Top 10 Verdicts in the United States in 2020

Top 10 Verdicts in the United States in 2020We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 10 plaintiff jury verdicts 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 Verdicts in the United States in 2020) you have also made the list of Top 20 Verdicts in the United States in 2020.

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1
Amount:$1,108,042,349.00
Attorneys:James R. Asperger, Kevin P.B. Johnson, Todd M. Briggs of Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP
Case:California Institute of Technology v. Broadcom Ltd.
Type:Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
State:California
2
Amount:$854,565,576.00
Attorneys:Mike De Vries, Gianni Cutri, Adam Alper, Pat Carson, Leslie Schmidt, Ben Herbert, Adam Kaufmann, Joshua Simmons of Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Case:Syntel Sterling Best Shores Mauritius Limited v. Trizetto Group Inc.
Type:Copyright Infringement, Intellectual Property Infringement, Misappropriation of Trade Secrets, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
State:New York
3
Amount:$787,300,000.00
Attorneys:Chris Panatier of Simon Greenstone Panatier; Christopher Placitella, Harry Roth of Cohen Placitella & Roth; Moshe Maimon of Levy Konigsberg
Case:Barden, et al. v. Johnson & Johnson
Type:Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Defective Product, Talc Exposure, Mesothelioma, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
State:New Jersey
4
Amount:$585,000,000.00
Attorneys:Morgan Chu, Alan J. Heinrich, Elizabeth C. Tuan of Irell & Manella LLP; Andrea W. Jeffreis, Luke J. Burton of Jones Day
Case:Juno Therapeutics Inc. v. Kite Pharma Inc.
Type:Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
State:California
5
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
State:Texas
6
Amount:$502,848,848.00
Attorneys:Bradley W. Caldwell, J. Austin Curry, Hamad M. Hamad, Christopher S. Stewart, Daniel R. Pearson, John F. Summers of Caldwell Cassady & Curry; T. John Ward Jr. of Ward, Smith & Hill, PLLC
Case:VirnetX Inc. v. Apple Inc.
Type:Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
State:Texas
7
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
State:Florida
8
Amount:$265,000,000.00
Attorneys:Billy R. Randles, Beverly T. Randles, Angela M. Splittgerber of Randles & Splittgerber L.L.P.; Brett A. Davis, Tracey F. George, L. Benjamin Mook of Davis George Mook L.L.C.
Case:Bader Farms Inc., et al. v. Monsanto Co., et al.
Type:Conspiracy, Failure to Warn, Product Liability, Property Damage, Intentional Tort, Negligent Training, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability, Design Defect
State:Missouri
9
Amount:$236,836,876.00
Attorneys:Adam Adler, Courtland L. Reichman, Ariel Green, Jennifer Estremera, Joachim B. Steinberg, Shawna L. Ballard, Kate M. Falkenstien, MIchael G. Flanigan, Christine E. Lehman, Jaime F. Cardenas-Navia, Wesley Lanier White, Khue V. Hoang, Sarah O. Jorgensen of Reichman & Jorgensen L.L.P.; Gary J. Toman of Weinberg Wheeler Hudgins Gunn & Dial; Julie M.K. Siegal, Paul D. Clement of Kirkland & Ellis L.L.P.; Kenneth L. Dorsney of Morris James L.L.P.
Case:Cirba v. VMware
Type:Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
State:Delaware
10
Amount:$150,876,732.00
Attorneys:Albert Thomas Morris, Angela Williams, Elspeth A. England of United States Department of Justice
Case:Aldridge v. Cain, et al.
Type:False Claims Act, Qui Tam, Unjust Enrichment, Health Care Fraud, Intentional Tort
State:Mississippi

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