Number 2 Verdicts in Florida in 2018

Number 2 Verdicts in Florida in 2018 We are pleased to present to you the list of the second-largest – in their respective practice areas – plaintiff and cross-claimant jury verdicts obtained in the State of Florida 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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$70,560,050.00
Attorneys: Adam D. Horowitz of Horowitz Law; Bradley J. Edwards, Brittany Henderson of Edwards Pottinger LLC
Case: Baca v. Island Girl, Ltd.
No.2 in: Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
$37,951,887.00
Attorneys: Daryl D. Parks, Anthony D. Thomas of Parks and Crump, LLC; Roosevelt Randolph, Linje Rivers of Knowles & Randolph, PA
Case: Vickers v. DZE Corp.
No.2 in: Failure to Warn, Product Liability, Strict Liability
$27,437,306.00
Attorneys: P. Hutchison Brock of Brock Law, LLC
Case: Emerson v. Lambert
No.2 in: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident
$26,000,000.00
Attorneys: Eleanor T. Barnett, Glen H. Waldman, Jeffrey R. Lam of Waldman Barnett, P.L.; Angel A. Cortinas of Gunster
Case: Cohen, et al. v. Williams Island Property Owners’ Assoc.
No.2 in: Breach of Contract, Commercial Litigation, Real Estate
$25,910,000.00
Attorneys: R. Frank Melton II, C. Richard Newsome, William C. Ourand, Milette E. Webber of Newsome Melton Law Firm; David C. Gibbs of Gibbs Law Firm, PA; Christine D. Spagnoli of Greene Broillet & Wheeler, LLP; Celene Humphries, Maegen Peek Luka of Brannock & Humphries
Case: Estate of Salliotte v. Ford Motor Co., et al.
No.2 in: Wrongful Death, Defective Product
$25,000,000.00
Attorneys: W. Cort Frohlich, Christopher E. Frohlich, Brian M. Beason of Frohlich, Gordon & Beason Law Firm; C. Richard Newsome of Newsome Melton Law Firm; Maegen Peek Luka of Brannock & Humphries
Case: Estate of Dougherty v. WCA of Florida
No.2 in: Negligent Entrustment
$20,300,000.00
Attorneys: Susan S. Carlson, Ervin A. Gonzalez, Deborah J. Gander, Maureen E. Lefebvre of Colson Hicks Eidson; Tonya J. Meister of Meister Law, LLC
Case: Spearman v. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.
No.2 in: Workplace Safety, Admiralty Law, Jones Act
$20,000,000.00
Attorneys: Scott P. Schlesinger, Jonathan R. Gdanski of Schlesinger Law Offices, PA; Celene Humphries, Maegen Peek Luka of Brannock & Humphries
Case: Landi v. R.J. Reynolds, et al.
No.2 in: Consumer Fraud, Deceptive Trade Practices, False Advertising, Fraud, Fraudulent Concealment, Tobacco, Toxic Exposure, Intentional Tort, Intentional Misrepresentation
$19,500,000.00
Attorneys: Eric D. Roslansky, Steven C. Ruth of The Ruth Law Team; Celene Humphries, Thomas J. Seider of Brannock & Humphries
Case: Estate of Graffeo v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
No.2 in: Conspiracy
$15,502,880.00
Attorneys: Julie H. Littky-Rubin, Donald R. Fountain Jr., W. Hampton Keen, L. Jason Cornell of Clark, Fountain, La Vista, Prather & Littky-Rubin, LLP
Case: Letterman v. National Truck Center, et al.
No.2 in: Truck Accident, Work Accident
$15,250,000.00
Attorneys: Heather N. Barnes of The Yerrid Law Firm
Case: Knoth v. Belhadj
No.2 in: DUI
$9,250,000.00
Attorneys: Philip Freidin, Jonathan E. Freidin of Freidin Brown, P.A.; Kimberly L. Boldt, Mario R. Giommoni of Boldt Law Firm, P.A.
Case: Hooten v. Pediatrix Med. Group of FL, et al.
No.2 in: Delayed Diagnosis, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice
$8,723,265.00
Attorneys: Reginald A. Mathis of Reginald A. Mathis, LLC; Bruce Jacobs of Jacobs Legal
Case: Nealy v. Cosmic Corp.
No.2 in: Negligent Security
$7,556,438.00
Attorneys: Wilfried H. Florin, Thomas D. Roebig, Jr., Chad K. Florin, Taylor D. Roebig of Florin Roebig
Case: Mina v. Boca Ciega Resort & Marina Condo. Assoc.
