Top 20 Truck Accident Verdicts in the United States in 2018

Top 20 Truck Accident Verdicts in the United States in 2018We are pleased to present to you the list of top 20 plaintiff's truck accident 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: $247,000,000.00
Attorneys: J. Brent Goudarzi, Marty Young of Goudarzi & Young L.L.P.
Case: Estate of McPherson v. Jefferson Trucking L.L.C., et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: Texas
2
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
3
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
4
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
5
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
6
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
7
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
8
Amount: $25,000,000.00
Attorneys: W. Cort Frohlich, Christopher E. Frohlich, Brian M. Beason of Frohlich, Gordon & Beason Law Firm; C. Richard Newsome of Newsome Melton Law Firm; Maegen Peek Luka of Brannock & Humphries
Case: Estate of Dougherty v. WCA of Florida
Type: Bicycle Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort
State: Florida
9
Amount: $22,035,732.00
Attorneys: J. Brent Goudarzi, Marty Young of Goudarzi & Young L.L.P.
Case: Sullivan v. Enbridge Pipelines (North Texas) L.P.
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: Texas
10
Amount: $19,000,000.00
Attorneys: Mark C. Joye of Joye Law Firm
Case: Cross, et al. v. XPO Express Inc., et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: South Carolina
11
Amount: $16,500,000.00
Attorneys: Kenneth J. Allen, Bryan L. Bradley, Robert D. Brown, Thomas R. Benton of Kenneth J. Allen Law Group
Case: Binkowski v. Grand Island Express, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: Indiana
12
Amount: $15,570,000.00
Attorneys: Alan M. Feldman, Daniel J. Mann, Edward S. Goldis of Feldman Shepherd Wohlgelernter Tanner Weinstock & Dodig LLP
Case: Espinoza v. J.B. Hunt Transport Inc., et al.
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Hiring, DUI, Negligent Tort, Negligent Retention
State: Pennsylvania
13
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
14
Amount: $14,600,000.00
Attorneys: Nicholas C. Rowley, Courtney E. Rowley of Carpenter, Zuckerman & Rowley, LLP
Case: Guzman v. Defendant Truck Driver, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort
State: California
15
Amount: $13,241,365.00
Attorneys: Ricardo Echeverria, Kristin E. Hobbs of Shernoff Bidart Echeverria LLP; Mindy S. Bish of Bish Law; Katherine B. Pene of Briskin, Latzanich & Pene LLP.
Case: Wood v. Venegas
Type: Bicycle Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort
State: California
16
Amount: $12,500,000.00
Attorneys: Randy Edwards, Paul A. Piland of Cochran & Edwards, LLC; John W. Sherrod of Sherrod & Bernard, P.C.
Case: Johns v. Suzuki Motor Corp.
Type: Failure to Warn, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Truck Accident, Defective Product, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
State: Georgia
17
Amount: $11,779,155.00
Attorneys: Olivier A. Taillieu, Judd R. Allen of The Dominguez Firm
Case: Esparza, et al. v. Win Distribution Inc., et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort
State: California
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, Jeremy J. Pichon 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: $9,300,000.00
Attorneys: Steven T. Baron, Bryan A. Green, Kathryn A. Pryor of Baron & Budd, P.C.
Case: Estate of Davis v. United Rentals North America
Type: Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Falling Object, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Contractor Negligence, Gross Negligence, Negligent Tort
State: Texas
20 (tie)
Amount: $9,100,000.00
Attorneys: Michael E. Polen, Jr. of Rubino, Ruman, Crosmer & Polen LLC
Case: Goodwin v. Krohn
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort
State: Indiana
20 (tie)
Amount: $9,100,000.00
Attorneys: Boris Treyzon of Abir Cohen Treyzon Salo, LLP
Case: Watts v. City of Los Angeles, et al.
Type: Bicycle Accident, Dangerous Condition, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Truck Accident, Brain Injury, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
State: California

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