Top 50 Personal Injury Verdicts in Florida in 2019

Top 50 Personal Injury Verdicts in Florida in 2019We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 50 personal injury 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 50 Personal Injury Verdicts in Florida in 2019) you have also made the list of Top 100 Personal Injury 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:$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
3
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
4
Amount:$32,072,166.00
Attorneys:Bruce W. Jacobus Jr. of Jacobus & Fielding
Case:Douglass v. Plowfield, et al.
Type:Construction Accident, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Contractor Negligence, Negligent Tort, Paralysis Injury
5
Amount:$30,840,015.00
Attorneys:Mark A. Avera of Avera & Smith, LLP; Donald M. Hinkle of Hinkle & Foran
Case:Faircloth v. Cantina Tallahassee, LLC, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Dram Shop Liability, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, DUI, Strict Liability, Single-Vehicle Accident
6
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
7
Amount:$20,000,000.00
Attorneys:Judd G. Rosen, Mustafa H. Dandashly of Goldberg & Rosen
Case:D.J., Pro Ami v. B.R.
Type:Assault & Battery, Personal Injury, Intentional Tort, Stabbing
8
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
9
Amount:$14,031,841.00
Attorneys:John Eric Romano of Romano Law Group
Case:Mcmanus v. Morreale, D.C.
Type:Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Failure to Treat, Lack of Informed Consent, Negligent Tort, Chiropractor Malpractice
10
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
11
Amount:$11,882,175.00
Attorneys:David Sampedro, Al Del Risco of Panter, Panter & Sampedro, P.A.
Case:Standley v. Rech
Type:Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Failure to Treat, Negligent Tort, Failure to Test
12
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
13
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
14
Amount:$9,550,000.00
Attorneys:Wilfried H. Florin of Florin Roebig
Case:Albergo v. Albergo
Type:Assault & Battery, Personal Injury, Gunshot Wound, Intentional Tort
15
Amount:$8,281,522.00
Attorneys:Brian F. LaBovick, Peter R. Hunt of LaBovick Law Group
Case:Jacobus v. Randle, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort, Catastrophic Injury
16
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
17
Amount:$8,000,000.00
Attorneys:Kenneth J. Ronan, Anthony D. Brown of Lavalle, Brown & Ronan
Case:Archibald v. GFM Operations
Type:Assault & Battery, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Security, Negligent Tort
18
Amount:$6,525,000.00
Attorneys:Bryan S. Hofeld, David E. Silverman (FL) of Schlesinger Law Offices, PA
Case:Frank v. The Celebration Source
Type:Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Fall, Failure to Inform, Failure to Train, Gross Negligence, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
19
Amount:$5,500,000.00
Attorneys:Alejandro M. Garcia, Todd L. Baker of Steinger, Greene & Feiner
Case:Dorvilier v. Boker LLC
Type:Assault & Battery, Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Security, Gunshot Wound, Negligent Tort
20
Amount:$5,200,000.00
Attorneys:Michael J. Damaso, II, Jackson W. Adams of Wooten Kimbrough Damaso & Dennis, P.A.; Peter D. Webster of Carlton Fields
Case:Lieupo v. Simon's Trucking, Inc.
Type:Business Liability, Personal Injury, Toxic Exposure, Burn Injury, Strict Liability
21 (tie)
Amount:$5,000,000.00
Attorneys:David H. Charlip of Charlip Law Group, LC; Ortavia D. Simon of Simon Law Group, P.A.
Case:Williams v. JTV Investment LLC, et al.
Type:Assault & Battery, Business Liability, Personal Injury, Negligent Security, Gunshot Wound, Negligent Tort
21 (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
21 (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
22
Amount:$4,962,600.00
Attorneys:Ryan Christopher Rodems, Brian K. McClain, Cord W. Grimes of Morgan & Morgan, PA
Case:Bennett v. Wells Pharmacy Network, LLC
Type:Personal Injury, Pharmacy Malpractice, Overmedication, Medication Error, Negligent Tort
23
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
24
Amount:$4,000,000.00
Attorneys:Julio J. Ayala of Crewmember & Maritime Advocacy Center, P.A.; Ralph O. Anderson of Ralph O. Anderson, P.A.
