Top 50 Verdicts in Texas in 2019

Top 50 Verdicts in Texas in 2019We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 50 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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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
21
Amount: $11,683,559.00
Attorneys: Les Weisbrod, Luke H. Metzler, Rachel A. Gross of Miller Weisbrod LLP; Chance A. McMillan of McMillan Law Firm PLLC
Case: Joplin v. Leggett
Type: Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Surgical Error, Negligent Tort
22
Amount: $11,213,924.00
Attorneys: Tanya Dugas, John W. Raley, Robert M. Bowick of Raley & Bowick LLP
Case: Oilfield Specialties L.L.C. v. Warrior Energy Serv. Corp.
Type: Breach of Contract, Commercial Litigation
23
Amount: $10,607,484.00
Attorneys: Monica G. Bohuslav of The Marye Law Firm P.C.; Patrick J. Carew of Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
Case: MSW Corpus Christi Landfill, Ltd. v. Gulley Hurst, LLC
Type: Breach of Contract, Commercial Litigation
24
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
25
Amount: $9,200,000.00
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
26
Amount: $9,108,126.00
Attorneys: Kala F. Sellers, Kyle Findley of Arnold & Itkin, LLP
Case: Eaglin v. Noble Services International Ltd.
Type: Dangerous Condition, Falling Object, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Negligent Training, Negligent Tort, Admiralty Law, Jones Act, Maritime Injury
27
Amount: $8,096,100.00
Attorneys: L. Lee Thweatt of Terry & Thweatt, PC
Case: Wagner v. Four J’s Community Living Center Inc., et al.
Type: Dangerous Condition, Negligent Supervision, Nursing Home Malpractice, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Professional Malpractice, Burn Injury, Failure to Maintain, Failure to Protect, Arson, Negligent Tort, Smoke Inhalation
28
Amount: $7,259,102.00
Attorneys: Scott C. Faciane, Katy L. Hart, Christopher A. Espinosa of The Faciane Law Firm, LP; Scotty MacLean of MacLean Law Firm, P.C.
Case: CTMI L.L.C. v. RPC Inc., et al.
Type: Breach of Contract, Quantum Meruit, Commercial Litigation
29
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
30
Amount: $5,556,888.00
Attorneys: Timothy R. Hightower, Alexandra Mutchler of Hightower Capellan
Case: North American Interpipe Inc. v. Texas Black Iron Inc., et al.
Type: Breach of Contract, Conspiracy, Fraud, Fraud in the Inducement, Fraudulent Concealment, Intentional Tort, Fraudulent Transfer, Commercial Litigation, Failure to Disclose
31
Amount: $5,371,000.00
Attorneys: Bart Behr, Milton G. Hammond of Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys
Case: Guerrero v. Drummond
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, DUI, Negligent Tort
32
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
33
Amount: $4,937,874.00
Attorneys: Jeffrey W. Hitt of Law Office of Jeffrey W. Hitt
Case: Coleman v. Centerpoint Energy Houston Electric LLC
Type: Business Liability, Property Damage, Failure to Maintain, Utility Negligence, Equipment Malfunction, Negligent Tort
34
Amount: $4,700,000.00
Attorneys: Spencer P. Browne of Reyes Browne Reilley
Case: Metheny v. Drina Trans Inc., et al.
Type: Breach of Contract, Car Accident, Insurance Bad Faith, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Underinsured Motorist, Multi-Vehicle Accident, Negligent Tort
35
Amount: $4,235,693.00
Attorneys: D. John Neese, Jr., Andrew K. Meade, Kristin Reis, Mukul S. Kelkar of Meade & Neese LLP; Iain G. Simpson of Simpson P.C.
