Top 50 Motor Vehicle Accident Verdicts in the United States in 2020

Top 50 Motor Vehicle Accident Verdicts in the United States in 2020We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 50 motor vehicle accident 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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1
Amount:$410,226,608.00
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
2
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
3
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
4
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
5
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
6
Amount:$21,029,363.00
Attorneys:R. Shane Lazenby of Lazenby Law Group L.L.C.
Case:Estate of Holland v. Cypress Insurance Co., et al.
Type:Business Liability, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
State:Georgia
7
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
8
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
9
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
10
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
11
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
12
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
State:Texas
13
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
14
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
State:Texas
15
Amount:$6,000,000.00
Attorneys:Curtis C. Osborne of Osborne Law Firm P.C.; Wade E. Byrd of Law Offices of Wade E. Byrd P.A.
Case:Estate of Pendergrass v. S&D Coffee Inc., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Head-on Collision, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:North Carolina
16
Amount:$5,445,637.00
Attorneys:Matt Powell of MattLaw
Case:Young v. McCoy, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort
State:Florida
17
Amount:$5,000,000.00
Attorneys:Norman M. Hobbie, Jacqueline DeCarlo, Justin Lee Klein of Hobbie, Corrigan & DeCarlo P.C.
Case:N.P., Pro Ami v. Lighty, et al.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Burn Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:New Jersey
18
Amount:$4,677,880.00
Attorneys:Daniel J. Temming of Robbins, Kelly, Patterson & Tucker
Case:Hanlon v. Henderson, et al.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:Ohio
19
Amount:$4,662,572.00
Attorneys:Christopher M. Drury of Dimond Kaplan & Rothstein, PA; Todd L. Wallen of Wallen Kelley
Case:Winkeljohn v. Callari
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, DUI, Negligent Tort
State:Florida
20
Amount:$4,436,259.00
Attorneys:Michael Armienti of Armienti, DeBellis, Guglielmo & Rhoden L.L.P.
Case:Deflorio v. County of Nassau
Type:Car Accident, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Emotional Distress, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident, Emergency Vehicle Accident
State:New York
21
Amount:$4,375,018.00
Attorneys:Joseph F. Gaar Jr., Jacob H. Hargett, Jason M. Welborn, Lucas S. Colligan of Gaar Law Firm; Mark T. Murray of Stevenson & Murray
Case:Hall v. Landstar Ranger Inc., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:Louisiana
22
Amount:$4,030,000.00
Attorneys:Emil L. Samuels of Kelner & Kelner
Case:Miller v. Camelot Communications Group Inc., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Single-Vehicle Accident
State:New York
23 (tie)
Amount:$3,500,000.00
Attorneys:Max J Stagliano, Raymond A. Gill of Gill & Chamas L.L.C.
Case:Bennett v. Hill, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Underinsured Motorist, Negligent Tort
State:New Jersey
23 (tie)
Amount:$3,500,000.00
Attorneys:Peter A. Pentony of WilliamsFord
Case:Keane v. Ibarra, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability
State:West Virginia
24
Amount:$3,464,288.00
Attorneys:Raymond D. McElfish of McElfish Law Firm; Bob B. Khakshooy, Sandeep G. Agarwal of Law Offices of Bob B. Khakshooy
Case:Qaadir v. Adan Ordonez Trucking
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Hiring, Negligent Training, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Negligent Retention
State:California
25
Amount:$3,318,593.00
Attorneys:Joseph H. Shaughnessy, Jared Wise, Brian McClain of Morgan & Morgan P.A.
Case:Griggs v. PV Holding Corp., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:Florida
26
Amount:$3,185,209.00
Attorneys:William Michael Berman of Berman & Riedel; John H. Gomez of Gomez Trial Attorneys
Case:Hernandez v. Wu
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Emotional Distress, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
State:California
27
Amount:$3,061,682.00
Attorneys:Daniel J. Caplis, Babar Waheed, Ethan A. McQuinn of The Dan Caplis Law Firm L.L.C.; Bradley A. Levin, Elisabeth Owen of Levin Sitcoff P.C.
Case:Dahmer v. Palm
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Emotional Distress, DUI, Negligent Tort
State:Colorado
28
Amount:$2,840,765.00
Attorneys:Jeremy M. Paul, Giovanni Stewart, Michael Fox Orr of Orr Cook.
