Number 1 Verdicts in Texas in 2017

Number 1 Verdicts in Texas in 2017We are pleased to present to you the list of the largest – in their respective practice areas – plaintiff and cross-claimant jury verdicts obtained in the State of Texas 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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$8,041,050,811.00
Attorneys: James S. Bell of James S. Bell, PC; Anthony L. Vitullo of Fee, Smith, Sharp & Vitullo, LLP; Alan S. Loewinsohn, Kerry F. Schonwald of Loewinsohn Flegle Deary Simon LLP
Case: Estate of Hopper v. JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A., et al.
No.1 in: Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Fraud, Professional Negligence, Conversion, Intentional Tort
$500,000,000.00
Attorneys: Phillip B. Philbin, Michael D. Karson of Haynes and Boone, LLP; Anthony P. Sammi, Kurt Wm. Hemr, Christopher A. Lisy, James Y. Pak, Rachel R. Blitzer, William J. Casey, Stacey L. Cohen of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Case: Zenimax Media Inc., et al. v. Oculus VR Inc., et al.
No.1 in: Copyright Infringement, Intellectual Property Infringement
$247,000,000.00
Attorneys: W. Mark Lanier of The Lanier Law Firm; Jayne Conroy of Simmons Hanly Conroy LLC; Richard J. Arsenault of Neblett, Beard & Arsenault
Case: Ramon Alicea, et al. v. DePuy Orthopaedics., Inc., et al.
No.1 in: Personal Injury, Product Liability, Defective Product
$131,400,000.00
Attorneys: Samuel F. Baxter, John Briody, Jennifer Truelove, Radu A. Lelutiu, James H. Smith, Colleen E. Bloss, Dana E. Vallera of McKool Smith
Case: Red Lion Medical Safety Inc. et al. v. General Electric Company
No.1 in: Antitrust Law Violation
$98,028,106.56
Attorneys: Derrick S. Boyd, Kristy P. Campbell, Matthew W. Meyer, Jeffrey S. Levinger of Boyd, Powers & Williamson; Peyton J. Healey of Powers Taylor LLP
Case: Bagwell Trust, et al. v. BBVA Compass, et al.
No.1 in: Conspiracy, Negligent Misrepresentation
$84,550,000.00
Attorneys: Francis I. Spagnoletti, David S. Toy of Spagnoletti & Co.
Case: B Choice Ltd. v. Epicentre Development Associates, LLC, et al.
No.1 in: Racket, Real Estate
$45,315,000.00
Attorneys: Thomas J. Henry, Alan D. Hicks, Richard W. Hunnicutt, III of Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys
Case: Hennes v. JC Fodale Energy Services L.L.C., et al.
No.1 in: Car Accident
$43,600,403.00
Attorneys: David Bright, Craig M. Sico of Sico Hoelscher Harris & Braugh LLP; John C. Ramsey of Ramsey Law Group
Case: Price v. Wal-Mart Stores of Texas LLC, et al.
No.1 in: Pedestrian Accident, Premises Liability
$42,000,000.00
Attorneys: Andrew G. Counts, E. Todd Tracy of The Tracy Law Firm
Case: Seebachan v. John Eagle Collision Center
No.1 in: Failure to Warn, Burn Injury
$41,507,567.00
Attorneys: John Zavitsanos, Sammy Ford IV, Foster C. Johnson, Edward Goolsby of Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing P.C.
Case: Prime Natural Resources, Inc. v. Certain Underwriters at Lloyds, London
No.1 in: Insurance Bad Faith, Property Damage
$39,000,000.00
Attorneys: Janie L. Jordan, Richard W. Mithoff, Joseph R. Alexander Jr., Warner V. Hocker of Mithoff Law Firm
Case: Braswell, et al. v. The Brickman Group LTD. LLC, et al.
