Top 50 Verdicts in Pennsylvania in 2018

Top 50 Verdicts in Pennsylvania in 2018We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 50 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
21
Amount:$3,654,000.00
Attorneys:Kevin B. Watson of Offit Kurman, Attorneys at Law
Case:Decus Inc. v. Heenan
Type:Breach of Contract, Fraud, Conversion, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Intentional Misrepresentation, Trademark Infringement, Misappropriation, Commercial Litigation
22
Amount:$3,220,000.00
Attorneys:Joshua P. Geist of Goodrich & Geist, P.C.
Case:Kirkpatrick v. Geico Casualty Co.
Type:Breach of Contract, Car Accident, Insurance Bad Faith, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Underinsured Motorist, Brain Injury
23
Amount:$3,186,833.00
Attorneys:Thomas A. Lynam, III, Leonard G. Villari of Villari, Lentz & Lynam, LLC
Case:Degliomini v. City of Philadelphia, et al.
Type:Bicycle Accident, Failure to Warn, Government Negligence, Personal Injury, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort, Catastrophic Injury
24 (tie)
Amount:$3,000,000.00
Attorneys:Aaron J. Freiwald, Laura E. Laughlin of Freiwald Law PC
Case:Estate of Degeorge v. Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital
Type:Hospital Malpractice, Negligent Supervision, Wrongful Death, Fall, Inadequate Care, Negligent Tort
24 (tie)
Amount:$3,000,000.00
Attorneys:Dion G. Rassias of The Beasley Firm, LLC
Case:Lisi v. LDV Rittenhouse Square LLC, et al.
Type:Assault and Battery, Personal Injury, Sexual Harassment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Psychological Injury
25
Amount:$2,972,080.00
Attorneys:Bruce C. Fox, Jeffrey B. Cadle, Qiwei Chen of Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP; Brian D. Walters of Delta Law Group LLC
Case:Knox v. PPG Industries Inc.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Gender Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Promote
26
Amount:$2,579,000.00
Attorneys:Alfred V. Altopiedi of Law Offices of Alfred V. Altopiedi, PC
Case:Farese v. Robinson
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
27
Amount:$2,150,000.00
Attorneys:Casey R. Coburn, Edward M. Nass of Nass Cancelliere
Case:Wysocki v. John Crane Inc., et al.
Type:Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Work Accident, Defective Product, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
28
Amount:$2,004,538.00
Attorneys:Russell Krause of Pasquarella, Kunnel & Pomo, P.C.
Case:Patel v. Liberty Mutual Insurance Co.
Type:Breach of Contract, Car Accident, Insurance Bad Faith, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Underinsured Motorist, Negligent Tort
29
Amount:$2,000,000.00
Attorneys:Tyler J. Smith of Bordas & Bordas Attorneys, PLLC
Case:Estate of Truskie v. Huang, et al.
Type:Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Overmedication, Failure to Inform, Psychiatric Malpractice, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
30
Amount:$1,748,743.00
Attorneys:Benjamin D. Andreozzi, Nathaniel L. Foote of Andreozzi & Associates, P.C.
Case:Estate of Sanabria v. Anita’s Place Inc.
Type:Murder, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, Negligent Security, Gunshot Wound, Intentional Tort, Negligent Tort
31
Amount:$1,721,341.00
Attorneys:Alan H. Perer of The Law Firm of Swensen & Perer
Case:Z.D.H., Pro Ami v. Borough of Sewickley, et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort
32
Amount:$1,500,000.00
Attorneys:Thomas J. Joyce, Tobi Russeck, Mark J. Mustin of Marc J. Bern & Partners LLP
Case:Grathen v. Consolidated Rail Corp., et al.
Type:Personal Injury, Toxic Exposure, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, FELA, Negligent Tort
33
Amount:$1,400,000.00
Attorneys:Edward J. Ciarimboli, Molly D. Clark, Gregory E. Fellerman, Harry P. McGrath, Jr. of Fellerman & Ciarimboli
Case:Hood v. Sellers, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Training, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability
34
Amount:$1,275,900.00
Attorneys:Alfred V. Altopiedi, Donna A. Casasanto of Law Offices of Alfred V. Altopiedi, PC
Case:White v. Paoli Place Apartments & Townhomes, et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip and Fall, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
35 (tie)
Amount:$900,000.00
Attorneys:Marc I. Simon of Simon & Simon, PC
Case:McCoy v. Kane
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
35 (tie)
Amount:$900,000.00
Attorneys:Stephen T. Kulp, Nicole Duffy, John J. Delany of Delany Law
Case:McGoldrick v. Balance Health Center P.C.
Type:Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Erroneous Treatment, Lack of Informed Consent, Negligent Tort, Chiropractor Malpractice, Failure to Test
36
Amount:$849,960.00
Attorneys:Samuel A. Dion of Dion & Goldberger
Case:Watson v. Lloyd Industries Inc.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Race Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
37
Amount:$831,600.00
Attorneys:Steven Laynas of Laynas & Georges, P.C.
