Top 20 Verdicts in Massachusetts in 2016

Top 20 Verdicts in Massachusetts in 2016We are pleased to present to you the list of top 20 plaintiff jury verdicts obtained in the State of Massachusetts 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: $70,000,000.00
Attorneys: Christy G. Lea, Hans L. Mayer, John B. Sganga, Jr., John W. Holcomb, Joshua Stowell, Mark A. Speegle of Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear; Randall T. Weeks, Jr. of Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP; Robert J. Kaler of Holland & Knight LLP
Case: CardiAQ Valve Technologies v. Neovasc Inc.
Type: Deceptive Trade Practices
2
Amount: $32,369,034.00
Attorneys: John J. Egan of Egan, Flanagan and Cohen, PC
Case: Albert R. Dubuque Jr. v. Cumberland Farms Inc., et al.
Type: Wrongful Death; Car Accident; Premises Liability
3
Amount: $29,890,687.79
Attorneys: Robert M. Higgins of Lubin & Meyer
Case: Gallego v. Seubert, et al.
Type: Birth Injury; Medical Malpractice
4
Amount: $14,642,548.00
Attorneys: Kerry L. Timbers, Brandon T. Scruggs, Robert M. Asher, Joel R. Leeman, Sharona H. Sternberg of Sunstein Kann Murphy & Timbers LLP
Case: Exergen Corp. v. Kaz USA Inc.
Type: Intellectual Property Infringement
5
Amount: $12,800,000
Attorneys: Robert M. Higgins of Lubin & Meyer
Case: Ray v. Nathe, M.D., et al.
Type: Birth Injury; Medical Malpractice
6
Amount: $10,210,071.00
Attorneys: Daniel A. Ladow, James M. Bollinger, Lindsay Mitchell Henner, Phoenix S. Pak, Puja Patel Lea, Robert E. Browne, Jr., Susan L. Grace, Timothy P. Heaton of Troutman Sanders LLP; Andrew T. O'Connor, Jennifer B. Furey of Goulston & Storrs PC
Case: Brigham and Women's Hospital Inc. v. Perrigo Company
Type: Intellectual Property Infringement
7
Amount: $4,383,649.00
Attorneys: Patrick J. Dolan of Cornell Dolan, P.C.
Case: East Boston Savings Bank v. Heras, et al.
Type: Breach of Contract
8
Amount: $3,500,000.00
Attorneys: David H. Rich, Michael Thad Allen, Suzanne M. Elovecky of Todd & Weld LLP
Case: Sindi v. S. El-Moslimany, et al.
Type: Defamation
9
Amount: $2,800,000.00
Attorneys: Adam R. Satin, Andrew C. Meyer, Jr.f of Lubin & Meyer
Case: Joanne Bettino v. Mystic Valley Associates, et al.
Type: Wrongful Death; Delayed Diagnosis; Medical Malpractice
10
Amount: $2,625,463.00
Attorneys: Christopher J. Trombetta of Law Office of Christopher J. Trombetta
Case: Dimanche v. Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority
Type: Wrongful Termination; Race Discrimination
11
Amount: $2,500,500.00
Attorneys: Gigi D. Tierney of Lang, Xifaras & Bullard; Philip N. Beauregard of Beauregard, Burke & Franco
Case: Police Officer Ledoux v. Bristol Community College
Type: Sexual Harassment; Gender Discrimination; Workplace Negligence
12 (tie)
Amount: $2,500,000.00
Attorneys: Cathryn L. Crowley, Patricia J. Rezendes of Rezendes Law Group
Case: Maillet v. Hebrew Seniorlife Inc., et al.
Type: Personal Injury; Dangerous Condition; Premises Liability
12 (tie)
Amount: $2,500,000.00
Attorneys: Peter J. Ainsworth, Victoria M. Santoro of Meehan, Boyle, Black & Bogdanow
Case: Estate of Perkins v. Ragini LLC.
Type: Wrongful Death; Dangerous Condition; Premises Liability
13
Amount: $1,100,000.00
Attorneys: Dino M. Colucci of Colucci Colucci Marcus & Flavin, PC
Case: Estate of Robert Daniel Caron v. Radius Specialty Hospital LLC.
Type: Wrongful Death; Medical Malpractice
14
Amount: $1,000,000.00
Attorneys: William J. Royal Jr. of Royal Law Firm, P.C.
Case: Nardone v. Lvi Services Inc.
Type: Breach of Contract
15
Amount: $728,011.00
Attorneys: Anthony M. Metaxas, Keith L. Sachs, Shaun M. Khan of Metaxas Brown Pidgeon LLP
Case: Red Rock Trading Co. v. Shutzer
Type: Unfair Competition
16
Amount: $640,000.00
Attorneys: Brian J. Wall of Troy Wall Associates; Seth G. Roman of Carter DeYoung
Case: Smyth v. Falmouth Conservation Comm'n
Type: Property Rights; Breach of Contract
17
Amount: $600,000.00
Attorneys: Matthew Viveiros of Hunt & Viveiros LLC; Owen P. McGowan of McGowan & Associates
Case: Doran v. Porter
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
18
Amount: $530,000.00
Attorneys: Deborah M. Santello, Paul F. Leavis of Leavis & Rest, P.C.
Case: Donahue v. Leamar Industries
Type: Personal Injury; Slip and Fall; Premises Liability
19
Amount: $475,000.00
Attorneys: Stephen P. Griffin of Griffin Law, LLC
Case: Skehel v. DePaulis
Type: Breach of Contract
20
Amount: $450,000.00
Attorneys: Joseph C. Borsellino of Dailey & Borsellino, P.C.
Case: Pamela Matckie v. NPS LLC., et al.
Type: Personal Injury; Dangerous Condition; Premises Liability

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