Number 1 Verdicts in Texas in 2018

Number 1 Verdicts in Texas in 2018We are pleased to present to you the list of the largest – in their respective practice areas – plaintiff and cross-claimant jury verdicts obtained in the State of Texas 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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$706,200,000.00
Attorneys: Max L. Tribble, Kalpana Srinivasan, Matthew Behncke, Elisha Barron, Rocco Magni of Susman Godfrey LLP
Case: Title Source Inc. v. HouseCanary Inc.
No.1 in: Breach of Contract, Fraud, Intellectual Property Infringement, Misappropriation of Trade Secrets, Intentional Tort, Misappropriation, Commercial Litigation, All Practice Areas
$502,600,000.00
Attorneys: Bradley W. Caldwell, Jason D. Cassady, J. Austin Curry, Christopher S. Stewart of Caldwell Cassady & Curry; T. John Ward Jr. of Ward, Smith & Hill, PLLC
Case: Virnetx Inc. v. Apple Inc.
No.1 in: Patent Infringement
$247,000,000.00
Attorneys: J. Brent Goudarzi, Marty Young of Goudarzi & Young L.L.P.
Case: Estate of McPherson v. Jefferson Trucking L.L.C., et al.
No.1 in: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
$242,100,000.00
Attorneys: Frank L. Branson, Debbie Dudley Branson, Eric T. Stahl, Eugene A. 'Chip' Brooker of Law Offices of Frank L. Branson, P.C.
Case: Reavis v. Toyota Motor Corp., et al.
No.1 in: Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Brain Injury, Defective Product, Gross Negligence, Strict Liability
$166,373,923.00
Attorneys: Matthew R. McCarley, Brice Burris of Fears & Nachawati ; Daniel W. Packard, Michael J. Packard of The Packard Law Firm
Case: Estate of Fox v. Buckland
No.1 in: Conspiracy, Murder, Insurance Fraud, Stabbing
$89,600,000.00
Attorneys: Eric T. Penn of The Penn Law Firm P.C.
Case: Blake v. Ali, et al.
No.1 in: Negligent Hiring, Negligent Training
$44,370,000.00
Attorneys: Byron C. Alfred, Vuk S. Vujasinovic of VB Attorneys
Case: Estate of Barron v. ExxonMobil Oil Corp., et al.
No.1 in: Dangerous Condition, Falling Object, Work Accident, Workplace Safety
$43,000,000.00
Attorneys: Reid Martin, John F. (Jack) Walker, III, Marisa M. Schouten of Martin Walker, P.C.
Case: Pierce v. East Texas Medical Center, et al.
No.1 in: Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Misdiagnosis, Professional Malpractice, Failure to Treat, Inadequate Care
$41,550,000.00
Attorneys: D. Scott Carlile, Casey Q. Carlile of Carlile Law Firm LLP
Case: Estate of Dunn, et al. v. OM Lodging, et al.
No.1 in: Assault and Battery, Negligent Supervision, Premises Liability, Negligent Security, Failure to Monitor
$33,129,391.00
Attorneys: Kyle Findley, Kala F. Sellers, Adam D. Lewis of Arnold & Itkin, LLP; Russell Post, Parth S. Gejji of Beck Redden LLP
Case: Figgs v. Georgia-Pacific Wood Products South, et al.
No.1 in: Burn Injury, Equipment Malfunction
$25,000,000.00
Attorneys: Charla Aldous, Brent Walker of Aldous \ Walker LLP; Joshua J. Bennett of Carter Arnett PLLC
Case: Brown, et al. v. Beamers Private Club, et al.
No.1 in: Dram Shop Liability, DUI
$15,000,000.00
Attorneys: Jim S. Hart of Williams Kherkher Hart Boundas, LLP; David A. Salazar of The Salazar Law Firm, PLLC
Case: Estate of Chan v. Budd, et al.
No.1 in: Pedestrian Accident, Negligent Maintenance
$10,900,000.00
Attorneys: Frank L. Branson, Debbie Dudley Branson, Eugene A. 'Chip' Brooker of Law Offices of Frank L. Branson, P.C.; Spencer P. Browne of Reyes Browne Reilley
Case: Estate of Stanley, et al. v. Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma
No.1 in: Bus Accident, Mass Transit Accident
$9,300,000.00
Attorneys: Steven T. Baron, Bryan A. Green, Kathryn A. Pryor of Baron & Budd, P.C.
