Top 40 Product Liability Verdicts in the United States in 2017

Top 40 Product Liability Verdicts in the United States in 2017We are pleased to present to you the list of top 40 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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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
21 (tie)
Amount:$20,000,000.00
Attorneys:Christopher T. Hurley, Mark R. McKenna of Hurley McKenna & Mertz, P.C.
Case:Ravizza v. Paccar Inc.
Type:Falling Object, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Defective Product
State:New York
21 (tie)
Amount:$20,000,000.00
Attorneys:Danny R. Kraft, Jr., Christopher A. Romanelli of Weitz & Luxenberg
Case:Estate of Anisansel v. Crane Co.
Type:Asbestos Exposure, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Workplace Safety, Mesothelioma
State:Pennsylvania
21 (tie)
Amount:$20,000,000.00
Attorneys:Stefanie L. Colella-Walsh of Stark & Stark, P.C.; James D. Barger, Bryan F. Aylstock, Daniel Thornburgh of Aylstock, Witkin, Kreis & Overholtz, PLLC; Benjamin H. Anderson of Anderson Law Offices, LLC; Christopher A. Gomez, Lee B. Balefsky, Christine V. Clarke of Kline & Specter, P.C.
Case:Engleman v. Johnson & Johnson, et al.
Type:Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Defective Medical Device
State:Illinois
22
Amount:$16,800,000.00
Attorneys:Greg Allen, LaBarron N. Boone, Ben E. Baker of Beasley, Allen, Crow, Methvin, Portis & Miles, P.C.; Tyrone C. Means of Means Gillis Law, PC
Case:Wright, et al., v. Volvo Trucks North America Inc. et al.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Product Liability, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Defective Product
State:Alabama
23
Amount:$16,500,000.00
Attorneys:Jim M. Kramer, Robert I. Komitor, Nicholas E. Novack of Levy Konigsberg LLP
Case:Estate of Nemeth v. Whittaker Clark & Daniels Inc.
Type:Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Wrongful Death, Talc Exposure, Mesothelioma
State:New York
24 (tie)
Amount:$15,000,000.00
Attorneys:John T. Boundas, John E. Williams, Jr. of Williams Kherkher Hart Boundas, LLP; Christopher Cueto, Michael Gras of Law Office of Christopher Cueto, Ltd.
Case:E.G., Pro Ami v. Abbott Laboratories Inc.
Type:Failure to Warn, Pharmacy Malpractice, Product Liability
State:Florida
24 (tie)
Amount:$15,000,000.00
Attorneys:David A. Mazie, Adam M. Slater of Mazie Slater Katz & Freeman LLC
Case:Hrymoc v. Ethicon
Type:Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Defective Product, Defective Medical Device, Pelvic Mesh Complications
State:New Jersey
24 (tie)
Amount:$15,000,000.00
Attorneys:Brittany Chambers, Steven J. Hammer, Scott P. Schlesinger, Jonathan R. Gdanski of Schlesinger Law Offices, PA; C. Steven Yerrid of The Yerrid Law Firm
Case:Estate of Lima v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., et al.
Type:Failure to Warn, Product Liability, Tobacco, Wrongful Death
State:Illinois
25
Amount:$12,958,461.00
Attorneys:Jeffrey A. Kaiser, Lawrence J. Gornick, David Markevitch of Kaiser Gornick LLP
Case:Estate of Lopez v. The Hillshire Brands Co.
Type:Asbestos Exposure, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Wrongful Death, Mesothelioma
State:California
26
Amount:$12,500,000.00
Attorneys:Adam Cooper, Danny R. Kraft, Jr. of Weitz & Luxenberg
Case:Plaintiff Decedent v. Forklift Manufacturer, et al.
Type:Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Workplace Safety, Wrongful Death
State:New York
27
Amount:$10,000,000.00
Attorneys:Joseph D. Satterley, Justin A. Bosl , Arcelia L. Hurtado, Ted W. Pelletier, Mark A. Swanson, Andrea C. Huston of Kazan, McClain, Satterly & Greenwood
Case:Burch v. Certainteed Corp.
