Nike Jordan shoes were used in the attack. Photo Getty
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
In June, 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.
The 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.
Clardy, 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.
The complaint says that Nike "failed to warn of risk or to
provide an adequate warning or instruction" that their shoes
are a "potentially dangerous product."