Top 100 Verdicts in California in 2019

Top 100 Verdicts in California in 2019We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 100 plaintiff jury verdicts* obtained in California in the year 2019. The list is comprised of various case types that were tried either in state or federal courts of California.

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1
Amount:$2,055,000,000.00
Attorneys:Michael J. Miller, Curtis G. Hoke, David J. Dickens, Jeffrey Travers, Nancy Guy Armstrong Miller of The Miller Firm, LLC; R. Brent Wisner, Michael L. Baum, Pedram Esfandiary of Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman, PC; Mark Burton of Audet & Partners, LLP; Steven J. Brady of Brady Law Group
Case:Pilliod v. Monsanto Co.
Type:Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Defective Product, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
2
Amount:$222,216,159.00
Attorneys:Lewis E. Hudnell, III of Hudnell Law Group P.C.; Jonathan T. Suder, Corby R. Vowell, Dave R. Gunter of Friedman Suder & Cooke PC
Case:Opticurrent L.L.C. v. Power Integrations Inc.
Type:Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
3
Amount:$113,402,626.00
Attorneys:Steven R. Vartazarian, Matthew J. Whibley of The Vartazarian Law Firm, APC
Case:N.R., Pro Ami v. County of San Bernardino Children and Family Services
Type:Assault & Battery, Government Negligence, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Intentional Tort, Children's Rights, Child Abuse, Failure to Protect, Negligent Tort, Child Protection
4
Amount:$80,267,634.00
Attorneys:Aimee H. Wagstaff, David J. Wool, Kathryn M. Forgie of Andrus Wagstaff PC; Lori E. Andrus of Andrus Anderson LLP
Case:Hardeman v. Monsanto Company
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Defective Product, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
5
Amount:$70,578,289.00
Attorneys:Joseph H. Low IV of The Law Firm of Joseph H. Low IV; Daniel Rodriguez, Chantal A. Trujillo, Danay Gonzalez of Rodriguez & Associates
Case:Cuevas v. Rai Transport Inc.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
6
Amount:$63,419,988.00
Attorneys:Duane C. Miller of Miller, Axline & Sawyer
Case:City of Atwater v. Shell Oil Co., et al.
Type:Failure to Warn, Pollution, Product Liability, Nuisance, Defective Product, Environmental Protection, Clean Water Act , Trespass, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
7
Amount:$62,448,750.00
Attorneys:Glenn D. Pomerantz, Kelly M. Klaus, Rose L. Ehler, Juliana M. Yee, Stephanie Goldfarb Herrera, Rowley J. Rice of Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP
Case:Disney Enterprises Inc. v. VidAngel Inc.
Type:Intellectual Property Infringement, Misappropriation of Trade Secrets, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
8
Amount:$60,000,000.00
Attorneys:William M. Paoli, Court B. Purdy of Paoli Purdy, LLP; Evan L. Ginsburg of Law Offices of Evan L. Ginsburg
Case:De La Cruz, et al. v. Town of Apple Valley
Type:Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
9
Amount:$58,250,000.00
Attorneys:Nathan Goldberg, Dolores Y. Leal of Allred, Maroko & Goldberg
Case:Kahn v. Hologram USA, Inc., et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Sexual Harassment, Constructive Discharge, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Harassment, Sexual Battery
10
Amount:$51,000,000.00
Attorneys:Christopher Lilly, Pooja S. Nair, Jennifer C. Wang of TroyGould
Case:Greenfield LLC v. Kandeel
Type:Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Fraud, Conversion, Intentional Tort, Intentional Misrepresentation
11
Amount:$49,303,982.00
Attorneys:Kenneth M. Fitzgerald, Keith M. Cochran, Joseph L. McGeady of Fitzgerald Knaier LLP; Patrick Shields, Matthew S. Warren, Erika H. Warren, Amy Bailey of Warren Lex LLP
Case:ViaSat Inc. v. Acacia Communications Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract, Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement, Misappropriation of Trade Secrets, Commercial Litigation
12
Amount:$42,500,000.00
Attorneys:Edward P. Dudensing of The Office of Ed Dudensing; Thomas G.C. McLaughlin of Law Office of Thomas G.C. McLaughlin; Jay P. Renneisen of Nursing Home & Elder Abuse Law Center
Case:Lovenstein, et al. v. Eskaton Fountainwood Lodge, et al.
