With over $200,000 in special damages for related medical bills and “lost” wages, and a specious claim that the Plaintiff lost his job because of his slip and fall injuries, an element of damages vigorously contested through every phase of the trial, this trial, and its ultimate defense verdict, hinged on several key factors. This trial again illustrates the necessity of remaining true throughout any trial to a few critical concepts to enable the jury to trust the “more likely than not” truths initially raised in your Opening Statement to the jury.