Top 20 Personal Injury Verdicts in the United States in 2019

Top 20 Personal Injury Verdicts in the United States in 2019We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 20 personal injury verdicts obtained in the United States in the year 2019. The list is comprised of various case types that were tried in one of the Nation's state or federal courts.

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Note: If you have made this list (Top 20 Personal Injury Verdicts in the United States in 2019) you have also made the list of Top 50 Personal Injury Verdicts in the United States in 2019.

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: $8,000,000,000.00
Attorneys: Thomas R. Kline of Kline & Specter, P.C.; Jason A. Itkin of Arnold & Itkin, LLP; Stephen A. Sheller of Sheller, PC
Case: Murray v. Janssen Pharmaceuticals
Type: Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Pharmacy Malpractice, Product Liability, Defective Product, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability, Defective Drug
State: Pennsylvania
2
Amount: $2,055,000,000.00
Attorneys: Michael J. Miller, Curtis G. Hoke, David J. Dickens, Jeffrey Travers, Nancy Guy Armstrong Miller of The Miller Firm, LLC; R. Brent Wisner, Michael L. Baum, Pedram Esfandiary of Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman, PC; Mark Burton of Audet & Partners, LLP; Steven J. Brady of Brady Law Group
Case: Pilliod v. Monsanto Co.
Type: Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Defective Product, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
State: California
3
Amount: $1,127,000,000.00
Attorneys: Jeffrey S. Weikum of Pagel Weikum Law Firm; Thomas A. Dickson of Dickson Law Office; Chad C. Nodland of Chad C. Nodland, P.C.
Case: Monson v. Morsette
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Head-on Collision, DUI, Negligent Tort
State: North Dakota
4
Amount: $325,000,000.00
Attorneys: Jerome H. Block, Alexandria Awad, John P. Guinan of Levy Konigsberg LLP; Christian H. Hartley, Suzanne Ratcliffe of Maune, Raichle, Hartley, French and Mudd, LLC
Case: Olson v. Brenntag North America Inc., et al.
Type: Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Defective Product, Talc Exposure, Mesothelioma, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
State: New York
5
Amount: $229,000,000.00
Attorneys: Keith D. Forman, Mary M. Koch of Wais, Vogelstein, Forman & Offutt LLC
Case: Byrom v. Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Type: Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: Maryland
6
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
State: Florida
7
Amount: $151,791,000.00
Attorneys: J. Greg Allen, Kendall Dunson, LaBarron N. Boone of Beasley, Allen, Crow, Methvin, Portis & Miles, P.C.; William J. Gamble of Gamble Gamble Calame & Jones, LLC
Case: Smith v. Ford Motor Co., et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident, Paralysis Injury, Design Defect
State: Alabama
8
Amount: $123,634,686.00
Attorneys: Garth L. Jones, Karen Koehler, Andrew Ackley of Stritmatter Kessler Koehler Moore; Bethany Mito Lee, Risa D. Woo, D. Sho Ly, Nelson Lee of Lee & Lee, PS
Case: Dinh Group v. Ride The Ducks International, LLC, et al.
Type: Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Defective Product, Failure to Maintain, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability, Catastrophic Injury
State: Washington
9
Amount: $120,000,000.00
Attorneys: Braden R. Lepisto, Tracie L. Palmer, Elia Robertson of Kline & Specter, P.C.
Case: McFarland v. Ethicon Women’s Health and Urology, et al.
Type: Personal Injury, Product Liability, Defective Product, Defective Medical Device, Strict Liability
State: Pennsylvania
10
Amount: $113,402,626.00
Attorneys: Steven R. Vartazarian, Matthew J. Whibley of The Vartazarian Law Firm, APC
Case: N.R., Pro Ami v. County of San Bernardino Children and Family Services
Type: Assault & Battery, Government Negligence, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Intentional Tort, Children's Rights, Child Abuse, Failure to Protect, Negligent Tort, Child Protection
State: California
11
Amount: $110,640,958.00
Attorneys: Richard A. Gurfein, Preston J. Doulgas of Gurfein Douglas LLP
Case: Redish v. Adler, et al.
Type: Delayed Treatment, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Erroneous Treatment, Negligent Tort
State: New York
12
Amount: $110,174,972.00
Attorneys: Daniel P. O'Toole, Scott Occhiogrosso of Block O'Toole & Murphy, LLP
Case: Liciaga v. NYC Transit Authority
Type: Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Falling Object, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Tort, Paraplegia, Paralysis Injury
State: New York
13
Amount: $101,798,965.00
Attorneys: Benedict Morelli, David Sirotkin, Alexander Morelli, Danielle Lamberg, Michael S. Schlesinger of Morelli Law Firm
Case: Perez v. Live Nation Worldwide Inc.
Type: Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Brain Injury, Fall, Forklift Accident, Negligent Tort, Catastrophic Injury
State: New York
14
Amount: $100,673,368.00
Attorneys: Robert A. Clifford, Bradley M. Cosgrove, Keith A. Hebeisen, Charles R. Haskins, Sarah F. King of Clifford Law Offices, P.C.
Case: G.S. v. Walker, et al.
Type: Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth, Failure to Diagnose, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Failure to Inform, Failure to Report, Failure to Monitor, Negligent Tort
State: Illinois
15
Amount: $95,477,464.00
Attorneys: Joseph A. Power Jr., James I. Power of Power Rogers LLP
Case: Montagano v. Leading Edge Group Inc., et al.
Type: Falling Object, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Failure to Train, Crane Accident, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Amputation
State: Illinois
16
Amount: $81,000,000.00
Attorneys: Peter A. Law, E. Michael Moran, Denise D. Hoying of Law & Moran, Attorneys at Law
Case: Taylor v. The Kroger Co.
Type: Assault & Battery, Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Security, Gunshot Wound, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort, Paraplegia, Paralysis Injury
State: Georgia
17
Amount: $80,267,634.00
Attorneys: Aimee H. Wagstaff, David J. Wool, Kathryn M. Forgie of Andrus Wagstaff PC; Lori E. Andrus of Andrus Anderson LLP
Case: Hardeman v. Monsanto Company
Type: Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Defective Product, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
State: California
18
Amount: $80,025,000.00
Attorneys: Lee B. Balefsky, Michelle L. Tiger of Kline & Specter, P.C.
Case: Mesigian v. Ethicon Inc., et al.
Type: Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Defective Product, Defective Medical Device, Pelvic Mesh Complications, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability, Design Defect
State: Pennsylvania
19
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
State: Texas
20
Amount: $70,578,289.00
Attorneys: Joseph H. Low IV of The Law Firm of Joseph H. Low IV; Daniel Rodriguez, Chantal A. Trujillo, Danay Gonzalez of Rodriguez & Associates
Case: Cuevas v. Rai Transport Inc.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: California

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