Top 50 Verdicts in the United States in 2017

Top 50 Verdicts in the United States in 2017We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 50 plaintiff and cross-claimant 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 50 Verdicts in the United States in 2017) you have also made the list of Top 100 Verdicts in the United States in 2017.

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1
Amount: $8,041,050,811.00
Attorneys: James S. Bell of James S. Bell, PC; Anthony L. Vitullo of Fee, Smith, Sharp & Vitullo, LLP; Alan S. Loewinsohn, Kerry F. Schonwald of Loewinsohn Flegle Deary Simon LLP
Case: Estate of Hopper v. JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A., et al.
Type: Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Fraud, Professional Negligence, Conversion, Intentional Tort
State: Texas
2
Amount: $500,000,000.00
Attorneys: Phillip B. Philbin, Michael D. Karson of Haynes and Boone, LLP; Anthony P. Sammi, Kurt Wm. Hemr, Christopher A. Lisy, James Y. Pak, Rachel R. Blitzer, William J. Casey, Stacey L. Cohen of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Case: Zenimax Media Inc., et al. v. Oculus VR Inc., et al.
Type: Breach of Contract, Copyright Infringement, Intellectual Property Infringement
State: Texas
3
Amount: $454,150,772.00
Attorneys: Michael J. Avenatti of Eagan Avenatti LLP
Case: Shahinian v. Kimberly-Clark Corporation, et al.
Type: Class Action, Consumer Fraud, Consumer Protection
State: California
4
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
5
Amount: $345,411,285.00
Attorneys: John B. Ward, Joseph S. Hall, Silvija A. Strikis, Royston Delaney of Kellogg, Huber, Hansen, Todd, Evans & Figel, PLLC; Charles F. Kester of Delaney Kester LLP; Kevin J. Darken of The Barry A. Cohen Legal Team
Case: U.S. ex rel. Ruckh v. CMC II LLC, et al.
Type: False Claims Act, Qui Tam, Healthcare Fraud
State: Florida
6
Amount: $274,500,000.00
Attorneys: Timothy J. McLaughlin, Steven M. Gordon of Shaheen Gordon, P.A.
Case: Anagnost v. The Mortgage Specialists Inc., et al.
Type: Defamation
State: New Hampshire
7
Amount: $256,450,000.00
Attorneys: Amnon Z. Siegel of Miller Barondess LLP
Case: Nissan Motor Acceptance Corp. v. Superior Auto of Fremont, LLC
Type: Fraudulent Concealment, Negligent Misrepresentation
State: California
8
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
9
Amount: $227,000,000.00
Attorneys: James G. Begley, Harry M. Roth of Cohen, Placitella & Roth, P.C.; Jeffrey P. Goodman, Robert J. Mongeluzzi of Saltz Mongeluzzi Barrett & Bendesky PC; Steven G. Wigrizer, Jason S. Weiss of Wapner Newman Wigrizer Brecher & Miller; Elizabeth A. Crawford, Andrew J. Stern of Kline & Specter, P.C.
Case: In Re Market Street Building Collapse
Type: Business Liability, Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, Contractor Negligence, Demolition Accident
State: Pennsylvania
10
Amount: $160,500,000.00
Attorneys: Rahul Ravipudi, Deborah S. Chang, Thomas A. Schultz of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP; Paul S. Padda, Joshua Ang, Michael C. Lafia of Paul Padda Law; Ruth L. Cohen, Rachel N. Solow of Cohen & Padda LLP
Case: Moradi v. Nevada Property, et al.
Type: Assault and Battery, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Wrongful Imprisonment, Brain Injury, Emotional Distress
State: Nevada
11
Amount: $154,369,200.00
Attorneys: Joshua J. Wagner, Steven T. Vasilaros of Vasilaros Wagner
Case: Klix v. American Taxi Inc.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
State: Florida
12
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
13
Amount: $148,190,997.00
Attorneys: Tara R. Devine, Jeffrey J. Kroll, Patrick A. Salvi, Patrick Salvi, II, Eirene N. Salvi of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard PC
Case: Darden v. City of Chicago
Type: Dangerous Condition, Falling Object, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Failure to Maintain, Emotional Distress
State: Illinois
14
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
15
Amount: $139,800,000.00
Attorneys: John D. Garretson, B. Trent Webb, Jordan T. Bergsten, Jesse J. Camacho, Zach Chaffee-McClure, Lauren E. Douville, Ryan D. Dykal, Aaron E. Hankel, David W. Morehan, Robert H. Reckers, Mark D. Schafer, Ryan J. Schletzbaum of Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP; J. Michael Jakes of Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
Case: Sprint Communications Co. v. Time Warner Cable Inc.
Type: Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement
State: Kansas
16
Amount: $131,400,000.00
Attorneys: Samuel F. Baxter, John Briody, Jennifer Truelove, Radu A. Lelutiu, James H. Smith, Colleen E. Bloss, Dana E. Vallera of McKool Smith
Case: Red Lion Med. Safety Inc. et al. v. General Electric Co.
