Top 50 Personal Injury Verdicts in the United States in 2019

Top 50 Personal Injury Verdicts in the United States in 2019We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 50 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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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
21
Amount: $70,102,000.00
Attorneys: Marc P. Kunen, Jose L. Becerra of The Ferraro Law Firm, P.A.
Case: Thornton v. GEA Mechanical Equipment US Inc.
Type: Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Mesothelioma, Negligent Tort
State: Florida
22
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
23
Amount: $59,170,000.00
Attorneys: Ben B. Rubinowitz, Richard M. Steigman of Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf
Case: Yanes v. NYC Board of Ed., et al.
Type: Government Negligence, Personal Injury, School Safety, Burn Injury, Emotional Distress, Breach of Duty of Care, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: New York
24
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
25
Amount: $50,000,000.00
Attorneys: Robert F. DiCello, Justin J. Hawal of Dicello Levitt Gutzler LLC
Case: Arnold Black v. East Cleveland
Type: Assault & Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Personal Injury, Wrongful Imprisonment, False Arrest, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Negligent Tort
State: Ohio
26
Amount: $46,814,598.00
Attorneys: Evan Torgan, Mitchell K. Aaron, Ona E. Sanders of Torgan Cooper + Aaron
Case: Jones v. Jones, et al.
Type: Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Failure to Treat, Surgical Error, Lack of Informed Consent, Negligent Tort, Neurosurgery Malpractice, Failure to Test, Quadriplegia
State: New York
27
Amount: $45,000,000.00
Attorneys: Peter A. Law, Brian C. Kaplan of Law & Moran, Attorneys at Law; James A. Rice, Jr., Andrew J. Brandt of James A. Rice, Jr., P.C.
Case: Carmichael v. Georgia CVS Pharmacy L.L.C.
Type: Assault & Battery, Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Security, Failure to Maintain, Gunshot Wound, Negligent Tort
State: Georgia
28
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
29
Amount: $41,050,000.00
Attorneys: Zane Berg, Cristina Sabbagh of Schlesinger Law Offices, PA; Thomas P. Angelo, James W. Carpenter of Angelo & Banta, P.A.; Crane A. Johnstone of Johnstone Law P.A.
Case: Schnurr v. J.L. Property Owners Association Inc.
Type: Bicycle Accident, Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Tort, Catastrophic Injury, Quadriplegia
State: Florida
30
Amount: $41,000,000.00
Attorneys: Thomas R. Kline, Lee B. Balefsky, Michelle L. Tiger of Kline & Specter, P.C.
Case: Emmet v. Ethicon Women’s Health & Urology, et al.
Type: Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Defective Product, Defective Medical Device, Pelvic Mesh Complications, Negligent Tort, Design Defect
State: Pennsylvania
31
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
32
Amount: $40,137,769.00
Attorneys: David C. Greenstone, Stuart J. Purdy, Marissa Langhoff, Lisa M. Barley of Simon Greenstone Panatier, PC
Case: Cabibi v. Johnson & Johnson, et al.
Type: Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Defective Product, Talc Exposure, Mesothelioma, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
State: California
33
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
34
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
35
Amount: $37,300,000.00
Attorneys: Moshe Maimon of Levy Konigsberg LLP; Christopher J. Panatier of Simon Greenstone Panatier, PC; Christopher M. Placitella of Cohen, Placitella & Roth, P.C.
Case: Barden, et al. v. Johnson & Johnson
Type: Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Defective Product, Talc Exposure, Mesothelioma, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
State: New Jersey
36
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
37
Amount: $34,000,000.00
Attorneys: Jennifer L. Alesio, Daniel P. Blouin, John Richardson, Paul C. Cook, Deborah R. Rosenthal, Benjamin D. Goldstein of Simmons Hanly Conroy LLC
Case: Putt v. Ford Motor Company
Type: Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Defective Product, Mesothelioma, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
State: California
38
Amount: $33,684,140.00
Attorneys: David P. Matthews of Matthews & Associates; Rosemary Pinto of Feldman & Pinto
Case: Reed-Brown v. Rex Medical L.P.
Type: Personal Injury, Product Liability, Defective Medical Device, Strict Liability, Design Defect
State: Pennsylvania
39
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
40
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
41
Amount: $32,072,166.00
Attorneys: Bruce W. Jacobus Jr. of Jacobus & Fielding
Case: Douglass v. Plowfield, et al.
Type: Construction Accident, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Contractor Negligence, Negligent Tort, Paralysis Injury
State: Florida
42
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
State: Texas
43
Amount: $30,840,015.00
Attorneys: Mark A. Avera of Avera & Smith, LLP; Donald M. Hinkle of Hinkle & Foran
Case: Faircloth v. Cantina Tallahassee, LLC, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Dram Shop Liability, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, DUI, Strict Liability, Single-Vehicle Accident
State: Florida
44
Amount: $30,550,000.00
Attorneys: Benjamin R. Zimmermann, David P. McCormack, Robert W. Casby of Sugarman and Sugarman, P.C.
Case: A.B., Pro Ami v. Cross Country Staffing Inc.
Type: Birth Injury, Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Inadequate Care, Cerebral Palsy, Failure to Monitor, Erroneous Treatment, Negligent Tort
State: Massachusetts
45
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
46
Amount: $29,400,000.00
Attorneys: Denyse F. Clancy, Joseph D. Satterley, Ted W. Pelletier, Mark A. Swanson of Kazan, McClain, Satterly & Greenwood
Case: Leavitt v. Johnson & Johnson, et al.
Type: Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Fraudulent Concealment, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Defective Product, Talc Exposure, Mesothelioma, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
State: California
47
Amount: $28,600,000.00
Attorneys: Carol L. Forte of Blume Forte Fried Zerres & Molinari, P.C.
Case: Szell v. Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation
Type: Hospital Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Paraplegia, Paralysis Injury
State: New Jersey
48
Amount: $28,435,964.00
Attorneys: Peter C. Beirne, Nectaria Belantis, Bryon P. Josselyn, Joshua S. Paul of The Paul Law Firm
Case: Webb v. General Cable Corp.
Type: Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Defective Product, Mesothelioma, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
State: California
49
Amount: $28,057,288.00
Attorneys: Robert A. Miklos of Silberstein, Awad & Miklos PC
Case: Roberts v. New York City Health & Hospital Corp.
Type: Delayed Treatment, Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Failure to Test, Paralysis Injury
State: New York
50
Amount: $26,619,000.00
Attorneys: Peter C. Beirne, Nectaria Belantis, Bryon P. Josselyn, Joshua S. Paul of The Paul Law Firm
Case: Phipps v. Copeland Corp. LLC
Type: Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Defective Product, Mesothelioma, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
State: California

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