Top 50 Personal Injury Verdicts in Florida in 2018

Top 50 Personal Injury Verdicts in Florida in 2018We are pleased to present to you the list of top 50 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 50 Personal Injury Verdicts in Florida in 2018) you have also made the list of Top 100 Personal Injury Verdicts in Florida in 2018.

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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
21
Amount: $4,482,608.00
Attorneys: Lee Ann L. Kley of Kley Law, PA
Case: Cossyleon v. Epic Rocks Grp.
Type: Failure to Warn, Fraudulent Concealment, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Bed Bug Bite, Landlord-Tenant, Negligent Maintenance, Gross Negligence, Negligent Tort
22
Amount: $4,327,000.00
Attorneys: Curry G. Pajcic of Pajcic & Pajcic PA
Case: Dicks v. Whitehead, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
23
Amount: $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.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Dangerous Instrumentality
24
Amount: $4,020,000.00
Attorneys: Joel Brown, Philip Freidin, Jonathan E. Freidin of Freidin Brown, P.A.
Case: Cachaldora v. Baptist Hospital of Miami
Type: Failure to Diagnose, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Premature Discharge, Negligent Tort
25
Amount: $3,855,754.42
Attorneys: Donny A. Owens of Morgan & Morgan, PA
Case: Turner v. Piney Branch Motors
Type: Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Fall, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
26
Amount: $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.
Type: Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Inadequate Care, Erroneous Treatment, Failure to Refer, Negligent Tort, Chiropractor Malpractice
27
Amount: $3,647,343.40
Attorneys: Kevin A. Brown of Farah & Farah
Case: Willing v. Campbell, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Head-on Collision, Negligent Tort
28
Amount: $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.
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Head-on Collision, Negligent Tort
29
Amount: $3,380,000.00
Attorneys: Steven R. Browning , Keith Maynard of Spohrer Dodd
Case: Conklin v. RT Engineering
Type: Personal Injury, Product Liability, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Defective Product, Failure to Maintain, Equipment Malfunction, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
30
Amount: $3,212,750.00
Attorneys: Marshall E. Rosenbach of Law Offices of Marshall E. Rosenbach
Case: Hamilton v. Diamantebruto Inc.
Type: Assault and Battery, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Security, Negligent Training, Negligent Tort
31
Amount: $2,937,709.61
Attorneys: Jana Ranieri Cortina, H. Davis Lewis, Jr. of John Bales Attorneys
Case: Pyfrom v. Coffey, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Underinsured Motorist, Negligent Tort
32
Amount: $2,878,939.14
Attorneys: Robert T. Joyce, Jamison D. Joyce, Kevin F. Boucher of Joyce & Reyes Law Firm
Case: Miranda v. Rubio
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
33
Amount: $2,803,227.93
Attorneys: Zane Berg, Bryan S. Hofeld, Crane A. Johnstone of Schlesinger Law Offices, PA
Case: Zucker v. Gonzalez, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort
34
Amount: $2,705,000.00
Attorneys: Jeanmarie Whalen, Fred A. Cunningham of Domnick Cunningham & Whalen
Case: Nelson v. Palm Beach State College, et al.
Type: Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Fall, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort, Structural Failure
35
Amount: $2,643,606.34
Attorneys: Fraz Ahmed of Coker Law; Giovanni Stewart of Dawson Orr, PA
Case: Gadson v. Geico General Ins. Co.
Type: Breach of Contract, Car Accident, Insurance Bad Faith, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Underinsured Motorist, Negligent Tort
36
Amount: $2,638,000.00
Attorneys: Shaun M. Cummings, Thomas D. Roebig, Jr., Luca G. Esposito, Chase P. Florin of Florin Roebig
Case: Gordy v. Lowy, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Uninsured Motorist, Negligent Tort
37
Amount: $2,576,069.00
Attorneys: Matthew J. Grossman, Howard A. Spier of Rossman, Baumberger, Reboso & Spier, P.A.
Case: Downing v. Hansen & Adkins Auto Transport, Inc.
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Railroad Accident, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort
38
Amount: $2,439,833.78
Attorneys: Jason S. Miller of Morgan & Morgan, PA
Case: Wojcik v. Jakway, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Dangerous Instrumentality
39
Amount: $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.
Type: Breach of Contract, Car Accident, Insurance Bad Faith, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Uninsured Motorist, Negligent Tort
40
Amount: $2,283,778.00
Attorneys: Tom Pennekamp of Pennekamp Law; Kimberly L. Boldt, Mario R. Giommoni of Boldt Law Firm, P.A.
Case: Diaz v. City of Homestead
Type: Bicycle Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Dangerous Instrumentality
41
Amount: $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.
Type: Assault and Battery, Dram Shop Liability, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Brain Injury, Negligent Security, Failure to Maintain, Failure to Train, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
42
Amount: $2,107,000.00
Attorneys: Scott M. McPherson of Scott M. McPherson, P.A.
Case: Kaichen v. Boyd
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Hit and Run, Negligent Tort
43
Amount: $2,047,800.00
Attorneys: T. Michael Morgan, Harris I. Yegelwel of Morgan & Morgan, PA; Richard D. Stratton, William R. Sutton of Beasley, Allen, Crow, Methvin, Portis & Miles, P.C.
Case: Hoce v. R-L Sales, Inc.
Type: Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Burn Injury, Defective Product, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability, E-Cigarette Explosion
44
Amount: $1,937,749.00
Attorneys: Matthew K. Foster, Talley Kaleko of Brooks, LeBoeuf, Bennett, Foster & Gwartney, P.A.
Case: Stewart-Bailey v. Mays-Munroe Inc.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Dangerous Instrumentality
45
Amount: $1,882,102.68
Attorneys: Eric S. Block, Caitlin O'Donnell of Morgan & Morgan, PA; Bruce M. Smith of Law Offices of Bruce M. Smith, P. A.
Case: Franklin v. Nipper
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Dangerous Instrumentality
46
Amount: $1,784,778.00
Attorneys: Howard S. Grossman of Grossman Attorneys at Law
Case: Brooks v. Toman, et al.
Type: Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Surgical Error, Failure to Monitor, Erroneous Treatment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
47
Amount: $1,740,000.00
Attorneys: Ian D. Pinkert, Jay Halpern, Ernesto L. Santos, Jr. of Halpern Santos & Pinkert, P.A.
Case: Simmons v. Winsman, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
48
Amount: $1,619,088.00
Attorneys: Grant R. Gillenwater, Derrick R. Connell of Morgan & Morgan, PA
Case: Bergen v. Langraf
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
49
Amount: $1,606,968.00
Attorneys: Samuel A. Coffey of Coffey Trial Law
Case: Santillan v. City of Fort Lauderdale
Type: Falling Object, Personal Injury, Negligent Training, Loader Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Dangerous Instrumentality
50
Amount: $1,599,749.00
Attorneys: Jessica E. Shahady of The Ruth Law Team
Case: Holmes-Berry v. Camfferman
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort

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