Top 50 Verdicts in Colorado in 2017

Top 50 Verdicts in Colorado in 2017We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 50 plaintiff and cross-claimant jury verdicts obtained in Colorado 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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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: $60,215,413.00
Attorneys: James D. Thompson, III, Kathleen B. Spangler, Nicholas N. Shum, Phillip B. Dye, Jr. of Vinson & Elkins LLP; Ericka F. Houck Englert, Michael J. Gallagher of Davis Graham & Stubbs
Case: Antero Res. Corp. v. South Jersey Res. Grp., et al.
Type: Breach of Contract
2
Amount: $4,000,000.00
Attorneys: David S. Woodruff, Henry R. Miniter of Wahlberg, Woodruff, Nimmo & Sloane L.L.P.
Case: A.R., Pro ami, Rudnicki v. Bianco D.O.
Type: Birth Injury, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Brain Injury
3
Amount: $3,412,800.00
Attorneys: Lance Astrella, Steven L. Prescott of Astrella Law, P.C.; Jason B. Wesoky of Darling Milligan PC
Case: Meadows, et al. v. DCP Midstream
Type: Breach of Contract, Property Rights, Natural Resources
4
Amount: $3,011,000.00
Attorneys: Marco F. Bendinelli, Katherine L. Merlin of Bendinelli Law Firm, P.C
Case: Packer v. Avis Budget Car Rental, et al.
Type: Personal Injury, Product Liability, Defective Product, Negligent Maintenance
5
Amount: $2,929,025.00
Attorneys: Brett M. Godfrey, Aaron R. Bakken, Nina E. Prevot of Godfrey Johnson, P.C.
Case: Orion Air Grp. Holdings v. The Travelers Indem.
Type: Breach of Contract, Insurance Bad Faith, Premises Liability, Negligent Maintenance
6
Amount: $2,500,000.00
Attorneys: Marc Harden, Kurt M. Zaner of Zaner Harden Law LLP
Case: Ahilo v. Kliem
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Wrongful Death
7
Amount: $2,450,000.00
Attorneys: Paul Maxon of The Law Office of Paul Maxon; Mary J. Lowrey, Sarah J. Parady of Lowrey Parady, LLC; Amy D. Trenary of Appeal to Justice, L.L.C.
Case: Hayes v. Skywest Airlines
Type: Disability Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment
8
Amount: $2,258,278.00
Attorneys: Amy M. Darby of Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani LLP; Kurt W. Hallock of Law Office of Kurt W. Hallock
Case: Williams v. Genesis Fin. Techs.
Type: Breach of Contract, Fraud, Negligent Misrepresentation, Conversion, Quantum Meruit
9
Amount: $2,105,000.00
Attorneys: Steven A. Shapiro, Marlo J. Greer, A. Craig Fleishman, Angela E. McGraw of Shapiro Winthers P.C.
Case: A.A., Pro ami v. Hines M.D.
Type: Delayed Childbirth Delivery, Delayed Treatment, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Brain Injury
10
Amount: $1,772,878.00
Attorneys: Sean M. Dormer, Kevin C. Harpring of Dormer Harpring, LLC
Case: Kate v. Dillon Companies
Type: Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip and Fall
11
Amount: $1,700,000.00
Attorneys: Thomas J. Overton, Richard J. Gleason of Overton Law Firm
Case: Dildine v. Saxon
Type: Invasion of Privacy, Sexual Harassment, Emotional Distress, Mental Abuse
12
Amount: $1,605,000.00
Attorneys: Daniel S. Foster, Laura M. Martinez of Foster Graham Milstein & Calisher, LLP
Case: Garcia v. Colorado Cab Co.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury
13
Amount: $1,526,000.00
Attorneys: Jake C. Eisenstein, Benjamin T. Norton, Paul Fisher, Kimberly L. Koehler of Fisher & Associates P.C.
Case: Labriola v. Southwest Plaza, et al.
Type: Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip and Fall
14
Amount: $1,386,151.00
Attorneys: Karen L. Spaulding, Andrew Glenn of Beatty & Wozniak, P.C.
Case: Bill Barrett Corp. v. YMC Royalty Co., et al.
