Top 50 Verdicts in the United States in 2015

Top 50 Verdicts in the United States in 2015We are pleased to present to you the list of top 50 plaintiff's verdicts obtained in the United States in the year 2015. The list is comprised of various case types that were tried either in state or federal courts.

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1
Amount:$844,566,000
Attorneys:Robert J. McKee of The McKee Law Group, LLC; David W. Brill of Brill & Rinaldi, The Law Firm
Case:Estate of Blaikie v. Auto America Automotive Corp.
Type:Personal Injury; Car Accident
2
Amount:$655,500,000
Attorneys:Carmela T. Romeo, Kent A. Yalowitz, Lucy S. McMillan, Philip W. Horton, Tal R. Machnes of Arnold & Porter LLP; Rachel Weiser of Shurat HaDin - Israel Law Center
Case:Sokolow v. Palestine Liberation Organization
Type:Personal Injury; Assault and Battery
3
Amount:$532,900,000
Attorneys:Bradley W. Caldwell, J. Austin Curry of Caldwell Cassady & Curry
Case:Smartflash LLC v. Apple Inc.
Type:Intellectual Property Infringement
4
Amount:$491,050,000
Attorneys:Daniel Reilly, Larry Pozner of Reilly Pozner LLP
Case:Jo Ann Howard and Associates P.C. v. Cassity
Type:Breach of Fiduciary Duty
5
Amount:$234,932,782
Attorneys:Audrey Hadlock, Dan Jackson, Daniel Purcell, John W. Keker, Nicholas Goldberg, Warren Braunig of Keker & Van Nest LLP; Chris Frahm of Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck LLP
Case:San Diego County Water Authority v. Metropolitan Water District
Type:Breach of Contract
6
Amount:$234,277,669
Attorneys:Gary Frischling, Morgan Chu of Irell & Manella LLP
Case:Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation v. Apple Inc.
Type:Intellectual Property Infringement
7
Amount:$197,793,098
Attorneys:Philip Werner, Scott Raynes of Werner Ayers, LLP
Case:Martin v. Andrews Kurth LLP
Type:Legal Malpractice
8
Amount:$165,533,000
Attorneys:James Scherr, Sam J. Legate of Scherr Legate
Case:Morga v. FedEx Ground Package System Inc.
Type:Personal Injury; Car Accident
9
Amount:$159,157,611
Attorneys:Andrew Dao, Tony Buzbee of The Buzbee Law Firm
Case:Cuevas v. Certified Safety Specialists Inc.
Type:Personal Injury; Workplace Safety
10
Amount:$150,000,000
Attorneys:James E. Butler, Jr. of Butler Wooten Cheeley & Peak LLP; Jeb Butler of Butler & Tobin
Case:Walden v. Chrysler Group LLC
Type:Personal Injury; Product Liability
11
Amount:$139,800,000
Attorneys:Frank Scherkenbach, Michael R. Headley of Fish & Richardson
Case:Power Integrations, Inc. v. Fairchild Semiconductor International, Inc.
Type:Intellectual Property Infringement
12
Amount:$125,800,000
Attorneys:Kimberly A. Brown of Jones Day
Case:Savor v. M/A-Com Tech Holdings
Type:Breach of Contract
13
Amount:$122,500,000
Attorneys:Robert M. Cearley, Jr. of Cearley Law Firm, P.A.
Case:Pierce v. Mann
Type:Conspiracy
14
Amount:$118,222,000
Attorneys:Leo R. Beus, Scot C. Stirling of Beus Gilbert PLLC
Case:Buchwald v. Renco Group Inc.
Type:Fraud
15
Amount:$100,000,000
Attorneys:Breanne Vandermeer Cope, Fidelma L. Fitzpatrick, Fred Thompson, III, Hayleigh T. Stewart Santra, Jonathan D. Orent of Motley Rice LLC; Philip T. Edwards of Murphy & Landon
Case:Deborah A. Barba v. John C. Carlson, D.O., et al.
