Top 50 Verdicts in Colorado in 2016

Top 50 Verdicts in Colorado in 2016We are pleased to present to you the list of top 50 plaintiff and cross-claimant jury verdicts obtained in the State of Colorado in the year 2016. The list is comprised of various case types that were tried either in state or federal courts.

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1
Amount: $52,000,000.00
Attorneys: James L. Gilbert, Anne M. Dieruf, Anthony P. Bolson of The Gilbert Law Group; Thomas Metier, Phillip B. Chupik of Metier Law Firm, LLC
Case: Brockman v. Takata Corp., et al.
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident; Product Liability
2
Amount: $8,155,074.00
Attorneys: Garrett A. Walker, J. Kevin Bridston, Timothy W. Gordon of Holland & Hart LLP
Case: Rockford Corp. v. Markwest Liberty Midstream & Resources LLC
Type: Breach of Contract
3
Amount: $6,066,000.00
Attorneys: Daniel L. Moffett, George A. Lever Rosbrook, Kirt S. O'Neill, Christopher M. Mikson, Mark J. Botti, Mollie McGowan Lemberg of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld; Jon F. Sands of Sweetbaum Sands Anderson PC
Case: XY LLC v. Trans Ova Genetics LC, et al.
Type: Breach of Contract; Patent Infringement
4
Amount: $3,906,336.00
Attorneys: Jeremy A. Sitcoff of Levin Rosenberg PC.
Case: Kerns v. Huntley
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
5
Amount: $3,875,722.00
Attorneys: Lorraine E. Parker and Daniel A. Lipman of Parker Lipman LLP; Matthew R. Laird and Isobel S. Thomas of Thomas Keel & Laird LLC; Sean B. Leventhal of Leventhal Sar LLC
Case: Koziel v. Sollender, MD
Type: Personal Injury; Negligent Surgery; Medical Malpractice
6
Amount: $3,250,000.00
Attorneys: Peter W. Burg, Reeves D. Whalen, Steven G. Greenlee of Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, P.C.
Case: Rogers, et al. v. The Hertz Corp.
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
7
Amount: $1,848,795.57
Attorneys: David J. Furtado, Rodney J. Monheit of Furtado Law P.C.
Case: Bell Advisors v. Am. Family Mut. Ins. Co.
Type: Property Damage; Breach of Contract; Premises Liability
8
Amount: $1,538,738.00
Attorneys: Marco F. Bendinelli, Julian M. Bendinelli, Hugh S. O’Sullivan of Bendinelli Law Firm, P.C
Case: Scholle v. Delta Airlines
Type: Personal Injury; Work Accident
9
Amount: $1,500,000.00
Attorneys: James M. Leventhal, Hollynd Hoskins, David P. Mason, Erin C. Genullis of Leventhal & Puga, P.C.
Case: Danko v. Conyers M.D.
Type: Delayed Treatment; Medical Malpractice
10
Amount: $1,500,000.00
Attorneys: David G. McConkie, Hans C. Tuft of Torbet, Tuft & McConkie, LLC
Case: Chiddix Excavating Inc. v. Colo. Springs Utils.
Type: Civil Rights Violation; Fifth Amendment Takings
11
Amount: $1,450,000.00
Attorneys: Chad P. Hemmat, Ethan A. McQuinn, Jason G. Alleman of Anderson, Hemmat & McQuinn L.L.C.
Case: Brown v. Hall
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
12
Amount: $1,280,000.00
Attorneys: Marco F. Bendinelli, Joseph A. Sirchio, Hugh S. O’Sullivan, Cameron L. Curry of Bendinelli Law Firm, P.C
Case: Claycomb v. Fox
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
13
Amount: $1,000,670.00
Attorneys: Scott R. Larson of Scott R. Larson P.C.
Case: Leistikow v. Jones
Type: Personal Injury; Bicycle Accident
14
Amount: $865,500.00
Attorneys: Steven P. Johnston of Bachus & Schanker, LLC
Case: Paulo Cruz v. Lawrence Newbold, et al.