Case: Estate of Davis v. United Rentals North America
No.1 in: Contractor Negligence
$8,000,000.00
Attorneys: Alexander L. Katzman of Katzman & Katzman PLLC; Mark L. Greenwald of Greenwald & Greenwald, PLLC; Ronald J. Salazar of The Ron Salazar Law Firm P.C.
Case: Mott v. MPII, et al.
No.1 in: Wrongful Disposition of Remains, Funeral Home Negligence
$7,678,242.00
Attorneys: Benjamin G. Robertson, Corey F. Wehmeyer of Santoyo Moore Wehmeyer P.C.
Case: Hensarling v. Hensarling
No.1 in: Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Misrepresentation, Property Rights, Conversion, Unjust Enrichment, Intentional Misrepresentation, Civil Theft, Conveyance, Real Estate, Constructive Fraud, Embezzlement
$7,635,000.00
Attorneys: Jason C. Webster of The Webster Law Firm
Case: Thompson, et al. v. Pediatric Cool Care, et al.
No.1 in: Medication Error, Failure to Inform, Failure to Refer
$6,600,000.00
Attorneys: Russell S. Briggs, Gregory Q. Fibich, Kenneth T. 'Tommy' Fibich of Fibich, Leebron, Copeland & Briggs
Case: Nguyen v. Lighvani, et al.
No.1 in: Failure to Diagnose, Premature Discharge
$6,530,000.00
Attorneys: Joshua H. Sisam of Sisam & Associates, LLP
Case: Amigos v. Womack
No.1 in: Breach of Warranty, Negligent Misrepresentation
$6,050,000.00
Attorneys: Muhammad S. Aziz, Michelle A. Ciolek of Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Aziz
Case: Lopez v. Polaris Industries, et al.
No.1 in: Psychological Injury
$5,232,994.00
Attorneys: David C. Wenholz, Sean B. Swords of The Wenholz Law Firm, PC; Luke Dow of Luke Dow Law Firm; Ernest F. Bogart of Owen & Bogart, Lawyers
Case: Padron et al. v. The Texas Department of Transportation et al.
No.1 in: Government Negligence, Failure to Maintain
$5,000,000.00
Attorneys: L. Todd Kelly of The Carlson Law Firm PC
Case: Johnson, et al. v. Garcia
No.1 in: Dog Bite, Animal Attack
$4,791,583.00
Attorneys: Joe J. Fisher II, Edward Fisher of Provost Umphrey Law Firm L.L.P.; Brian W. Zimmerman of Zimmerman, Axelrad, Stern & Wise, P.C.; David L. Cook of Harris Cook Law, LLP
Case: Devallee v. Werner Co.
No.1 in: Fall, Ladder Accident
$4,388,278.19
Attorneys: Isabelle M. Antongiorgi, David E. Dunham, Hannah M. Vahl of Taylor Dunham LLP
Case: 0800989127 WB, LLC v. Le Nguyen, et al.
No.1 in: Defamation, Quantum Meruit
$3,700,000.00
Attorneys: Keith A. Clouse, Camille A. Avant, Emily M. Stout of Clouse Brown PLLC; Mark W. Stout, Alan B. Padfield of Padfield & Stout LLP
Case: Dietz v. Crossroads Christian Church
No.1 in: Labor & Employment, Unpaid Benefits
$2,551,000.00
Attorneys: Israel Garcia of Law Office of Israel Garcia
Case: Andrade v. Allstate Property & Casualty Ins. Co.
No.1 in: Motorcycle Accident, Underinsured Motorist
$2,502,782.00
Attorneys: T. Dean Malone, Michael T. O'Connor of Law Offices of Dean Malone
Case: Davis v. AAA Cooper Transportation, et al.
No.1 in: Forklift Accident
$1,685,300.00
Attorneys: Justin W. R. Renshaw of Renshaw, PC
Case: Hammad v. Jamal, et al.
No.1 in: Invasion of Privacy, Rape, Sexual Assault, Wrongful Imprisonment
$1,371,734.00
Attorneys: Warren Taylor of Taylor Taylor & Russell; Alan B. McMaster of Denenberg Tuffley, PLLC
Case: Factory Mut. Ins. Co. v. Komplete Grp.
