Top 20 Personal Injury Verdicts in Florida in 2018

Top 20 Personal Injury Verdicts in Florida in 2018We are pleased to present to you the list of top 20 plaintiffs' personal injury jury verdicts obtained in 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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Note: If you have made this list (Top 20 Personal Injury Verdicts in Florida in 2018) you have also made the list of Top 50 Personal Injury Verdicts in Florida 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:$109,760,930.00
Attorneys:Kennan G. Dandar, Thomas J. Dandar of Dandar & Dandar PA
Case:Carter v. University of South Florida Health, et al.
Type:Delayed Diagnosis, Delayed Treatment, Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Surgical Error, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Negligent Tort
2
Amount:$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.
Type:Personal Injury, Rape, Sexual Assault, Workplace Safety, Negligent Security, Negligent Tort, Admiralty Law, Jones Act
3
Amount:$41,965,000.00
Attorneys:Alex Alvarez, Phillip E. Holden of The Alvarez Law Firm; Gary M. Paige of Gordon & Partners, P.A.; Celene Humphries, Maegen Peek Luka, Thomas J. Seider of Brannock & Humphries
Case:Estate of Schlefstein v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co
Type:Deceptive Trade Practices, Failure to Warn, False Advertising, Fraudulent Concealment, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Tobacco, Defective Product, Intentional Tort, Intentional Misrepresentation, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
4
Amount:$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.
Type:Car Accident, Failure to Warn, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Wrongful Death, DUI, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
5
Amount:$27,437,306.00
Attorneys:P. Hutchison Brock of Brock Law, LLC
Case:Emerson v. Lambert
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Dangerous Instrumentality
6
Amount:$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.
Type:Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Workplace Safety, Failure to Maintain, Failure to Supervise, Failure to Train, Negligent Tort, Admiralty Law, Jones Act
7
Amount:$15,250,000.00
Attorneys:Heather N. Barnes of The Yerrid Law Firm
Case:Knoth v. Belhadj
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Gross Negligence, Head-on Collision, DUI, Negligent Tort
8
Amount:$13,500,000.00
Attorneys:Robert F. Spohrer, Matthew Spohrer of Spohrer Dodd
Case:Crawford v. ITW Food Equipment Group, LLC
Type:Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Defective Product, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
9
Amount:$10,577,854.00
Attorneys:Zachary D. Bodenheimer, Brett M. Rosen, Mustafa H. Dandashly of Goldberg & Rosen
Case:Brown v. Lugardo-Soto
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort
10
Amount:$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.
Type:Birth Injury, Delayed Diagnosis, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Inadequate Care, Eye Injury, Negligent Tort, Ophthalmology Malpractice
11
Amount:$8,723,265.00
Attorneys:Reginald A. Mathis of Reginald A. Mathis, LLC; Bruce Jacobs of Jacobs Legal
Case:Nealy v. Cosmic Corp.
Type:Assault and Battery, Personal Injury, Workplace Safety, Negligent Security, Gunshot Wound, Negligent Tort
12
Amount:$7,984,037.00
Attorneys:Fred A. Cunningham, Gregory Yaffa of Domnick Cunningham & Whalen
Case:Whitney v. Mercury Ins. Co.
Type:Car Accident, Insurance Bad Faith, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
13
Amount:$7,424,135.00
Attorneys:Marc A. Chandler of Chandler Trial Law
Case:Torres v. First Transit Inc.
Type:Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort
14
Amount:$7,250,000.00
Attorneys:Alex Alvarez of The Alvarez Law Firm
Case:Rouse v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
Type:Conspiracy, Deceptive Trade Practices, Failure to Warn, False Advertising, Fraudulent Concealment, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Tobacco, Defective Product, Intentional Tort, Intentional Misrepresentation, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
15
Amount:$6,700,000.00
Attorneys:Brandon G. Cathey, Brent G. Steinberg, Daniel Greene of Swope, Rodante P.A.
Case:Martinez v. Lobster Haven LLC
Type:Personal Injury, Product Liability, Defective Product, Restaurant Negligence, Food Poisoning, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
16
Amount:$5,500,000.00
Attorneys:Damien M. Hoffman of Beytin, McLaughlin, McLaughlin, O’Hara, Kinman & Bocchino, PA
Case:Doe v. Griffin
Type:Personal Injury, Lack of Informed Consent, Negligent Tort, Failure to Disclose, STD Exposure
17
Amount:$5,000,000.00
Attorneys:John P. Fischer, Ian G. Ward, II of Fischer Redavid PLLC
Case:Henry v. MA Alternative Transportation Services, Inc.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Dangerous Instrumentality
18
Amount:$4,914,513.00
Attorneys:Matthew K. Schwencke, Edward V. Ricci of Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley
Case:Gray v. Iakovidis, et al.
Type:Delayed Diagnosis, Delayed Treatment, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
19
Amount:$4,877,775.85
Attorneys:Raul E. Garcia, Jr., Meranda M. Reifschneider of Rubenstein Law, PA
Case:Del Valle v. Winn-Dixie Stores
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip and Fall, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
20
Amount:$4,600,000.00
Attorneys:Curt D. Obront of Obront Corey, PLLC
Case:Perez v. La Gran Senora Sea Food Restaurant, et al.
Type:Assault and Battery, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Security, Negligent Tort

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