$254,000 verdict in Slip & Fall case

Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine. In this slip and fall accident, plaintiff suffered personal injury when she fell on a wet, slippery floor at defendant K-Mart’s store. Defendant’s employee was mopping water on floor and failed to post a warning notice. Plaintiff sustained pain and suffering of a broken kneecap. Plaintiff incurred $22,000 in medical bills. Prior to trial settlement offer was $40,000.