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Target Slip-And-Fall Plaintiff Wins Mostly Blame, Little Money

Law360, New York (July 20, 2015, 4:49 PM EDT) -- A Florida federal jury on Friday found that Target Corp.'s negligence was a factor in a Miami woman's slip-and-fall accident at one of its stores, but assigned the lion's share of the blame to her, leaving the plaintiff with a $12,000 award that is significantly short of the big box retailer's earlier proposal to settle her suit for $100,000. 

The jury returned the verdict after a four-day trial, assigning 90 percent of the blame for the 2012 accident to plaintiff Elvia Hernandez, who had filed her...
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Case Information

Case Title

Hernandez v. Target Corporation

Case Number



Florida Southern

Nature of Suit

P.I.: Other


Kathleen M. Williams

Date Filed

March 21, 2014


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