Top 20 Settlements in Florida in 2017

Top 20 Settlements in Florida in 2017We are pleased to present to you the list of top 20 settlements obtained in Florida in the year 2017. The list is comprised of various case types that were filed either in state or federal courts.

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Note: If you have made this list (Top 20 Settlements in Florida in 2017) you have also made the list of Top 50 Settlements in Florida in 2017.

Important: While we strive to achieve maximum accuracy and completeness of our lists, we cannot guarantee either at 100%. If you believe another settlement should be on this list, please contact us today.

1
Amount:$553,567,307.00
Attorneys:Peter Prieto, Aaron S. Podhurst, Stephen F. Rosenthal, John Gravante, Matthew P. Weinshall, Alissa Del Riego of Podhurst Orseck, LLP; David Boies of Boies, Schiller & Flexner; Todd A. Smith of Power, Rogers and Smith P.C.; Curtis B. Miner of Colson Hicks Eidson
Case:Koehler, et al. v. Takata Corp., et al.
Type:Class Action, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Wrongful Death, Defective Product
2
Amount:$350,000,000.00
Attorneys:Benjamin C. Mizer of U.S. Department of Justice
Case:USA v. Shire Pharmaceuticals LLC
Type:False Claims Act, Fraud, Qui Tam, Kickbacks
3
Amount:$150,000,000.00
Attorneys:Harley S. Tropin, Tucker Ronzetti of Kozyak Tropin Throckmorton, LLP; Jeffrey C. Schneider of Levine Kellogg Lehman Schneider + Grossman LLP; Michael I. Goldberg of Akerman LLP
Case:SEC v. Quiros, et al.
Type:Securities Fraud
4
Amount:$97,679,141.00
Attorneys:Peter Prieto, Aaron S. Podhurst, Stephen F. Rosenthal, John Gravante, Matthew P. Weinshall, Alissa Del Riego of Podhurst Orseck, LLP
Case:In Re: Takata Airbag Product Liability Litigation
Type:Class Action, Product Liability, Defective Product, Consumer Protection
5
Amount:$56,000,000.00
Attorneys:Sharan Nirmul, Richard A. Russo Jr., Jennifer L. Joost, Darren J. Check of Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP; Joshua A. Katz, James D. Sallah, Jeffrey Cox of Sallah Astarita & Cox; Joseph E. White, Lester R. Hooker of Saxena White, P.A.
Case:In Re: Ocwen Financial Corporation Securities Litigation
Type:Class Action, Economic Loss, Fraud, Misrepresentation, Securities Fraud
6
Amount:$40,000,000.00
Attorneys:David Kelly, Sean Tonolli, Mike Wheatley, Bradley Bondi of U.S. Department of Justice
Case:USA v. Princess Cruise Lines Ltd.
Type:Pollution
7
Amount:$32,000,000.00
Attorneys:Russell Deitch; Ian L. Barlow of Federal Trade Commission
Case:Federal Trade Commission v. Ramsey, et al.
Type:Class Action, Securities Fraud
8
Amount:$30,900,000.00
Attorneys:Scott D. Owens of Scott D. Owens, P.A.; Bret L. Lusskin Jr. of Bret Lusskin, P.A.; Keith J. Keogh, Michael S. Hilicki of Keogh Law, Ltd.
Case:Flaum, et al. v. Subway
Type:Class Action, Consumer Protection
9
Amount:$30,800,000.00
Attorneys:Chris Searcy of Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley
Case:Edwards v. Lee Memorial Health System
Type:Birth Injury, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Brain Injury
10
Amount:$25,000,000.00
Attorneys:Lawrence A. Kellogg, Jason Kellogg of Levine Kellogg Lehman Schneider + Grossman LLP; Paulino A. Nunez Jr., Frank R. Rodriguez of Rodriguez Tramont & Nunez, P.A.
Case:Fernandez, et al. v. Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith
Type:Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Class Action, ERISA
11
Amount:$18,017,382.77
Attorneys:Wifredo A. Ferrer; Mark A. Lavine; John C. Spaccarotella of U.S. Attorney's Office; Lawrence S. Klitzman of Klitzman Law Group, PLLC; Daniel R. Miller of Berger & Montague
Case:USA v. Marder, et al.
Type:False Claims Act, Fraud, Qui Tam, Kickbacks, Healthcare Fraud
12
Amount:$14,900,000.00
Attorneys:Jeffrey L. Gordon, Fritz Gray, John T. Golding of Maney | Gordon | Zeller, P.A.
Case:Pelaez v. Conlon
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury
13 (tie)
Amount:$13,500,000.00
Attorneys:Theodore J. Leopold, Leslie M. Kroeger, Diana L. Martin, Douglas J. McNamara, Eric A. Kafka of Cohen, Milstein, Sellers & Toll PLLC
Case:Hankinson, et al. v. Rooms to Go, et al.
Type:Class Action, Consumer Fraud, Fraud
13 (tie)
Amount:$13,500,000.00
Attorneys:Pamela Jo Bondi of Attorney General of the State of Florida
Case:Office of Attorney General, et al. v. Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Type:Intentional Misrepresentation, Marketing of Off-Label Use
14
Amount:$10,750,000.00
Attorneys:Stuart Z. Grossman of Grossman Roth Yaffa Cohen
Case:Barlow v. Galleon Resort
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability
15
Amount:$10,575,000.00
Attorneys:Ricardo M. Martinez-Cid, Lea P. Valdivia of Podhurst Orseck, LLP
Case:Octavio v. Alejandro
Type:Bicycle Accident, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
16
Amount:$10,100,000.00
Attorneys:Benjamin C. Mizer of U.S. Department of Justice
Case:USA, et al. v. Covenant Hospice Inc.
Type:False Claims Act, Fraud, Healthcare Fraud
17
Amount:$10,000,000.00
Attorneys:S. Kirk Ingebretsen, Eric J. Hobbs, Daniel E. Rohner, Richard G. Sander, Charles C. Eblen, Jason R. Scott of Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP
Case:ADT LLC v. Vivint Inc.
Type:Consumer Fraud, Deceptive Trade Practices, Misrepresentation
18
Amount:$8,000,000.00
Attorneys:Jeff Ostrow, Scott Edelsberg of Kopelowitz Ostrow Ferguson Weiselberg Gilbert; Andrew Shamis of Shamis & Gentile P.A.
Case:Gottlieb v. Citgo Petroleum Corp.
Type:Class Action, TCPA
19
Amount:$7,000,000.00
Attorneys:Sean B. Cronin, Michelle L. Davis of Cronin & Maxwell, P.L.
Case:Hollis v. The USA
Type:Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Brain Injury
20
Amount:$6,000,000.00
Attorneys:Pamela Jo Bondi of Attorney General of the State of Florida
Case:Office of Attorney General, et al. v. General Motors Co.
Type:Fraudulent Concealment, Consumer Protection

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