Type:Personal Injury; Product Liability
16
Amount:$95,971,644
Attorneys:Susan M. Karten of Susan M. Karten & Associates; Michael G. O'Neill of Law Office of Michael G. O'Neill; Bernadette Panzella of Bernadette Panzella, PC
Case:Estate of Ramadan Kurtaj and Donald Leo v. James Lomma
Type:Personal Injury; Workplace Negligence
17
Amount:$93,807,651
Attorneys:Frank L. Branson of Law Offices of Frank L. Branson, P.C.; Michael K. Hurst of Gruber Hurst Elrod Johansen Hail Shank, LLP
Case:Tiburon Land and Cattle LP v. Taylor
Type:Breach of Fiduciary Duty
18
Amount:$88,856,662
Attorneys:Jamil N. Alibhai, Michael A. McCabe of Munck Wilson Mandala, LLP
Case:Texas Advanced Optoelectronic Solutions Inc. v. Intersil Corp.
Type:Intellectual Property Infringement
19
Amount:$82,510,549
Attorneys:Carlos H. Marin, Joshua C. Dickenson of Spencer Fane LLP
Case:Portfolio Recovery Associates LLC v. Mejia
Type:Malicious Prosecution
20
Amount:$79,823,557
Attorneys:Nina Shapirshteyn, Richard Alexander of Alexander Law Group, LLP
Case:Kuhlmann v. Johnson & Johnson
Type:Personal Injury; Product Liability
21
Amount:$79,129,905
Attorneys:Pressly M. Millen, Raymond M. Bennett of Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice LLC
Case:SAS Institute Inc. v. World Programming Limited
Type:Breach of Contract
22
Amount:$79,014,140
Attorneys:Ronald J. Waicukauski of Price Waicukauski Joven & Catlin, LLC; Kathleen C. Kauffman of Ackerson Kauffman Fex
Case:Barfield v. Sho-Me Power Electric Cooperative
Type:Easement Abuse
23
Amount:$77,866,034
Attorneys:James F. Bennett of Dowd Bennett LLP; Paul G. Lane of Dowd & Dowd, P.C.
Case:Morriss v. Wells Fargo Bank NA
Type:Breach of Fiduciary Duty
24
Amount:$74,600,000
Attorneys:Michael P. Foradas, Reed S. Oslan of Kirkland & Ellis
Case:Miller UK Ltd. v. Caterpillar, Inc.
Type:Intellectual Property Infringement
25
Amount:$72,960,000
Attorneys:E. Michael Moran, Peter A. Law of Law & Moran, Attorneys at Law
Case:Wells v. Aslan Commons LLC
Type:Personal Injury; Premises Liability
26
Amount:$72,691,279
Attorneys:Alan Cleveland, Kevin Adamson of Adamson & Cleveland, LLC
Case:Ingram v. Vaughn
Type:Personal Injury; Dog Bite
27
Amount:$67,470,000
Attorneys:J. Thomas Rhodes, III, of Tom Rhodes Law Firm, P.C.; Thomas Henry of Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys
Case:Arnold v. Weatherford US L.P.
Type:Personal Injury; Car Accident
28
Amount:$64,500,000
Attorneys:C. Steven Yerrid, David D. Dickey of The Yerrid Law Firm,
Case:Matthews v. Semco Construction
Type:Personal Injury; Workplace Safety
29
Amount:$60,000,000
Attorneys:Ramon A. Rasco of Podhurst Orseck, LLP
Case:Crowe v. Spectators3 LLC
Type:Personal Injury; Dram Shop Liability
30
Amount:$58,650,000
Attorneys:Arash Homampour, Corey Arzoumanian of The Homampour Law Firm, APLC
Case:Shinedling v. Sunbeam Products Inc.
Type:Personal Injury; Premises Liability
31
Amount:$58,431,076
Attorneys:Omar Ortega, Rey Dorta of Dorta & Ortega,
Case:Caribevision Holdings Inc. v. Romay
Type:Breach of Contract
32
Amount:$55,333,581
Attorneys:Colin T. Kemp, Joseph D. Jean of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
Case:Victaulic Co. v. American Home Assurance Co.
Type:Breach of Contract
33
Amount:$54,074,815
Attorneys:Matthew G. McAndrews, Raymond P. Niro, Jr., of Niro McAndrews, LLC
Case:Black & Decker Corp. v. Positec USA Inc.