No.1 in: Bicycle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death
$38,755,000.00
Attorneys: Frank G. Smith, III, Kirk T. Bradley, Linda Chang, Michael C. Deane of Alston & Bird, LLP; Deron R. Dacus of The Dacus Firm
Case: Navico Inc. v. Garmin LTD
No.1 in: Patent Infringement
$27,000,000.00
Attorneys: Wallace B. Jefferson, Kevin Dubose, Doug W. Alexander of Alexander Dubose Jefferson & Townsend LLP
Case: Crisp, et al. v. The Mcdonald's Corp., et al.
No.1 in: Assault and Battery, Inadequate Security
$23,193,765.02
Attorneys: Christopher B. Trowbridge, R. Heath Cheek, Gregory D. Kelminson, Scott R. Larson (TX) of Bell Nunnally & Martin LLP; S. Todd Parks of Walters, Balido and Crain LLP
Case: Midwestern Cattle Marketing L.L.C. v. Lyon
No.1 in: Civil Theft
$19,693,257.00
Attorneys: Chris S. Hamilton, Stephen Blackburn of Hamilton Wingo, LLP
Case: Confidential Plaintiff v. Confidential Defedent
No.1 in: Delayed Treatment, Medical Malpractice
$18,460,279.00
Attorneys: John Michael Love of Mike Love & Associates, LLC; Jane Swearingen Leger of The Ferguson Law Firm, LLP; Jill Swearingen Pierce of Bradley & Steele, Attorneys at Law
Case: Estate of Morris, et al. v. Grecon, et al.
No.1 in: Dangerous Condition, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Workplace Safety, Failure to Maintain, Negligent Maintenance
$16,547,000.00
Attorneys: Jim Hart of Williams Kherkher Hart Boundas, LLP
Case: Perkins, et al. v. Perkins v. Maxim Crane Works L.P.
No.1 in: Construction Accident, Fall, Crane Accident
$14,285,505.86
Attorneys: Erin J. Oglesby, Tom Rhodes, Robert E. Brzezinski, Samuel W. Royston of Tom Rhodes Law Firm, P.C.; Kathryn Snapka of Snapka Law Firm
Case: Puente v. Martinez, MD, et al.
No.1 in: Hospital Malpractice, Brain Injury
$13,885,000.00
Attorneys: Thomas G. Kemmy, Daniel C. Kemmy of Law Offices of Thomas G. Kemmy
Case: Dietrick v. Regent Care, et al.
No.1 in: Delayed Diagnosis, Nursing Home Malpractice
$9,025,000.00
Attorneys: Thomas J. Henry, Richard W. Hunnicutt, III of Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys
Case: Gilmore v. Unit Drilling of Texas LLC
No.1 in: Negligent Supervision, Forklift Accident
$8,800,000.00
Attorneys: Denyse F. Clancy, Chad Cotten, J. Todd Kale of Baron & Budd, P.C.; Samuel I. Iola, Darren P. McDowell of Simon Greenstone Panatier Bartlett, PC
Case: Estate of Dickson v. Bell Helicopter Textron Inc.
No.1 in: Asbestos Exposure, Toxic Exposure
$8,715,000.00
Attorneys: Erin J. Oglesby, J. Thomas Rhodes, III, Robert E. Brzezinski of Tom Rhodes Law Firm, P.C.; Thomas J. Henry, Robert P. Wilson of Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys
Case: Kent v. EOG Res. Inc., et al.
No.1 in: Bus Accident
$8,500,000.00
Attorneys: Randy C. Roberts, Michael Ace of Roberts & Roberts; John C. Ginn of Smith McDowell & Ginn
Case: Knighton v. The Blackland Railroad
No.1 in: Railroad Accident
$7,600,000.00
Attorneys: Benjamin L. Hall, III of The Hall Law Firm; Adrian V. Villacorta of The Villacorta Law Firm, P.C.
Case: Confidential Plaintiff v. Confidential Defendant
No.1 in: Civil Rights Violation, Hostile Work Environment, Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment, Constructive Discharge, Labor & Employment
$6,966,812.00
Attorneys: Nick A. Morrow, John D. Sheppard of Morrow & Sheppard LLP; Guillermo G. del Barrio of Law Offices of Guillermo G. del Barrio, Jr.
