Top 50 Verdicts in Washington State in 2016

Top 50 Verdicts in Washington in 2016We are pleased to present to you the list of top 50 plaintiff and cross-claimant jury verdicts obtained in the State of Washington 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: $38,259,238.00
Attorneys: David M. Beninger, Patricia E. Anderson of Luvera Law Firm
Case: Thyce Colyn v. Standard Parking, et al.
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
2
Amount: $20,750,817.00
Attorneys: Matthew K. Clarke, Richard S. Yugler, Robert B. Hopkins of Landye Bennett Blumstein LLP; Timothy M. McCloskey of McCloskey & Roberson L.L.P; Thomas W. Bingham, Jeffrey C. Jones of Krutch Lindell Bingham Jones, PS
Case: Cavner v. Continental Motors
Type: Wrongful Death; Aviation Accident
3
Amount: $16,007,102.00
Attorneys: James P. Jacobsen, Joseph S. Stacey of Stacey & Jacobsen, LLP
Case: Adamson v. Port of Bellingham
Type: Personal Injury; Dangerous Condition; Premises Liability
4
Amount: $9,589,703.00
Attorneys: Rebecca S. Ashbaugh, Michael A. Richard of Ashbaugh Beal
Case: K & S Developments v. City of SeaTac
Type: Breach of Contract; Real Property
5
Amount: $8,000,000.00
Attorneys: Raymond J. Dearie, Jr of Dearie Law Group, PS
Case: C.L. v. State of Washington DSHS
Type: Sexual Assault; Government Negligence
6
Amount: $6,291,380.00
Attorneys: Kenneth R. Friedman, Sean J. Gamble of Friedman | Rubin; Elizabeth M. Quick, Matthew D. Quick of Quick Law Group, PLLC
Case: Robert Harmon v. C. Michael Hughes, D.C., et al
Type: Personal Injury; Delayed Diagnosis; Medical Malpractice
7
Amount: $5,083,334.00
Attorneys: Randall P. Beighle, Brian G. Bodine, Tiffany Scott Connors of Lane Powell PC
Case: A.H. Lundberg Assocs. v. TSI
Type: Breach of Contract
8
Amount: $2,993,621.00
Attorneys: Keith L. Kessler, Ray W. Kahler, Garth L. Jones of Stritmatter Kessler Whelan Koehler Moore Kahler
Case: Moothart v. State of Washington
Type: Personal Injury; Motorcycle Accident; Government Negligence
9
Amount: $2,832,000.00
Attorneys: Julie A. Kays of Connelly Law Offices
Case: Elias v. City of Seattle
Type: Retaliation; Gender Discrimination
10
Amount: $2,699,067.00
Attorneys: Riley D. Lee of Riley D. Lee Attorney at Law; Anthony A. Russo, Carl E. Kruse of Russo & Graham Attorneys at Law
Case: Quintanilla v. City of Seattle
Type: Personal Injury; Truck Accident
11
Amount: $2,450,000.00
Attorneys: Paul R. Taylor, Joshua B. Selig of Byrnes Keller Cromwell LLP
Case: Biomed Realty, LP v. 700 Dexter, LLC
Type: Breach of Contract
12
Amount: $2,004,491.00
Attorneys: Laurie Y. Shiratori of Law Office of Laurie Shiratori PLLC; Mary C. Anderson of Guidance To Justice Law Firm, INC.
Case: Brian Hollins v. Richard Zbaraschuk, et al.
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
13
Amount: $1,646,309.00
Attorneys: Bradley K. Crosta of Crosta & Bateman, LLP; William G. Jungbauer, Christopher W. Bowman of Yaeger & Jungbauer Barristers, PLC
Case: Rookaird v. BNSF Railway Co.
Type: Wrongful Termination; Wistleblower
14
Amount: $1,600,000.00
Attorneys: Christopher R. McLeod of Law Offices of Christopher R. McLeod
Case: Davis v. Martin, et al.
Type: Wrongful Termination; Race Discrimination; Legal Malpractice
15
Amount: $1,585,000.00
Attorneys: Evan T. Fuller, John R. Connelly, Nathan P. Roberts of Connelly Law Offices
Case: Estate of Vanlandingham v. Sellen Construction
Type: Wrongful Death; Dangerous Condition
16
Amount: $1,437,294.00
Attorneys: T. Daniel Heffernan, Mackenzie K. Stout of Heffernan Law Group PLLC; Kurt B. Peterson of Cascadia Law Group
Case: The Wattles Co. v. Exide Techs.
