Top 50 Motor Vehicle Accident Verdicts in Florida in 2019

Top 50 Motor Vehicle Accident Verdicts in Florida in 2019We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 50 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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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
21
Amount: $2,899,879.00
Attorneys: David M. Carter, Sean A. Mickley, Dane R. Ullian, Jason L. Odom of Gould Cooksey Fennell, P.A.
Case: Lehr v. Dace, et al.
Type: Breach of Contract, Car Accident, Insurance Bad Faith, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Underinsured Motorist, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
22
Amount: $2,531,667.00
Attorneys: Andrew B. Pickett of Andrew Pickett Law, PLLC
Case: Knapp v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Ins. Co., et al.
Type: Breach of Contract, Car Accident, Insurance Bad Faith, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Uninsured Motorist, Negligent Tort
23
Amount: $2,181,631.00
Attorneys: Zane Berg, Bryan S. Hofeld, Cristina Sabbagh of Schlesinger Law Offices, PA
Case: Mitchell v. Anderson
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
24
Amount: $2,164,942.00
Attorneys: Denise M. Stocker, Michelline H. Ruth, Joe H. Wade, II, William W. Kurtz Jr. of Law Offices of Ronald E. Sholes, P.A.
Case: Teague v. Reynolds, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Dangerous Instrumentality
25
Amount: $2,127,866.00
Attorneys: Damian B. Mallard, Alan L. Perez of Mallard Law Firm P.A.; Celene Humphries, Thomas J. Seider of Brannock & Humphries
Case: Reichenbach v. Cassidy
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
26
Amount: $2,059,274.00
Attorneys: Esther Zaretsky, Abraham “Max” Zaretsky of Zaretsky Law Group
Case: Estate of Llera v. JV Clubs, Inc., et al.
Type: Car Accident, Dram Shop Liability, Motor Vehicle Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Hiring, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Single-Vehicle Accident
27
Amount: $1,952,679.00
Attorneys: Michelline H. Ruth, Ryan E. Thompson, Joe Harrison Wade II, Alexander D. Nobregas, Megan Russo of Law Offices of Ronald E. Sholes, P.A.
Case: Aboukhodr v. Roche
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
28
Amount: $1,724,941.46
Attorneys: Fraz Ahmed, Janeen M. Kirch of Coker Law; Robert F. Kulik of Kulik Law Firm, P.A.
Case: Sperry v. Sherry Wilson, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Multi-Vehicle Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Dangerous Instrumentality
29
Amount: $1,667,000.00
Attorneys: Mark E. Calvin, Mark L. Rosenberg of Rosenberg & Calvin; Fraz Ahmed, David C. Thompson , Janeen M. Kirch of Coker Law
Case: Smith v. NPC International Inc.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
30
Amount: $1,615,051.00
Attorneys: Jeffrey R. Bankston, M. Jesse Stern of Buschman, Ahern, Persons & Bankston; Eric S. Block, Caitlin O'Donnell of Morgan & Morgan, PA
Case: Whitcher v. Garrison Property and Casualty Ins. Co.
Type: Breach of Contract, Car Accident, Insurance Bad Faith, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Underinsured Motorist, Brain Injury, Multi-Vehicle Accident, Negligent Tort
31
Amount: $1,411,000.00
Attorneys: Jack J. Fine, Julie Aleve Fine, Cherie H. Fine of Fine, Farkash & Parlapiano, P.A.
Case: McFly v. University of Florida Bd. of Trs.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Dangerous Instrumentality, Single-Vehicle Accident
32
Amount: $1,392,232.00
Attorneys: Victoria L. Olds, Lonniell Olds of Olds & Stephens P.A.
Case: Mickens v. Castillo
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Work Accident, DUI, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
33
Amount: $1,391,000.00
Attorneys: Michael Schwebel, Joseph P. Henn of Zimmerman & Frachtman, P.A.
