Top 50 Breach of Contract Verdicts in California in 2018

Top 50 Breach of Contract Verdicts in California in 2018We are pleased to present to you the list of top 50 plaintiff's breach of contract 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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1
Amount:$52,042,529.00
Attorneys:Steven R. Friedman of Steven R. Friedman; Michael E. Friedman of Michael E. Friedman
Case:Gasparyan v. Demirchyan
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Fraud, Unfair Business Practices, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
2
Amount:$45,000,000.00
Attorneys:David F. McPherson, Shelly L. Ewald, Rebecca S. Glos of Watt, Tieder, Hoffar & Fitzgerald L.L.P.
Case:Kiewit Power Constructors Co. v. City of Los Angeles
Type:Breach of Contract, Economic Loss, Commercial Litigation
3
Amount:$39,700,000.00
Attorneys:Brian S. Kabateck, Shant A. Karnikian, Natalie S. Pang of Kabateck LLP; Gary D. Fields of FieldsLaw
Case:Acosta v. Kort & Scott Financial Group, et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Unfair Business Practices, Breach of Warranty of Habitability, Nuisance, Failure to Maintain, Elder Financial Abuse, Elder Abuse, Real Estate, Negligent Tort
4
Amount:$30,000,000.00
Attorneys:Jeffrey M. Fisher, Stephanie P. Skaff, Eugene Y. Mar, Alex Reese, Erik C. Olson, Julia F. Kropp of Farella Braun + Martel LLP
Case:BladeRoom Group Limited v. Facebook, Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract, Conspiracy, Intellectual Property Infringement, Unfair Business Practices, Unfair Competition, Misappropriation of Trade Secrets, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
5
Amount:$25,247,350.00
Attorneys:Stephen E. Morrissey, Ravi Doshi, Davida Brook, Brian D. Melton of Susman Godfrey LLP
Case:Hinrichs & Associates v. Beats Electronics L.L.C.
Type:Breach of Contract, Intellectual Property Infringement, Commercial Litigation
6
Amount:$25,060,000.00
Attorneys:Mark P. Ressler, Ronald R. Rossi, Jason S. Takenouchi, Lyn R. Agre of Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP
Case:Copart Inc. v. Sparta Consulting Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract, Fraud, Professional Malpractice, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation, Negligent Tort, Bad Faith
7
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
8
Amount:$10,300,000.00
Attorneys:Thomas A. Vogele, Timothy M. Kowal of Thomas Vogele & Associates, APC
Case:Yang, et al. v. Sui, et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Fraud, Conversion, Intentional Tort, Fraudulent Transfer, Civil Theft, Commercial Litigation
9
Amount:$8,945,000.00
Attorneys:Thomas M. Brown, Scott L. Menger of Brown White & Osborn LLP
Case:Belanger, et al. v. Biggs
Type:Breach of Contract, Fraudulent Conveyance, Conversion, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation, Trespass, Bad Faith
10
Amount:$8,244,269.82
Attorneys:Bryan C. Altman of The Altman Law Group; Lauren A. Ungs, R. Roger Kirnos of Knight Law Group LLP
Case:Nolan v. Ford Motor Co.
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Warranty, Consumer Fraud, Deceptive Trade Practices, False Advertising, Fraudulent Concealment, Negligent Misrepresentation, Defective Product, Intentional Tort, Intentional Misrepresentation, Lemon Law, Negligent Tort
11
Amount:$7,689,564.84
Attorneys:Bryan C. Altman of The Altman Law Group; Lauren A. Ungs, R. Roger Kirnos of Knight Law Group LLP
Case:Brown v. Ford Motor Co.
