Top 100 Verdicts in the United States in 2013

Top 100 Verdicts in the United States in 2013We are pleased to present to you the list of Top 100 plaintiff's verdicts obtained in the United States in the year 2013. The list is comprised of various case types that were tried either in state or federal courts.

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1
Amount: $1,200,147,117
Attorneys: Freedman Boyd Hollander Goldberg Urias & Ward P.A.; Fine, Kaplan and Black, R.P.C.
Case: In Re Urethane Antitrust Litigation, D. Kansas, 04-1616-JWL
Type: Antitrust
2
Amount: $1,110,000,000
Attorneys: Wilkes & McHugh, P.A.
Case: Estate of Townsend v. Trans Healthcare Inc., Polk Co., Fla., Cir. Ct. 53-0009CA001025000000
Type: Nursing Homes
3
Amount: $1,002,000,000
Attorneys: Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP; O'Melveny & Myers LLP
Case: Lennar Corp. v. Briarwood Capital, Miami-Dade Co., Fla, Cir. Ct., 08-55741 CA 40
Type: Defamation
4
Amount: $816,716,018
Attorneys: Sher Leff LLP; NH DOJ, Office of the Attorney General
Case: State of New Hampshire v. Amerada Hess Corp., Merrimack Co., NH, Super. Ct. 03-C-0550
Type: Toxic Torts
5
Amount: $524,000,000
Attorneys: Eglet Wall Christian; Kemp, Jones & Coulthard, LLP
Case: Meyer v. Health Plan of Nevada Inc., Clark Co., Nev., Dist. Ct., 09A583799
Type: Indemnification
6
Amount: $290,456,793
Attorneys: Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP; Morrison & Foerster LLP
Case: Apple Inc. v. Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., N.D. Calif., 11-CV-01846-LHK
Type: Intellectual Property
7
Amount: $281,639,000
Attorneys: Hagood & Neumann; The Law Office of Ronald Rodriguez, P.C.
Case: Aguilar v. Heckmann Water Resources (CVR) Inc., Dimmit Co., Texas, Dist. Ct., 12-06-11697-DCVCLM
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident
8
Amount: $240,000,000
Attorneys: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Dallas
Case: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Hill Country Farms Inc., S.D. Iowa, 3:11-cv-00041
Type: Employment
9
Amount: $190,000,000
Attorneys: Weitz & Luxenberg P.C.
Case: Assenzio v. A.O. Smith Water Products Co., New York Co., N.Y. Sup. Ct., 19008/12
Type: Products Liability
10
Amount: $175,000,000
Attorneys: Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Case: Lesh v. Appriva Medical Inc., New Castle Co., Del., Super. Ct., C.A. No. 05C-05-218, C.A. No. 05C-11-208
Type: Breach of Contract
11
Amount: $172,704,600
Attorneys: McKool Smith
Case: ParkerVision, Inc. v. Qualcomm Inc., M.D. Fla., 3:11-cv-00719
Type: Intellectual Property
12
Amount: $166,000,000
Attorneys: Mazie Slater Katz & Freeman LLC
Case: Velesquez v. State of New Jersey, Camden Co., N.J., Super. Ct.
Type: Professional Negligence
13
Amount: $162,300,000
Attorneys: Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP; Susman Godfrey LLP
Case: In Re Vitamin C Antitrust Litigation, E.D.N.Y 1:06-md-01738-BMC-JO
Type: Antitrust
14
Amount: $150,750,000
Attorneys: Law Offices of Brian Brandt; Purcell Law
Case: Asam v. Ortiz, Los Angeles Co., Super. Ct., PC051705
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident
15
Amount: $142,478,112
Attorneys: Reese Gordon Marketos LLP
Case: Carduco Inc. v. Mercedes-Benz USA LLC, Cameron Co., Texas, Dist. Ct. 2011-DCL-3754
Type: Fraudulent Inducement
16
Amount: $130,000,000
Attorneys: Kramer, Dillof, Livingston & Moore
Case: Reilly v. Ninia, Suffolk Co., N.Y., Sup. Ct. 17904/03
Type: Medical Malpractice
17
Amount: $113,508,014
Attorneys: Locke Lord LLP; Ireland, Carroll & Kelley, P.C.
