Top 10 Wrongful Death Verdicts in Texas in 2019

Top 10 Wrongful Death Verdicts in Texas in 2019We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 10 wrongful death verdicts obtained in Texas in the year 2019. The list is comprised of various case types that were tried either in state or federal courts of Texas.

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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: $36,240,000.00
Attorneys: Gregory L. Gowan, Luis Alberto Elizondo of Gowan Elizondo LLP; Douglas A. Allison of Law Office of Douglas Allison
Case: Enriquez, et al. v. Lasko Products, Inc, et al.
Type: Product Liability, Wrongful Death, Burn Injury, Defective Product, Strict Liability, Smoke Inhalation, Fire Damage
2
Amount: $33,000,000.00
Attorneys: R. Blake Brunkenhoefer of Brunkenhoefer, P.C.; John B. Gsanger of The Ammons Law Firm LLP
Case: Munoz, et al. v. DGJ Transport, Inc., et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Product Liability, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Defective Product, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
3
Amount: $20,000,000.00
Attorneys: Charla G. Aldous, Brent Walker, Caleb M. Miller of Aldous \ Walker LLP
Case: Becker v. Greyhound Bus Lines, et al.
Type: Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Mass Transit Accident, Single-Vehicle Accident
4
Amount: $18,000,000.00
Attorneys: Robert C. Hilliard, John B. Martinez, John C. Duff of Hilliard Martinez Gonzales L.L.P.
Case: Marez, et al. v. Rodriguez Trucking, et al.
Type: Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Premises Liability, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Workplace Safety, Wrongful Death, Fall, Negligent Tort
5
Amount: $9,360,000.00
Attorneys: David C. Wenholz, Sean B. Swords of Wenholz Dow P.C.
Case: Membreno v. City of Austin, et al.
Type: Construction Accident, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Wrongful Death, Electrical Injury, Negligent Maintenance, Utility Negligence, Negligent Tort
6
Amount: $6,450,000.00
Attorneys: Eloy E. Gaitan, Steven J. Kherkher, Cesar Tavares, Jim S. Hart, Kevin C. Haynes of Williams Hart Boundas Easterby, LLP
Case: Galindo, et al. v. Great Southwestern Construction, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
7
Amount: $5,000,000.00
Attorneys: Timothy D. Riley of Riley Law Firm
Case: Estate of Acebo v. Abbott Vascular Inc.
Type: Failure to Warn, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Product Liability, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Defective Product, Negligent Training, Defective Medical Device, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Design Defect
8
Amount: $3,620,000.00
Attorneys: Randell C. Roberts, Justin C. Roberts, Frank D. Weedon of Roberts & Roberts
Case: Davis, et al. v Thurston, Owens & Newman, LLC
Type: Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Premises Liability, Work Accident, Wrongful Death, Electrical Injury, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
9
Amount: $2,025,000.00
Attorneys: Russ M. Brudner of Laminack, Pirtle, & Martines LLP; J. Paul Nelson of Nelson Law Office
Case: Turner v. Basic Energy Services L.P.
Type: Dangerous Condition, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Wrongful Death, Equipment Malfunction, Negligent Tort
10
Amount: $684,000.00
Attorneys: Tommy R. Hastings, Gregory L. Feste of Hastings Law Firm
Case: Estate of Alvarado v. Prabhugouda B. Patil, et al.
Type: Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Failure to Treat, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior

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