Why is A Texas Man Suing Walmart? The statement emphasized that in 2021, a man named Jackson was falsely accused of shoplifting at a Walmart store in Omaha, Nebraska, because of his race. Jackson filed the complaint on his own without the help of an attorney. In addition to demanding $100 million in damages or free shopping for life, Jackson is also asking Walmart to cover his court costs.
Now a Texas man is seeking $100 million in damages from Walmart or unlimited shopping for life.
ARKANSAS – A Wascom, Texas man is trying to sue Walmart and seek $100 million in damages or “unlimited free lifetime shopping” at any store, claiming he was racially profiled. Wascom is located on the state line of Texas and Louisiana.
Roderick Jackson filed two complaints against Walmart in a district court in Arkansas — where Walmart is located — on Monday, NBC News reported. He alleged that in 2021 he was falsely accused of shoplifting at a Walmart in Omaha, Nebraska, based on his race. Jackson filed the complaint without an attorney.
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In addition to $100 million or free shopping for life, Jackson is asking Walmart to pay his court fees.
Jackson sued Walmart in 2021, alleging racial profiling and false shoplifting, according to NBC News. However, the suit was dismissed that year because Walmart was not properly served.
“The company said Mr. Jackson’s allegations closely resemble a lawsuit filed against them in 2021 that was later dismissed. They have announced their intention to defend themselves against these allegations if they are legally served and will urge the court to expeditiously dismiss any. claims with merit. This information was reported to NBC News.
In the initial lawsuit, Jackson originally sought $100 million in damages and “huge credits for future purchases.” However, he later amended the complaint, reducing the amount to $175 million. The amount is $175 million.