Top 10 Wrongful Death Verdicts in Florida in 2017

Top 10 Wrongful Death Verdicts in Florida in 2017We are pleased to present to you the list of top 10 Wrongful Death 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:$45,005,000.00
Attorneys:Stuart N. Ratzan, Stuart J. Weissman, Evan B. Gilead, Ryan C. Tyler of Ratzan Law Group; Lincoln J. Connolly of Lincoln J. Connolly Trials and Appeals, P.A.
Case:Astaphan v. Ranger Construction Industries, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death
2
Amount:$36,960,000.00
Attorneys:Justin B. Shapiro, Adam T. Rose of Leesfield Scolaro, P.A.
Case:Estate of Pereira v. Fleuricourt
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Wrongful Death
3
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
4
Amount:$30,882,436.00
Attorneys:Ty G. Roland, Evan D. Lubell of Aloia, Roland, Lubell & Morgan, PLLC
Case:Estate of Dominguez v. Florida Power & Light Co.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, Electrical Injury
5
Amount:$17,000,000.00
Attorneys:E. Blake Paul of Peterson & Myers, P.A.
Case:Estate of Mallia v. Palace Italian Restaurant, Inc., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Negligent Supervision, Wrongful Death
6
Amount:$15,283,488.00
Attorneys:Marc A. Wites of Wites & Kapetan P.A.; Harry A. Shevin of Shevin Law Firm
Case:Estate of Matos v. Rechtien International Trucks, Inc.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death
7
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
8
Amount:$13,021,576.00
Attorneys:Walter G. Campbell, Jr., Brent M. Reitman of Krupnick Campbell Malone Buser Slama Hancock Liberman
Case:Estate of De Jesus v. Ronquillo
Type:Negligent Supervision, Wrongful Death, Gunshot
9
Amount:$12,240,000.00
Attorneys:Sagi Shaked, Joel L. Roth of Shaked Law Firm P.A.
Case:Tyler v. Gibbs & Register Inc., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death
10
Amount:$12,000,000.00
Attorneys:Jason R. Brenner, Christopher L. Marlowe, James C. Blecke of The Haggard Law Firm PA
Case:Estate of Machado v. The Waves of Hialeah, Inc.
Type:Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, Inadequate Security

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