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Woman Sues Live Nation Over Splinters From Broken Bench

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Franklin Lakes, New Jersey (My9NJ) - Linda Vanston of Franklin Lakes, New Jersey is a huge fan of British Indian pop singer Engelbert Humperdinck. So, three years ago she went on a trip to see the legendary British crooner. Her lawyer, Rosemarie Arnold, said that it’s during that trip that she sat down on a wooden bench and ended up getting splinters in her butt and legs.

“She feels a burning stinging pain in both of her legs, and she stands up and realizes that the wood on the bench is broken so that there are shards of wood sticking out. And she got thousands of splinters in her legs,” she explained.

Now Arnold says that her poor client is suffering from posterior pain to this day, and she’s got recent pictures to prove it.

“You can see that even three years later she has scars all over her legs, and she also has fresh wounds where the splinters are still coming out three years later. She receives injections on a weekly basis to assist the wood from coming out of her legs,” Arnold said.

Live Nation, the music venue and promotion giant that runs Old Westbury where the incident occurred, is the party being sued here. They have been contacted for comment but have not returned calls or emails at this time.

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