Top 50 Breach of Contract Verdicts in California in 2017

Top 50 Breach of Contract Verdicts in California in 2017We are pleased to present to you the list of top 50 Breach of Contract jury verdicts (plaintiff and cross-claimant) obtained in California in the year 2017. The list is comprised of various case types that were tried either in state or federal courts.

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1
Amount:$21,348,500.00
Attorneys:Alvin L. Pittman of Law Office of Alvin L. Pittman
Case:Harper v. Nationwide Life Insurance Company
Type:Breach of Contract, Fraud, Insurance Bad Faith, Unfair Competition
2
Amount:$20,960,518.00
Attorneys:Glenn E. Solomon, Daron L. Tooch, Katherine M. Dru, Amanda L. Hayes-Kibreab, Lillie A. Werner Singh of Hooper, Lundy & Bookman, PC
Case:County of San Bernardino v. Blue Cross of California
Type:Breach of Contract, Insurance Bad Faith, Unfair Business Practices, Quantum Meruit
3
Amount:$20,334,632.00
Attorneys:Sherry S. Bragg , Gary A. Waldron of Weintraub Tobin
Case:Kurtin v. Elieff
Type:Breach of Contract
4
Amount:$16,004,204.00
Attorneys:James G. Damon, Daniel S. Kippen of Voss Cook & Thel LLP
Case:Geddes v. Ko’s Anaheim Prof. Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract, Fraud, Misrepresentation, Tortious Interference, Nuisance, Landlord-Tenant, Failure to Maintain
5
Amount:$9,423,695.00
Attorneys:Robert E. Allen, J. Michael Hennigan, Scott Cole, Caroline M. Walters, Elizabeth S. Lachman , Mike McKool , Karlanna M. Lewis of McKool Smith
Case:Jones v. MJJ Productions Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract
6
Amount:$8,078,671.00
Attorneys:Christopher Van Gundy, Arthur S. Garrett, William E. Gaar of Keller and Heckman LLP; G. David Godwin, Wallace E. Smith, Gonzalo C. Martinez, Robert Binion of Squire Patton Boggs
Case:Townsend Farms Inc. v. Goknur Gida
Type:Breach of Contract, Fraud, Indemnity, Negligent Misrepresentation, Intentional Misrepresentation
7
Amount:$7,225,000.00
Attorneys:Robert S. Gianelli of Gianelli & Morris, A Law Corp.; René J. Kern, Jr. of The Kern Law Group PC
Case:LaRue v. Accountable Health Care IPA
Type:Breach of Contract, Insurance Bad Faith, Personal Injury
8
Amount:$5,702,364.00
Attorneys:Richard K. Howell, Kathryn D.Z. Domin of Rutan & Tucker, LLP
Case:Wijay v. Auction.com L.L.C.
Type:Breach of Contract, Fraud, Quantum Meruit
9
Amount:$4,124,275.00
Attorneys:Louis R. Miller, Jason R. Tokoro of Miller Barondess LLP; Peter L. Duncan, Lynn M. Beekman of Pyle Sims Duncan & Stevenson, APC
Case:PureFitness Downtown Sports Club, Inc. v. Westgate Hotel Co.
Type:Breach of Contract, Promissory Note
10
Amount:$4,008,591.00
Attorneys:Jerald E. Gale, Robert E. Lewis, Lawrence J. Poteet of Ablon, Lewis, Bass & Gale, LLP
Case:Elysian Care Corp. v. Lawndale Healthcare & Wellness Center L.L.C.
Type:Breach of Contract, Fraud, Unfair Business Practices, Promissory Note
11
Amount:$4,000,000.00
Attorneys:Mary Lu, Lauren M. Lookofsky of Kermisch & Paletz, LLP
Case:Chung v. Liu
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Fraud, Intentional Tort
12
Amount:$3,538,331.00
Attorneys:Brian J. Virag of MyBedBugLawyer, Inc.
Case:Hsu, et al. v. La Park La Brea LLC, et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Bed Bug Bite, Breach of Warranty of Habitability, Nuisance, Landlord-Tenant
13
Amount:$3,238,004.00
Attorneys:Jeffrey B. Valle, Susan L. Klein, Ilan Wisnia of Valle Makoff LLP; Peter H. Klee, Theona Zhordania of McKenna Long & Aldridge L.L.P
Case:Zenith Insurance Company v. Michael Ehrenfeld Company
Type:Breach of Contract, Indemnity
14
Amount:$3,232,617.00
Attorneys:Stephen C. Grebing, Andrew A. Servais, Amy L. Simonson of Wingert, Grebing, Brubaker & Juskie, LLP
Case:City of Imperial v. Ferguson Enterprises, Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Warranty, Negligent Misrepresentation, Product Liability, Unfair Competition
15
Amount:$2,564,260.00
Attorneys:Richard M. Foster, Sylvia Sultanyan of Law Offices of Richard M. Foster; Marc Smith, Jeremy D. Smith, Benjamin J. Smith, Daniel L. Reback of Krane & Smith APC
Case:Saribekyan v. Bank of America, N.A.
