Top 50 Personal Injury Verdicts in the United States in 2017

Top 50 Personal Injury Verdicts in the United States in 2017We are pleased to present to you the list of top 50 plaintiff personal injury 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: $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
4
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
5
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
6
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
7
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
8
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
9
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
10
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
11
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
12
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
13
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
14
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
15
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
16
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
17
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
18
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
19
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
20
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 R. 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
21
Amount: $45,822,677.00
Attorneys: William S. Stone, James W. Stone, Ryals D. Stone, Michael G. Regas II 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
22
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
23
Amount: $45,000,000.00
Attorneys: Adam M. Starr of Jarve Kaplan Granato Starr, LLC
Case: Burgos-Bonilla v. Diorio, et al.
Type: Assault and Battery, Hospital Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Brain Injury, Children's Rights, Child Abuse, Failure to Report
State: New Jersey
24
Amount: $44,700,000.00
Attorneys: Antonio M. Romanucci, Martin D. Gould of Romanucci & Blandin, LLC; Carl Salvato of Salvato, O'Toole & Froylan
Case: Laporta v. City of Chicago
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Gunshot, Failure to Protect
State: Illinois
25
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
26
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
27
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
28
Amount: $40,000,000.00
Attorneys: Mark B. Decof, Michael P. Quinn, Jr. of Decof Decof & Barry, P.C.
Case: Sfameni v. Ryan, et al.
Type: Failure to Diagnose, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Failure to Treat
State: Rhode Island
29
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
30
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
31
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
32
Amount: $37,397,602.00
Attorneys: John P. Beatty, Thomas Moore, Matthew Gaier of Kramer, Dillof, Livingston & Moore
Case: Klupchak v. First East Village Associates, et al.
Type: Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Fall, Negligent Maintenance
State: New York
33
Amount: $36,143,291.00
Attorneys: Christian T. F. Nickerson, Geoffrey S. Wells, Tobin M. Lanzetta of Greene Broillet & Wheeler, LLP; Andy A. Basseri of Law Offices of Andy Basseri
Case: Sanchez v. Durham School Services, et al.
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, School Bus Accident
State: California
34 (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
34 (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
35
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
36
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
37
Amount: $33,500,000.00
Attorneys: Nicholas I. Timko of Kahn Gordon Timko & Rodriques P.C.; David B. Corley of Trolman, Glaser & Lichtman PC; Jonathan Shramko, Adrienne L. DeLuca of Shramko & DeLuca
Case: Doomes, et al v. Best Transit Corp., et. al.
Type: Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death
State: New York
38
Amount: $33,153,912.00
Attorneys: Richard B. Sharp of Mallard & Sharp, P.A.
Case: E.R., Pro Ami v. The USA
Type: Birth Injury, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Failure to Treat
State: Florida
39
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
40
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
41
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
42
Amount: $28,911,000.00
Attorneys: Steven B. Garner, Grant Rahmeyer of Strong Garner Bauer P.C.
Case: Williams v. St. John’s Clinic Inc.
Type: Delayed Diagnosis, Medical Malpractice, Misdiagnosis, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Brain Injury, Erroneous Treatment, Failure to Refer
State: Missouri
43
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
44
Amount: $28,215,278.00
Attorneys: Michael J. Bidart, Danica L. Crittenden of Shernoff Bidart Echeverria Bentley LLP
Case: Rahm v. Southern California Permanente Medical Group
Type: Delayed Diagnosis, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence
State: California
45
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
46
Amount: $27,700,000.00
Attorneys: William Schwitzer, Keri Lynn Timlin of William Schwitzer & Associates, PC; Robert Yadgarov of Yadgarov & Associates, PLLC
Case: Bakhayokho, et al. v. New York City Transit Auth., et al.
Type: Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Hiring
State: New York
47
Amount: $26,508,000.00
Attorneys: Clay Miller, Lawrence R. Lassiter of Miller Weisbrod LLP; Domingo A. Garcia, Albert Villegas of Law Office of Domingo Garcia, P.C.
Case: Canales v. RJC Midwest L.P.
Type: Construction Accident, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Workplace Safety, Fall, Failure to Supervise, Failure to Train
State: Texas
48
Amount: $26,190,000.00
Attorneys: James Wilkens of Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo P.C.; Michael E. Duffy of Duffy & Duffy, PLLC
Case: Madden-Buck v. Maimonides Medical Center, et al.
Type: Birth Injury, Delayed Diagnosis, Delayed Treatment, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Wrongful Death
State: New York
49
Amount: $23,065,991.00
Attorneys: Jose A. Fuentes of Fuentes & Berrio LLP; Michael A. Hersh of Kelley Uustal PLC
Case: Alamo-Cruz v. Affordable Treemen, Inc., et al.
Type: Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Brain Injury
State: Florida
50
Amount: $21,585,148.00
Attorneys: Zachary A. Friedman, John S. Seligman, Gary A. Friedman of Friedman & Friedman, PA
Case: Lazard v. Signet Diagnostic Imaging Services, et al.
Type: Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence
State: Florida

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