Top 50 Settlements in Texas in 2019

Top 50 Settlements in Texas in 2019We are pleased to present to you the list of top 50 settlements obtained in Texas in the year 2019. The list is comprised of cases filed either in a state or federal court, and those settled prior to commencing a lawsuit.

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1
Amount:$235,900,000.00
Attorneys:Ken Paxton of Texas Attorney General's Office
Case:Paxton v. Xerox Corp., et al.
Type:Fraud, Health Care Fraud, Intentional Tort
2
Amount:$52,000,000.00
Attorneys:Michael L. Slack, John R. Davis of Slack Davis Sanger LLP; Roger N. Heller, Jonathan D. Selbin of Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein; Joe K. Longley of Law Offices of Joe K. Longley
Case:Grigson v. Farmers Group Inc.
Type:Class Action, Consumer Fraud, Deceptive Trade Practices, Insurance Bad Faith, Consumer Protection, Intentional Tort, Insurance Fraud
3 (tie)
Amount:$50,000,000.00
Attorneys:Ken Paxton of Texas Attorney General's Office
Case:State of Texas, et al. v. Career Education Corp., et al.
Type:Consumer Fraud, Unfair Business Practices, Failure to Disclose
3 (tie)
Amount:$50,000,000.00
Attorneys:Erin Gaines, Enrique Valdivia, Amy R. Johnson of Texas RioGrande Legal Aid (TRLA); David Frederick of Frederick, Perales, Allmon & Rockwell, PC; David T. Bright of Sico Hoelscher Harris LLP
Case:Wilson v. Formosa Plastics Corp.
Type:Pollution, Environmental Protection, Clean Water Act , Negligent Tort
4
Amount:$23,500,000.00
Attorneys:Ryan H. Zehl, Matthew L. Martin, Eric J. Allen of Zehl & Associates, PC
Case:Burley v. Johnson Supply and Equipment Corp., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Emotional Distress, Head-on Collision, Catastrophic Injury
5
Amount:$11,000,000.00
Attorneys:Jonathan Gardner of Labaton Sucharow LLP
Case:Hall, et al. v. Rent-A-Center Inc., et al.
Type:Class Action, Deceptive Trade Practices, Fraud, Securities Fraud, Intentional Tort, Failure to Disclose
6
Amount:$8,881,481.00
Attorneys:Ken Paxton of Texas Attorney General's Office
Case:Paxton v. John­son & John­son, et al.
Type:Deceptive Trade Practices, Product Liability, Consumer Protection, Intentional Tort, Strict Liability, Failure to Disclose
7
Amount:$8,500,000.00
Attorneys:Ken Paxton of Texas Attorney General's Office
Case:AG Pax­ton v. DePuy, et al.
Type:Consumer Fraud, Deceptive Trade Practices, False Advertising, Consumer Protection, Intentional Tort
8
Amount:$7,800,000.00
Attorneys:Darin Klemchuk, Mandi Phillips of Klemchuk LLP; Gary R. Sorden, Timothy J. Craddock of Cole Schotz P.C.
Case:DynaStudy, Inc. v. Houston Independent School District
Type:Copyright Infringement, Intellectual Property Infringement, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
9
Amount:$6,087,629.00
Attorneys:Hank Stout, Graham E. Sutliff of Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm
Case:Estate of Mild v. Detmar Logistics, LLC, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
10
Amount:$5,000,000.00
Attorneys:Ladd C. Sanger, Michael L. Slack of Slack Davis Sanger LLP; Kevin R. Boyle, Matthew J. Stumpf of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP; Joseph A. Bosco of LaRose & Bosco, Ltd.
Case:Kos v. Superior Air Parts Inc., et al.