No.2 in: Negligent Maintenance
$6,584,674.00
Attorneys: Keith M. Carter, Armando T. Lauritano of Morgan & Morgan, PA
Case: Epple v. Umstead, et al.
No.2 in: Delayed Treatment, Ob-Gyn Malpractice
$5,000,000.00
Attorneys: John P. Fischer, Ian G. Ward, II of Fischer Redavid PLLC
Case: Henry v. MA Alternative Transportation Services, Inc.
No.2 in: Vicarious Liability, Dangerous Instrumentality
$4,914,513.00
Attorneys: Matthew K. Schwencke, Edward V. Ricci of Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley
Case: Gray v. Iakovidis, et al.
No.2 in: Hospital Malpractice
$4,900,000.00
Attorneys: Andrew P. Brigham, Brett S. Tensfeldt of Brigham Property Rights Law Firm
Case: FDOT v. Taylor, et al.
No.2 in: Property Rights
$4,877,775.85
Attorneys: Raul E. Garcia, Jr., Meranda M. Reifschneider of Rubenstein Law, PA
Case: Del Valle v. Winn-Dixie Stores
No.2 in: Dangerous Condition, Premises Liability, Slip and Fall, Fall
$4,643,000.00
Attorneys: Takisha D. Richardson, Michael Dolce of Cohen, Milstein, Sellers & Toll PLLC; Susan B. Ramsey of Gary Roberts & Associates
Case: Trahan v. Mulholland
No.2 in: Assault and Battery, Sexual Assault
$4,391,708.00
Attorneys: Ethan J. Loeb, Jon P. Tasso, E. Colin Thompson of Smolker, Bartlett, Loeb, Hinds & Thompson, P.A; Christina C. Dodds of Christina Dodds PLLC
Case: Lake Point Phase v. Hurchalla
No.2 in: Tortious Interference
$4,020,000.00
Attorneys: Joel Brown, Philip Freidin, Jonathan E. Freidin of Freidin Brown, P.A.
Case: Cachaldora v. Baptist Hospital of Miami
No.2 in: Failure to Diagnose, Brain Injury
$3,713,898.00
Attorneys: Orlando R . Ruiz of Law Offices of Orlando R . Ruiz; Eric M. Tinstman of The Tinstman Law Firm
Case: Gomez v. Batillo, et al.
No.2 in: Inadequate Care
$3,647,343.40
Attorneys: Kevin A. Brown of Farah & Farah
Case: Willing v. Campbell, et al.
No.2 in: Head-on Collision
$3,380,000.00
Attorneys: Steven R. Browning, Keith Maynard of Spohrer Dodd
Case: Conklin v. RT Engineering
No.2 in: Failure to Maintain
$3,000,000.00
Attorneys: Philip E. Rothschild, John P. Kern, Jessica E. Lanier of Holland & Knight LLP
Case: CE Resource v. Jouria, et al.
No.2 in: Intellectual Property Infringement
$2,878,939.14
Attorneys: Robert T. Joyce, Jamison D. Joyce, Kevin F. Boucher of Joyce & Reyes Law Firm
Case: Miranda v. Rubio
No.2 in: Negligent Supervision
$2,850,000.00
Attorneys: Stuart N. Ratzan, Stuart J. Weissman, Evan B. Gilead of Ratzan Law Group; Lincoln J. Connolly of Lincoln J. Connolly Trials and Appeals, P.A.
Case: Chaudhry v. Florida Hospital, et al.
No.2 in: Labor & Employment
$2,643,606.34
Attorneys: Fraz Ahmed of Coker Law; Giovanni Stewart of Dawson Orr, PA
Case: Gadson v. Geico General Ins. Co.
No.2 in: Insurance Bad Faith, Underinsured Motorist
$2,350,304.59
Attorneys: James R. Holland II of Harrell & Harrell, P.A.; Todd E. Copeland of Todd E. Copeland & Associates, P.A.; Glenn Klausman of Klausman Law
Case: Brower v. Taylor, et al.
No.2 in: Uninsured Motorist
$2,180,044.00
Attorneys: Philip M. Gerson, David L. Markel of Gerson & Schwartz, P.A.; Bruce L. Scheiner of Associates & Bruce L. Scheiner
Case: Anderson v. TBLM Inc., et al.
No.2 in: Failure to Train
$1,812,000.00
Attorneys: Brian Barakat of Barakat Law
Case: Unsal v. Gokalp., et al.