Case: Retractable Technologies Inc. v. Becton Dickinson and Co., 2:08-CV-00016-LED-RSP, E.D. Texas
Type: Intellectual Property
18
Amount: $104,860,500
Attorneys: Lavalle, Brown & Ronan, P.A.
Case: Doe v. Churchill, Palm Beach Co., Fla, Cir. Ct., 502010CA10344
Type: Sexual Assault
19
Amount: $100,000,000
Attorneys: Montero Law Center; Zebersky Payne LLP
Case: Amieiro v. Aerial Banners Inc., Broward Co., Fla., Cir. Ct., CACE 08000532
Type: Workplace Safety
20
Amount: $95,795,507
Attorneys: Nix, Patterson & Roach, LLP; Bracewell & Giuliani LLP
Case: Syntrix Biosystems Inc. v. Illumina Inc., W.D. Wash., 3:10-CV-05870-BHS
Type: Intellectual Property
21
Amount: $91,157,139
Attorneys: Schwartz & Shaw PLLC
Case: Union County Board of Education v. Union County Board of Commissioners, Union Co., N.C., Super. Ct., 13 CVS 2063
Type: Government
22
Amount: $90,357,776
Attorneys: John F.X. Costello & Associates, LLC; Ortman, Love & Huckabay
Case: Davis v. Prince George's County Board of Education, Prince George's Co., Md. , Cir. Ct., CAL12-03757
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident
23
Amount: $73,200,000
Attorneys: The Aamodt Law Firm; LandownerFirm
Case: Sikes v. Mehlburger Brawley Inc., Johnson Co., Okla., Dist. Ct., J-2008-192
Type: Toxic Torts
24
Amount: $73,015,915
Attorneys: King and Spalding
Case: Johnson Research & Development Co. v. Hasbro Inc.
Type: Breach of Contract
25
Amount: $70,034,383
Attorneys: Stroock & Stroock & Lavan; Potter Anderson & Corroon
Case: XpertUniverse Inc., v. Cisco Systems Inc., D. Del., 1:09-cv-00157-RGA
Type: Intellectual Property
26
Amount: $70,000,000
Attorneys: Fulbright & Jaworski; Pisanelli Bice
Case: Suen v. Las Vegas Sands Corp., Clark Co., Nev., Dist. Ct., A493744
Type: Breach of Contract
27
Amount: $70,000,000
Attorneys: McAndrews, Held & Malloy
Case: Stryker Corp. v. Zimmer Holdings Inc., W.D. Mich., 1:10-cv-01223-RJJ
Type: Intellectual Property
28
Amount: $63,000,000
Attorneys: Meehan, Boyle, Black & Bogdanow
Case: Reckis v. Johnson & Johnson, Plymouth Co., Mass., Super. Ct., PLCV2007-00064
Type: Products Liability
29
Amount: $58,500,000
Attorneys: Heard, Robins, Cloud & Black; Robert J. DeBry & Associates
Case: Estate of Udy v. Standard E&S, Sante Fe Co., N.M. Dist. Ct., D-101-CV-201100751
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident
30
Amount: $57,749,022
Attorneys: Law Offices of Fernando F. Chavez; Sayre & Levitt
Case: Chaj v. Kim, Los Angeles Co., Calif., Super. St., BC456361
Type: Negligence in Employment
31
Amount: $55,151,509
Attorneys: Gary A. Dordick, A Law Corporation; Law Offices of James S. Muller
Case: Steward v. Stratus Security Services Inc., San Bernardino Co., Calif,. Super. Ct., SCVSS145226
Type: Premises Liability
32
Amount: $55,000,000
Attorneys: McLaughlin & Lauricella
Case: Crowell v. St. Luke's Hospital-Bethlehem Campus, Lehigh Co., Pa., Ct. C.P., 2012-C-1224
Type: Medical Malpractice
33
Amount: $53,000,000
Attorneys: Martinez-Odom Law Group; Romano Law Group
