Top 20 Breach of Contract Verdicts in California in 2019

Top 20 Breach of Contract Verdicts in California in 2019We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 20 breach of contract 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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Note: If you have made this list (Top 20 Breach of Contract Verdicts in California in 2019) you have also made the list of Top 50 Breach of Contract Verdicts in California in 2019.

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1
Amount:$70,000,000.00
Attorneys:Alton G. Burkhalter, Daniel J. Kessler, Keith E. Butler of Burkhalter Kessler Clement & George LLP
Case:Foxcroft Productions Inc., et al v. Universal City Studios LLC
Type:Breach of Contract, Commercial Litigation
2
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
3
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
4
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
5
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
6
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
7
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
8
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
9
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
10
Amount:$6,001,599.00
Attorneys:Kenneth H. Yoon, Stephanie E. Yasuda, Brian G. Lee of Yoon Law, APC; 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
11
Amount:$4,900,000.00
Attorneys:Marion T. Hack, Raina L. Richter, John H. Conrad, Luke Nicholas Eaton of Pepper Hamilton LLP
Case:URS Corp. v. Atkinson Walsh Joint Venture
Type:Breach of Contract, Commercial Litigation
12
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
13
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
14
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
15
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
16
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
17
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
18
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
19
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
20
Amount:$2,644,079.00
Attorneys:John Stewart of Law Offices of John Stewart; Brooke M. Miller of Law Office of Brooke M. Miller
Case:Le Elegant Bath Inc. v. Precision Brass Services Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract, Fraudulent Concealment, Unfair Business Practices, Promissory Note, Intentional Tort, Fraudulent Transfer, Commercial Litigation, Bad Faith

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