Top 20 Product Liability Verdicts in the United States in 2017

Top 20 Product Liability Verdicts in the United States in 2017We are pleased to present to you the list of top 20 plaintiff's product liability jury verdicts obtained in the United States 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 Product Liability Verdicts in the United States in 2017) you have also made the list of Top 40 Product Liability Verdicts in the United States 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:$417,000,000.00
Attorneys:Mark P. Robinson, Jr., Karen L. Karavatos, Kevin F. Calcagnie, Cynthia L. Garber, Scot D. Wilson, Paul A. Dagostino, Danielle M. Mayer of Robinson Calcagnie Inc.; Helen E. Zukin of Kiesel Law LLP; Ted G. Meadows, David Dearing, Ryan Beattie of Beasley, Allen, Crow, Methvin, Portis & Miles, P.C.; Michelle A. Parfitt of Ashcraft & Gerel, LLP
Case:Echeverria v. Johnson & Johnson, et al.
Type:Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Talc Exposure
State:California
2
Amount:$247,000,000.00
Attorneys:Rachel Lanier, W. Mark Lanier, Lee E. Cirsch, Jason S. Goldstein, Robert E. Leone of The Lanier Law Firm; Jayne Conroy, Laura L. Fitzpatrick of Simmons Hanly Conroy LLC; Richard J. Arsenault, Dawn M. Chmielewski, Jennifer M. Hoekstra of Neblett, Beard & Arsenault; Larry P. Boyd, Wayne Fisher, Justin Presnal of Fisher, Boyd, Johnson & Huguenard LLP
Case:Alicea, et al. v. DePuy Orthopaedics., Inc., et al.
Type:Personal Injury, Product Liability, Defective Product
State:Texas
3
Amount:$150,000,000.00
Attorneys:David J. Diamond, D. Greg Sakall of Goldberg & Osborne; Brandon L. Bogle, Troy A. Rafferty of Levin Papantonio Thomas Mitchell Rafferty & Proctor, P.A.; David R. Buchanan of Seeger Weiss LLP; Bill Robins, III of Robins Cloud LLP
Case:Mitchell v. Abbvie Inc., et al.
Type:Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Pharmacy Malpractice, Product Liability, Intentional Misrepresentation, Emotional Distress
State:Illinois
4
Amount:$140,140,000.00
Attorneys:Christopher A. Seeger, David R. Buchanan of Seeger Weiss LLP; Matthew P. Teague of Beasley, Allen, Crow, Methvin, Portis & Miles, P.C.
Case:Konrad v. Abbvie Inc., et al.
Type:Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Pharmacy Malpractice, Product Liability
State:Illinois
5
Amount:$110,450,000.00
Attorneys:James G. Onder, W. Wylie Blair, Stephanie L. Rados of OnderLaw, LLC; Timothy W. Porter, Patrick C. Malouf, John T. Givens of Porter & Malouf, P.A.; R. Allen Smith of The Smith Law Firm, PLLC; Ted G. Meadows of Beasley, Allen, Crow, Methvin, Portis & Miles, P.C.
Case:Slemp v. Johnson & Johnson, et al.
Type:Breach of Warranty, Conspiracy, Failure to Warn, Negligent Misrepresentation, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Defective Product, Failure to Inform, Talc Exposure
State:Missouri
6
Amount:$81,500,000.00
Attorneys:Benjamin R. Couture, Alexandra B. Caggiano, Brian D. Weinstein of Weinstein Couture PLLC; Jessica Dean, Benjamin D. Braly, Charles W. Branham of Dean Omar & Branham, LLP
Case:Estate of Coogan v. Genuine Parts Co.
Type:Asbestos Exposure, Product Liability, Wrongful Death
State:Washington
7
Amount:$75,000,000.00
Attorneys:Danny R. Kraft, Jr., Jerry Kristal, Peter Tambini of Weitz & Luxenberg
Case:Robaey v. Dana Cos. LLC, et al.
Type:Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Mesothelioma
State:New York
8
Amount:$57,100,000.00
Attorneys:Kila B. Baldwin, Tracie L. Palmer, Elia Robertson of Kline & Specter, P.C.
Case:Ebaugh v. Ethicon Inc., et al.
Type:Breach of Warranty, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Defective Product, Consumer Protection
State:Pennsylvania
9
Amount:$48,637,423.00
Attorneys:W. Mark Lanier of The Lanier Law Firm; Larry P. Boyd, Wayne Fisher, Justin Presnal of Fisher, Boyd, Johnson & Huguenard LLP; Richard J. Arsenault of Neblett, Beard & Arsenault; Jayne Conroy of Simmons Hanly Conroy LLC
Case:Kirschner v. Depuy Orthopaedics, et al.
