Top 50 Motor Vehicle Accident Verdicts in the United States in 2019

Top 50 Motor Vehicle Accident Verdicts in the United States in 2019We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 50 motor vehicle accident 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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1
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
2
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
3
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
4
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
5
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
6
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
7
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
8
Amount: $60,000,000.00
Attorneys: Evan L. Ginsburg of Law Offices of Evan L. Ginsburg; William M. Paoli, Court B. Purdy of Paoli Purdy, LLP
Case: Johnson, et al. v. Town of Apple Valley
Type: Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
State: California
9
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
State: Texas
10
Amount: $54,477,968.00
Attorneys: Stuart Mann, Joshua Maximon of Mann & Maximon, LLC
Case: Suydam v. LFI Fort Pierce, et al.
Type: Bicycle Accident, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Hiring, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Single-Vehicle Accident, Quadriplegia
State: Colorado
11
Amount: $43,083,000.00
Attorneys: Scott Rynecki of Rubenstein & Rynecki; John K. Avanzino of Avanzino & Moreno, PC
Case: K.C.C. v. United Lubavitcher Yeshiva, et al.
Type: Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, School Bus Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Single-Vehicle Accident
State: New York
12
Amount: $42,000,000.00
Attorneys: Randi McGinn, Michael Sievers of McGinn, Montoya, Love & Curry, PA
Case: Hein v. Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Product Liability, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Design Defect
State: New Mexico
13
Amount: $40,500,000.00
Attorneys: David E. Harris, Louie J. Cook of Sico Hoelscher Harris LLP; Briggs F. Cheney, Joshua Allison of Sheehan & Sheehan, P.A.
Case: Estate of Armijo v. Werner Enterprises, Inc.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Negligent Supervision, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Hiring, Negligent Training, Negligent Entrustment, Head-on Collision, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Negligent Retention
State: New Mexico
14
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
State: Texas
15
Amount: $39,000,000.00
Attorneys: Bruce H. Nagel, Andrew L. O’Connor of Nagel Rice, LLP
Case: Agiz v. Heller Industrial Park, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Brain Injury, Negligent Security, Negligent Tort, Amputation
State: New Jersey
16
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
State: Texas
17
Amount: $36,500,000.00
Attorneys: Robert S. Sinsheimer, Lisa A. Parlagreco of Sinsheimer & Associates; Jeffrey S. Beeler of Heinlein Beeler Mingace & Heineman, P.C.; Benjamin D. Stevenson of Stevenson Barrett LLP
Case: Lipton v. Knight
Type: Bus Accident, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, School Bus Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Head-on Collision, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Catastrophic Injury
State: Massachusetts
18
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
State: Texas
19
Amount: $33,413,000.00
Attorneys: Ben C. Brodhead III, Ashley B. Fournet of Brodhead Law, LLC
Case: Estate of Mayfield v. Kennison
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort
State: Georgia
20
Amount: $32,500,000.00
Attorneys: Ira Newman, Edward J. Sanocki, Carl B. Tegtmeier of Sanocki, Newman & Turret, LLP
Case: Lassalle v. City of NY, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Burn Injury, Psychological Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Single-Vehicle Accident
State: New York
21
Amount: $32,144,972.00
Attorneys: Steve R. Romines, Lawrence I. Young of Romines, Weis & Young, PSC
Case: Estate of Garmon v. Jenkins, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Hiring, Head-on Collision, DUI, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: Kentucky
22
Amount: $30,148,619.00
Attorneys: Brandon G. Cathey, Brent G. Steinberg, Daniel Greene of Swope, Rodante P.A.
