Top 20 Verdicts in the United States in 2019

Top 20 Verdicts in the United States in 2019We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 20 plaintiff jury 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 Verdicts in the United States in 2019) you have also made the list of Top 50 Verdicts in the United States in 2019.

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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:$1,065,919,400.00
Attorneys:John A. DiLorenzo, John F. McGrory, Jr., Aaron K. Stuckey of Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
Case:County of Linn v. State of Oregon, et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Class Action
State:Oregon
5
Amount:$925,000,000.00
Attorneys:Gregory S. Dovel, Simon Franzini, Jonas Jacobson, Julien Adams of Dovel & Luner LLP; Rafey S. Balabanian, Eve-Lynn J. Rapp, Lily E. Hough of Edelson PC; Scott F. Kocher, Stephen J. Voorhees of Forum Law Group LLC
Case:Wakefield v. ViSalus Inc.
Type:Class Action, Invasion of Privacy, Consumer Protection, Intentional Tort, TCPA Violation
State:Oregon
6
Amount:$752,000,000.00
Attorneys:Morgan Chu, Alan J. Heinrich, Maclain Wells, Elizabeth C. Tuan of Irell & Manella LLP; Sarah A. Geers, Andrea Jeffries of Jones Day
Case:Juno Therapeutics Inc. et al. v. Kite Pharma Inc.
Type:Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
State:California
7
Amount:$740,000,000.00
Attorneys:Jeremy D. Friedman, C. David Durkee of Downs Law Group, PA
Case:Tatlici v. Tatlici
Type:Defamation, Economic Loss, Intentional Tort, Reputational Harm, Libel
State:Florida
8
Amount:$700,000,000.00
Attorneys:Scott W. Leeds, Channa Lloyd of The Cochran Firm
Case:Estate of Doty v. Rodriguez, et al.
Type:Assault & Battery, Conspiracy, Murder, Wrongful Death, Intentional Tort
State:Florida
9
Amount:$495,123,680.00
Attorneys:John M. Phillips, Kirby Johnson of Law Offices of Phillips & Hunt
Case:Estate of McCoy v. Wade, et al.
Type:Murder, Wrongful Death, Gunshot Wound, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress
State:Florida
10
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
11
Amount:$280,065,000.00
Attorneys:Brandon Peak, Christopher B. McDaniel, Ramsey B. Prather, Joel O. Wooten of Butler Wooten & Peak LLP; LaRae D. Moore of Page, Scrantom, Sprouse, Tucker & Ford, PC
Case:Estate of Madere v. Greenwich Ins. Co., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Negligent Supervision, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Training, Negligent Entrustment, Head-on Collision, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Negligent Retention
State:Georgia
12
Amount:$267,000,000.00
Attorneys:Scott A. Bursor, L. Timothy Fisher, Yeremey O. Krivoshey of Bursor & Fisher, P.A.
Case:Perez v. Rash Curtis & Associates
Type:Class Action, Consumer Protection, Intentional Tort, TCPA Violation, Debt Collection
State:California
13
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
14
Amount:$222,216,159.00
Attorneys:Lewis E. Hudnell, III of Hudnell Law Group P.C.; Jonathan T. Suder, Corby R. Vowell, Dave R. Gunter of Friedman Suder & Cooke PC
Case:Opticurrent L.L.C. v. Power Integrations Inc.
Type:Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
State:California
15
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
16
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
State:Texas
17
Amount:$176,000,000.00
Attorneys:Alistair B. Dawson, Alex B. Roberts, Garrett S. Brawley of Beck Redden LLP
Case:Hewlett-Packard Co. v. Quanta Storage Inc., et al.
Type:Antitrust Violation, Conspiracy, Unfair Business Practices, Unfair Competition, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation, Price Fixing
State:Texas
18
Amount:$157,445,439.00
Attorneys:Brittany C. Barron, Steven J. Hammer, Scott P. Schlesinger, Jonathan R. Gdanski of Schlesinger Law Offices, PA
Case:Estate of Caprio v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., et al.
Type:Fraudulent Concealment, Product Liability, Tobacco, Wrongful Death, Defective Product, Intentional Tort, Strict Liability
State:Florida
19
Amount:$155,190,264.00
Attorneys:Rodger D. Smith II, Michael J. Flynn of Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP; Bradford J. (Jim) Badke, Sona De, Ching-Lee Fukuda, Julie L. Hsia, Sue Wang, Saurabh Prabhakar, Gwen Hochman Stewart, Caroline Bercier of Sidley Austin LLP
Case:Bayer Healthcare LLC v. Baxalta Inc.
Type:Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement, Commercial Litigation, Negligent Tort
State:Delaware
20
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

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