd em away! N kicked my arm! Grabbed me by the neck, pushed me into glass door, yanking tore belt, underwear in front of laughing onlookers.In as so embarrassed! In their office, I pulled the IPad receipt out & sobbed, he never even asked to see it!(i suffer severe public anx. depression, chronic pain) the manager turned red! Then I was basically ignored! I'm in bad pain! This can't be OK!?

Asked on 6/29/13, 11:15 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Alvin Lundgren Alvin R. Lundgren, L.C.

You are correct. Security went far beyond what was appropriate. You have a right to sue the retailer for false arrest, any actual damages and medical expenses, plus your embarrassment. You may call for a free consultation. 801-725-0980

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Answered on 7/01/13, 7:03 am


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