Top 100 Verdicts in the United States in 2014

Top 100 Verdicts in the United States in 2014We are pleased to present to you the list of top 100 plaintiff's verdicts obtained in the United States in the year 2014. The list is comprised of various case types that were tried either in state or federal courts.

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1
Amount: $23,640,612,741
Attorneys: Willie Gary, Glenn Crickenberger of Gary, Williams, Parenti & Watson
Case: Estate of Johnson v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
Type: Wrongful Death; Products Liability
2
Amount: $9,001,475,000
Attorneys: Richard Arsenault of Neblett, Beard & Arsenault; Paul Pennock of Weitz & Luxenberg; Mark Lanier of The Lanier Law Firm
Case: Allen v. Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America Inc.
Type: Personal Injury; Products Liability
3
Amount: $914,632,433
Attorneys: Michael Lynn, Christoper Akin of Lynn & Tillotson
Case: Energy Transfer Partners L.P. v. Enterprise Products Partners L.P.
Type: Breach of Fiduciary Duty
4
Amount: $525,000,000
Attorneys: Nicholas Gravante, George Carpinello of Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP
Case: Harman v. Trinity Industries Inc.
Type: False Claims Act
5
Amount: $466,774,783
Attorneys: Joseph Re, Jon Gurka of Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear
Case: Masimo Corp. v. Philips Electronics North America Corp.
Type: Intellectual Property
6
Amount: $393,600,000
Attorneys: Nicholas Groombridge, Catherine Nyarady of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
Case: Edwards Lifesciences LLC v. Medtronic CoreValve LLC
Type: Intellectual Property
7
Amount: $309,348,867
Attorneys: David Kiernan, Edward Bennett of Williams & Connolly
Case: Mirowski Family Ventures LLC v. Boston Scientific Corp.
Type: Breach of Contract
8
Amount: $283,000,000
Attorneys: Charles Verhoeven of Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan
Case: ViaSat Inc. v. Space Systems/Loral, Inc.
Type: Intellectual Property
9
Amount: $248,106,668
Attorneys: John Bohyer of Bohyer, Erickson, Beaudette & Tranel
Case: Estate of Olson v. Hyundai Motor Co.
Type: Wrongful Death; Products Liability
10
Amount: $185,872,720
Attorneys: Lawrance Bohm of Bohm Law Group; Charles Moore of Charles Moore
Case: Juarez v. AutoZone Stores Inc.
Type: Employment
11
Amount: $172,381,728
Attorneys: Thomas Moore of Kramer, Dillof, Livingston & Moore
Case: Applewhite v. AccuHealth Inc.
Type: Personal Injury; Medical Malpractice
12
Amount: $156,000,000
Attorneys: R. Paul Yetter of Yetter Coleman; Mo Taherzadeh of Taherzadeh Law Firm
Case: MM Steel L.P. v. Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co.
Type: Antitrust
13
Amount: $131,216,325
Attorneys: Daniel Johnson, Michael Lyons of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius
Case: Alfred E. Mann Foundation For Scientific Research v. Cochlear Corp.
Type: Intellectual Property
14
Amount: $128,600,000
Attorneys: C. Russell Georgeson of Georgeson, Belardinelli & Noyes; Phillip Baker of Baker, Keener & Nahra
Case: Grow Land & Water LLC v. McCarthy Family Farms Inc.
Type: Breach of Contract
15
Amount: $124,260,000
Attorneys: Robert J. Mongeluzzi, Andrew R. Duffy of Saltz Mongeluzzi Barrett & Bendesky PC
Case: Estate of Gregory v. Robb
Type: Wrongful Death; Assault and Battery
16
Amount: $119,625,000
Attorneys: Harold McElhinny of Morrison & Foerster; William Lee of Wilmer Culter Pickering Hale and Dorr
Case: Apple Inc. v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Type: Intellectual Property
17
Amount: $111,081,833
Attorneys: James Allen, David Semelsberger of Endeman, Lincoln, Turek & Heater
Case: Andrade v. MHC Operating L.P.
Type: Breach of Contract
18
Amount: $106,700,000
Attorneys: Michael Johnson, Natalie Clayton of Alston & Bird, LLP; John Michael Vazquez of Critchley, Kinum & Vazquez
Case: Mylan Inc. v. SmithKline Beecham Corp.
Type: Breach of Contract
19
Amount: $105,000,000
Attorneys: Howard Pollack, Frank Scherkenbach of Fish & Richardson
Case: Power Integrations Inc. v. Fairchild Semiconductor International Inc.
