Top 20 Verdicts in Texas in 2017

Top 20 Verdicts in Texas in 2017We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 20 plaintiff and cross-claimant jury verdicts obtained in 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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Note: If you have made this list (Top 20 Verdicts in Texas in 2017) you have also made the list of Top 50 Verdicts 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 verdict should be on this list, please contact us today.

1
Amount:$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.
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Fraud, Professional Negligence, Conversion, Intentional Tort
2
Amount:$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.
Type:Breach of Contract, Copyright Infringement, Intellectual Property Infringement
3
Amount:$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.
Type:Personal Injury, Product Liability, Defective Product
4
Amount:$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
Type:Antitrust Law Violation
5
Amount:$122,000,000.00
Attorneys:Glen W. Morgan, John Werner of Reaud, Morgan, & Quinn, LLP
Case:Signature Industrial Services v. International Paper, et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Fraud
6
Amount:$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.
Type:Conspiracy, Fraud, Negligent Misrepresentation
7
Amount:$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.
Type:Breach of Contract, Fraud, Racket, Real Estate
8
Amount:$45,315,000.00
Attorneys:Thomas J. Henry, Alan D. Hicks of Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys
Case:Hennes v. JC Fodale Energy Services L.L.C., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
9
Amount:$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.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability
10
Amount:$42,000,000.00
Attorneys:Andrew G. Counts, E. Todd Tracy of The Tracy Law Firm
Case:Seebachan v. John Eagle Collision Center
Type:Business Liability, Car Accident, Failure to Warn, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Burn Injury
11
Amount:$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
Type:Breach of Contract, Insurance Bad Faith, Property Damage
12
Amount:$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.
Type:Bicycle Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death
13
Amount:$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
Type:Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement
14
Amount:$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.
Type:Assault and Battery, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, Inadequate Security
15
Amount:$25,727,721.00
Attorneys:Richard D. Berlin of Texas Attorney General's Office
Case:State of Texas v. Samara Portfolio Management LLC, et al.
Type:Consumer Fraud
16
Amount:$23,193,765.02
Attorneys:Christopher B. Trowbridge, R. Heath Cheek, Gregory D. Kelminson, Scott R. Larson of Bell Nunnally & Martin LLP; S. Todd Parks of Walters, Balido and Crain LLP
Case:Midwestern Cattle Marketing L.L.C. v. Lyon
Type:Breach of Contract, Fraud, Negligent Misrepresentation, Civil Theft
17
Amount:$21,000,000.00
Attorneys:Kurt G. Calia of Covington & Burling, LLP
Case:Elbit Systems Land and C4i Ltd. Et al. v. Hughes Network Systems LLC., et al.
Type:Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement
18 (tie)
Amount:$20,000,000.00
Attorneys:Charles L. Ainsworth, R. Christopher Bunt, Robert M. Parker of Parker, Bunt & Ainsworth, P.C.; Christopher L. Larson, Eric W. Benisek, Jeffrey T. Lindgren, Richard C. Vasquez, Robert S. McArthur, Stephen C. Steinberg of Vasquez Benisek & Lindgren, LLP; William E. Davis III of The Davis Firm, PC
Case:Cioffi, et al. v. Google Inc.
Type:Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement
18 (tie)
Amount:$20,000,000.00
Attorneys:Adam K. Mortara, J. Scott McBride, Benjamin J. Whiting, John M. Hughes, Nosson D. Knobloch of Bartlit Beck Herman Palenchar & Scott LLP; Melissa R. Smith of Gillam & Smith, LLP
Case:Erfindergemeinschaft Uropep Gbr v. Eli Lilly and Co., et al.
Type:Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement
19
Amount:$19,693,257.00
Attorneys:Chris S. Hamilton, Stephen Blackburn of Hamilton Wingo, LLP
Case:Confidential Plaintiff v. Confidential Defedent
Type:Delayed Treatment, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence
20
Amount:$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.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Workplace Safety, Wrongful Death, Burn Injury, Failure to Maintain, Negligent Maintenance

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