Top 10 Bench Awards in the United States in 2020

Top 10 Bench Awards in the United States in 2020We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 10 plaintiff bench awards obtained in the United States in the year 2020. 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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Note: If you have made this list (Top 10 Bench Awards in the United States in 2020) you have also made the list of Top 20 Bench Awards in the United States in 2020.

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Amount: $755,808,545.00
Attorneys: Paul J. Andre, Lisa Kobialka, Hannah Lee, Kristopher B. Kastens, Eileen M. Patt, James Hannah of Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
Case: Centripetal Networks Inc. v. Cisco Syst. Inc.
Type: Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
State: Virginia
Amount: $158,237,296.00
Attorneys: Lee L. Kaplan, Garland Land Murphy, Eugene Zilberman of Smyser Kaplan & Veselka L.L.P.
Case: Vitol Americas Corp. v. Targa Channelview L.L.C.
Type: Breach of Contract, Fraud, Misrepresentation, Unjust Enrichment, Quantum Meruit, Failure to Disclose
State: Texas
Amount: $155,691,486.00
Attorneys: Patrick M. Ryan, Phillip G. Whaley, Jason A. Ryan, Paula M. Jantzen of Ryan Jantzen Coldiron Jantzen Peters & Webber P.L.L.C; Bradley E. Beckworth, Jeffrey Angelovich, Andrew G. Pate, Trey Duck, Susan Whatley of Nix Patterson L.L.P.; Robert N. Barnes, Patranell Lewis, Emily Nash Kitch of Barnes & Lewis L.L.P.; Michael Burrage of Whitten Burrage
Case: Cline, et al. v. Sunoco Inc., et al.
Type: Breach of Contract, Class Action, Commercial Litigation, Debt Collection
State: Oklahoma
Amount: $52,646,326.00
Attorneys: Michael Patrick Doyle of Doyle L.L.P
Case: Lunford Jr. v. Vlive@Vintage Steakhouse L.L.C.
Type: Assault & Battery, Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Security, Gunshot Wound, Gross Negligence, Negligent Tort
State: Texas
Amount: $52,058,981.00
Attorneys: Gregory Leyh, Andrea M. Knernschield, Nicholas Leyh of Gregory Leyh P.C.
Case: Fuentes, et al. v. KM-T.E.H. Realty 8 L.L.C., et al.
Type: Class Action, Deceptive Trade Practices, Malicious Prosecution, Breach of Warranty of Habitability, Landlord-Tenant, Failure to Maintain, Consumer Protection, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress
State: Missouri
Amount: $27,834,819.00
Attorneys: Paul J. Dobrowski, Kathryn E. Hand, Mark C. Gonzalez, Brandon A. Gosch of Dobrowski, Larkin & Stafford L.L.P.; Jean C. Frizzell, Brandon T. Allen, Samantha L. Thompson, Adi Sirkes of Reynolds Frizzell L.L.P; Warren W. Harris of Bracewell L.L.P
Case: U.S. Pipeline v. Rover Pipeline
Type: Breach of Contract, Fraud, Fraud in the Inducement, Negligent Misrepresentation, Unjust Enrichment, Quantum Meruit, Promissory Estoppel
State: Texas
Amount: $17,832,452.00
Attorneys: Gregory M. Cokinos, Robert J. Naudin Jr., Russell W. Smith, Roger D. Townsend, Christopher C. Wan of Cokinos Young; Bruce W. Ficken, Raymond L. DeLuca, Kenneth A. Cushing of Cozen O'Connor
Case: Rover Pipeline v. U.S. Pipeline
Type: Breach of Contract
State: Texas
Amount: $15,982,704.00
Attorneys: Aron J. Gibson of Montero Law
Case: Estate of Navarro v. Billie et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort
State: Florida
Amount: $15,153,488.00
Attorneys: Donald N. Capparella of Dodson Parker Behm & Capparella P.C.; Kenneth Suggs, Gerald D. Jowers Jr. of Janet Janet & Suggs L.L.C.
Case: A.J.J.T., Pro Ami v. USA
Type: Birth Injury, Government Negligence, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Negligent Tort
State: Tennessee
Amount: $13,828,043.00
Attorneys: Keith Fuicelli of Fuicelli & Lee PC
Case: Patrick v. Wilson
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort
State: Colorado
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