Top 20 Work Accident Verdicts in the United States in 2018

Top 20 Work Accident Verdicts in the United States in 2018We are pleased to present to you the list of top 20 plaintiff's work accident 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 Work Accident Verdicts in the United States in 2018) you have also made the list of Top 50 Work 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: $76,000,000.00
Attorneys: Michael S. Ketchmark, Scott A. McCreight, Ben H. Fadler of Ketchmark and McCreight, P.C.
Case: Estate of Ford v. Ford Motor Co.
Type: Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Premises Liability, Work Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
State: Missouri
2
Amount: $44,370,000.00
Attorneys: Byron C. Alfred, Vuk S. Vujasinovic of VB Attorneys
Case: Estate of Barron v. ExxonMobil Oil Corp., et al.
Type: Dangerous Condition, Falling Object, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort
State: Texas
3
Amount: $39,744,010.00
Attorneys: Kyle Findley, Kala F. Sellers, Adam D. Lewis of Arnold & Itkin, LLP
Case: Figgs v. Georgia-Pacific Wood Products South, et al.
Type: Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Brain Injury, Burn Injury, Defective Product, Equipment Malfunction, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
State: Texas
4
Amount: $37,835,259.23
Attorneys: Ian D. Pinkert, Jay Halpern, Ernesto L. Santos, Jr. of Halpern Santos & Pinkert, P.A.; Jonathan Halperin, Andrew Lucchetti, Isaac A. McBeth of Halperin Law Center; L. Steven Emmert of Sykes, Bourdon, Ahern & Levy
Case: Benedict v. Hankook Tire, et al.
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Truck Accident, Work Accident, Brain Injury, Defective Product, Strict Liability, Single-Vehicle Accident, Quadriplegia
State: Virginia
5
Amount: $32,700,000.00
Attorneys: Jessica Dean, Kevin W. Paul of Dean Omar Branham Shirley, LLP; Bill Graham of Wallace & Graham
Case: Finch v. BASF Catalysts LLC
Type: Asbestos Exposure, Breach of Warranty, Failure to Warn, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Work Accident, Wrongful Death, Mesothelioma, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
State: North Carolina
6
Amount: $30,000,000.00
Attorneys: David R. Shoop of Shoop | A Professional Law Corp.; Donald G. Liddy of Liddy Law Firm
Case: Anaya v. General Equipment Co.
Type: Dangerous Condition, Product Liability, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Wrongful Death, Defective Product, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
State: California
7
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
8
Amount: $22,000,000.00
Attorneys: Gail S. Kelner, Robert S. Kelner, Emil L. Samuels of Kelner & Kelner
Case: MA v. Kensington Homes L.L.C.
Type: Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Brain Injury, Fall, Scaffolding Accident, Failure to Supervise, Negligent Tort
State: New York
9
Amount: $21,620,018.00
Attorneys: Joseph A. Power Jr., James I. Power, Sean M. Houlihan of Power Rogers & Smith, L.L.P.
Case: Wood v. Navistar Inc., et al.
Type: Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Work Accident, Brain Injury, Fall, Defective Product, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
State: Illinois
10
Amount: $20,341,845.00
Attorneys: Lawrence P. Biondi of Law Offices of Lawrence P. Biondi
Case: Pimenta v. 1504 CIA L.L.C., et al.
Type: Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Falling Object, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Failure to Supervise, Ladder Accident, Negligent Tort
State: New York
11
Amount: $20,300,000.00
Attorneys: Susan S. Carlson, Ervin A. Gonzalez , Deborah J. Gander, Maureen E. Lefebvre of Colson Hicks Eidson; Tonya J. Meister of Meister Law, LLC
Case: Spearman v. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.
Type: Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Workplace Safety, Failure to Maintain, Failure to Supervise, Failure to Train, Negligent Tort, Admiralty Law, Jones Act
State: Florida
12
Amount: $16,939,255.00
Attorneys: Matthew Maiorana, Jonny Kool of Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool L.L.P; Stuart M. Dweck of Stuart M. Dweck, Attorney at Law
Case: Morocho v. Doran Construction Corp.
Type: Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Fall, Ladder Accident, Negligent Tort
State: New York
13
Amount: $15,991,200.00
Attorneys: Kurt M. Zaner, Sarah T. McEahern, Joshua R. Yeager of Zaner Harden Law LLP
Case: Warembourg v. Excel Electric
Type: Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Failure to Maintain, Electrical Injury, Emotional Distress, Negligent Tort
State: Colorado
14
Amount: $15,502,880.00
Attorneys: Julie H. Littky-Rubin , Donald R. Fountain Jr., W. Hampton Keen, L. Jason Cornell of Clark, Fountain, La Vista, Prather & Littky-Rubin, LLP
Case: Letterman v. National Truck Center, et al.
Type: Failure to Warn, Motor Vehicle Accident, Product Liability, Truck Accident, Work Accident, Wrongful Death, Defective Product, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
State: Florida
15
Amount: $15,343,753.00
Attorneys: Paula M. Jossart of Jossart Law Office, LLC
Case: Kowalewski v. BNSF Railway Co.
Type: Personal Injury, Toxic Exposure, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, FELA, Emotional Distress, Negligent Tort, Failure to Disclose
State: Minnesota
16
Amount: $15,280,000.00
Attorneys: Daniel J. Kaiser, Mariam L. Hafezi of Kaiser Law
Case: Smith v. Retail Project Managers, Inc., et al.
Type: Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Negligent Tort
State: Illinois
17
Amount: $15,228,000.00
Attorneys: Lawrence P. Biondi of Law Offices of Lawrence P. Biondi
Case: Dias v. Blue Sea Construction Co., et al.
Type: Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Workplace Safety, Fall, Scaffolding Accident, Negligent Tort
State: New York
18
Amount: $11,003,576.00
Attorneys: Gregory P. DiLeo, Benjamin W. Gulick of Law Offices of Gregory P. DiLeo, APLC; Caleb H. Didriksen, Alex A. Lauricella, Erin Bruce Saucier, Carl A. "Trey" Woods of Didriksen, Saucier & Woods, PLC; Mark E. Young of Plauche Maselli Parkerson; Tony M. Clayton of Clayton, Fruge & Ward Law
Case: Duplessis v. Turner, et al.
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Work Accident, Negligent Hiring, Failure to Supervise, Head-on Collision, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: Louisiana
19
Amount: $11,000,000.00
Attorneys: Kenneth J. Allen, Otto J. Shragal of Kenneth J. Allen Law Group
Case: Estate of Ogiego v. AFI and Central
Type: Construction Accident, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Workplace Safety, Wrongful Death, Crane Accident, Negligent Tort
State: Illinois
20
Amount: $8,615,127.00
Attorneys: Joseph P. Carfora, Steven R. Payne of Ginarte Gallardo Gonzalez & Winograd, LLP
Case: Rivera v. Home Depot, et al.
Type: Personal Injury, Product Liability, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Brain Injury, Fall, Burn Injury, Defective Product, Electrical Injury, Ladder Accident, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
State: New York

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