Top 50 Truck Accident Verdicts in the United States in 2018

Top 50 Truck Accident Verdicts in the United States in 2018We are pleased to present to you the list of top 50 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
21
Amount: $8,328,311.00
Attorneys: Frank J. Lombardo, Joseph Stoduto of Wingate Russotti Shapiro & Halperin, LLP
Case: Morace v. Danielsen Cabinetry Inc., et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: New York
22
Amount: $7,424,135.00
Attorneys: Marc A. Chandler of Chandler Trial Law
Case: Torres v. First Transit Inc.
Type: Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort
State: Florida
23
Amount: $6,829,318.00
Attorneys: Thomas J. Conroy, Brandon J. Simon, Robert T. Simon of The Simon Law Group, LLP; Benjamin D. Swanson of The Swanson Law Group; Jason R. Sanchez of Shernoff Bidart Echeverria LLP
Case: Pacific v. Preciado, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Psychological Injury, Hit and Run, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: California
24
Amount: $6,800,000.00
Attorneys: Edward C. Lutz of Law Office of Edward C. Lutz, LLC
Case: Gorth v. Stutzman, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Multi-Vehicle Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: New Jersey
25
Amount: $6,476,286.00
Attorneys: Jeffrey T. Stewart, Tiffany R. Ellis, Benjamin J. Wilensky of Seikaly, Stewart & Bennett, P.C.
Case: Estate of Stevenson v. Delcore, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Failure to Supervise, Failure to Train, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: Michigan
26
Amount: $6,297,025.00
Attorneys: Terrence Kay of Terrence Kay PC
Case: David v. Industrial Commercial Electric Co.
Type: Bicycle Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: Oregon
27
Amount: $6,000,000.00
Attorneys: Mark C. Joye, Mark J. Bringardner of Joye Law Firm
Case: Estate of G.C. v. XPO Express Inc., et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, DUI, Multi-Vehicle Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: South Carolina
28
Amount: $5,232,994.00
Attorneys: David C. Wenholz, Sean B. Swords of The Wenholz Law Firm, PC; Luke Dow of Luke Dow Law Firm; Ernest F. Bogart of Owen & Bogart, Lawyers
Case: Padron et al. v. The Texas Department of Transportation et al.
Type: Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Premises Liability, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Failure to Maintain, Negligent Tort
State: Texas
29
Amount: $5,220,550.00
Attorneys: Nuru L. Witherspoon of The Witherspoon Law Group
Case: Watson v. Coca-Cola Refreshments, USA Inc., et al.
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort
State: Texas
30 (tie)
Amount: $5,000,000.00
Attorneys: Melissa Garcia Mosier of McWhirter, Bellinger, Associates, P.A.
Case: Estate of Oickle v. XPO Express Inc., et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Negligent Supervision, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Training, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: South Carolina
30 (tie)
Amount: $5,000,000.00
Attorneys: Peter C. Wetherall of Wetherall Group, Ltd.; Brent W. Coon of Brent Coon & Associates; James A. Morris, Jr. of Morris Law Firm
Case: Gibbons v. Union Pacific Railroad Co.
Type: Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Failure to Maintain, FELA, Negligent Tort
State: Nevada
31
Amount: $3,852,192.00
Attorneys: Jason T. Wasserman of Silverman Thompson Slutkin White
Case: Seman v. Brown, et al.
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident, Negligent Supervision, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Brain Injury, Negligent Hiring, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: Maryland
32
Amount: $3,647,343.40
Attorneys: Kevin A. Brown of Farah & Farah
Case: Willing v. Campbell, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Head-on Collision, Negligent Tort
State: Florida
33
Amount: $3,500,000.00
Attorneys: Rocky Wilkins, Gregory J. Bosseler, Paul V. Ott of Morgan & Morgan, PA
Case: Franklin v. Dugda, et al.
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Multi-Vehicle Accident, Negligent Tort
State: Mississippi
34
Amount: $3,383,093.00
Attorneys: Jonathan Brozyna, Keith M. Carter, William R. Daniel of Morgan & Morgan, PA
Case: Capote v. JVS Contracting Inc., et al.
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Head-on Collision, Negligent Tort
State: Florida
35
Amount: $3,382,000.00
Attorneys: Sean K. Claggett, Matthew S. Granda, Samuel A. Harding, William T. Sykes, Shannon L. Wise of Claggett & Sykes Law Firm
Case: Cobos v. JMR & CLS Inc., et al.
