Top 20 Settlements in Texas in 2017

Top 20 Settlements in Texas in 2017We are pleased to present to you the list of top 20 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 20 Settlements in Texas in 2017) you have also made the list of Top 50 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
11
Amount: $6,600,000.00
Attorneys: Federal Trade Commission of Edward Glennon; Mamie Kresses
Case: Federal Trade Commission v. Catlin Enterprises Inc., et al.
Type: False Advertising, Fraud, FTC Violation
12
Amount: $5,782,848.00
Attorneys: Allen R. Vaught, Melinda Arbuckle of Baron & Budd, P.C.; D. Scott Carlile, Casey Q. Carlile of Carlile Law Firm LLP
Case: Williams v. Go Frac L.L.C.
Type: Class Action, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment
13 (tie)
Amount: $5,000,000.00
Attorneys: U.S. Attorney's Office of Jill Venezia ; Joel M. Androphy, Janis Gorton of Berg & Androphy
Case: USA v. Health Services Management Inc., et al.
Type: False Claims Act, Fraud
13 (tie)
Amount: $5,000,000.00
Attorneys: Michael J. Avenatti, Ahmed I. Ibrahim, Jason M. Frank of Eagan Avenatti LLP; R. Jack Ayres, Jr., Christopher S. Ayres of Ayres Law Office, PC
Case: Greco, et al. v. National Football League, et al.
Type: Fraudulent Concealment, Negligent Misrepresentation
14
Amount: $3,663,516.00
Attorneys: R. Rogge Dunn of Rogge Dunn Group, PC
Case: Representation of C-Level Executive against a Fortune 200 Oil & Gas company
Type: Breach of Contract
15
Amount: $3,500,000.00
Attorneys: John D. Bell of Wood Boykin & Wolter P.C.
Case: Hanover Insurance Co. v. Robstown Independent School District
Type: Breach of Contract
16
Amount: $3,250,000.00
Attorneys: Jeff Edwards of Edwards Law
Case: Ketty Sully v. City of Austin
Type: Excessive Force, Wrongful Death, Gunshot
17
Amount: $2,642,000.00
Attorneys: R. Rogge Dunn of Rogge Dunn Group, PC
Case: C-Level executive against Fortune 400 Oil & Gas company
Type: Breach of Contract
18 (tie)
Amount: $2,500,000.00
Attorneys: Baldemar F. Gutierrez of The Gutierrez Law Firm; Erin J. Oglesby, Tom Rhodes, Samuel W. Royston of Tom Rhodes Law Firm, P.C.
Case: Benavides v. Estate of Martinez, et a l.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
18 (tie)
Amount: $2,500,000.00
Attorneys: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency of Jeffrey H. Wood, Nicole Veilleux, Asia A. Womack, Robert Klepp
Case: USA, et al. v. Vopak Termianl Deer Park Inc., et al.
Type: Pollution, Environmental Protection, Clean Air Act
18 (tie)
Amount: $2,500,000.00
Attorneys: U.S. Department of Justice of Kenneth Magidson
Case: Somarriba Ex Rel. v. Advanced Containment Systems Inc., et al.
Type: Breach of Contract, False Claims Act, Fraud
19 (tie)
Amount: $2,000,000.00
Attorneys: Gavin H. McInnis, P. Ryan Toomey, Paula A. Wyatt, James F. Perrin of Wyatt Law Firm, Ltd.
Case: Madrid v. Keystone Petroleum NM L.L.C., et al.
Type: Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Falling Object, Negligent Supervision, Premises Liability, Workplace Safety, Wrongful Death
19 (tie)
Amount: $2,000,000.00
Attorneys: Federal Trade Commission of Heide L. Herrmann
Case: USA v. Commercial Recovery Systems Inc., et al.
Type: FTC Violation, FDCPA Violation
20
Amount: $1,900,000.00
Attorneys: Dicky Grigg, Rick Leeper of Spivey & Grigg, LLP
Case: Garcia v. Layne Christensen Co.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury

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