Top 20 Personal Injury Verdicts in the United States in 2018

Top 20 Personal Injury Verdicts in the United States in 2018We are pleased to present to you the list of top 20 plaintiff personal injury 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 Personal Injury Verdicts in the United States in 2018) you have also made the list of Top 50 Personal Injury 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:$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:$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
5
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
6
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
7
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
8
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
9
Amount:$105,356,000.00
Attorneys:Bibianne U. Fell, Patrick C. Stormes-Swan of Gomez Trial Attorneys
Case:Kali v. Young
Type:Negligent Misrepresentation, Personal Injury, Intentional Tort, Intentional Misrepresentation, Unlicensed Activity, Constructive Fraud, Negligent Tort
State:California
10
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
11
Amount:$101,144,810.00
Attorneys:Edmund J. Schmidt III of Law Office of Eddie Schmidt
Case:Thomson v. Potts
Type:Assault and Battery, Personal Injury, Gunshot Wound, Intentional Tort
State:Tennessee
12
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
13
Amount:$85,000,000.00
Attorneys:Howard S. Hershenhorn, Diana M. A. Carnemolla of Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf
Case:Sipher v. Gray Line New York Tours Inc., et al.
Type:Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:New York
14
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
15
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
16
Amount:$70,560,050.00
Attorneys:Adam D. Horowitz of Horowitz Law; Bradley J. Edwards, Brittany Henderson of Edwards Pottinger LLC
Case:Baca v. Island Girl, Ltd.
Type:Personal Injury, Rape, Sexual Assault, Workplace Safety, Negligent Security, Negligent Tort, Admiralty Law, Jones Act
State:Florida
17
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
18
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
19
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
20
Amount:$58,000,000.00
Attorneys:Thomas P. Giuffra of Rheingold Giuffra Ruffo & Plotkin LLP
Case:Taylor v. NYCHHC
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Government Negligence, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Toxic Exposure, Brain Injury, Breach of Warranty of Habitability, Landlord-Tenant, Failure to Maintain, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability, Lead Poisoning
State:New York

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