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A Gwinnett County judge determined that Kroger destroyed and manipulated evidence in a fall by Craig Walters.
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Douglasville resident Craig Walters, 49, received an award of $2,365,238.40 after a Gwinnett County judge determined that Kroger destroyed and manipulated evidence. A jury awarded Walters the money Jan. 27 based on an incident that happened in May 2008 while he was shopping at the Kroger grocery store on Ridge Road in Douglasville. “We are very pleased with the jury’s verdict,” Walters' lead attorney, Lloyd N. Bell, said in a news release. “Before this incident, Mr. Walters was a longtime, loyal customer of Kroger. But loyalty runs both ways, and it was only after Kroger refused to be held accountable for its negligence that Mr. Walters had to resort to a lawsuit.” According to that news release from the Bell Law Firm, Walters slipped on …