Top 50 Personal Injury Verdicts in Florida in 2017

Top 50 Personal Injury Verdicts in Florida in 2017We are pleased to present to you the list of top 50 Personal Injury 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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Note: If you have made this list (Top 50 Personal Injury Verdicts in Florida in 2017) you have also made the list of Top 100 Personal Injury Verdicts 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 verdict should be on this list, please contact us today.

1
Amount: $154,369,200.00
Attorneys: Joshua J. Wagner, Steven T. Vasilaros of Vasilaros Wagner
Case: Klix v. American Taxi Inc.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
2
Amount: $51,813,592.72
Attorneys: John H. Piccin, Katherine Piccin Glynn of Piccin & Glynn; Patrick Montoya, Ervin A. Gonzalez of Colson Hicks Eidson
Case: Aldana, et al. v. Pyles
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
3
Amount: $33,153,912.00
Attorneys: Richard B. Sharp of Mallard & Sharp, P.A.
Case: E.R., Pro Ami v. The USA
Type: Birth Injury, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Failure to Treat
4
Amount: $30,000,000.00
Attorneys: Robert D. Sparks, Christopher D. Codling of Givens Givens Sparks, PLLC
Case: Ming v. Gerelco Traffic Controls, Inc.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury
5
Amount: $23,065,991.00
Attorneys: Jose A. Fuentes of Fuentes & Berrio LLP; Michael A. Hersh of Kelley Uustal PLC
Case: Alamo-Cruz v. Affordable Treemen, Inc., et al.
Type: Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Brain Injury
6
Amount: $21,585,148.00
Attorneys: Zachary A. Friedman, John S. Seligman, Gary A. Friedman of Friedman & Friedman, PA
Case: Lazard v. Signet Diagnostic Imaging Services, LLC, et al.
Type: Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence
7
Amount: $18,702,609.00
Attorneys: Steven T. Wittmer of Wittmer & Linehan PLLC
Case: Martin v. Consul
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury
8
Amount: $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.
Type: Delayed Diagnosis, Delayed Treatment, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Failure to Treat
9
Amount: $13,903,245.00
Attorneys: Gary A. Friedman of Friedman & Friedman, PA; Lauri W. Ross of Ross & Girten
Case: Diaz v. Leon Medical Centers, Inc., et al.
Type: Failure to Warn, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence
10
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
11
Amount: $10,000,000.00
Attorneys: Jeffrey S. Hirsh of Goldberg & Hirsh P.A.
Case: Britt v. Progressive Waste Solutions of FL, Inc.
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury
12
Amount: $9,997,000.00
Attorneys: Stephen B. Kelly, Jr., Wade M. Rolle of Wade M. Rolle & Associates; Stefano Di Portigliatti of Coker, Schickel, Sorenson, Posgay, Camerlengo & Iracki
Case: Folson v. Capps, et al.
Type: Assault and Battery, Personal Injury, Gunshot
13
Amount: $9,367,742.00
Attorneys: Michael Cecere of Cecere Santana P.A.; Henry A. Seiden of Seiden Law
Case: Machado v. Rodriguez
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury
14
Amount: $8,018,536.00
Attorneys: Keith R. Mitnik, Matt T. Morgan of Morgan & Morgan, PA.
Case: Roundtree v. Schultz
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
15
Amount: $7,919,263.00
Attorneys: Stephen F. Cain, Gary D. Fox, Michael E. Levine of Stewart Tilghman Bianchi & Cain, P.A.
Case: Gomez-Mccallum v. Marquez, M.D., et al.
Type: Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence
16
Amount: $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
Type: Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip and Fall
17
Amount: $6,132,642.00
Attorneys: Wilfried H. Florin, Thomas D. Roebig, Jr. of Florin Roebig; Frank Miller of Caglianone & Miller
Case: Underwood v. Strong
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury
18
Amount: $5,810,000.00
Attorneys: Jack J. Fine, Julie Aleve Fine of Fine, Farkash & Parlapiano, P.A.
Case: Boyette v. Parrish, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
19
Amount: $5,078,084.00
Attorneys: James A. Hannon of Hannon Legal Group, P.A.; Andrew M. Moss of Kutner, Rubinoff & Moss, LLP
Case: Rohm v. Castle Builders of Miami, Inc., et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
20
Amount: $4,729,631.00
Attorneys: John V. Colvin of Mooney Colvin P.L.
Case: Kerrey v. VIP Tour Package, LLC, et al.
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury
21
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
22
Amount: $4,671,000.00
Attorneys: Jocelyn Santana, Brett M. Rosen, Mustafa H. Dandashly of Goldberg & Rosen
Case: Fader v. Herrera, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
23
Amount: $3,743,744.00
Attorneys: Curtis S. Pajcic, Robert J. Link, Benjamin E. Richard of Pajcic & Pajcic PA
Case: Burkett, et al. v. Maddox
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury
24
Amount: $3,730,685.00
Attorneys: Joseph R. Fields, Gregory Sconzo of Kaplan & Parker LLP
Case: Esnard v. Seminole Lakes Homeowner’s Association, Inc.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
25
Amount: $3,500,600.94
Attorneys: Kenneth J. McKenna of Dellecker, Wilson, King, McKenna, Ruffier, & Sos
Case: Cook v. The Joseph L. Riley Anesthesia Associates, Inc., et al.
Type: Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence
26