Type: Breach of Contract, Quantum Meruit
15
Amount: $1,350,972.00
Attorneys: Elliot Singer, Kurt M. Zaner of Zaner Harden Law LLP
Case: Grothe v. Lamar, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Hiring, Negligent Training
16
Amount: $1,182,266.00
Attorneys: Jason W. Jordan, Ross E. Herington, Lars F. Bergstrom of Jordan Law
Case: Roach v. Kiewit New Mexico Co., et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
17
Amount: $1,150,033.00
Attorneys: James K. Vucinovich of Rossi Vucinovich PC
Case: Nestor v. Union Pacific Railroad Co.
Type: Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety
18
Amount: $1,104,000.00
Attorneys: Jason W. Jordan, John D. Halepaska of Jordan Law; Robert J. Manning of Manning Law
Case: Casaretto v. Geico Casualty Co.
Type: Car Accident, Insurance Bad Faith, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Underinsured Motorist
19
Amount: $1,085,000.00
Attorneys: Travis S. Young, Patricia A. Meester, Patric LeHouillier of Franklin D. Azar & Associates P.C.
Case: Pacheco v. Little, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident
20
Amount: $990,455.00
Attorneys: James H. Chalat, Evan P. Banker of Chalat Hatten & Banker PC; Sean Olson of Olson Law Firm LLC
Case: Seto v. Fraterelli M.D.
Type: Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Surgical Error, Unnecessary Surgery
21
Amount: $928,000.00
Attorneys: Brian A. Murphy of The Murphy Law Firm L.L.C.; Paul M. Duda of Bachus & Schanker, LLC
Case: Weaver v. Solis, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
22
Amount: $850,000.00
Attorneys: Daniel J. Caplis, Michael McNally, Babar Waheed of Dan Caplis Law
Case: Murphy v. Ward Alternative Energy
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury
23
Amount: $806,523.00
Attorneys: Ross I. Ziev of Wahlberg, Woodruff, Nimmo & Sloane L.L.P.; Daniel J. Caplis of Dan Caplis Law
Case: Haste v. SCL Health - Front Range
Type: Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Trip and Fall
24
Amount: $800,000.00
Attorneys: George J. Nichols of George J. Nichols III, P.C.
Case: Murway v. Fee, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Uninsured Motorist
25
Amount: $779,590.00
Attorneys: Mari Newman, Michael P. Fairhurst, Darold W. Killmer of Killmer, Lane & Newman, LLP
Case: Smith v. Town of Kremmling, Colo, et al.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Personal Injury, False Arrest, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct
26
Amount: $580,000.00
Attorneys: J. Keith Killian, Andrew S. Petroski of Killian Davis Richter & Mayle PC.
Case: Romero v. Helmerich & Payne International Drilling Co.
Type: Retaliation, Constructive Discharge, Labor & Employment
27
Amount: $568,810.00
Attorneys: Brian Weiss of Weiss Law LLC
Case: Thomas v. Diaz-Sabas, et al.
Type: Bicycle Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death
28
Amount: $538,774.00
Attorneys: David W. Krivit, Darin L. Schanker of Bachus & Schanker, LLC
Case: Esquibel v. Mease
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
29
Amount: $512,600.00
Attorneys: Joshua D. Stoll, Jennifer A. Simpson of The Paul Wilkinson Law Firm, LLC
Case: Davis v. Barton, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
30
Amount: $460,000.00
Attorneys: James N. Thomaidis, Jonathan T. Lieber, D. Elizabeth Wills of Gersh & Thomaidis, LLC
Case: Crew Tile Distrib. v. Porcelanosa, et al.
Type: Breach of Contract, Malicious Prosecution, Tortious Interference, Unjust Enrichment, Quantum Meruit, Abuse Of Process
31
Amount: $400,000.00
Attorneys: Jennifer C. Robinson of Robinson & Associates Law Office, LLC
Case: Chavez v. State of Colorado, Department of Ed
Type: Religious Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment
32
Amount: $394,494.00
Attorneys: Rebecca B. Albano of Law Office of Rebecca Albano, LLC
Case: Mcmahon v. Gallegos
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury
33
Amount: $350,000.00
Attorneys: Cornell Johnson of The Law Office of Cornell Johnson, P.C.
