Top 50 Breach of Contract Verdicts in California in 2019

Top 50 Breach of Contract Verdicts in California in 2019We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 50 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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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
21
Amount:$2,525,000.00
Attorneys:Richard H. Lee, Natalie Rastegari of Salisian Lee LLP; Edward E. Alon, Jonathan A. Alon of Alon LLP
Case:Missakian v. Amusement Industry Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract, Fraud, Fraud in the Inducement, Unpaid Wages, Constructive Discharge, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
22
Amount:$2,200,000.00
Attorneys:Brandon C. Fernald, Valentine Aghakhani of Fernald Law Group
Case:Liang v. Lic
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Fraud, Intentional Tort, Intentional Misrepresentation, Commercial Litigation
23
Amount:$2,045,234.00
Attorneys:Matthew T. Poelstra of Green Bryant & French, LLP
Case:Charvat v. San Diego Family Housing LLC
Type:Breach of Contract, Negligent Misrepresentation, Personal Injury, Breach of Warranty of Habitability, Nuisance, Landlord-Tenant, Emotional Distress, Negligent Tort
24
Amount:$2,000,000.00
Attorneys:Marilyn M. Smith of The Law Office of Marilyn M. Smith
Case:Glass, et al. v. Whills LLC, et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Nursing Home Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Intentional Tort, Elder Financial Abuse, Inadequate Care, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
25
Amount:$1,725,000.00
Attorneys:Michelle R. DeMason, Stephen B. Goldberg, Steven F. Spierer, Renee De Golier of Spierer, Woodward, Corbalis & Goldberg
Case:McKissock v. Kashfian
Type:Breach of Contract, Property Rights, Nuisance, Trespass
26
Amount:$1,670,427.00
Attorneys:Mani Sheik of Sheik Law Inc
Case:Martell v. Thunder Studios Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract, Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Fraud, Hostile Work Environment, Misrepresentation, Unpaid Wages, Conversion, Constructive Discharge, Labor & Employment, Intentional Misrepresentation, Workplace Harassment, Wrongful Demotion, Failure to Accommodate
27
Amount:$1,550,000.00
Attorneys:Samuel L. Bruchey, Cooper Johnson, William M. Shernoff of Shernoff Bidart Echeverria LLP
Case:Jones v. Commonwealth Land Title Ins. Co.
Type:Breach of Contract, Insurance Bad Faith
28
Amount:$1,452,206.00
Attorneys:Mark Angert , Andrew C. Myers of Solomon Ward Seidenwurm & Smith, LLP
Case:Penn Air Control Inc. v. Bilbro Construction Company
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty
29
Amount:$976,698.00
Attorneys:John S. Baker, Jill A. Gutierrez of Dorsey & Whitney LLP
Case:Calleros v. U.S. Garment LLC, et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Unpaid Wages, Constructive Discharge, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment
30
Amount:$813,336.00
Attorneys:Lincoln V. Horton of Horton Village Law Group, APC
Case:Zurich American Ins. Co. of Illinois v. First Rate Staffing Corp.
Type:Breach of Contract, Commercial Litigation
31
Amount:$611,587.00
Attorneys:Eugene Rome of Rome & Associates APC; Andrew M. McNeil of Bose McKinney & Evans
Case:Specialty Trucks Inc. v. Able Manufacturing and Assembly L.L.C.