Type: Intellectual Property
20
Amount: $103,000,000
Attorneys: George Anderson, Daniel Newlin of Dan Newlin and Partners
Case: Sampson v. Mosby
Type: Personal Injury; Assault
21
Amount: $100,000,000
Attorneys: Crawford McGivaren, Annette Kinderman Cabaniss of Johnston, Gardner, Dumas & O'Neal
Case: O'Neal Steel Inc. v. Worldwide Steel Unlimited Inc.
Type: Fraud
22
Amount: $97,500,000
Attorneys: W. Mullins McLeod, James Bernice Moore of McLeod Law Group
Case: Estate of Reeves v. Town of Cottageville
Type: Wrongful Death; Excessive Force
23
Amount: $90,500,000
Attorneys: Moshe Maimon, Leah Kagan of Levy Konigsberg LLP
Case: Koshinsky v. Anova Holdings AG
Type: Wrongful Death; Asbestos
24
Amount: $85,000,000
Attorneys: Gregory Dovel, Jeff Eichmann of Dovel & Luner
Case: SimpleAir Inc. v. Google Inc.
Type: Intellectual Property
25
Amount: $81,820,000
Attorneys: Jeremy Margolis of Loeb & Loeb; Robert Andalman of A&G Law
Case: Empress Casino Joliet Corp. v. John Johnston
Type: Racketeering
26
Amount: $75,543,527
Attorneys: David Deehl of Deehl PLLC
Case: Mosley v. Lloyd
Type: Personal Injury; Motor Vehicle Accident
27
Amount: $73,465,000
Attorneys: Tim Goss of Freese & Goss; David P. Matthews of Matthews & Associates
Case: Salazar v. Lopez
Type: Personal Injury; Products Liability
28
Amount: $70,861,113
Attorneys: Jennifer Alesio, Gilbert Purcell of Brayton Purcell
Case: Whalen v. John Crane Inc.
Type: Personal Injury; Asbestos
29
Amount: $70,100,000
Attorneys: Doug Scribner, Daniel Norris of Alston & Bird, LLP
Case: Mohawk Industries Inc. v. Arizona Chemical Co. LLC
Type: Breach of Contract
30
Amount: $69,673,907
Attorneys: Aaron Tobin of Anderson Tobin; Bruce Claycombe of Geary, Porter & Donovan
Case: Wheeler v. Payson Petroleum Inc.
Type: Breach of Contract
31
Amount: $67,383,673
Attorneys: Randi McGinn, Kathy Love of McGinn, Carpenter, Montoya and Love
Case: Sowards v. Las Cruces Medical Center LLC
Type: Conspiracy
32
Amount: $62,060,086
Attorneys: Benedict Morelli, Adam Deutsch of Morelli Alters Ratner PC
Case: Lin v. Hutch Realty Partners, LLC
Type: Personal Injury; Workplace Safety
33
Amount: $62,000,000
Attorneys: Ira Newman, Edward Sanocki of Sanocki, Newman & Turret, LLP; Sanford Rubenstein, Scott Rynecki of Rubenstein & Rynecki
Case: Galette v. Byrne
Type: Personal Injury; Medical Malpractice
34
Amount: $60,700,000
Attorneys: Charles Cantine, Jason Sobel of Stroock & Stroock & Lavan
Case: Pods Enterprises, Inc. v. U-Haul International Inc.
Type: Intellectual Property
35
Amount: $60,000,000
Attorneys: Anthony La Rocco, Charles Rysavy of K&L Gates LLP
Case: Avaya Inc. v. Telecom Labs Inc.
Type: Antitrust
36
Amount: $57,947,402
Attorneys: Gregory Rizio, Darren Pirozzi of Rizio & Nelson
Case: Herman v. Cardiel
Type: Personal Injury; Motor Vehicle Accident
37
Amount: $55,325,714
Attorneys: Stewart J. Eisenberg, Daniel J. Sherry Jr. of Eisenberg, Rothweiler, Winkler, Eisenberg & Jeck, P.C.
Case: Martinez v. Honda Motor Co. Ltd.
Type: Personal Injury; Products Liability
38
Amount: $55,000,000
Attorneys: Justin O'Toole Lucey of Justin O'Toole Lucey Law; Edward Buckley of Young Clement Rivers
Case: East Bridge Town Lofts Property Owners Association Inc. v. East Bridge Lofts LLC
Type: Property Damage; Breach of Warranty
39
Amount: $54,800,000
Attorneys: Moshe Horn, Christopher Van de Kieft of Seeger Weiss LLP; Paul Grobman of Law Offices of Paul Grobman; Neal DeYoung of Sharma & DeYoung LLP
Case: Mazzei v. Money Store
Type: Fraud; Consumer Fraud
40
Amount: $52,037,593
Attorneys: Timothy Strauch of Strauch Law Firm; Ward Taleff of Taleff Law Offices
Case: Butte Local Development Corp. v. Masters Group International Inc.