Type: Property Damage; Breach of Contract
17
Amount: $1,406,178.00
Attorneys: Heather D. Webb of Graham Lundberg Peschel, P.S
Case: Polyefko v. Safelite Fulfillment, Inc., et al.
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
18
Amount: $1,380,000.00
Attorneys: Adam C. Collins, Jami K. Elison of The Collins Law Group, PLLC
Case: Chia v. Sternoff Custom Homes, et al.
Type: Property Damage; Breach of Contract; Construction Defects
19
Amount: $1,015,000.00
Attorneys: Benjamin T.G. Nivison, Andrew J. Kinstler of Helsell Fetterman, LLP
Case: Kellogg v. Ralph's Concrete Pumping Inc.
Type: Personal Injury; Construction Accident; Workplace Safety
20
Amount: $967,015.00
Attorneys: Christopher J. Lynch, Geana M. Van Dessel, Rhett V. Barney, Robert J. Carlson of Lee & Hayes, PLLC
Case: OTR Wheel Eng'g v. West Worldwide Servs.
Type: Intellectual Property Infringement
21
Amount: $890,220.00
Attorneys: Mark J. Lee of Brownlie Evans Wolf & Lee, LLP
Case: Four S Investments US Inc. v. Banwait, et al.
Type: Breach of Warranty; Misrepresentation; Fraud
22
Amount: $873,694.00
Attorneys: David A. Bufalini of Law Offices of David A. Bufalini P.S.
Case: Paul Hartnell and Kara Hartnell v. Alaska Marine Lines, Inc.
Type: Personal Injury; Truck Accident
23
Amount: $863,247.00
Attorneys: Jami K. Elison, Sheri M. Lyons Collins of The Collins Law Group, PLLC
Case: Logistics Solutions International, Inc. v. Todd Bentley, et al.
Type: Breach of Fiduciary Duty
24
Amount: $863,000.00
Attorneys: George A. Mix, Michael K. Rhodes of Mix Sanders Thompson, PLLC
Case: Singh v. Zurich American Insurance Co.
Type: Breach of Contract
25
Amount: $847,267.00
Attorneys: Scott Blair of Nelson, Blair, Langer, Engle PLLC
Case: Monica Knight v. Scott Steward
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
26
Amount: $826,000.00
Attorneys: Benjamin F. Barcus of Ben F. Barcus & Associates PLLC
Case: Gibbons Pace v. Corp. of Catholic Archbishop of Seattle, et al.
Type: Personal Injury; Dangerous Condition; Premises Liability
27
Amount: $651,206.00
Attorneys: Peter L. Fels of Peter L. Fels PC., Attorney at Law
Case: Besco v. City of Longview
Type: Disability Discrimination; Workplace Negligence
28
Amount: $575,000.00
Attorneys: Victoria L. Vreeland, Victor J. Torres of Vreeland Law PLLC
Case: Mutchler v. State of Washington, Department of Labor
Type: Wrongful Termination; Race Discrimination
29
Amount: $548,030.00
Attorneys: James W. Beck, Janelle E. Chase Fazio of Gordon Thomas Honeywell LLP
Case: Quayle v. State of Washington, et al
Type: Wrongful Termination; Workplace Negligence
30
Amount: $529,485.00
Attorneys: Jongwon Yi, Mai Aoki of Law Offices of Jongwon Yi, LLC; Miklos Pusztai of Park Chenaur & Associates Inc., P.S
Case: Lee v. Norris; Wr Benger Transport L.L.C.
Type: Personal Injury; Truck Accident
31
Amount: $503,557.00
Attorneys: Jerry J. Moberg of Jerry Moberg & Associates, PS
Case: Miller v. Dalton, et al.
Type: Breach of Fiduciary Duty; Legal Malpractice
32
Amount: $500,000.00
Attorneys: Noah K. Williams of Reed Longyear Malnati & Ahrens, PLLC
Case: Davis v. Soberanis
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
33
Amount: $462,500.00
Attorneys: William D. Robison of Caron Colven Robison & Shafton, P.S.
