Top 10 Settlements in California in 2019

Top 10 Settlements in California in 2019We are pleased to present to you the list of top 10 settlements obtained in California in the year 2019. The list is comprised of cases filed either in a state or federal court, and those settled prior to commencing a lawsuit.

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Note: If you have made this list (Top 10 Settlements in California in 2019) you have also made the list of Top 20 Settlements in California in 2019.

Important: While we strive to achieve maximum accuracy and completeness of our lists, we cannot guarantee either at 100%. If you believe another settlement should be on this list, please contact us today.

1
Amount:$1,000,000,000.00
Attorneys:John Fiske, Scott Summy of Baron & Budd, P.C.; Edward 'Ed' S. Diab of Dixon Diab & Chambers LLP
Case:Public Entities of California v. PG&E
Type:Negligent Maintenance, Utility Negligence, Negligent Tort, Fire Damage
2
Amount:$575,000,000.00
Attorneys:Kit A. Pierson, Daniel A. Small, Laura Alexander of Cohen, Milstein, Sellers & Toll PLLC; Philip L. Pillsbury Jr., Richard L. Grossman of Pillsbury & Coleman, LLP; John L. Cooper, Roderick M. Thompson, Christopher C. Wheeler of Farella Braun + Martel LLP
Case:UFCW & Employers Benefit Trust v. Sutter Health, et al.
Type:Antitrust Violation, Class Action, Unfair Competition, Intentional Tort
3
Amount:$305,000,000.00
Attorneys:James R. Williams of Office of the County Counsel
Case:Office of the County Counsel v. Sherwin-Williams, et al.
Type:Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Strict Liability, Lead Poisoning
4
Amount:$245,000,000.00
Attorneys:Charles Verhoeven, David A. Perlson, Melissa J. Baily, John J. Neukom, Jordan Jaffe of Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP
Case:Waymo LLC v. Uber Technologies Inc., et al.
Type:Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement, Misappropriation of Trade Secrets, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
5
Amount:$150,000,000.00
Attorneys:Chad A. Readler of U.S. Department of Justice
Case:U.S, et al. v. Insys Therapeutics Inc., et al.
Type:False Claims Act, Fraud, Qui Tam, Kickback, Intentional Tort
6
Amount:$100,000,000.00
Attorneys:Brianna Primozic Rapp, Jason C. Marsili, Howard Z. Rosen of Rosen Marsili Rapp LLP; Emily P. Rich, Manuel A. Boigues of Weinberg, Roger & Rosenfeld PC; James R. Hawkins, Gregory E. Mauro of James Hawkins APLC
Case:In Re Wackenhut Wage and Hour Cases
Type:Breach of Contract, Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
7
Amount:$69,000,000.00
Attorneys:Xavier Becerra, Kathleen E. Foote, Natalie S. Manzo of CA DOJ, Office of the Attorney General
Case:State of California v. Teva Pharmaceuticals, et al.
Type:Antitrust Violation, Conspiracy, Unfair Competition, Intentional Tort, Price Fixing
8
Amount:$37,350,000.00
Attorneys:Russell P. Reiner, Todd E. Slaughter, April K. Stratte of Reiner, Slaughter & Frankel LLP
Case:Anderson v. Caltrans
Type:Car Accident, Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident, Catastrophic Injury, Quadriplegia
9
Amount:$28,715,000.00
Attorneys:Rahul Ravipudi, Ian P. Samson, Paul A. Traina of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP; Jonathan C. Teller, Bobby Saadian, Daniel B. Miller of Wilshire Law Firm
Case:Sanchez v. Martinez, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Negligent Supervision, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort
10
Amount:$26,000,000.00
Attorneys:Abigail E. Shafroth, Joseph M. Sellers of Cohen, Milstein, Sellers & Toll PLLC; Aubry Wand, Matthew J. Matern of Matern Law Group, PC; Michael Rubin, Barbara J. Chisholm, Matthew J. Murray of Altshuler Berzon LLP
Case:Sanchez v. McDonald's Restaurants of California Inc.
Type:Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort

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