Top 50 Settlements in Texas in 2018

Top 50 Settlements in Texas in 2018We are pleased to present to you the list of top 50 settlements obtained in Texas in the year 2018. The list is comprised of various case types that were filed either in state or federal courts of Texas, as well as those settled prior to commencing a lawsuit. It does, however, exclude cases settled for an undisclosed amount.

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1
Amount:$110,000,000.00
Attorneys:Ala Krieg, Kris Kennedy, Justin Dunlap, Michael Garemko and Hanz Wasserburger, Sinty Chandy, Brian Vanderzanden, Jonathan Bonilla of Texas Attorney General's Office
Case:State of Texas v. Astrazeneca LP
Type:Negligent Misrepresentation, Health Care Fraud
2
Amount:$13,073,000.00
Attorneys:Lindsey Beran of U.S. Attorney's Office
Case:USA v. UNTHSC
Type:False Claims Act, Fraud
3
Amount:$12,500,000.00
Attorneys:John F. Bash of U.S. Attorney's Office; Jeffrey A. Newman of Jeffrey Newman Law
Case:US v. Biocompatibles, et al.
Type:False Claims Act, Qui Tam, Health Care Fraud
4
Amount:$11,500,000.00
Attorneys:Erin Nealy Cox of U.S. Attorney's Office
Case:US v. Sightline Health, et al.
Type:False Claims Act, Qui Tam, Kickback, Health Care Fraud
5
Amount:$9,950,000.00
Attorneys:Jason L. Krajcer of Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP; Jacob A. Goldberg of The Rosen Law Firm P.A.
Case:Parmelee v. Santander Consumer USA Holdings, et al.
Type:Class Action, Securities Fraud
6
Amount:$9,680,000.00
Attorneys:Joseph D. Brown of U.S. Department of Justice; Molly Beth Knobler of Phillips & Cohen LLP
Case:U.S. v. Rotech Healthcare
Type:False Claims Act, Qui Tam, Health Care Fraud
7
Amount:$6,408,087.00
Attorneys:D. Esther Chavez of Texas Attorney General's Office
Case:State of Texas v. UBER Techs.
Type:Deceptive Trade Practices, Consumer Protection, Identity Theft
8
Amount:$5,400,000.00
Attorneys:Tina D Davila, Kristina T. Harrell, Christopher D’Allen Lopez-Loftis, Matthew Paul Sallusti of U.S. Department of Labor
Case:Acosta v. Cactus Feeders, et al.
Type:Breach of Fiduciary Duty, ERISA Violation
9
Amount:$4,800,000.00
Attorneys:Paul F. Ferguson, Jr. of The Ferguson Law Firm, LLP
Case:Hendon, et al. v. Analytical Technology Consultants, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Falling Object, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Contractor Negligence
10
Amount:$3,500,000.00
Attorneys:Philip H. Hilder, William B. Graham of Hilder & Associates, P.C.
Case:Sierra Club v. PRSI
Type:Pollution, Toxic Exposure, Clean Air Act, Negligent Tort
11
Amount:$2,940,000.00
Attorneys:B. Adam Terrell of Weller, Green, Toups & Terrell, L.L.P.
Case:Hinson v. Alvarez-Cantu, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Dram Shop Liability, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Property Damage, Uninsured Motorist, Negligent Entrustment, DUI
12
Amount:$2,216,835.00
Attorneys:Arnold Shokouhi, Brett M. Chisum of McCathern, PLLC
Case:Cowboys Stadium v. Pfaff Ranch Servs.
Type:Breach of Contract, Landlord-Tenant
13
Amount:$1,575,000.00
Attorneys:Abe Martinez, Michelle Zingaro of U.S. Department of Justice; Loren Jacobson, Charles S. Siegel, Kay L. Gunderson Reeves of Waters, Kraus & Paul; Robert J. Talaska of The Talaska Law Firm, PLLC
Case:USA v. Digestive & Liver Disease Consultants, et al.
Type:Conspiracy, False Claims Act, Qui Tam, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Kickback, Health Care Fraud, Labor & Employment
14
Amount:$1,550,000.00
Attorneys:Paul F. Ferguson, Jr. of The Ferguson Law Firm, LLP
Case:Luckey v. Roman, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident
15
Amount:$1,500,000.00
Attorneys:Kerala Cowart, Thomas Ross, Claude Scott, Lisa Hsiao of U.S. Department of Justice
Case:USA v. Michaels Stores Inc., et al.
Type:Failure to Warn, Product Liability, Consumer Protection
16
Amount:$1,400,000.00
Attorneys:Jeffrey C. Block of Block & Leviton LLP
Case:Rahman v. Globalscape, et al.
