Top 20 Settlements in the United States in 2017

Top 20 Settlements in the United States in 2017We are pleased to present to you the list of top 20 settlements obtained in the United States 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 the United States in 2017) you have also made the list of Top 50 Settlements in the United States in 2017.

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1
Amount: $7,200,000,000.00
Attorneys: William J. Baer of U.S. Department of Justice
Case: USA v. Deutsche Bank
Type: Securities Fraud
State: New York
2
Amount: $864,000,000.00
Attorneys: Sondra L. Mills, James T. Nelson of U.S. Department of Justice
Case: USA v. Moody’s Investors Service Inc.
Type: Fraud, FIRREA
State: District of Columbia
3
Amount: $670,700,000.00
Attorneys: Timothy M. O'Brien, Neil E. McWilliams, Jr., Mike Papantonio, Wesley Bowden, Jeff Gaddy, Christopher G. Paulos, Archie Lamb of Levin Papantonio Thomas Mitchell Rafferty & Proctor, P.A.; Gary J. Douglas, Michael A. London, Rebecca G. Newman of Douglas & London, P.C.; Robert A. Bilott, David J. Butler of Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP; R. Edison Hill, James C. Peterson, Harry G. Deitzler of Hill, Peterson, Carper, Bee & Deitzler, PLLC
Case: In re: du Pont de Nemours & Co.
Type: Class Action, Personal Injury, Pollution, Toxic Exposure
State: Ohio
4
Amount: $605,000,000.00
Attorneys: Peter Prieto, Aaron S. Podhurst, Stephen F. Rosenthal, John Gravante, Matthew P. Weinshall, Alissa Del Riego of Podhurst Orseck, LLP; David Boies of Boies, Schiller & Flexner; Todd A. Smith of Power, Rogers & Smith P.C.; Elizabeth J. Cabraser of Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein
Case: In Re Takata Airbag Products Liability Litigation
Type: Class Action, Product Liability, Defective Product
State: Florida
5
Amount: $586,000,000.00
Attorneys: Karen D. Dodge, Joannie T. Wei, Elizabeth C. Scott of Federal Trade Commission
Case: FTC v. Western Union Co.
Type: Consumer Fraud, FTC Violation
State: Pennsylvania
6
Amount: $553,567,307.00
Attorneys: Peter Prieto, Aaron S. Podhurst, Stephen F. Rosenthal, John Gravante, Matthew P. Weinshall, Alissa Del Riego of Podhurst Orseck, LLP; David Boies of Boies, Schiller & Flexner; Todd A. Smith of Power, Rogers & Smith P.C.; Curtis B. Miner of Colson Hicks Eidson
Case: Koehler, et al. v. Takata Corp., et al.
Type: Class Action, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Wrongful Death, Defective Product
State: Florida
7
Amount: $465,000,000.00
Attorneys: Rachel L. Brand of U.S. Attorney's Office
Case: U.S Ex Rel. Sanofi-Aventis US LLC v. Mylan Inc., et al.
Type: Fraud, Qui Tam
State: Massachusetts
8
Amount: $430,488,798.00
Attorneys: J. Mark Penley of U.S. Attorney's Office
Case: USA v. ZTE Corp.
Type: IEEPA Violation
State: Texas
9
Amount: $382,000,000.00
Attorneys: Justin O'Connell, Abraham George of U.S. Attorney's Office
Case: USA v. State Street Bank and Trust Company
Type: Fraud, Qui Tam
State: Massachusetts
10
Amount: $350,000,000.00
Attorneys: Benjamin C. Mizer of U.S. Department of Justice
Case: USA v. Shire Pharmaceuticals LLC
Type: False Claims Act, Fraud, Qui Tam, Kickbacks
State: Florida
11
Amount:$298,000,000.00
Attorneys:James N. Boeving, Jeannette Vargas, Joseph Cordaro and Jaimie Nawaday, Jean-David Barnea, Caleb Hayes-Deats, Stephen Cha-Kim of U.S. Attorney's Office
Case:USA v. Americus Mortgage Corp., et al.
Type:False Claims Act, Fraud
State:Texas
12
Amount:$165,000,000.00
Attorneys:Joel P. Laitman, Christopher Lometti, Michael Eisenkraft of Cohen, Milstein, Sellers & Toll PLLC
Case:NJ Carpenters Health Fund, et al. v. Novastar Mortgage Inc.
Type:Class Action, Securities Fraud
State:New York
13 (tie)
Amount:$150,000,000.00
Attorneys:Harley S. Tropin, Tucker Ronzetti of Kozyak Tropin Throckmorton, LLP; Jeffrey C. Schneider of Levine Kellogg Lehman Schneider + Grossman LLP; Michael I. Goldberg of Akerman LLP
Case:SEC v. Quiros, et al.
Type:Securities Fraud
State:Florida
13 (tie)
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
State:Texas
14
Amount:$141,000,000.00
Attorneys:Vincent Briganti, Raymond P. Girnys, Geoffrey M Horn , Peter D. St. Phillip of Lowey Dannenberg, PC
Case:Laydon v. Mizuho Bank Ltd., et al.
Type:Class Action, Securities Fraud
State:New York
15
Amount:$125,387,948.00
Attorneys:Myron M. Cherry, Jacie C. Zolna, Benjamin Swetland of Myron M. Cherry & Associates LLC; Antonio M. Romanucci, Rebecca E. Neubauer of Romanucci & Blandin, LLC
Case:Mckenzie-Lopez v. City of Chicago
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Class Action, Due Process Violation
State:Illinois
16
Amount:$125,000,000.00
Attorneys:Kit A. Pierson, Brent W. Johnson, David A. Young of Cohen, Milstein, Sellers & Toll PLLC; H. Laddie Montague Jr., Ruthanne Gordon, Michael C. Dell'Angelo, Candice J. Enders of Berger & Montague PC; Eugene A. Spector, Jeffrey J. Corrigan, Rachel E. Kopp, Jeffrey L. Spector of Spector Roseman & Kodroff
Case:In Re Domestic Drywall Antitrust Litigation
Type:Class Action, Conspiracy, Price Fixing
State:Pennsylvania
17
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 Co., et al.
Type:Misrepresentation, Securities Fraud
State:Texas
18
Amount:$97,679,141.00
Attorneys:Peter Prieto, Aaron S. Podhurst, Stephen F. Rosenthal, John Gravante, Matthew P. Weinshall, Alissa Del Riego of Podhurst Orseck, LLP
Case:In Re: Takata Airbag Product Liability Litigation
Type:Class Action, Product Liability, Defective Product, Consumer Protection
State:Florida
19
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 Co. Inc., et al.
Type:Class Action, Securities Fraud
State:Texas
20
Amount:$96,500,000.00
Attorneys:Daniel Berger of Berger & Montague PC; Linda P. Nussbaum of Cohen, Milstein, Sellers & Toll PLLC; Brian D. Brooks, Susan C. Segura, W. Ross Foote of Smith Segura & Raphael, LLP; Steve D. Shadowen of Hangley Aronchick Segal Pudlin & Schiller
Case:King Drug Co. of Florence Inc. v. Cephalon Inc.
Type:Class Action, Conspiracy, Fraud, Pharmacy Malpractice
State:Pennsylvania

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