After brutally beating a man with his Nike Jordan shoes, a pimp fileda $100 million lawsuit against Nike for not providing a warning labelthat their shoes could be used as a dangerous weapon.
In June,Sirgiorgio Sanford Clardy, 26, or Portland, Ore., repeatedly stomped onthe face of a client with his Jordan shoes when the man refused to payClardy's prostitute. The man required stitches and plastic surgery afterthe beating, The Oregonian reports.
Thenewspaper reports that the jury also found Clardy guilty of robbing theman and beating the 18-year-old woman he forced to work as hisprostitute; her injuries were so severe that she bled from her ears.
Clardy,who is representing himself, is asking a Multnomah County judge toorder Nike to put warning labels on all their "potentially dangerousNike and Jordan merchandise."
Clardy handwrote a three-pagecomplaint from the Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution in Pendletonwhere he is incarcerated, the newspaper reports.
The complaintsays that Nike "failed to warn of risk or to provide an adequate warningor instruction" that their shoes are a "potentially dangerous product."