Store's $250K Surveillance System To Prevent Lawsuits?

This grocery store in NJ put in a $350,000 system to guard against slip and fall lawsuits.

Says the owner: "We have almost every nook and cranny videotaped." He says the store has 69 cameras and "five or six" DVRs. His justification is that no cameras = lawsuits = raised prices. So the cameras will help keep prices low and give them extra money to put into beautifying the store. The store is featured as part of a campaign by and organization called Faces of Lawsuit Abuse.

My question: How often have you heard of lawsuit defense being a primary reason for a project?

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