Top 20 Personal Injury Verdicts in California in 2018

Top 20 Personal Injury Verdicts in California in 2018We are pleased to present to you the list of top 20 plaintiffs' personal injury jury verdicts obtained in California in the year 2018. 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 20 Personal Injury Verdicts in California in 2018) you have also made the list of Top 50 Personal Injury Verdicts in California in 2018.

Important: While we strive to achieve maximum accuracy and completeness of our lists, we cannot guarantee either at 100%. If you believe another verdict should be on this list, please contact us today.

1
Amount:$289,253,209.00
Attorneys:Michael J. Miller, Curtis G. Hoke, David J. Dickens, Timothy Litzenburg, Jeffrey Travers of The Miller Firm, LLC; R. Brent Wisner, Pedram Esfandiary of Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman, PC; Mark Burton of Audet & Partners, LLP
Case:Johnson v. Monsanto Co.
Type:Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Workplace Safety, Defective Product, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
2
Amount:$105,356,000.00
Attorneys:Bibianne U. Fell, Patrick C. Stormes-Swan of Gomez Trial Attorneys
Case:Kali v. Young
Type:Negligent Misrepresentation, Personal Injury, Intentional Tort, Intentional Misrepresentation, Unlicensed Activity, Constructive Fraud, Negligent Tort
3
Amount:$68,035,462.00
Attorneys:Ricardo Echeverria of Shernoff Bidart Echeverria LLP; Steven A. Heimberg, Marsha E. Barr-Fernandez of Heimberg Barr, LLP; Jeffrey S. Mitchell of Mitchell Law Group
Case:Arteaga v. Fresno Community Regional Medical Center
Type:Delayed Treatment, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Surgical Error, Inadequate Care, Negligent Tort
4
Amount:$53,648,947.00
Attorneys:Bruce L. Schechter, R. Rex Parris, Khail A. Parris of PARRIS; Brian J. Panish, Matthew J. Stumpf of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP
Case:Lennig v. CRST
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Head-on Collision, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
5
Amount:$41,864,102.00
Attorneys:Brian J. Panish, Daniel W. Dunbar, Alexander J. Behar, Matthew J. Stumpf of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP
Case:Lo v. Consolazio, et al.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Hit and Run, Negligent Entrustment, Gross Negligence, Negligent Tort
6
Amount:$41,634,170.00
Attorneys:Alexander R. Wheeler, R. Rex Parris, Rutger R. Parris, Khail A. Parris, Jonathan W. Douglass, Bernadette N. Manigault of PARRIS
Case:Taylor v. Schilling
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
7
Amount:$30,270,501.00
Attorneys:Scott D. Peebles, Robert Woodward of Simmons Hanly Conroy LLC
Case:Morgan v. CBS Corp., et al.
Type:Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Workplace Safety, Defective Product, Mesothelioma, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
8
Amount:$25,752,508.16
Attorneys:David C. Greenstone, Christopher J. Panatier, Conor R. Nideffer of Simon Greenstone Panatier, PC
Case:Anderson, et al. v. Johnson & Johnson
Type:Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Talc Exposure, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
9
Amount:$22,962,494.66
Attorneys:James E. Ballidis of Allen, Flatt, Ballidis & Leslie
Case:Dauod v. Geico Insurance Company
Type:Breach of Contract, Car Accident, Insurance Bad Faith, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Underinsured Motorist
10
Amount:$16,232,416.80
Attorneys:John H. Gomez, Jessica T. Sizemore of Gomez Trial Attorneys; Matthew J. Faulkner of Faulkner Law Offices
Case:Kidd v. WKS Restaurant Corp.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Negligence in Employment, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip and Fall, Brain Injury, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Training, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
11
Amount:$14,620,086.00
Attorneys:David L. Amell, Marissa Y. Uchimura, William F. Ruiz, Sarah E. Gilson of Maune, Raichle, Hartley, French and Mudd, LLC
Case:Barr v. Parker Hannifin Corp., et al.
Type:Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Workplace Safety, Mesothelioma, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
12
Amount:$13,935,549.00
Attorneys:Erika Contreras, Andrew P. Owen, Brian J. Panish, Rahul Ravipudi, Thomas A. Schultz of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP
Case:Newland v. County of Los Angeles
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
13
Amount:$13,241,365.00
Attorneys:Ricardo Echeverria, Kristin E. Hobbs of Shernoff Bidart Echeverria LLP; Mindy S. Bish of Bish Law; Katherine B. Pene of Briskin, Latzanich & Pene LLP.
Case:Wood v. Venegas
Type:Bicycle Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort
14
Amount:$13,166,368.00
Attorneys:Kenneth M. Sigelman, Penelope A. Phillips of Kenneth M. Sigelman & Associates; Christopher C. Walton of Walton Law, APC
Case:McCarley v. Anesthesia Service Medical Group Inc., et al.
Type:Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Anesthesia Error, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
15
Amount:$12,250,000.00
Attorneys:Arash Homampour, Armine Safarian of The Homampour Law Firm, APLC
Case:Estate of Zuniga v. Cherry Avenue Auction Inc., et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, Burn Injury, Electrical Injury, Negligent Maintenance, Psychological Injury, Negligent Tort
16
Amount:$11,779,155.00
Attorneys:Olivier A. Taillieu, Judd R. Allen of The Dominguez Firm
Case:Esparza, et al. v. Win Distribution Inc., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort
17
Amount:$10,000,000.00
Attorneys:Anna Benvenutti Hoffmann, Nick Brustin, Alexandra Lampert, Meghna Philip of Neufeld Scheck & Brustin, LLP; Kate L. Chatfield of Kate L. Chatfield
Case:Trulove v. Police Officer D'Amico, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Due Process Violation, Malicious Prosecution, Personal Injury, Wrongful Conviction, Wrongful Imprisonment, False Arrest, Intentional Tort, Psychological Injury, Abuse of Power, Police Misconduct, Spoliation of Evidence, False Evidence
18
Amount:$9,250,000.00
Attorneys:David H. Ricks of David H. Ricks & Associates
Case:Burchell v. Barker, et al.
Type:Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Unnecessary Surgery, Lack of Informed Consent, Negligent Tort
19
Amount:$9,100,000.00
Attorneys:Boris Treyzon of Abir Cohen Treyzon Salo, LLP
Case:Watts v. City of Los Angeles, et al.
Type:Bicycle Accident, Dangerous Condition, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Truck Accident, Brain Injury, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
20
Amount:$8,042,476.00
Attorneys:Thomas S. Feher, Robert T. Simon, Shelby Kail, Travis E. Davis of The Simon Law Group, LLP; T. Gabe Houston of Houston Law of California, PC
Case:Soulliere v. Suzuki Motor of America Inc.
Type:Failure to Warn, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Defective Product, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability

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