Number 1 Verdicts in the United States in 2016

Number 1 Verdicts in the United States in 2016We are pleased to present to you the list of the largest – in (a) particular practice area(s) – plaintiff and cross-claimant jury verdicts obtained in the United States 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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$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
No.1 in: Breach of Contract
$2,640,000,000.00
Attorneys: Elizabeth Govaerts, Vince Powers of Powers Law
Case: Estate of Thomas v. State of Nebraska
No.1 in: Murder, Rape, Wrongful Death
$2,540,000,000.00
Attorneys: Calvin P. Griffith, Stephanie E. Parker of Jones Day
Case: Idenix Pharmaceuticals Inc. v. Gilead Sciences Inc.
No.1 in: Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement
$1,041,361,648.00
Attorneys: W. Mark Lanier of The Lanier Law Firm; Richard J. Arsenault of Neblett, Beard & Arsenault; Jayne Conroy of Simmons Hanly Conroy LLC; Khaldoun A. Baghdadi of Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger
Case: Andrews., et al. v. DePuy Orthopaedics Inc., et al.
No.1 in: Negligent Misrepresentation, Personal Injury, Product Liability
$775,000,000.00
Attorneys: Michael Calhoon, R. Stan Mortenson, Evan J. Werbel, Julie B. Rubenstein, Macey Reasoner Stokes, Richard P. Sobiecki of Baker Botts LLP
Case: Liberty Media Corp., et al. v. Vivendi Universal S.A., et al.
No.1 in: Securities Fraud
$183,261,737.00
Attorneys: Vito A. Cannavo of Sullivan Papain Block Mcgrath & Cannavo P.C.
Case: Stolowski, et al. v. 234 E 178th St LLC, et al.
No.1 in: Premises Liability, Workplace Safety
$142,000,000.00
Attorneys: Robert D. Crain of Crain Lewis Brogdon, LLP
Case: Estate of Lytle v. Hat Ballou Inc., et al.
No.1 in: Negligent Supervision, Wrongful Termination
$140,100,000.00
Attorneys: Kenneth G. Turkel, Shane B. Vogt, Christina R. Ramirez of Bajo Cuva Cohen & Turkel PA; Charles J. Harder, Jennifer J. McGrath, Douglas E. Mirell, Sarah E. Luppen of Harder Mirell & Abrams LLP
Case: Terry Bollea v. Gawker Media
No.1 in: Invasion of Privacy
$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
No.1 in: Car Accident
$120,000,000.00
Attorneys: Anthony C. Valiulis, David A. Eisenberg, Melinda J. Morales of Much Shelist, PC; Michael I. Kanovitz, Scott R. Rauscher of Loevy & Loevy
Case: County of Cook v. AIG, et al.
No.1 in: False Claims Act, Fraudulent Concealment
$108,913,521.00
Attorneys: Gilbert S. Keteltas, Robert G. Abrams of BakerHostetler LLP; Edward H. Tricker of Woods & Aitken LLP
Case: Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. v. ConAgra Foods Inc.
No.1 in: Indemnification
$70,000,000.00
Attorneys: Jason A. Itkin, Cesar Tavares of Arnold & Itkin, LLP; Thomas R Kline, Christopher A. Gomez, Kristen Loerch Sipala of Kline & Specter, P.C.; Brian J. McCormick Jr., Stephen A. Sheller of Sheller, PC
Case: A.Y., Pro Ami v. Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
No.1 in: Pharmacy Malpractice
$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.
No.1 in: Deceptive Trade Practices
$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
No.1 in: Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Legal Malpractice
$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.
No.1 in: Property Rights
$54,938,864.58
Attorneys: Daniel M. Kopfman, Lawrence M. Artenian of Wagner, Jones, Kopfman & Artenian LLP
Case: Bryan v. Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
No.1 in: Disability Discrimination
$53,852,558.00
Attorneys: Jason A. Gibson, Casey L. Jordan of The Gibson Law Firm
Case: Estate of Garcia v. Manhattan Vaughn JVP
No.1 in: Construction Accident
$53,000,000.00
Attorneys: Douglas J. Raymond, Jack M. Beam, Matthew M. Patterson of Beam & Raymond; Geoffrey N. Fieger of Fieger Law PC
Case: I.E. v. University of Chicago Med. Ctr.
