Top 10 Product Liability Verdicts in Florida in 2017

Top 10 Product Liability Verdicts in Florida in 2017We are pleased to present to you the list of top 10 Product Liability jury verdicts (plaintiff and cross-claimant) obtained in Florida 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:$36,000,000.00
Attorneys:Randy Rosenblum of Dolan Dobrinsky & Rosenblum LLP; Norwood S. Wilner, Richard J. Lantinberg, Jay Plotkin of The Wilner Firm, P.A.; Gary M. Paige of Gordon & Doner; Eddie E. Farah, Charles E. Farah, Jr. of The Law Firm of Farah & Farah, P.A.
Case:Estate of Wallace v. Philip Morris, USA, Inc., et al.
Type:Failure to Warn, Product Liability, Tobacco, Wrongful Death
2
Amount:$15,000,000.00
Attorneys:Brittany Chambers, Steven J. Hammer, Scott P. Schlesinger, Jonathan R. Gdanski of Schlesinger Law Offices; C. Steven Yerrid of The Yerrid Law Firm
Case:Estate of Lima v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., et al.
Type:Failure to Warn, Product Liability, Tobacco, Wrongful Death
3
Amount:$7,123,085.00
Attorneys:Robert W. Kelley, Eric S. Rosen, Kimberly L. Wald, Josiah Graham of Kelley Uustal PLC
Case:Estate of Gentile v. Philip Morris USA Inc.
Type:Product Liability, Tobacco, Wrongful Death
4
Amount:$6,800,000.00
Attorneys:Melvin B. Wright, Lisa A. Thomas of Colling, Gilbert, Wright & Carter; David J. Sales of David J. Sales, PA
Case:Estate of Sheffield v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
Type:Product Liability, Tobacco, Wrongful Death
5
Amount:$6,785,000.00
Attorneys:Marc P. Kunen of The Ferraro Law Firm, P.A.
Case:Estate of Moore v. John Crane Inc.
Type:Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Product Liability, Wrongful Death
6
Amount:$5,800,000.00
Attorneys:Brent R. Bigger of Knopf Bigger; Eric Roslansky of The Ruth Law Team
Case:Brown v. Philip Morris, et al.
Type:Failure to Warn, Product Liability, Tobacco, Wrongful Death
7
Amount:$4,707,799.00
Attorneys:Samuel A. Coffey, Kenneth W. Ferguson of Coffey Trial Law; Brady J. Cobb of Tripp Scott, P.A.
Case:Ore v. Home Depot USA Inc., et al.
Type:Personal Injury, Product Liability, Defective Product
8 (tie)
Amount:$3,000,000.00
Attorneys:Randy Rosenblum of Dolan Dobrinsky & Rosenblum LLP; Gary M. Paige of Gordon & Doner; Norwood S. Wilner, Richard J. Lantinberg of The Wilner Firm, P.A.; Charlie E. Farah, Eddie E. Farah of The Law Firm of Farah & Farah, P.A.
Case:Estate of Whitmire v. R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
Type:Failure to Warn, Product Liability, Tobacco, Wrongful Death
8 (tie)
Amount:$3,000,000.00
Attorneys:Brittany Chambers, Scott P. Schlesinger of Schlesinger Law Offices
Case:Estate of Fox vs. Philip Morris USA Inc, et al.
Type:Product Liability, Tobacco, Wrongful Death
9
Amount:$2,400,000.00
Attorneys:Justin R. Parafinczuk, Austin Carr of Koch Parafinczuk & Wolf P.A.; Jose Menendez of Menendez Law Firm
Case:Martin v. Philip Morris USA, Inc.
Type:Personal Injury, Product Liability, Tobacco
10
Amount:$2,200,000.00
Attorneys:Eric S. Rosen, Kimberly L. Wald, Josiah Graham of Kelley Uustal PLC
Case:Estate of Thomas v. American Tobacco Co., et al.
Type:Product Liability, Tobacco, Wrongful Death

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