Top 50 Personal Injury Verdicts in the United States in 2018

Top 50 Personal Injury Verdicts in the United States in 2018We are pleased to present to you the list of top 50 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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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
21
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
22
Amount: $53,000,000.00
Attorneys: Jack M. Beam, Geoffrey N. Fieger of Fieger Law
Case: Ewing v. University of Chicago Medical Center
Type: Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth, Delayed Diagnosis, Delayed Treatment, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Failure to Monitor, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Negligent Tort
State: Illinois
23
Amount: $52,400,000.00
Attorneys: David S. Golub of Silver Golub & Teitell LLP
Case: Izzarelli v. RJ Reynolds Tobacco Co.
Type: Deceptive Trade Practices, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Defective Product, Intentional Tort, Strict Liability
State: Connecticut
24
Amount: $51,554,103.00
Attorneys: Edward J. Balzarini Jr., Michael Balzarini of Balzarini & Watson
Case: Snyder v. Mitchell
Type: Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Product Liability, Brain Injury, Defective Product, Drowning Accident, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
State: Pennsylvania
25
Amount: $50,300,000.00
Attorneys: Patrick Salvi, II , Matthew L. Williams, Brian L. Salvi of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard PC
Case: Florez v. Northshore University Health System, et al.
Type: Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth, Failure to Diagnose, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Medication Error, Cerebral Palsy, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Negligent Tort
State: Illinois
26
Amount: $47,500,000.00
Attorneys: Sal Indomenico of Sal Indomenico and Associates, P.C.
Case: A.L., Pro Ami v. St. Alexius Medical Center
Type: Hospital Malpractice, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Failure to Monitor, Negligent Tort
State: Illinois
27
Amount: $47,033,579.00
Attorneys: Dominic C. Guerrini, Mark S. Polin of Kline & Specter, P.C.
Case: Harker v. Chan
Type: Medical Malpractice, Misdiagnosis, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: Pennsylvania
28
Amount: $45,200,000.00
Attorneys: Thomas Moore, Matthew Gaier, Carmine A. Rubino of Kramer, Dillof, Livingston & Moore
Case: Hedges v. East River Plaza L.L.C., et al.
Type: Assault and Battery, Dangerous Condition, Falling Object, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Brain Injury, Negligent Security, Negligent Tort
State: New York
29
Amount: $44,514,226.00
Attorneys: Gerald S. Leeseberg, John A. Markus, Craig S. Tuttle of Leeseberg & Valentine
Case: Metts v. Nationwide Children's Hospital, et al.
Type: Failure to Diagnose, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Failure to Treat, Failure to Report, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Medical Laboratory Negligence
State: Ohio
30
Amount: $43,368,553.00
Attorneys: Benjamin R. Novotny, Karen A. Zahka of Lubin & Meyer
Case: Larkin v. Johnston, et al.
Type: Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Failure to Refer, Negligent Tort, Failure to Disclose
State: Massachusetts
31
Amount: $43,000,000.00
Attorneys: Reid Martin, John F. (Jack) Walker, III, Marisa M. Schouten of Martin Walker, P.C.
Case: Pierce v. East Texas Medical Center, et al.
Type: Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Misdiagnosis, Negligence in Employment, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Failure to Treat, Negligent Hiring, Inadequate Care, Negligent Entrustment, Gross Negligence, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: Texas
32
Amount: $42,000,000.00
Attorneys: Regan Safier, Shanin Specter of Kline & Specter, P.C.
Case: Tate v. USA
Type: Birth Injury, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: Pennsylvania
33
Amount: $41,965,000.00
Attorneys: Alex Alvarez, Phillip E. Holden of The Alvarez Law Firm; Gary M. Paige of Gordon & Partners, P.A.; Celene Humphries, Maegen Peek Luka, Thomas J. Seider of Brannock & Humphries
Case: Estate of Schlefstein v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co
Type: Consumer Fraud, Deceptive Trade Practices, Failure to Warn, False Advertising, Fraudulent Concealment, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Tobacco, Toxic Exposure, Defective Product, Intentional Tort, Intentional Misrepresentation, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
State: Florida
34
Amount: $41,864,102.00
Attorneys: Brian J. Panish, Daniel W. Dunbar, Alexander J. Behar, Matthew J. Stumpf of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP
Case: Lo v. Consolazio, et al.