Type:Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Workplace Safety, Mesothelioma
State:California
28
Amount:$9,800,000.00
Attorneys:Golnar J. Fozi, Jeremy M. Dwork of Meyers Fozi & Dwork, LLP
Case:Morin v. Sunrise Medical (US) L.L.C.
Type:Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Product Liability
State:California
29
Amount:$9,508,100.00
Attorneys:Mark T. Murray of Stevenson & Murray
Case:Ates v. Robinson Helicopter Co. Helicopter Services Inc., et al.
Type:Product Liability, Wrongful Death, Defective Product
State:Texas
30
Amount:$9,000,000.00
Attorneys:Juan P. Bauta, II, David A. Jagolinzer, Janpaul Portal of The Ferraro Law Firm, P.A.
Case:Britt v. Northrop Grumman Systems
Type:Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Product Liability, Wrongful Death
State:Florida
31
Amount:$8,800,000.00
Attorneys:Denyse F. Clancy, Chad Cotten, J. Todd Kale of Baron & Budd, P.C.; Samuel I. Iola, Darren P. McDowell of Simon Greenstone Panatier, PC
Case:Estate of Dickson v. Bell Helicopter Textron Inc.
Type:Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Workplace Safety, Wrongful Death
State:Texas
32
Amount:$7,645,083.00
Attorneys:Jason C. Evans, Robert J. Francavilla of Casey, Gerry, Schenk Francaville Blatt & Penfield LLP
Case:Hauschildt v. Clinton River Med. Products, LLC, et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Defective Medical Device
State:California
33
Amount:$7,534,964.00
Attorneys:James P. Nevin, Jr., Gilbert L. Purcell, Alan R. Brayton, Garen Nazarian , David R. Donadio , Jamie A. Newbold of Brayton Purcell, LLP
Case:Shaw v. John Crane Inc.
Type:Asbestos Exposure, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Workplace Safety, Mesothelioma
State:California
34
Amount:$7,500,000.00
Attorneys:Gary Paul, Susan M. Ulrich, Christopher L. Johnson of Waters, Kraus & Paul
Case:Sylvestre v. New England Insulation Company
Type:Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Mesothelioma
State:Massachusetts
35
Amount:$7,123,085.00
Attorneys:Robert W. Kelley, Eric S. Rosen, Kimberly L. Wald, Josiah Graham of Kelley Uustal PLC
Case:Estate of Gentile v. Philip Morris USA Inc.
Type:Product Liability, Tobacco, Wrongful Death
State:Florida
36
Amount:$6,800,000.00
Attorneys:Melvin B. Wright, Lisa A. Thomas of Colling, Gilbert, Wright & Carter; David J. Sales of David J. Sales, PA
Case:Estate of Sheffield v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
Type:Product Liability, Tobacco, Wrongful Death
State:Florida
37
Amount:$6,797,289.00
Attorneys:Peter A. Kraus, Christopher L. Johnson of Waters, Kraus & Paul; Andrea Marino Landry of Thornton Law Firm LLP
Case:Estate of Ross v. New England Insulation Company
Type:Asbestos Exposure, Breach of Warranty, Failure to Warn, Product Liability, Wrongful Death, Mesothelioma
State:Massachusetts
38
Amount:$6,785,000.00
Attorneys:Marc P. Kunen of The Ferraro Law Firm, P.A.
Case:Estate of Moore v. John Crane Inc.
Type:Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Product Liability, Wrongful Death
State:Florida
39
Amount:$5,800,000.00
Attorneys:Brent R. Bigger of Paul Knopf Bigger; Eric D. Roslansky of The Ruth Law Team
Case:Brown v. Philip Morris, et al.
Type:Failure to Warn, Product Liability, Tobacco, Wrongful Death
State:Florida
40
Amount:$5,321,050.00
Attorneys:David L. Amell, Marissa Y. Uchimura of Maune, Raichle, Hartley, French and Mudd, LLC
Case:Hart v. Keenan Properties, Inc., et al.
Type:Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Workplace Safety, Mesothelioma
State:California

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