No.2 in: Conversion, Unjust Enrichment
$1,784,778.00
Attorneys: Howard S. Grossman of Grossman Attorneys at Law
Case: Brooks v. Toman, et al.
No.2 in: Surgical Error, Erroneous Treatment
$1,606,968.00
Attorneys: Samuel A. Coffey of Coffey Trial Law
Case: Santillan v. City of Fort Lauderdale
No.2 in: Negligence in Employment, Negligent Training
$1,482,000.00
Attorneys: Jeffrey S. Hirsh of Goldberg & Hirsh P.A.; James D. Payer of Payer & Associates
Case: Ortiz v. Ree Construction Inc.
No.2 in: Equipment Malfunction, Eye Injury
$1,421,822.50
Attorneys: David S. Willig of David S. Willig Chartered
Case: So Far So Good, et al. v. Minvest USA
No.2 in: Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Civil Theft, Constructive Fraud, Embezzlement
$1,355,000.00
Attorneys: Robert J. Aranda, Henry B. Campbell of Campbell, Trohn, Tamayo, & Aranda, P.A.
Case: Estate of Beloff v. Paul, et al.
No.2 in: Failure to Monitor
$1,211,000.00
Attorneys: Robert A. Chaffin, Nicholas A. Homan of The Chaffin Law Firm
Case: Higg v. Costa Crociere S.P.A. Co
No.2 in: Trip and Fall
$1,182,000.00
Attorneys: Todd J. Michaels of The Haggard Law Firm PA
Case: Pastor v. 904 Las Olas Inc.
No.2 in: Gunshot Wound
$1,177,000.00
Attorneys: Raul E. Garcia, Jr., Anthony J. Soto of Rubenstein Law, PA
Case: Sardinas v. Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
No.2 in: Falling Object
$1,095,000.00
Attorneys: Roger W. Feicht, G. Joseph Curley, Jr., J. Anthony Nelson, II of Gunster
Case: Tillman v. Advanced Public Safety, Inc., et al.
No.2 in: Wrongful Termination, Whistleblower Retaliation
$1,000,000.00
Attorneys: Stephen G. Webster, Louis Jean-Baptiste Jr. of Law Office of Stephen G. Webster, LLC; Nathan R. Prince of Law Office of Nathan Prince
Case: Carnley v. Ford, et al.
No.2 in: Rape, Sexual Abuse, STD Exposure
$1,000,000.00
Attorneys: Colleen J. MacAlister of Law Offices of Colleen J. MacAlister, P.A.
Case: Ermini v. Scott, et al.
No.2 in: Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force
$923,082.00
Attorneys: Luis A. Sosa of Rosenthal, Levy, Simon & Ryles
Case: Estate of Okerlund v. Lapon
No.2 in: Pedestrian Accident
$770,425.00
Attorneys: Alejandro M. Garcia, Todd L. Baker of Steinger, Iscoe & Greene P.A.
Case: Hendricks v. Broward County
No.2 in: Bus Accident
$714,588.50
Attorneys: Paul C. Perkins, Mallory Widgren of Paul & Perkins P.A.
Case: Estate of Smith v. Johnson
No.2 in: Single-Vehicle Accident
$704,004.00
Attorneys: Paul C. Perkins of Paul & Perkins P.A.
Case: Baez v. Midstate Caulking & Construction Services, et al.
No.2 in: Construction Accident
$673,000.00
Attorneys: Timothy M. Ingram of Ingram Injury Law
Case: Abdelshahid v. Safelite Group Inc., et al.
No.2 in: Multi-Vehicle Accident
$525,734.00
Attorneys: Dallas A. Robinson, Joseph Abdallah, William McAfee of Kanner & Pintaluga P.A.
Case: Umbach v. Santamaria
No.2 in: Motorcycle Accident
$500,000.00
Attorneys: Theodore S. Forman, Sharon B. Urbanek of Forman Law Offices, PA
Case: Defranko v. Poole, et al.
No.2 in: Ophthalmology Malpractice
$448,898.00
Attorneys: William A. Dean of Ford, Dean & Rotundo, P.A.
Case: Estate of Gomez v. Mery Alf 2010 Corp., et al.
No.2 in: Failure to Protect
$441,820.00
Attorneys: D. Marc Warner, Michael D. Sechrest of Warner, Sechrest, & Butts, P.A.
Case: Peterson v. Koppel, et al.
