Top 50 Settlements in Texas in 2017

Top 50 Settlements in Texas in 2017We are pleased to present to you the list of top 50 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 50 Settlements in Texas in 2017) you have also made the list of Top 100 Settlements in Texas in 2017.

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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
21
Amount: $1,500,000.00
Attorneys: Phillip Kim, Yu Shi of The Rosen Law Firm P.A.
Case: Lyons V. Bluenergy Group Limited
Type: Class Action, Securities Fraud
22
Amount: $1,400,000.00
Attorneys: Daryl L. Derryberry, Tab E. Lawhorn of Derryberry Zips Wade, PLLC; Jason Searcy of Searcy & Searcy
Case: Huddleston v. DAT Truck Lines Inc., et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident
23
Amount: $1,299,000.00
Attorneys: R. Rogge Dunn of Rogge Dunn Group, PC
Case: SVP vs. Fortune 400 Oil & Gas Company
Type: Breach of Contract
24 (tie)
Amount: $1,000,000.00
Attorneys: Lance N. Walters, Sean P. Tracey, Scott Greenlee of Tracey & Fox
Case: Rolando Morado v. Vico MFG., Inc.
Type: Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety
24 (tie)
Amount: $1,000,000.00
Attorneys: U.S. Department of Justice of Brian W. Stoltz
Case: USA v. Sistemas Globales S.A., et al.
Type: False Claims Act
24 (tie)
Amount: $1,000,000.00
Attorneys: Tad E. Allen of Harrell, Stoebner & Russell, P.C.
Case: Harrison v. Amigon Trucking
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident
24 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:W. Travis Patterson, Tennessee W. Walker of Patterson Law Group
Case:Marshall, et al. v. Landart America, LLC, et al.
Type:Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Negligent Hiring, Negligent Supervision, Negligent Training
25
Amount: $905,000.00
Attorneys: Cody A. Dishon, Paul F. Ferguson, Jr. of The Ferguson Law Firm, LLP
Case: Foxworth v. Lopez, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
26 (tie)
Amount: $875,000.00
Attorneys: Daniel Jeck of Eisenberg, Rothweiler, Winkler, Eisenberg & Jeck, P.C.
Case: Estate of Mccurdy v. Tabuena, et al.
Type: Delayed Diagnosis, Medical Malpractice, Wrongful Death
26 (tie)
Amount: $875,000.00
Attorneys: Leonard B. Gabbay of Leonard B. Gabbay, PC
Case: Minor 1, Pro Ami v. Main Event Entertainment L.P., et al.
Type: Business Liability, Dangerous Condition, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Fall
27
Amount: $850,000.00
Attorneys: Michael Heiskell of Johnson, Vaughn & Heiskell
Case: Estate of Taylor v. City of Arlington
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Wrongful Death, Gunshot
28
Amount: $800,000.00
Attorneys: Jeremy P. Levine of The Levine Law Firm, P.C.
Case: Estate of Mcwilliams v. Raymond, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death
29
Amount: $750,000.00
Attorneys: Greg M. Dykeman of Strong Pipkin Bissel & Ledyard, L.L.P.
Case: Beaumont Independent School District v. Botley
Type: Professional Negligence
30
Amount: $742,270.00
Attorneys: Michael Ely, Nicholas Reed of Ely & Reed PLLC
Case: Mondragon, et al. v. Kelinske, et al.
Type: Breach of Contract, Breach of Warranty, Quantum Meruit
31
Amount: $708,000.00
Attorneys: Fred L. Streck III of Streck Davis
Case: Echeveste, et al. v. Taft, et al.
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death
32
Amount: $700,000.00
Attorneys: Federal Trade Commission of Michael White, Gregory A. Ashe ; William C. MacLeod, Sharon K. Schiavetti of Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
Case: USA v. GC Services Limited Partnership
Type: FDCPA Violation
33
Amount: $650,000.00
Attorneys: Rebecca A. Hicks, Kevin S. Wiley, Jr. of Hicks Law Group
Case: Kirby-Smith Mach. v. Kodiak Trenching & Boring, et al.
Type: Breach of Contract, Breach of Warranty, Quantum Meruit
34
Amount: $639,947.00
Attorneys: Kimberly A. Guest, Kenneth R. Guest, Mark C. Snyder, Melissa D. Fain of Guest and Associates, PC
Case: Fleetmatics USA, L.L.C. v. GoFrac L.L.C.
Type: Breach of Contract
35
Amount: $625,000.00
Attorneys: Walter Philmore "Chip" Evans of The Evans Law Firm
Case: Cummins v. Irby-Gibson, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
