Top 20 Personal Injury Verdicts in the United States in 2020

Top 20 Personal Injury Verdicts in the United States in 2020We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 20 personal injury 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 20 Personal Injury Verdicts in the United States in 2020) you have also made the list of Top 50 Personal Injury Verdicts in the United States 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:$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
2
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
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
State:Texas
4
Amount:$50,000,000.00
Attorneys:Jon C. Conlin, F. Jerome Tapley, Nina Herring, Mitchell Theodore from Cory Watson, PC
Case:Abbott v. E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co.
Type:Business Liability, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Toxic Exposure, Emotional Distress, Negligent Tort
State:Ohio
5
Amount:$38,164,263.00
Attorneys:Timothy S. Trecek, Jesse B. Blocher, Elissa M. Bowlin, Susan R. Tyndall of Habush Habush & Rottier
Case:Vanderventer v. Hyundai Motors Co., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Negligent Tort, Paraplegia, Paralysis Injury, Design Defect
State:Wisconsin
6
Amount:$25,656,686.00
Attorneys:Ryan Saba, Robert Karwin, Tyler Vanderpool of Rosen Saba LLP
Case:Tusant v. City of Hemet
Type:Dangerous Condition, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
State:California
7
Amount:$21,513,000.00
Attorneys:Denis M. Delja of The Dunnion Law Firm
Case:Maclovio v. Brewer
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Catastrophic Injury, Quadriplegia, Paralysis Injury
State:California
8
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
State:Florida
9
Amount:$18,000,000.00
Attorneys:Jonathan M. Ritter, S. Edmond El Dabe of ElDabe Ritter Trial Lawyers; Joshua E. Ritter of Werksman, Jackson & Quinn LLP
Case:Estate of Shen v. Hershel
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Emotional Distress, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
State:California
10
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
State:Texas
11
Amount:$13,426,000.00
Attorneys:Christopher Madeksho of Madeksho Law; Alexandra Caggiano, Phillip Chu of Weinstein Caggiano
Case:Budd v. Kaiser Gypsum Co., Inc.
Type:Asbestos Exposure, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Defective Product, Mesothelioma, Strict Liability
State:Washington
12
Amount:$12,195,000.00
Attorneys:Richard A. Cook, Bryan Tisch, Brandon Yosha of Yosha Cook & Tisch
Case:Simmons v. Indianapolis Power & Light
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Electrical Injury, Negligent Tort
State:Indiana
13
Amount:$11,929,722.00
Attorneys:Brent P. Frederick, Michael T. Beckers of Frederick & Beckers L.L.C.
Case:Brown v. Fireman’s Fund Ins. Co., et al.
Type:Bicycle Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:Louisiana
14
Amount:$10,838,000.00
Attorneys:Brendan B. Lupetin, Gregory R. Unatin and Jerry I. Meyers of Meyers Evans Lupetin & Unatin LLC
Case:Miller v. Biggs, et al.
Type:Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:Pennsylvania
15
Amount:$10,600,000.00
Attorneys:Seth A. Harris, Alison R. Keenan, Blake G. Goldfarb of Burns & Harris
Case:Barragan v. NYCTA, et al.
Type:Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
State:New York
16
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
State:Florida
17
Amount:$10,556,490.00
Attorneys:Ricardo Echeverria, Kristin Hobbs of Shernoff Bidart Echeverria LLP; Stuart Chandler of Chandler Law
Case:Singh, et al. v. Capay Inc.
Type:Business Liability, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Forklift Accident, Negligent Tort, Amputation
State:California
18
Amount:$10,094,668.00
Attorneys:Robert N. Gellatly, David M. Beninger, Andrew Hoyal, Patricia Anderson of Luvera Law Firm; Robert A. Clifford, Kevin P. Durkin, Sean P. Driscoll of Clifford Law Offices P.C.
Case:Linton v. National Railroad Passenger Corp.
Type:Business Liability, Deceptive Trade Practices, Personal Injury, Railroad Accident, Brain Injury, Intentional Tort, Failure to Supervise, Failure to Inform, Failure to Train, Negligent Tort
State:Washington
19
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
State:Florida
20 (tie)
Amount:$9,000,000.00
Attorneys:Marc P. Kunen, Jose L. Becerra of The Ferraro Law Firm P.A.
Case:Moure-Cabrera v. Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., et al.
Type:Asbestos Exposure, Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Defective Product, Mesothelioma, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
State:Florida
20 (tie)
Amount:$9,000,000.00
Attorneys:Jason Lesnevec, Michael S. Lamonsoff of Law Offices of Michael S. Lamonsoff P.L.L.C.
Case:Del Valle v. The City of New York
Type:Assault & Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Government Negligence, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, False Arrest, Emotional Distress, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Negligent Tort
State:New York

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