Case:Reis Martins v. Magical Cruise Co., Ltd.
Type:Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Failure to Treat, Negligent Tort, Admiralty Law, Jones Act
25
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
26
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
27
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
28
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
29
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
30
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
31
Amount:$2,587,000.00
Attorneys:Robert A. Chitty of Robert A. Chitty, P.A.
Case:Wiggins v. Brightview Landscape Services Inc.
Type:Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Negligent Tort
32
Amount:$2,548,283.00
Attorneys:Christopher M. Caproni, William J. McAfee of Kanner & Pintaluga P.A.
Case:Kivitt v. Lennar Homes L.L.C.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Trip & Fall, Brain Injury, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
33
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
34
Amount:$2,500,000.00
Attorneys:David A. Jagolinzer, Marc P. Kunen of The Ferraro Law Firm, P.A.
Case:Hernandez v. Union Carbide Corp.
Type:Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Mesothelioma, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability, Failure to Test
35
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
36
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
37
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
38
Amount:$2,100,000.00
Attorneys:John P. Fischer, Ian G. Ward, II of Fischer Redavid PLLC
Case:Paris v. Schumacker Recreation Co. LLC
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip & Fall, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
39
Amount:$2,084,000.00
Attorneys:Andrew L. Waks of Waks & Barnett P.A.; Philip D. Parrish of Philip D. Parrish, PA; Zachary A. Friedman of Friedman & Friedman, PA
Case:Ow Buland v. NCL (Bahamas) Ltd.
Type:Delayed Treatment, Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Admiralty Law
40
Amount:$2,076,759.00
Attorneys:Ronald David Rodman of Friedman Rodman Frank & Estrada, P.A.; Stephen S. Nuell of Nuell & Polsky
Case:Neloms v. Miami Property Group Ltd., et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Falling Object, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
41
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
42
Amount:$1,930,704.34
Attorneys:James G. Biggart II of Morgan & Morgan, PA
Case:Jenkins v. Siraji Inc.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip & Fall, Failure to Maintain, Negligent Tort
43
Amount:$1,876,060.98
Attorneys:Lake H. Lytal, III of Lytal, Reiter, Smith, Ivey & Fronrath
Case:Harvey v. Florida Power and Light Co.
Type:Falling Object, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Workplace Safety, Labor & Employment, Negligent Maintenance, Equipment Malfunction, Negligent Tort
44
Amount:$1,804,696.00
Attorneys:Nelson E. Baez of Lytal, Reiter, Smith, Ivey & Fronrath
Case:Hernandez v. G.S. Obler inc.
Type:Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Work Accident, Fall, Failure to Maintain, Failure to Supervise, Ladder Accident, Negligent Tort
45
Amount:$1,751,000.00
Attorneys:Frank A. Ashton, Kevin W. Moore of Hardesty, Tyde, Green & Ashton P.A.
Case:Kvernhaugen v. Russo, et al.
Type:Dental Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Surgical Error, Negligent Tort
46
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
47
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
48
Amount:$1,637,848.00
Attorneys:Eric S. Rosen, Todd R. Falzone of Kelley Uustal Trial Attorneys
Case:Zingaro v. Philip Morris Usa Inc., et al.
Type:Personal Injury, Product Liability, Tobacco, Defective Product, Strict Liability
49
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
50
Amount:$1,487,979.78
Attorneys:Keith R. Mitnik, Matt T. Morgan, Nicholas 'Nick' F. Russo of Morgan & Morgan, PA
Case:Fields v. Primera Owners Assoc., Inc.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Trip & Fall, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort

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