Number 3 Verdicts in Florida in 2017

Number 3 Verdicts in Florida in 2017We are pleased to present to you the list of the third-largest – in their respective practice areas – plaintiff and cross-claimant jury verdicts obtained in the State of 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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$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.
No. 3 in: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident
$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.
No. 3 in: Wrongful Death
$33,153,912.00
Attorneys: Richard B. Sharp of Mallard & Sharp, P.A.
Case: E.R., Pro Ami v. The USA
No. 3 in: Personal Injury
$18,702,609.00
Attorneys: Steven T. Wittmer of Wittmer & Linehan PLLC
Case: Martin, v. Consul
No. 3 in: Brain Injury
$16,400,000.00
Attorneys: J. Ronald Denman, Charles D. Bavol, M. Kristen Allman, Grant W. Kindrick of The Bleakley Bavol Law Firm
Case: Estate of Bivins v. O'Connell, et al.
No. 3 in: Professional Negligence
$15,922,000.00
Attorneys: Crane A. Johnstone, Scott P. Schlesinger, Jonathan R. Gdanski of Schlesinger Law Offices; Paul M. Silva, Peter J. Somera, Jr. of Somera & Silva, LLP
Case: Hollingsworth v. Holy Cross Hospital, et al.
No. 3 in: Medical Malpractice
$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.
No. 3 in: Failure to Warn
$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.
No. 3 in: Premises Liability
$10,000,000.00
Attorneys: Jeffrey S. Hirsh of Goldberg & Hirsh P.A.
Case: Britt v. Progressive Waste Solutions of FL, Inc.
No. 3 in: Pedestrian Accident
$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.
No. 3 in: Product Liability; Tobacco
$7,000,000.00
Attorneys: Philip M. Gerson, Nicholas I. Gerson, David L. Markel, Edward S. Schwartz of Gerson & Schwartz, P.A.
Case: Johnson v. Norwegian Cruise Lines
No. 3 in: Dangerous Condition
$6,132,642.00
Attorneys: Wilfried H. Florin, Thomas D. Roebig, Jr. of Florin Roebig; Frank Miller of Caglianone & Miller
Case: Underwood v. Strong
No. 3 in: Motorcycle Accident
$5,386,000.00
Attorneys: Andrew T. Rogers of Deitch & Rogers; Robert L. Parks, Gabrielle L. D'Alemberte, Gabriel A. Garay of The Law Office of Robert L. Parks
Case: Glaze v. Royal Terrace Men’s Club, Inc., et al.
No. 3 in: Gunshot
$3,765,368.88
Attorneys: Michael N. Kreitzer, Melissa Pallett-Vasquez, Shalia M. Sakona of Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod
Case: JVP Drywall & Finish, Inc., et al. v. 2377 Collins Resort LP, et al.
No. 3 in: Breach of Contract
$3,743,744.00
Attorneys: Curtis S. Pajcic, Robert J. Link, Benjamin E. Richard of Pajcic & Pajcic PA
Case: Burkett, et al. v. Maddox
No. 3 in: Negligent Supervision
$3,040,000.00
Attorneys: Virginia M. Buchanan, W. Cameron Stephenson, M. Justin Lusko of Levin Papantonio Thomas Mitchell Rafferty & Proctor, P.A.
Case: Guillot v. U.S.A.
No. 3 in: Truck Accident
$2,635,933.00
Attorneys: Jason R. Margulies, Jacqueline Garcell of Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman, P.A.
Case: Beam v. Carnival Corp.
No. 3 in: Slip and Fall
$2,517,500.00
Attorneys: Alan J. Landerman, James S. Haliczer of Haliczer Pettis & Schwamm, P.A.
Case: Estate of Dardenne Jr. v. Singh, et al.
No. 3 in: Failure to Diagnose, Hospital Malpractice
$2,361,234.00
Attorneys: Kendra D. Presswood, David S. Shankman of Shankman Leone
Case: Samples v. Insurance Administrative Solutions, LLC
No. 3 in: Civil Rights Violation, Labor & Employment
$1,500,000.00
Attorneys: Michael Fayard, Adam Brum of Morgan & Morgan, PA.
Case: Craig v. C-Scape Construction Inc., et al.
