Top 10 Verdicts in the United States in 2016

Top 10 Verdicts in the United States in 2016We are pleased to present to you the list of top 10 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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Note: If you have made this list (Top 10 Verdicts in the United States in 2016) you have also made the list of Top 20 Verdicts in the United States 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:$2,640,000,000.00
Attorneys:Elizabeth Govaerts, Vince Powers of Powers Law
Case:Estate of Thomas v. State of Nebraska
Type:Wrongful Death; Rape; Murder
3
Amount:$2,540,000,000.00
Attorneys:Calvin P. Griffith, Stephanie E. Parker of Jones Day
Case:Idenix Pharmaceuticals Inc. v. Gilead Sciences Inc.
Type:Patent Infringement
4
Amount:$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.
Type:Personal Injury; Negligent Misrepresentation; Product Liability
5
Amount:$940,000,000.00
Attorneys:Nick G. Saros, Rick Richmond of Jenner & Block LLP
Case:Epic Systems Corp. v. Tata Consultancy Services Limited
Type:Intellectual Property Infringement
6
Amount:$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.
Type:Securities Fraud
7
Amount:$625,600,000.00
Attorneys:Robert M. Parker, R. Christopher Bunt, Charles L. Ainsworth of Parker, Bunt & Ainsworth, P.C.; T. John Ward, Jr., Claire Abernathy Henry of Ward, Smith & Hill, PLLC; Bradley W. Caldwell, J. Austin Curry, Jason D. Cassady, Justin T. Nemunaitis of Caldwell Cassady & Curry
Case:Virnetx Inc., et al. v. Apple Inc.
Type:Patent Infringement
8
Amount:$504,802,368.00
Attorneys:Thomas W. Cope of Cope, Zebro & Crawford, P.L.
Case:Estate of Rotell v. Gaime, Hillsborough Co.
Type:Wrongful Death; Murder
9
Amount:$502,043,908.00
Attorneys:W. Mark Lanier of The Lanier Law Firm; Ernest H. Cannon of Ernest Cannon & Associates; Larry P. Boyd, Wayne Fisher, Justin Presnal of Fisher, Boyd, Johnson & Huguenard LLP; Richard J. Arsenault of Neblett Beard & Arsenault; Jayne Conroy of Simmons Hanly Conroy LLC
Case:Aoki v. Depuy Orthopaedics Inc., et al.
Type:Personal Injury; Negligent Misrepresentation; Product Liability
10
Amount:$302,427,950.00
Attorneys:Bradley W. Caldwell, J. Austin Curry of Caldwell Cassady & Curry
Case:VirnetX Inc. v. Cisco Systems Inc.
Type:Patent Infringement

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