Photo: Multnomah Co. Sheriff's Office
After brutally beating a man with his Nike Jordan shoes, a pimp filed
a $100 million lawsuit against Nike for not providing a warning label
that their shoes could be used as a dangerous weapon.
Sirgiorgio Sanford Clardy, 26, or Portland, Ore., repeatedly stomped on
the face of a client with his Jordan shoes when the man refused to pay
Clardy's prostitute. The man required stitches and plastic surgery after
the beating, The Oregonian reports.
newspaper reports that the jury also found Clardy guilty of robbing the
man and beating the 18-year-old woman he forced to work as his
prostitute; her injuries were so severe that she bled from her ears.
who is representing himself, is asking a Multnomah County judge to
order Nike to put warning labels on all their "potentially dangerous
Nike and Jordan merchandise."
Clardy handwrote a three-page
complaint from the Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution in Pendleton
where he is incarcerated, the newspaper reports.
says that Nike "failed to warn of risk or to provide an adequate warning
or instruction" that their shoes are a "potentially dangerous product."