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Wal-Mart Reaches Settlement in Black Friday Trampling

Wal-Mart Reaches Settlement in Black Friday Trampling
Retail giant Wal-Mart will pay a combined $2 million to avoid criminal charges in the trampling death of a security guard last year. Under the settlement, Wal-Mart has agreed to improve safety procedures for its post-Thanksgiving sales, create a victims compensation fund and give $1.5 million to social services and nonprofit groups. Temporary security guard Jdimytai Damour died after thousands of shoppers crashed through a door on Black Friday crushing him.  Reuters, Reuters  05/06/2009
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