Type: Breach of Contract
41
Amount: $51,300,000
Attorneys: Joshua Fannon of Law Offices of Joshua F. Fannon; Gregory Parvin of Law Office of Gregory S. Parvin
Case: Recreational Data Services LLC v. Trimble Navigation Ltd.
Type: Breach of Contract
42
Amount: $50,000,000
Attorneys: Akim Anastopoulo, Eric Poulin, and Roy Willey of Anastopoulo Law Firm
Case: Estate of Bales v. Martinez-Martinez
Type: Wrongful Death; Motor Vehicle
43
Amount: $48,061,073
Attorneys: Andrew Bart, Luke Platzer of Jenner & Block LLP; Mona Simonian of Frank Scibilia; Pryor Cashman LLP of
Case: Capitol Records Inc. v. MP3tunes, LLC
Type: Intellectual Property; Copyright Infringement
44
Amount: $47,900,000
Attorneys: Peter Ross of Browne George Ross
Case: OrthoTec LLC v. Surgiview S.A.S.
Type: Breach of Contract
45
Amount: $47,420,700
Attorneys: Wil Florin, Thomas Roebig of Florin Roebig
Case: Doe v. Delarosa
Type: Sexual Assault
46
Amount: $45,000,000
Attorneys: Steven G. Wigrizer of Wapner Newman Wigrizer Brecher & Miller
Case: Breeden v. Weston
Type: Personal Injury; Assault
47
Amount: $44,126,822
Attorneys: Anthony Tomaselli, Kristin Graham Noel of Quarles & Brady
Case: Ultratec Inc. v. Sorenson Communications, Inc.
Type: Breach of Contract
48
Amount: $43,096,003
Attorneys: Shannon Wells Stevenson, Kenzo Kawanabe of Davis Graham & Stubbs
Case: SolidFX LLC v. Jeppesen Sanderson Inc.
Type: Breach of Contract
49
Amount: $42,400,000
Attorneys: Andrew Young of Nurenberg, Paris, Heller & McCarthy; John Gundy of The Gundy Law Firm
Case: Torres v. Concrete Designs Inc.
Type: Personal Injury; Motor Vehicle Accident
50
Amount: $41,100,000
Attorneys: Kenneth Byrd, Sara London of Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein
Case: Kerrivan v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
Type: Personal Injury; Products Liability
51
Amount: $40,000,000
Attorneys: Nick Brustin, Emma Freudenberger of Neufeld Scheck & Brustin, LLP
Case: Deskovic v. City of Peekskill
Type: Civil Rights; Government
52
Amount: $40,000,000
Attorneys: Lisa Tsai, William T. Reid IV of Reid Collins & Tsai
Case: Claymore Holdings LLC v. Credit Suisse A.G.
Type: Fraud in the Inducement
53
Amount: $39,600,000
Attorneys: Mary-Olga Lovett, Stephen Paffrath of Greenberg Traurig
Case: Patriot Rail Corp. v. Sierra Railroad Co.
Type: Breach of Contract
54
Amount: $39,000,000
Attorneys: Phillip Kuri of Elk & Elk; Christian Patno of McCarthy, Lebit, Crystal & Liffman
Case: Roginski v. Shelly Co.
Type: Personal Injury; Workplace Safety
55
Amount: $38,914,610
Attorneys: Robert Curtis, Justin Karczag of Foley Bezek Behle & Curtis
Case: F&F LLC v. East West
Type: Breach of Contract
56
Amount: $36,984,800
Attorneys: David Jagolinzer of The Ferraro Law Firm
Case: Hampton v. Allis-Chalmers Corp. Product Liability Trust
Type: Personal Injury; Products Liability
57
Amount: $36,659,771
Attorneys: George Riley, Mark Miller of O'Melveny & Myers
Case: Mentor Graphics Corp. v. EVE-USA Inc.
Type: Intellectual Property
58
Amount: $36,000,000
Attorneys: Nick Brustin of Neufeld Scheck & Brustin, LLP
Case: Restivo v. Nassau County
Type: Civil Rights; Government
59
Amount: $35,940,757
Attorneys: William Applegate, David Yarborough of Yarborough Applegate Law Firm
Case: Palomino v. Potomac Electric Power Co.