Case: Ramirez v. Westwind Development, et al.
No.1 in: Gas Leak
$6,387,500.00
Attorneys: Michael P. Doyle, Patrick M. Dennis, Jeffrey I. Avery of Doyle LLP; Peter C. Kelly of Kelly, Durham & Pittard, LLP
Case: Gomez M.D. PA v. Memorial Hermann Hospital System
No.1 in: Defamation, Tortious Interference
$6,221,626.00
Attorneys: Richard A. Illmer of Husch Blackwell L.L.P.
Case: Beard Process Solutions, Inc. v. Brandt Industrial, LLC
No.1 in: Quantum Meruit
$4,550,000.00
Attorneys: Randall G. Walters of Walters, Balido and Crain LLP
Case: Estate of Sires, et al. v. Nilsson, et al.
No.1 in: Motorcycle Accident, Negligent Hiring, Negligent Training
$2,300,000.00
Attorneys: Alexandra White, Ryan Caughey, Alejandra Salinas of Susman Godfrey LLP
Case: WickFire LLC v. TriMax Media LLC, et al.
No.1 in: Click Fraud
$1,618,837.00
Attorneys: Francis I. Spagnoletti, Jerry C. von Sternberg, Marcus R. Spagnoletti, Mary A. Holmesly of Spagnoletti & Co.
Case: Parfait v. Wood Group PSN Inc.
No.1 in: Falling Object
$1,043,600.00
Attorneys: John L. (Lin) McCraw, Elizabeth A. Ontko of The McCraw Law Group
Case: Childers and Trout v. AVPM Corp., dba Stoneleigh Place and Candida Contreras
No.1 in: Rape
$1,000,000.00
Attorneys: Broadus A. Spivey of Spivey & Grigg, LLP
Case: Chacon v. City of Austin, et al.
No.1 in: Excessive Force, Wrongful Imprisonment
$989,018.00
Attorneys: Patrick W. Powers, Ernest C. Tosh, Mark L. Taylor of Powers Taylor LLP
Case: Valentine v. Stasikowski, et al.
No.1 in: Failure to Diagnose, Surgical Error
$775,000.00
Attorneys: Adrian V. Villacorta of The Villacorta Law Firm, P.C.; Maria L. Fox of Fee, Smith, Sharp & Vitullo, LLP
Case: Collums v. Texas Pipe and Supply Company Ltd, et al.
No.1 in: Trip and Fall
$669,106.60
Attorneys: Chance A. McMillan of Garcia McMillan, PLLC; Lance N. Walters of Tracey & Fox
Case: Weiss v. Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co.
No.1 in: Uninsured Motorist
$462,624.00
Attorneys: Jason B. McMinn of McMinn Law Firm
Case: Lougheed v. Farmers Texas County Mutual Ins. Co.
No.1 in: Underinsured Motorist
$369,219.00
Attorneys: Robert S. Notzon of The Law Office of Robert Notzon
Case: Daniels v. Texas Department of Transportation
No.1 in: Race Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination
$354,000.00
Attorneys: Jason N. Young, David T. Marks of Marks Balette Giessel & Young, PLLC
Case: Ballard v. Ballard
No.1 in: Property Rights, Unjust Enrichment
$314,038.00
Attorneys: Robert P. Scherer of Vinson & Elkins LLP
Case: Gardner v. Nelson Bond, et al.
No.1 in: Failure to Treat
$250,000.00
Attorneys: Mazin A. Sbaiti of Sbaiti & Company PLLC
Case: Rodriguez v. Trinity Infrastructure LLC
No.1 in: Nuisance
$200,000.00
Attorneys: Joe N. Perdue of The Perdue Law Firm, PLLC
Case: Leonard v. Lara
No.1 in: Dog Bite

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