Top 10 Settlements in Texas in 2017

Top 10 Settlements in Texas in 2017We are pleased to present to you the list of top 10 settlements obtained in Texas 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 10 Settlements in Texas in 2017) you have also made the list of Top 20 Settlements in Texas 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: $430,488,798.00
Attorneys: U.S. Attorney's Office of J. Mark Penley
Case: United States of America v. ZTE Corp.
Type: IEEPA Violation
2
Amount: $298,000,000.00
Attorneys: U.S. Attorney's Office of James N. Boeving, Jeannette Vargas, Joseph Cordaro and Jaimie Nawaday, Jean-David Barnea, Caleb Hayes-Deats, Stephen Cha-Kim
Case: USA v. Americus Mortgage Corp., et al.
Type: False Claims Act, Fraud
3
Amount: $150,000,000.00
Attorneys: Duston K. McFaul, Kenneth W. Irvin, David E. Kronenberg of Sidley Austin LLP
Case: In Re Ultra Petroleum Corp.
Type: Breach of Contract
4
Amount: $100,000,000.00
Attorneys: Lewis S. Kahn of Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC; Carl E. Goldfarb of Boies, Schiller & Flexner; Jessica B. Pulliam of Baker Botts LLP
Case: The Erica P. John Fund Inc., et al. v. Halliburton Company, et al.
Type: Misrepresentation, Securities Fraud
5
Amount: $97,500,000.00
Attorneys: X. Jay Alvarez, Danielle S. Myers, Austin P. Brane, James A. Caputo of Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP
Case: Marcus v. J.C. Penney Company Inc., et al.
Type: Class Action, Securities Fraud
6
Amount: $62,000,000.00
Attorneys: Peter B. Haskel, Barbara E Rosenberg, E. Leon Carter, James Pinson, Thomas P. Perkins, Robert Sayles, Richard A. Sayles, Thomas P. Perkins, Jr. of Texas Attorney General's Office
Case: Arredondo, et al. v. The City of Dallas Texas
Type: Class Action, Unpaid Wages
7
Amount: $26,000,000.00
Attorneys: J. Brent Goudarzi of Goudarzi & Young L.L.P.
Case: Rodriguez v. Troy Construction LLC
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
8
Amount: $12,200,000.00
Attorneys: U.S. Attorney's Office of J. Scott Hogan, Lindsey Beran, Sean R. McKenna & Lynette Wilson
Case: United States Ex Rel. Capshaw, et al. v. Bryan K. White, et al.
Type: False Claims Act, Fraud
9 (tie)
Amount: $10,500,000.00
Attorneys: Louis Gottlieb, Thomas A. Dubbs, Ross Kamhi, Wendy Tsang of Labaton Sucharow LLP; John Rizio-Hamilton of Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP
Case: In Re: KBR Inc. Securities Litigation
Type: Class Action, Securities Fraud
9 (tie)
Amount: $10,500,000.00
Attorneys: EEOC of James Tucker
Case: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Bass Pro Outdoor World LLC, et al.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Race Discrimination, Retaliation
10
Amount: $10,000,000.00
Attorneys: Brian H. Crockett of Crockett Law
Case: Robert and Brenda Hogan, et al. vs. John Floyd Nichols SR., et al.
Type: Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Legal Malpractice

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