Top 20 Court Awards in the United States in 2018

Top 20 Court Awards in the United States in 2018We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 20 court (bench) awards 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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1
Amount:$625,309,085.00
Attorneys:Gregory K. Conway of Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Case:The Colonial Bancgroup, Inc., et al. v. Pricewaterhousecoopers LLP, et al.
Type:Professional Malpractice, Commercial Litigation, Negligent Tort
State:Alabama
2
Amount:$65,000,000.00
Attorneys:Daniel T. Ramsdell, Jonathan P. Davis of Ramsdell Law Firm, LLC
Case:Fowler v. STL Trucking L.L.C., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:Missouri
3
Amount:$36,093,664.00
Attorneys:Robert B. Bale, Roger A. Dreyer, Noemi Esparza of Dreyer Babich Buccola Wood Campora, LLP
Case:Aguirre v. Nissan North America, Inc.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Defective Product, Strict Liability
State:California
4
Amount:$31,617,498.00
Attorneys:John G. Day, Andrew C. Mayo of Ashby & Geddes, P.A.; Christopher L. Robinson, Michael A. Jacobs of Morrison & Foerster
Case:Washington University v. WARF
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation, Bad Faith
State:Delaware
5
Amount:$24,743,668.00
Attorneys:L. Richard Fried Jr., John D. Thomas Jr., Geoffrey K. S. Komeya of Cronin, Fried, Sekiya, Kekina & Fairbanks
Case:Campano v. USA
Type:Breach of Warranty, Delayed Diagnosis, Delayed Treatment, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Breach of Duty of Care, Lack of Informed Consent, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:Hawaii
6
Amount:$14,000,000.00
Attorneys:David W. Van Meter, Ellen Martin Watts, M. Kevin Walker of Van Meter Law Firm
Case:Dehdarani v. Valuck
Type:Medical Malpractice, Negligent Supervision, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Overmedication, Failure to Monitor, Negligent Tort
State:Oklahoma
7
Amount:$12,000,000.00
Attorneys:David W. Van Meter, Ellen Martin Watts, M. Kevin Walker of Van Meter Law Firm
Case:Estate of Adams v. Valuck
Type:Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Overmedication, Negligent Tort
State:Oklahoma
8
Amount:$10,857,583.00
Attorneys:Ryan A. Rucker of Alexander Shunnarah Injury Attorneys, P.C.
Case:Woodruff v. Willow Creek Apartments of Griffin L.T.D. (L.P.), et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Landlord-Tenant, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
State:Georgia
9
Amount:$9,300,000.00
Attorneys:Kenneth F. Fulginiti, Sarah F. Dooley of Duffy + Fulginiti
Case:Nguyen v. Vinh Hung Enterprise, et al.
Type:Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Burn Injury, Defective Product, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
State:Pennsylvania
10
Amount:$7,500,000.00
Attorneys:Michael A. Starzyk of Starzyk & Associates, P.C.
Case:Estate of Ardeleanu v. NML Enterprises LP
Type:Car Accident, Dram Shop Liability, Motor Vehicle Accident, Wrongful Death, DUI, Multi-Vehicle Accident, Negligent Tort
State:Texas
11
Amount:$7,115,000.00
Attorneys:Anthony M. Giordano of Giordano Law Firm
Case:Martone v. Breyfogle
Type:Defamation, Economic Loss, Intentional Tort
State:New York
12
Amount:$6,400,375.00
Attorneys:Marc I. Zussman, Peter J. Kim of The Law Offices of Marc I. Zussman
Case:Shin v. Universal Trade Systems
Type:Breach of Contract, Fraud, Misrepresentation, Negligent Misrepresentation
State:California
13
Amount:$6,101,139.00
Attorneys:Terry B. Bates, Raagini R. Shah, Ryan R. Wedell, Christine M. Neuharth of Reed Smith LLP
Case:Spirit SPE Portfolio CA C-Stores, L.L.C. v. SB Gas & Wash Management, Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract, Landlord-Tenant, Promissory Note, Real Estate
State:California
14
Amount:$5,945,943.00
Attorneys:Kevin A. Day, Jacob M. Clark, Yunnie Y. Son of Alvarado Smith
Case:Elks Building Association of Santa Ana v. J.K. Properties Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract, Indemnity, Landlord-Tenant, Failure to Maintain, Negligent Tort
State:California
15
Amount:$5,300,000.00
Attorneys:Richard S. Vecchio , Michael G. Del Vecchio of Worby Vecchio Edelman, LLP
Case:Parks v. USA
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:New York
16
Amount:$4,773,017.00
Attorneys:Robert D. Russo, Vanessa R. Wambolt of Russo & Rizio, LLC
Case:National Veterans’ Service Fund v. Tanner
Type:Fraud, Fraudulent Concealment, Conversion, Criminal Theft, Unjust Enrichment, Intentional Tort
State:Connecticut
17
Amount:$4,770,462.00
Attorneys:Phillip C. Landrigan, Zahir Virani of McCarthy Fingar LLP
Case:Coudert v. Hokin
Type:Breach of Contract
State:New York
18
Amount:$4,635,244.00
Attorneys:Rebecca J. Roe, Lindsay L. Halm, Richard L. Anderson of Schroeter Goldmark & Bender
Case:Pierce v. Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Type:Breach of Contract, Negligent Misrepresentation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Emotional Distress, Promissory Estoppel, Negligent Tort
State:Washington
19
Amount:$4,300,000.00
Attorneys:Joel J. Feller, Joshua R. Van Naarden of Ross Feller Casey, LLP
Case:Estate of Ewing v. Owen’s Cafe
Type:Assault and Battery, Murder, Wrongful Death, Negligent Security, Intentional Tort, Negligent Tort
State:Pennsylvania
20
Amount:$4,031,000.00
Attorneys:Martin D. McLean, Anthony D. Shapiro, Shelby R. Smith of Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP
Case:C.F., Pro Ami v. Willis
Type:Negligent Supervision, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Assault, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Psychological Injury, Children's Rights, Child Abuse, Negligent Tort
State:Washington

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