Type: Personal Injury; Workplace Safety
60
Amount: $35,423,997
Attorneys: James Robertson, John Horvack of Carmody Torrance Sandak & Hennessey
Case: MacDermid Printing Solutions LLC. v. Cortron Corp.
Type: Antitrust
61
Amount: $35,000,000
Attorneys: Jerome O'Neill, Amanda Hemley Paulino of Gravel & Shea
Case: Doe v. Isaacson
Type: Sexual Assault
62
Amount: $35,000,000
Attorneys: Scott Schlesinger, Jonathan Gdanski of Schlesinger Law Offices, PA
Case: Boatright v. Liggett Group LLC
Type: Personal Injury; Products Liability
63
Amount: $34,741,971
Attorneys: Michael Songer, Michael Jacobs of Crowell & Moring
Case: LifeNet Health v. LifeCell Corp.
Type: Intellectual Property
64
Amount: $34,500,000
Attorneys: Barry Flynn of Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani
Case: OneBeacon Insurance Co. v. T. Wade Welch & Associates
Type: Breach of Contract
65
Amount: $33,600,000
Attorneys: Andrew Steinberg of U.S. Attorney's Office; Richard Greenberg of Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale
Case: Bunkv. Birkart Globistics GmbH & Co.
Type: Fraud
66
Amount: $33,487,500
Attorneys: Sean Callagy, Michaeel Smikun of Callagy Law
Case: Prussin v. Sheldon
Type: Fraud; Misrepresentation
67
Amount: $32,882,860
Attorneys: Jason A. Archinaco, Robert A. Bracken of Archinaco/Bracken LLC
Case: Ciechoski v. Cadieux
Type: Personal Injury; Medical Malpractice
68
Amount: $31,040,261
Attorneys: Charles Brown, Sheila Tan of McIver Brown Law Firm
Case: Kolb v. MSHC Bonner Street Plaza LLC
Type: Personal Injury; Nursing Homes
69
Amount: $30,500,000
Attorneys: Mark Schultz of Schultz Law; Lee Christie of Cline Farrell Christie & Lee
Case: Parker v. Professional Garage Door Systems Inc.
Type: Personal Injury; Workplace Safety
70
Amount: $30,000,000
Attorneys: Peter Ross, Keith Wesley of Browne George Ross
Case: Neurovision Medical Products Inc. v. NuVasive Inc.
Type: Intellectual Property
71
Amount: $29,781,780
Attorneys: John Schwartz, G. Alan Waldrop of Locke Lord
Case: New Braunfels Utilities v. Gen Tex Power Corp.
Type: Breach of Contract
72
Amount: $28,500,000
Attorneys: Allen Ruby, David Hansen of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom
Case: SanDisk Corp. v. PNY Technologies Inc.
Type: Breach of Contract
73
Amount: $28,400,000
Attorneys: Bradley Henry, Roger Turk of Meehan, Boyle, Black & Bogdanow
Case: Briones v. LeFleur Transportation Co. of Texas Inc.
Type: Personal Injury; Motor Vehicle Accident
74
Amount: $28,000,000
Attorneys: Christopher Gottfried, Allan Kaiser of The Ferraro Law Firm
Case: Estate of Ellsworth v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
Type: Wrongful Death; Products Liability
75
Amount: $27,300,000
Attorneys: Alexander Chae, Scott Ellis of Gardere Wynne Sewell
Case: Curocom Energy LLC v. Woolim Resources Development Co. Ltd.
Type: Fraud
76
Amount: $27,010,000
Attorneys: Kenneth Byrd of Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein; Lance Oliver of Motley Rice
Case: Berger v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
Type: Personal Injury; Products Liability
77
Amount: $27,000,000
Attorneys: Christopher Hamilton of Standly Hamilton
Case: Crisp v. McDonald's Corp.
Type: Personal Injury; Premises Liability
78
Amount: $26,744,443
Attorneys: Jim Perdue of Perdue & Kidd; Shelley Hutson of Clark, Love & Hutson, GP
Case: Eghnayem v. Boston Scientific Corp.
Type: Personal Injury; Products Liability
79
Amount: $26,525,000
Attorneys: Patrick Hickey, James Hermon of Dykema Gossett
Case: MSC Software Corp. v. Altair Engineering Inc.
Type: Intellectual Property
80
Amount: $26,255,367
Attorneys: Torsten Bassell, Nicole Lari-Loni of Lari-Joni & Bassell
Case: Hedayati v. Vanwyk
Type: Personal Injury; Motor Vehicle Accident
81
Amount: $26,107,328
Attorneys: Carney Shegerian of Shegerian & Associates; James Urbanic of Urbanic & Associates
Case: Nickel v. Staples Contract & Commercial Inc.