Case: Crum v. American Family Mutual Insurance Co.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Underinsured Motorist
34
Amount: $331,849.00
Attorneys: Randall J. Paulsen of Scott Armitage, PC
Case: Moore v. Martin
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury
35
Amount: $330,257.00
Attorneys: Sandra L. Hagen, Robert D. Wilhite of Sawaya, Rose, McClure & Wilhite, P.C.
Case: Wade v. Elitch Holdings
Type: Business Liability, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Brain Injury, Negligent Training
36
Amount: $318,153.00
Attorneys: David J. Warner of Wadsworth Warner Conrardy, P.C
Case: Teamsters Local Union No. 357 v. Estes, et al.
Type: Breach of Contract, Unjust Enrichment, Quantum Meruit
37
Amount: $300,000.00
Attorneys: Remington W. Fang of Bachus & Schanker, LLC; R. Keith Fuicelli, Amanda Francis of Fuicelli & Lee, P.C.
Case: Bailey v. Hoover, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Underinsured Motorist, Brain Injury
38
Amount: $250,000.00
Attorneys: Joseph R. Winston of Winston Law Firm; Benjamin M. Wegener of Wegener Scarborough Younge & Hockensmith LLP
Case: Sloan v. Maria's Bookshop
Type: Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Fall
39
Amount: $205,000.00
Attorneys: Dustin Bergman of Bachus & Schanker, LLC
Case: Hixson v. Gustus
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury
40
Amount: $200,000.00
Attorneys: Matthew S. Martin of Gordon Melun Maton LLP
Case: Carpenter v. Big R. of Pueblo Inc.
Type: Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Trip and Fall, Brain Injury
41
Amount: $196,800.00
Attorneys: Steven P. Johnston of Bachus & Schanker, LLC
Case: Lloyd v. Dowlen, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
42
Amount: $172,904.00
Attorneys: Jason D. Levy of Cook, Bradford & Levy, LLC
Case: Dortch v. Reynolds
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury
43
Amount: $164,487.00
Attorneys: Kelli Riley of Riley Law LLC
Case: Merida v. Super Quality Cleaners LLC, et al.
Type: Retaliation, Unpaid Wages, Wrongful Termination, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment
44
Amount: $152,000.00
Attorneys: Peter R. Bornstein of Law Offices of Peter R. Bornstein
Case: Damian v. Garcia, et al.
Type: Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Conspiracy, Unjust Enrichment, Quantum Meruit
45
Amount: $145,000.00
Attorneys: David R. Eason, Bruce E. Rohde of EasonRohde L.L.C
Case: Ostenso v. Davidson, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Uninsured Motorist
46
Amount: $144,480.00
Attorneys: Rachel E. Ellis of Livelihood Law, LLC
Case: Garcia v. Ensign U.S. Drilling
Type: Age Discrimination, Civil Rights Violation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment
47
Amount: $124,981.00
Attorneys: Robert F. Pribila, R. Jerome Aquino, Tim L. Fields, Bethany A. Pribila of Pribila, Aquino, & Fields P.C.
Case: Fako v. Farmers Insurance Exchange
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Underinsured Motorist, Brain Injury
48
Amount: $120,000.00
Attorneys: Bradley S. Freedberg of The Law Office of Bradley S. Freedberg, P.C.; Nathaniel J. Thompson of Law Office of Nathaniel J. Thompson
Case: Carter v. Davidson, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Legal Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accident, Professional Negligence, Wrongful Death, Conversion
49
Amount: $115,329.00
Attorneys: Cynthia E. Wellbrock of Law Office of Cynthia E. Wellbrock, LLC
Case: Wedgwood v. Overlook Mine Sand & Gravel
Type: Breach of Contract, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Quantum Meruit
50
Amount: $112,700.00
Attorneys: Peter R. Bornstein of Law Offices of Peter R. Bornstein
Case: Lackas & Helton v. Envtl. Demolition Inc., et al.
Type: Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Unfair Business Practices, Unpaid Wages, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment

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