Top 50 Personal Injury Verdicts in the United States in 2021

Top 50 Personal Injury Verdicts in the United States in 2021We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 50 personal injury 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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Amount:$33,889,968.00
Attorneys:Manuel R. Reboso, Alexandra M. Reboso, Andrew P. Rodriguez of Rossman, Baumberger, Reboso & Spier P.A.; Robert D. Peltz of The Peltz Law Firm, P.A.
Case:Canales v. VFK Head Corp.
Type:Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Defective Product, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability, Amputation, Design Defect
State:Florida
22 (tie)
Amount:$32,000,000.00
Attorneys:Ray Panek of Elefterakis, Elefterakis & Panek
Case:Cordner v. Hudson News Distributors LLC
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
State:New York
22 (tie)
Amount:$32,000,000.00
Attorneys:Scott Frost of Frost Law Firm PC; Bonnie Steinwolf, Kush Shukla of Meirowitz & Wasserberg
Case:Weist v. Air & Liquid Systems Corp., et al.
Type:Asbestos Exposure, Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Toxic Exposure, Wrongful Death, Mesothelioma, Contractor Negligence, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability
State:South Carolina
23
Amount:$29,500,000.00
Attorneys:Brian Nettles, Christian Morris, Victoria Allen of Nettles Morris Law Firm ; Jeffrey Cook, Joseph Thomas of Driggers Schultz & Herbst
Case:Giacalone v. Medicwest Ambulance, Inc., et al.
Type:Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Failure to Treat, Paramedic Malpractice, Negligent Tort
State:Nevada
24
Amount:$27,882,915.49
Attorneys:Ronald J. Schutz, Patrick M. Arenz, Emily E. Niles, Jessica L. Gutierrez of Robins Kaplan L.L.P.
Case:Tholen v. Assist America Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract, Business Liability, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Amputation
State:Minnesota
25
Amount:$27,798,967.00
Attorneys:Christopher K. Cooke of Secrest Wardle
Case:Hairston v. Zeeland Farm Services Inc.
Type:Personal Injury, Product Liability, Defective Product, Strict Liability
State:Michigan
26
Amount:$27,458,000.00
Attorneys:Benno Ashrafi, Elizabeth Topolosky, Danny R. Kraft, Jr. of Weitz & Luxenberg P.C.
Case:Johnson v. Johnson & Johnson, et al.
Type:Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Defective Product, Talc Exposure, Mesothelioma, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
State:California
27
Amount:$26,600,000.00
Attorneys:Arthur G. Zack, Melissa A. Brennan of Feinberg, Campbell & Zack PC; Andrew Abraham, Martin Sabounjian, Harrison Lebov of Keches Law Group
Case:Rooney v. White - Skanska - Consigli J.V.
Type:Construction Accident, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Fall, Scaffolding Accident, Contractor Negligence, Negligent Tort
State:Massachusetts
28
Amount:$26,572,967.00
Attorneys:Joseph D. Satterley, Ian A. Rivamonte of Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood
Case:Prudencio v. Johnson & Johnson, et al.
Type:Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Talc Exposure, Mesothelioma, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability, Design Defect
State:California
29
Amount:$26,500,000.00
Attorneys:Timothy J. Grimes, Jeffrey A. Mega of Decof, Barry, Mega & Quinn, PC
Case:Traficante v. Rhode Island Airport Corp., et al.
Type:Personal Injury, Toxic Exposure, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Brain Injury, Carbon Monoxide Poisoning, Negligent Tort
State:Rhode Island
30
Amount:$26,100,000.00
Attorneys:Patrick J. Cullan, Joseph P. Cullan of Cullan & Cullan LLC
Case:V.M., Pro Ami v. Nebraska Pediatric Practice Inc., et al.
