Edith Packman, the wife of Eddy Packman of Bridgeport has filed a lawsuit in district court over an incident that took place last Friday at the Big Buy department store on 7th St. (See story in earlier edition of CHANNEL 1 NEWS) In the lawsuit she is claiming the department store is at fault for allowing it's escalator to malfunction, causing her husband to be trapped midway between floors.
"He hasn't been the same since," Mrs. Packman was quoted as saying. "He won't use the stairs at home now and has to sleep on the love seat, which I hate. I am beside myself because I can't get him to come upstairs to bed. I'm tired of sleeping alone and will also sue for loss of affection!"
|Edith Packman says she's beside |
herself because she can't get her
husband to come upstairs to bed.
I'm starved for his affection.
|Surveillance photo of woman tampering|
with the escalator electrical box.
CHANNEL 1 NEWS will follow this story into the courtroom if necessary. As for the escalator in question, it has carried hundreds of riders without incident since being re-started last Friday.