Top 20 Verdicts in Texas in 2019

Top 20 Verdicts in Texas in 2019We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 20 plaintiff jury 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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Note: If you have made this list (Top 20 Verdicts in Texas in 2019) you have also made the list of Top 50 Verdicts in Texas in 2019.

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1
Amount:$200,000,000.00
Attorneys:Jason G. Sheasby, Lisa S. Glasser, Tony Rowles, Andrew J. Strabone, Benjamin Manzin-Monnin of Irell & Manella LLP
Case:USAA v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
Type:Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement, Commercial Litigation
2
Amount:$80,005,006.00
Attorneys:Raymond L. Thomas of Ray Thomas, PC
Case:Lozano v. JNM Express L.L.C., et al.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Brain Injury, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Gross Negligence, Negligent Tort
3
Amount:$70,200,000.00
Attorneys:Raymond L. Thomas of Ray Thomas, PC; Michael A. McGurk of Walsh, McGurk, Cordova & Nixon, PLLC; Preston E. Henrichson of Henrichson Law PLLC
Case:Sustainable Products Services, LLC v. Scrap Metal Services, LLC, et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Conspiracy, Fraud, Tortious Interference, Commercial Litigation
4
Amount:$62,235,171.00
Attorneys:Joshua C. Thomas, W. Ray Whitman, James H. Nye of Baker & Hostetler LLP
Case:Apache Corp. v. Castex Offshore Inc., et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Fraud, Fraud in the Inducement, Negligent Misrepresentation, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation, Negligent Tort
5
Amount:$59,756,223.00
Attorneys:Phillip C. Ripper, L. Brent Farney, Dennis J. Bentley, J. Hunter Morris of Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys
Case:Guerrero III v. Pena
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Gross Negligence, DUI, Negligent Tort
6
Amount:$43,000,000.00
Attorneys:Martin J. Black, Kevin M. Flannery, Robert W. Ashbrook, Justin F. Boyce, Ryan Banks, Joseph M. Abraham, Timothy Dewberry, Alexandra O. Fellowes of Dechert LLP; Claire Abernathy Henry, T. John Ward Jr., Andrea L. Fair of Ward, Smith & Hill, PLLC
Case:Intellectual Ventures L.L.C. v. T Mobile USA Inc., et al.
Type:Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
7
Amount:$40,145,909.00
Attorneys:Jim M. Perdue Jr., Donald H. Kidd, Adam J. Blake of Perdue & Kidd; Errol John Dietze, Raymond H. Reese, Errol John 'Johnny' Dietze, Jr. of Dietze & Reese LLP
Case:Kulik, et al. v. Stallion Production Services LP, et al.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Quadriplegia
8
Amount:$37,615,818.00
Attorneys:James L. Mitchell of PayneMitchell Law Group; Charla G. Aldous, Brent Walker of Aldous \ Walker LLP
Case:Milburn v. American Honda Motor Company Inc., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Truck Accident, Defective Product, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability, Catastrophic Injury, Quadriplegia
9
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
10
Amount:$33,500,000.00
Attorneys:Robert C. Hilliard, Marion M. Reilly, John C. Duff, Rudy Gonzales, Jr., G. Joseph Barrientos, Alex Hilliard, Jessi J. Pritchett, Bradford P. Klager, Catherine Tobin Hilliard of Hilliard Martinez Gonzales L.L.P.
Case:Siegel, et al. v. Yamaha Golf-Car Co., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Failure to Warn, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Brain Injury, Defective Product, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability, Single-Vehicle Accident, Quadriplegia, Design Defect
11
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
12
Amount:$32,000,000.00
Attorneys:Charla G. Aldous, Brent Walker, Caleb M. Miller of Aldous \ Walker LLP
Case:Fletcher v. IG
Type:Personal Injury, Rape, Sexual Assault, Intentional Tort
13
Amount:$30,950,000.00
Attorneys:Saul H. Perloff, Katharyn A. Grant, Marc B. Collier, Robert L. Rouder of Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP; Carmine R. Zarlenga, Michael L. Lindinger of Mayer Brown LLP
Case:Boltex Manufacturing Co., L.P. et al v. Ulma Piping USA Corp. et al.
Type:False Advertising, Unfair Competition, Intentional Misrepresentation, Commercial Litigation
14
Amount:$26,524,954.00
Attorneys:Derrick S. Boyd, Allen L. Williamson, Jesse King, J. Brison Bursey of Boyd Powers Williamson; Brian S. Stagner of Kelly Hart & Hallman LLP
Case:XIP L.L.C. v. McGraw, et al.
Type:Fraud, Fraud in the Inducement, Intellectual Property Infringement, Unfair Competition, Conversion, Unjust Enrichment, Misappropriation of Trade Secrets, Intentional Tort, Intentional Misrepresentation, Trademark Infringement, Commercial Litigation, Failure to Disclose, Commercial Disparagement
15 (tie)
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
15 (tie)
Amount:$20,000,000.00
Attorneys:Joshua L. Hedrick, Megan E. Servage, Joel B. Bailey of Hedrick Kring, PLLC
Case:Preston Place Condominium Assoc. v. Ramey King Ins. Assoc., Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract, Insurance Bad Faith, Professional Malpractice, Property Damage, Commercial Litigation, Insurance Broker Malpractice, Negligent Tort, Fire Damage
16
Amount:$19,325,000.00
Attorneys:Jason DeSouza, J. Scott Frederick, Paul T. Bowers of DeSouza Law, PC
Case:Canales v. Pay and Save, Inc.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Trip & Fall, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
17
Amount:$19,215,779.00
Attorneys:Clay Dugas of Clay Dugas & Associates; Charlton P. Hornsby of Charlton P. Hornsby, PC
Case:Simpson v. Genesis Energy L.P., et al.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Brain Injury, Emotional Distress, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
18 (tie)
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
18 (tie)
Amount:$18,000,000.00
Attorneys:Leonard A. Hirsch, John A. Tancabel of Diamond McCarthy LLP; John S. Adams, John T. “Trey” Cox III, David Coale, A. Shonn Brown of Lynn Pinker Hurst & Schwegmann, LLP; Brandon N. McCarthy, Ryan J. Meyer, Cheyenne J. Rogers Pate, Joseph M. Cox of Bracewell LLP
Case:Power v. Power
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Fraud, Fraudulent Concealment, Negligent Misrepresentation, Unjust Enrichment, Intentional Tort, Civil Theft, Commercial Litigation, Negligent Tort, Failure to Disclose
19
Amount:$14,980,000.00
Attorneys:Douglas W. Hanna of Graebe Hanna & Sullivan PLLC; Jared I. Levinthal of Lightfoot, Franklin & White LLC
Case:SED Holdings LLC v. 3 Star Properties, LLC, et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Conspiracy, Fraud, Intentional Tort, Fraudulent Transfer, Commercial Litigation
20
Amount:$12,450,000.00
Attorneys:Daniel O. Goforth, Ryan D. King, Avi Moshenberg of Goforth Law Firm P.C.; Jim S. Hart of Williams Hart Boundas Easterby, LLP
Case:John v. New Prime Inc., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Hiring, Negligent Training, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Negligent Retention

* 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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