Top 50 Verdicts in Texas in 2018

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

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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: $39,744,010.00
Attorneys: Kurt B. Arnold, Caj D. Boatright, Kala F. Sellers, Kyle Findley, 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
21
Amount: $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.
Type: Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Failure to Treat, Failure to Monitor, Premature Discharge, Negligent Tort
22
Amount: $6,530,000.00
Attorneys: Joshua H. Sisam of Sisam & Associates, LLP
Case: Amigos v. Womack
Type: Breach of Contract, Breach of Warranty, Economic Loss, Negligent Misrepresentation, Commercial Litigation, Negligent Tort
23
Amount: $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.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Defective Product, Psychological Injury, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
24
Amount: $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.
Type: Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Premises Liability, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Failure to Maintain, Negligent Tort
25
Amount: $5,000,000.00
Attorneys: L. Todd Kelly of The Carlson Law Firm PC
Case: Johnson, et al. v. Garcia
Type: Dangerous Condition, Dog Bite, Failure to Warn, Negligent Supervision, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, Failure to Maintain, Animal Attack, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
26
Amount: $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.
Type: Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Fall, Defective Product, Ladder Accident, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
27
Amount: $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.
Type: Breach of Contract, Defamation, Economic Loss, Fraud, Unjust Enrichment, Quantum Meruit, Intentional Tort, Intentional Misrepresentation, Commercial Litigation
28
Amount: $3,700,000.00
Attorneys: Keith A. Clouse of Clouse Brown PLLC
Case: Dietz v. Crossroads Christian Church
Type: Breach of Contract, Labor & Employment, Unpaid Benefits
29
Amount: $3,651,685.00
Attorneys: Coby L. Wooten, Mattilyn Smith of Coby L. Wooten, Attorney at Law, PC; James L. Mitchell of PayneMitchell Law Group
Case: Estate of Contreras v. General Motors, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Product Liability, Wrongful Death, Defective Product, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
30
Amount: $3,108,000.00
Attorneys: Steven A. Gibbins of Law Offices of Steve Gibbins
Case: Spencer v. Topete
Type: Defamation, Emotional Distress, Gross Negligence, Negligent Tort
31
Amount: $2,930,000.00
Attorneys: Michael Gomez, Langdon Smith of Jim S. Adler & Associates
Case: Joiner v. Chen, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
32
Amount: $2,800,000.00
Attorneys: John P. Mabry Jr., John L. Lewis, J. R. Vicha of Mabry Lewis Law Firm
Case: Lance v. Ramirez, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, Negligent Security, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
33
Amount: $2,551,000.00
Attorneys: Israel Garcia of Law Office of Israel Garcia
Case: Andrade v. Allstate Property & Casualty Ins. Co.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Underinsured Motorist, Negligent Tort
34
Amount: $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.
Type: Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Defective Product, Failure to Maintain, Forklift Accident, Psychological Injury, Equipment Malfunction, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
35
Amount: $2,200,000.00
Attorneys: Craig Muessig of Law Offices of Craig Muessig; Judson Daws of The Daws Law Firm, PLLC
Case: Estate of Meadows, et al. v. McCloney
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Wrongful Death, DUI, Negligent Tort
36
Amount: $1,980,500.00
Attorneys: Keith E. Patton of Shrader & Associates, LLP; Dennis O. Moore of Tinsman & Sciano, Inc.
Case: Meckell, et al. v. Rutiaga, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
37
Amount: $1,777,042.00
Attorneys: Thomas J. Henry, Joseph Malouf of Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys
Case: Bean v. Eldridge Electric Co., et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
38
Amount: $1,685,300.00
Attorneys: Justin W. R. Renshaw of Renshaw, PC
Case: Hammad v. Jamal, et al.
Type: Assault and Battery, Conspiracy, Invasion of Privacy, Personal Injury, Rape, Sexual Assault, Wrongful Imprisonment, Intentional Tort, Psychological Injury
39
Amount: $1,457,578.00
Attorneys: Robert E. Ammons of The Ammons Law Firm LLP; Sydney Meriwether of Meriwether Law Firm
Case: Kwas v. Lone Star Disposal, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Gross Negligence, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
40
Amount: $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.
Type: Breach of Warranty, Property Damage, Subrogation, Negligent Maintenance, Commercial Litigation, Contractor Negligence, Negligent Tort
41
Amount: $1,240,500.00
Attorneys: David P. Matthews, Lizy Santiago of Matthews & Associates; Tim K. Goss of Freese & Goss
Case: Pavlock v. Cook Medical
Type: Negligent Misrepresentation, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Defective Product, Defective Medical Device, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
42
Amount: $1,134,656.00
Attorneys: Isaac Villarreal, Andrew T. Green, Eric M. Utermohlen of McCathern, PLLC
Case: Gajarawala, et al. v. Kurre
Type: Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Defamation, Fraud in the Inducement, Promissory Note , Quantum Meruit, Intentional Tort, Intentional Misrepresentation, Promissory Estoppel
43
Amount: $1,106,476.00
Attorneys: Randall O. Sorrels of Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Aziz
Case: Hunter v. McIlroy, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
44
Amount: $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.
Type: Car Accident, Falling Object, Motor Vehicle Accident, Negligence in Employment, Negligent Supervision, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Failure to Train, Negligent Entrustment, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
45
Amount: $1,070,500.00
Attorneys: Ramon E. Gonzalez, Artemio Fernandez of Law Office of Domingo Garcia, P.C.
Case: Mejia-Arcos v. Murphy
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
46
Amount: $1,020,000.00
Attorneys: L. Todd Kelly of The Carlson Law Firm PC
Case: Herrera v. Austin Cab I Inc., et al.
Type: Assault and Battery, Negligence in Employment, Personal Injury, Negligent Hiring, Negligent Tort, Negligent Retention, Stabbing
47
Amount: $1,009,477.50
Attorneys: Jason W. Snell of The Snell Law Firm, PLLC
Case: Vasquez v. Thomson
Type: Breach of Contract, Deceptive Trade Practices, Fraud, Fraudulent Concealment, Property Rights, Intentional Tort, Real Estate, Failure to Disclose
48
Amount: $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
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Gender Discrimination, Pregnancy Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
49
Amount: $962,337.00
Attorneys: Paul D. Flack, Reagan D. Pratt of Pratt & Flack LLP
Case: Perthuis v. Baylor Miraca Genetics Laboratories L.L.C.
Type: Breach of Contract, Fraud, Wrongful Termination, Unjust Enrichment, Labor & Employment, Quantum Meruit, Intentional Tort, Promissory Estoppel
50
Amount: $855,625.00
Attorneys: Robert E. Haslam, Elizabeth A. Haslam of The Haslam Firm
Case: Gonzales v. General Motors, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Product Liability, Wrongful Death, Defective Product, Gross Negligence, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability

* 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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