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Elderly Woman Sues Apple After Walking Into Its Glass Doors

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Glass doors can be tricky, especially when it's a hot summer day and you're just trying to walk outside to your porch and then bam—you walk right into it. 83-year-old Evelyn Paswell had a similar incident, although hers involved walking into the glass doors of the Apple store in Manhasset. She's suing the company for $1 million, and argues that Apple should have markings on their doors to make it clear that they are, in fact, doors. Her lawyer says: "Apple wants to be cool and modern and have the type of architecture that would appeal to the tech crowd. But on the other hand, they have to appreciate the danger that this high-tech modern architecture poses to some people."

But here's where things get sticky, literally. Gothamist reports that the store now has white strips on its facade, and her lawyer claims that at the time of the incident there were no stickers. However, an earlier photo shows that on October of 2011, the store did have markings, and Passwell's incident occurred in December. In other news, Paswell says that her eyesight is just fine, and that she still drives a car. Hopefully, just not near any glass Apple stores.
· Grandma Sues Apple After Walking Into Store's Glass Door [Gothamist]
· ‘Pane’ & suffering at the Apple Store [NYP]
· FYI: Granny Who Walked Into Apple Store Door Still Drives [Gothamist]

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