Type:Class Action, Securities Fraud
17
Amount:$1,325,000.00
Attorneys:Alberto F. Gomez Jr., Robert V. Potter, Sarah J.M. Smith of Johnson Pope Bokor Ruppel & Burns, LLP
Case:Phelan v. American Institute of Toxicology Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract
18
Amount:$1,317,391.00
Attorneys:James M. Whorley of James M. Whorley, P.C.
Case:Hi Tech Luxury Imports L.L.C. v. Late, et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Promissory Note
19
Amount:$1,302,500.00
Attorneys:Ryan L. Thompson of Thompson Law LLP
Case:Hartofelis et. al. v. Best et. al.
Type:Personal Injury, Watercraft Accident
20
Amount:$1,260,000.00
Attorneys:John N. Tyler of Tyler & Peery
Case:Estate of Lateef v. Torres, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, DUI
21
Amount:$1,030,000.00
Attorneys:Scotty MacLean of MacLean Law Firm, P.C.
Case:Estate of Pedigo v. Pedigo
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Wrongful Death
22
Amount:$1,010,000.00
Attorneys:Kevin W. Liles, Stuart R. White, Todd A. Hunter, Jr. of Liles White PLLC
Case:Ledesma v. Arrimate Saloons, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Dram Shop Liability, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Underinsured Motorist, Failure to Train, Negligent Entrustment, DUI
23
Amount:$850,000.00
Attorneys:Walter V. Williams, Jack Modesett of Modesett Williams, PLLC
Case:Walters v. Blessing
Type:Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Professional Malpractice, Intentional Tort, Negligent Tort
24
Amount:$821,969.00
Attorneys:Teresa R. Schober, Ryan G. Kercher of Schober & Schober, PC
Case:DSCH Capital Partners L.L.C. v. Crider Americas Solar L.L.C., et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Warranty, Intentional Tort, Fraudulent Transfer
25
Amount:$815,000.00
Attorneys:Mark A. Nacol, Julian M. Nacol of The Nacol Law Firm P.C.
Case:Amini, et al. v. Rosemel Foundation, et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Conspiracy, Deceptive Trade Practices, Fraud, Fraud in the Inducement, Negligent Misrepresentation, Tortious Interference, Consumer Protection, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation, Gross Negligence, Negligent Tort
26
Amount:$800,000.00
Attorneys:Roberto Flores of The Carlson Law Firm PC
Case:Craig Scott v. The Saxton Group
Type:Dangerous Condition, Falling Object, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Brain Injury
27
Amount:$785,000.00
Attorneys:Donald L. Crook Jr. of Wayne Wright, LLP
Case:Sprencel v. Gaylord, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Hiring, Failure to Supervise, Failure to Train, Negligent Entrustment
28
Amount:$763,685.00
Attorneys:W. Travis Patterson, Tennessee W. Walker of Patterson Law Group (TX)
Case:Karim v. SRS Distribution Inc., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Gross Negligence, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
29 (tie)
Amount:$750,000.00
Attorneys:Mark A. Anderson, Robert M. Kisselburgh of Anderson Law Firm
Case:X.X., Pro Ami v. Kidd Pals L.L.C., et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Fall, Breach of Duty of Care
29 (tie)
Amount:$750,000.00
Attorneys:Benjamin G. Robertson, Corey F. Wehmeyer, John W. Ellis of Santoyo Wehmeyer P.C.
Case:AWP Operating Co., et al. v. Eagle Ford Shale Exploration II, LLC, et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Tortious Interference, Misappropriation of Trade Secrets, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
29 (tie)
Amount:$750,000.00
Attorneys:Jill Venezia of U.S. Attorney's Office; Susan Schneider Thomas of Berger & Montague PC; Patrick J. O’Connell of Law Offices of Patrick J. O'Connell, PLLC
Case:USA v. Texas A&M Research Foundation
Type:False Claims Act, Fraud, Qui Tam
30
Amount:$700,000.00
Attorneys:Aaron C. Spahr of Frenkel & Frenkel, L.L.P.
Case:Bedford v. Burton
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Wrongful Death
31
Amount:$650,000.00
Attorneys:Kelly M. Woods, Benny Agosto, Jr. of Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Aziz
Case:Aguilar v. Banuelos, et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Falling Object, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Failure to Maintain
32 (tie)
Amount:$600,000.00
Attorneys:John E. Schulman, Margaret K. Schulman of The Schulman Law Firm, P.C.
Case:Estate of Baxter v. Texas General Hospital,et al.
Type:Hospital Malpractice, Wrongful Death
32 (tie)
Amount:$600,000.00
Attorneys:John C. Hernandez, Phillip Schmandt, Raymond White of McGinnis Lochridge
Case:Wimberley Springs Partners v. Scudder, et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Fraud, Misrepresentation, Conversion
33
Amount:$562,643.00
Attorneys:Chalon N. Clark, Lynn H. Butler, Jameson J. Watts of Husch Blackwell L.L.P.