Case: Willoughby v. Ellison
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Dangerous Instrumentality
State: Florida
23
Amount: $30,000,000.00
Attorneys: Scott E. Boyer, Arash Homampour of The Homampour Law Firm, APLC; Hamed L. Yazdanpanah of Law Offices of Hamed Yazdanpanah
Case: Estate of Plascencia, et al. v. Deese, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort
State: California
24
Amount: $27,000,000.00
Attorneys: Alan J. Hamilton, Jeffrey P. Shiver, Margaret E. Randels of Shiver Hamilton, LLC; James M. Roth of The Roth Firm LLC
Case: Huynh v. MDV Spartannash, LLC
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability
State: Georgia
25
Amount: $26,483,463.00
Attorneys: Thomas D. D'Amore, Doug Oh-Keith, Amy Bruning of D'Amore Law Group; Steven J. Brady of Brady Law Group
Case: Estate of Allison v. Smoot Enterprises Inc., et al.
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Hiring, Negligent Training, Negligent Entrustment, Head-on Collision, Multi-Vehicle Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: Oregon
26
Amount: $23,050,000.00
Attorneys: Michael A. D'Amico, Jeremy D'Amico of D’Amico & Pettinicchi, LLC
Case: Goncalves, et al. v. Utica Mutual Ins. Co., et al.
Type: Breach of Contract, Bus Accident, Insurance Bad Faith, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Uninsured Motorist, Brain Injury, School Bus Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Single-Vehicle Accident
State: Connecticut
27
Amount: $21,496,420.00
Attorneys: Andrew P. Owen, Brian J. Panish, Matthew J. Stumpf of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP
Case: Rada v. Hardin Irvine Automotive Inc.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Multi-Vehicle Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Catastrophic Injury
State: California
28
Amount: $21,337,419.00
Attorneys: Antonio M. Romanucci, Martin D. Gould, Nicolette A. Ward, Bhavani Raveendran of Romanucci & Blandin, LLC
Case: Carreon v. City of Chicago, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Emotional Distress, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: Illinois
29
Amount: $21,000,000.00
Attorneys: H. Woodrow Gooding of Gooding & Gooding PA
Case: Glover v. Hill, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Training, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: South Carolina
30 (tie)
Amount: $20,000,000.00
Attorneys: Alethia S. Gooden, Trevor M. Quirk of Quirk Law Firm, LLP
Case: Estate of Prewitt v. Chappell
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Wrongful Death, Gross Negligence, DUI, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
State: California
30 (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
State: Texas
31
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
State: Texas
32
Amount: $19,009,802.00
Attorneys: Diego C. Asencio of Diego C. Asencio P.A.; Bradley S. Hartman of Bradley S. Hartman, P.A.
Case: Estate of Mohammed v. Morales
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Wrongful Death, DUI, Negligent Tort
State: Florida
33
Amount: $18,600,000.00
Attorneys: Christopher M. Norem, Cole H. Munvez of Parente & Norem, PC
Case: Estate of Volkov v. C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., et al.
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: Illinois
34
Amount: $18,130,554.00
Attorneys: James S. Rogers of Law Offices of James S. Rogers; Michael S. Wampold, Felix Gavi Luna of Peterson Wampold Rosato Feldman Luna
Case: Sharkey v. State of Washington, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Truck Accident, Brain Injury, Failure to Maintain, Emotional Distress, Multi-Vehicle Accident, Negligent Tort
State: Washington
35
Amount: $18,000,000.00
Attorneys: Brandon T. Bishop of Alexander Shunnarah Injury Attorneys, P.C.
Case: Lucas v. Cannon
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
State: Alabama
36
Amount: $17,270,000.00
Attorneys: Patrick M. Ardis, Kip E. Whittemore of Wolff Ardis, P.C.; Todd F. Nevell, Daniel G. Sheldon, Abaigeal A. Loving of Scolinos, Sheldon & Nevell
Case: Romo v. Hyundai Motor America, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
State: California
37
Amount: $17,000,000.00
Attorneys: J. Michael Ponder, Kathleen A. Wolz of Cook, Barkett, Ponder & Wolz; Thomas C. Jones, Timothy C. Gaarder of Davis Bethune & Jones LLC
Case: E.H.S., Pro Ami v. BNSF Railway Co.
