Top 50 Commercial Litigation Verdicts in the United States in 2018

Top 50 Commercial Litigation Verdicts in the United States in 2018We are pleased to present to you the list of top 50 plaintiff's commercial litigation 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:$706,200,000.00
Attorneys:Max L. Tribble, Kalpana Srinivasan, Matthew Behncke, Elisha Barron, Rocco Magni of Susman Godfrey LLP
Case:Title Source Inc. v. HouseCanary Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract, Fraud, Intellectual Property Infringement, Misappropriation of Trade Secrets, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
State:Texas
2
Amount:$538,641,656.00
Attorneys:William F. Lee, Joseph J. Mueller, Amy K. Wigmore of Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP; Nathan B. Sabri of Morrison & Foerster
Case:Apple Inc. v. Samsung Electronics Co.
Type:Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
State:California
3
Amount:$502,600,000.00
Attorneys:Bradley W. Caldwell, Jason D. Cassady, J. Austin Curry, Christopher S. Stewart of Caldwell Cassady & Curry; T. John Ward Jr. of Ward, Smith & Hill, PLLC
Case:Virnetx Inc. v. Apple Inc.
Type:Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
State:Texas
4
Amount:$400,000,000.00
Attorneys:Jason G. Sheasby, Charlotte J. Wen of Irell & Manella LLP; Guy M. Rodgers of Glaser Weil Fink Howard Avchen & Shapiro LLP; Robert C. Bunt of Parker, Bunt & Ainsworth, P.C.; Elizabeth L. DeRieux of Capshaw DeRieux, LLP
Case:Kaist IP US v. Samsung Electronics Co., et al.
Type:Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
State:Texas
5
Amount:$268,000,000.00
Attorneys:Brian G. Bodine of Lane Powell PC
Case:Alfred E. Mann Foundation For Scientific Research v. Cochlear Corp., et al.
Type:Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
State:California
6
Amount:$175,500,000.00
Attorneys:Maya M. Eckstein, Douglas M. Garrou, John S. Martin, Lewis F. Powell III, William H. Wright, R. Dennis Fairbanks of Hunton Andrews Kurth; Emily Curran-Huberty, Ted Dane, Kyle W. Mach, Kuruvilla J. Olasa, Glenn D. Pomerantz of Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP
Case:Steves and Sons Inc. v. Jeld-Wen, Inc.
Type:Antitrust Violation, Breach of Contract, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
State:Virginia
7
Amount:$145,100,000.00
Attorneys:Brett E. Cooper, Ashley N. Moore, Steven J. Pollinger, Jonathan Yim, Seth R. Hasenour, Robert Cote, Warren Lipschitz, Kevin Schubert, Christopher P. McNett, Drew B. Hollander of McKool Smith
Case:Wi-LAN Inc v. Apple Inc.
Type:Economic Loss, Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
State:California
8
Amount:$112,452,269.00
Attorneys:Frederick D. Emhardt, Ryan T. Leagre of Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP; Richard K. Helm of Rockhill Pinnick, LLP; Joseph N. Williams of Riley Williams & Piatt, LLC
Case:Sasso v. Medtronic Inc., et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
State:Indiana
9
Amount:$82,500,000.00
Attorneys:John M. Desmarais, Karim Z. Oussayef, Laurie N. Stempler, Robert C. Harrits, Brian D. Matty, Michael J. X. Matulewicz-Crowley of Desmarais LLP; David E. Moore, Bindu A. Palapura, Stephanie E. O'Byrne of Potter Anderson & Corroon
Case:International Business Machines Corp. v. Groupon Inc.
Type:Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
State:Delaware
10
Amount:$66,000,000.00
Attorneys:Steven A. Miller, Brian D. Roche, Jennifer Y. DePriest, Lawrence E. James, William R. Overend, Maytak Chin of Reed Smith LLP
Case:Lumileds L.L.C. v. Elec-Tech International Co. Ltd.
Type:Intellectual Property Infringement, Unfair Business Practices, Unfair Competition, Misappropriation of Trade Secrets, Intentional Tort, Civil Theft, Commercial Litigation
State:California
11
Amount:$53,600,000.00
Attorneys:Gregory C. Scaglione, Elizabeth A. Luebbert of Koley Jessen P.C., L.L.O.; Brooke H. McCarthy, Douglas W. Peters, John P. Passarelli, Matthew S. Noren of Kutak Rock LLP; Alan D. Sege of Alan Sege, Esq. PC; Mark W. Ishman, Laura E. De Santos of Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani LLP
Case:Infogroup, Inc., et al. v. DatabaseUSA.com, L.L.C.