Case: Robinson v. Ford Motor Co., Hillsborough Co., Fla., Cir. Ct., 05-CA-001729
Type: Products Liability
34
Amount: $52,080,450
Attorneys: Davidson Bowie Sanders; Blackmon & Blackmon
Case: Thrailkill v. Dorel Juvenile Group Inc., Hinds Co., Miss., Cir. Ct., 251-11-226
Type: Products Liability
35
Amount: $50,967,800
Attorneys: Joan A. Lukey and Dan Krockmalnic of Ropes & Gray
Case: Cornwell Entertainment, Inc. v. Anchin Block & Anchin, D. Mass., 1:09-cv-11708-GAO
Type: Breach of Fiduciary Duty
36
Amount: $50,000,000
Attorneys: Swanson Gardner
Case: Wuth v. Laboratory Corp. of America, King Co., Wash., Super. Ct., 10-2-43289-2-KNT
Type: Medical Malpractice
37
Amount: $48,839,752
Attorneys: Gruber, Hurst, Johansen, Hail & Shank
Case: Tary Network Ltd. V. Associated Air Center L.P., Dallas Co., Texas, Dist. Ct., DC-10-01620-1
Type: Breach of Contract
38
Amount: $47,400,000
Attorneys: Rochelle McCullough, LLP; Rice & Associates
Case: Equity Media Holdings Corp. v. Luken Communications. E.D. Ark., 4:11-cv-00386
Type: Fraud
39
Amount: $45,375,948
Attorneys: Brennan, Holden & Kavouklis
Case: Estate of Krupp v. Moore, Polk Co., Fla., Cir. Ct., 2010CA-006591
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident
40
Amount: $44,000,000
Attorneys: Jorge C. Borron
Case: Estate of Trapaga v. Cerrillo., Miami-Dade Co., Fla., Cir. Ct., 2005-18414-CA-15
Type: Wrongful Death
41
Amount: $43,119,167
Attorneys: The Gilbert Law Group; Langdon & Emison
Case: Heco v. Foster Motors Inc., Chittenden Co., Vt., Super. Ct. S 869-10 CnC
Type: Products Liability
42
Amount: $41,750,000
Attorneys: Koskoff, Koskoff & Bieder
Case: Munn v. Hotchkiss School, D. Conn., 3:09-cv-00919-SRU
Type: Negligent Supervision
43
Amount: $41,661,083
Attorneys: Kline & Specter
Case: Fortson v. Chestnut Hill Hospital, Philadelphia Co., Pa., Ct. C.P., 100400284
Type: Medical Malpractice
44
Amount: $41,604,280
Attorneys: Snell & Wilmer
Case: Pacific Coast Steel v. Hunt Irrevocable Trust, D. Nev., 2:09-cv-02190-KJD-PAL
Type: Breach of Contract
45
Amount: $40,500,000
Attorneys: The Alvarez Law Firm; Gordon & Doner
Case: Estate of Schoeff v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Broward Co. Cir. Ct., 2008-CV-022608(19)
Type: Products Liability
46
Amount: $40,250,000
Attorneys: Hare, Wynn, Newell & Newton
Case: Rush v. Kendrick, Jefferson Co., Ala., Cir. Ct., CV 11-902863-EAF
Type: Dram Shop
47
Amount: $39,313,065
Attorneys: U.S. Attorney's Office
Case: Drakeford v. Tuomey, D.S.C., 3:05-2858-MBS
Type: False Claims Act
48
Amount: $39,228,871
Attorneys: Cramer, Multhauf & Hammes; Cannon & Dunphy
Case: Wosinski v. Advance Cast Stone Co., Milwaukee Co., Wis., Cir. Ct., 11-CV-001003; 11-CV-001007; 12-CV-8327
Type: Premises Liability
49
Amount: $38,951,367
Attorneys: Farrise Firm
Case: Soto v. A Best Products Co., Los Angeles Co., Calif., Super. Ct., BC432930
Type: Products Liability
50
Amount: $38,614,587
Attorneys: Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger
Case: Myrick v. Catholic Healthcare West, San Francisco Co., Calif., Super. Ct., CGC-11-515329
Type: Medical Malpractice
51
Amount: $38,577,200
Attorneys: Kelley/Uustal
Case: Whyte V. Mangra, Broward Co., Fla. Cir. Ct., CACE090007837
Type: Medical Malpractice
52
Amount: $38,289,576
Attorneys: The Law Offices of Stephen R. Stern
Case: Leser v. U.S. Bank N.A., E.D.N.Y., 09-cv-02362
Type: Breacah of Contract
53
Amount: $38,000,000
Attorneys: Simon Greenstone Panatier Bartlett. PC; Kassel McVey
Case: Garvin v. Agco Corp., Richland Co., S.C., Cir. Ct., 2012-CP-4006675
Type: Products Liability
54
Amount: $37,851,741
Attorneys: Schlesinger Law Offices
Case: Estate of Grossman v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.; Broward Co., Fla., Cir. Ct., 2008-CV-025828
Type: Products Liability
55
Amount: $36,134,477
Attorneys: Foran Glennon Palandech Ponzi & Rudloff
Case: Arcelormittal Indiana Harbor Inc. v. Wesco International Inc., Allen Co., Ind., Super. Ct.
Type: Breach of Contract
56
Amount: $35,000,000
Attorneys: Law Offices of Michael Lawson Neff; Deitch & Rogers LLC
Case: Martin v. Six Flags Over Georgia II LP, Cobb Co., Ga., St. Ct. 09-A-04531-3
Type: Premises Liability
57
Amount: $35,000,000
Attorneys: Goldberg & Rosen
Case: Kirkpatrick v. Cypress, Miami-Dade Co., Fla., Cir. Ct., 2010-32791-CA-01
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident
58
Amount: $35,000,000
Attorneys: Weitz & Luxenberg
Case: Peraica v. A.O. Smith Water Products Co., N.Y. Sup. Ct., 190339/11
Type: Products Liability
59
Amount: $34,921,215
Attorneys: Dreyer, Babich, Buccola, Wood, Campora
Case: Hackett v. Silva Trucking Inc., Sacramento Co., Calif. Super. Ct., 2012-00128931
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident
60
Amount: $33,591,900
Attorneys: Jenner & Suggs
Case: Long v. Shelby County Healthcare Corp., Shelby Co., Tenn., Cir. Ct., 003764-07
Type: Medical Malpractice
61
Amount: $32,154,498
Attorneys: Provost Umphrey Law Firm
Case: Estate of Christopher v. Domino's Pizza, A192-970, Jefferson Co., Texas, Cir. Ct.
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident
62
Amount: $31,000,000
Attorneys: Dansker & Aspromonte Associates; Office of Jonathan D. Shramko
Case: Andino v. Mills, Bronx Co., N.Y., Sup. Ct., 26798/04
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident
63
Amount: $30,292,583
Attorneys: The Buzbee Law Firm
Case: Maravilla Homeowners' Association Inc. v. Hudak & Dawson Constructions Co. Inc., Galveston Co., Texas, Dist. Ct., 09CV1822
Type: Business Liability
64
Amount: $30,200,000
Attorneys: Stroock & Stroock & Lavan
Case: Tomita Technologies USA v. Nintendo Co. Ltd., S.D.N.Y., 1:11-cv-04256-JSR
Type: Intellectual Property
65
Amount: $30,000,000
Attorneys: Krupnick Campbell Malone Buser Slama Hancock Liberman
Case: Haughie v. Comprehensive Ob/Gyn, Palm Beach Co., Fla., Cir. Ct., 2008 CA 36889
Type: Medical Malpractice
66
Amount: $30,000,000
Attorneys: Lewis, Rice & Fingersh, L.C.