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Warranty, Consumer Fraud, Deceptive Trade Practices, False Advertising, Fraudulent Concealment, Defective Product, Intentional Tort, Intentional Misrepresentation, Lemon Law
12
Amount:$3,060,250.00
Attorneys:Randolph Gaw, Victor Meng, Mark W. Poe, Samuel S. Song of Gaw Poe LLP
Case:Deutsche-Hollandische Tabakgesellschaft MBH & Co., K.G. v. Trendsettah USA Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Warranty, Economic Loss, Fraud, Negligent Misrepresentation, Defective Product, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation, Breach of Warranty of Merchantability, Negligent Tort
13
Amount:$3,021,558.00
Attorneys:Martin R. Berman of Law Office of Pflaster & Berman
Case:LB Global Inc. v. Park
Type:Breach of Contract, Conversion, Unjust Enrichment, Intentional Tort, Intentional Misrepresentation, Commercial Litigation, Common Count, Bad Faith
14
Amount:$2,599,525.00
Attorneys:Steve B. Mikhov, Lauren A. Ungs, R. Roger Kirnos, Christopher Swanson of Knight Law Group LLP; Bryan C. Altman of The Altman Law Group
Case:Coon v. Ford Motor Co
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Warranty, Consumer Fraud, Deceptive Trade Practices, False Advertising, Fraud in the Inducement, Fraudulent Concealment, Negligent Misrepresentation, Unfair Business Practices, Defective Product, Intentional Tort, Intentional Misrepresentation, Lemon Law, Negligent Tort
15
Amount:$2,464,560.00
Attorneys:Amnon Z. Siegel, David W. Schecter of Miller Barondess LLP; Phillip Ashman, Brian A. Kumamoto of Myers Andras Ashman Kumamoto LLP
Case:WindAirWest LLC v. Castle & Cooke Aviation Services Inc.
Type:Aviation Accident, Breach of Contract, Economic Loss, Property Damage, Negligent Tort
16
Amount:$2,411,896.00
Attorneys:Allan B. Cooper, Barry J. MacNaughton, Amy S. Russell, Howard I. Camhi of Ervin Cohen & Jessup LLP
Case:Instant InfoSystems Inc. v. Open Text Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract, Tortious Interference, Unfair Business Practices, Unjust Enrichment, Quantum Meruit, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
17
Amount:$1,753,798.00
Attorneys:Christopher B. Dolan, Aimee E. Kirby of Dolan Law Firm PC
Case:Dolan v. Heinrich
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Fraudulent Concealment, Intellectual Property Infringement, Unfair Business Practices, Unfair Competition, Misappropriation of Trade Secrets, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation, Data Breach, Constructive Fraud
18
Amount:$1,681,189.00
Attorneys:Jeremy Lessem, Daniel S. Rubin of Lessem, Newstat & Tooson, LLP; Todd R. Moore, Michelle K. Lee of Hahn & Hahn LLP
Case:Leung v. Leung, et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Tortious Interference, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
19
Amount:$1,294,100.00
Attorneys:John J. Freni of John J. Freni, APLC
Case:James v. Leavitt Group Agency of San Diego Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Deceptive Trade Practices, Fraud, Tortious Interference, Wrongful Termination, Conversion, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
20
Amount:$1,150,000.00
Attorneys:John P. Byrne, Sherin Hackman of The ByrneLaw Office
Case:Mistras Group, Inc. v. Peterson, et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Conspiracy, Defamation, Tortious Interference, Unfair Business Practices, Conversion, Misappropriation of Trade Secrets, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation, Bad Faith, Reputational Harm, Libel
21
Amount:$1,022,000.00
Attorneys:Myra C. Fleischer, Daniel J. Martin of Fleischer & Ravreby
Case:Zhigalko v. Grub
Type:Breach of Contract, Quantum Meruit, Promissory Estoppel, Equitable Division, Family Law
22 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Jerry L. Kay, Mark L. Share of De Castro, West, Chodorow, Mendler, & Glickfeld, Inc.
Case:NMSBPCSLDHB, LP v. Inland Counties Regional Center
Type:Breach of Contract, Landlord-Tenant, Promissory Note, Real Estate
22 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Gregory R. Aker, Timothy A. Colvig, David J. Hyndman, J. Todd Wulfsberg, H. James Wulfsberg of Burke, Williams & Sorensen, LLP
Case:Kiewit Power Constructors Co. v. City of Los Angeles
Type:Breach of Contract, Commercial Litigation
23
Amount:$987,559.00
Attorneys:Phillip C. Samouris, Joseph A. Gonnella of Higgs, Fletcher & Mack, LLP
Case:Kim v. Estep
Type:Breach of Contract, Fraud, Fraudulent Concealment, Indemnity, Tortious Interference, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation, Failure to Disclose, Bad Faith
24
Amount:$911,174.00
Attorneys:Sanford L. Horn of Law Offices of Sanford L. Horn; Shawn E. McMenomy of Law Office of Shawn E. McMenomy
Case:Woo v. Phillip Roman & Co.