Case:Steidinger v. Davis
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
38 (tie)
Amount:$800,000.00
Attorneys:James J. Waldenberger of Kline & Specter, P.C.
Case:Hall v. Willowcrest Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
Type:Negligent Supervision, Nursing Home Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Fall, Inadequate Care, Negligent Tort
38 (tie)
Amount:$800,000.00
Attorneys:Timothy G. Daly, Michael A. Clemente of Daly & Clemente, P.C.
Case:Kady v. Encompass Ins. Co.
Type:Breach of Contract, Car Accident, Insurance Bad Faith, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Underinsured Motorist, Negligent Tort
38 (tie)
Amount:$800,000.00
Attorneys:Troy Crichton of Gibbons Legal, P.C.
Case:Babbish v. Pixie Paradise Child Care Center, et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip and Fall, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
38 (tie)
Amount:$800,000.00
Attorneys:Timothy G. Daly, Michael A. Clemente of Daly & Clemente, P.C.
Case:Kody v. Encompass Insurance
Type:Breach of Contract, Car Accident, Insurance Bad Faith, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Underinsured Motorist, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort
39
Amount:$765,463.00
Attorneys:Brian J. Zeiger of The Zeiger Firm
Case:Porter v. Chew; City of Philadelphia
Type:Assault and Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Government Negligence, Personal Injury, Wrongful Imprisonment, False Arrest, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
40
Amount:$750,300.00
Attorneys:Katie M. Van Hoey of Meyer Darragh Buckler Bebenek & Eck, PLLC; Steven M. Barth of Barth & Associates
Case:Estate of Lowry v. J.W.R. Inc., et al.
Type:Assault and Battery, Murder, Wrongful Death, Gunshot Wound, Intentional Tort
41
Amount:$750,000.00
Attorneys:Stanley B. Cheiken of Law Offices of Stanley B. Cheiken; Jeffrey M. Freedman of Jeffrey M. Freedman, Esquire, LLC
Case:Graham v. Arvedlund
Type:Bus Accident, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
42
Amount:$700,000.00
Attorneys:Robert J. Birch of Robert J. Birch, Attorney at Law
Case:Pearson v. Philadelphia Eagles, LLC, et al.
Type:Assault and Battery, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Security, Negligent Tort
43
Amount:$650,000.00
Attorneys:Daniel J. Mann of Feldman Shepherd Wohlgelernter Tanner Weinstock & Dodig LLP
Case:Estate of Arner v. Leviton Manufacturing Co. Inc., et al.
Type:Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Wrongful Death, Defective Product, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
44
Amount:$600,000.00
Attorneys:Marc I. Simon of Simon & Simon, PC
Case:Guirlene v. Jaremijczuk
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
45
Amount:$595,676.40
Attorneys:Jason I. Manus, Michael J. Pajak of Kwartler Manus, LLC; Matthew R. Shindell of Goldberg Segalla
Case:Simmons v. Bargain Car Truck & Van Rental, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident
46
Amount:$568,375.00
Attorneys:Ramon A. Arreola, Joseph L. Messa, Jr., Brett M. Furber of Messa & Associates, PC
Case:W.I., Pro Ami v. The American Sardine Bar, Inc., et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Dog Bite, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Emotional Distress, Animal Attack, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
47 (tie)
Amount:$500,000.00
Attorneys:Jennifer Y. Sang, David J. Berney, Kevin Golembiewski of Berney & Sang
Case:J.W. PNG v. The School District of Philadelphia
Type:Assault and Battery, Gender Discrimination, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, School Safety, Emotional Distress, Bullying, Harassment, Negligent Tort
47 (tie)
Amount:$500,000.00
Attorneys:Edward L. McCandless, Jr. of Allan M. Horwitz & Associates
Case:Smith v. A. Garguile & Sons Inc., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Defective Product, Construction Defect, Breach of Warranty of Merchantability, Contractor Negligence, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability, Single-Vehicle Accident
48
Amount:$480,500.00
Attorneys:Gregory B. Heller of Young Ricchiuti Caldwell & Heller, LLC
Case:Connor v. Muscarella, et al.
Type:Delayed Treatment, Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Negligent Tort
49
Amount:$475,826.00
Attorneys:Edward J. Balzarini Jr. of Balzarini & Watson
Case:Mineo v. Estate of Lesnett
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, DUI, Negligent Tort
50
Amount:$475,000.00
Attorneys:Patrick J. Finn, William L. Myers, Jr. of The Myers Firm Offices, P.C.
Case:Valiante v. National Railroad Passenger Corp.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Trip and Fall, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, FELA, Failure to Supervise, Failure to Train, Negligent Tort

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