Friday, March 04, 2011

Woman sues TV station over lottery numbers error

A Fort Lee, Nj, woman who says your woman thought fortune had smiled on her that has a $250,000 winner in the 2009 Mega Millions attracting is suing WABC-TV for allegedly televison broadcasting the wrong winning numbers and leaving her ravaged when she discovered the girl had won nothing.

Rakel Daniele is trying to find $75,000 in problems from WABC-TV, U . s . Broadcasting Co., the Walt Disney Co. and an unidentified "Jane Doe" in the lawsuit that was transferred to federal District Court throughout Newark last week by state Superior Court throughout Hackensack.

Daniele's lawyer, Evan Baker, did not really return several calls with Thursday and Friday looking for comment.

James Altieri, this Florham Park attorney symbolizing ABC and Disney, said it is "the company's insurance policy not to comment in pending litigation."

According for you to Daniele's lawsuit, WABC-TV, the ABC network station in New You are able to, broadcast the winning numbers 1, 2, 3, 5 and 5, with the particular mega ball 12, with the multistate Mega Millions lotto on June 19, last year.

Daniele held a drawing ticket with the amounts 1, 2, 3, 5 and 5, with the particular mega ball 6, the lawsuit says.

Despite the truth that the numbers WABC-TV broadcast were incorrect, the suit asserts, the item compounded Daniele's alleged discomfort by "negligently, carelessly, recklessly and/or deliberately" rebroadcasting the erroneous amounts the next day.

The right Mega Millions numbers regarding June 19, 2009, were being 4, 9, 12, 07 and 46, with any mega ball of 48, according to the Super Millions website.

Daniele ended up being under the impression which she had won $250,000 as due to the broadcast, the suit states, adding that the lady was "severely damaged" by simply relying on the "false and incorrect" lottery benefits.

The company should have known the numbers were being incorrect, the suit claims.

The broadcast and rebroadcast of the wrong Mega Millions numbers went "outside of all possible bounds connected with decency, and were atrocious, and utterly intolerable in a civilized community," it claims.