Type:Breach of Contract, Unpaid Wages, Wrongful Termination, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
25
Amount:$908,320.00
Attorneys:Christopher L. Larson of Larson O'Brien LLP; Todd A. Daley, John F. Morning of Prata & Daley, LLP
Case:Prata v. USAA Casualty Insurance Company
Type:Breach of Contract, Insurance Bad Faith, Property Damage, Negligent Tort
26
Amount:$855,000.00
Attorneys:David M. Huff, Kelly Houle-Sandoval, Colin E. Barr, Niv V. Davidovich of Orbach Huff Suarez & Henderson LLP; Mark A. Miller of LA Unified School District
Case:LA Unified School District v. FH Paschen/SN Nielsen Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract, Deceptive Trade Practices, Indemnity, Unfair Business Practices, Unjust Enrichment, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
27
Amount:$807,825.00
Attorneys:Jacob N. Segura of Jacob N Segura, A Law Corp.
Case:Embotelladora Electropura v. Accutek Packaging Equipment Company Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Warranty, Fraud, Fraudulent Concealment, Unjust Enrichment, Intentional Tort, Intentional Misrepresentation, Breach of Warranty of Merchantability, Failure to Disclose
28
Amount:$740,646.00
Attorneys:Michael W. Caspino, Megan M. Holbrook of Buchalter
Case:Sawyer v. Sawyer
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Fraud, Legal Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Conversion, Unjust Enrichment, Intentional Tort, Embezzlement, Bad Faith
29
Amount:$705,805.00
Attorneys:Mark K. Stender, Susan M. Hack of Higgs, Fletcher & Mack, LLP
Case:Fesko v. Fesko
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Conversion, Unjust Enrichment, Intentional Tort, Common Count
30
Amount:$666,575.00
Attorneys:Stephen E. Foster, Hayward J. Kaiser, Christopher A. Elliott of Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP
Case:Kivel v. McInerney
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Construction Defect, Real Estate, Contractor Negligence, Negligent Tort, Architectural Malpractice
31
Amount:$631,592.00
Attorneys:Steven L. Victor of Steven L. Victor, Attorney at Law, APC
Case:6401 Balboa Avenue v. California Food Management
Type:Breach of Contract, Property Damage, Landlord-Tenant, Commercial Litigation, Real Estate
32
Amount:$592,084.00
Attorneys:Jeff A. Mann of Law Offices of Jeff A. Mann
Case:We Textile Inc. v. Evoglobe Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract, Commercial Litigation
33
Amount:$477,482.00
Attorneys:James V. Garvey, Deborah A. Hedley, Christopher R. Ramos of Vedder Price
Case:Instant InfoSystems Inc. v. Open Text Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract, False Advertising, Fraud, Intellectual Property Infringement, Tortious Interference, Unfair Competition, Conversion, Intentional Tort, Trademark Infringement, Commercial Litigation, Bad Faith
34
Amount:$462,222.00
Attorneys:Margarita Salazar of Law Offices of Margarita Salazar A.P.L.C
Case:Tucker v. Zinna
Type:Breach of Contract, Conspiracy, Fraud, Misrepresentation, Conversion, Unjust Enrichment, Intentional Tort
35
Amount:$409,692.00
Attorneys:P. Randolph Finch Jr., Andrea L. Petray, Christopher D. F. Foster, Jennifer J. Griffin of Finch, Thornton & Baird, LLP
Case:Thunder-Jones Contracting Group Inc. v. Reno Contracting Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract, Quantum Meruit, Commercial Litigation
36
Amount:$391,880.00
Attorneys:Robert M. Steele, Zachary D. Miller of Miller & Steele Law Firm
Case:Dicker v. RDP L.L.C.
Type:Breach of Contract, Conversion, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation, Bad Faith
37
Amount:$351,064.00
Attorneys:Edward M. Picozzi of Edward M. Picozzi
Case:Silbermann v. Shangri-La Construction L.P.