Case: Gori v. Schmickle, Polk Co., Mo., Cir. Ct., 12PO-CC00042
Type: Fraud
67
Amount: $29,000,000
Attorneys: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear
Case: KFx Medical Corp. v. Arthrex Inc., S.D. Calif., 3:11-cv-01698-DMS-BLM
Type: Intellectual Property
68
Amount: $28,600,000
Attorneys: Silver Golub & Teitell
Case: Farren v. Farren, Stamford-Norwalk, Conn., Jud. Dist. Super. Ct., FST-CV-1050133205
Type: Assault and Battery
69
Amount: $28,522,547
Attorneys: Robin Potter & Associates; Pearson, Randall & Schumacher
Case: Absher v. Momence Meadows Nursing Center Inc., C.D. Ill., 04-cv-02289
Type: Employment
70
Amount: $28,200,000
Attorneys: The Spence Law Firm
Case: Lompe v. Sunridge Investment, D. Wyo., 2:12-cv-000088-ABJ
Type: Toxic Torts
71
Amount: $28,007,000
Attorneys: Gismondi & Associates; McGrail and Racunas
Case: Trail v. Lesko, Alleghency Co., Pa., Ct. C.P., GD-10-017249
Type: Dram Shop
72
Amount: $28,000,000
Attorneys: Humphrey, Farrington & McClain
Case: Berger v. Copeland Compressor Corp., Laclede Co., Mo., Cir. Ct., 10LA-CC-00089
Type: Workplace Safety
73
Amount: $27,515,000
Attorneys: Waters, Kraus & Paul
Case: Panza v. Kelsey-Hayes Co., Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, Ct. C.P., CV-12-789009
Type: Products Liability
74
Amount: $27,500,000
Attorneys: Susman Godfrey; Heim, Payne & Chorush
Case: Two-Way Media v. AT&T Inc., W.D. Texas, 09-cv-00476-OLG
Type: Intellectual Property
75
Amount: $27,342,500
Attorneys: Kazan, McClain, Satterly & Greenwood
Case: Grigg v. Allied Packing And Supply Inc., Alameda Co., Calif., Super. Ct., RG12629580
Type: Products Liability
76
Amount: $27,088,944
Attorneys: Clement & Associates
Case: Boice v. Emeritus Corp., Sacramento Calif., Super. Ct., 2009-00063714
Type: Nursing Homes
77
Amount: $27,000,000
Attorneys: Riggs Abney Neal Tupen Orbison & Lewis Inc.; The Law Firm of Ted. B. Lyon & Associates
Case: C&H Pipeline Construction Co., v. Enterprise Products Operating, CJ-2010-00446, Washington Co., Okla., Dist. Ct.
Type: Workplace Safety
78
Amount: $26,630,388
Attorneys: Doyle Law; Law Offices of Michels & Lew
Case: Sutherland v. 3M Co., Los Angeles Co., Cailf., Super Ct., BC486980
Type: Products Liability
79
Amount: $26,183,000
Attorneys: Simon Greenstone Panatier Bartlett, PC
Case: Estate of Becker v. Avco Corp., King Co., Wash., Super. Ct., 10-2-26593-7 SEA
Type: Products Liability
80
Amount: $26,082,019
Attorneys: Aviation Law Group
Case: McKnight v. Catholic Healthcare West, Kern Co., Calif., Super. Ct., S-1500-CV-269628-SPC
Type: Medical Malpractice
81
Amount: $26,000,000
Attorneys: Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein
Case: Estate of LaSard v. R.J. Reynold Tobacco Co., M.D. Fla., 3:09-cv-13723-MMH-JBT
Type: Products Liability
82
Amount: $25,927,183
Attorneys: Morgan & Morgan
Case: Brink v. Pereles, Osceola Co., Fla., Cir. Ct., 2010 CA 001925
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident
83
Amount: $25,000,000
Attorneys: Anderson & Associates
Case: Aziz v. Jack in the Box Eastern Division L.P., St. Louis Co., Mo., Cir. Ct. 1122-CC00629