No.1 in: Birth Injury, Hospital Malpractice
$51,448,174.77
Attorneys: Caleb H. Didriksen of Didriksen, Saucier, Woods & Pichon, PLC; Tony M. Clayton of Clayton, Fruge & Ward Law
Case: Marable v. Empire Truck Sales of Louisiana LLC
No.1 in: Truck Accident
$41,956,474.00
Attorneys: Thomas D. Roebig, Jr., Wilfried H. Florin, Shaun M. Cummings of Florin Roebig; Frank Miller of Caglia & Miller
Case: Osmond vs. Applebee's, et al.
No.1 in: Dram Shop Liability
$40,407,446.00
Attorneys: Thomas J. Smith of K&L Gates LLP; John F.Olsen of The Law Office of John F. Olsen
Case: NuWave Investment v. First Advantage Litigation Consulting LLC
No.1 in: Defamation
$38,630,344.00
Attorneys: Phillip Robinson of Consumer Law Center LLC; Scott C. Borison of Legg Law Firm, LLP
Case: Finch v. LVNV Funding LLC
No.1 in: Consumer Fraud
$36,630,000.00
Attorneys: Kevin S. Ernst of Ernst & Marko Law; Dean Elliott of Law Office of Dean Elliott PLC
Case: Jennings v. Fuller
No.1 in: Excessive Force
$33,500,000.00
Attorneys: Alex Alvarez of The Alvarez Law Firm; Gary M. Paige of Gordon & Doner
Case: Purdo v. R.J. Reynolds, et al.
No.1 in: Tobacco
$32,800,000.00
Attorneys: Denyse F. Clancy, Joseph D. Satterley of Kazan, McClain, Satterly & Greenwood
Case: Tyler v. American Optical Corp.
No.1 in: Asbestos Exposure
$31,222,486.00
Attorneys: Richard E. Fradette of Beliveau, Fradette & Gallant, P.A.; Lauren S. Irwin of Upton & Hatfield LLP
Case: McPadden v. Wal-Mart Stores East L.P.
No.1 in: Gender Discrimination
$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.
No.1 in: Delayed Diagnosis
$30,035,000.00
Attorneys: Cameron Jehl of Jehl Law Group PLLC; Kenneth L. Connor of Connor & Connor, LLC
Case: Estate of Pierce v. Allenbrooke Nursing and Rehabilitation Center LLC
No.1 in: Nursing Home Malpractice
$28,100,000.00
Attorneys: Maren L. Chaloupka of Chaloupka, Holyoke, Snyder, Chaloupka & Longoria, PC
Case: Dean v. Smith
No.1 in: Wrongful Conviction
$28,000,500.00
Attorneys: Jared I. Ross, Neal W. Hirschfeld of Greenspoon Marder, PA
Case: Manzano v. Carey Royal Ramn Mortuary
No.1 in: Tortious Interference
$27,018,940.00
Attorneys: Charles I. Kampinski of McCarthy, Lebit, Crystal & Liffman; Kent B. Schneider of Kent B. Schneider Co., LLC
Case: Soberay v. Greyhound Lines Inc.
No.1 in: Bus Accident
$25,000,000.00
Attorneys: James A. Ardaiz, John G. Michael, Peter G. Fashing of Baker Manock & Jensen PC
Case: Rio Mesa Holdings L.L.C. v. Fidelity National Title Insurance Company
No.1 in: Insurance Bad Faith
$24,921,994.82
Attorneys: Katie Mesner-Hage of Koskoff, Koskoff & Bieder PC
Case: Schneider v. Southern Connecticut Vascular Center, LLC
No.1 in: Failure to Diagnose
$23,665,931.00
Attorneys: Donald G. Liddy, Paula Jovell of Liddy Law Firm; Nicholas M. Hutchinson, Thomas J. Johnston of Johnston & Hutchinson LLP
Case: Guilmette v. City of Los Angeles
No.1 in: Motorcycle Accident
$21,897,283.00
Attorneys: Duane C. Miller, Michael D. Axline, Daniel Boone, Justin M. Massey, Dave E. Blum, Bryan B. Barnhart, Tracey L. O'Reilly of Miller, Axline & Sawyer
Case: City of Clovis v. Shell Oil Company
No.1 in: Pollution
$21,657,000.00
Attorneys: Nicholas C. Rowley of Carpenter, Zuckerman & Rowley, LLP; Haytham Faraj of Law Offices of Haytham Faraj PLLC
Case: Danielle Laws v. Chen
No.1 in: Moped Accident
$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
No.1 in: Aviation Accident
$20,450,000.00
Attorneys: Dennis E. Egan of Popham Law Firm, P.C.; Kevin Baldwin of Baldwin & Vernon, LLC
Case: Miller v. American Family Mutual Insurance
No.1 in: Pregnancy Discrimination

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