No. 3 in: Work Accident, Workplace Safety
$1,350,000.00
Attorneys: Jay Cohen, Rudwin Ayala of The Law Office of Jay Cohen P.A.
Case: Banks v. South Broward Hospital District, et al.
No. 3 in: Failure to Treat
$1,338,515.00
Attorneys: George Franjola of Gilligan, Gooding, Franjola & Batsel, P.A.
Case: Prioria Robotics, Inc., v. Condor Aerial, LLC
No. 3 in: Defective Product
$1,278,059.00
Attorneys: W. Andrew Rariden of The Trial Proffessionals, P.A.
Case: Gomez v. Mosley, et al.
No. 3 in: Underinsured Motorist
$1,264,000.00
Attorneys: Gonzalo R. Dorta of Dorta Law
Case: Estate of Arthur v. Miami-Dade County
No. 3 in: Assault and Battery
$1,190,000.00
Attorneys: John D. Boykin, Jeffrey M. Garber of Ciklin Lubitz & O'Connell
Case: Dyanki, Inc. v. Zehnter
No. 3 in: Civil Theft
$1,125,000.00
Attorneys: Edward R. Shohat, Monique Garcia, Jon May of Jones Walker L.L.P.; Otto C. de Cordoba, Jr. of De La Pena Group, P.A.
Case: Duran v. Mario A. Lamar, P.A., et al.
No. 3 in: Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Fraud
$1,033,390.00
Attorneys: Stuart H. Share of Law Office of Stuart H. Share
Case: Perez v. Unitek Global Services, Inc., et al.
No. 3 in: Bicycle Accident
$1,000,000.00
Attorneys: Christopher L. Marlowe, Pedro P. Echarte, III of The Haggard Law Firm PA
Case: Gilbert v. Cryptical Development LLC
No. 3 in: Inadequate Security
$678,850.00
Attorneys: Daniel F. Dill of The Dill Law Group
Case: Carpenter v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co.
No. 3 in: Uninsured Motorist
$615,055.00
Attorneys: Barbara H. Gormley of Barbara H. Gormley, P.A; Damian B. Mallard of Mallard Law Firm P.A.
Case: Judge v. Tamiami Mem’l Post No. 8118
No. 3 in: Trip and Fall
$579,000.00
Attorneys: Michael J. Schlesinger, Miguel Lara, Joshua B. Bochner, Heloiza Correa of Law Office of Schlesinger and Associates, P.A.
Case: Levy v. 6000 Indian Creek
No. 3 in: Misrepresentation
$445,169.00
Attorneys: Ely R. Levy, Michael S. Takiff of Militzok & Levy, PLLC; Richard J. Lee of Richard J. Lee, P.A.
Case: CSB Tobacco Distrib. v. Econo Rentals
No. 3 in: Conversion
$432,961.00
Attorneys: Judd G. Rosen of Goldberg & Rosen
Case: Squire v. Government Emps. Ins.
No. 3 in: Insurance Bad Faith
$400,000.00
Attorneys: Michael B. Feiler of Feiler & Leach, P.L.
Case: Young v. Defendant Attorneys
No. 3 in: Legal Malpractice
$253,749.00
Attorneys: Gregg A. Silverstein , Darryn L. Silverstein of Silverstein, Silverstein & Silverstein, P.A.
Case: Wilson v. Caribbean Shipping Solutions Inc., et al.
No. 3 in: Falling Object
$149,047.00
Attorneys: Kevin C. Smith, Kelsey C. Burke of Lytal, Reiter, Smith, Ivey & Fronrath
Case: Brown v. Easley
No. 3 in: Dog Bite
$135,000.00
Attorneys: Richard P. McCusker Jr. of Law Office of Richard McCusker
Case: Yampolsky v. Altier, et al.
No. 3 in: Defamation
$125,000.00
Attorneys: Bradley S. Odom, Richard Dean Barlow of Odom & Barlow P.A.
Case: Austin v. FL Hud Rosewood, LLC
No. 3 in: Age Discrimination
$103,011.00
Attorneys: Adrienne E. Trent of Adrienne E. Trent P. A.
Case: Hunt v. Yan Yan Health Care, Inc., et al.
No. 3 in: Retaliation

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