Top 10 Verdicts in Florida in 2020

Top 10 Verdicts in Florida in 2020We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 10 plaintiff jury verdicts obtained in Florida in the year 2020. The list is comprised of various case types that were tried either in state or federal courts of Florida.

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Note: If you have made this list (Top 10 Verdicts in Florida in 2020) you have also made the list of Top 20 Verdicts in Florida in 2020.

Important: While we strive to achieve maximum accuracy and completeness of our lists, we cannot guarantee either at 100%. If you believe another verdict should be on this list, please submit it to us today.

1
Amount:$375,263,109.00
Attorneys:Robert Scott Cox, Talley Kaleko, Law Offices of Robert Scott Cox; Benjamin L. Crump, Parks & Crump L.L.C
Case:Washington v. Top Auto Express, Inc.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
2
Amount:$57,298,760.00
Attorneys:Sarah A. Foster, Albert Lechner of Morgan & Morgan, P.A
Case:Webster v. Wal-Mart Stores East, LP
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip & Fall, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
3
Amount:$30,000,000.00
Attorneys:Gary A. Friedman, Friedman & Friedman
Case:Estate of Fernandez v. Baptist Health Medical Group Orthopedics L.L.C., et al.
Type:Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Failure to Treat, Lack of Informed Consent, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
4
Amount:$26,750,000.00
Attorneys:James W. Gustafson, Jr. of Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley; Gary M. Paige of Gordon & Partners, P.A.
Case:Estate of Duignan v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
Type:Conspiracy, Fraudulent Concealment, Product Liability, Tobacco, Wrongful Death, Defective Product, Intentional Tort, Strict Liability
5
Amount:$18,273,040.00
Attorneys:Benjamin A. A. Russell of Associates & Bruce L. Scheiner
Case:Cox v. Jason's Grading, Inc., et al.
Type:Assault & Battery, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Intentional Tort
6
Amount:$17,100,000.00
Attorneys:Lawrence A. Kellogg, Jason Kellogg, and Marcelo Diaz-Cortez of Levine Kellogg, et al.
Case:Schmitt v. Zecca, et al.
Type:Conspiracy, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress
7
Amount:$13,200,395.50
Attorneys:Adaline J. Hilgard, Jonah D. Mitchell, and Christopher J. Pulido of Reed Smith LLP; Robert W. Thielhelm, Jr., of Baker & Hostetler LLP
Case:Siemens Energy, Inc. v. Midamerica C2L Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract
8
Amount:$12,500,000.00
Attorneys:Eric S. Rosen of Rosen Injury Law, P.A.; Catherine C. Darlson of Kelley Uustal Trial Attorneys
Case:McHugh v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
Type:Conspiracy, Fraudulent Concealment, Product Liability, Tobacco, Wrongful Death, Defective Product, Intentional Tort, Strict Liability
9
Amount:$10,560,000.00
Attorneys:Alex Alvarez, Michael A. Alvarez of The Alvarez Law Firm
Case:Principe v. Morris USA Inc.
Type:Conspiracy, Deceptive Trade Practices, Failure to Warn, False Advertising, Fraudulent Concealment, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Tobacco, Toxic Exposure, Defective Product, Intentional Tort, Intentional Misrepresentation, Negligent Tort, Design Defect
10
Amount:$9,661,233.00
Attorneys:David D. Guiley, Daniel L. Hightower of Daniel L. Hightower P.A.
Case:Searcy v. Brunelle
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Dangerous Instrumentality

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