Case: Alfonso v. Sunrise Transportation, Inc.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
34
Amount: $1,208,000.00
Attorneys: Sumeet Kaul of Morgan & Morgan, PA
Case: Levine, et al. v. Perry, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Uninsured Motorist, Negligent Tort
35
Amount: $1,170,361.00
Attorneys: David L. Rich, Tamara L. Klopenstein of David L. Rich P.A.
Case: Oldoni v. LM General Ins. Co.
Type: Breach of Contract, Car Accident, Insurance Bad Faith, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Underinsured Motorist
36
Amount: $1,129,762.00
Attorneys: Michael D. Marrese, Brian K. McClain of Morgan & Morgan, PA
Case: Hendrick v. Eason, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
37
Amount: $1,033,072.00
Attorneys: Michael L. Beckman of Viles & Beckman, LLC
Case: Weiler-Conrad v. Progressive Am. Ins. Co.
Type: Breach of Contract, Car Accident, Insurance Bad Faith, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Uninsured Motorist
38
Amount: $1,022,054.00
Attorneys: Steven C. Marks, Dayron Silverio of Podhurst Orseck, LLP
Case: Diaz-Silveira v. N.P., Pro Ami
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
39
Amount: $988,748.00
Attorneys: Kevin McLaughlin of Wagner McLaughlin P.A.
Case: Sainz v. Travelers Property & Casualty Company of America
Type: Breach of Contract, Car Accident, Insurance Bad Faith, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Uninsured Motorist
40
Amount: $953,000.00
Attorneys: George H. “Dutch” Anderson III, Jason P. Herman of Dan Newlin Injury Attorneys
Case: Segretto v. Allstate Fire and Casualty Ins. Co.
Type: Breach of Contract, Car Accident, Insurance Bad Faith, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Underinsured Motorist, Single-Vehicle Accident
41
Amount: $937,640.00
Attorneys: Jeffrey J. Humphries of Morgan & Morgan, PA
Case: Lall v. Allstate Indemnity Co.
Type: Breach of Contract, Car Accident, Insurance Bad Faith, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Uninsured Motorist
42
Amount: $902,400.00
Attorneys: Gregory S. Hagopian of Gallagher & Hagopian, PL
Case: Kormansek v. Sherman, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
43
Amount: $812,391.00
Attorneys: Harran E. Udell of Morgan & Morgan, PA
Case: Veraghen v. Payne
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Dangerous Instrumentality
44
Amount: $727,356.00
Attorneys: Howard C. Coker, Daniel A. Iracki, N. Joel Harris , Janeen M. Kirch of Coker Law
Case: Strickland v. Sellsteh
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort
45
Amount: $710,000.00
Attorneys: Ian G. Osur of Ian G. Osur P.A.; Susan S. Carlson, Ervin A. Gonzalez , Deborah J. Gander of Colson Hicks Eidson
Case: Kirshon v. GWB LLC, et al.
Type: Bicycle Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Dangerous Instrumentality, Single-Vehicle Accident
46
Amount: $702,167.00
Attorneys: Daniel J. Glassman, Nick G. Zissimopulos, John Kelly of Glassman & Zissimopulos, PLLC; Fraz Ahmed of Coker Law
Case: Knazick v. Bond
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
47
Amount: $700,742.00
Attorneys: Eric C. Ragatz, Joshua W. Taylor of Edwards & Ragatz, P.A.
Case: Teifer v. Danisavage
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
48
Amount: $663,840.00
Attorneys: James R. Holland II, W. Holt Harrell of Harrell & Harrell, P.A.
Case: Harper v. Winters
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Dangerous Instrumentality
49
Amount: $655,693.00
Attorneys: Adam Brum, Paul N. Gross, Leonard R. Carapella ("Lenny") of Morgan & Morgan, PA
Case: Archer v. St. Petersburg
Type: Car Accident, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort
50
Amount: $542,430.00
Attorneys: Alina M. Morros of Fiol Law Group P.A.
Case: Smith v. City of Tampa
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior

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