Top 50 Car Accident Verdicts in the United States in 2017

Top 50 Car Accident Verdicts in the United States in 2017We are pleased to present to you the list of top 50 plaintiff's car accident 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:$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
2
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
3
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
4
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
5
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
6
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
7
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
8
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
9
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
10
Amount:$43,600,403.00
Attorneys:David Bright, Craig M. Sico of Sico Hoelscher Harris & Braugh LLP; John C. Ramsey of Ramsey Law Group
Case:Price v. Wal-Mart Stores of Texas LLC, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability
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:$37,500,000.00
Attorneys:Tim E. Dollar, Tim J. Becker of Dollar, Burns & Becker
Case:Holdeman et al. v. Brown, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident
State:Missouri
13
Amount:$36,960,000.00
Attorneys:Justin B. Shapiro, Adam T. Rose of Leesfield Scolaro, P.A.
Case:Estate of Pereira v. Fleuricourt
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Wrongful Death
State:Florida
14 (tie)
Amount:$35,000,000.00
Attorneys:Garo Mardirossian, Lawrence Marks of Mardirossian & Associates Inc.
Case:Ekbatani v. United Independent Taxi Drivers Inc.
Type:Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability
State:California
14 (tie)
Amount:$35,000,000.00
Attorneys:Michael E. Simmons of Hume, Smith, Geddes, Green & Simmons, LLP; Robert P Thomas of Thomas & Nugent; Ann M. Waldron of Waldron Law
Case:Smith v. Clayton
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Emotional Distress
State:Indiana
15
Amount:$34,500,000.00
Attorneys:H. Sean Banafsheh, Kevin Danesh, Raphael D. Javid of Banafsheh, Danesh & Javid, PC
Case:Casillas v. Landstar Ranger Inc., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury
State:California
16
Amount:$34,317,636.00
Attorneys:Brian G. Miller of Brian G. Miller Co., L.P.A.
Case:Jones v. Firstenergy Service Corp., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Utility Negligence
State:Ohio
17
Amount:$32,150,000.00
Attorneys:Nicholas Elefterakis, Raymond E. Panek of Elefterakis, Elefterakis & Panek
Case:Ramirez v. AllCounty Plumbing & Heating, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
State:New York
18
Amount:$31,158,836.00
Attorneys:Gary A. Dordick, Christopher V. Bulone of Dordick Law Corporation; Marc J. Katzman of Marc Katzman Law
Case:Sosa v. Shabun, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury
State:California
19
Amount:$30,000,000.00
Attorneys:Robert D. Sparks, Christopher D. Codling of Givens Givens Sparks, PLLC
Case:Ming v. Gerelco Traffic Controls, Inc.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury
State:Florida
20
Amount:$28,727,627.17
Attorneys:Stephanie A. Ball of Fryberger, Buchanan, Smith & Frederick, P.A.
Case:Anderson v. Ely Public School District
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, School Bus Accident
State:Minnesota
21
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
22
Amount:$21,568,850.90
Attorneys:Gregory L. Gowan of Gowan Elizondo LLP
Case:Balsaldua, et al. v. Stockade Companies, Inc., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury
State:Texas
23
Amount:$19,850,000.00
Attorneys:Andrea M. Arrigo, William R. Hamel of Dinkes & Schwitzer
Case:McMillan v. City of New York, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Hiring , Negligent Training
State:New York
24
Amount:$18,702,609.00
Attorneys:Steven T. Wittmer, Gregory Linehan of Wittmer & Linehan PLLC
Case:Martin v. Consul
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury
State:Florida
25
Amount:$18,572,942.00
Attorneys:Michael J. Piuze of Law Office of Michael J. Piuze
Case:Haynes v. Pak, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury
State:California
26
Amount:$17,810,734.00
Attorneys:David E. Christensen, Sarah S. Stempky Kime of Christensen Law
Case:Dorado v. Brownstone Prime Concrete, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Brain Injury
State:Michigan
27
Amount:$17,000,000.00
Attorneys:E. Blake Paul, Matthew J. Vaughn of Peterson & Myers, P.A.
Case:Estate of Mallia v. Palace Italian Restaurant, Inc., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Negligent Supervision, Wrongful Death
State:Florida
28
Amount:$15,030,719.00
Attorneys:Bruce A. Broillet, Taylor Rayfield, Alan L. VanGelder of Greene Broillet & Wheeler, LLP; Alex Sarajian, Paula E. Salcedo of Sarajian Law Group
Case:Leyva v. Sandman
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury
State:California
29 (tie)
Amount:$15,000,000.00
Attorneys:Robert D. Cheeley, Keith A. Pittman, Patrick A. Dawson of Cheeley Law Group, LLC; Billy N. Jones, Carl R. Varnedoe of Jones Osteen Jones
Case:Richards v. Total Transportation of Mississippi L.L.C., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Brain Injury, Emotional Distress
State:Georgia
29 (tie)
Amount:$15,000,000.00
Attorneys:Bruce A. Broillet, Taylor Rayfield of Greene Broillet & Wheeler, LLP
Case:George v. First Service Residential California LLC
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
State:California
30
Amount:$13,820,000.00
Attorneys:Christopher E. Angelo, Joseph DiMonda of Angelo & Di Monda, LLP
Case:Deleon v. Fregoso, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury
State:California
31
Amount:$12,656,074.00
Attorneys:Cortney S. LeNeave, Richard L. Carlson of Hunegs, LeNeave & Kvas
Case:Lien v. Veit & Co.