Type: Antitrust Law Violation
State: Texas
17
Amount: $131,000,375.00
Attorneys: Nicholas C. Rowley, John A. Kawai of Carpenter, Zuckerman & Rowley, LLP; Terence F. Traverso of The Law Offices of Terence F. Traverso
Case: Blaylock v. SBR Holdings LLC, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Dram Shop Liability, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
State: Washington
18
Amount: $130,511,337.00
Attorneys: Heidi Doerhoff Vollet, Dale C. Doerhoff of Cook Vetter Doerhoff & Landwehr P.C.; Kathleen C. Kauffman, Cecilia C. Fex, Nels J. Ackerson of Ackerson Kauffman Fex; Ronald J. Waicukauski, Henry J. Price, Brad A. Catlin of Price Waicukauski Joven & Catlin, LLC; Andrew W. Cohen of Koonz, McKenney, Johnson, DePaolis & Lightfoot, L.L.P.
Case: Barfield v. Sho-Me Power Electric Coop.
Type: Class Action, Property Rights, Unjust Enrichment, Quantum Meruit, Utility Negligence
State: Missouri
19
Amount: $127,000,000.00
Attorneys: Amanda M. Bartusek, Cory F. Gourley of Gourley, Rehkemper & Lindholm PLC
Case: J.G., Pro Ami v. J.H.
Type: Negligent Supervision, Sexual Assault, Emotional Distress
State: Iowa
20
Amount: $122,000,000.00
Attorneys: Glen W. Morgan, John Werner of Reaud, Morgan, & Quinn, LLP
Case: Signature Industrial Services v. International Paper, et al.
Type: Breach of Contract, Fraud
State: Texas
21
Amount: $115,750,000.00
Attorneys: Donald J. Nolan, Thomas P. Routh, Welson T. Chu of Nolan Law Group; David I. Katzman, Bruce A. Lampert of Katzman Lampert & Stoll
Case: Estate of Brokaw, et al. v. National Air Cargo Inc.
Type: Aviation Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Wrongful Death
State: Illinois
22
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
23
Amount: $106,875,000.00
Attorneys: G. David Robertson of Robertson, Johnson, Miller & Williamson; Glenn W. Peterson of Millstone, Peterson & Watts, LLP; Collin J. Cox, R. Paul Yetter, Robert K. Ellis of Yetter Coleman LLP
Case: Hardesty, et al. v. Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Due Process Violation, Economic Loss, Property Rights
State: California
24
Amount: $100,000,000.00
Attorneys: John H. Kim of The Kim Law Firm
Case: Matrix Petroleum Holdings LLC v. Talisman Energy USA Inc.
Type: Breach of Contract, Fraud
State: Texas
25
Amount: $98,028,106.56
Attorneys: Derrick S. Boyd, Kristy P. Campbell, Matthew W. Meyer, Jeffrey S. Levinger of Boyd, Powers & Williamson; Peyton J. Healey of Powers Taylor LLP
Case: Bagwell Trust, et al. v. BBVA Compass, et al.
Type: Conspiracy, Fraud, Negligent Misrepresentation
State: Texas
26
Amount: $97,796,617.00
Attorneys: Joe C. Savage of The Joe C. Savage Law Firm; Cory M. Erdmann of Erdmann & Stumbo, PLLC
Case: Espino v. McCargo, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury
State: Kentucky
27
Amount: $88,000,000.00
Attorneys: Benjamin D. Andreozzi, Nathaniel L. Foote of Andreozzi & Associates, P.C.
Case: Doe v. Task
Type: Rape, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Assault, Child Abuse
State: Pennsylvania
28
Amount: $85,929,172.00
Attorneys: Joseph A. Power Jr., James I. Power of Power, Rogers & Smith P.C.
Case: Montagano v. Metal-Matic Inc., et al.
Type: Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Workplace Safety, Failure to Train, Crane Accident
State: Illinois
29
Amount: $84,550,000.00
Attorneys: Francis I. Spagnoletti, David S. Toy of Spagnoletti & Co.
Case: B Choice Ltd. v. Epicentre Development Assoc., LLC, et al.
Type: Breach of Contract, Fraud, Racket, Real Estate
State: Texas
30
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
31
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
32
Amount: $71,000,000.00
Attorneys: Ben B. Rubinowitz, James Rubinowitz, Rachel Jacobs of Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf
Case: Wang v. Sexton
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
State: New York
33
Amount: $64,092,192.00
Attorneys: William M. Sneed, Thomas D. Cunningham, Daniel R. Thies, Walter J. Andrews, Syed Mahmood Ahmad, Joseph J. Saltarelli of Sidley Austin LLP
Case: Utica Mut. Ins. Co. v. Fireman’s Fund Ins. Co.