Type:Breach of Contract, Deceptive Trade Practices, Property Damage, Unfair Business Practices, Intentional Tort
16
Amount:$2,263,377.00
Attorneys:Michael M. Amir, Amy I. Borlund of Doll Amir & Eley LLP; Jeffrey D. Nodd of Nodd Law Group
Case:Frenkel v. L.A. Micro Group Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract, Fraud, Unfair Business Practices, Unfair Competition, Conversion
17
Amount:$2,170,000.00
Attorneys:Jared T. Walker of Law Office of Jared T. Walker, P.C.; Karen M. Goodman of Goodman & Associates
Case:Staaveren v. Brown
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Legal Malpractice, Professional Malpractice
18
Amount:$2,016,800.00
Attorneys:Justin C. Jones, Nicole Lovelock of Jones Lovelock; Scott D. Hughes of Law Offices of Scott D. Hughes
Case:Kellstrom v. Kellstrom
Type:Breach of Contract, Conversion
19
Amount:$2,015,101.00
Attorneys:Jodi K. Swick, Robert D. Whitney of McDowell Hetherington; Robert P. Johnson, Emily Gallagher Montion of Thompson Hine
Case:Macrotron Systems Inc. v. Gooch & Housego L.L.C.
Type:Breach of Contract, Fraud, Landlord-Tenant
20
Amount:$1,885,000.00
Attorneys:Alexander E. Cunny, Vince W. Finaldi, John C. Manly of Manly, Stewart & Finaldi; William R. Fuhrman of Law Office of William R. Fuhrman
Case:Hagan v. Army and Navy Academy
Type:Breach of Contract, Fraud, Negligent Supervision, Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment, Intentional Tort
21
Amount:$1,670,239.00
Attorneys:Bryan C. Altman of The Altman Law Group; Steve B. Mikhov, Lauren A. Ungs of Knight Law Group LLP; Mark D. O'Connor of O'Connor Law Group
Case:Margeson v. Ford Motor Co.
Type:Breach of Contract, False Advertising, Fraudulent Concealment, Consumer Protection, Intentional Misrepresentation
22
Amount:$1,613,000.00
Attorneys:Katrina A. Foley, Sachiyo Y. Miller, Nida L. Henderson of The Foley Group PLC; B. James Pantone of Pantone Law
Case:Lopez v. Morgan
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Constructive Discharge, Labor & Employment
23
Amount:$1,603,000.00
Attorneys:Brian J. Virag of MyBedBugLawyer, Inc.
Case:Lilliana Martinez, et al. v. Amusement Six Apartments LLC
Type:Breach of Contract, Premises Liability, Breach of Warranty of Habitability, Nuisance, Emotional Distress
24
Amount:$1,334,072.98
Attorneys:Evangeline F. Grossman of Evangeline Fisher Grossman Law; Brian S. Kabateck, Shant A. Karnikian of Kabateck LLP
Case:Lopez v. IDS Property Casualty Insurance Co.
Type:Breach of Contract, Insurance Bad Faith
25
Amount:$1,050,000.00
Attorneys:M. Candice Bryner, Tumy N. Nguyen of Law Offices of M. Candice Bryner APC
Case:Hetman v. California Capital Insurance Co.
Type:Breach of Contract, Insurance Bad Faith
26
Amount:$1,023,504.00
Attorneys:Jerrold Abeles, Diane B. Roldan of Arent Fox LLP
Case:CP Kelco U.S., Inc. v. Yuan
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Misappropriation of Trade Secrets, Labor & Employment, Civil Theft
27
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Adam J. Soibelman, Robin McConnell of R2 Law Group, LLP; Nicholas J. Lanza, Stewart K. Schmella of Lanza Law Firm, PC
Case:Segler Holdings, LLC v. Miller
Type:Breach of Contract, Unfair Business Practices, Unjust Enrichment, Quantum Meruit
28
Amount:$898,781.00
Attorneys:Craig Holden, Adrianna Kourafas, Dennis J. Holahan, Christopher M. Sargoy of Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Case:Thread Collective Inc. v. Pixior LLC
Type:Breach of Contract, Fraud
29
Amount:$843,473.00
Attorneys:David L. Fleck of Law Office of David L. Fleck, Inc.; Philip J. Layfield, Scott A. Newman, Edwin Essakhar of The Layfield Law Firm A.P.C.; Victor J. Daniels of Victor J. Daniels Attorney At Law
Case:Offshore Supply Systems v. CS Industries Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract, Fraud, Negligent Misrepresentation
30
Amount:$687,248.00
Attorneys:Dana Fox , John S. Lowenthal of Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Case:Ensemble Real Estate Services v. San Antonio Community Hospital
Type:Breach of Contract, Indemnity, Negligent Maintenance
31
Amount:$560,255.00
Attorneys:Brian M. Grossman, Nickolas B. Solish, Aaron M. Gladstein of Tesser Grossman LLP; Raymond L. Asher of Raymond L. Asher APC
Case:Yehuda v. RS West Hollywood LLC
Type:Breach of Contract, Tortious Interference
32
Amount:$544,040.00
Attorneys:John A. Mayers, John H. Stephens, Christopher B. Ghio of Mulvaney Barry Beatty Linn & Mayers LLP
Case:Promenade Mall Development Corp. v. P.B. Roma’s, Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract, Landlord-Tenant
33
Amount:$465,660.00
Attorneys:Brian J. Virag of MyBedBugLawyer, Inc.
