Top 20 Verdicts in Pennsylvania in 2018

Top 20 Verdicts in Pennsylvania in 2018We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 20 plaintiff's and cross-claimant's jury verdicts obtained in Pennsylvania 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:$51,554,103.00
Attorneys:Edward J. Balzarini Jr., Michael Balzarini of Balzarini & Watson
Case:Snyder v. Mitchell
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Product Liability, Brain Injury, Defective Product, Drowning Accident, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
2
Amount:$47,033,579.00
Attorneys:Dominic C. Guerrini, Mark S. Polin of Kline & Specter, P.C.
Case:Harker v. Chan
Type:Medical Malpractice, Misdiagnosis, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
3
Amount:$42,000,000.00
Attorneys:Regan Safier, Shanin Specter of Kline & Specter, P.C.
Case:Tate v. USA
Type:Birth Injury, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
4
Amount:$41,000,000.00
Attorneys:Kila B. Baldwin, Thomas R. Kline of Kline & Specter, P.C.
Case:Emmet v. Ethicon Inc., et al.
Type:Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Defective Product, Defective Medical Device, Pelvic Mesh Complications, Strict Liability
5
Amount:$40,258,000.00
Attorneys:Joseph Z. Traub, Timothy R. Lawn, Stephen E. Raynes of Raynes Lawn Hehmeyer
Case:Charlton v. Troy
Type:Birth Injury, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
6
Amount:$27,000,000.00
Attorneys:Alfred J. (AJ) Fluehr, Francis Malofiy of Francis Alexander LLC
Case:Marino v. Barton, et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Conspiracy, Fraud, Unjust Enrichment, Quantum Meruit, Intentional Tort
7
Amount:$20,000,000.00
Attorneys:Lane R. Jubb, Jr. of The Beasley Firm, LLC
Case:Kimble v. Laser Spine Institute, et al.
Type:Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Overmedication, Premature Discharge, Anesthesia Error, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
8
Amount:$18,999,734.00
Attorneys:Patrick Loughren of Loughren, Loughren & Loughren, PC
Case:Ball v. Bielefeldt, et al.
Type:Medical Malpractice, Misdiagnosis, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Emotional Distress, Unnecessary Surgery, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Failure to Test
9
Amount:$15,570,000.00
Attorneys:Alan M. Feldman, Daniel J. Mann, Edward S. Goldis of Feldman Shepherd Wohlgelernter Tanner Weinstock & Dodig LLP
Case:Espinoza v. J.B. Hunt Transport Inc., et al.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Hiring, DUI, Negligent Tort, Negligent Retention
10
Amount:$10,665,000.00
Attorneys:Daniel J. Sherry, Jr. of Eisenberg, Rothweiler, Winkler, Eisenberg & Jeck, P.C.
Case:Brown v. Silvi Concrete Products, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Defective Product, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Single-Vehicle Accident
11
Amount:$10,000,000.00
Attorneys:Robert J. Levant of Feldman Shepherd Wohlgelernter Tanner Weinstock & Dodig LLP
Case:Boozer v. Waltman, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Conspiracy, Malicious Prosecution, Wrongful Imprisonment, False Arrest, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Police Misconduct, False Evidence, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Reputational Harm
12
Amount:$9,700,000.00
Attorneys:Slade H. McLaughlin, Gina M. Stowe of McLaughlin & Lauricella PC
Case:Estate of Bollinger v. Martin, et al.
Type:Assault and Battery, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Wrongful Death, Intentional Tort, Negligent Tort
13
Amount:$7,500,000.00
Attorneys:Matthew T. Stone, Carl R. Wilander, Lorraine Donnelly of Wilkes & McHugh
Case:Estate of Brace v. Garden Spot Village, et al.
Type:Negligent Supervision, Nursing Home Malpractice, Personal Injury, Sexual Assault, Fall, Intentional Tort, Inadequate Care, Negligent Tort
14
Amount:$7,270,000.00
Attorneys:Paul D. Brandes of Villari, Brandes & Giannone, P.C.; Bruce J. Babij of Dugan, Babij, Tolley & Kohler, LLC
Case:Ziolkowski v. Escobar, et al.
Type:Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
15
Amount:$6,314,000.00
Attorneys:Laura C. Mattiacci, Kevin Console, Caren N. Gurmankin, Ortal (Tuli) Mendelawe of Console Mattiacci Law L.L.C
Case:Middlebrooks v. Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc.
Type:Age Discrimination, Civil Rights Violation, Hostile Work Environment, National Origin Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress
16
Amount:$6,000,000.00
Attorneys:Emmanuel O. Iheukwumere of Emmanuel Law Firm, LLC
Case:Estate of Garrett v. Lichtenstein, et al.
Type:Delayed Diagnosis, Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Failure to Test
17
Amount:$5,715,964.00
Attorneys:Thomas J. Duffy, Jamie L. Zadra, John Mirabella of Duffy + Fulginiti
Case:Williams v. Aria Health System
Type:Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Inadequate Care, Failure to Refer, Negligent Tort
18
Amount:$4,500,000.00
Attorneys:Nadeem Bezar, Emily B. Marks of Kline & Specter, P.C.
Case:Z.F. v. Defender Association of Philadelphia, et al.
Type:Negligent Supervision, Sexual Abuse, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Psychological Injury, Children's Rights, Child Abuse, Failure to Protect, Foster Care Abuse, Negligent Tort, Child Protection
19
Amount:$4,242,573.00
Attorneys:Douglas L. Price of Harry S. Cohen & Associates, PC
Case:Povrzenich v. McCracken, et al.
Type:Delayed Diagnosis, Delayed Treatment, Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
20
Amount:$4,000,000.00
Attorneys:Peter A. Greiner, Alan Starker of Sprague & Sprague
Case:Estate of C.G. v. Armstrong, et al.
Type:Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Failure to Treat, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Failure to Test

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