Top 10 Medical Malpractice Verdicts in the United States in 2018

Top 10 Medical Malpractice Verdicts in the United States in 2018We are pleased to present to you the list of top 10 plaintiff medical malpractice jury verdicts obtained in the United States 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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Note: If you have made this list (Top 10 Medical Malpractice Verdicts in the United States in 2018) you have also made the list of Top 20 Medical Malpractice Verdicts in the United States 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 contact us today.

1
Amount:$383,500,000.00
Attorneys:Robert B. Carey, Molly A. Booker of Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP; Craig R. Valentine of Norton Frickey P.C.; Stuart M. Paynter, Sara Willingham of Paynter Law
Case:Estate of Menchaca, et al. v. Davita Healthcare Partners
Type:Fraudulent Concealment, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Intentional Tort, Negligent Tort, Defective Drug
State:Colorado
2
Amount:$136,654,632.00
Attorneys:Geoffrey N. Fieger, James R. McCullen, Michael T. Ratton of Fieger Law
Case:F.D., Pro Ami v. VHS Children’s Hospital of Michigan Inc., et al.
Type:Delayed Diagnosis, Delayed Treatment, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Surgical Error, Emotional Distress, Psychological Injury, Failure to Monitor, Gross Negligence, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:Michigan
3
Amount:$130,000,000.00
Attorneys:Brian J. McKeen, Steven C. Hurbis of McKeen & Associates, PC
Case:Tran v. William Beaumont Hospital
Type:Delayed Treatment, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:Michigan
4
Amount:$109,760,930.00
Attorneys:Kennan G. Dandar, Thomas J. Dandar of Dandar & Dandar PA
Case:Carter v. University of South Florida Health, et al.
Type:Delayed Diagnosis, Delayed Treatment, Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Surgical Error, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Negligent Tort
State:Florida
5
Amount:$78,652,480.72
Attorneys:Robert F. Danzi, Christine C. Coscia of Law Office of Robert F. Danzi
Case:Sanchez v. Bendayan, M.D.
Type:Birth Injury, Failure to Diagnose, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Failure to Treat, Medication Error, Inadequate Care, Cerebral Palsy, Failure to Monitor, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Premature Discharge, Eye Injury, Negligent Tort, Premature Childbirth
State:New York
6
Amount:$73,030,000.00
Attorneys:B. Kent Buckingham, Rick Barrera of Buckingham Barrera Law Firm; Michael T. Newell of Newell Law Firm, LLC
Case:Manning, et al. v. Pecos Valley of New Mexico
Type:Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth, Delayed Treatment, Failure to Diagnose, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Surgical Error, Inadequate Care, Failure to Inform, Failure to Monitor, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Erroneous Treatment, Lack of Informed Consent, Shoulder Dystocia, Gross Negligence, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Brachial Plexus Injury
State:New Mexico
7
Amount:$68,035,462.00
Attorneys:Ricardo Echeverria of Shernoff Bidart Echeverria LLP; Steven A. Heimberg, Marsha E. Barr-Fernandez of Heimberg Barr, LLP; Jeffrey S. Mitchell of Mitchell Law Group
Case:Arteaga v. Fresno Community Regional Medical Center
Type:Delayed Treatment, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Surgical Error, Inadequate Care, Negligent Tort
State:California
8
Amount:$53,000,000.00
Attorneys:Jack M. Beam, Geoffrey N. Fieger of Fieger Law
Case:Ewing v. University of Chicago Medical Center
Type:Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth, Delayed Diagnosis, Delayed Treatment, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Failure to Monitor, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Negligent Tort
State:Illinois
9
Amount:$50,300,000.00
Attorneys:Patrick Salvi, II , Matthew L. Williams, Brian L. Salvi of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard PC
Case:Florez v. Northshore University Health System, et al.
Type:Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth, Failure to Diagnose, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Medication Error, Cerebral Palsy, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Negligent Tort
State:Illinois
10
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
State:Pennsylvania

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