Top 20 Car Accident Verdicts in the United States in 2018

Top 20 Car Accident Verdicts in the United States in 2018We are pleased to present to you the list of top 20 plaintiff's car accident 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 20 Car Accident Verdicts in the United States in 2018) you have also made the list of Top 50 Car Accident 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:$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
State:Texas
2
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
3
Amount:$128,813,522.00
Attorneys:Brian D. “Buck” Rogers of Fried Rogers Goldberg LLC; Darren Summerville, Anna Cross of The Summerville Firm
Case:Johnson v. Lee
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Entrustment, DUI, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Quadriplegia
State:Georgia
4
Amount:$101,361,337.00
Attorneys:J. Brent Goudarzi, John Hall, Marty Young of Goudarzi & Young L.L.P.
Case:Patterson v. FTS International Manufacturing LLC
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Negligence in Employment, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, DUI, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:Texas
5
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
State:Texas
6
Amount:$53,648,947.00
Attorneys:Bruce L. Schechter, R. Rex Parris, Khail A. Parris of PARRIS; Brian J. Panish, Matthew J. Stumpf of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP
Case:Lennig v. CRST
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Head-on Collision, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:California
7
Amount:$41,634,170.00
Attorneys:Alexander R. Wheeler, R. Rex Parris, Rutger R. Parris, Khail A. Parris, Jonathan W. Douglass, Bernadette N. Manigault of PARRIS
Case:Taylor v. Schilling
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
State:California
8
Amount:$38,517,300.00
Attorneys:Roger A. Johnson, Scott J. Vorhees of Johnson, Vorhees & Martucci
Case:Hansen v. Hamilton, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Property Damage, Emotional Distress, Negligent Tort
State:Kansas
9
Amount:$37,951,887.00
Attorneys:Daryl D. Parks, Anthony D. Thomas of Parks and Crump, LLC; Roosevelt Randolph, Linje Rivers of Knowles & Randolph, PA
Case:Vickers v. DZE Corp.
Type:Car Accident, Failure to Warn, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Wrongful Death, DUI, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
State:Florida
10
Amount:$35,014,630.00
Attorneys:Richard I. Levin of Levin, Riback, Adelman & Flangel, P.C.
Case:Ricciardi v. The Allstate Corp., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:Illinois
11
Amount:$32,369,034.00
Attorneys:Paul S. Weinberg of Weinberg & Garber, P.C.; John J. Egan of Egan, Flanagan & Cohen
Case:Dubuque v. Cumberland Farms
Type:Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Motor Vehicle Accident, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort
State:Massachusetts
12
Amount:$27,437,306.00
Attorneys:P. Hutchison Brock of Brock Law, LLC
Case:Emerson v. Lambert
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Dangerous Instrumentality
State:Florida
13
Amount:$27,410,000.00
Attorneys:J. Brent Goudarzi, Marty Young of Goudarzi & Young L.L.P.
Case:Wingfield v. AT&T Corp.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Hiring, Negligent Training, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:Texas
14
Amount:$27,278,615.00
Attorneys:Nicholas Elefterakis, Oliver R. Tobias of Elefterakis, Elefterakis & Panek; Steven Smith of Law Office of Steven Smith, PC
Case:George v. Unicorn Construction Enterprises Inc., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:New York
15
Amount:$27,091,054.00
Attorneys:W. Pitts Carr, Alex D. Weatherby of Carr & Weatherby; W. Winston Briggs of W. Winston Briggs Law Firm
Case:Sitton v. Ceeda Enterprises Inc.
Type:Car Accident, Dram Shop Liability, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, DUI, Multi-Vehicle Accident, Negligent Tort
State:Georgia
16
Amount:$25,910,000.00
Attorneys:R. Frank Melton II, C. Richard Newsome, William C. Ourand, Milette E. Webber of Newsome Melton Law Firm; David C. Gibbs of Gibbs Law Firm, PA; Christine D. Spagnoli of Greene Broillet & Wheeler, LLP; Celene Humphries, Maegen Peek Luka of Brannock & Humphries
Case:Estate of Salliotte v. Ford Motor Co., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Failure to Warn, Motor Vehicle Accident, Product Liability, Wrongful Death, Defective Product, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
State:Florida
17
Amount:$25,000,000.00
Attorneys:Charla Aldous, Brent Walker of Aldous \ Walker LLP; Joshua J. Bennett, E. Leon Carter 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
State:Texas
18
Amount:$22,962,494.66
Attorneys:James E. Ballidis of Allen, Flatt, Ballidis & Leslie
Case:Dauod v. Geico Insurance Company
Type:Breach of Contract, Car Accident, Insurance Bad Faith, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Underinsured Motorist
State:California
19 (tie)
Amount:$19,000,000.00
Attorneys:David J. Dean of Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo P.C.; Lawerence A. Wilson of Wilson, Grochow, Drucker
Case:Kota v. Nassau County, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
State:New York
19 (tie)
Amount:$19,000,000.00
Attorneys:Mark C. Joye of Joye Law Firm
Case:Cross, et al. v. XPO Express Inc., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:South Carolina
20
Amount:$16,500,000.00
Attorneys:Kenneth J. Allen , Bryan L. Bradley, Robert D. Brown, Thomas R. Benton of Kenneth J. Allen Law Group
Case:Binkowski v. Grand Island Express, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:Indiana

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