Target Corporation, as well as a mechanical door manufacturer, have agreed to pay $7 million to an elderly woman injured when an automatic door at the Target store malfunctioned and knocked her down causing a brain injury.
According to court documents, as Plaintiff , Claire Putman as was entering the Target store, the door malfunctioned and closed before she had maneuvered through the entry. Putman, a petite, elderly woman, hit her head when she fell to the ground. Then, her head was hit a 2nd time by the door when it continued to open and close.
Putman was rushed to the Hospital and diagnosed with a subdural hematoma. As a result, she has suffered brain damage that has left her with some cognitive deficits and must live in a nursing home.
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