Type: Breach of Contract, Insurance Bad Faith
State: New York
34
Amount: $60,800,000.00
Attorneys: Lawrence M. Artenian, Daniel M. Kopfman, Nicholas J. P. Wagner, Andrew B. Jones, Angela E. Martinez of Wagner, Jones, Kopfman & Artenian LLP; Stanley D. Saltzman, Russell D. Myrick of Marlin & Saltzman, LLP
Case: Bryan, et al. v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Type: Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unfair Competition, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment
State: California
35
Amount: $60,215,413.00
Attorneys: James D. Thompson, III, Kathleen B. Spangler, Nicholas N. Shum, Phillip B. Dye, Jr. of Vinson & Elkins LLP; Ericka F. Houck Englert, Michael J. Gallagher of Davis Graham & Stubbs
Case: Antero Res. Corp. v. South Jersey Res. Grp., et al.
Type: Breach of Contract
State: Colorado
36
Amount: $60,055,800.00
Attorneys: Andrew J. Ogilvie, Carol M. Brewer of Anderson, Ogilvie, & Brewer LLP; James A. Francis, John Soumilas, David A. Searles of Francis & Mailman, P.C.
Case: Ramirez v. Trans Union, L.L.C.
Type: Class Action, Consumer Protection
State: California
37
Amount: $59,253,846.00
Attorneys: Russell P. Reiner, Todd E. Slaughter, April K. Stratte of Reiner Slaughter McCartney & Frankel LLP; William R. Bragg, Zachary E. Zwerdling of Bragg, Mainzer, & Firpo LLP; Larry B. Moss of Law Office of Larry B. Moss
Case: Moore v. State of California Department of Transportation
Type: Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Brain Injury
State: California
38
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
39
Amount: $54,155,900.00
Attorneys: James M. Roche, Christopher T. Theisen of Theisen & Roche, Ltd.; Robert J. Napleton of Motherway & Napleton LLP
Case: Denton v. University Am-Can, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Hiring
State: Illinois
40
Amount: $51,813,592.72
Attorneys: John H. Piccin, Katherine Piccin Glynn of Piccin & Glynn; Patrick Montoya, Ervin A. Gonzalez of Colson Hicks Eidson
Case: Aldana, et al. v. Pyles
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
State: Florida
41
Amount: $51,040,000.00
Attorneys: Stephen G. Console, Laura C. Mattiacci, Emily R. Derstine Friesen of Console Mattiacci Law L.L.C
Case: Braden v. Lockheed Martin Corp.
Type: Age Discrimination, Civil Rights Violation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment
State: New Jersey
42
Amount: $50,313,780.00
Attorneys: Brian E. Farnan, Michael J. Farnan of Farnan LLP; John E. Schiltz, Justin A. Nelson, Matthew R. Berry, Max L. Tribble, Steven M. Shepard of Susman Godfrey LLP
Case: Green Mountain Glass L.L.C., et al. v. Saint-Gobain Containers Inc.
Type: Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement
State: Delaware
43
Amount: $49,268,906.00
Attorneys: John E. Leighton, Max N. Panoff of Leighton Law, P.A.
Case: C.R.R. v. Miami-Dade County School Board, et al.
Type: Rape, Sexual Assault
State: Florida
44
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
45
Amount: $48,000,000.00
Attorneys: Martin A. Dolan of Dolan Law PC
Case: Estate of G.F. v. Rosado
Type: Medical Malpractice, Professional Negligence, Wrongful Death, Child Abuse, Failure to Protect, Failure to Report
State: Illinois
46
Amount: $46,900,000.00
Attorneys: Robert A. Nicholas, Brian T. Himmel, Anne E. Rollins of Reed Smith
Case: MSA LLC v. North River Ins. Co.
Type: Breach of Contract, Insurance Bad Faith
State: Pennsylvania
47
Amount: $46,500,000.00
Attorneys: Stuart N. Ratzan, Stuart J. Weissman of Ratzan Law Group; Jim Lyons of Lyons & Cone, P.L.C.; Kimberly L. Boldt, Mario Giommoni of Boldt Law Firm, P.A.
Case: Smalls, et al. v. Ouachita County Medical Center, et al.
Type: Birth Injury, Failure to Diagnose, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Brain Injury
State: Arkansas
48
Amount: $45,822,677.00
Attorneys: William S. Stone, Michael G. Regas II, Ryals D. Stone and James W. Stone of The Stone Law Group
Case: Trabue v. Angus, et al.
Type: Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Brain Injury, Failure to Treat
State: Georgia
49
Amount: $45,315,000.00
Attorneys: Thomas J. Henry, Alan D. Hicks, Richard W. Hunnicutt, III of Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys
Case: Hennes v. JC Fodale Energy Services L.L.C., et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
State: Texas
50
Amount: $45,005,000.00
Attorneys: Stuart N. Ratzan, Stuart J. Weissman, Evan B. Gilead, Ryan C. Tyler of Ratzan Law Group; Lincoln J. Connolly of Lincoln J. Connolly Trials and Appeals, P.A.
Case: Astaphan v. Ranger Construction Industries, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death
State: Florida

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