Type:Aviation Accident, Failure to Warn, Product Liability, Wrongful Death, Defective Product, Failure to Maintain, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability, Design Defect
11
Amount:$4,000,000.00
Attorneys:Paul “Chip” Ferguson, Jr., Timothy M. Ferguson of The Ferguson Law Firm, LLP
Case:Wagner v. Vance, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability
12
Amount:$2,050,000.00
Attorneys:Shane V. Mullen, Joseph R. Morrison of Mullen & Mullen Law Firm
Case:Minor Passenger v. Car Driver
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
13
Amount:$1,800,000.00
Attorneys:Brett M. Chisum, Levi G. McCathern, II of McCathern, PLLC
Case:Cowboys Stadium L.P. v. Stiff
Type:Breach of Contract, Landlord-Tenant, Commercial Litigation
14
Amount:$1,606,411.00
Attorneys:Teresa R. Schober, Ryan G. Kercher, James M. (Jim) Schober of Schober & Schober, PC
Case:American Bank of Commerce v. North By Northwest Parkside L.L.C., et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Promissory Note, Commercial Litigation
15
Amount:$1,489,233.00
Attorneys:G. Douglas Kilday of Graves Dougherty Hearon & Moody
Case:AWL Insurance Agency Inc. v. Health Solutions One L.L.C., et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Promissory Note, Commercial Litigation
16
Amount:$1,450,000.00
Attorneys:Cynthia L. 'Cindy' Saiter, Sameer A. Hashmi of Scott Douglass & McConnico LLP
Case:Luminex Corp. v. CQuentia Series Holdings L.L.C.
Type:Breach of Contract, Commercial Litigation
17
Amount:$1,300,000.00
Attorneys:Roger 'Rocky' Walton of Law Firm of Roger (Rocky) Walton P.C.
Case:Estate of Freeman v. Masters
Type:Dangerous Condition, Premises Liability, Work Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort
18
Amount:$1,179,650.00
Attorneys:Asher B. Griffin, John W. Ellis of Scott Douglass & McConnico LLP
Case:Mutual Mobile Inc. v. SchooLogics Inc., et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Commercial Litigation
19
Amount:$1,079,781.00
Attorneys:Harry P. Susman, Daniel Wilson of Susman Godfrey LLP
Case:Wilson v. Fluid Power Equipment Inc., et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Commercial Litigation
20
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Corey F. Wehmeyer of Santoyo Wehmeyer P.C.
Case:Luxemborg Trading, LLC v. Organ Mountain Energy LLC, et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Fraud, Intentional Tort, Intentional Misrepresentation, Commercial Litigation
21
Amount:$898,619.00
Attorneys:Jason W. Snell, Melissa White, John Robert Skrabanek, Lance Cawthon of The Snell Law Firm, PLLC
Case:South Dakota Trust Co. L.L.C. v. All Star Burger Davenport L.L.C.
Type:Breach of Contract, Promissory Note, Commercial Litigation
22
Amount:$775,000.00
Attorneys:Brett Anthony, Douglas P. Peterson, Wesley R. Vasquez of Anthony & Peterson, LLP; Ruben Bonilla, Jr., Eddie M. 'Ed Chapa' Chapa of Bonilla & Chapa, PC
Case:Estate of Harvey v. Daybreak Community Services Inc., et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort
23
Amount:$705,000.00
Attorneys:G. Wade Caldwell, Zachary J. Fanucchi of Caldwell East & Finlayson PLLC
Case:Holt Texas Ltd. v. Texan Rentals & Lease Servs.
Type:Breach of Contract, Commercial Litigation
24
Amount:$700,421.00
Attorneys:Richard W. Mithoff of Mithoff Law Firm
Case:Adams v. Select Specialty Hospital Houston L.P., et al.
Type:Failure to Diagnose, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Failure to Treat, Medication Error, Erroneous Treatment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
25
Amount:$650,000.00
Attorneys:Jason Kennedy of Harrison Steck P.C.
