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United States

24 August 2001

Legal Intelligencer (USA)

Just minutes after Bryan Midgette purchased bullets at a Wal-Mart store in Pottstown, Pa., on Aug. 30, 1999, he chased down his wife, Marsha, an employee of the store, and shot her in the head before turning the gun on himself and committing suicide. Now Marsha Midgette has filed suit against the Arizona-based Wal-Mart chain, claiming it could have prevented the attack by implementing a policy to protect its employees from spousal abuse. Attorney Louis Aurely III of... (

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