Top 10 Wrongful Death Verdicts in the United States in 2021

Top 10 Wrongful Death Verdicts in the United States in 2021We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 10 wrongful death verdicts 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:$301,040,000,000.00
Attorneys:Craig M. Sico of Sico, Hoelscher & Harris LLP; John T. Flood of John T. Flood, LLP
Case:Estate of Kindred v. Beer Belly's Sports Bar
Type:Car Accident, Dram Shop Liability, Motor Vehicle Accident, Wrongful Death, DUI, Negligent Tort
State:Texas
2
Amount:$1,002,000,000.00
Attorneys:Curry G. Pajcic, Betsy Cardenas, Bob Link, Benjamin E. Richard of Pajcic & Pajcic P.A.
Case:Estate of Dzion v. AJD Business Services Inc., et al.
Type:Business Liability, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Negligence in Employment, Negligent Supervision, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Hiring, Emotional Distress, Gross Negligence, Multi-Vehicle Accident, Negligent Tort
State:Florida
3
Amount:$730,000,000.00
Attorneys:Nelson J. Roach, Keith L. Langston, Klint Bruno of Roach Langston Bruno L.L.P.; Brent Goudarzi, Marty Young of Goudarzi & Young L.L.P.
Case:Estate of Combest v. Allred
Type:Business Liability, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Gross Negligence, Negligent Tort
State:Texas
4
Amount:$222,000,000.00
Attorneys:S. Scott West of The West Law Firm; Jason A. Itkin, Cory Itkin of Arnold & Itkin, LLP
Case:Most v. Team Industrial Services Inc.
Type:Business Liability, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Wrongful Death, Negligent Maintenance, Failure to Monitor, Negligent Tort
State:Texas
5
Amount:$200,000,000.00
Attorneys:Donald R. Fountain, Julie H. Littky-Rubin, Ben J. Whitman of Clark Fountain La Vista Prather & Littky-Rubin, LLP; Drew Ashby, Maxwell K. Thelen of The Ashby Firm
Case:Estate of R.P.B. v. Malibu Boats, LLC, et al.
Type:Failure to Warn, Product Liability, Watercraft Accident, Wrongful Death, Defective Product, Motorboat Accident, Drowning Accident, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability, Design Defect
State:Georgia
6
Amount:$74,000,000.00
Attorneys:Ronald E. Johnson, Jay R. Vaughn of Hendy Johnson Vaughn Emery
Case:Godwin v. Eaton Asfalt Paving Co., Inc., et al.
Type:Business Liability, Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Emotional Distress, Negligent Tort
State:Kentucky
7
Amount:$67,107,500.00
Attorneys:Edmund Davis of Law Office of Edmund Davis; Charles Medearis of Law Office of Charles Medearis
Case:Estate of Nobles v. Egal, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Wrongful Death, Gunshot Wound, Intentional Tort, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct
State:Texas
8
Amount:$66,500,000.00
Attorneys:Brent J. Savage ofSavage, Turner, Pinckney, Savage, & Sprouse; Brad S. McLelland of Law Office of Brad S. McLelland, PC
Case:Dock v. McLendon, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Wrongful Death, DUI, Negligent Tort
State:Georgia
9
Amount:$43,000,000.00
Attorneys:Alex Alvarez of The Alvarez Law Firm
Case:Lipp v. Philip Morris USA Inc.
Type:Fraudulent Concealment, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Tobacco, Wrongful Death, Defective Product, Intentional Tort, Strict Liability
State:Florida
10 (tie)
Amount:$40,000,000.00
Attorneys:Diego C. Asencio of Diego C. Asencio, PA; William D. Bone of Bill Bone
Case:Estate of Harvey v. White
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Wrongful Death, DUI, Negligent Tort
State:Florida
10 (tie)
Amount:$40,000,000.00
Attorneys:John Lukacs, Jr., Jose A. Raposo, Jr. of Raposo & Lukacs
Case:Estate of Ruiz v. Holt
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Wrongful Death, DUI, Negligent Tort
State:Florida
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