Type:Business Liability, Failure to Diagnose, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Failure to Treat, Premature Discharge, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:Nebraska
31
Amount:$26,004,743.00
Attorneys:Michael L. Bloch, Roberta A. Kaplan, Raymond Tolentino, Yotam Barkai, Alexandra K. Conlon, Jonathan Kay of Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP; Karen L. Dunn, Jessica Phillips, William A. Isaacson, Giovanni Sanchez of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP; Robert T. Cahill, David E. Mills, Joshua M. Siegel, Alan Levine of Cooley LLP; J. Benjamin Rottenborn of Woods Rogers PLC
Case:Sines, et al. v. Kessler, et al.
Type:Assault & Battery, Conspiracy, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Racial Harassment
State:Virginia
32
Amount:$23,000,000.00
Attorneys:Matthew J. Adair of Cooney & Conway; Jason P. Weinstein of Weitz & Luxenberg P.C.
Case:Cowger v. Qualitex Co.
Type:Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Defective Product, Mesothelioma, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability, Failure to Test
State:Illinois
33
Amount:$22,500,000.00
Attorneys:Thomas J. Henry, Russell W. Endsley, Roger L. Turk of Thomas J. Henry Law, PLLC; Bryan F. Aylstock of Aylstock, Witkin, Kreis & Overholtz PLLC; Andre Mura of Gibbs Law Group L.L.P.; Douglas C. Monsour of The Monsour Law Firm
Case:Finley v. 3M Co., et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Warranty, Consumer Fraud, Deceptive Trade Practices, Failure to Warn, Fraud, Fraudulent Concealment, Negligent Misrepresentation, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Defective Product, Unjust Enrichment, Intentional Tort, Intentional Misrepresentation, Gross Negligence, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability, Design Defect
State:Florida
34
Amount:$21,059,014.00
Attorneys:Patrick A. Salvi II, Robert Kohen of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C.
Case:Neese v. Taylor
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort
State:Illinois
35
Amount:$20,800,000.00
Attorneys:John F. 'Jack' Denove of Cheong & Denove; Jacqueline del Valle Vitti Frederick, Sunny Hawks of Frederick Law Firm
Case:Fear, et al. v. Geiger, et al.
Type:Dog Bite, Government Negligence, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Emotional Distress, Animal Attack, Failure to Train, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
State:California
36
Amount:$20,636,313.44
Attorneys:Mark J. Leonardo of Kuzyk Law, LLP
Case:Isom v. MacCarthy
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Brain Injury, DUI, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
State:California
37
Amount:$20,500,000.00
Attorneys:Donald J. Cazayoux Jr., J. Lane Ewingof Cazayoux Ewing Law Firm; Robert M. Marionneaux Jr. of Marionneaux Law Firm
Case:Estate of Glaser v. Cowart
Type:Business Liability, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort
State:Louisiana
38
Amount:$19,142,635.00
Attorneys:Jason A. Itkin, Cory Itkin of Arnold & Itkin LLP
Case:Casarez v. Taylor, et al.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Gross Negligence, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Single-Vehicle Accident
State:Texas
39
Amount:$18,946,635.00
Attorneys:Peyton P. Murphy, Ashleigh N. Mazerac, Brian L. McCullough, Troy D. Morain, Renee H. Pennington, James E. Moore of Murphy Law Firm L.L.C.; Lewis O. Unglesby of Unglesby Law Firm
Case:Barber Brothers Contracting Co. LLC v. Capitol City Produce Co. LLC, et al.
Type:Business Liability, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Brain Injury, Failure to Supervise, Failure to Train, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:Louisiana
40
Amount:$18,150,750.00
Attorneys:Jack J. Casciato, Bradley M. Cosgrove of Clifford Law Offices P.C.
Case:Cornejo v. Alliance Shippers Inc., et al.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Brain Injury, Negligent Hiring, Emotional Distress, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Single-Vehicle Accident
State:Illinois
41
Amount:$17,002,000.00
Attorneys:Dale K. Galipo, Eric Valenzuela, Renee V. Masongsong of Law Offices of Dale K. Galipo
Case:French v. City of Los Angeles, et al.
