Top 20 Verdicts in Texas in 2018

Top 20 Verdicts in Texas in 2018We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 20 plaintiffs' jury verdicts* obtained in Texas in the year 2018. The list is comprised of various case types that were tried either in state or federal courts of Texas.

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Note: If you have made this list (Top 20 Verdicts in Texas in 2018) you have also made the list of Top 50 Verdicts in Texas in 2018.

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.

1
Amount: $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.
Type: Breach of Contract, Fraud, Intellectual Property Infringement, Misappropriation of Trade Secrets, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
2
Amount: $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.
Type: Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
3
Amount: $400,000,000.00
Attorneys: Jason G. Sheasby, Charlotte J. Wen of Irell & Manella LLP; Guy M. Rodgers of Glaser Weil Fink Howard Avchen & Shapiro LLP; Robert C. Bunt of Parker, Bunt & Ainsworth, P.C.; Elizabeth L. DeRieux of Capshaw DeRieux, LLP
Case: Kaist IP US v. Samsung Electronics Co., et al.
Type: Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
4
Amount: $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.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
5
Amount: $243,236,248.71
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.
Type: Car Accident, Failure to Warn, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Brain Injury, Defective Product, Gross Negligence, Negligent Tort
6
Amount: $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
Type: Conspiracy, Murder, Wrongful Death, Intentional Tort, Insurance Fraud, Stabbing
7
Amount: $89,600,000.00
Attorneys: Eric T. Penn of The Penn Law Firm P.C.
Case: Blake v. Ali, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Negligent Hiring, Negligent Training, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
8
Amount: $44,370,000.00
Attorneys: Byron C. Alfred, Vuk S. Vujasinovic of VB Attorneys
Case: Estate of Barron v. ExxonMobil Oil Corp., et al.
Type: Dangerous Condition, Falling Object, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort
9
Amount: $43,300,000.00
Attorneys: Alan Grimaldi, Kfir B. Levy of Mayer Brown LLP; Geoffrey P. Culbertson of Patton, Tidwell & Culbertson, L.L.P.
Case: Maxell Ltd. v. ZTE Corp.
Type: Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
10
Amount: $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.
Type: Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Misdiagnosis, Negligence in Employment, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Failure to Treat, Negligent Hiring, Inadequate Care, Negligent Entrustment, Gross Negligence, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
11
Amount: $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.
Type: Assault and Battery, Failure to Warn, Murder, Negligent Supervision, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, Negligent Security, Intentional Tort, Negligent Hiring, Negligent Training, Failure to Monitor, Negligent Tort
12
Amount: $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.
Type: Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Brain Injury, Burn Injury, Defective Product, Equipment Malfunction, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
13
Amount: $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.
Type: Car Accident, Dram Shop Liability, Motor Vehicle Accident, Wrongful Death, DUI, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
14
Amount: $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.
Type: Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Product Liability, Wrongful Death, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
15
Amount: $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
Type: Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Mass Transit Accident
16
Amount: $10,600,000.00
Attorneys: Samuel F. Baxter, Jennifer Truelove , Kevin Burgess, Lindsay Martin Leavitt, Christine Woodin, Kevin P. Hess, Marcus Rabinowitz of McKool Smith
Case: Optis Wireless Tech., et al. v. Huawei Tech. Co., et al.
Type: Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
17
Amount: $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
Type: Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Falling Object, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Contractor Negligence, Gross Negligence, Negligent Tort
18
Amount: $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.
Type: Negligent Supervision, Negligent Security, Emotional Distress, Negligent Training, Wrongful Disposition of Remains, Gross Negligence, Negligent Tort, Funeral Home Negligence
19
Amount: $7,678,242.00
Attorneys: Benjamin G. Robertson, Corey F. Wehmeyer of Santoyo, Moore, Wehmeyer, P.C.
Case: Hensarling v. Hensarling
Type: Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Property Rights, Conversion, Unjust Enrichment, Intentional Tort, Intentional Misrepresentation, Civil Theft, Conveyance, Misappropriation, Real Estate, Constructive Fraud, Embezzlement
20
Amount: $7,635,000.00
Attorneys: Jason C. Webster of The Webster Law Firm
Case: Thompson, et al. v. Pediatric Cool Care, et al.
Type: Failure to Warn, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Medication Error, Failure to Inform, Failure to Refer, Gross Negligence, Negligent Tort

* This and other lists of plaintiffs’ jury verdicts, in our publication, may occasionally include a small number of counter- and/or cross-plaintiffs’ verdicts.

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