Number 3 Verdicts in Florida in 2018

Number 3 Verdicts in Florida in 2018 We are pleased to present to you the list of the third-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.

For law firms that have made the list and would like to signify their achievement on their website or in other marketing materials, TopVerdict.com has issued a special electronic badge that is available for purchase here.

If you are the attorney who obtained one of the verdicts on this list, you can acquire a personalized physical plaque to display in your office.

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 submit it to us today.

$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
No.3 in: Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
$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.3 in: Car Accident, Failure to Warn, Motor Vehicle Accident, Product Liability, Strict Liability
$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.3 in: Wrongful Death
$20,000,000.00
Attorneys: Scott P. Schlesinger, Jonathan R. Gdanski of Schlesinger Law Offices, PA
Case: Landi v. R.J. Reynolds, et al.
No.3 in: Defective Product
$19,500,000.00
Attorneys: Eric D. Roslansky, Steven C. Ruth of The Ruth Law Team
Case: Estate of Graffeo v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
No.3 in: Consumer Fraud, Deceptive Trade Practices, False Advertising, Fraud, Fraudulent Concealment, Tobacco, Toxic Exposure, Intentional Tort, Intentional Misrepresentation
$17,500,000.00
Attorneys: Edward H. Zebersky of Zebersky Payne; Stuart N. Ratzan, G. Scott Vezina, Stuart J. Weissman of Ratzan Law Group; George R. Baise of George R. Baise Jr., P.A.; Charles M. Auslander, John G. Crabtree, Brian C. Tackenberg of Crabtree & Auslander
Case: Estate of Gloger v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., et al.
No.3 in: Conspiracy
$8,723,265.00
Attorneys: Reginald A. Mathis of Reginald A. Mathis, LLC; Bruce Jacobs of Jacobs Legal
Case: Nealy v. Cosmic Corp.
No.3 in: Workplace Safety
$7,424,135.00
Attorneys: Marc A. Chandler of Chandler Trial Law
Case: Torres v. First Transit Inc.
No.3 in: Truck Accident
$6,584,674.00
Attorneys: Keith M. Carter, Armando T. Lauritano of Morgan & Morgan, PA
Case: Epple v. Umstead, et al.
No.3 in: Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice
$5,576,000.00
Attorneys: Gregory S. Weiss of Mrachek, Fitzgerald, Rose, Konopka, Thomas & Weiss P.A.
Case: Karch v. Sanderson, et al.
No.3 in: Commercial Litigation
$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.3 in: Negligent Entrustment
$4,914,513.00
Attorneys: Matthew K. Schwencke, Edward V. Ricci of Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley
Case: Gray v. Iakovidis, et al.
No.3 in: Delayed Diagnosis, Delayed Treatment, Vicarious Liability
$4,900,000.00
Attorneys: Andrew P. Brigham, Brett S. Tensfeldt of Brigham Property Rights Law Firm
Case: FDOT v. Taylor, et al.
No.3 in: Real Estate
$4,877,775.85
Attorneys: Raul E. Garcia, Jr., Meranda M. Reifschneider of Rubenstein Law, PA
Case: Del Valle v. Winn-Dixie Stores
No.3 in: Negligent Maintenance
$4,600,000.00
Attorneys: Curt D. Obront of Obront Corey, PLLC
Case: Perez v. La Gran Senora Sea Food Restaurant, et al.
No.3 in: Assault and Battery, Premises Liability, Negligent Security
$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.3 in: Breach of Contract, Property Rights
$4,296,072.96
Attorneys: Medisa Memic, Marc Matthews of McIntyre Thanasides Bringgold Elliott Grimaldi Guito & Matthews, P.A.; Lisha Bowen of Bowen Law Group
Case: Sullivan v. Neil Francis Pickrem, et al.
No.3 in: Dangerous Instrumentality
$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.3 in: Hospital Malpractice
$3,855,754.42
Attorneys: Donny A. Owens of Morgan & Morgan, PA
Case: Turner v. Piney Branch Motors
No.3 in: Dangerous Condition, Work Accident, Fall
$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.3 in: Failure to Diagnose, Brain Injury
$3,383,093.00
Attorneys: Jonathan Brozyna, Keith M. Carter, William R. Daniel of Morgan & Morgan, PA
Case: Capote v. JVS Contracting Inc., et al.
No.3 in: Head-on Collision
$2,585,723.00
Attorneys: David B. Moffett of Morgan & Morgan, PA
Case: Shaw v. Orange County
No.3 in: Failure to Maintain
$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.3 in: Insurance Bad Faith
$1,579,629.00
Attorneys: William C. Ruggiero of Law Offices of William C. Ruggiero
Case: Wolfson v. Liberty Mutual Ins. Co.
No.3 in: Underinsured Motorist
$1,421,822.50
Attorneys: David S. Willig of David S. Willig Chartered
Case: So Far So Good, et al. v. Minvest USA
No.3 in: Conversion, Unjust Enrichment
$1,400,000.00
Attorneys: Curry G. Pajcic, Robert J. Link of Pajcic & Pajcic PA
Case: Copeland v. Jones, et al.
No.3 in: Negligence in Employment, Negligent Supervision