Type:Breach of Contract, Copyright Infringement, False Advertising, Intellectual Property Infringement, Unfair Competition, Unjust Enrichment, Consumer Protection, Intentional Tort, Trademark Infringement, Commercial Litigation
State:Nebraska
12
Amount:$52,042,529.00
Attorneys:Steven R. Friedman of Steven R. Friedman; Michael E. Friedman of Michael E. Friedman
Case:Gasparyan v. Demirchyan
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Fraud, Unfair Business Practices, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
State:California
13
Amount:$49,800,000.00
Attorneys:Thomas E. Leiter of The Leiter Group
Case:Buck-Leiter Palm Ave Development v. City of Sarasota
Type:Breach of Contract, Commercial Litigation, Real Estate
State:Florida
14
Amount:$49,228,268.00
Attorneys:Matthew P. Whitley of Beck Redden LLP
Case:SandBox Logistics, LLC v. Arrows Up Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract, Fraud, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
State:Texas
15
Amount:$45,000,000.00
Attorneys:David F. McPherson, Shelly L. Ewald, Rebecca S. Glos of Watt, Tieder, Hoffar & Fitzgerald L.L.P.
Case:Kiewit Power Constructors Co. v. City of Los Angeles
Type:Breach of Contract, Economic Loss, Commercial Litigation
State:California
16
Amount:$43,300,000.00
Attorneys:Alan Grimaldi, Kfir B. Levy of Mayer Brown LLP; Geoffrey P. Culbertson of Patton, Tidwell & Culbertson, L.L.P.
Case:Maxell Ltd. v. ZTE Corp.
Type:Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
State:Texas
17
Amount:$35,417,685.00
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, Commercial Litigation
State:Delaware
18
Amount:$34,200,000.00
Attorneys:Jeffrey M. Gould, Matthew J. Oppenheim, Corey Miller, Michele Harrington Murphy of Oppenheim + Zebrak, LLP
Case:John Wiley & Sons, Inc. v. Book Dog Books, LLC
Type:Breach of Contract, Copyright Infringement, Intellectual Property Infringement, Intentional Tort, Trademark Infringement, Commercial Litigation, Counterfeit Products
State:New York
19
Amount:$30,000,000.00
Attorneys:Jeffrey M. Fisher, Stephanie P. Skaff, Eugene Y. Mar, Alex Reese, Erik C. Olson, Julia F. Kropp of Farella Braun + Martel LLP
Case:BladeRoom Group Limited v. Facebook, Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract, Conspiracy, Intellectual Property Infringement, Unfair Business Practices, Unfair Competition, Misappropriation of Trade Secrets, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
State:California
20
Amount:$26,728,247.00
Attorneys:Derek C. Walter, Edward R. Reines, Hannah L. Jones, Christopher J. Cox of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
Case:Verinata Health, Inc. & Illumina vs. Ariosa Diagnostics
Type:Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
State:California
21
Amount:$26,000,000.00
Attorneys:Eleanor T. Barnett, Glen H. Waldman, Jeffrey R. Lam of Waldman Barnett, P.L.; Angel A. Cortinas of Gunster
Case:Cohen, et al. v. Williams Island Property Owners’ Assoc.
Type:Breach of Contract, Property Rights, Commercial Litigation, Real Estate
State:Florida
22
Amount:$25,247,350.00
Attorneys:Stephen E. Morrissey, Ravi Doshi, Davida Brook, Brian D. Melton of Susman Godfrey LLP
Case:Hinrichs & Associates v. Beats Electronics L.L.C.
Type:Breach of Contract, Intellectual Property Infringement, Commercial Litigation
State:California
23
Amount:$25,060,000.00
Attorneys:Mark P. Ressler, Ronald R. Rossi, Jason S. Takenouchi, Lyn R. Agre of Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP
Case:Copart Inc. v. Sparta Consulting Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract, Fraud, Professional Malpractice, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation, Negligent Tort, Bad Faith
State:California
24
Amount:$23,930,718.00
Attorneys:Brian E. Farnan, Michael J. Farnan of Farnan LLP; Amanda Branch, Christopher S. Lavin, Derek C. Walter, Edward R. Reines, Robert T. Vlasis of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
Case:Bio-Rad Laboratories Inc., et al. v. 10X Genomics Inc.