Type: Employment
82
Amount: $25,342,096
Attorneys: Daniel Rottier, James Fergal of Habush Habush & Rottier
Case: Mayo v. Jaffe
Type: Personal Injury; Medical Malpractice
83
Amount: $25,174,761
Attorneys: Sanford Warren of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld
Case: LBDS Holding Co. LLC v. ISOL Technology Inc.
Type: Intellectual Property
84
Amount: $25,024,000
Attorneys: R. Paul Yetter, Collin Cox of Yetter Coleman
Case: Bear Ranch LLC v. HeartBrand Beef Inc.
Type: Fraud in the Inducement
85
Amount: $25,000,000
Attorneys: Jerry Kristal of Weitz & Luxenberg
Case: Sweberg v. ABB Inc.
Type: Personal Injury; Product Liability
86
Amount: $24,300,367
Attorneys: Bruce W. Ficken, Richard W. Foltz Jr. of Pepper Hamilton LLP
Case: Utility Line Services Inc. v. PVR Marcellus Gas Gathering LLC
Type: Breach of Contract
87
Amount: $23,575,000
Attorneys: Deron Dacus of The Dacus Firm; Daniel Scardino of Reed & Scardino
Case: Mobile Telecommunications Technologies LLC v. Apple Inc.
Type: Intellectual Property
88
Amount: $23,531,335
Attorneys: Dennis Schoville of Dennis A. Schoville APC; Vincent Bartolotta of Thorsnes Bartolotta McGuire; Richard Bisetti of Magana, Cathcart & McCarthy
Case: Aguilar v. Tricor America Inc.
Type: Personal Injury; Motor Vehicle Accident
89
Amount: $23,494,776
Attorneys: Joseph Girard of Law Offices of Joseph C. Girard
Case: Haworth v. Bouzaglou
Type: Fraud
90
Amount: $23,125,000
Attorneys: Aaron Broussard, Randall Hart of Broussard & Hart
Case: Warren v. Teleflex Inc.
Type: Personal Injury; Products Liability
91
Amount: $22,977,200
Attorneys: Jonathan Reiter of Jonathan C. Reiter Law Firm, PLLC
Case: Buri v. Mount Sinai Medical Center Inc.
Type: Personal Injury; Medical Malpractice
92
Amount: $22,497,211
Attorneys: Benjamin Gideon of Berman & Simmons; John Evers of Shoup Evers & Green
Case: Hemond v. Frontier Communications of America Inc.
Type: Personal Injury; Workplace Safety
93
Amount: $22,000,000
Attorneys: Matthew Casey of Ross Feller Casey
Case: Hennessey v. Allstate Insurance
Type: Insurance; Bad Faith
94
Amount: $21,987,215
Attorneys: Bruce Broillet, Taylor Rayfield of Greene Broillet & Wheeler
Case: McLaughlin v. CNL Lifestyle Properties Inc.
Type: Personal Injury; Premises Liability
95
Amount: $21,700,000
Attorneys: Theodore Fournaris of Fournaris & Sanet; Robert Parks of The Law Office of Robert L. Parks
Case: Estate of Karoussos v. Port Lucaya Marina Company Ltd
Type: Wrongful Death; Premises Liability
96
Amount: $21,000,000
Attorneys: Alex Alvarez of The Alvarez Law Firm; Gary Paige of Gordon & Doner
Case: Estate of Schleider v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
Type: Wrongful Death; Products Liability
97
Amount: $21,000,000
Attorneys: Glen Waldman, Eleanor Barnett of Heller Waldman
Case: American Bridge Bahamas Ltd. v. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Co.
Type: Fraud
98
Amount: $20,870,000
Attorneys: Sean Domnick of Domnick & Shevin
Case: Estate of Wisekal v. Laboratory Corp. of America
Type: Wrongful Death; Medical Malpractice
99
Amount: $20,857,280
Attorneys: Brian Shaw of Schwartz & Shaw; Daniel Hagood of Fitzpatrick Hagood Smith & Uhl
Case: Hale v. Bishop Abbey Homes Ltd.
Type: Deceptive Trade Practices Act
100
Amount: $20,709,484
Attorneys: Robert Gilbert of Grossman Roth; William Williams of Lytal, Reiter, Smith, Ivey & Fronrath
Case: Enos v. Florida Department Of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Type: Inverse Condemnation

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