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Warranty, Commercial Litigation, Breach of Warranty of Merchantability, Negligent Interference, Negligent Tort, Bad Faith
32
Amount:$485,373.00
Attorneys:S. Young Lim, Dennis McPhillips of Park & Lim
Case:Catwalk to Sidewalk Inc. v. Hurt-Watson
Type:Breach of Contract, Labor & Employment, Unpaid Commissions
33
Amount:$460,000.00
Attorneys:Matthew M. Mahoney, Charles E.H. Gulley, Susan F. Dent of Witham Mahoney & Abbott, LLP
Case:Carota v. Anderson
Type:Breach of Contract, Commercial Litigation
34
Amount:$450,000.00
Attorneys:R. James Amaro, Matthew A. Elwell of Amaro Law Firm; David J. Schexnaydre of Schexnaydre Law Firm, LLC
Case:Patsfield v. United Vision Logistics
Type:Breach of Contract, Fraud in the Inducement, Tortious Interference, Commercial Litigation
35
Amount:$404,671.00
Attorneys:Kevin T. Cauley, Alison K. Adelman, Kristen M. Bush of Schwartz Semerdjian Cauley & Moot
Case:McCullough Plumbing Inc. v. Halbert Construction Co. Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract, Quantum Meruit, Commercial Litigation
36
Amount:$372,000.00
Attorneys:Carolyn C. Phillips, Vincent E. Chambers of Law Offices of Carolyn C. Phillips
Case:Hilton v. Malek
Type:Breach of Contract, Fraud, Conversion, Intentional Tort, Elder Financial Abuse, Commercial Litigation
37
Amount:$345,362.00
Attorneys:Jason R. Thornton, Patrick W. McManus of Finch, Thornton & Baird, LLP
Case:McCullough Plumbing Inc. v. Halbert Construction Co. Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Warranty, Construction Defect, Commercial Litigation, Negligent Tort
38
Amount:$300,000.00
Attorneys:Joshua M. Wolff of Wolff Mascaro LLP; Alexander L. Conti, Marshall B. Mancillas of Conti Law
Case:Bold v. Yousefi
Type:Breach of Contract, Negligent Misrepresentation, Intentional Tort, Intentional Misrepresentation, Commercial Litigation, Negligent Tort
39
Amount:$271,600.00
Attorneys:Robert S. Shtofman of Law Office of Robert S. Shtofman
Case:Shtofman v. Ivoko
Type:Breach of Contract, Quantum Meruit, Commercial Litigation
40
Amount:$260,259.00
Attorneys:Michael J. Baker, Kelly C. Smith of Snell & Wilmer LLP
Case:Salsbury Engineering Inc. v. Consolidated Contracting Services Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract, Economic Loss, Property Damage, Construction Defect, Commercial Litigation, Contractor Negligence, Negligent Tort
41
Amount:$250,000.00
Attorneys:Drew H. Sherman of Adli Law Group
Case:Just Having Fun Productions Inc. v. Borden
Type:Breach of Contract, Quantum Meruit, Commercial Litigation
42
Amount:$218,285.00
Attorneys:Mark M. Scott, Joanne N. Davies, Jason E. Goldstein of Buchalter
Case:Providence Capital Funding, Inc. v. Patterson
Type:Breach of Contract, Unjust Enrichment, Misappropriation of Trade Secrets, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation, Bad Faith
43
Amount:$187,035.00
Attorneys:Kelvin J. Lo, Jonathan J. Lo, Michael Y. Lo of Lo & Lo LLP
Case:Chao v. Chhour
Type:Breach of Contract, Tortious Interference, Unfair Business Practices, Unfair Competition
44
Amount:$185,000.00
Attorneys:Robert T. Mackey, Glenn S. Goldby of Veatch Carlson, LLP
Case:Du Boise v. Zoldan
Type:Breach of Contract, Property Damage
45
Amount:$153,750.00
Attorneys:Mark R. Hartney, Melissa K. Zonne, Stacey A. Villagomez of Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP; Christopher P. Warne of Warne Law Firm, APC
Case:Brumbaugh v. Union Bank N.A.
Type:Breach of Contract, Fraud, Misrepresentation, Negligent Misrepresentation, Promissory Estoppel
46
Amount:$150,858.00
Attorneys:David Gurnick, Jessica W. Rosen, Daniella E. Rubin of Lewitt, Hackman, Shapiro, Marshall & Harlan
Case:Paasch Business Group Inc. v. Precision Airparts Support Services Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract, Unfair Business Practices, Unfair Competition, Quantum Meruit
47
Amount:$146,375.00
Attorneys:James G. Bohm of Bohm Wildish & Matsen, LLP
Case:Bohm Wildish, LLP v. Roebuck
Type:Breach of Contract, Commercial Litigation
48
Amount:$133,471.00
Attorneys:Richard A. Soll, Paul M. Mahoney of Mahoney & Soll LLP
Case:Salsbury Engineering Inc. v. Consolidated Contracting Services Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract, Quantum Meruit, Commercial Litigation
49
Amount:$111,310.00
Attorneys:Catherine Convy of Law Offices of Catherine Convy
Case:The Grossman Law Firm v. Nunley
Type:Breach of Contract, Quantum Meruit, Commercial Litigation
50
Amount:$105,886.00
Attorneys:Sepehr Daghighian, Larry S. Castruita, Erik K. Schmitt of Hackler Daghighian Martino & Novak; Lauren A. Ungs, R. Roger Kirnos, Deepak Devabose, Steve Mikhov of Knight Law Group LLP
Case:Ocana v. FCA US LLC
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Warranty, Consumer Protection, Lemon Law

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