Top 10 Verdicts in Florida in 2019

Top 10 Verdicts in Florida in 2019We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 10 plaintiff jury verdicts* obtained in Florida in the year 2019. The list is comprised of various case types that were tried either in state or federal courts of Florida.

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Note: If you have made this list (Top 10 Verdicts in Florida in 2019) you have also made the list of Top 20 Verdicts in Florida 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 verdict should be on this list, please submit it to us today.

1
Amount:$740,000,000.00
Attorneys:Jeremy D. Friedman, C. David Durkee of Downs Law Group, PA
Case:Tatlici v. Tatlici
Type:Defamation, Economic Loss, Intentional Tort, Reputational Harm
2
Amount:$700,000,000.00
Attorneys:Scott W. Leeds, Channa Lloyd of The Cochran Firm
Case:Estate of Doty v. Rodriguez, et al.
Type:Assault & Battery, Conspiracy, Murder, Wrongful Death, Intentional Tort
3
Amount:$495,123,680.00
Attorneys:John M. Phillips, Kirby Johnson of Law Offices of Phillips & Hunt
Case:Estate of McCoy v. Wade, et al.
Type:Murder, Wrongful Death, Gunshot Wound, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress
4
Amount:$202,230,000.00
Attorneys:Dereck G. Capaz, Laura Turbe Capaz of Capaz Law Firm, P.A.; Andres N. Oliveros of Andres N. Oliveros, P.A.
Case:Garcia v. Espildora
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Brain Injury, Head-on Collision, DUI, Negligent Tort
5
Amount:$157,445,439.00
Attorneys:Brittany C. Barron, Steven J. Hammer, Scott P. Schlesinger, Jonathan R. Gdanski of Schlesinger Law Offices, PA
Case:Estate of Caprio v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., et al.
Type:Fraudulent Concealment, Product Liability, Tobacco, Wrongful Death, Defective Product, Intentional Tort, Strict Liability
6
Amount:$70,102,000.00
Attorneys:Marc P. Kunen, Jose L. Becerra of The Ferraro Law Firm, P.A.
Case:Thornton v. GEA Mechanical Equipment US Inc.
Type:Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Mesothelioma, Negligent Tort
7
Amount:$42,500,000.00
Attorneys:Stuart N. Ratzan, Stuart J. Weissman of Ratzan Weissman & Boldt; Edward H. Zebersky of Zebersky Payne Shaw Lewenz, LLP; John G. Crabtree of Crabtree & Auslander
Case:Estate of Gloger v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., et al.
Type:Conspiracy, Fraudulent Concealment, Product Liability, Tobacco, Wrongful Death, Defective Product, Intentional Tort, Strict Liability
8
Amount:$41,050,000.00
Attorneys:Zane Berg, Cristina Sabbagh of Schlesinger Law Offices, PA; Thomas P. Angelo, James W. Carpenter of Angelo & Banta, P.A.; Crane A. Johnstone of Johnstone Law P.A.
Case:Schnurr v. J.L. Property Owners Association Inc.
Type:Bicycle Accident, Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Tort, Catastrophic Injury, Quadriplegia
9
Amount:$40,590,990.00
Attorneys:Helio De La Torre, Lindsey Thurswell Lehr of Siegfried, Rivera, Hyman, Lerner, De La Torre, Mars & Sobel P.A.
Case:Brickellhouse Condo. Assoc. Inc. v. Brickellhouse Holding LLC
Type:Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Breach of Warranty, Construction Defect, Commercial Litigation
10
Amount:$37,005,500.00
Attorneys:Brittany C. Barron, Steven J. Hammer, Scott P. Schlesinger, Jonathan R. Gdanski of Schlesinger Law Offices, PA; Celene Humphries, Maegen Peek Luka, Thomas J. Seider of Brannock & Humphries
Case:Estate of Mahfuz v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., et al.
Type:Conspiracy, Fraudulent Concealment, Product Liability, Tobacco, Wrongful Death, Defective Product, Intentional Tort, Strict Liability

* 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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