Top 10 Verdicts in California in 2016

Top 10 Verdicts in California in 2016We are pleased to present to you the list of top 10 plaintiff and cross-claimant jury verdicts obtained in California 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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Note: If you have made this list (Top 10 Verdicts in California in 2016) you have also made the list of Top 50 Verdicts in California in 2016.

Important: While we strive to achieve maximum accuracy and completeness of our lists, we cannot guarantee either at 100%. If you believe another verdict should be on this list, please contact us today.

1
Amount: $3,014,000,000.00
Attorneys: Jeffrey T. Thomas, Robert E. Cooper, Jr., Samuel G. Liversidge of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP; Mark E. Ferguson, Philip S. Beck, Sean W. Gallagher of Bartlit Beck Herman Palenchar & Scott LLP
Case: Hewlett-Packard Company v. Oracle Corporation
Type: Breach of Contract
2
Amount: $200,000,000.00
Attorneys: John M. Farrell, Jonathan E. Singer, Juanita R. Brooks of Fish & Richardson PC
Case: Gilead Sciences Inc. v. Merck & Co. Inc.
Type: Intellectual Property Infringement
3
Amount: $168,500,000.00
Attorneys: Angela Sierra, Jacqueline Dale, James F. Zahradka, II, Kamala D. Harris, Maria Ellinikos, Michael L. Newman of U.S. Attorney's Office
Case: State of California v. California Virtual Academy @ Los Angeles
Type: Qui Tam; Fraud
4
Amount: $125,168,202.00
Attorneys: Gary A. Dordick, Diana S. Diskin of Law Offices of Gary A. Dordick; Mark K. Flores of Crane Flores LLP
Case: Briones v. Zink
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
5
Amount: $61,587,000.00
Attorneys: Daryoosh Khashayar of Khashayar Law Group; Kambiz Adibzadeh of Adibzadeh Law Firm; Deborah A. Wolfe of Wolfe Legal Group P.C.
Case: Asbaghi v. Nydegger
Type: Breach of Fiduciary Duty; Legal Malpractice
6
Amount: $58,289,000.00
Attorneys: David J. Semelsberger, James C. Allen, Jessica S. Taylor of Allen Semelsberger & Kaelin, LLP
Case: Miguel Aranda, et al. v. Terrace View Partners, LP, et al.
Type: Property Rights
7
Amount: $46,000,000.00
Attorneys: Henry Y. Pan, Mark P. Robinson, Jr., Scot D. Wilson of Robinson Calcagnie Robinson Shapiro Davis, Inc.
Case: Solorio v. Nissan Of Fontana Inc. et al.
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
8
Amount: $45,357,142.00
Attorneys: Brian J. Kim, John C. Carpenter, Sark Ohanian of Carpenter, Zuckerman & Rowley, LLP; Michael H. Silvers of Michael H. Silvers, A Law Corporation; Carl E. Douglas of Douglas / Hicks Law, APC
Case: Estate of Fernandez v. Jimenez et al.
Type: Wrongful Death; Car Accident
9
Amount: $44,446,482.00
Attorneys: Mark W. Poe, Randolph Gaw, Samuel S. Song, Victor Meng of Gaw Poe LLP
Case: Trendsettah USA Inc. vs. Swisher International
Type: Breach of Contract
10
Amount: $41,500,000.00
Attorneys: Matthew K. Wegner, Stephen M. McNamara, William J. Brown, Jr., Yuanjun L. Li of Brown Wegner McNamara LLP
Case: Nuvasive Inc. vs. Madsen Medical Inc. et al.
Type: Breach of Contract

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