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$1.3M awarded to woman who fell, lost sight

Plaintiff says bagging area of store had hazardous mat, but time-lapse cameras couldn't show events

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A Clayton County State Court jury awarded $1.3 million to a woman who lost sight in her left eye after she fell into the bagging station of a grocery store. "The case came down to whether or not the jury actually believed she tripped over the floor mat," said plaintiff's lawyer Shone Broadnax (above) of Broadnax & Martin in Morrow.

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