Top 10 Bench Awards in Texas in 2021

Top 10 Bench Awards in Texas in 2021We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 10 plaintiff's bench awards obtained in Texas in the year 2021. The list is comprised of various case types that were tried either in state or federal courts of Texas.

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1
Amount: $147,762,577.00
Attorneys: Eric D. Wade, Neil Kenton Alexander, Kelly R. Ferrell of Porter Hedges L.L.P.
Case: Downhole Technology L.L.C. v. Estate of VanLue
Type: Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Conversion, Intentional Tort, Bad Faith
2
Amount: $17,398,488.00
Attorneys: George Shipley, Amy L. Snell, Brooksie Bonvillian Boutet of Shipley Snell & Montgomery L.L.P.; Bijan R. Siahatgar, John K. Spiller, David James, Misha Paltiyevich of Clark Hill P.L.C.
Case: Kirby Inland Marine L.P. v. FPG Shipholding Panama 47 S.A.
Type: Business Liability, Pollution, Property Damage, Watercraft Accident, Failure to Train, Negligent Tort
3
Amount: $15,918,837.08
Attorneys: Jonathan D. Sneed, Muhammad S. Aziz of Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Agosto, Aziz & Stogner
Case: Severin v. McHale, et al.
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident, Catastrophic Injury
4
Amount: $6,361,396.00
Attorneys: C. Thomas Schmidt of Schmidt Law Firm P.L.L.C.
Case: Forshee, et al. v. Leung, et al.
Type: Breach of Contract, Defamation, Fraud, Tortious Interference, Intentional Tort, Slander, Commercial Disparagement
5
Amount: $3,624,898.00
Attorneys: Julie Pettit, Lily H. Shanks, David B. Urteago, Jane Cherry of The Pettit Law Firm
Case: Hulme, et al. v. Delgado
Type: Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Fraud, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation, Failure to Disclose
6
Amount: $1,945,668.00
Attorneys: Sashe D. Dimitroff, Sabrina N. Jiwani, Rachel P. Hooper of Baker & Hostetler L.L.P.; Lars L. Berg of Kelly, Hart & Hallman L.L.P.
Case: Steelhead Midstream Partners LLC v. CL III Funding Holding Co. LLC
Type: Breach of Contract, Commercial Litigation
7
Amount: $1,111,634.94
Attorneys: Rickey J. Brantley, Alex Pelley of BrantleyPelley P.L.L.C.
Case: Pana, et al. v. Evangelista-Ysasaga, et al.
Type: Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Legal Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Gross Negligence, Negligent Tort
8
Amount: $1,049,012.00
Attorneys: Richard Risinger, Deputy City Attorney of Pasadena, TX
Case: City of Pasadena v. Gonzalez
Type: Breach of Contract, Breach of Warranty, Deceptive Trade Practices, Intentional Tort, Construction Defect, Faulty Workmanship
9
Amount: $650,679.00
Attorneys: Walter V. Williams, Kurt D. Metscher of Thomas Williams McConnell P.L.L.C.
Case: Shive v. RTRA Properties L.L.C., et al.
Type: Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Fraud, Fraud in the Inducement, Securities Fraud, Promissory Note
10
Amount: $540,142.00
Attorneys: Barry H. Beer of Law Offices of Beer & King P.C.
Case: Paniagua v. The USA
Type: Car Accident, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior

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