Defense Verdict in Costco Battery Case
Walls v. Costco, Multnomah County Case No. 14CV13139
Plaintiff Walls was attempting to exit Costco after shopping. A Costco employee placed his hand on Walls’ cart and asked to see his receipt, pursuant to the terms of Costco’s membership conditions. After a verbal exchange, Walls grabbed the Costco employee by his shirt collar and shoved him into a pillar several feet away. Another employee witnessed the altercation and kicked Walls’ feet out from under him, causing him to fall to the floor. Walls alleged that Costco unlawfully detained him against his will and then committed a battery . . .
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