Jury Awards $2.3 Million In Slip and Fall Case Involving Kroger Groceries.

In addition to all the regular steps companies need to take to run a successful business such as a grocery store or bar, including hiring responsible employees and keeping a steady supply of products, customer safety is paramount. Negligent maintenance of a business premises can create dangerous conditions, which in turn pose a threat of personal injury to innocent consumers. In such a situation, it would be wise to contact an expert personal injury attorney at 617-787-3700.

In May 2008, Craig Walters was shopping at Korger, a large grocery store chain. While ordering from the deli, Mr. Walters slipped on some fruit that was on the floor. As a result, Mr. Walters sustained a serious spinal cord injury, which required surgery and multiple rods to be placed into his spine. Not only were these surgeries expensive, but Mr. Walters was unable to work for a long period of time after the fall.

Mr. Walters subsequently filed a lawsuit in Gwinett County, Georgia, claiming damages for lost wages and for medical expenses. Although initial video evidence did not show that the fall had occurred, lawyers for Mr. Walters eventually discovered that the store had intentionally gotten rid of crucial video tape after the fall. In part due to this apparent effort to deceive the Court, a Gwinett County jury awarded Mr. Walters $2.3 million in damages. Walters was represented by Attorney Lloyd N. Bell of the Bell Law Firm.

If you or a loved one has been injured as a result of a slip and fall, you may be entitled to significant monetary relief. Act now and contact an expert slip and fall attorney here at the Law Offices of Gilbert R. Hoy Jr, and Affiliates to discuss your potential claim. Call our Boston injury attorneys today at 617-787-3700 or email us at info@gilhoylaw.com for your free and private consultation. Your needs are our top priority!

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