Top 20 Motor Vehicle Accident Verdicts in Florida in 2019

Top 20 Motor Vehicle Accident Verdicts in Florida in 2019We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 20 motor vehicle accident 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 20 Motor Vehicle Accident Verdicts in Florida in 2019) you have also made the list of Top 50 Motor Vehicle Accident Verdicts in Florida in 2019.

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1
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
2
Amount:$30,148,619.00
Attorneys:Brandon G. Cathey, Brent G. Steinberg, Daniel Greene of Swope, Rodante P.A.
Case:Willoughby v. Ellison
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Dangerous Instrumentality
3
Amount:$19,009,802.00
Attorneys:Diego C. Asencio of Diego C. Asencio P.A.; Bradley S. Hartman of Bradley S. Hartman, P.A.
Case:Estate of Mohammed v. Morales
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Wrongful Death, DUI, Negligent Tort
4
Amount:$16,426,488.00
Attorneys:Hyram Montero, Aron J. Gibson of Montero Law Center
Case:Estate of Menendez v. Mcinturff
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort
5
Amount:$13,550,592.00
Attorneys:Steven D. Parker, Thomas S. Harmon (FL) of Harmon Parker, P.A.
Case:Estate of Hancock v. Nathe
Type:Bicycle Accident, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
6
Amount:$13,000,000.00
Attorneys:Richard K. Slinkman of Slinkman, Slinkman & Wynne, P.A.
Case:Estate of Anderson v. Estate of Adams
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort
7
Amount:$12,037,000.00
Attorneys:Wesley T. Straw, Nicole M. Ziegler, Matthew D. Emerson of Emerson Straw PL
Case:Burbano v. Short
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident, Amputation
8
Amount:$11,622,673.00
Attorneys:Joseph V. Camerlengo, Howard C. Coker, Gregg J. Anderson of Coker Law
Case:Lightfoot v. Hunt
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
9
Amount:$11,370,239.00
Attorneys:Howard C. Coker, Daniel A. Iracki, N. Joel Harris of Coker Law
Case:Noe v. Geico General Insurance Co., et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Car Accident, Insurance Bad Faith, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Uninsured Motorist
10
Amount:$10,026,616.00
Attorneys:Karen E. Terry, Jack P. Hill of Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley; Roger N. Messer of Messer & Messer Law Offices
Case:Estate of Poindexter, et al. v. Zarcharzewski, et al.
Type:Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Head-on Collision, Negligent Tort
11
Amount:$8,977,788.00
Attorneys:Mark A. Avera of Avera & Smith, LLP
Case:Estate of Wiederhold v. Domino’s Pizza, LLC
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Single-Vehicle Accident
12
Amount:$8,215,218.00
Attorneys:Timothy M. O'Brien, Jeffrey Gaddy of Levin Papantonio Thomas Mitchell Rafferty & Proctor, P.A.
Case:Ngo v. Vitro America, Inc.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Vicarious Liability, Dangerous Instrumentality
13
Amount:$7,157,820.00
Attorneys:Chrislie Lopez of Martinez Manglardi, P. A.
Case:Gomez v. Thoeni
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident
14 (tie)
Amount:$5,000,000.00
Attorneys:Robert T. Joyce of Joyce & Reyes Law Firm
Case:Portobanco v. Williams
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Property Damage, Negligent Tort
14 (tie)
Amount:$5,000,000.00
Attorneys:Mark A. Avera, Dawn M. Vallejos-Nichols, Rod W. Smith of Avera & Smith, LLP; Bennett A. Hutson of Hutson Law Firm, P.A.
Case:Barrett v. University Towing and Transport Inc., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Multi-Vehicle Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Dangerous Instrumentality
15
Amount:$4,624,466.00
Attorneys:Grant R. Gillenwater, Derrick R. Connell of Morgan & Morgan, PA
Case:Viera v. Payne, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
16
Amount:$3,832,927.00
Attorneys:Stephanie Miles, Kristen Collins of Swope, Rodante P.A.
Case:Ellis v. Trevino, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
17
Amount:$3,777,987.00
Attorneys:Eric S. Block, Ryan P. Rudd, Ady A. Goss of Morgan & Morgan, PA
Case:Amerault v. Government Employees Ins. Co.
Type:Breach of Contract, Car Accident, Insurance Bad Faith, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Uninsured Motorist, Negligent Tort
18
Amount:$3,326,771.00
Attorneys:Eric S. Block, Timothy S. Moran, Caitlin O'Donnell, Dustin E. Middleton of Morgan & Morgan, PA; Thomas J. Seider of Brannock & Humphries
Case:Goodfellow v. Esurance Insurance Co., et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Car Accident, Insurance Bad Faith, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Uninsured Motorist, Multi-Vehicle Accident, Negligent Tort
19
Amount:$3,100,000.00
Attorneys:Nicholas P. Panagakis, Lawrence Gonzalez II of Morgan & Morgan, PA
Case:Gionet v. Argos USA LLC, et al.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Dangerous Instrumentality
20
Amount:$3,019,200.00
Attorneys:Thomas E. Caldwell of Morgan & Morgan, PA
Case:Estate of Palmer v. Weller
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Property Damage, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort

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