$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.3 in: Inadequate Care
$1,110,000.00
Attorneys: Scott Terry of Phelps Dunbar LLP
Case: Marjam Supply Co., et al. v. Pliteq, et al.
No.3 in: Tortious Interference
$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.3 in: Labor & Employment
$1,039,000.00
Attorneys: Bryan S. Hofeld, Jonathan R. Gdanski of Schlesinger Law Offices, PA; Bard D. Rockenbach of Burlington & Rockenbach; Crane A. Johnstone of Johnstone Law P.A.
Case: Kunhardt v. Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center, et al.
No.3 in: Surgical Error
$1,025,308.00
Attorneys: Casey D. Shomo of Law Offices of Casey D. Shomo
Case: D’Angelo v. PGA Mexx
No.3 in: Slip and Fall
$1,000,000.00
Attorneys: Steven A. Osher, Michael A. Petruccelli of Petruccelli & Osher
Case: Wise-Youngren v. Haines City HMA
No.3 in: Wrongful Termination, Whistleblower Retaliation
$1,000,000.00
Attorneys: Colleen J. MacAlister of Law Offices of Colleen J. MacAlister, P.A.
Case: Ermini v. Scott, et al.
No.3 in: Gunshot Wound, Negligent Training, Eye Injury
$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.3 in: Civil Rights Violation, Sexual Assault
$801,000.00
Attorneys: Howard K. "Skip" Pita, Randy M. Weber of Pita Weber Del Prado
Case: Robinette v. Bike Tech Inc.
No.3 in: Failure to Train
$771,000.00
Attorneys: William B. Lewis, Christian Savio, Arletys Rodriguez of Morgan & Morgan, PA
Case: Delapaz v. Delapaz
No.3 in: Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Embezzlement
$735,611.00
Attorneys: Michael M. Bell, Anna E. Engelman of Bell & Roper, P.A.; Donald Van Dingenen of Van Dingenen Law P.A.
Case: Barton v. Hurricane Assocs., et al.
No.3 in: Trip and Fall
$733,900.00
Attorneys: Mark R. Hanson, Joshua Heller of Gordon & Partners, P.A.
Case: Ehlert v. Castero
No.3 in: Falling Object
$732,346.20
Attorneys: Harrison W. Poole of Poole & Poole PA
Case: Jayo v. Harris, et al.
No.3 in: Constructive Fraud
$652,000.00
Attorneys: Allen W. Lindsay of Lindsay & Lindsay P.A.; C. Phil Hall of Taylor, Warren & Weidner P.A.
Case: Whitfield v. Southern-Owners Ins. Co.
No.3 in: Uninsured Motorist
$584,304.00
Attorneys: Andrew F. Knopf, J. Blaise Fischbach of Paul Knopf Bigger
Case: Lorenzano v. Systems Inc.
No.3 in: Equipment Malfunction
$500,000.00
Attorneys: Theodore S. Forman, Sharon B. Urbanek of Forman Law Offices, PA
Case: Defranko v. Poole, et al.
No.3 in: Failure to Monitor
$499,614.00
Attorneys: Paul M. Silva, Peter J. Somera, Jr. of Somera & Silva, LLP
Case: Demieri, et al. v. Seltzer
No.3 in: Motorcycle Accident
$440,000.00
Attorneys: William T. Rieder of Downs Law Group, PA
Case: Warren v. Barrones Dev. Corp., et al.
No.3 in: Pedestrian Accident
$365,640.00
Attorneys: Michael J. Lariosa, Robert J. Fenstersheib of Fenstersheib Law Group, P.A.; Jorge P. Gutierrez, Jr. of The Gutierrez Firm
Case: Gobin v. Edelstein, et al.
No.3 in: Multi-Vehicle Accident
$255,770.00
Attorneys: Michael J. Napoleone, John G. White, III of Day Pitney LLP
Case: J. Fischer & Assoc. v. Bridge Financial, et al.
No.3 in: Intellectual Property Infringement
$251,000.00
Attorneys: Robert E. Gordon of Gordon & Partners, P.A.
Case: Daniels v. Cronin, et al.
No.3 in: DUI
$250,000.00
Attorneys: John M. Phillips, William K. Walker of Law Office of John M. Phillips
Case: Mizelle v. The City of Fort Lauderdale
No.3 in: Government Negligence
$250,000.00
Attorneys: Christopher G. Klemick, Ross B. Gampel of Klemick & Gampel, P.A.
Case: Dimmer v. Mongalo, et al.
No.3 in: Failure to Treat
$222,264.14
Attorneys: Shawn A. Jiles of Jiles Law, P.A.
Case: James v. 1st Kiddie Catering
No.3 in: Workplace Negligence
$200,000.00
Attorneys: Max R. Price of Law Offices of Max R. Price, P.A.
Case: Gottfried v. Boyajian, et al.
No.3 in: Dental Malpractice
$183,205.00
Attorneys: Michael S. Takiff, Omar M. Salazar, II of Miltzok & Associates P.A.
Case: Pregnant Patient v. Rosenthal
No.3 in: Ob-Gyn Malpractice
$175,000.00
Attorneys: David C. Rash of David C. Rash, P.A.
Case: Cruz, et al. v. Naples HMA, et al.
No.3 in: Lack of Informed Consent
$147,853.00
Attorneys: David M. Carter, Sean A. Mickley, Dane R. Ullian, Jason L. Odom of Gould Cooksey Fennell, P.A.
Case: Galen v. Estate of Haigler, et al.
No.3 in: Property Damage
$125,000.00
Attorneys: Warren H. Dawson of Warren Hope Dawson & Associates
Case: Robinson v. Polk County School Board
No.3 in: Negligent Hiring, Harassment
$112,000.00
Attorneys: Jason M. Pugh of Pugh Law Office P.A.
Case: Yang v. Leon
No.3 in: Dog Bite, Animal Attack

Share this page with your colleagues

Follow us on social media

Our Customers

Weitz & Luxenberg Waters Kraus Paul Foran Glennon Silver Golub North Deutsch Shegerian Davidson Bowie Freedman Boyd Lewis Rice Romano Schlesinger