Man Sues Walmart For Alleged Luggage Mishap In Boca Store


BOCA RATON, FL ( — Stuart Freilich apparently had an unfortunate luggage mishap in the  Boca Raton Walmart (441 and Palmetto Park Road) that has lead him to sue the mega chain.

In a filing obtained by, Freilich alleges that “unbeknownst to the plaintiff, one or more of the component pieces of shelving was broken and/or in a state of disrepair, and, as Plaintiff attempted to access a travel bag, a loose and broken strip of metal, along with multiple travel bags, fell onto him, causing him to sustain injuries.”

Among Freilich’s claims:

“Plaintiff suffered bodily injury and resulting pain and suffering, disability, loss of capacity for the enjoyment of life, expense of hospitalization, medical and nursing care and treatment. These losses are either permanent or continuing in nature, and Plaintiff will suffer these damages in the future.”

The lawsuit seeks in excess of $15,000 — the statutory bottom limit for filing in circuit court.

Attorney Robert Dixon, of Miami, represents Freilich.


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