Jury awards woman injured by cart at Kroger's $2.7M

Published: Sunday, January 20, 2019 @ 10:10 PM

File photo.  (Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images)
File photo. (Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

A woman who was injured when a cart at a Kroger grocery store malfunctioned was awarded $2.7 million by a jury, lawyers said.

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Zula Wortham said she injured her knee and had to have surgery on her hip after a wheel popped off a shopping cart she was using Aug. 25, 2016, without warning at a Tennessee Kroger. 

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"A jury rendered a verdict (Friday) in favor of Mrs. Wortham, 91 years old now, and against Kroger for $2.7 million," lawyers for Wortham told FOX13Memphis.