Type: Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Motor Vehicle Accident, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Truck Accident, Defective Product, Negligent Hiring, Negligent Training, DUI, Multi-Vehicle Accident, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Negligent Retention
State: Nevada
36
Amount: $3,285,000.00
Attorneys: Aleksandr S. Cherny of Cherny & Podolsky PLLC
Case: Vargas v. Wakefern Food Corp., et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: New York
37
Amount: $3,016,507.04
Attorneys: Brian J. Breiter, Jeffrey J. Twomey of Law Offices of Brian J. Breiter
Case: Liwag v. Lowey Enterprises, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort
State: California
38 (tie)
Amount: $3,000,000.00
Attorneys: Dean P. Smith, Joshua I. Ramos of Ramos & Ramos; Wayne C. Felle of Wayne C. Felle, P.C.
Case: Milligan v. Bifulco, et al.
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Brain Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Single-Vehicle Accident
State: New York
38 (tie)
Amount: $3,000,000.00
Attorneys: Noble McIntyre, Jeremy Thurman, Jordan L. Klingler (Southerland) of McIntyre Law, P.C.
Case: Estate of Eickstaedt v. Doug Butler Enterprises Inc.,et al.
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident, Negligent Supervision, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Hiring, Negligent Training, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Negligent Retention
State: Oklahoma
39
Amount: $2,803,227.93
Attorneys: Zane Berg, Bryan S. Hofeld, Crane A. Johnstone of Schlesinger Law Offices, PA
Case: Zucker v. Gonzalez, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort
State: Florida
40
Amount: $2,659,877.00
Attorneys: Roger A. Dreyer, Josh T. Edlow of Dreyer Babich Buccola Wood Campora, LLP
Case: Johnson v. Davis Development Company Inc.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort
State: California
41
Amount: $2,585,000.00
Attorneys: Howard C. Kornberg of Law Offices of Howard Craig Kornberg
Case: Estate of Roberto v. CRST Dedicated Services Inc., et al.
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort
State: California
42
Amount: $2,576,069.00
Attorneys: Matthew J. Grossman, Howard A. Spier of Rossman, Baumberger, Reboso & Spier, P.A.
Case: Downing v. Hansen & Adkins Auto Transport, Inc.
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Railroad Accident, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort
State: Florida
43
Amount: $2,356,669.00
Attorneys: John "Jed" E.D. Powell of Jed Powell & Associates, PLLC
Case: Pecota v. Cement Distributors, Inc.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Multi-Vehicle Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: Washington
44
Amount: $2,325,219.00
Attorneys: Gerald E. Agnew Jr., Kenneth A. Holdren, Anna H. Cronk of Agnew Brusavich
Case: Tamanaha v. Gramajo Barrios, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Brain Injury, Emotional Distress, Multi-Vehicle Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: California
45
Amount: $2,283,778.00
Attorneys: Tom Pennekamp of Pennekamp Law; Kimberly L. Boldt, Mario R. Giommoni of Boldt Law Firm, P.A.
Case: Diaz v. City of Homestead
Type: Bicycle Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Dangerous Instrumentality
State: Florida
46
Amount: $2,000,000.00
Attorneys: Patrick A. Salvi, Brian L. Salvi of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard PC
Case: Estate of Conklin v. Gilbert, et al.
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: Illinois
47
Amount: $1,980,500.00
Attorneys: Keith E. Patton of Shrader & Associates, LLP; Dennis O. Moore of Tinsman & Sciano, Inc.
Case: Meckell, et al. v. Rutiaga, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: Texas
48
Amount: $1,898,000.00
Attorneys: John J. MacInerney of Hofeld and Schaffner
Case: Rodriguez v. Fore Transportation, Inc.
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: Illinois
49
Amount: $1,696,500.00
Attorneys: Robert J. Chambers, II, Victoria J. Lazar, Jeremiah A. Lowe, Benjamin C. Wohlfeil of Gomez Trial Attorneys; Norman Pokorny of York & Pokorny
Case: Gleboff v. City of San Diego
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: California
50
Amount: $1,693,302.00
Attorneys: Michael W. Boyd, Jennifer Jameson McKendree of Bell & Boyd, PLLC
Case: Beeson v. Nute, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Head-on Collision, Negligent Tort
State: Arkansas

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