Top 50 Verdicts in the United States in 2019

Top 50 Verdicts in the United States in 2019We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 50 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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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
21
Amount: $135,107,000.00
Attorneys: Joseph J. Gleason of Gleason Law LLC; Jeffery (Jeff) J. Oven of Crowley Fleck PLLP
Case: Frontline Processing Corp. v. Global Payments Direct Inc.
Type: Breach of Contract, Commercial Litigation
State: Georgia
22 (tie)
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
22 (tie)
Amount: $125,000,000.00
Attorneys: Liza M. Walsh, Eleonore Ofosu-Antwi, Hector D. Ruiz of Walsh Pizzi O’Reilly Falanga LLP
Case: Eagle View Tech. Inc. v. Xactware Solutions Inc.
Type: Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
State: New Jersey
23
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
24
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
25
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
26
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
27
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
28
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
29
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
30
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
31
Amount: $91,300,000.00
Attorneys: Jack B. Blumenfeld, Anthony D. Raucci, Jeremy A. Tigan of Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP; David M. Elihu, Joseph M. Paunovich, Amardeep L. Thakur of Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP; Matthew K. Blackburn of Diamond McCarthy LLP
Case: Liqwd Inc., et al. v. L’Oreal USA Inc., et al.
Type: Breach of Contract, Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement, Misappropriation of Trade Secrets, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
State: Delaware
32
Amount: $89,712,069.00
Attorneys: Kelly E. Farnan, Christine D. Haynes of Richards, Layton & Finger, P.A.; Dominick A. Conde, Christopher P. Borello, Damien N. Dombrowski, Michael S. Scerbo, Steven C. Kline, Zachary L. Garrett of Venable LLP
Case: Vectura Limited v. GlaxoSmithKline L.L.C., et al.
Type: Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
State: Delaware
33
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
34
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
35
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
36
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
37
Amount: $71,897,892.74
Attorneys: Mark E. Weinhardt, Todd M. Lantz, Elisabeth Archer of The Weinhardt Law Firm; Christopher D. Cazenave, Michael C. Drew, Richard J. Tyler of Jones Walker L.L.P.; Terry M. Giebelstein, Benjamin J. Patterson of Lane & Waterman, LLP
Case: Old Maintenance Enterprises v. Orascom E&C USA
Type: Breach of Contract, Conversion
State: Iowa
38
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
39
Amount: $70,200,000.00
Attorneys: Raymond L. Thomas of Ray Thomas, PC; Michael A. McGurk of Walsh, McGurk, Cordova & Nixon, PLLC; Preston E. Henrichson of Henrichson Law PLLC
Case: Sustainable Products Services, LLC v. Scrap Metal Services, LLC, et al.
Type: Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Conspiracy, Fraud, Tortious Interference, Commercial Litigation
State: Texas
40
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
41
Amount: $63,419,988.00
Attorneys: Duane C. Miller of Miller, Axline & Sawyer
Case: City of Atwater v. Shell Oil Co., et al.
Type: Failure to Warn, Pollution, Product Liability, Nuisance, Defective Product, Environmental Protection, Clean Water Act, Trespass, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
State: California
42
Amount: $62,448,750.00
Attorneys: Glenn D. Pomerantz, Kelly M. Klaus, Rose L. Ehler, Juliana M. Yee, Stephanie Goldfarb Herrera, Rowley J. Rice of Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP
Case: Disney Enterprises Inc. v. VidAngel Inc.
Type: Intellectual Property Infringement, Misappropriation of Trade Secrets, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
State: California
43
Amount: $62,235,171.00
Attorneys: Joshua C. Thomas, W. Ray Whitman, James H. Nye of Baker & Hostetler LLP
Case: Apache Corp. v. Castex Offshore Inc., et al.
Type: Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Fraud, Fraud in the Inducement, Negligent Misrepresentation, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation, Negligent Tort
State: Texas
44 (tie)
Amount: $60,000,000.00
Attorneys: Andrew T. Rogers, Kara E. Phillips of Deitch & Rogers
Case: Doe v. Devereux Foundation Inc.
Type: Sexual Abuse, Sexual Assault, Psychological Injury, Breach of Duty of Care, Child Abuse, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: Georgia
44 (tie)
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
45
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
46
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
47
Amount: $58,500,000.00
Attorneys: Michael S. Burg, Holly B. Kammerer, David K. TeSelle, Brian C. Dault, Paul D. Friedman of Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, PC; Brian S. Kabateck of Kabateck LLP
Case: Beecher, et. al. v. Biological Resource Center, Inc., et. al.
Type: Conspiracy, Deceptive Trade Practices, Fraud, Intentional Tort, Intentional Misrepresentation, Emotional Distress, Wrongful Disposition of Remains
State: Arizona
48
Amount: $58,250,000.00
Attorneys: Nathan Goldberg, Dolores Y. Leal, Gloria Allred of Allred, Maroko & Goldberg
Case: Khan v. Hologram USA, Inc., et al.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Sexual Harassment, Constructive Discharge, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Harassment, Sexual Battery
State: California
49
Amount: $57,200,000.00
Attorneys: Guy M. Bowman; Daniel W. Galvin of Office of the Attorney General; David R. Goodnight, Karl F. Oles, Rachel D. Groshong, Jill D. Bowman of Stoel Rives LLP
Case: WSDOT v. Seattle Tunnel Partners
Type: Breach of Contract, Commercial Litigation
State: Washington
50
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

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