Case:Wildes v. Northern Florida Transportation Group L.L.C., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:Florida
29
Amount:$2,800,000.00
Attorneys:Conrad Szewczyk of Conrad Szewczyk & Associates
Case:Estate of Przeslica v. Rodriguez, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Wrongful Death, DUI, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
State:Illinois
30
Amount:$2,797,683.72
Attorneys:Gary Slobin of Alpert, Slobin & Rubenstein
Case:Estate of Schneider v. Hanasab, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, Negligent Maintenance, Scooter Accident, Negligent Tort
State:New York
31
Amount:$2,716,500.00
Attorneys:Pius Joseph of Law Offices of Pius Joseph
Case:Jimenez v. Badio, et al.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Negligent Supervision, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Work Accident, Brain Injury, Negligent Hiring, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Single-Vehicle Accident, Negligent Retention
State:California
32
Amount:$2,645,000.00
Attorneys:Jeffrey Patti of Patti & Patti, LLC
Case:Gates v. Passaaic County
Type:Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
State:New Jersey
33
Amount:$2,600,000.00
Attorneys:Richard L. Pullano, Mathew T. Siporin of Pullano Law Offices
Case:Estate of Lesslie v. Rodriguez, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Wrongful Death, DUI, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
State:Illinois
34
Amount:$2,500,000.00
Attorneys:Atticus N. Wegman of Aitken Aitken Cohn
Case:Barraza v. Ginther
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:California
35
Amount:$2,455,273.00
Attorneys:Daniel J. Caplis, Michael P. Kane, Michael Annerino of The Dan Caplis Law Firm L.L.C.
Case:Herbka v. Metro Care Ambulance L.L.C.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:Colorado
36
Amount:$2,258,955.00
Attorneys:Mark T. Packo of Ged Lawyers L.L.P.
Case:Estate of Morreale v. Maida
Type:Bicycle Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort
State:Florida
37
Amount:$2,239,350.00
Attorneys:Armen M. Tashjian of Law Offices of Armen M. Tashjian; Stephen L. Bucklin of Bucklin Law Firm APC
Case:Cassady v. LACMTA
Type:Bicycle Accident, Bus Accident, Business Liability, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
State:California
38
Amount:$2,221,768.00
Attorneys:Daniel Benji, Albert Ng of Carpenter, Zuckerman & Rowley; Nicole Dolle of RMD Law
Case:Collazo v. County of Orange
Type:Car Accident, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:California
39
Amount:$2,100,000.00
Attorneys:John L. Nisivaco of Chicago Injury Lawyers, LLC
Case:Perez v. Larry’s Cartage Co., Inc., et al.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Failure to Train, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Single-Vehicle Accident
State:Illinois
40
Amount:$2,011,845.00
Attorneys:John Zaremba of Zaremba, Brownell & Brown P.L.L.C.
Case:Impoco v. Marjam Supply Co. Inc., et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Truck Accident, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
State:New York
41
Amount:$2,000,000.00
Attorneys:Robert L. Mitchell of Cunningham Bounds L.L.C.
Case:Gant v. Southeastern Freight Lines Inc.
Type:Business Liability, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort, Emergency Vehicle Accident
State:Alabama
42
Amount:$1,950,000.00
Attorneys:John T. Stamps, III of The Stamps Law Group, LLC; T. Tom Perry, Jr. of Manley Traeger Perry Stapp & Compton
Case:Jordan v. Cheeks, et al.
Type:Business Liability, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability
State:Alabama
43
Amount:$1,911,371.00
Attorneys:Ivan S. Zackheim of Law Office of Ivan S. Zackheim
Case:Estate of Nikolaychuk v. National Casualty Co.
Type:Breach of Contract, Car Accident, Insurance Bad Faith, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Underinsured Motorist, Wrongful Death, Single-Vehicle Accident
State:Oregon
44
Amount:$1,876,346.00
Attorneys:Scott Kang, Natasha Cobb of Kang Law Group
Case:Pecora v. Silva, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Dram Shop Liability, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, DUI, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
State:Oregon
45
Amount:$1,800,000.00
Attorneys:G. Rutledge Durant of Riesen Durant
Case:Glenney v. Robertson
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, DUI, Negligent Tort
State:South Carolina
46
Amount:$1,755,500.00
Attorneys:Jerold “Gene” Sullivan, David Ebenhack of Sullivan & Sullivan
Case:Smith v. Jennison
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:California
47
Amount:$1,753,220.00
Attorneys:Frank F. Fernandez III, The Fernandez Firm; Daniel A. Iracki, Howard C. Coker, Janeen M. Kirch of Coker Law
Case:Looney v. Crime, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Underinsured Motorist, Negligent Tort
State:Florida
48
Amount:$1,687,500.00
Attorneys:Taylor Ernst, Don Ernst of Ernst Law Group
Case:Flick v. Reyes
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, DUI, Multi-Vehicle Accident, Negligent Tort
State:California
49
Amount:$1,639,045.00
Attorneys:Jeffrey A. Danzig, Ven R. Johnson of Johnson Law P.L.C.
Case:Sanderson v. Wright, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability
State:Michigan
50
Amount:$1,598,759.00
Attorneys:Adam G. Kornblau of Kornblau & Kornblau P.C.; Mark H. Riesenfeld of Law Office of Mark H. Riesenfeld
Case:Toch v. Evans
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
State:Pennsylvania

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