Amount: $3,458,635.00
Attorneys: Felipe Fulgencio of Fulgencio Law, PLLC
Case: Bravo v. Bravo Supermarket
Type: Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip and Fall
27
Amount: $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.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident
28
Amount: $3,001,000.00
Attorneys: Jeanmarie Whalen, Fred A. Cunningham of Domnick Cunningham & Whalen
Case: Rene, et al. v. Pat Salmon & Sons of Florida, Inc., et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident
29
Amount: $2,705,000.00
Attorneys: Daniel A. Iracki, N. Joel Harris of Coker, Schickel, Sorenson, Posgay, Camerlengo & Iracki; Barry E. Newman of Spohrer Dodd
Case: Beale v. Lal, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Underinsured Motorist
30
Amount: $2,635,933.00
Attorneys: Jason R. Margulies, Jacqueline Garcell of Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman, P.A.
Case: Beam v. Carnival Corp.
Type: Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip and Fall
31
Amount: $2,500,000.00
Attorneys: Adam T. Dougherty of Dougherty Law Firm, PA; Gregory C. Ward of The Ward Law Group P.L.
Case: Perez v. Wolfson
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury
32
Amount: $2,459,979.00
Attorneys: Charles E. McKeon of Law Offices of Charles E. McKeon P.A.; Tom B. Stathopoulos, Heather R. Stathopoulos of Stathopoulos Law Group P.A.
Case: Hanson v. Unjian, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury
33
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
34
Amount: $2,280,679.07
Attorneys: Timothy S. Moran, Ashley B. Winstead of Morgan & Morgan, PA.
Case: Harris v. PBH Mayport, LLC, et al.
Type: Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip and Fall
35
Amount: $2,215,000.00
Attorneys: Barry B. Ansbacher of Ansbacher & Associates; Fraz Ahmed, Howard C. Coker, Daniel A. Iracki, E. Aaron Sprague of Coker, Schickel, Sorenson, Posgay, Camerlengo & Iracki
Case: Benton vs. Cox
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
36
Amount: $2,100,000.00
Attorneys: Benjamin J. Steinberg of Avera & Smith, LLP
Case: Gentry v. Lubas
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
37
Amount: $2,089,480.00
Attorneys: Charles H. Baumberger, Jarrett L. DeLuca, Manuel A. Reboso of Rossman, Baumberger, Reboso & Spier, P.A.
Case: Belcher v. CSX Transportation, Inc.
Type: Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, FELA
38
Amount: $2,000,000.81
Attorneys: Juan C. Montes of Montes & Associates Law Firm, P.L.
Case: Padron v. Casablanca Fish Market, Inc., et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
39
Amount: $1,778,000.00
Attorneys: Gregg A. Silverstein, Darryn L. Silverstein of Silverstein, Silverstein & Silverstein, P.A. ; Brett C. Powell of The Powell Law Firm, P.A.
Case: Perez v. Geico General Ins. Co.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Underinsured Motorist
40
Amount: $1,578,758.00
Attorneys: Ryan P. Rudd of Payas, Payas, & Payas LLP
Case: Paul v. Pate
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
41
Amount: $1,566,469.83
Attorneys: Douglas J. McCarron, Pedro P. Echarte, III of The Haggard Law Firm PA
Case: Souza v. C.H. Global Construction LLC, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
42
Amount: $1,554,250.00
Attorneys: Matthew K. Schwencke, Karen E. Terry, Edward V. Ricci of Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley
Case: Haley v. Bethesda Memorial Hospital, et al.
Type: Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Surgical Error
43
Amount: $1,543,509.00
Attorneys: David M. Alpizar of Alpizar Law LLC
Case: Marquez v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co.
Type: Car Accident, Insurance Bad Faith, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Uninsured Motorist
44 (tie)
Amount: $1,500,000.00
Attorneys: Michael Fayard, Adam Brum of Morgan & Morgan, PA.
Case: Craig v. C-Scape Construction Inc., et al.
Type: Falling Object, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Brain Injury
44 (tie)
Amount: $1,500,000.00
Attorneys: Paul A. McKenna, Curt D. Obront of McKenna & Obront
Case: Machado v. R.G. Rancho Grande Corp., et al.
Type: Excessive Force, Personal Injury
45
Amount: $1,475,000.00
Attorneys: Alejandro M. Garcia, Todd L. Baker of Steinger, Iscoe & Greene P.A.
Case: Naranjo v. Cuesta
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident
46
Amount: $1,400,000.00
Attorneys: Felipe Fulgencio of Fulgencio Law, PLLC; George Hunter of George Hunter, P.A.
Case: Thompson v. Harn, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident
47
Amount: $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.
Type: Failure to Diagnose, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Failure to Treat
48
Amount: $1,300,000.00
Attorneys: David H. Pollock of Law Office of David H. Pollock, LLC
Case: Kadylak v. Royal Caribbean International, Entertainment & Travel Alternatives, Inc., et al.
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury
49
Amount: $1,278,059.00
Attorneys: W. Andrew Rariden of The Trial Proffessionals, P.A.
Case: Gomez v. Mosley, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Underinsured Motorist
50
Amount: $1,200,000.00
Attorneys: Robert E. Gluck of Robert E. Gluck P.A.
Case: Madrigal v. Mendoza, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident

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