36 (tie)
Amount: $600,000.00
Attorneys: Chris Wilmoth, Jennifer G. Snow of Farrow-Gillespie & Heath LLP
Case: Laster, et al. v. Humphreys
Type: Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Defamation, Fraud, Medical Malpractice, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Civil Theft
36 (tie)
Amount: $600,000.00
Attorneys: George A. Boll, Michael D. Stacy of Juneau, Boll, Stacy & Ucherek, PLLC
Case: Estate of Just v. Grounds
Type: Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Wrongful Death, Fall
36 (tie)
Amount: $600,000.00
Attorneys: Randall O. Sorrels of Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Aziz
Case: Estate of McDavid v. Powers, et al.
Type: Medical Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Failure to Treat
37
Amount: $585,653.00
Attorneys: Richard D. Villa, Kemper Powell of Streusand, Landon & Ozburn, LLP
Case: Dell Fin. Servs. v. Zoyto
Type: Breach of Contract, Quantum Meruit
38
Amount: $566,250.00
Attorneys: Loren G. Klitsas, Jared W. Capps of Klitsas, Vercher, & Capps, PC
Case: Akers, et al. v. Tackett, et al.
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Hiring
39
Amount: $563,000.00
Attorneys: U.S. Department of Justice of James D. Freeman
Case: USA v. Tauber Oil Company D.J
Type: Pollution, Environmental Protection, Clean Water Act
40
Amount: $510,000.00
Attorneys: Federal Trade Commission of Eric N. Roberson
Case: FTC v. United Debt Consultants LLC, et al.
Type: False Advertising, Consumer Protection, TSR Violation
41
Amount: $500,055.00
Attorneys: E. Todd Tracy of The Tracy Law Firm
Case: Fraser v. Progressive County Mutual Insurance Company
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Underinsured Motorist
42
Amount: $475,000.00
Attorneys: Muhammad S. Aziz, Kelly M. Woods of Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Aziz
Case: F.H., Pro Ami v. Morrill, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Underinsured Motorist
43
Amount: $440,560.00
Attorneys: John G. George Jr., Darin L. Brooks, Kent Harkness of Gray Reed & McGraw LLP
Case: Wilcoxon v. Swisher
Type: Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Fraud, Theft
44
Amount: $437,267.00
Attorneys: Lance H. Beshara, Grant M. Gaines of Patel Gaines P.L.L.C.; Brandon L. Grubbs of Pulman, Cappuccio, Pullen, Benson & Jones LLP
Case: Shipman v. Double Rocking S. Servs. L.L.C., et al.
Type: Breach of Contract, Fraud, Fraud in the Inducement, Conversion
45 (tie)
Amount: $400,000.00
Attorneys: Peter A. Schmit of Robins Kaplan LLP
Case: E.D., et al. v. Medical Center et al.
Type: Delayed Treatment, Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence
45 (tie)
Amount: $400,000.00
Attorneys: U.S. Department of Justice of Joshua Russ
Case: USA v. Trinity Pharmacy, et al.
Type: CSA Violation
46
Amount: $391,328.00
Attorneys: Craig A. Albert, Britaney R. Garrett of Cherry Petersen Landry Albert LLP
Case: Victory Retail I, L.P. v. Naga Hospitality Inc.
Type: Breach of Contract, Breach of Warranty
47
Amount: $385,000.00
Attorneys: E. A. Trey Apffel, III of Apffel Law Firm ; Michael J. Guarino of Law Office of Mike Guarino
Case: Corder v. Jimmy Changas Inc., et al.
Type: Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Fall, Failure to Maintain
48 (tie)
Amount: $350,000.00
Attorneys: Leonard B. Gabbay of Leonard B. Gabbay, PC
Case: Davis v. Kluck
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
48 (tie)
Amount: $350,000.00
Attorneys: Federal Trade Commission of Luis Gallegos; Aaron Haberman
Case: FTC v. American Municipal Services Corp., et al.
Type: Fraud, FTC Violation, FDCPA Violation
49
Amount: $345,617.00
Attorneys: Peter B. Sloss of Murphy, Rogers, Sloss, Gambel & Tompkins
Case: Wrist-Kooyman Ship Supply v. Cardinal Culinary Servs.
Type: Breach of Contract
50
Amount: $325,000.00
Attorneys: W. Travis Patterson, Tennessee W. Walker, Gregory J. McCarthy of Patterson Law Group
Case: Maldonado v. KinderCare Learning Ctrs. L.L.C., et al.
Type: Assault and Battery, Business Liability, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury

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