A woman slipped and fell due to liquid on the floor near one of the cash registers at a her local Publix supermarket. She acquired over $70,000 in medical bills due to undergoing a percutaneous discectomy as a result of the slip and fall.
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The defense's billing expert testified that the medical bills should not have exceeded more than $12,000 and the CME doctor for Publix stated the victim was faking pain during his examination. The jury clearly rejected their statements and decided to award the plaintiff $71,688 for medical expenses, 31,000 for pain and suffering, and $100,000 for future medical expenses.