Type:Intellectual Property Infringement
34
Amount:$53,508,288
Attorneys:Alice F. Paylor, James Atkinson Bruorton, IV, of Rosen, Rosen & Hagood, LLC; Charles H. Williams II, John P. Freeman of Williams & Williams
Case:Kirk Foutz, et al. v. ArborGen, Inc., et al.
Type:Breach of Fiduciary Duty
35
Amount:$52,606,017
Attorneys:Randy B. Nassau of The Fitzgerald Law Firm, P.C.
Case:Correa v. Jarrahy
Type:Personal Injury; Medical Malpractice
36
Amount:$52,183,023
Attorneys:Don McKeever, Margalie Fenelus Reyes of McKeever Law Firm
Case:St. Jacques v. Sammy’s Investments Orlando LLC
Type:Personal Injury; Premises Liability
37
Amount:$50,027,000
Attorneys:Karen L. Dunn, William Isaacson of Boies, Schiller & Flexner
Case:Oracle USA Inc. v. Rimini Street Inc.
Type:Intellectual Property Infringement
38
Amount:$50,000,000
Attorneys:Ryan L. Bangert, Scott D. Powers of Baker Botts LLP
Case:Janvey v. Maldonado
Type:Breach of Fiduciary Duty
39
Amount:$47,010,000
Attorneys:John P. Leader of The Leader Law Firm; Christopher J. Zachar of Zachar Law Firm, P.C.
Case:Humphrey v. State of Arizona
Type:Personal Injury; Car Accident
40
Amount:$46,532,600
Attorneys:Dominic C. Guerrini, Patrick J. Fitzgerald, Shanin Specter of Kline & Specter, P.C.
Case:Estate of Wilson v. U.S. Security Associates Inc.
Type:Wrongful Death; Assault and Battery; Workplace Negligence
41
Amount:$46,500,000
Attorneys:Alex Alvarez of The Alvarez Law Firm; Gary Paige of Gordon & Doner
Case:Ryan v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
Type:Personal Injury; Product Liability
42
Amount:$45,625,000
Attorneys:Evan Torgan of Torgan Cooper + Aaron
Case:Estate of Beloyianis v. The New York Presbyterian Hospital
Type:Personal Injury; Medical Malpractice
43
Amount:$45,000,000
Attorneys:Daniel S. Bullard of Walker, Bullard & Boone,
Case:Estate of Dixon v. Dixon
Type:Wrongful Death
44
Amount:$44,658,560
Attorneys:F. Eric Fryar of Fryar Law Firm, P.C.; Samuel Goldman of Samuel Goldman & Associates
Case:Schermerhorn v. CenturyTel Inc.
Type:Fraud
45
Amount:$43,943,006
Attorneys:Kurt B. Arnold of Arnold & Itkin, LLP; Charles L. Clay, Jr., of Chuck Clay & Associates, LLC
Case:Lee v. Berkel & Co.
Type:Personal Injury; Workplace Negligence
46
Amount:$43,806,363
Attorneys:Gregory C. Scaglione of Koley Jessen P.C., L.L.O.
Case:ACI Worldwide Corp. v. BHMI Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract
47
Amount:$42,500,000
Attorneys:Ian C. Eisner, Neal R. Marder of Winston & Strawn, LLP
Case:MJC America Ltd. v. Gree Electric Appliances Inc.
Type:Tortious Interference
48
Amount:$41,104,000
Attorneys:Ryan S. Pigg, Tony Buzbee of The Buzbee Law Firm
Case:Flores v. L.W. Matteson Inc.
Type:Wrongful Death; Workplace Safety
49
Amount:$40,000,000
Attorneys:Keith J. Bruno of Bruno | Nalu; Nicholas C. Rowley of Carpenter, Zuckerman & Rowley, LLP
Case:Jordan v. T.G.I. Friday’s
Type:Personal Injury; Dram Shop Liability
50
Amount:$40,000,000
Attorneys:Derek Moore, Raymond Bishop of Bishop Legal
Case:Afoa v. Port of Seattle
Type:Personal Injury; Workplace Safety

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