Case:Marathon Commercial Constr. LLC v. Hightower Plaza Salons LLC
Type:Breach of Contract, Quantum Meruit, Commercial Litigation
26
Amount:$630,534.00
Attorneys:G. Wade Caldwell, Zachary J. Fanucchi of Caldwell East & Finlayson PLLC
Case:Holt Texas Ltd. v. Pierce Construction Inc., et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Commercial Litigation
27
Amount:$607,955.00
Attorneys:Kimberly A. Bishop of Law Office of Kimberly A. Bishop
Case:Upland Software Inc. v. Ascent Mortgage Resource Group LLC
Type:Breach of Contract, Commercial Litigation
28
Amount:$540,543.00
Attorneys:Donald L. Turbyfill, Deborah C.S. Riherd of Devlin Naylor & Turbyfill, P.L.L.C.
Case:The Bancorp Bank v. Temesgen D.D.S., P.L.L.C., et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Promissory Note, Commercial Litigation
29
Amount:$500,000.00
Attorneys:Ryan L. Thompson, R. Matthew Graham of Thompson Law LLP
Case:Segovia, et al. v. Salvador
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
30
Amount:$494,040.00
Attorneys:Ryan L. Thompson, Ryan H. Anderson of Thompson Law LLP
Case:Wiscombe v. Reece Albert Trucking LLC, et al.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Gross Negligence, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
31
Amount:$480,000.00
Attorneys:Ryan L. Thompson, Ryan H. Anderson of Thompson Law LLP
Case:Rekieta v. Timco Logistics Systems, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
32
Amount:$477,806.00
Attorneys:Glenn J. Deadman of Glenn J. Deadman PC
Case:Premier General Holdings Ltd., et al. v. Monsour, et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Deceptive Trade Practices, Fraud, Negligent Misrepresentation, Intentional Tort, Intentional Misrepresentation, Civil Theft, Commercial Litigation, Negligent Tort, Embezzlement
33
Amount:$406,949.00
Attorneys:Roger C. Diseker of Kelly Hart & Hallman LLP
Case:Rusco Operating L.L.C. v. Twisted K Services Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract, Commercial Litigation
34 (tie)
Amount:$400,000.00
Attorneys:Ryan L. Thompson, Ryan H. Anderson of Thompson Law LLP
Case:Bell v. Tello
Type:Dog Bite, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Animal Attack, Negligent Tort
34 (tie)
Amount:$400,000.00
Attorneys:Jeffrey G. Wigington, Trace R. Blair of Wigington Rumley Dunn & Blair, LLP
Case:Treutle v. Arana, et al.
Type:Bicycle Accident, Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort, Catastrophic Injury
35 (tie)
Amount:$375,000.00
Attorneys:Hieu Huynh of Huynh & Huynh, PLLC
Case:DDS Buyer, et al. v DDS Seller, et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Fraud, Intentional Misrepresentation, Commercial Litigation
35 (tie)
Amount:$375,000.00
Attorneys:Ryan L. Thompson, Ryan H. Anderson of Thompson Law LLP
Case:Clinton v. Hannah
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Gross Negligence, DUI, Negligent Tort
36 (tie)
Amount:$350,000.00
Attorneys:Jody R. Mask, Alberto L. Guerrero of Cowen Mask Blanchard; Alexander M. Begum of Villarreal & Begum Law Firm
Case:Estate of Lopez v. Williams Brothers Construction Inc.
Type:Construction Accident, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Wrongful Death, Fall, Negligent Tort
36 (tie)
Amount:$350,000.00
Attorneys:James D. Schull of The Law Office of James D. Schull
Case:Mayo, et al. v. Johnson
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
37
Amount:$335,204.00
Attorneys:R. Eric López of R.E. López & Morales
Case:Estate of Cinto v. McMahan’s Flooring Inc., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Wrongful Death, Failure to Supervise, Failure to Train, Negligent Entrustment, Gross Negligence, DUI, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Single-Vehicle Accident
38
Amount:$325,000.00
Attorneys:Domingo A. Garcia, Albert Villegas of Law Office of Domingo Garcia, P.C.