Case: Edwin Yorty v. Allstate Fire And Casualty Insurance Company
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
34
Amount: $452,214.00
Attorneys: Randall P. Beighle, Abraham K. Lorber of Lane Powell PC; P. Arley Harrel, Meredith E. Dishaw of Williams, Kastner & Gibbs PLLC
Case: ABM Parking Services v. Seattle Second & James
Type: Breach of Contract
35
Amount: $450,000.00
Attorneys: Matthew Z. Crotty of Crotty & Son Law Firm PLLC; Michael B. Love of Michael Love Law Firm, PLLC; Andrew S. Biviano of Paukert & Troppmann, PLLC
Case: Zhu v. North Central Educational Service District
Type: Race Discrimination; Retaliation
36
Amount: $448,011.00
Attorneys: Jeffrey L. Needle of Jeffrey L. Needle Attorney at Law; Susan B. Mindenbergs of Law Office of Susan Mindenbergs
Case: Moba v. Total Transp. Servs.
Type: Race Discrimination; Hostile Work Environment
37
Amount: $435,000.00
Attorneys: Michael J. Fisher of Rush, Hannula, Harkins & Kyler, LLP; Don C. Bauermeister of Friedman | Rubin
Case: Reda v. Holmes Electric Co.
Type: Personal Injury; Truck Accident
38
Amount: $415,587.00
Attorneys: Michael A. Richard, Tymon Berger of Ashbaugh Beal
Case: U.S. v. Western Sur. Co.
Type: Breach of Contract
39
Amount: $391,044.00
Attorneys: Christopher M. Davis, Gregory S. Colburn of Davis Law Group, P.S.
Case: Soto v. Mukadam
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
40
Amount: $368,003.00
Attorneys: David J. Balint of Balint & Associates, PLLC
Case: Jelinek v. American National Property, et al.
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident; Underinsured Motorist
41
Amount: $353,847.00
Attorneys: John R. Alexander of The John Alexander Law Firm, PLLC
Case: Barber v. MсKeel
Type: Personal Injury; Slip and Fall; Premises Liability
42
Amount: $348,000.00
Attorneys: William D. Robison of Caron Colven Robison & Shafton, P.S.
Case: Hall v. Carson
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
43
Amount: $335,000.00
Attorneys: Patrick A. Trudell of Kornfeld, Trudell, Bowen & Lingenbrink, PLLC; Stephen A. Eggerman of Eggerman Law Firm, PS
Case: Roxanna Kizanis v. Group Health
Type: Personal Injury; Dangerous Condition; Premises Liability
44
Amount: $334,000.00
Attorneys: Samuel J. Elder Jr., of Law Office of Sam Elder PLLC; Joseph C. Rome of Law Offices of Joseph Rome; John W. S. Acheson of Acheson Law Offices
Case: Volkert v. Fairbank Construction Company Inc.
Type: Personal Injury; Dangerous Condition; Workplace Safety
45
Amount: $293,000.00
Attorneys: Karl E. Malling of Karl E. Malling, PS; David T. Lyons of Lyons Sullivan
Case: Bloyer v. King-Cassidy Corp., et al.
Type: Personal Injury; Dangerous Condition; Premises Liability
46
Amount: $240,000.00
Attorneys: John P. Walsh of Law Office of John P. Walsh
Case: Hews v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident; Underinsured Motorist
47
Amount: $211,835.00
Attorneys: Shakespear N. Feyissa of Law Offices of Shakespear N. Feyissa PSC.
Case: Mengistu v. Harrison
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
48
Amount: $200,000.00
Attorneys: Thomas E. Hojem of Caron Colven Robison & Shafton, P.S.
Case: Hamsley v. Wright
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
49
Amount: $188,000.00
Attorneys: Ashton K. Dennis of Washington Law Center PLLC; Thomas B. Vertetis of Pfau Cochran Vertetis Amala, PLLC
Case: Holly Mozzone v. Gary Hunter, DO
Type: Personal Injury; Medical Malpractice
50
Amount: $186,435.00
Attorneys: Stephani L. Ayers, Thad M. Guyer of T.M. Guyer and Ayers & Friends, P.C.
Case: Clark v. Golden Specialty Inc.
Type: Wrongful Termination; Retaliation; Overtime Wages

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