Type:Breach of Contract, Quantum Meruit, Commercial Litigation
38
Amount:$344,800.00
Attorneys:Lawrance A. Bohm, Bradley J. Mancuso, Rachael E. Sauer of Bohm Law Group, Inc.; Tina M. Locklear, Jordana R. Furman, Kelli M. Farrell of Law Offices Of Tina Locklear
Case:Khan v. Infor (US), Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract, Wrongful Termination, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Unpaid Commissions
39
Amount:$311,023.00
Attorneys:K. Todd Curry of Curry Advisors, APLC; Daniel R. Salas of Daniel R. Salas
Case:Natile L.L.C. v. Woudenberg Enterprises Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract, Landlord-Tenant, Commercial Litigation
40
Amount:$301,000.00
Attorneys:Jackie Abellada, Barbara Moore of Estelle & Kennedy
Case:Martinez v. Stremiz
Type:Breach of Contract, Fraudulent Concealment, Negligent Misrepresentation, Intentional Tort, Intentional Misrepresentation, Real Estate, Negligent Tort, Failure to Disclose, Bad Faith
41
Amount:$297,636.00
Attorneys:Amy A. Mousavi , Thomas A. Pistone of Mousavi & Lee LLP
Case:Khazeni v. Costa Del Mar Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract, Fraud, Landlord-Tenant, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation, Bad Faith
42
Amount:$295,756.00
Attorneys:Keith A. Fink, Sarah E. Hernandez, Jennifer H. Yeung of Keith Fink & Associates
Case:Garcia v. Vaughn Management & Services, Inc.
Type:Assault & Battery, Breach of Contract, Civil Rights Violation, Gender Discrimination, Retaliation, Sexual Harassment, Unfair Business Practices, Unpaid Wages, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Workplace Harassment
43
Amount:$286,000.00
Attorneys:Anna Zappia, Edward P. Zappia of The Zappia Law Firm
Case:Patch v. Jackson DeMarco Tidus & Peckenpaugh
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Fraud, Unjust Enrichment, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Intentional Misrepresentation
44
Amount:$253,668.00
Attorneys:Nico N. Tabibi , Sharon H. Lee of Law Offices of Nico N. Tabibi A.P.C
Case:Nguyen v. LA Girl Jewelry Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract, Fraud, Conversion, Intentional Tort, Intentional Misrepresentation
45
Amount:$247,159.00
Attorneys:Matthew M. Haffner of Haffner Law Group
Case:Haas Automation Inc. v. CTS Electronics Manufacturing Solutions Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract, Commercial Litigation
46
Amount:$227,432.00
Attorneys:Thomas G. Wianecki, Michelle R. Prescott of Wesierski & Zurek LLP
Case:Beaulieu v. Bobileff
Type:Breach of Contract, Consumer Fraud, Misrepresentation, Conversion, Intentional Tort
47
Amount:$222,640.00
Attorneys:M. Candice Bryner, Tumy N. Nguyen of Law Offices of M. Candice Bryner APC
Case:Huynh v. Lee
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Conspiracy, Fraud, Property Rights, Conversion, Unjust Enrichment, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation, Real Estate, Embezzlement
48
Amount:$185,425.00
Attorneys:Scott B. Garner, Todd W. Smith of Umberg Zipser LLP
Case:Newport Beach Center for Surgery L.L.C. v. King
Type:Breach of Contract, Quantum Meruit, Commercial Litigation, Common Count
49
Amount:$178,158.00
Attorneys:Doug E. Jaffe of Law Offices of Douglas Jaffe
Case:Saab v. Conkey
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Fraud, Legal Malpractice, Negligent Misrepresentation, Professional Malpractice, Real Estate, Negligent Tort
50
Amount:$176,977.00
Attorneys:Benjeman R. Beck, Carey B. Wood, Christine J. Haw, Jared V. Walder of Strategic Legal Practices; Steven Brower of Brower Law Group
Case:Zomorodian v. BMW of North America LLC
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Warranty, Defective Product, Failure to Maintain, Consumer Protection, Lemon Law

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