Type: Personal Injury; Car v. Bicycle Accident
15
Amount: $827,000.00
Attorneys: Chad P. Hemmat, Ethan A. McQuinn, Jason G. Alleman of Anderson, Hemmat & McQuinn L.L.C.
Case: Mills v. Kindvall, et al.
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
16
Amount: $804,000.00
Attorneys: Gregory A. Gold, Pamela B. Maass, Sommer D. Luther of Gold Law Firm, LLC; Michael A. Sink, Robert N. Miller of Perkins Coie LLP
Case: Yokomichi v. American Furniture Warehouse CO.
Type: Personal Injury; Slip and Fall; Premises Liability
17
Amount: $761,817.00
Attorneys: James G. Hackbert, Jennifer L. Keel, Nelson P. Boyle of Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, P.C.
Case: Jones v. Miller MD, et al.
Type: Personal Injury; Anesthesia; Medical Malpractice
18
Amount: $661,216.00
Attorneys: David G. McConkie, John R. Torbet, Hans C. Tuft of Torbet, Tuft & McConkie, LLC
Case: Garcia v. Schlipf, et al.
Type: Personal Injury; Failure to Warn; Workplace Safety
19
Amount: $620,200.00
Attorneys: Sean M. Dormer of Dormer Law, LLC; Lain A. Lawrence of Lawrence Law Firm
Case: Milam v. Fry
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
20
Amount: $580,826.00
Attorneys: Valissa A. Tsoucaris of Tsoucaris Law, LLC
Case: Kaufman's Men's Wear v. Doan, et al.
Type: Theft; Fraud & Misrepresentation; Unjust Enrichment
21
Amount: $553,272.00
Attorneys: Jake C. Eisenstein, Benjamin T. Norton of Fisher & Associates P.C.
Case: Chattuck V. Patel
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
22
Amount: $544,784.00
Attorneys: Harry Griff of Griff, Larson, Laiche & Wright
Case: Morris v. Geovic Mining Corp.
Type: Wrongful Termination; Unpaid Wages
23
Amount: $531,264.00
Attorneys: Matthew R. Groves of Groves Law, LLC
Case: 3939 Williams Building Corp. v. Nguyen, et al.
Type: Property Damage; Breach of Contract; Construction
24
Amount: $525,000.00
Attorneys: Marc Harden, Wyatt M. Cox, Ashley P. Fetyko of Zaner Harden Law LLP
Case: Rahe v. American Family Mut. INS. CO.
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident; Underinsured Motorist
25
Amount: $500,000.00
Attorneys: Anna L. Burr of Law Office of Anna L. Burr, LLC
Case: Calahatian v. Lindsay, et al.
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
26
Amount: $462,822.00
Attorneys: David J. Dansky, Daniel S. Foster of Foster Graham Milstein & Calisher, LLP
Case: Ham v. Schwarz, MD, et al.
Type: Personal Injury; Negligent Surgery; Medical Malpractice
27
Amount: $427,850.00
Attorneys: Robert Abrams of Abrams and Associates LLC
Case: Carmichael v. Solera National Bank, et al.
Type: Breach of Contract; Workplace Negligence
28
Amount: $398,707.00
Attorneys: Andrea Ahn, Scott P. Sinor of Dorsey & Whitney LLP
Case: Dorsey & Whitney v. RegScan
Type: Breach of Contract
29
Amount: $391,000.00
Attorneys: David E. McDivitt, Edward Lomena of McDivitt Law Firm P.C
Case: Jackson v. Scott
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
30
Amount: $367,801.00
Attorneys: David W. Edgar, John M. Edgar, Matthew J. Limoli of Edgar Law Firm LLC
Case: Nanda v. Phillips 66 Co.
Type: Property Damage; Breach of Contract; Misrepresentation
31
Amount: $350,000.00
Attorneys: David L. Worstell of Worstell & Associates
Case: Christensen v. Manhattan West Condominium Association
Type: Personal Injury; Slip and Fall; Premises Liability
32
Amount: $348,672.00
Attorneys: Jason T. Sandene of Bell & Pollock, PC
Case: Leamon v. Lay, et al.