No.2 in: Unnecessary Surgery
$440,000.00
Attorneys: William T. Rieder of Downs Law Group, PA
Case: Warren v. Barrones Dev. Corp., et al.
No.2 in: Workplace Negligence
$383,350.00
Attorneys: Joseph A. Linnehan of Morgan & Morgan, PA
Case: Johnson v. Charlotte County
No.2 in: Government Negligence
$350,419.00
Attorneys: Lisa S. Levine of Lisa S. Levine, P.A.
Case: Hanna v. Martone, et al.
No.2 in: Failure to Treat
$346,798.00
Attorneys: Patrick W. Lawlor of Lawlor & Associates
Case: Landa v. Scoop Bar & Grill
No.2 in: Negligent Hiring
$309,500.00
Attorneys: Andrew P. Brigham, Brett S. Tensfeldt, Trevor S. Hutson, E. Scott Copeland of Brigham Property Rights Law Firm
Case: Sabal Trail Transmission LLC v. 3.921 Acres of Land in Lake County FL, et al.
No.2 in: Eminent Domain Abuse
$300,000.00
Attorneys: William B. White of Bodiford Law, P.A.
Case: Johnson v. Epicurean Ranch LLC
No.2 in: Restaurant Negligence
$300,000.00
Attorneys: Marie A. Mattox of Marie A. Mattox, PA
Case: Young v. Florida Agency For Health Care Administration
No.2 in: Hostile Work Environment
$300,000.00
Attorneys: Ansana D. Singh of Law Office of Ansana D. Singh, P.A.
Case: Cid v. The City of Miramar
No.2 in: Harassment
$250,000.00
Attorneys: Christopher G. Klemick, Ross B. Gampel of Klemick & Gampel, P.A.
Case: Dimmer v. Mongalo, et al.
No.2 in: Dental Malpractice
$237,768.67
Attorneys: Michael D. Peacock of Morgan & Morgan, PA
Case: Vanlandeghem v. All 4 One Gas Service, Inc.
No.2 in: Contractor Negligence
$235,000.00
Attorneys: David M. Chico of David Chico Law Group
Case: William Stone Premier Props. v. Oni
No.2 in: Quantum Meruit
$200,000.00
Attorneys: Jordan S. Cohen, Jason A. Glusman of Wicker Smith O'Hara McCoy & Ford P.A.
Case: MI-VI at Gulf Stream Park & Casino Inc. v. Gulfstream Park Racing Assoc.
No.2 in: Landlord-Tenant
$200,000.00
Attorneys: Max R. Price of Law Offices of Max R. Price, P.A.
Case: Gottfried v. Boyajian, et al.
No.2 in: Lack of Informed Consent, Failure to Refer
$190,000.00
Attorneys: Isidro Garcia of Garcia Law Firm, P.A.
Case: Utterback v. School Board of Palm Beach County
No.2 in: Abuse of Power
$182,591.53
Attorneys: Michael B. Germain of Germain Law Group, P.A.
Case: Nolen v. Blackmon, et al.
No.2 in: Dog Bite, Animal Attack
$177,574.00
Attorneys: Jay Kim, Brian L. Lerner of Kim Vaughan Lerner LLP
Case: Caruso v. Tital List and Mailing Services
No.2 in: Unpaid Wages, Wage and Hour Violation, Unpaid Commissions
$165,339.00
Attorneys: David Steinfeld of Law Office of David Steinfeld; Todd M. Kurland of Law Office of Todd M. Kurland, P.A.
Case: Miskiewicz v. Predmore
No.2 in: Failure to Disclose
$150,000.00
Attorneys: Richard D. Sneed of Richard D. Sneed, Jr., P.A.
Case: Smith v. Waste Pro of Florida Inc, et al.
No.2 in: Property Damage
$134,376.00
Attorneys: Matthew Davey, Charlton Stoner of Lex Concordia, PLLC
Case: Galkin v. Veloce Motorcar International, et al.
No.2 in: Promissory Note
$133,692.97
Attorneys: Jonathan A. Ewing, Jennifer Castro of Aero Law Center
Case: Private Jet Charter v. Damgaard, et al.
No.2 in: Misappropriation of Trade Secrets
$125,000.00
Attorneys: Warren H. Dawson of Warren Hope Dawson & Associates
Case: Robinson v. Polk County School Board
No.2 in: Child Abuse
$104,050.00
Attorneys: Julio C. Bertemati, Alejandro Espino of Taylor Espino Vega & Touron, P.A.
Case: Corner Land v. Annex Industrial Park
No.2 in: Trespass

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