Type:Fraud, Nursing Home Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Overmedication, Intentional Tort, Failure to Supervise, Elder Abuse, Failure to Train, Lack of Informed Consent, Negligent Tort
13
Amount:$40,631,250.00
Attorneys:Thomas A. Vogele, Timothy M. Kowal, Teddy T. Davis, Brendan M. Loper of Thomas Vogele & Associates, APC
Case:C&C Properties, et al. v. Shell Pipeline, LLP, et al.
Type:Easement Abuse, Property Rights, Intentional Tort, Trespass
14
Amount:$40,137,769.00
Attorneys:David C. Greenstone, Stuart J. Purdy, Marissa Langhoff, Lisa M. Barley of Simon Greenstone Panatier, PC
Case:Cabibi v. Johnson & Johnson, et al.
Type:Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Defective Product, Talc Exposure, Mesothelioma, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
15
Amount:$36,670,356.00
Attorneys:Daniel S. Schecter, Nima H. Mohebbi, Miri E. Gold, John J. Pyun, Elizabeth A. Greenman of Latham & Watkins LLP
Case:Gavrieli v. Gavrieli
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Fraud, Conversion, Intentional Misrepresentation, Bad Faith
16
Amount:$34,000,000.00
Attorneys:Jennifer L. Alesio, Daniel P. Blouin, John Richardson, Paul C. Cook, Deborah R. Rosenthal, Benjamin D. Goldstein of Simmons Hanly Conroy LLC
Case:Putt v. Ford Motor Company
Type:Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Defective Product, Mesothelioma, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
17
Amount:$30,000,000.00
Attorneys:Scott E. Boyer, Arash Homampour of The Homampour Law Firm, APLC; Hamed L. Yazdanpanah of Law Offices of Hamed Yazdanpanah
Case:Estate of Plascencia, et al. v. Deese, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort
18
Amount:$29,400,000.00
Attorneys:Denyse F. Clancy, Joseph D. Satterley, Ted W. Pelletier, Mark A. Swanson of Kazan, McClain, Satterly & Greenwood
Case:Leavitt v. Johnson & Johnson, et al.
Type:Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Fraudulent Concealment, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Defective Product, Talc Exposure, Mesothelioma, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
19
Amount:$28,435,964.00
Attorneys:Peter C. Beirne, Nectaria Belantis, Bryon P. Josselyn, Joshua S. Paul of The Paul Law Firm
Case:Webb v. General Cable Corp.
Type:Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Defective Product, Mesothelioma, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
20
Amount:$26,619,000.00
Attorneys:Peter C. Beirne, Nectaria Belantis, Bryon P. Josselyn, Joshua S. Paul of The Paul Law Firm
Case:Phipps v. Copeland Corp. LLC
Type:Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Defective Product, Mesothelioma, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
21
Amount:$25,000,000.00
Attorneys:Benno B. Ashrafi, Venus Burns, Leonard Sandoval, Josiah Parker, Tyler R. Stock of Weitz & Luxenberg
Case:Sabetian v. Brand Insulations Inc., et al.
