Top 20 Verdicts in the United States in 2015

Top 20 Verdicts in the United States in 2015We are pleased to present to you the list of top 20 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

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