Top 50 Premises Liability Verdicts in the United States in 2019

Top 50 Premises Liability Verdicts in the United States in 2019We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 50 premises liability 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:$125,000,000.00
Attorneys:Shaun P. O'Hara, Charles A. Gower, Miranda Brash of Charles A. Gower, P.C.
Case:Thornton v. Ralston GA LLC
Type:Dangerous Condition, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
State:Georgia
2
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
3
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
4
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
5
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
6
Amount:$52,000,000.00
Attorneys:N. John Bey, Stuart B. Bagley, Kevin A. James, Tifanie R. Owens of Bey & Associates, LLC
Case:Estate of Purdue v. Quick Stop and Deli Inc., et al.
Type:Assault & Battery, Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Negligent Supervision, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, Negligent Security, Failure to Maintain, Gunshot Wound, Intentional Tort, Negligent Hiring, Negligent Training, Negligent Tort, Negligent Retention
State:Georgia
7
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
8
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
9
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
10
Amount:$25,500,000.00
Attorneys:Hoang Q. Nguyen, Andrew Leftt of Nguyen Leftt PC
Case:See v. NYC Transit Authority, et al.
Type:Bicycle Accident, Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Failure to Maintain, Negligent Tort
State:New York
11
Amount:$24,849,735.00
Attorneys:Fredric S. Eisenberg, Daniel J. Sherry, Jr., Kenneth M. Rothweiler, Todd A. Schoenhaus of Eisenberg, Rothweiler, Winkler, Eisenberg & Jeck, P.C.
Case:Kalinowski v. ABRA Auto Body & Glass L.P., et al.
Type:Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Brain Injury, Fall, Psychological Injury, Failure to Supervise, Failure to Train, Negligent Tort, Catastrophic Injury
State:Pennsylvania
12
Amount:$19,325,000.00
Attorneys:Jason F. 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
State:Texas
13
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
14
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
State:Texas
15
Amount:$17,480,000.00
Attorneys:Nicholas E. Tzaneteas of Law Offices Of Everett J. Petersson, P.C.
Case:Siano v. Consolidated Edison Co.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Work Accident, Negligent Maintenance, Utility Negligence, Negligent Tort
State:New York
16
Amount:$17,000,000.00
Attorneys:Kathleen A. Wolz, J. Michael Ponder of Cook, Barkett, Ponder & Wolz; Timothy C. Gaarder, Thomas C. Jones 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
17
Amount:$16,900,000.00
Attorneys:Scott S. Blass of Bordas & Bordas Attorneys, PLLC; Todd S. Wiseman of Wiseman Law Firm PLLC
Case:Ankrom v. Wal-Mart Stores East LP
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Security, Negligent Tort
State:West Virginia
18
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
19
Amount:$14,000,000.00
Attorneys:Blake Goldfarb, Seth A. Harris, Jason Bateman of Burns & Harris
Case:Register v. SAS Morrison LLC, et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Falling Object, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Brain Injury, Failure to Maintain, Negligent Tort
State:New York
20
Amount:$13,650,000.00
Attorneys:Gil Zohar of Law Office of Yuriy Prakhin P.C.
Case:Petrosian v. B&A Warehousing Inc, et al.
Type:Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
State:New York
21
Amount:$13,185,014.00
Attorneys:Grant L. Davis, Timothy C. Gaarder, Thomas C. Jones, John S. Carroll of Davis Bethune & Jones LLC; James E. Nostdahl, Steven A. 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
22
Amount:$13,060,000.00
Attorneys:Haytham Faraj, Nicholas C. Rowley, Lance C. Behringer of Carpenter, Zuckerman & Rowley, LLP
Case:Estate of Hermenegildo, et al. v. Blunden, et al.
Type:Business Liability, Dangerous Condition, Falling Object, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, Negligent Maintenance, Failure to Supervise, Negligent Tort
State:California
23
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
24
Amount:$11,700,000.00
Attorneys:Frank J. Lombardo of Wingate Russotti Shapiro & Halperin, LLP
Case:McGrath v. R.C.P.I. 30 Rock 22234849 LLC, et al.