Type:Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Workplace Safety, Defective Product, Mesothelioma, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
22
Amount:$23,322,449.00
Attorneys:James Q. McDermott, Jessica M. Wan of Ferguson Case Orr Paterson LLP
Case:Huy Fong Foods Inc. v. Underwood Ranches LP
Type:Breach of Contract, Fraudulent Concealment, Negligent Misrepresentation, Intentional Misrepresentation, Commercial Litigation
23
Amount:$21,496,420.00
Attorneys:Andrew P. Owen, Brian J. Panish, Matthew J. Stumpf of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP
Case:Rada v. Hardin Irvine Automotive Inc.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Multi-Vehicle Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Catastrophic Injury
24
Amount:$21,385,000.00
Attorneys:Rajeev K. Mittal of Waters, Kraus & Paul; Scott R. Frieling of Allen Stewart, P.C.; Mary E. Alexander of Mary Alexander & Associates P.C
Case:Eaves v. Ashland Inc.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Workplace Safety, Wrongful Death, Defective Product, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
25
Amount:$20,000,000.00
Attorneys:Alethia S. Gooden, Trevor M. Quirk of Quirk Law Firm, LLP
Case:Estate of Prewitt v. Chappell
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Wrongful Death, Gross Negligence, DUI, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
26
Amount:$19,658,901.00
Attorneys:Robert L. Meylan, Mary H. Chu, Grace Chen of Meylan Davitt Jain Arevian & Kim LLP
Case:Honda Trading America Corporation v. Ehrlich
Type:Fraud, Fraudulent Concealment, Misrepresentation, Conversion, Intentional Tort, Intentional Misrepresentation
27
Amount:$17,270,000.00
Attorneys:Patrick M. Ardis, Kip E. Whittemore of Wolff Ardis, P.C.; Todd F. Nevell, Daniel G. Sheldon, Abaigeal A. Loving of Scolinos, Sheldon & Nevell
Case:Romo v. Hyundai Motor America, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
28
Amount:$16,800,000.00
Attorneys:Noah Hagey, Matthew Borden, Jeffrey M. Theodore, Ronald J. Fisher of Braunhagey & Borden LLP
Case:Optronic Technologies Inc. v. Ningbo Sunny Electronic Co. Ltd.
Type:Antitrust Violation, Conspiracy, Unfair Business Practices, Unfair Competition, Unjust Enrichment, Intentional Tort
29
Amount:$15,392,801.00
Attorneys:Ebby S. Bakhtiar, Alex K. DiBona of Livingston Bakhtiar; Thomas V. Girardi, Keith D. Griffin, Alexa F. Galloway of Girardi | Keese
Case:Ramirez v. Jack In The Box Inc.
Type:Age Discrimination, Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Hostile Work Environment, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Workplace Harassment, Failure to Accommodate
30
Amount:$15,000,000.00
Attorneys:Bruce A. Broillet, Alan L. Van Gelder of Greene Broillet & Wheeler, LLP
Case:Keck v. Bel-Air Bay Club Ltd.
Type:Wrongful Death, Denial of Medical Care, Breach of Duty of Care, Failure to Train, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
31
Amount:$13,400,000.00
Attorneys:David M. Feldman of Law Office of David M. Feldman
Case:Samantha v. Aurora Vista Del Mar Hospital LLC, et al.
Type:Hospital Malpractice, Negligent Supervision, Professional Malpractice, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Assault, Intentional Tort, Negligent Hiring, Failure to Protect, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Negligent Retention, Sexual Battery
32
Amount:$13,200,000.00
Attorneys:Garo Mardirossian, Lawrence D. Marks of Mardirossian & Associates Inc.; Douglas A. Linde, Erica A. Gonzales of The Linde Law Firm
Case:Estate of Valenzuela v. City of Anaheim, et al.
Type:Assault & Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Wrongful Death, Intentional Tort, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct
33
Amount:$13,060,000.00
Attorneys:Haytham Faraj, Nicholas C. Rowley, Lance C. Behringer of Carpenter, Zuckerman & Rowley, LLP
Case:Estate of Hermenegildo, et al. v. Blunden, et al.
Type:Business Liability, Dangerous Condition, Falling Object, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, Negligent Maintenance, Failure to Supervise, Negligent Tort
34
Amount:$12,617,674.00
Attorneys:Robert F. Vaage, Elizabeth H. Teixeira of Law Offices of Robert Vaage
Case:Collins v. County of San Diego, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Government Negligence, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Fall, False Arrest, Denial of Medical Care, Prison Negligence, Inadequate Care, Police Misconduct, Negligent Tort
35
Amount:$12,003,006.00
Attorneys:Denyse F. Clancy, Andrea Huston, Joseph D. Satterley, Mark A. Swanson, Ian A. Rivamonte, Michael T. Stewart of Kazan, McClain, Satterly & Greenwood
Case:Schmitz v. Johnson & Johnson, et al.
