Top 50 Verdicts in Colorado in 2019

Top 50 Verdicts in Colorado in 2019We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 50 plaintiff jury verdicts* obtained in Colorado in the year 2019. The list is comprised of various case types that were tried either in state or federal courts of Colorado.

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1
Amount: $54,477,968.00
Attorneys: Stuart Mann, Joshua Maximon of Mann & Maximon, LLC
Case: Suydam v. LFI Fort Pierce, et al.
Type: Bicycle Accident, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Hiring, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Single-Vehicle Accident, Quadriplegia
2
Amount: $14,650,000.00
Attorneys: Thomas D. Leland, Maxwell N. Shaffer, Josh H. Roberts, Peter P. Hargitai, Laura B. Renstrom of Holland & Knight LLP
Case: Dream Finders Homes LLC, et al. v. Weyerhaeuser NR Co.
Type: Deceptive Trade Practices, Fraudulent Concealment, Negligent Misrepresentation, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Defective Product, Consumer Protection, Intentional Tort, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
3
Amount: $5,125,000.00
Attorneys: Richard L. Eddington of Eddington Law Firm, LLC; Kristopher L. Hammond of Klauzer & Tremaine, LLC
Case: Anderson v. Trappeur's Crossing Condo. Assoc.
Type: Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Fall, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
4
Amount: $3,033,678.00
Attorneys: David S. Woodruff, Henry R. Miniter of Wahlberg, Woodruff, Nimmo & Sloane L.L.P.
Case: Chifalo v. Parkview Medical Ctr., Inc.
Type: Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Failure to Treat, Premature Discharge, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Failure to Test, Paralysis Injury
5
Amount: $2,995,004.00
Attorneys: David A. Lane, Eleanor K. Wedum, Eudoxie Dickey of Killmer, Lane & Newman, LLP
Case: O’Neal v. Beicker, et al.
Type: Excessive Force, Personal Injury, False Arrest, Intentional Tort, First Amendment Violation, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Unreasonable Search & Seizure, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
6
Amount: $1,991,619.00
Attorneys: Bradley P. Pollock of Bell & Pollock, PC; Scott P. Landry of Landry Law P.C.
Case: Ekberg, et al. v. Ekberg
Type: Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Conspiracy, Fraud, Intentional Tort, Civil Theft
7
Amount: $1,789,883.00
Attorneys: Loren M. Brown of Ciancio Ciancio Brown P.C.
Case: David v. Foothills Energy Services, Inc., et al.
Type: Property Damage, Nuisance, Real Estate, Trespass, Negligent Tort
8
Amount: $1,657,425.00
Attorneys: R. Keith Fuicelli, Jessica J. Cash, Krislene Lorenz of Fuicelli & Lee, P.C.
Case: Mcphillips v. Phillips
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
9
Amount: $1,567,000.00
Attorneys: Jason B. Wesoky, D.J. Marcus of Darling Milligan PC
Case: Acierno v. Park View Village, LLC
Type: Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip & Fall, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
10
Amount: $1,405,000.00
Attorneys: Murray Ogborn, Michael P. Cross of Ogborn Mihm, LLP
Case: Andre v. American Blue Ribbon Holdings, LLC
Type: Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip & Fall, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
11
Amount: $1,380,745.00
Attorneys: Patrick D. Tooley of Dill Dill Carr Stonbraker & Hutchings, P.C.; Lawrence P. Schaefer, Bert Black of Schaefer Halleen L.L.C.
Case: Bell v. Sorin CRM USA, inc.
Type: Fraud in the Inducement, Fraudulent Concealment, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
12
Amount: $1,200,000.00
Attorneys: Andrew P. Bridges, Jedediah Wakefield, Todd R. Gregorian, Eric B. Young of Fenwick & West LLP; Ronald P. Slates of Ronald P. Slates, P.C.
Case: Giganews Inc. v. Perfect 10 Inc.
Type: Fraud, Fraudulent Conveyance, Misrepresentation, Intentional Tort
13
Amount: $1,050,000.00
Attorneys: Nicholas D. Thompson of The Moody Law Firm Inc.
