Mary kay sues dating service
Ridley “brutally stabbed [Beckman] 10 times with a knife about her head, face and upper body, until the overwhelming force he applied to the stabbing caused the knife to break,” according to court documents.A neighbor found Beckman and she was rushed to the hospital where she endured multiple surgeries over several weeks.responded to the lawsuit, saying that it was absurd.“What happened to Mary Kay Beckman is horrible but this lawsuit is absurd.The many millions of people who have found love on and other online dating sites know how fulfilling it is.The 50-year-old woman from Las Vegas met Wade Riley on in September 2010 and dated Riley for only eight days before endeding the relationship.
A woman in Las Vegas has filed a lawsuit against online dating service Match. He was being held as a murder suspect before he committed suicide in jail. A Las Vegas woman who was severely beaten by a man she met through Match.Mary Kay Beckman is seeking million in damages after her match, Wade Ridley, hid in her garage and then stabbed her ten times before kicking her in the head. Beckman has had to have several corrective surgeries following the attack. Like other online dating sites, does not do crimininal background checks on its users, although it does check members agains the sexual offender registry. Ridley did not have a criminal record at the time he was on the service. The suit raises some pointed questions about the legal protections of websites and just how culpable they are for the actions of their members. We’ve reached out to for a statement and will update when we hear back.The lawsuit hinges on the argument that online dating is inherently unsafe, and that should come with a warning label notifying users of the potential dangers of meeting strangers online. Beckman is asking for a disclaimer to be appended to the site. Update: provided Betabeat with the following statement:“What happened to Mary Kay Beckman is horrible, but this lawsuit is absurd.And while that doesn't make what happened in this case any less awful, this is about a sick, twisted individual with no prior criminal record, not an entire community of men and women looking to meet each other."In her suit Beckman says the tips posted on the site do not go far enough and the company needs to overtly warn users of potential dangers. You may now see our list and photos of women who are in your area and meet your preferences.