Type:Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Fraudulent Concealment, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Defective Product, Intentional Tort, Intentional Misrepresentation, Mesothelioma, Strict Liability
36
Amount:$12,000,000.00
Attorneys:Corey Arzoumanian, Arash Homampour, Nareen M. Touloumdjian of The Homampour Law Firm, APLC; David H. Greenberg, Emily A. Ruby of Law Office of David H. Greenberg
Case:Courtney v. Daimler Trucks North America LLC
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Product Liability, Truck Accident, Work Accident, Wrongful Death, Defective Product, Strict Liability, Single-Vehicle Accident
37
Amount:$11,091,300.00
Attorneys:Lisa Bloom, Sarah Bloom, Alan Goldstein, Arick Fudali of The Bloom Firm
Case:Jones v. David, et al.
Type:Assault & Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Fraud, Hostile Work Environment, Malicious Prosecution, Retaliation, Sexual Harassment, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Workplace Harassment, Sexual Battery
38
Amount:$11,061,472.00
Attorneys:Joseph H. Low IV of The Law Firm of Joseph H. Low IV; Simon P. Etehad of Etehad Law APC; Diana S. Diskin, Gary A. Dordick of Dordick Law Corporation
Case:McPhoy v. Mendez Ramirez
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort
39
Amount:$11,050,000.00
Attorneys:Steven R. Vartazarian, Matthew J. Whibley of The Vartazarian Law Firm, APC; Navid A. Natanian, Edward R. Yaghoubi of Law Offices of Navid A. Natanian, APLC
Case:Estate of Garcia v. TRI-Modal Distribution Services Inc.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort
40
Amount:$11,000,000.00
Attorneys:H. Gavin Long of Bisnar Chase, LLP
Case:Cunningham v. Narcanon Redwood Cliffs, et al.
Type:Negligent Supervision, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Inadequate Care, Negligent Tort
41
Amount:$10,172,391.00
Attorneys:John N. Demas, Tim S. Spangler of Demas Law Group, P.C.
Case:Korsmo v. Ashby, et al.
Type:Bicycle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort
42 (tie)
Amount:$10,000,000.00
Attorneys:Keith J. Bruno, John A. Kawai, Christopher D. Barnes of Carpenter, Zuckerman & Rowley, LLP; Theresa Bowen Hatch of Bowen Hatch Law, PC; Dustin N. Maricic of Maricic Law Firm; George Maricic of George Maricic APC
Case:Estate of Courts v. Lee, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Wrongful Death, Gross Negligence, DUI, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
42 (tie)
Amount:$10,000,000.00
Attorneys:Daniel Rodriguez, Chantal A. Trujillo, Danay Gonzalez of Rodriguez & Associates
Case:A.G. v. Lamont School District, et al.
Type:Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, School Safety, Sexual Abuse, Child Abuse, Negligent Tort
43
Amount:$9,500,000.00
Attorneys:R. Michael Bomberger, Stephen J. Estey, Mary Bajo of Estey & Bomberger, LLP; James M. Brown of Law Offices of James Matthew Brown, APLC
Case:Estate of Peck v. Peck
Type:Assault & Battery, Wrongful Death, Gunshot Wound, Intentional Tort
44
Amount:$9,000,000.00
Attorneys:Rodney S. Diggs of Ivie, McNeill & Wyatt; Brian T. Dunn, Megan R. Gyongyos, James A. Bryant, Constance L. Rice of The Cochran Firm
Case:Estate of Pream v. The City of Long Beach, et al.
Type:Assault & Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Malicious Prosecution, Wrongful Death, Gunshot Wound, Intentional Tort, Denial of Medical Care, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct
45
Amount:$8,740,155.00
Attorneys:Alexander F. Stuart of Willoughby, Stuart, Bening & Cook; Lawrence E. Biegel of Biegel Law Firm
Case:Borjon Auto Center King City, Inc. v. Sentry Select Ins. Co.
Type:Breach of Contract, Insurance Bad Faith, Property Damage, Commercial Litigation, Fire Damage
46
Amount:$8,632,743.00
Attorneys:Gregory W. Smith, Diana W. Wells of Law Offices of Gregory W. Smith
Case:Dooros, et al. v. City of Los Angeles
Type:Hostile Work Environment, Retaliation, Constructive Discharge, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
47
Amount:$8,500,000.00
Attorneys:Scott E. Spell of Law Office of Scott E. Spell; Michelle Iarusso of Iarusso & Dagher; John S. Levitt of Soltman, Levitt, Flaherty & Wattles LLP; Thomas M. Dempsey of Law Offices of Thomas M. Dempsey
Case:Hatcher, et al. v. Powel, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Negligent Maintenance, Contractor Negligence, Gross Negligence, DUI, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
48
Amount:$8,463,833.00
Attorneys:Sagi Schwartzberg, Michael J. Luther of Schwartzberg Luther, APC
Case:Lopez v. National General Assurance Co.
