Top 10 Settlements in the United States in 2018

Top 10 Settlements in the United States in 2018We are pleased to present to you the list of top 10 settlements obtained in the United States in the year 2018. The list is comprised of various case types that were filed either in state or federal courts.

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Note: If you have made this list (Top 10 Settlements in the United States in 2018) you have also made the list of Top 20 Settlements 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 settlement should be on this list, please contact us today.

1
Amount:$6,240,000,000.00
Attorneys:Merrill G. Davidoff, Bart D. Cohen, Michael J. Kane of Berger & Montague PC; K. Craig Wildfang, Thomas J. Undlin, Ryan W. Marth of Robins Kaplan LLP; Bonny E. Sweeney, David W. Mitchell, Patrick J. Coughlin, Alexandra S. Bernay, Carmen A. Medici of Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP
Case:In Re Payment Card Interchange Fee and Merchant Discount Antitrust Litigation
Type:Antitrust Violation, Class Action, Conspiracy, Unfair Competition, Intentional Tort, Price Fixing
State:New York
2
Amount:$4,900,000,000.00
Attorneys:Justin D. O’Connell, Brian M. LaMacchia, Elianna J. Nuzum, Steven T. Sharobem, Sara M. Bloom of U.S. Department of Justice
Case:USA v. Royal Bank of Scotland
Type:Breach of Fiduciary Duty, False Claims Act, Fraud, Misrepresentation, Racketeering, Unjust Enrichment, Intentional Tort, FIRREA Violation, Negligent Tort, Failure to Disclose
State:Massachusetts
3
Amount:$2,000,000,000.00
Attorneys:F. Franklin Amanat, Matthew R. Belz, Charles S. Kleinberg, Evan P. Lestelle, Matthew J. Modafferi of U.S. Department of Justice
Case:USA vs. Barclays Capital Inc.
Type:Deceptive Trade Practices, Securities Fraud, Intentional Tort, Intentional Misrepresentation
State:New York
4
Amount:$850,000,000.00
Attorneys:Alan I. Gilbert, Alethea M. Huyser of Office of the Attorney General
Case:State of Minnesota v. 3M Company
Type:Pollution, Toxic Exposure, Nuisance, Environmental Protection, Clean Water Act , Trespass, Negligent Tort
State:Minnesota
5
Amount:$500,000,000.00
Attorneys:Hannah K. Flamenbaum, Steven J. Glassman, Jesse A. Devine, Melissa G. Gable of Attorney General of the State of NY
Case:Schneiderman v. RBS Financial Products Inc., et al.
Type:Deceptive Trade Practices, Securities Fraud, Negligent Tort
State:New York
6 (tie)
Amount:$480,000,000.00
Attorneys:Joseph H. Hunt of U.S. Department of Justice
Case:USA v. Nomura Holding America Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Deceptive Trade Practices, Misrepresentation, Securities Fraud, Unjust Enrichment, Intentional Tort, Gross Negligence
State:New York
6 (tie)
Amount:$480,000,000.00
Attorneys:Blair A. Nicholas of Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP
Case:Hefler, et al. v. Wells Fargo & Co.
Type:Class Action, Securities Fraud, Intentional Tort
State:California
7
Amount:$408,500,000.00
Attorneys:Daniel L. Brockett of Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP; David W. Mitchell of Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP; Christopher M. Burke of Scott+Scott Attorneys at Law LLP
Case:Alaska Electrical Pension Fund v. Bank of America N.A
Type:Breach of Contract, Securities Fraud, Tortious Interference, Unjust Enrichment, Intentional Tort
State:New York
8
Amount:$400,000,000.00
Attorneys:Amy H. Candido, Sean S. Pak, Kathleen M. Sullivan of Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP
Case:Cisco Systems v. Arista Networks Inc.
Type:Copyright Infringement, Intellectual Property Infringement, Misappropriation of Trade Secrets, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
State:California
9
Amount:$358,000,000.00
Attorneys:Tara D. Sutton of Robins Kaplan LLP; Adam M. Slater of Mazie Slater Katz & Freeman LLC; Troy A. Rafferty of Levin Papantonio Thomas Mitchell Rafferty & Proctor, P.A.; Christopher L. Coffin of Pendley, Baudin & Coffin, LLP
Case:In Re Benicar Products Liability Litigation
Type:Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Pharmacy Malpractice, Product Liability
State:New Jersey
10
Amount:$330,000,000.00
Attorneys:Bryan Kessler of Attorney General of the State of NY
Case:Underwood v. Sprint Communications Inc., et al.
Type:False Claims Act, Whistleblower Retaliation, Intentional Tort, Tax Fraud
State:New York

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