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Posecai v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Citation:752 So.2d 762 (1999)
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Shirley Posecai (Plaintiff) was robbed at gunpoint while in the Sam’s Club (Defendant) parking lot. A security guard was posted inside of the Defendant’s store, but did not see the incident and testified that no similar incident had occurred during his nine years working there. The Plaintiff sued the Defendant for negligently failing to provide sufficient security in the parking lot, and introduced evidence that three crimes had taken place in the parking lot in the past nine years.
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