Type:Breach of Contract, Insurance Bad Faith, Property Damage, Commercial Litigation, Arson, Fire Damage
49
Amount:$8,115,000.00
Attorneys:Alan Romero of Romero Law, APC
Case:Rodriguez v. County of Los Angeles
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Hostile Work Environment, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Workplace Harassment, Wrongful Demotion
50
Amount:$7,844,253.00
Attorneys:Timothy J. Harris, Stephen P. Soskin of Charlston, Revich & Wollitz LLP
Case:Fireman's Fund Ins. Co. v. Triton Subs, Inc., et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Indemnity, Property Damage, Subrogation, Commercial Litigation
51
Amount:$7,680,460.00
Attorneys:Gibbs C. Henderson, Gary M. Paul, Erin M. Wood of Waters, Kraus & Paul
Case:Kline v. Zimmer Inc.
Type:Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Defective Product, Defective Medical Device, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability, Design Defect
52
Amount:$7,020,000.00
Attorneys:Gary A. Dordick of Dordick Law Corporation; Carney R. Shegerian of Shegerian & Associates, Inc.
Case:Hadsell v. City of Baldwin Park
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Gender Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Workplace Harassment
53
Amount:$6,480,495.00
Attorneys:John H. Gomez, Jessica T. Sizemore, Kayla N. Lynk of Gomez Trial Attorneys
Case:H.D., Pro Ami v. Omni La Costa Resort & Spa L.L.C.
Type:Personal Injury, Burn Injury, Negligent Training, Restaurant Negligence, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability
54
Amount:$6,405,547.00
Attorneys:Alex J. Remick, Joseph Kaneda, Charles R. Fenton of Fenton Grant Mayfield Kaneda & Litt LLP
Case:Grande South Homeowners v. Starline Windows Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Warranty, Class Action, Commercial Litigation
55
Amount:$6,206,945.00
Attorneys:Ricardo Echeverria, Charles Mayr of Shernoff Bidart Echeverria LLP; Mike F. O'Brien of Law Offices of Mike F. O'Brien
Case:Dotson v. Aacres, LLC
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Negligent Supervision, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Breach of Duty of Care, Negligent Training, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Single-Vehicle Accident, Catastrophic Injury
56
Amount:$6,180,000.00
Attorneys:Steven D. Archer, Paul R. Kiesel, D. Bryan Garcia of Kiesel Law LLP; Hamilton E. Arendsen, Joseph C. Cane, Jr. of Arendsen Cane Molnar LLP
Case:Hazard v. Vehicle Effects, et al.
Type:Breach of Warranty, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Defective Product, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability, Single-Vehicle Accident, Faulty Workmanship
57
Amount:$6,130,767.00
Attorneys:Andrew F. Kim, Rebecca J. Riley of Kim Riley Law
Case:Brees v. Moradi
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Fraud, Fraudulent Concealment, Intentional Tort, Intentional Misrepresentation, Commercial Litigation, Failure to Disclose
58
Amount:$6,126,000.00
Attorneys:Kevin R. Boyle, Andrew P. Owen, Brian J. Panish, Matthew J. Stumpf of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP
Case:HSU v. R & P Food Processing Inc. et al.
