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A DeKalb County judge refused to order a new trial in the case of a young man awarded nearly $70 million last year after being shot and paralyzed at a Moreland Avenue Kroger store but did shave more than $8 million off the judgment over what he deemed inflated future medical expenses.

Kroger, which had asked for a new trial or judgment despite the verdict, last week filed a notice that it will appeal the ruling by State Court Judge Wayne Purdom that left the lion’s share of the award in place. 

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Greg Land

Greg Land covers topics including verdicts and settlements and insurance-related litigation for the Daily Report in Atlanta.

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