Top 20 Verdicts in Texas in 2020

Top 20 Verdicts in Texas in 2020We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 20 plaintiff jury verdicts obtained in Texas in the year 2020. The list is comprised of various case types that were tried either in state or federal courts of Texas.

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Note: If you have made this list (Top 20 Verdicts in Texas in 2020) you have also made the list of Top 50 Verdicts in Texas in 2020.

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1
Amount:$506,200,000.00
Attorneys:Mike McCool, Theodore Stevenson III, Holly E. Engelmann, Erik B. Fountain, Steven J. Pollinger, Kevin L. Burgess, Christine M. Woodin, Seth Hasenour, Samuel F. Baxter, Jennifer Leigh Truelove, Jonathan Yim, Christopher P. McNett of McKool Smith P.C.; Jason G. Sheasby, Hong Zhong, Elliot Z. Chen, Ingrid M. Haslund Petersen, Andrew J. Strabone of Irell & Manella L.L.P; David T. DeZern, Jared Hoggan, Jill Bindler of Gray Reed & McGraw L.L.P
Case:Optis Wireless Tech. L.L.C., et al. v. Apple Inc.
Type:Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
2
Amount:$102,792,510.00
Attorneys:Robert C. Bunt, Charles Ainsworth of Parker, Bunt & Ainsworth P.C.; Jason G. Sheasby, Ben Hattenbach, Anthony Rowles, Lisa S. Glasser, Andrew J. Strabone of Irell & Manella L.L.P.
Case:USAA v. Wells Fargo Bank N.A.
Type:Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
3
Amount:$67,441,000.00
Attorneys:Thomas J. Henry, Robert P. Wilson, Marco Crawford, Reggie Blakely of The Law Offices of Thomas J. Henry
Case:Camacho v. Stewart Builders Inc., et al.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Workplace Safety, Forklift Accident, Negligent Tort
4
Amount:$33,639,000.00
Attorneys:Art Anderson of Winstead PC
Case:Trinity East Energy, LLC v. City of Dallas, Texas
Type:Breach of Contract, Fraud, Inverse Condemnation, Negligent Misrepresentation, Intentional Tort, Negligent Tort
5
Amount:$13,478,106.00
Attorneys:Leon R. Russell of The Russell Law Firm; R. Douglas Gentile of Rouse Frets White Goss Gentile Rhodes; Frank G. Giunta of Giunta Law, P.C.; Cynthia Hollingsworth of Hollingsworth Walker
Case:Cook v. Valentine
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Brain Injury, Strict Liability, Design Defect
6
Amount:$13,205,841.00
Attorneys:David B. Weinstein, Matthew E. Coveler, Emily J. Bogenschutz of Weinstein Tippetts & Little L.L.P.; Travis C. Barton, Jordan K. Mullins of McGinnis Lochridge L.L.P
Case:Daewoo Intl. Corp. v. Atlas Tubular L.L.C.
Type:Breach of Contract
7
Amount:$10,250,272.00
Attorneys:Langdon ‘Trey’ Smith and Michael Gomez of Jim S. Adler & Associates; Francisco Guerra, IV of Watts Guerra LLP; R. Louis Bratton of The Bratton Firm, P.C.
Case:Espinoza, et al. v. John Christner Trucking LLC, et al.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
8
Amount:$8,500,000.00
Attorneys:Melissa Richards Smith, Harry L. Gillam Jr., of Gillam & Smith L.L.P; Steven D. Moore, Taylor J. Pfingst, Rishi Gupta, Norris P. Boothe, Scott Kolassa, William E. Mosley, Taylor H. Ludlam of Koballa, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton L.L.P
Case:GREE Inc. v. Supercell
Type:Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
9
Amount:$7,396,314.00
Attorneys:L. Todd Kelly, Jaime Lynn of The Carlson Law Firm, PC
Case:Claxton v. Rayner, et al.
Type:Business Liability, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Failure to Maintain, Failure to Train, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
10
Amount:$4,675,000.00
Attorneys:George L. Salinas Jr., John R. Bozada II of Law Offices of George Salinas P.L.L.C.
Case:Wammack Jr. v. Howell Crane & Rigging Inc.
Type:Failure to Warn, Falling Object, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Negligent Training, Crane Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
11
Amount:$4,109,750.00
Attorneys:William W. Lundquist of Lundquist Law Firm; Robert D. Green, William Jones, Hunter Klein of Green & Klein
Case:Commerce Office Park‐One, L.P. v. Texas Windstorm Ins. Assoc.
Type:Breach of Contract, Insurance Bad Faith, Property Damage
12
Amount:$4,000,000.00
Attorneys:Muhammad S. Aziz of Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Agosto, Aziz & Stogner
Case:Pruitt v. Asphalt Zipper Inc.
Type:Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Work Accident, Defective Product, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
13
Amount:$3,941,969.00
Attorneys:Robert E. Goodman Jr., Eric N. Roberson, of Kilgore & Kilgore P.L.L.C
Case:Grim v. City of Denton
Type:Breach of Contract, Wrongful Termination, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
14
Amount:$3,936,826.00
Attorneys:S. Scott West, Maddison M. West of The West Law Firm
Case:Tatom v. Production Specialties Corp., et al.
Type:Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Product Liability, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Fall, Defective Product, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability, Design Defect
15
Amount:$3,619,804.00
Attorneys:Millard A. Johnson, Bradley L. DeLuca Johnson DeLuca Kurisky & Gould P.C; Russell Foster, Brandon T. Darden of Carver DardenKoretzky TessierFinn Blossman & Areaux L.L.C
Case:ANKOR E&P Holdings Corp. v. Yazoo Venture L.L.C.
Type:Breach of Contract, Fraud, Misrepresentation, Unjust Enrichment, Quantum Meruit
16
Amount:$3,420,000.00
Attorneys:Michael R. Cowen and Malorie J. Peacock of Cowen Rodriguez and Peacock
Case:Tovar v. M Construction Ltd.
Type:Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Premises Liability, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Wrongful Death, Fall, Negligent Tort
17
Amount:$1,958,500.00
Attorneys:Mike Moriarty of Moriarty Law Firm; Jud Waltman, The Lanier Law Firm, P.C.
Case:Garner v. Waldrop Construction
Type:Construction Accident, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Fall, Negligent Tort
18
Amount:$1,586,000.00
Attorneys:Peter Scaff, Mary Frazier, Philip Morgan of Bradley ArantBoult Cummings L.L.P; Rhonda R. Weiner, Gardere Wynne Sewell L.L.P
Case:Ahmed v. Mehta
Type:Fraud, Unjust Enrichment, Intentional Tort, Breach of Duty of Care
19
Amount:$1,178,742.00
Attorneys:Matthew L. Benson, of Matthew L. Benson, P.C.
Case:Anson Distributing L.L.C. v. Starco Impex Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract, Fraud, Misrepresentation, Quantum Meruit
20
Amount:$1,135,000.00
Attorneys:Thomas J. Henry, Robert P. Wilson of The Law Offices of Thomas J. Henry
Case:Jackson v. Texdoor Transportation, L.L.C., et al.
Type:Bicycle Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Hiring, Negligent Training, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior

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