Type:Car Accident, Falling Object, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Brain Injury
State:Minnesota
32
Amount:$12,240,000.00
Attorneys:Sagi Shaked, Joel L. Roth of Shaked Law Firm P.A.
Case:Tyler v. Gibbs & Register Inc., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death
State:Florida
33
Amount:$11,275,666.00
Attorneys:Thomas J. Henry, Richard W. Hunnicutt, III of Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys
Case:Puga v. RCX Solutions
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Burn Injury
State:Texas
34
Amount:$11,250,000.00
Attorneys:Patrick A. Salvi, Patrick Salvi, II , Eirene N. Salvi of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard PC
Case:Black v. Anderson Automotive Inc.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Wrongful Death
State:Illinois
35
Amount:$10,897,637.00
Attorneys:Steven R. Vartazarian of The Vartazarian Law Firm, APC; William A. Daniels of Daniel's Law; James A. Morris, Jr., of Morris Law Firm
Case:Cobb v. County of Los Angeles
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury
State:California
36
Amount:$10,778,626.00
Attorneys:Christopher Montes de Oca of Law Offices of Christopher Montes de Oca; Artin Yadegarian of Law Offices of Artin Yadegarian; Stewart H. Lim of Stewart Lim & Associates
Case:M.C., Pro Ami v. Mathews
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury
State:California
37
Amount:$10,500,000.00
Attorneys:Richard M. Levy of Law Offices of Richard M. Levy P.C.
Case:Munize v. Espinal, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury
State:New York
38
Amount:$9,367,742.00
Attorneys:Michael Cecere of Cecere Santana P.A.; Henry A. Seiden of Seiden Law
Case:Machado v. Rodriguez
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury
State:Florida
39
Amount:$9,000,000.00
Attorneys:Herbert S. Subin, Eric D. Subin, Marc S. Subin of Subin Associates, LLP
Case:Bajaj v. Rufle, et al.
Type:Bus Accident, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
State:New York
40
Amount:$8,715,000.00
Attorneys:Erin J. Oglesby, J. Thomas Rhodes, III, Robert E. Brzezinski of Tom Rhodes Law Firm, P.C.; Thomas J. Henry, Robert P. Wilson of Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys
Case:Kent v. EOG Resources Inc., et al.
Type:Bus Accident, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury
State:Texas
41
Amount:$8,442,773.00
Attorneys:Roger A. Dreyer, Noemi Esparza of Dreyer Babich Buccola Wood Campora, LLP
Case:Alvarez v. Syar Industries, Inc.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
State:California
42
Amount:$8,018,536.00
Attorneys:Keith R. Mitnik, Matt T. Morgan of Morgan & Morgan, PA
Case:Roundtree v. Schultz
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
State:Florida
43
Amount:$8,000,000.00
Attorneys:Andrey Tikhomirov of Tikhomirov & Associates PLLC
Case:Malone v. Royal Waste Svcs. Inc., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
State:New York
44
Amount:$7,903,495.00
Attorneys:Craig A. Knapp, Michael C. Sheedy of Knapp & Roberts, PC
Case:Dupray v. Jai Dining Services Inc., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Dram Shop Liability, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Scooter Accident
State:Arizona
45
Amount:$7,837,053.38
Attorneys:Justin K. Strassburg, William R. Gilmore, Adam R. Lugo of Strassburg, Gilmore & Wei, LLP
Case:Takemura v. Pacific Tank Lines, Inc, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
State:California
46
Amount:$7,000,000.00
Attorneys:Michael Neff, D. Dwayne Adams, Susan M. Cremer, T. Shane Peagler of The Law Offices of Michael Neff, P.C.
Case:Johnson v. Avis Rent A Car Sys., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Negligent Supervision, Pedestrian Accident, Premises Liability, Inadequate Security, Negligent Hiring , Negligent Training
State:Georgia
47
Amount:$6,860,831.00
Attorneys:Bruce H. Nagel, Andrew L. O’Connor of Nagel Rice, LLP
Case:Agiz v. Heller Industrial Parks Inc.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury
State:New Jersey
48
Amount:$6,789,130.37
Attorneys:Eva D. Silva, Daniel C. Schaar of Schaar & Silva LLP; Paul D. Van Der Walde of Caputo & Van Der Walde, LLP
Case:Wessling v. Pacific Bell Telephone Co., et al.
Type:Bicycle Accident, Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability
State:California
49
Amount:$6,615,000.00
Attorneys:Howard G. Frederick of Silbowitz, Garafola, Silbowitz, Schatz, & Frederick LLP
Case:Favors v. Port Authority, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Maintenance
State:New York
50
Amount:$6,413,140.00
Attorneys:Timothy P. Pothin of Faxon Law Group, LLC
Case:Estate of Harrison v. Tyson, et al.
Type:Bicycle Accident, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Wrongful Death
State:Connecticut

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