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Hit and Run, Negligent Entrustment, Gross Negligence, Negligent Tort
State: California
35
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
36
Amount: $41,000,000.00
Attorneys: Kila B. Baldwin, Thomas R. Kline of Kline & Specter, P.C.
Case: Emmet v. Ethicon Inc., et al.
Type: Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Defective Product, Defective Medical Device, Pelvic Mesh Complications, Strict Liability
State: Pennsylvania
37
Amount: $40,258,000.00
Attorneys: Joseph Z. Traub, Timothy R. Lawn, Stephen E. Raynes of Raynes Lawn Hehmeyer
Case: Charlton v. Troy
Type: Birth Injury, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: Pennsylvania
38
Amount: $40,113,691.00
Attorneys: Daniel P. Blouin, Jim M. Kramer, Robert Woodward, Laurence V. Nassif, Timothy Thompson, Robert Woodward of Simmons Hanly Conroy LLC
Case: Twidwell v. Aerco International Inc.
Type: Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Workplace Safety, Defective Product, Mesothelioma, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
State: New York
39
Amount: $40,000,000.00
Attorneys: Michael P. Quinn, Jr. of Decof, Barry, Mega & Quinn, P.C.
Case: Sfameni v. Ryan, et al.
Type: Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: Rhode Island
40
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
41
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
42
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
43
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
44
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
45
Amount: $35,000,000.00
Attorneys: Thomas O. Plouff of Costello, McMahon, Burke & Murphy Ltd.; Thomas P. Cartmell, Andrew N. Faes, Jeffrey M. Kuntz of Wagstaff & Cartmell, LLP; Edward A. Wallace, Timothy E. Jackson of Wexler Wallace LLP
Case: Kaiser, et al. v. Johnson & Johnson, et al.
Type: Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Defective Product, Emotional Distress, Defective Medical Device, Pelvic Mesh Complications, Lack of Informed Consent, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
State: Indiana
46
Amount: $34,893,330.00
Attorneys: James P. Fitzgerald, Randy B. Nassau, Christopher J. Lennon, Ann B. Chase of The Fitzgerald Law Firm, P.C.
Case: C.C., Pro Ami, Green v. Westchester Medical Center, et al.
Type: Birth Injury, Failure to Diagnose, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Failure to Treat, Cerebral Palsy, Failure to Monitor, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Eye Injury, Negligent Tort, Premature Childbirth
State: New York
47
Amount: $31,300,000.00
Attorneys: Patrick C. Barry, Timothy J. Grimes, Marshall M. Raucci of Decof, Barry, Mega & Quinn, P.C.
Case: Smith v. University of Rhode Island
Type: Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Failure to Maintain, Negligent Tort, Quadriplegia
State: Rhode Island
48
Amount: $31,000,000.00
Attorneys: Caroline G. McGlamry, C. Neal Pope, Jay F. Hirsch, Michael J. Blakely, Jr. of Pope McGlamry; Jonathan W. Johnson of Jonathan W. Johnson LLC
Case: Willis v. Jones, et al.
Type: Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Failure to Treat, Failure to Inform, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Failure to Refer, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: Georgia
49
Amount: $30,300,000.00
Attorneys: David H. Marsh, William R. Rip Andrews, Dylan H. Marsh of Marsh Rickard & Bryan, P.C.
Case: Dailey v. Resurrection of Life, Inc., et al.
Type: Dangerous Condition, Falling Object, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Brain Injury, Breach of Duty of Care, Negligent Tort
State: Alabama
50
Amount: $30,270,501.00
Attorneys: Scott D. Peebles, Robert Woodward of Simmons Hanly Conroy LLC
Case: Morgan v. CBS Corp., et al.
Type: Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Workplace Safety, Defective Product, Mesothelioma, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
State: California

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