Top 20 Settlements in the United States in 2018

Top 20 Settlements in the United States in 2018We are pleased to present to you the list of top 20 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 20 Settlements in the United States in 2018) you have also made the list of Top 50 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
11
Amount:$299,100,000.00
Attorneys:Peter Prieto of Podhurst Orseck, LLP
Case:In Re Takata Airbag Product Liability Litigation
Type:Economic Loss, Failure to Warn, Product Liability, Defective Product
State:Florida
12
Amount:$295,000,000.00
Attorneys:Steve W. Berman, Garth D. Wojtanowicz, Elizabeth A. Fegan of Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP; Joseph G. Sauder, Matthew D. Schelkopf of Sauder Schelkopf, LLC
Case:In Re: Stericycle, Steri-Safe Contract Litigation
Type:Breach of Contract, Class Action, Consumer Fraud, Unfair Business Practices
State:Illinois
13
Amount:$260,000,000.00
Attorneys:Joseph H. Hunt of U.S. Department of Justice
Case:USA v. HMA Inc.
Type:False Claims Act, Fraud, Qui Tam, Kickback, Health Care Fraud, Intentional Tort
State:Florida
14
Amount:$230,000,000.00
Attorneys:Steven J. Glassman, Cynthia Hanawalt of Office of the Attorney General, NY
Case:Schneiderman v. UBS Securities LLC, et al.
Type:Fraud, Misrepresentation, Securities Fraud, Intentional Tort
State:New York
15
Amount:$225,000,000.00
Attorneys:Christopher S. Porrino, Richard F. Engel of Attorney General of the State of NJ; Allan Kanner, Elizabeth B. Petersen, Allison Brouk (Shipp) of Kanner & Whiteley, L.L.C
Case:NJ DEP v. Exxon Mobil Corp.
Type:Pollution, Nuisance, Environmental Protection, Natural Resources, Trespass, Strict Liability
State:New Jersey
16
Amount:$196,500,000.00
Attorneys:Gurbir Grewal of Attorney General of the State of NJ
Case:Grewal v. Equilon Enterprises, et al.
Type:Pollution, Toxic Exposure, Environmental Protection, Clean Water Act
State:New Jersey
17
Amount:$195,000,000.00
Attorneys:Andrew S. Friedman, Francis J. Balint, Jr. of Bonnett Fairbourn Friedman & Balint P.C.; Adam M. Moskowitz of The Moskowitz Law Firm
Case:Feller, et al. v. Transamerica Life Insurance Company
Type:Breach of Contract, Class Action, Consumer Fraud, Deceptive Trade Practices, Insurance Bad Faith, Intentional Tort
State:California
18
Amount:$180,000,000.00
Attorneys:Karen L. Pascale, Pilar G. Kraman of Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP; Philip W. Marsh, Edward Han, John E. Nilsson, Matthew M. Wolf, Marc A. Cohn of Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
Case:Boston Scientific Corp., et al. v. Edwards Lifesciences Corp.
Type:Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement, Intentional Tort
State:Delaware
19
Amount:$160,000,000.00
Attorneys:Alan M. Feldman, Daniel J. Mann, Edward S. Goldis of Feldman Shepherd Wohlgelernter Tanner Weinstock & Dodig LLP; Andrew R. Duffy, Robert J. Mongeluzzi, Benjamin J. Baer of Saltz Mongeluzzi Barrett & Bendesky PC; Kenneth F. Fulginiti, Thomas J. Duffy, Sarah F. Dooley of Duffy + Fulginiti
Case:Galdamez, et al. v. U-Haul Co. of Pennsylvania, et al.
Type:Personal Injury, Product Liability, Wrongful Death, Burn Injury, Defective Product, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
State:Pennsylvania
20
Amount:$148,000,000.00
Attorneys:Xavier Becerra, Niklas Akers, Stacey Schesser, Lisa Kim of CA DOJ, Office of the Attorney General
Case:The People of The State of California v. Uber Technologies Inc.
Type:Fraudulent Concealment, Unfair Business Practices, Unfair Competition, Intentional Tort, Data Breach
State:California

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