Case:Reynolds v. 12300-12301 Osborne Place
Type:Breach of Contract, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Bed Bug Bite, Breach of Warranty of Habitability, Nuisance, Landlord-Tenant
34
Amount:$443,638.00
Attorneys:Jed I. Lowenthal, Daniel G. Murphy of Loeb & Loeb
Case:JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A. v. Partners For Payment Relief DE II L.L.C.
Type:Breach of Contract
35
Amount:$440,040.00
Attorneys:Kerry P. Zeiler of Zeiler Law Group APC; Antonio A. Cota of The Cota Law Firm; Thomas J. Tedesco of Law Offices of Thomas J. Tedesco; Jennifer Feres of The Feres Firm APC
Case:Morales v. Thee Aguila Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract
36
Amount:$338,665.00
Attorneys:Lawrence C. Ecoff, Kevin T. Kay , Alberto J. Campain of Ecoff Campain & Tilles, LLP
Case:Gevorkyan v. Ekimyan
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Conversion
37
Amount:$338,660.00
Attorneys:Thomas A. Moore of Brownstone Law Group, PC
Case:Frazer v. Grand
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Fraud, Fraudulent Concealment, Negligent Misrepresentation, Intentional Misrepresentation
38
Amount:$335,000.00
Attorneys:Gerard P. Fox , Marina V. Bogorad, Morgan E. Pietz, Belinda M. Vega, Jeffrey Z. Liu, Erika E. Morris of Gerard Fox Law PC
Case:Gregg Ziskind & Associates Inc. v. Manatt, Phelps & Phillips L.L.P.
Type:Breach of Contract
39
Amount:$317,512.00
Attorneys:Chad Biggins of Biggins Law Group
Case:SPAP Co. v. Clinical Products
Type:Breach of Contract, Quantum Meruit
40
Amount:$302,875.00
Attorneys:Raymond E. Kong of Fisher & Kong LLP
Case:Tanaka v. Easton
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Conversion
41
Amount:$272,500.00
Attorneys:Kipp Williams, Michael Weitz of Blanchard, Krasner & French, APC
Case:Flannery v. MSi Lighting Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract
42
Amount:$178,492.00
Attorneys:Patrick Shields, Matthew S. Warren, Erika H. Warren, Amy Bailey of Warren Lex LLP
Case:Warren Lex L.L.P. v. Woodbridge Structured Funding L.L.C.
Type:Breach of Contract, Quantum Meruit
43
Amount:$177,054.00
Attorneys:John Y. Igarashi of Law Offices of John Y. Igarashi
Case:Patient Focused Management Inc. v. Pro-Neuro Services L.L.C.
Type:Breach of Contract, Fraudulent Concealment, Negligent Misrepresentation, Unfair Business Practices, Unjust Enrichment, Quantum Meruit
44
Amount:$152,291.00
Attorneys:Orlando F. Cabanday of Cabanday Law Group
Case:B&Y Fashion Inc. v. FTC Commercial Corp.
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Conversion
45
Amount:$150,000.00
Attorneys:Joshua M. Wolff of Wolff Mascaro LLP
Case:Steele v. 4 Copas USA Inc
Type:Breach of Contract
46
Amount:$144,990.00
Attorneys:Russell A. Robinson of The Law Office of Russell A. Robinson
Case:Kapila v. Bhandari
Type:Breach of Contract, Unpaid Wages, Labor & Employment
47
Amount:$135,451.00
Attorneys:G. Patrick Connors III of Connors & Associates; Kevin T. Cauley of Schwartz Semerdjian Cauley & Moot
Case:Moran v. S.C. Anderson Group International, Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract, Fraudulent Concealment, Property Damage, Construction Defect
48
Amount:$108,000.00
Attorneys:Octavio Cardona-Loya of Golden & Cardona-Loya LLP
Case:Barron v. JKC Palm Springs Automotive Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract, Deceptive Trade Practices, Unfair Business Practices, Consumer Protection
49
Amount:$105,250.00
Attorneys:Robert N. Hocker of Browning Hocker; Patricia P. Hollenbeck , Heather U. Guerena of Duane Morris LLP
Case:Miller v. Frisbee
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Fraud, Conversion, Labor & Employment
50
Amount:$104,400.00
Attorneys:Brian J. Virag of MyBedBugLawyer, Inc.
Case:Fuentes, et al. v. Pioneer Street Associates
Type:Breach of Contract, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Bed Bug Bite, Breach of Warranty of Habitability, Nuisance, Landlord-Tenant

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