Type:Car Accident, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Brain Injury, Negligent Hiring, Negligent Training, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Negligent Retention
59
Amount:$6,103,822.00
Attorneys:Todd S. Bissell, Travis Bissell of Bissell Law Corporation
Case:Sheley v. California Highway Patrol
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
60
Amount:$6,001,599.00
Attorneys:Kenneth H. Yoon, Stephanie E. Yasuda, Brian G. Lee of Law Office of Kenneth H. Yoon; Brian J. Mankin, Peter J. Carlson of Fernandez & Lauby LLP; G. Samuel Cleaver of Law Offices of G. Samuel Cleaver
Case:Hamilton et al. v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
61
Amount:$5,750,000.00
Attorneys:Kyle J. Scott of Kyle Scott Law, PLC; Keith J. Bruno of Carpenter, Zuckerman & Rowley, LLP
Case:K.R., Pro Ami v. Long Beach Unified School District, et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, School Safety, Trip & Fall, Brain Injury, Denial of Medical Care, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
62
Amount:$5,661,173.00
Attorneys:Brett J. Schreiber of Thorsnes Bartolotta McGuire; Ilan Heimanson of Heimanson & Wolf, LLP
Case:Collins v. Barragan, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Head-on Collision, Negligent Tort
63
Amount:$5,447,664.00
Attorneys:Joel Krissman of Krissman & Silver LLP
Case:Peterson v. City of Long Beach
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Negligent Tort, Admiralty Law, Jones Act, Maritime Injury
64
Amount:$5,352,493.00
Attorneys:Quinton B. Cutlip, Christopher B. Dolan, Megan R. Irish, Dianna L. Albini of Dolan Law Firm PC
Case:Castro v. Edwards, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Brain Injury, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
65
Amount:$5,332,215.00
Attorneys:H. Gavin Long of Bisnar Chase, LLP; Reza Torkzadeh of The Torkzadeh Law Firm
Case:Diaz v. Gau
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort
66
Amount:$5,317,162.00
Attorneys:J. Bernard Alexander, III of Alexander Krakow + Glick LLP; Natasha R. Chesler, Timothy B. McCaffrey of Chesler McCaffrey LLP
Case:Carter v. Federal Express Corp.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Accommodate
67
Amount:$5,310,021.00
Attorneys:S. Edmond El Dabe, Jonathan M. Ritter of Eldabe | Ritter Trial Lawyers
Case:Shui v. B.R. & Sons, et al.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Training, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Single-Vehicle Accident
68
Amount:$5,000,000.00
Attorneys:Nathan Goldberg, Dolores Y. Leal, Gloria Allred, Renee Mochkatel of Allred, Maroko & Goldberg
Case:Reeves v. Hologram USA Inc., et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Hostile Work Environment, Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment, Constructive Discharge, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Workplace Harassment, Sexual Battery
69
Amount:$4,941,071.00
Attorneys:Michael G. Marderosian, Heather S. Cohen of Marderosian & Cohen
Case:Jordan v. Wonderful Citrus Packing, LLC
Type:Defamation, Labor & Employment, Negligent Tort, Reputational Harm, Libel
70
Amount:$4,750,000.00
Attorneys:Dale K. Galipo, Eric Valenzuela of Law Offices of Dale K. Galipo; William L. Schmidt, Jeffrey W. Eisinger of William L. Schmidt, Attorney at Law, P.C.
Case:Estate of Casillas v. The City of Fresno, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Government Negligence, Wrongful Death, Gunshot Wound, Intentional Tort, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
71
Amount:$4,738,369.00
Attorneys:Lawrence Grassini, Lars C. Johnson, Roland G. Wrinkle, Robert B. Reagan Jr. of Grassini & Wrinkle
Case:Estate of Knopp v. City of Los Angeles, et al.
Type:Bicycle Accident, Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort
72
Amount:$4,662,905.00
Attorneys:Philip W. Boesch, Jr., Annie Ksadzhikyan of Boesch Law Group
Case:Greco, et al. v. Cecola, et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Fraud, Fraud in the Inducement, Tortious Interference, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
73
Amount:$4,603,000.00
Attorneys:Sanford L. Michelman, Robert D. Estrin, Peter L. Steinman, Mona Z. Hanna, Todd H. Stitt of Michelman & Robinson LLP
Case:Western Air Charter Inc. v. Schembari
Type:Breach of Contract, Tortious Interference, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
74
Amount:$4,532,436.00
Attorneys:James R. Murphy, Jr., John D. Barron of James R. Murphy, A Law Corporation
Case:Williams v. Rivera, et al.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Work Accident, Multi-Vehicle Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
75
Amount:$4,397,716.00
Attorneys:Jonathan A. George, Samuel I. Iola, Michael Connett of Waters, Kraus & Paul
Case:Vanni, et al. v. AMF Bowling Centers, Inc., et al.