Type:Construction Accident, Falling Object, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Contractor Negligence, Negligent Tort
State:New York
25
Amount:$10,970,000.00
Attorneys:Jason L. Paris of Paris & Chaikin, PLLC
Case:Elkhatib v. Balducci's and Sutton Place Gourmet, Inc.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip & Fall, Failure to Maintain, Negligent Tort
State:New York
26
Amount:$10,040,000.00
Attorneys:Robert J. Eisen, Ayda I. Suberoglu of Subin Associates, LLP
Case:Serrano v. Bermuda Realty Co. 2 LLC
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Trip & Fall, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
State:New York
27
Amount:$10,000,000.00
Attorneys:Keith Jackson, Robert R. Riley, Jr., James Edward Murrill, Jr., Jeremiah Mosley of Riley & Jackson, P.C.
Case:Estate of Linda Albritton v. YWCA Central Alabama, et al.
Type:Assault & Battery, Dangerous Condition, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, Negligent Security, Failure to Protect, Negligent Tort, Stabbing
State:Alabama
28
Amount:$9,000,000.00
Attorneys:Nicholas Elefterakis, Matthew D. Fox , Jordan Jodre, Evan M. La Penna, Jeffrey Bromfeld, Rosangely Frick of Elefterakis, Elefterakis & Panek
Case:Richardson v. Dougert Mgmt. Corp., et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Trip & Fall, Failure to Maintain, Negligent Tort
State:New York
29
Amount:$8,500,000.00
Attorneys:Scott E. Spell of Law Office of Scott E. Spell; Michelle Iarusso of Iarusso & Dagher; John S. Levitt of Soltman, Levitt, Flaherty & Wattles LLP; Thomas M. Dempsey of Law Offices of Thomas M. Dempsey
Case:Hatcher, et al. v. Powel, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Negligent Maintenance, Contractor Negligence, Gross Negligence, DUI, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
State:California
30
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
State:Texas
31
Amount:$8,000,000.00
Attorneys:Kenneth J. Ronan, Anthony D. Brown of Lavalle, Brown & Ronan
Case:Archibald v. GFM Operations
Type:Assault & Battery, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Security, Negligent Tort
State:Florida
32
Amount:$6,683,922.00
Attorneys:Charles E. Wisell of Lipsig, Shapey, Manus & Moverman, PC
Case:Masmalaj v. New York City Econ. Dev. Corp., et al.
Type:Construction Accident, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Fall, Scaffolding Accident, Contractor Negligence, Negligent Tort
State:New York
33
Amount:$6,500,000.00
Attorneys:Benjamin F. Barcus, Paul Alexander Lindenmuth of Ben F. Barcus & Associates PLLC
Case:Fite v. Mudd, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Brain Injury, Failure to Maintain, Emotional Distress, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident, Catastrophic Injury
State:Washington
34
Amount:$5,750,000.00
Attorneys:Kyle J. Scott of Kyle Scott Law, PLC; Keith J. Bruno of Carpenter, Zuckerman & Rowley, LLP
Case:K.R., Pro Ami v. Long Beach Unified School District, et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, School Safety, Trip & Fall, Brain Injury, Denial of Medical Care, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
State:California
35 (tie)
Amount:$5,500,000.00
Attorneys:Alejandro M. Garcia, Todd L. Baker of Steinger, Greene & Feiner
Case:Dorvilier v. Boker LLC
Type:Assault & Battery, Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Security, Gunshot Wound, Negligent Tort
State:Florida
35 (tie)
Amount:$5,500,000.00
Attorneys:Nathan S. Rothschild, Michael J. Crawford of Mesch, Clark & Rothschild, P.C.