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
33
Amount: $318,700.00
Attorneys: Phillip B. Chupik, Phillip E. Stackhouse of Metier Law Firm, LLC
Case: Wiegand v. Meyer
Type: Personal Injury; Car v. Motorcycle Accident
34
Amount: $300,000.00
Attorneys: Sander N. Karp, Gregory S. Russi, James F. Fosnaught of Karp Neu Hanlon, PC
Case: Porter v. American Family Mutual Ins. Co.
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident; Underinsured Motorist
35
Amount: $266,357.00
Attorneys: James B. Lapin of Lapin & Lapin, PC
Case: Ninteman v. Avila
Type: Personal Injury; Dog Bite
36
Amount: $258,375.00
Attorneys: David O. Hansen of Kumpf Charsley & Hansen, LLC
Case: Cunningham v. Torres
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
37
Amount: $220,000.00
Attorneys: Marc Harden, Wyatt M. Cox of Zaner Harden Law LLP
Case: Mortensen v. American Family Mutual Ins. Co.
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident; Underinsured Motorist
38
Amount: $210,000.00
Attorneys: Cameron Lucke, Heather D. Campbell of Sawaya, Rose, McClure & Wilhite, P.C.
Case: Hiltz v. Jones
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
39
Amount: $208,650.00
Attorneys: Emory G. Allen, Murray I. Weiner, Trevor J. Young of Mulliken Weiner Berg & Jolivet, P.C.
Case: Ctr. for Excellence in Higher Educ. v. Brittan
Type: Fraud; Negligent Misrepresentation
40
Amount: $200,000.00
Attorneys: Robert D. Wilhite, Sandra L. Hagen of Sawaya, Rose, McClure & Wilhite, P.C.
Case: Ramirez v. Lena
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
41
Amount: $175,000.00
Attorneys: Reeves D. Whalen, Peter W. Burg, Steven G. Greenlee, Graham D. Hersh of Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, P.C.
Case: Conklin v. Metro Mix
Type: Personal Injury; Truck Accident
42
Amount: $175,000.00
Attorneys: Machelle K. Gielarowski of Gielarowski Law Firm, P.C.; Roger J. Lucas of The Law Office of Roger J. Lucas, LLC
Case: Bell v. State Farm Mutual Automobile INS. CO., et al.
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident; Underinsured Motorist
43
Amount: $171,500.00
Attorneys: Matthew S. Shows, Jonathan Stine of The Paul Wilkinson Law Firm, LLC
Case: Forfar v. Wal-Mart Stores
Type: Personal Injury; Slip and Fall; Premises Liability
44
Amount: $150,000.00
Attorneys: Michael D. Evans of The Evans Firm; Janet D. Chafin of Jackson Walker L.L.P
Case: Staybright Electric of Colo. v. Foulk
Type: Breach of Contract; Gender Discrimination; Workplace Negligence
45
Amount: $150,000.00
Attorneys: Theodore Hess, Kristin Bohman of Ted Hess & Associates, LLC,
Case: Rojo v. Aspen Skiing CO. L.L.C.
Type: Wrongful Termination; Disability Discrimination
46
Amount: $129,585.00
Attorneys: Mark A. Herber of Flanders, Elsberg, Herber & Dunn, LLC
Case: Distefano v. Schmitt
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
47
Amount: $126,609.00
Attorneys: Saskia A. Jordan, Laura A. Menninger, Ty Cheung Gee of Haddon, Morgan and Foreman PC
Case: Vavrinyuk v. Varlamov
Type: Malicious Prosecution; Assault and Battery
48
Amount: $120,000.00
Attorneys: Benjamin M. Wegener of Younge & Hockensmith, PC
Case: Marso v. Godsman, et al.
Type: Real Property; Breach of Contract
49
Amount: $116,500.00
Attorneys: Daniel Stageman of Daniel Stageman, PC
Case: Laurie Courtney v. Ricky Bastian
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
50
Amount: $114,646.00
Attorneys: Chad P. Hemmat, Ethan A. McQuinn, Jason G. Alleman of Anderson, Hemmat & McQuinn L.L.C.
Case: Bermudez v. American Family Insurance Co.
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident; Underinsured Motorist

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