No.1 in: Property Damage, Subrogation
$1,240,500.00
Attorneys: David P. Matthews, Lizy Santiago of Matthews & Associates; Tim K. Goss of Freese & Goss
Case: Pavlock v. Cook Medical
No.1 in: Defective Medical Device
$1,134,656.00
Attorneys: Isaac Villarreal, Andrew T. Green, Eric M. Utermohlen of McCathern, PLLC
Case: Gajarawala, et al. v. Kurre
No.1 in: Fraud in the Inducement, Promissory Note , Promissory Estoppel
$1,100,000.00
Attorneys: Anthony G. Buzbee, Christopher Leavitt, Ryan S. Pigg of The Buzbee Law Firm
Case: B.G., Pro Ami v. Texas Disposal Syst.
No.1 in: Failure to Train
$1,020,000.00
Attorneys: L. Todd Kelly of The Carlson Law Firm PC
Case: Herrera v. Austin Cab I Inc., et al.
No.1 in: Negligent Retention
$1,009,477.50
Attorneys: Jason W. Snell of The Snell Law Firm, PLLC
Case: Vasquez v. Thomson
No.1 in: Deceptive Trade Practices, Fraudulent Concealment, Failure to Disclose
$1,008,000.00
Attorneys: Holly Williams of Williams Law Firm, P.C.; Brian Carney of The Law Office of Brian Carney
Case: Roberts v. Brinkerhoff Inspection
No.1 in: Civil Rights Violation, Gender Discrimination, Pregnancy Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, Wrongful Termination
$589,422.00
Attorneys: David C. Wenholz, Sean B. Swords of The Wenholz Law Firm, PC
Case: Dishman, et al. v. Copeland, et al.
No.1 in: Tortious Interference, Engineering Malpractice
$566,181.00
Attorneys: Russell G. Burwell III of Burwell Nebout Trial Lawyers
Case: Payne v. Union Pacific Railroad
No.1 in: Railroad Accident, Workplace Negligence, FELA
$541,800.00
Attorneys: Julie Pettit, David Urteago, Jane Cherry of The Pettit Law Firm
Case: Finance of America Reverse L.L.C., et al. v. Hopken
No.1 in: Consumer Fraud, FDCPA Violation, Debt Collection
$516,497.00
Attorneys: Larry M. Wasmiller, Maribel Cordova Wasmiller of Wasmiller Cordova
Case: Griffard v. Dooley, et al.
No.1 in: Insurance Bad Faith, Uninsured Motorist
$512,859.00
Attorneys: Michael W. Cooper of Cooper, Jackson, & Boanerges, P.C.
Case: Murphy v. Mine
No.1 in: Head-on Collision
$451,000.00
Attorneys: Eric H. Marye of The Marye Law Firm P.C.; Matthew Joseph Kita of Matthew Joseph Kita, Attorney
Case: Smith, et al. v. Coleman, et al.
No.1 in: Multi-Vehicle Collision
$425,000.00
Attorneys: Kurt B. Arnold, Alison L. Baimbridge of Arnold & Itkin, LLP; D. Douglas Mena, Ryan K. Haun of Haun Mena P.L.L.C.
Case: Elo v. Estate of Hurwitz
No.1 in: Watercraft Accident, Motorboat Accident
$400,000.00
Attorneys: John A. Daspit of Daspit Law Firm
Case: Jordan v. BMLA Inc.
No.1 in: Food Poisoning
$350,000.00
Attorneys: Michael P. Doyle, Patrick M. Dennis, Jeffrey I. Avery of Doyle LLP
Case: Deaver v. Noble Drilling, et al.
No.1 in: Unpaid Wages, Admiralty Law, Jones Act
$228,392.00
Attorneys: Timothy A. Beeton of Simpson, Beeton, Shabot & McConnell, LLC
Case: Colwell v. Campbell
No.1 in: Bicycle Accident
$176,447.00
Attorneys: Dana Karni of Karni Law Firm, P.C.
Case: Gable v. Nikou, et al.
No.1 in: False Advertising, Lemon Law
$175,000.00
Attorneys: J. Paxton Adams of Law Office of J. Paxton Adams; Laurence W. Watts, Melissa Azadeh of Watts & Company Lawyers, Ltd.
Case: Covington v. Covington, et al.
No.1 in: Malicious Prosecution, Retaliation, False Arrest, Parental Rights, Abuse of Power, Police Misconduct, Unreasonable Search and Seizure, False Evidence
$148,448.00
Attorneys: Harry S. Bates of The Bates Law Firm
Case: De La Rosa v. Limon, et al.
No.1 in: Jet Ski Accident
$121,748.00
Attorneys: Mark C. Sparks, Michael A. Downey of Mostyn Law Firm
Case: Edwards v. MLHCK
No.1 in: Slip and Fall

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