Case:Estate of Hu v. WBCMT 2007-C31 South Alvernon Way, LLC
Type:Dangerous Condition, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, Failure to Maintain, Drowning Accident, Negligent Tort
State:Arizona
36
Amount:$5,352,493.00
Attorneys:Quinton B. Cutlip, Christopher B. Dolan, Megan R. Irish, Dianna L. Albini of Dolan Law Firm PC
Case:Castro v. Edwards, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Brain Injury, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
State:California
37
Amount:$5,125,000.00
Attorneys:Richard L. Eddington of Eddington Law Firm, LLC; Kristopher L. Hammond of Klauzer & Tremaine, LLC
Case:Anderson v. Trappeur's Crossing Condo. Assoc.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Fall, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
State:Colorado
38
Amount:$5,000,000.00
Attorneys:Andrew A. Fraser, Tiffany L. Heineman of Laddey, Clark & Ryan LLP; Martin Liberman of Law office of Martin Liberman
Case:Sklar v. Martin O’Boyle Landscaping, Inc.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip & Fall, Negligent Maintenance, Contractor Negligence, Negligent Tort, Quadriplegia
State:New Jersey
39
Amount:$4,855,280.00
Attorneys:John J. Nonnenmacher of Jacob Oresky & Associates PLLC
Case:Encalada v. Riverside Retail LLC, et al.
Type:Construction Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Fall, Scaffolding Accident, Contractor Negligence, Negligent Tort
State:New York
40
Amount:$4,783,748.00
Attorneys:Christopher L. Marlowe, James C. Blecke, Michael A. Haggard of Haggard Law Firm, P.A.
Case:Estate of Oliver v. Pride of St. Lucie Lodge 1189 Inc.
Type:Assault & Battery, Dangerous Condition, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, Negligent Security, Gunshot Wound, Negligent Tort
State:Florida
41
Amount:$4,738,369.00
Attorneys:Lawrence Grassini, Lars C. Johnson, Roland G. Wrinkle, Robert B. Reagan Jr. of Grassini & Wrinkle
Case:Estate of Knopp v. City of Los Angeles, et al.
Type:Bicycle Accident, Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort
State:California
42
Amount:$4,500,000.00
Attorneys:Harvey Fruchter, Jared B. Weiss of Fruchter, Weiss & Associates LLC
Case:Frederick v. Harrah’s Casino
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Fall, Failure to Maintain, Negligent Tort
State:New Jersey
43
Amount:$4,240,000.00
Attorneys:Matthew J. Salimbene of Law Office of Matthew J. Salimbene, PC; Alan S. Ripka of Alan Ripka & Associates, LLP
Case:Ryzhova v. All Fresh Produce Inc., et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Trip & Fall, Failure to Maintain, Negligent Tort
State:New York
44
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
State:Texas
45
Amount:$4,232,688.00
Attorneys:Robert J. Glenn of Costello, McMahon, Burke & Murphy Ltd.
Case:Schaller v. Arlington Park Racecourse, LLC
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Work Accident, Electrical Injury, Negligent Tort
State:Illinois
46
Amount:$4,174,000.00
Attorneys:Herbert S. Subin, Sagar Chadha of Subin Associates, LLP
Case:De La Rosa v. Nelson Avenue Holdings LLC, et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Falling Object, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Failure to Maintain, Negligent Tort
State:New York
47
Amount:$4,000,000.00
Attorneys:Craig Sims, Kaitlin T. Wright, Lucas Garrett, William J. Rutzick of Schroeter Goldmark & Bender
Case:Estate of Wright v. Exxonmobil Oil Corp.
Type:Asbestos Exposure, Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Premises Liability, Toxic Exposure, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Wrongful Death, Breach of Duty of Care, Failure to Protect, Mesothelioma, Failure to Train, Negligent Tort
State:Washington
48
Amount:$3,700,000.00
Attorneys:Erick Trivedi of Erick Trivedi, P.A.
Case:Corces v. Buffet Miami L.L.C., et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Trip & Fall, Failure to Maintain, Restaurant Negligence, Negligent Tort
State:Florida
49
Amount:$3,648,030.00
Attorneys:David M. Schmid of Stark & Stark
Case:Simmons v. Staples Inc.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Trip & Fall, Negligent Tort
State:New Jersey
50
Amount:$3,620,000.00
Attorneys:Randell C. Roberts, Justin C. Roberts, Frank D. Weedon of Roberts & Roberts
Case:Davis, et al. v Thurston, Owens & Newman, LLC
Type:Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Premises Liability, Work Accident, Wrongful Death, Electrical Injury, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
State:Texas

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