Top 10 Product Liability Verdicts in the United States in 2018

Top 10 Product Liability Verdicts in the United States in 2018We are pleased to present to you the list of top 10 plaintiff's product liability 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 Product Liability Verdicts in the United States in 2018) you have also made the list of Top 20 Product Liability Verdicts in the United States in 2018.

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1
Amount: $4,690,000,000.00
Attorneys: Rachel Lanier, W. Mark Lanier, Lee Cirsch, Robert E. Leone, Michael A. Akselrud, Monica A. Cooper, Richard D. Meadow of The Lanier Law Firm; Eric D. Holland, R. Seth Crompton, Patrick R. Dowd of Holland Law Firm; Thomas K. Neill of Gray, Ritter & Graham, P.C.
Case: Martinez, et al. v. Johnson & Johnson, et al.
Type: Asbestos Exposure, Breach of Warranty, Conspiracy, Failure to Warn, Negligent Misrepresentation, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Wrongful Death, Defective Product, Intentional Tort, Failure to Inform, Talc Exposure, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability, Failure to Disclose
State: Missouri
2
Amount: $289,253,209.00
Attorneys: Michael J. Miller, Curtis G. Hoke, David J. Dickens, Timothy Litzenburg, Jeffrey Travers of The Miller Firm, LLC; R. Brent Wisner, Pedram Esfandiary of Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman, PC; Mark Burton of Audet & Partners, LLP
Case: Johnson v. Monsanto Co.
Type: Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Workplace Safety, Defective Product, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
State: California
3
Amount: $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.
Type: Car Accident, Failure to Warn, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Brain Injury, Defective Product, Gross Negligence, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
State: Texas
4
Amount: $117,000,000.00
Attorneys: Moshe Maimon, Daniel C. LaTerra of Levy Konigsberg LLP; Robert E. Lytle of Szaferman, Lakind, Blumstein & Blader, P.C.; Denyse F. Clancy, Joseph D. Satterley of Kazan, McClain, Satterly & Greenwood
Case: Lanzo v. Imerys Talc America, et al.
Type: Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Defective Product, Talc Exposure, Mesothelioma, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
State: New Jersey
5
Amount: $68,000,000.00
Attorneys: Adam M. Slater of Mazie Slater Katz & Freeman LLC
Case: McGinnis v. C.R. Bard Inc.
Type: Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Defective Product, Defective Medical Device, Pelvic Mesh Complications, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
State: New Jersey
6
Amount: $67,500,000.00
Attorneys: Richard H. Friedman, Henry G. Jones, William 'Bill' S. Cummings of Friedman | Rubin; Adam P. Collins, Patrick Conley of Collins, Collins & Conley
Case: Cox v. 3M Co.
Type: Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Defective Product, Strict Liability
State: Kentucky
7
Amount: $60,000,000.00
Attorneys: Daniel P. Blouin of Simmons Hanly Conroy LLC
Case: Macaluso v. A.O. Smith Corp. Burnham LLC, et al.
Type: Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Workplace Safety, Wrongful Death, Defective Product, Mesothelioma, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
State: New York
8
Amount: $52,400,000.00
Attorneys: David S. Golub of Silver Golub & Teitell LLP
Case: Izzarelli v. RJ Reynolds Tobacco Co.
Type: Deceptive Trade Practices, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Defective Product, Intentional Tort, Strict Liability
State: Connecticut
9
Amount: $51,554,103.00
Attorneys: Edward J. Balzarini Jr., Michael Balzarini of Balzarini & Watson
Case: Snyder v. Mitchell
Type: Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Product Liability, Brain Injury, Defective Product, Drowning Accident, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
State: Pennsylvania
10
Amount: $48,000,000.00
Attorneys: Anita Porte Robb , Gary C. Robb of Robb & Robb LLC; Steven P. Kuenzel of Eckelkamp Kuenzel LLP; Randy W. James of James Legal Services P.C.
Case: Delacroix, et al. v. Doncasters Inc.
Type: Aviation Accident, Product Liability, Wrongful Death, Defective Product, Strict Liability
State: Missouri

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