Top 10 Bench Awards in the United States in 2021

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

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1
Amount:$834,012,000.00
Attorneys:Daniel Alberstone, Peter Klausner, Evan Zucker, Elizabeth Smiley of Baron & Budd, PC; Richard Fried, Patrick McTernan of Cronin, Fried, Sekiya, Kekina & Fairbanks
Case:State of Hawai'i v. Bristol‐Myers Squibb Co., et al.
Type:Deceptive Trade Practices, Consumer Protection, Intentional Tort, Omission of Material Facts
State:Hawaii
2
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
State:Texas
3
Amount:$127,019,343.00
Attorneys:James E. Butler Jr. of Butler, Wooten & Peak L.L.P.
Case:Estate of Andrews v. Autoliv Japan Ltd.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Product Liability, Wrongful Death, Defective Product, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability, Single-Vehicle Accident, Design Defect
State:Georgia
4
Amount:$37,621,027.00
Attorneys:Michael J. Walsh, Karolina A. Dowd, Caitlyn S. Malcynsky of Walsh Woodard L.L.C.
Case:Monroe-Lynch v. State of Connecticut
Type:Government Negligence, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Emotional Distress, Wrongful Birth , Failure to Inform, Lack of Informed Consent, Negligent Tort, Failure to Test
State:Connecticut
5
Amount:$33,000,000.00
Attorneys:James W. Fayssoux Jr. of Fayssoux & Landis P.A.
Case:Estate of Caldwell v. Samkharadze
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Wrongful Death, Gross Negligence, DUI, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
State:South Carolina
6
Amount:$31,000,000.00
Attorneys:Gretchen Myers of The Law Offices of Gretchen Myers PC
Case:D.P., Pro Ami v. Rezendes
Type:Assault & Battery, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Intentional Tort, Child Abuse, Negligent Tort, Day Care Negligence
State:Missouri
7
Amount:$24,991,699.38
Attorneys:Matthew De Lira, Oliver Pelly of Phillips & Pelly, LLP
Case:Jami v. Hard Rock Tile and Stone, LLC, et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Falling Object, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Tort
State:California
8
Amount:$23,720,996.00
Attorneys:Brian J. Panish, Thomas A. Schultz, John W. Shaller, Matthew Stumpf, James M. Trotter of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP; P. Ryan Banafshe of Banafshe Law Firm, PC
Case:Rojas, et al. v. Hajoca Corp., et al.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Amputation
State:California
9
Amount:$21,600,000.00
Attorneys:Roger A. Dreyer, Robert B. Bale, Natalie Dreyer of Dreyer Babich Buccola Wood Campora LLP
Case:Estate of Mezger v. Beechcraft Corp.
Type:Aviation Accident, Failure to Warn, Product Liability, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability, Design Defect
State:California
10
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
State:Texas
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