Case: Fresquez v. BNSF Railway Co.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
14
Amount: $1,043,000.00
Attorneys: Ralph G. Torres of Law Office of Ralph G. Torres
Case: Casias v. Raytheon Co.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Constructive Discharge, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Wrongful Demotion
15
Amount: $945,000.00
Attorneys: Giorgia B. Turpen, J. Kyle Bachus, Claire F. Soto (Poundstone) of Bachus & Schanker, LLC
Case: Langley v. Van Eaton, et al.
Type: Bicycle Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Single-Vehicle Accident
16
Amount: $933,107.00
Attorneys: Marco F. Bendinelli, S. Paige Singleton, Jared J. Mazzei, Jessica L. Schlatter of Bendinelli Law Firm, P.C
Case: Djukic v. Murphy
Type: Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Brain Injury, Fall, Landlord-Tenant, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
17
Amount: $915,800.00
Attorneys: James E. Puga, Alex R. Wilschke, Molly Lee Greenblatt of Leventhal Puga Braley P.C.
Case: Hayes v. Campbell
Type: Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Surgical Error, Negligent Tort
18
Amount: $850,000.00
Attorneys: W. Joseph Lapham II of Lapham Law Firm L.L.C.; Joshua D. Stoll of Stoll Law Firm L.L.C.; Jonathan Stine of The Paul Wilkinson Law Firm, LLC
Case: Estate of Beard v. Wright
Type: Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Failure to Treat, Failure to Refer, Negligent Tort, Failure to Test
19
Amount: $768,535.00
Attorneys: Alan D. Sweetbaum, Carin J. Ramirez of Sweetbaum Sands Anderson PC
Case: Vista Highlands LLC v. Kevamra LLC
Type: Breach of Contract, Unjust Enrichment, Commercial Litigation
20
Amount: $750,000.00
Attorneys: Matthew S. Martin of Law Office of Matthew Scott Martin L.L.C.
Case: Estate of Arellano v. Thode
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Head-on Collision, Negligent Tort
21
Amount: $705,885.00
Attorneys: Thomas J. Tomazin of Tomazin, Hillyard & Clor, LLP
Case: Barraza v. Tobkin, et al.
Type: Dental Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Failure to Treat, Failure to Refer, Negligent Tort
22
Amount: $680,000.00
Attorneys: Charlotte N. Sweeney, Ariel B. DeFazio of Sweeney & Bechtold, LLC
Case: Gonzales v. University of Colorado
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
23
Amount: $600,000.00
Attorneys: Sam Cannon of Cannon Law (CO)
Case: Seiwald v. Flores
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort
24
Amount: $583,040.00
Attorneys: Richard J. Banta of Law Office of Richard J. Banta P.C.; Arthur B. Walsh of Arthur B. Walsh LLC
Case: Bockar v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Type: Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Fall, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
25
Amount: $566,177.00
Attorneys: Michael O’Brien Keating, Melissa A. Hailey of Keating Wagner Polidori Free P.C.
Case: Tobin v. Hargreaves
Type: Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Fall, Negligent Tort
26
Amount: $550,800.00
Attorneys: Donald M. Ostrander, Joel M. Spector of Hamre, Rodriguez, Ostrander & Dingess, P.C.
Case: Sequoia Cone Trust v. Zuckerman
Type: Property Damage, Intentional Tort, Trespass
27
Amount: $475,000.00
Attorneys: Brian D. Smith of Brian D. Smith P.C.
Case: Brandt, et al. v. Honnecke, et al.
Type: Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement, Commercial Litigation
28
Amount: $451,666.00
Attorneys: Ross I. Ziev of Wahlberg, Woodruff, Nimmo & Sloane L.L.P.
Case: Grace-Grove v. Cyrus, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
29
Amount: $448,000.00
Attorneys: Sean M. Dormer, Kevin C. Harpring of Dormer Harpring, LLC
Case: Aryeetey v. Gonzales, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort
30
Amount: $352,223.00
Attorneys: Nicholas H. Ores of Nicholas H. Ores, Attorney At Law
Case: KKCOP v. Walsh Constr., Inc., et al.