Type:Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Wrongful Death, Defective Product, Mesothelioma, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
76
Amount:$4,135,575.00
Attorneys:Dale F. Kinsella, Amber H. Melius of Kinsella Weitzman Iser Kump & Aldisert LLP
Case:Seiden v. Bernstein
Type:Breach of Contract, Fraud, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation, Promissory Estoppel
77
Amount:$4,072,402.00
Attorneys:Justin O. Walker, Jared A. Veliz of Walker Law, PC
Case:Qiu v. Three Rivers Provider Network, Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract, Retaliation, Unfair Business Practices, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress
78 (tie)
Amount:$4,000,000.00
Attorneys:John H. Scott, Lizabeth de Vries of Scott Law Firm; Izaak D. Schwaiger of Schwaiger Law
Case:Estate of Wroth v. City of Rohnert Park
Type:Assault & Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Government Negligence, Wrongful Death, Intentional Tort, Police Brutality, Failure to Train, Police Misconduct, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
78 (tie)
Amount:$4,000,000.00
Attorneys:Michael A. Kelly, Douglas S. Saeltzer, Doris Cheng of Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger
Case:Estate of Alvarez v. Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transit Authority
Type:Bicycle Accident, Bus Accident, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Single-Vehicle Accident
79
Amount:$3,900,000.00
Attorneys:Justin K. Strassburg, William R. Gilmore, Adam R. Lugo of Strassburg, Gilmore & Wei, LLP
Case:Estate of Green v. Healthcare Services Inc., et al.
Type:Medical Malpractice, Negligent Supervision, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Failure to Treat, Breach of Duty of Care, Negligent Tort
80
Amount:$3,800,000.00
Attorneys:Daniel Rodriguez, Chantal A. Trujillo, Danay Gonzalez of Rodriguez & Associates; John A. Tello of Law Office of John Tello
Case:Cleveland v. Taft Union High School District
Type:Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, School Safety, Negligent Security, Gunshot Wound, Negligent Tort
81
Amount:$3,792,382.00
Attorneys:Jeffrey S. Hood, Michael R. Kiesling, Michelle J. Wells of Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP
Case:Ledcor Construction Inc. v. Constructure Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract, Commercial Litigation
82
Amount:$3,758,232.00
Attorneys:Jamil L. White, Andrey Yurtsan of Louis White PC
Case:Galyardt v. Specialized Loan Servicing LLC
Type:Breach of Contract, Deceptive Trade Practices, Fraud, Fraudulent Concealment, Negligent Misrepresentation, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation, Real Estate, Negligent Tort, Bad Faith
83
Amount:$3,691,482.00
Attorneys:Patrick Joseph D'Arcy of Patrick J. D'Arcy, APLC
Case:Rosen v. Bryant
Type:Conspiracy, Fraud, Fraudulent Conveyance, Negligent Supervision, Unfair Business Practices, Conversion, Intentional Tort, Intentional Misrepresentation, Negligent Hiring, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Negligent Retention
84
Amount:$3,559,000.00
Attorneys:Eugene G. Iredale, Grace Jun of Iredale and Yoo, APC
Case:Boy v. Zimmer Inc., et al.
