Red Dirt RubyConf 2011

  • Keynote
    Aaron Patterson
    Open source contributions include:
    ARel, Nokogiri, and Mechanize
    Aaron Patterson - AT&T Interactive
  • Keynote
    Dr Nic Williams
    Open source contributions include:
    Hudson.rb, RoR Textmate Bundle, and ChocTop
    Dr Nic Williams - Engine Yard
  • Conference Themes
    nike shoes 30 dollars
    Man sues Nike after nike id injuring knee while playing basketball A 24 year old South Lyon man has filed a lawsuit against Nike, Inc. claiming faulty sneakers contributed to a knee injury sustained while playing basketball at a Salem Township nike sb shoes church gymnasium. Brett Gaudreau filed the suit in the Washtenaw County Trial Court July 18, records show. The suit says that Gaudreau received a pair of NIKE Shox Deliver shoes as a gift in Decemeber 2011. On April 8, 2012, Gaudreau was wearing the shoes while playing in a pick up basketball game at Salem Bible Church, said his attorney, Mark F. Miller of Mount Clemens. While playing, of the columns supporting the heel of the left shoe detached from the insole and caused Gaudreau knee to give out, which tore the anterior cruciate ligament, meniscus and cartilage, according to the lawsuit. suffered a pretty bad injury, Miller said. Gaudreau played high school sports and was in good physical shape at the time of the injury, which required reconstructive surgery and kept Gaudreau from working his construction job, his attorney said. The suit lists three counts of negligence. raised a number of allegations in the complaint about the design and manufacture of the shoe, nike net worth Miller said. The suit claims the shoes were not safe and were perhaps not properly tested or inspected. In addition to the knee injury, Gaudreau suffered permanent scarring, humiliation and embarrassment. The suit seeks damages in excess of $25,000, the minimum amount needed for the case to be heard in circuit court. Nike representatives did not return phone calls. There were no court dates yet scheduled. Miller said he wasn't sure if Nike had even been served with the lawsuit yet. should have poured hot coffee in his lap and sued McDonalds while he was at it . myth of Million Dollar Cup Of Coffee lives on. The fact is that the courts do a pretty decent job of sorting these things out. The 79 year old woman who was burned by a way too hot cup of coffee spent over a week in the hospital receiving skin grafts, and underwent a couple of years of medical treatment afterwards. Yes, the jury didn like McDonald arrogant attitude and refusal to settle, and the jury then copped an attitude. The final settlement was confidential, but it wasn for much more than medical costs. But the myth of Million Dollar Cup Of Coffee, perpetuated by Talk Radio and others, has made that case one of the best things that ever happened to the insurance industry. Nicholas, are you telling me you dont own a single piece of clothing made by someone in another country that may or may not have the same labor practices and wages as ours, or that you have never purchased said piece of clothing for someone else as a gift or present? How about your phone? Do you have one of those made in the USA phones? You were hoping Michigan was suing Addidas? Kepp hoping and wishing for your sweat shop free only people who ride bike utopia! Reality is cleary distorted for some!