Type: Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Brain Injury, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident, Paralysis Injury
State: Missouri
38
Amount: $16,426,488.00
Attorneys: Hyram Montero, Aron J. Gibson of Montero Law Center
Case: Estate of Menendez v. Mcinturff
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort
State: Florida
39
Amount: $15,136,507.00
Attorneys: Clayton Griessmeyer of Law Office of Clayton Griessmeyer
Case: Estate of Zhu v. Hodgson, et al.
Type: Bicycle Accident, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort
State: Wisconsin
40
Amount: $15,000,000.00
Attorneys: Brenden P. Leydon, Nicholas E. Wocl of Wocl Leydon, LLC; Todd S. Miller of Todd S. Miller & Associates
Case: Amparo v. Ayala, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Hiring, Negligent Entrustment, Multi-Vehicle Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: Connecticut
41
Amount: $14,834,000.00
Attorneys: Richard L. Sizemore, Michael Morgan Smith, John Christopher Clark of Clark, Smith & Sizemore, LLC
Case: Rogers v. Durhamtown Off Road Park
Type: Dangerous Condition, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Gross Negligence, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident, Amputation
State: Georgia
42
Amount: $14,000,000.00
Attorneys: David R. Williams, Virginia Watson Williams of Williams & Williams
Case: Glover v. Hill, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: South Carolina
43
Amount: $13,550,592.00
Attorneys: Steven D. Parker, Thomas S. Harmon of Harmon Parker, P.A.
Case: Estate of Hancock v. Nathe
Type: Bicycle Accident, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
State: Florida
44
Amount: $13,185,014.00
Attorneys: Grant Davis, Thomas C. Jones, Timothy C. Gaarder, John S. Carroll of Davis Bethune & Jones LLC; James E. Nostdahl, Steve Lautt of Pringle & Herigstad, P.C.
Case: Rentz v. BNSF Ry. Co.
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Railroad Accident, Truck Accident, Negligent Hiring, Negligent Training, Negligent Tort
State: North Dakota
45
Amount: $13,003,024.00
Attorneys: George G. Argionis of Argionis & Associates L.L.C.
Case: Andrades v. Menard, Inc., et al.
Type: Dangerous Condition, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Truck Accident, Forklift Accident, Failure to Train, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Single-Vehicle Accident
State: Illinois
46
Amount: $13,000,000.00
Attorneys: Richard K. Slinkman of Slinkman, Slinkman & Wynne, P.A.
Case: Estate of Anderson v. Estate of Adams
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort
State: Florida
47
Amount: $12,983,311.00
Attorneys: Ramon A. Arreola, Joseph L. Messa, Jr. of Messa & Associates, PC
Case: Spencer v. Johnson, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Single-Vehicle Accident, Catastrophic Injury
State: Pennsylvania
48
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
State: Texas
49
Amount: $12,037,000.00
Attorneys: Wesley T. Straw, Nicole M. Ziegler, Matthew D. Emerson of Emerson Straw PL
Case: Burbano v. Short
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident, Amputation
State: Florida
50 (tie)
Amount: $12,000,000.00
Attorneys: Benedict Morelli, David Sirotkin, Alexander Morelli, Michael S. Schlesinger of Morelli Law Firm
Case: Wu v. NYCTA
Type: Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Mass Transit Accident, Single-Vehicle Accident
State: New York
50 (tie)
Amount: $12,000,000.00
Attorneys: Corey Arzoumanian, Arash Homampour, Nareen M. Touloumdjian of The Homampour Law Firm, APLC; David H. Greenberg, Emily A. Ruby of Law Office of David H. Greenberg
Case: Courtney v. Daimler Trucks North America LLC
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident, Product Liability, Truck Accident, Work Accident, Wrongful Death, Defective Product, Strict Liability, Single-Vehicle Accident
State: California

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