Type:Defamation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Slander, Reputational Harm
85 (tie)
Amount:$3,500,000.00
Attorneys:Reza Torkzadeh, Shelly Raiszadeh of The Torkzadeh Law Firm; Torsten Bassell, Nicole H. Lari-Joni of Lari-Joni & Bassell, LLP
Case:Townsend v. Olivo
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
85 (tie)
Amount:$3,500,000.00
Attorneys:Gerald L. Sauer, Amir A. Torkamani of Sauer & Wagner LLP
Case:Baral v. Schnitt
Type:Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Intentional Tort, Constructive Fraud
85 (tie)
Amount:$3,500,000.00
Attorneys:Jamil L. White, Andrey Yurtsan of Louis White PC
Case:Nicholls v. Eskaton Properties, Inc., et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Trip & Fall, Negligent Tort
86
Amount:$3,490,346.00
Attorneys:Eric J. Dubin of Dubin Law Firm; Annee Della Donna of Law Offices of Annee Della Donna
Case:Tanoos v. Tarzana Treatment Centers Inc.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Fall, Negligent Maintenance, Inadequate Care, Negligent Tort
87
Amount:$3,464,288.00
Attorneys:Raymond D. McElfish of McElfish Law Firm; Sandeep G. Agarwal, Bob B. Khakshooy of Law Offices of Bob B. Khakshooy (California Attorney Group)
Case:Qaadir v. Figueroa and Pacifica Trucking
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
88
Amount:$3,375,205.00
Attorneys:Bobby Saadian, Colin M. Jones, Daniel B. Miller of Wilshire Law Firm; Jesse B. Chrisp of Law Offices of J. Chrisp
Case:Orrin v. Sundaralingam
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
89
Amount:$3,328,842.00
Attorneys:Joseph H. Low IV of The Law Firm of Joseph H. Low IV; Alaa A. Yasin of Dordick Law Corporation
Case:Bibbie v. A-Quality Transport LLC, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
90
Amount:$3,321,900.00
Attorneys:Michael D. Mortenson, Andrew S. Gahan of Mortenson Taggart LLP; Karla J. Kraft, Katie Beaudin of Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth, PC; Caitlin C. Blanche of K&L Gates LLP
Case:Bingham v. Scott
Type:Fraud, Property Rights, Conversion, Intentional Tort, Elder Financial Abuse, Elder Abuse
91
Amount:$3,300,000.00
Attorneys:Edward D. Chapin of Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP; Allison H. Goddard of Patterson Law Group (CA)
Case:Burns v. San Diego State University, et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Bad Faith
92
Amount:$3,288,721.00
Attorneys:Jonathan J. Dunn, Andrew C. Harris of SMTD Law LLP (Salamirad, Morrow, Timpane & Dunn LLP)
Case:Clark Bros. Inc. v. North Edwards Water District
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Warranty, Commercial Litigation, Bad Faith
93
Amount:$3,223,949.00
Attorneys:Caspar Jivalagian, Aaron S. Turchin of KJT Law Group, LLP
Case:Libaryan v. Aero Port Services Inc.
Type:Business Liability, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Fall, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
94
Amount:$3,065,000.00
Attorneys:Arya Rhodes, Alan I. Schimmel, Michael W. Parks of Schimmel & Parks APLC
Case:Hernandez v. VMS Auto Body Collision Center Inc.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Hostile Work Environment, Race Discrimination, Unpaid Wages, Wrongful Termination, Wage & Hour Violation, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Workplace Harassment
95
Amount:$3,005,000.00
Attorneys:Garo Mardirossian, Adam L. Feit of Mardirossian & Associates Inc.
Case:Estate of Munoz v. Morales, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Entrustment, Gross Negligence, DUI, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Single-Vehicle Accident
96
Amount:$3,000,429.00
Attorneys:Venus Burns, Michael T. Reid of Weitz & Luxenberg
Case:Groves v. D.W. Nicholson Corp.
Type:Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Defective Product, Mesothelioma, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
97
Amount:$3,000,000.00
Attorneys:Darren M. Harris of Harris Grombchevsky LLP
Case:Schroeder v. Police Officer Parcher, et al.
Type:Assault & Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Personal Injury, Intentional Tort, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct
98
Amount:$2,988,860.00
Attorneys:Eric V. Traut of Traut Firm; Daniel S. Robinson of Robinson Calcagnie Inc.
Case:Gough v. Belcher
Type:Personal Injury, Work Accident, Negligent Tort
99
Amount:$2,800,000.00
Attorneys:Michael A. Kahn of Capes, Sokol, Goodman & Sarachan, P.C.
Case:Gray v. Perry, et al.
Type:Copyright Infringement, Intellectual Property Infringement, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
100
Amount:$2,759,166.00
Attorneys:Greyson M. Goody, Brandon J. Simon, Robert T. Simon, Siannah Collado Boutte of The Simon Law Group, LLP; Timothy R. Vrastil of Bish Law; Raquel Cruz, Jeffrey R. Billings of Law Offices of Larry H. Parker, Inc.
Case:Garcia v. Rowe
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior

* This and other lists of plaintiff jury verdicts, in our publication, may occasionally include a small number of counter- and/or cross-plaintiff verdicts.

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