Type:Failure to Warn, Fraudulent Concealment, Negligent Misrepresentation, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Unfair Business Practices, Defective Product, Intentional Misrepresentation
State:Texas
10
Amount:$44,068,791.00
Attorneys:W. Mark Lanier of The Lanier Law Firm; Larry P. Boyd, Wayne Fisher, Justin Presnal of Fisher, Boyd, Johnson & Huguenard LLP; Richard J. Arsenault of Neblett, Beard & Arsenault; Jayne Conroy of Simmons Hanly Conroy LLC
Case:Miura v. Depuy Orthopaedics, et al.
Type:Failure to Warn, Fraudulent Concealment, Negligent Misrepresentation, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Unfair Business Practices, Defective Product, Intentional Misrepresentation
State:Texas
11
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
State:Texas
12
Amount:$39,439,201.00
Attorneys:W. Mark Lanier of The Lanier Law Firm; Larry P. Boyd, Wayne Fisher, Justin Presnal of Fisher, Boyd, Johnson & Huguenard LLP; Richard J. Arsenault of Neblett, Beard & Arsenault; Jayne Conroy of Simmons Hanly Conroy LLC
Case:Barzel v. Depuy Orthopaedics, et al.
Type:Failure to Warn, Fraudulent Concealment, Negligent Misrepresentation, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Unfair Business Practices, Defective Product, Intentional Misrepresentation
State:Texas
13
Amount:$37,835,706.00
Attorneys:W. Mark Lanier of The Lanier Law Firm; Larry P. Boyd, Wayne Fisher, Justin Presnal of Fisher, Boyd, Johnson & Huguenard LLP; Richard J. Arsenault of Neblett, Beard & Arsenault; Jayne Conroy of Simmons Hanly Conroy LLC
Case:Stevens v. Depuy Orthopaedics, et al.
Type:Failure to Warn, Fraudulent Concealment, Negligent Misrepresentation, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Unfair Business Practices, Defective Product, Intentional Misrepresentation
State:Texas
14
Amount:$36,000,000.00
Attorneys:Randy Rosenblum of Dolan Dobrinsky & Rosenblum LLP; Norwood S. Wilner, Richard J. Lantinberg, A. Jay Plotkin of The Wilner Firm, P.A.; Gary M. Paige of Gordon & Partners, P.A.; Eddie E. Farah, Charles E. Farah, Jr. of The Law Firm of Farah & Farah, P.A.
Case:Estate of Wallace v. Philip Morris, USA, Inc., et al.
Type:Failure to Warn, Product Liability, Tobacco, Wrongful Death
State:Florida
15
Amount:$27,800,000.00
Attorneys:Michael M. Weinkowitz, Frederick S. Longer of Levin Sedran & Berman; Gary J. Douglas of Douglas & London, P.C.; Neil E. McWilliams, Jr. of Levin Papantonio Thomas Mitchell Rafferty & Proctor, P.A.; Laura Feldman of Feldman & Pinto
Case:Hartman v. Jansenn Pharmaceutical, et al.
Type:Breach of Warranty, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Pharmacy Malpractice, Product Liability, Defective Product
State:Pennsylvania
16
Amount:$26,953,169.00
Attorneys:Lars C. Johnson of Grassini, Wrinkle & Johnson
Case:Gonzalez v. Atlas Construction Supply Inc
Type:Product Liability, Wrongful Death, Defective Product
State:California
17
Amount:$24,931,059.00
Attorneys:F. Jerome Tapley, Hirlye R. Lutz, D. Brett Turnbull, Adam W. Pittman of Cory Watson, PC; Vicki I. Sarmiento of Law Offices of Vicki I. Sarmiento; Kirk J. Wolden of Carter Wolden Curtis, LLP; Steven D. Archer, Paul R. Kiesel, D. Bryan Garcia of Kiesel Law LLP
Case:Cruz v. Nissan North America Inc., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Product Liability, Wrongful Death
State:California
18
Amount:$22,170,000.00
Attorneys:Denise Abrams, Joseph D. Satterley, Justin A. Bosl , Carole M. Bosch, Donovan Hunter of Kazan, McClain, Satterly & Greenwood
Case:Estate of Booker v. Imerys Talc America, Inc., et al.
Type:Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Workplace Safety, Wrongful Death, Talc Exposure, Mesothelioma
State:California
19
Amount:$21,700,000.00
Attorneys:Anita Porte Robb , Gary C. Robb of Robb & Robb LLC; R. Scott Madden of Madden Law Offices
Case:Jones, et al. v. Bell Helicopter Textron Inc.
Type:Aviation Accident, Failure to Warn, Product Liability, Wrongful Death
State:Kentucky
20
Amount:$20,500,000.00
Attorneys:Paul G. Phillips of Flynn & Phillips, LLC
Case:Pope v. Akorn Inc.
Type:Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Pharmacy Malpractice, Product Liability
State:Georgia

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