Type: Premises Liability
84
Amount: $25,000,000
Attorneys: Slocumb Law Firm
Case: Bence v. Golden, Lee Co., Ala., Cir. Ct., CV-12-900-203
Type: Sexual Assault
85
Amount: $25,000,000
Attorneys: Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys; Hilliard Munoz Gonzales LLP
Case: Davila v. Corpus Assets L.P., Nueces Co., Texas, Ct. at Law No. 1, 10-60874-1
Type: Workplace Safety
86
Amount: $25,000,000
Attorneys: Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen
Case: Denton v. Chu, Hampton City, Va., Cir. Ct., CL12-94
Type: Medical Malpractice
87
Amount: $25,000,000
Attorneys: Owen, Owen, Patterson & Owen
Case: Gomez v. Aguirre, Riverside Co., Calif. Super. Ct., RIC 1112097
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident
88
Amount: $25,000,000
Attorneys: Stratton Faxon
Case: Gordils v. State of Connecticut, Bridgeport, Conn., Super. Ct., FBT-CV-10-6011845S
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident
89
Amount: $24,863,000
Attorneys: Barnes & Thornburg LLP
Case: Command Technology Inc. v. Lockheed Martin Corp., Montgomery Co., Md., Cir. Ct., 363431-V
Type: Unfair Competition
90
Amount: $24,813,260
Attorneys: Kramer, Dillof, Livingston & Moore
Case: Sence v. Atoynatan, Kings Co., N.Y., Sup. Ct., 3172/08
Type: Medical Malpractice
91
Amount: $24,430,000
Attorneys: Lubin & Meyer PC
Case: Xu v. Willett, Suffolk Co., Mass., Co. Super Ct., SUCV2007-03157
Type: Medical Malpractice
92
Amount: $23,780,000
Attorneys: Gray Plant Mooty
Case: Relco v. Keller, Kandiyohi Co., Minn., Dist. Ct., 34-CV-11-396
Type: Intellectual Property
93
Amount: $21,880,620
Attorneys: Stevenson & Murray
Case: Perkins v. Lakewood Engineering & Manufacturing Co., Cook Co., Ill., Cir. Ct., 09-L-004968
Type: Products Liability
94
Amount: $21,869,102
Attorneys: Conway & Conway; Paula A. Bierley
Case: Thompson v. Forcht Bank, Jefferson Co., Ky., Cir. Ct., 11-Cl-4347
Type: Fraud
95
Amount: $21,798,447
Attorneys: Kokozian Law Firm, APC; Shegerian & Associates, Inc.
Case: Rodriguez v. Valley Vista Services Inc., Los Angeles Co., Calif., Super. Ct., BC473793
Type: Employment
96
Amount: $21,726,231
Attorneys: Grassini, Wrinkle & Johnson
Case: Esparza v. Polaris Industries Inc., Los Angeles Co., Calif. Super. Ct., BC429211, BC429478
Type: Products Liability
97
Amount: $21,565,000
Attorneys: Lackey Hershman, LLP
Case: Highland Capital Management L.P. v. RBC Capital Markets, Dallas Co., Texas, Dist. Ct.
Type: Breach of Contract
98
Amount: $20,251,963
Attorneys: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Tampa; Patrice A. Pucci
Case: United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Four Amigos Travel Inc., M.D. Fla., 8:11-cv-1163-T-26MAP
Type: Employment
99
Amount: $20,178,000
Attorneys: Kwok Daniel Ltd, LLP
Case: Delgado v. Oiltanking Holdings Americas Inc., Harris Co., Texas, Dist. Ct., 201232487
Type: Workplace Safety
100
Amount: $20,026,366
Attorneys: Lipsig, Shapey, Manus & Moverman, PC
Case: Bajramaj v. Ciminello Industrial Property Associates, LLC, et al., Bronx Co., N.Y.
Type: Workplace Safety

 

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