Case: Khan v. CHI St. Luke’s Health Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center
Type: Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip & Fall, Work Accident, Brain Injury, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
36
Amount: $4,000,000.00
Attorneys: Jacob Mancha, Nicholas Merz of The Carlson Law Firm PC
Case: White v. Keith Wilson
Type: Assault & Battery, Personal Injury, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress
37
Amount: $3,421,955.00
Attorneys: James F. Kovach of Kovach Law Firm; Johnny W. Carter of Susman Godfrey LLP
Case: Keane Frac ND LLC, et al. v. Ceramifrac Proppants LLC
Type: Breach of Contract, Commercial Litigation
38
Amount: $3,387,654.00
Attorneys: Samantha J. Jarvis, Garland D. Murphy, IV, Sydney A. Scott of Smyser, Kaplan & Veselka, LLP
Case: BHP Billiton Petroleum Co. v. Crimson Exploration Operating Inc.
Type: Breach of Contract, Commercial Litigation
39
Amount: $3,280,616.00
Attorneys: Jeremy C. Martin of Malouf & Nockels LLP
Case: Phelan v. Walnut Hill Physicians’ Hospital LLC, et al.
Type: Delayed Treatment, Medical Malpractice, Misdiagnosis, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Failure to Test, Paraplegia
40
Amount: $2,830,000.00
Attorneys: Bryan A. Green, Andrew Patchan of Baron & Budd, P.C.
Case: Cobbs v. Williams Brothers Construction Co.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
41
Amount: $2,817,148.00
Attorneys: Javier Marcos Jr. of Law Offices of Marcos & Associates; M. Kevin Powers of Porter & Powers PLLC
Case: Simmank v. Cronin, et al.
Type: Breach of Contract, Fraud, Fraud in the Inducement, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
42
Amount: $2,816,312.00
Attorneys: Nicholas A. Morrow, John D. Sheppard of Morrow & Sheppard LLP
Case: Clay v. Mako, et al.
Type: Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Gross Negligence, Negligent Tort
43
Amount: $2,750,000.00
Attorneys: Cory Itkin, Jason A. Itkin, Noah M. Wexler, Ryan S. MacLeod, Ben Bireley of Arnold & Itkin, LLP
Case: Black v. Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc., et al.
Type: Personal Injury, Toxic Exposure, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Burn Injury, Failure to Supervise, Failure to Train, Negligent Tort, Admiralty Law, Jones Act, Maritime Injury
44
Amount: $2,714,710.00
Attorneys: Susan L. Bickley, Joshua A. Huber, Emery Gullickson Richards of Blank Rome LLP; Collin J. Cox, Elizabeth A. Wyman, Heaven Chee of Yetter Coleman LLP
Case: GHP Nail Systems v. Benelux Cosmetics B.V., et al.
Type: Breach of Contract, Breach of Warranty, Deceptive Trade Practices, Fraud, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
45
Amount: $2,587,500.00
Attorneys: Wade A. Barrow of Barrow Law PLLC; Jose Sanchez of Jose Sanchez Law Firm, PC; Steven R. Samples, James Ames of Samples Ames PLLC
Case: Quintanilla v. Oncor Electric Delivery Co. L.L.C.
Type: Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Burn Injury, Failure to Maintain, Electrical Injury, Utility Negligence, Gross Negligence, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
46
Amount: $2,506,543.00
Attorneys: Amy E. Gibson, David L. Wiley of Gibson Wiley PLLC
Case: Carter v. City of Abilene, Texas
Type: Wrongful Termination, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
47
Amount: $2,490,000.00
Attorneys: Ryan Krebs of The Law Office of Ryan Krebs; Brendan K. McBride of McBride Law Firm; Michelle M. Maloney, Christopher T. Hernandez of Marynell Maloney Law Firm, PLLC
Case: Varebrook v. Tisdall, et al.
Type: Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Inadequate Care, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
48
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
49
Amount: $1,893,000.00
Attorneys: Eric D. Nielsen of The Nielsen Law Firm, PC
Case: M.C., Pro Ami v. Argueta
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Failure to Maintain, School Bus Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Mass Transit Accident, Single-Vehicle Accident, On-board Accident
50
Amount: $1,819,000.00
Attorneys: Raymond L. Thomas of Ray Thomas, PC; Alexander M. Begum, Mario A. Cisneros of Begum Law Group
Case: Beard v. Petrochem Transport, Inc., et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior

* 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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