Type: Breach of Contract, Commercial Litigation
31
Amount: $345,000.00
Attorneys: Jason D. Levy of Cook, Bradford & Levy, LLC
Case: Roth v. GEICO
Type: Breach of Contract, Car Accident, Insurance Bad Faith, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Uninsured Motorist
32
Amount: $288,000.00
Attorneys: Sandra L. Hagen, Robert D. Wilhite of Sawaya, Rose, McClure & Wilhite, P.C.
Case: Comstock v. Tom Calabrese Trucking, Inc.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Multi-Vehicle Accident, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
33
Amount: $287,900.00
Attorneys: Kenneth J. Shakeshaft, Joseph M. Gorman of Shakeshaft & Gorman Law Firm L.L.P.
Case: Snow v. Gulfside Supply, Inc., et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
34
Amount: $250,000.00
Attorneys: Duncan Griffiths of Griffiths Law P.C.
Case: Hampers, et al. v. Window Wear, LLC, et al.
Type: Breach of Contract, Commercial Litigation
35
Amount: $240,397.00
Attorneys: Christopher Light of Light & Miller, LLP
Case: Johnson v. Morris
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Property Damage, Emotional Distress, Negligent Tort
36
Amount: $239,913.00
Attorneys: Stephen H. Cook of Cook, Bradford & Levy, LLC
Case: Windt v. Becerril, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
37
Amount: $207,881.00
Attorneys: Paul M. Grant of Cunningham Swaim, LLP
Case: Norman v. Howard
Type: Personal Injury, Emotional Distress, Negligent Tort, Skiing Accident
38
Amount: $203,272.00
Attorneys: Robert E. Caldwell Jr. of Sawaya, Rose, McClure & Wilhite, P.C.
Case: Stogsdill v. Rucobo-Gordillo
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
39
Amount: $200,000.00
Attorneys: Mark J. Malone, Wadi Muhaisen of Muhaisen & Muhaisen LLC
Case: Teran v. Regional Transportation District, et al.
Type: Bus Accident, Personal Injury, Fall, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
40
Amount: $177,114.00
Attorneys: George J. Nichols III of George J. Nichols III, P.C.
Case: Zavala, et al. v. Aguilar, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Underinsured Motorist, DUI
41
Amount: $150,030.00
Attorneys: Jerome M. Reinan, Jordana Griff Gingrass of Law Offices of J.M. Reinan P.C.
Case: Bugby, et al. v. Coleman, et al.
Type: Conspiracy, Defamation, Economic Loss, Intentional Tort
42
Amount: $146,000.00
Attorneys: John A. Culver, Seth J. Benezra, Adam W. Ray of Benezra & Culver P.C.
Case: Fisher v. City and County of Denver
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Gender Discrimination, Retaliation, Tortious Interference, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress
43
Amount: $136,000.00
Attorneys: Joshua Robnett of Melat Law P.C.
Case: Duran v. Farmers Ins. Exchange
Type: Breach of Contract, Car Accident, Insurance Bad Faith, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Underinsured Motorist
44
Amount: $122,375.00
Attorneys: Sean M. Dormer, Kevin C. Harpring of Dormer Harpring, LLC
Case: Schultz v. Landeverde
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Multi-Vehicle Accident, Negligent Tort
45
Amount: $110,344.00
Attorneys: Jason W. Jordan, Lars F. Bergstrom of Jordan, Herington & Rowley (Jordan Law)
Case: Skinger v. Weld County Sheriff’s Department, et al.
Type: Bicycle Accident, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Emotional Distress, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Single-Vehicle Accident, Emergency Vehicle Accident
46
Amount: $100,500.00
Attorneys: J. Kyle Bachus, John J. Duguay, J. Howard Thigpen of Bachus & Schanker, LLC
Case: T.S., Pro Ami v. Yochum Pharm.D., et al.
Type: Personal Injury, Pharmacy Malpractice, Brain Injury, Overmedication, Emotional Distress, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
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Note: Verdicts below $100,000 have not been included to the list.

* 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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