Case:JK Freedom Ventures v. Randy Rollo Homes, et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Promissory Note
34
Amount:$529,000.00
Attorneys:Michael P. Duray of Vernon & Duray, L.L.P.
Case:T.D. Williamson Inc. v. Erik Moreno, et al.
Type:Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Conspiracy, Fraud, Subrogation, Conversion, Unjust Enrichment, Kickback, Intentional Tort, Civil Theft, Commercial Litigation
35 (tie)
Amount:$500,000.00
Attorneys:Chad A. Readler of U.S. Department of Justice
Case:USA v. Home Furnishings Resource Group, et al.
Type:False Claims Act, Fraud, Qui Tam
35 (tie)
Amount:$500,000.00
Attorneys:Mario A. Martinez of Martinez & McGuire, PLLC
Case:Fenner v. Vacek
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Falling Object, Personal Injury, Failure to Train
36
Amount:$485,000.00
Attorneys:John W. Greene, James D. Ellman, Elizabeth M. Beck of Scopelitis, Garvin, Light, Hanson & Feary, P.C.
Case:L.H. Chaney Materials v. P.C. Contractors
Type:Breach of Contract, Quantum Meruit
37
Amount:$480,051.00
Attorneys:Aaron M. Kappler of Thompson O'Brien Kemp & Nasuti, P.C.
Case:Trust Capital Funding L.L.C. v. Premier Paving Ltd., et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Warranty, Commercial Litigation
38
Amount:$478,014.00
Attorneys:Michael P. Duray of Vernon & Duray, L.L.P.
Case:Valmont Industries v. Tran
Type:Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Fraud, Intentional Tort, Embezzlement
39
Amount:$425,000.00
Attorneys:Erica Grigg of Spivey & Grigg, LLP
Case:King v. City of Austin, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Intentional Tort, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct
40
Amount:$378,116.00
Attorneys:Matias E. Garcia, Don M. Barnett, Lawrence Falli, Sean S.V. Homrig, Ian A. McCarthy of Barnett & Garcia, PLLC
Case:Icynene Inc. v. Worth Elec.
Type:Breach of Contract, Unjust Enrichment, Quantum Meruit
41
Amount:$350,000.00
Attorneys:Michael J. Stanley, W. Shawn Staples of Stanley Law, PC
Case:L.S.K., Pro Ami v. Bentley, et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Gunshot Wound, Negligent Maintenance, Emotional Distress, Negligent Tort
42
Amount:$315,000.00
Attorneys:George P. Cowden, IV, Jeffrey T. Embry of Hossley & Embry, LLP
Case:Estate of L.V. v. Barwari, et al.
Type:Business Liability, Car Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Maintenance
43
Amount:$307,800.00
Attorneys:David M. Gonzalez, Worth D. Carroll of Sumpter & Gonzalez L.L.P.
Case:Mireles, et al. v. Greene, et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Deceptive Trade Practices, Fraud, Fraud in the Inducement, Fraudulent Concealment, Consumer Protection, Intentional Misrepresentation, Fraudulent Transfer
44
Amount:$305,000.00
Attorneys:Disha Roy of Roy & Associates P.L.L.C.
Case:Hamilton v. Senger
Type:Dog Bite, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury
45
Amount:$300,000.00
Attorneys:Robert C. Wiegand, Melissa J. Swindle of Stewart Wiegand & Owens PC
Case:Craft Sorensen L.L.C., et al. v. Sorensen, et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Conspiracy, Fraud, Conversion, Intentional Tort, Intentional Misrepresentation, Civil Theft
46
Amount:$294,503.00
Attorneys:Thomas M. Sellers, K. Mark Vincent, Susan Oliver Simpson of Vincent Serafino Geary Waddell Jenevein P.C.
Case:Bank of America N.A. v. Manor Family Practice, et al.
Type:Breach of Contract
47
Amount:$279,845.00
Attorneys:Alan Dabdoub, Patrick Disbennett of Lynn Pinker Cox & Hurst, LLP
Case:Caretech Supplies v. Neuman, et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Quantum Meruit
48
Amount:$277,260.00
Attorneys:Calley D. Callahan, Don W. Holcomb of Knolle, Holcomb, Callahan & Taylor, PC
Case:C.C. Carlton Indus. v. Kerby Ventures, et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Fraud, Misrepresentation, Conversion
49
Amount:$269,177.00
Attorneys:Monica S. Orlando of Orlando & Orlando, LLP
Case:Sunbelt Rentals v. Kodiak Trenching and Boring, et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Quantum Meruit
50
Amount:$268,244.00
Attorneys:Scott R. Phillips, Bryce King of Phillips & King, PLLC
Case:Wachter v. Stille, et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Promissory Note, Quantum Meruit

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