Top 20 Verdicts in Georgia in 2016

Top 20 Verdicts in Georgia in 2016We are pleased to present to you the list of top 20 plaintiff and cross-claimant jury verdicts obtained in the State of Georgia 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 20 Verdicts in Georgia in 2016) you have also made the list of Top 50 Verdicts in Georgia 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:$40,000,000.00
Attorneys:Stephen G. Lowry, Kristy S. Davies of Harris Penn Lowry LLP; Robert B. Langstaff, Jr. of Langstaff Law LLC
Case:Jenkins v. Lambert, et al.
Type:Personal Injury; Truck Accident
2
Amount:$30,545,655.00
Attorneys:Daniel S. Weinstock, G. Scott Vezina, Carolyn M. Chopko of Feldman Shepherd Wohlgelernter Tanner Weinstock & Dodig LLP; Jed D. Manton, Yvonne S. Godfrey of Harris Penn Lowry LLP
Case:Louis v. Hearin, et al.
Type:Personal Injury; Delayed Diagnosis; Medical Malpractice
3
Amount:$30,485,664.00
Attorneys:Ben C. Brodhead, Ashley B. Fournet, Jennifer S. Mundy of Brodhead Law, LLC
Case:Mezquital v. Almassud, et al.
Type:Personal Injury; Car Accident
4 (tie)
Amount:$20,000,000.00
Attorneys:Michael L. Goldberg, Joseph A. Fried, Eric J.D. Rogers of Fried Rogers Goldberg LLC
Case:Khan v. Moore Freight Service Inc.
Type:Personal Injury; Car Accident
4 (tie)
Amount:$20,000,000.00
Attorneys:Darren Summerville, Mecca S. Anderson of The Summerville Firm; Jeffrey P. Shiver, Alan Hamilton of Shiver Hamilton, LLC
Case:Kirschenbaum, et al. v. JamCo Properties
Type:Wrongful Death; Inadequate Security; Premises Liability
5
Amount:$15,000,000.00
Attorneys:Lloyd Bell of Bell Law Firm
Case:Nelson v. Emory Healthcare Inc., et al.
Type:Personal Injury; Medical Malpractice
6
Amount:$8,608,781.00
Attorneys:Derrick L. Bingham, M. Michael Egan, W. Seaborn Jones of Owen, Gleaton, Egan, Jones & Sweeney LLP
Case:Chemence Inc., et al. v. Quinn, et al.
Type:Breach of Contract; Trade Secrets
7
Amount:$5,352,000.00
Attorneys:Joseph W. Weeks of McNally Weeks; Andrew R. Lynch of Andrew R. Lynch, P.C.
Case:Rinehart v. GFI Management Services Inc.
Type:Personal Injury; Fall; Premises Liability
8
Amount:$5,020,000.00
Attorneys:Jefferson C. Callier of The Callier Firm; Hardy Gregory, Jr., George H. Carley of Carley, Gregory & Gregory; Dustin T. Brown of Daughtery, Crawford & Brown, LLP
Case:James v. CSX Transportation Inc.
Type:Whistleblower; Retaliation; Employment
9
Amount:$4,700,000.00
Attorneys:David Krugler, Andrew B. Cash of Cash, Krugler & Fredericks LLC
Case:Estate of Smith v. McDonough Primary Care Inc., et al.
Type:Wrongful Death; Medical Malpractice
10
Amount:$3,312,189.00
Attorneys:Eric P. Schroeder, Damon J. Whitaker, Edwin M. Cook, Aiten M. McPherson, Christopher P. Galanek, J. Bennett Clark of Bryan Cave LLP
Case:WIKA Instrument Corp. v. Ashcroft Inc.
Type:Consumer Protection; False Advertising; Unfair Competition & Business Practices
11
Amount:$2,546,355.00
Attorneys:P. Keith Lichtman, Zack D. Anderson of Mills Paskert Divers
Case:Guarantee Co. of North America v. Gary’s Grading & Pipeline Co. Inc., et al.
Type:Breach of Contract; Indemnity
12
Amount:$2,500,000.00
Attorneys:Bruce A. Hagen, Myrlin D. Earle of Hagen, Rosskopf & Earle; James R. Hodes, Esther Panitch of The Panitch Law Group, PC
Case:Lacoste v. White
Type:Personal Injury; Car v. Pedestrian Accident
13
Amount:$2,025,000.00
Attorneys:Alan J. Hamilton of Shiver Hamilton, LLC
Case:Mckenzie v. Casselman
Type:Personal Injury; Car Accident
14
Amount:$1,670,000.00
Attorneys:Christopher M. Simon of Christopher Simon, Attorney at Law; Michael Ruppersburg of Michael Ruppersburg, Attorney at Law; Leland H. Kynes of Kynes Law, LLC
Case:Maust v. Pike Electric LLC
Type:Personal Injury; Work Accident; Negligent Supervision
15
Amount:$1,262,844.00
Attorneys:James O. Wilson, Jr. of Law Offices of James Wilson; Lawrence B. Schlachter of The Schlachter Law Firm, PC
Case:Evans v. Sutton, M.D., et al.
Type:Personal Injury; Failure to Diagnose; Medical Malpractice
16
Amount:$1,070,288.00
Attorneys:Daniel Bullard, IV, Kevin A. Wangerin of Bullard & Wangerin, LLP
Case:McAlister-Jones v. Foote
Type:Personal Injury; Car Accident
17
Amount:$977,579.00
Attorneys:John D. Hipes of Hipes & Belle Isle LLC
Case:Erebia v. Allstate Property & Casualty Insurance Co.
Type:Property Damage; Breach of Contract; Insurance Bad Faith
18
Amount:$850,000.00
Attorneys:Robert F. Glass, James A. Robson of Glass & Robson LLC
Case:Martin v. Earthalene Greene Blue
Type:Personal Injury; Car Accident
19
Amount:$816,000.00
Attorneys:Timothy K. Hall, Adam M. Collins of Law Offices of Timothy K. Hall LLC
Case:Gottlieb v. Ashamole
Type:Personal Injury; Car Accident
20
Amount:$739,500.00
Attorneys:Joseph A. Fried, Brian T. Mohs of Fried Rogers Goldberg LLC
Case:Mavromatis v. Murphy
Type:Personal Injury; Car Accident

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