Type:Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
State:Delaware
25
Amount:$21,702,394.13
Attorneys:Jerome C. Katz, Kendall S. Cowles of Ropes & Gray LLP; Julian I. Helisek of Law Office of Bart J. Klein
Case:Casita, L.P. v Glaser
Type:Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Commercial Litigation
State:New York
26
Amount:$16,410,681.00
Attorneys:Robin A. McCue, Megan M. New, Ian J. Block, Gregg F. LoCascio of Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Case:Dyson, Inc. v. Sharkninja Operating LLC, et al.
Type:Consumer Fraud, Deceptive Trade Practices, False Advertising, Fraud, Unfair Competition, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
State:Illinois
27
Amount:$14,848,314.00
Attorneys:Jennifer J. Bock, Lisa A. Schwartz, Elias C. Schwartz of Law Firm of Elias C. Schwartz PLLC
Case:Recovery Racing III L.L.C. v. Bespoke Motor Grp.
Type:Conspiracy, Fraud, Intellectual Property Infringement, Tortious Interference, Unfair Competition, Misappropriation of Trade Secrets, Intentional Tort, Intentional Misrepresentation, Commercial Litigation, Commercial Bribery
State:New York
28
Amount:$12,302,919.00
Attorneys:Adam M. Linkner, Angela L. Jackson, Anthony P. Patti of Hooper Hathaway Price Beuche & Wallace
Case:Kalitta Air L.L.C. v. GSBD & Associates L.L.C.
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Conspiracy, Fraud, Fraud in the Inducement, Racketeering, Conversion, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
State:Michigan
29
Amount:$12,200,000.00
Attorneys:David G. Wille, Megan LaDriere, Paul J. Reilly of Baker Botts LLP
Case:Lexion Medical LLC v. Surgiquest Inc.
Type:False Advertising, Fraud, Unfair Competition, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
State:Delaware
30
Amount:$11,800,000.00
Attorneys:Steve Garlock, Alan H. Norman, David B. Jinkins, Michael L. Nepple, Katherine E. Colvin of Thompson Coburn LLP; James S. Coons, Steven F. Gooby of Ansa Assuncao LLP
Case:Nite Glow Industries, et al. v. Central Garden & Pet, et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation, Promissory Estoppel
State:New Jersey
31
Amount:$11,138,083.00
Attorneys:Juliet A. Cox, Larry D. Fields, Robin E. Stewart, Anna M. Berman, Samuel L. Blatnick of Kutak Rock LLP
Case:Universal Engraving Inc. v. Polsinelli P.C., et al.
Type:Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Fraud, Legal Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
State:Missouri
32
Amount:$10,900,000.00
Attorneys:Bruce H. Nagel, Andrew L. O’Connor of Nagel Rice, LLP
Case:Fairfax Financial v. Exis Capital Management, et al.
Type:Conspiracy, Economic Loss, Racketeering, Securities Fraud, Tortious Interference, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation, Commercial Disparagement
State:New Jersey
33
Amount:$10,600,000.00
Attorneys:Samuel F. Baxter, Jennifer Truelove , Kevin Burgess, Lindsay Martin Leavitt, Christine Woodin, Kevin P. Hess, Marcus Rabinowitz of McKool Smith
Case:Optis Wireless Tech., et al. v. Huawei Tech. Co., et al.
Type:Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
State:Texas
34
Amount:$10,300,000.00
Attorneys:Thomas A. Vogele, Timothy M. Kowal of Thomas Vogele & Associates, APC
Case:Yang, et al. v. Sui, et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Fraud, Conversion, Intentional Tort, Fraudulent Transfer, Civil Theft, Commercial Litigation
State:California
35
Amount:$8,248,560.00
Attorneys:Bradley W. Caldwell, Jason D. Cassady, J. Austin Curry, Jason S. McManis of Caldwell Cassady & Curry; T. Wickham Schmidt of Davis|Kuelthau, s.c.
Case:Acantha L.L.C. v. Depuy Syntheses Sales, et al.
Type:Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
State:Wisconsin
36
Amount:$8,200,000.00
Attorneys:Bradley W. Caldwell, J. Austin Curry, L. Chris Stewart, John F. Summers, Seth Reich of Caldwell Cassady & Curry
Case:Acantha v. DePuy Orthopaedics, et al.