Type:Assault & Battery, Excessive Force, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Gunshot Wound, Intentional Tort, Negligent Hiring, Emotional Distress, Negligent Training, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Negligent Retention
State:California
42
Amount:$16,674,097.49
Attorneys:Lucas Garrett, Thomas Breen of Schroeter Goldmark & Bender
Case:Holdsworth v. Scapa Waycross, Inc.
Type:Asbestos Exposure, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Wrongful Death, Defective Product, Mesothelioma, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
State:Washington
43
Amount:$15,556,000.00
Attorneys:James J. McEldrew, Daniel Purtell, John J. Coyle, Marcus A. Washington, Matthew Richards of McEldrew Young Purtell Merritt
Case:Meszaros v. SEPTA
Type:Personal Injury, Railroad Accident, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, FELA, Negligent Tort
State:Pennsylvania
44
Amount:$14,200,000.00
Attorneys:Benjamin J. Sansone of Sansone & Lauber
Case:Woodgate v. ST. James Winery Inc., et al.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Brain Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability
State:Missouri
45 (tie)
Amount:$13,500,000.00
Attorneys:Susan Kang Gordon of Law Office of Susan Kang Gordon; Jennifer Fiore of Fiore Achermann, ALC; Jody Moore of Johnson Moore
Case:Ledesma, et al. v. Mariner Health Care, Inc., et al.
Type:Nursing Home Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Elder Abuse, Inadequate Care, Negligent Tort
State:California
45 (tie)
Amount:$13,500,000.00
Attorneys:Michael S. Porter, Eric C. Nordby of Porter Nordby Howe LLP
Case:Lewis v. Delaney-Rowland, et al.
Type:Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Misdiagnosis, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Failure to Treat, Failure to Refer, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Failure to Test, Amputation
State:New York
45 (tie)
Amount:$13,500,000.00
Attorneys:Andrew Finkelstein, Kenneth Fromson of Finkelstein & Partners
Case:Noller v. Red Hawk Fire & Security, LLC
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:New York
46
Amount:$13,100,559.00
Attorneys:William E. Applegate IV, David B. Lail, Reynolds H. Blankenship of Yarborough Applegate Law Firm, LLC
Case:Cato v. South Carolina Department of Transport., et al.
Type:Business Liability, Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
State:South Carolina
47
Amount:$13,062,320.00
Attorneys:Thomas W. Pirtle, Buffy K. Martines of Laminack, Pirtle & Martines L.L.P.; Keith M. Jensen of Jensen & Associates P.L.L.C.
Case:Camarillo v. 3M Co.
Type:Failure to Warn, Negligent Misrepresentation, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Defective Product, Intentional Tort, Intentional Misrepresentation, Gross Negligence, Negligent Tort, Design Defect
State:Florida
48
Amount:$13,000,000.00
Attorneys:Spencer Lucas, Nadine Khedry of Panish Shea & Boyle, LLP; Simon Esfandi, Joseph P. Shirazi of Compass Law Group, PC
Case:J.D., Pro Ami v. Fitness Alliance
Type:Business Liability, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Sexual Abuse, Psychological Injury, Breach of Duty of Care, Negligent Tort
State:California
49
Amount:$12,622,239.00
Attorneys:Daniel K. Kramer, Teresa Johnson of Kramer Trial Lawyers APC; Stuart B. Esner, Kathleen J. Becket, Andrew N. Chang of Esner, Chang & Boyer
Case:Acosta v. Mas Realty LLC, et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Falling Object, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
State:California
50
Amount:$12,500,000.00
Attorneys:Jessica L. O’Neill Gooding, Robert F. Goings of Goings Law Firm, LLC
Case:Bookman v. Buffkin
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, DUI, Negligent Tort
State:South Carolina
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