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Menard Inc. says it's not liable in a lawsuit brought by a customer injured by a falling box at the Rapid City store.

Donna Ferrigno says she suffered permanent injuries because Menard's employees were negligently stocking shelves with a forklift and toppled several boxes into a toy aisle. Ferrigno was hit by one of the boxes in 2014 and suffered injuries to her left arm and shoulder.

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The Argus Leader reports Menard's says Ferrigno is not entitled to damages because she assumed a risk and was also negligent.

Menard Inc., headquartered in Eau Claire, Wis., successfully had the case moved from state to federal court. It's asking a federal judge to dismiss the lawsuit.

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