Type:Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement, Commercial Litigation
State:Wisconsin
37
Amount:$7,500,000.00
Attorneys:Allison O'Neil, Kaitlin J. Levine-Brown of Locke Lord LLP
Case:ITYX Solutions AG v. Kodak Alaris Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract, Commercial Litigation
State:Massachusetts
38
Amount:$7,400,000.00
Attorneys:Howard E. King, Stephen D. Rothschild of King, Holmes, Paterno & Soriano, LLP
Case:Williams v. Gaye
Type:Copyright Infringement, Intellectual Property Infringement, Misappropriation of Trade Secrets, Intentional Misrepresentation, Commercial Litigation
State:California
39
Amount:$6,750,000.00
Attorneys:Eric M. Baum of Eisenberg & Baum, LLP
Case:Cohen, et al. v. G & M Realty LLC, et al.
Type:Intellectual Property Infringement, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation, Reputational Harm
State:New York
40
Amount:$6,530,000.00
Attorneys:Joshua H. Sisam of Sisam & Associates, LLP
Case:Amigos v. Womack
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Warranty, Economic Loss, Negligent Misrepresentation, Commercial Litigation, Negligent Tort
State:Texas
41
Amount:$5,576,000.00
Attorneys:Gregory S. Weiss of Mrachek, Fitzgerald, Rose, Konopka, Thomas & Weiss P.A.
Case:Karch v. Sanderson, et al.
Type:Tortious Interference, Conversion, Quantum Meruit, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation, Promissory Estoppel
State:Florida
42
Amount:$5,136,213.00
Attorneys:Brett M. Hill, Scott R. Sleight, Ceslie A. Blass of Ahlers Cressman & Sleight PLLC
Case:Lake Hills Investments, L.L.C. v. Rushforth Construction Co., Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract, Commercial Litigation
State:Washington
43
Amount:$5,000,000.00
Attorneys:Warren L. Peterson of The Law Office of Warren L. Peterson, Esq.; Michele M. Dudas, Michael A. Siravo IV of McManimon, Scotland & Baumann, LLC.
Case:Uzzolino v. Mitrow
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Fraudulent Concealment, Conversion, Unjust Enrichment, Intentional Tort, Intentional Misrepresentation, Commercial Litigation, Constructive Fraud, Embezzlement
State:New Jersey
44
Amount:$4,800,000.00
Attorneys:Karen L. Pascale, Pilar G. Kraman of Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP
Case:Hologic Inc. v. Minerva Surgical Inc.
Type:Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
State:Delaware
45
Amount:$4,600,000.00
Attorneys:Francisco A. Rodriguez, Luis A. Perez , Andrew J. Dominguez of Akerman LLP
Case:United Brands S.A. v. Diageo Dominicana, et al.
Type:Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation, Bad Faith
State:Florida
46
Amount:$4,391,708.00
Attorneys:Ethan J. Loeb, Jon P. Tasso, E. Colin Thompson of Smolker, Bartlett, Loeb, Hinds & Thompson, P.A; Christina C. Dodds of Christina Dodds PLLC
Case:Lake Point Phase v. Hurchalla
Type:Breach of Contract, Property Rights, Tortious Interference, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation, Real Estate, Natural Resources
State:Florida
47
Amount:$4,388,278.19
Attorneys:Isabelle M. Antongiorgi, David E. Dunham, Hannah M. Vahl of Taylor Dunham LLP
Case:0800989127 WB, LLC v. Le Nguyen, et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Defamation, Economic Loss, Fraud, Unjust Enrichment, Quantum Meruit, Intentional Tort, Intentional Misrepresentation, Commercial Litigation
State:Texas
48
Amount:$4,300,000.00
Attorneys:John C. Carey, Amy M. Bowers-Zamora, Juan J. Rodriguez, Ernesto M. Rubi of Carey Rodriguez Milian Gonya, LLP
Case:Prisua Engineering Corp. v. Samsung Electronics Co., et al.
Type:Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
State:Florida
49
Amount:$4,184,973.00
Attorneys:Richard J. Tyler, Michael A. Chernekoff, L. Etienne Balart, Graham H. Ryan, Lauren C. Mastio, Judith V. Windhorst of Jones Walker L.L.P.
Case:NASDI L.L.C. v. Bertucci Contracting Co. L.L.C., et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Commercial Litigation
State:Louisiana
50
Amount:$4,118,533.80
Attorneys:Nicholas D. Siegfried, Joseph A. Miles of Siegfried, Rivera, Hyman, Lerner, De La Torre, Mars & Sobel P.A.
Case:PC Services v. The Cascades of Groveland Homeowners’ Assoc.
Type:Breach of Contract, Unjust Enrichment, Commercial Litigation
State:Florida

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