Man Claims Casino Responsible for Amputated Foot

Written by:
Jagajeet Chiba
Published on:
Feb/17/2019

Howard Thompson claims that the sun deck at Harrah's Casino in Philadelphia is responsible for partially cooking his foot, resulting in an amputation.


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The 50-year-old suffers from diabetic neuropathy, which causes loss of sensation in the feet.  Thompson said he didn't realize how bad a sun burn he had gotten back in 2012.   Before assuming this is simply a case of failing to apply proper sunscreen and laying out for too long a period, a building consultant Thompson hired to help his legal case concluded that the pavers were so hot — 137 deg F according to tests run by consultant Mark Meshulam, that Thompson’s foot was literally cooked. In comparison, a medium rare hamburger is about 140 deg F.  “The massive concrete pavers... cooked his feet at a temperature that would produce a steak done medium, except that the steak would be taken off the burner after a few minutes, while Mr. Thompson’s feet were exposed to the heat for a far longer duration,” Meshulam wrote.  Read More Here

- Jagajeet Chiba, Gambling911.com

 

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