Case:Granillo v. Defendant Contractor
Type:Dangerous Condition, Workplace Safety, Wrongful Death, Labor & Employment, Contractor Negligence, Negligent Tort
39
Amount:$321,000.00
Attorneys:Edward Juarez, Robert A. Canino, Philip Moss of EEOC
Case:EEOC v. United Airlines, Inc.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Gender Discrimination, Hostile Work Environment, Sexual Harassment, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Workplace Harassment, Harassment
40
Amount:$316,000.00
Attorneys:Ryan D. Adair, John B. Reyna of R. D. Adair, PLLC
Case:Baek v. Bauer, et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Deceptive Trade Practices, Consumer Protection, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
41
Amount:$305,000.00
Attorneys:Thomas J. Henry, Jason P. Adams of Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys
Case:Palomino v. Garcia, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
42 (tie)
Amount:$300,000.00
Attorneys:Spencer P. Browne of Reyes Browne Reilley
Case:Gonzalez v. Ramirez
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Emotional Distress, Negligent Tort
42 (tie)
Amount:$300,000.00
Attorneys:Daryl K. Washington of Washington Law Firm, P.C.; Thad D. Spalding of Durham, Pittard & Spalding, LLP
Case:Estate of Mitchell v. Thomas
Type:Wrongful Death, Gunshot Wound, Gross Negligence, Negligent Tort
43
Amount:$295,000.00
Attorneys:Joseph R. Corteguera of Stern Law Group
Case:Singh v. Ortiz
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
44
Amount:$284,046.00
Attorneys:Bradley B. Clark of Bradley B. Clark Law Group, P.C.; Randall J. Poelma, Jr. of Doyen Sebesta & Poelma, LLLP
Case:Travis Roofing Supply of San Antonio LLC v. Childs
Type:Breach of Contract, Promissory Note, Commercial Litigation
45
Amount:$275,900.00
Attorneys:Mark W. Stout, Alan B. Padfield, Matthew D. Giadrosich of Padfield & Stout LLP
Case:Ivywood L.L.C. v. McCullum
Type:Breach of Contract, Property Rights, Commercial Litigation
46 (tie)
Amount:$275,000.00
Attorneys:W. Chase Medling, Preston R. Mundt, Ryan M. Roper of Kelly Hart & Hallman LLP
Case:Johnson Properties L.L.C. v. Chileno Properties L.L.C., et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Commercial Litigation
46 (tie)
Amount:$275,000.00
Attorneys:Suzanne M. Anderson, Joel P. Clark, Robert A. Canino Jr. of EEOC
Case:EEOC v. Halliburton Energy Services
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Hostile Work Environment, National Origin Discrimination, Religious Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Workplace Harassment, Harassment
47
Amount:$265,000.00
Attorneys:John G. Meazell of Law Office of John Meazell, PC
Case:Espinosa v. Crabtree, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort
48
Amount:$262,402.00
Attorneys:Cliff A. Wade, Garrett L. Roberts of Baker Lopez, PLLC
Case:United Laboratories Manufacturing L.L.C. v. Team Effort International L.L.C.
Type:Breach of Contract, Quantum Meruit, Commercial Litigation
49 (tie)
Amount:$250,000.00
Attorneys:Ryan L. Thompson, Kimberly P. Charter, Scott K. Koelker of Thompson Law LLP
Case:Tackett v. Pineda
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Underinsured Motorist, Negligent Tort
49 (tie)
Amount:$250,000.00
Attorneys:Domingo A. Garcia of Law Office of Domingo Garcia, P.C.
Case:Estate of Pineda v. Samira Enterprise Inc.
Type:Car Accident, Dram Shop Liability, Motor Vehicle Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Entrustment, DUI, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability, Vicarious Liability
50
Amount:$245,000.00
Attorneys:John A. Daspit, Benjamin C. Kennedy of The Daspit Law Firm
Case:Garza v. Rogers
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort

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