Top 50 Wrongful Death Verdicts in the United States in 2022

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We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 50 wrongful death verdicts obtained in the United States in the year 2022. 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:$33,850,000.00
Attorneys:Arash Homampour, Ronan Duggan of The Homampour Law Firm
Case:Estate of Ruvalcaba v. City of Victorville
Type:Assault & Battery, Government Negligence, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability
State:California
22
Amount:$33,500,000.00
Attorneys:Daniel J. Stohr of Daniel J. Stohr, Attorney at Law
Case:Seats, et al. v. Village of Dolton, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Negligent Training, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Emergency Vehicle Accident, Bodily Injury, Vehicular Accident
State:Illinois
23
Amount:$30,000,000.00
Attorneys:Vanessa J. Firnhaber Oslund, Brendan E. Little, Erica L. Bergmann of Bergman Draper Oslund Udo PLLC
Case:Estate of Ibarra v. Ameron International Corp., et al.
Type:Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Work Accident, Wrongful Death, Defective Product, Mesothelioma, Negligent Tort, Design Defect, Occupational Injury
State:Oregon
24
Amount:$26,750,000.00
Attorneys:Edwin Budge, Erik J. Heipt, Hank Balson of Budge & Heipt PLLC
Case:Estate of Hill v. Naphcare Inc., et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Government Negligence, Wrongful Death, Denial of Medical Care, Death in Custody, Negligent Tort
State:Washington
25
Amount:$26,000,000.00
Attorneys:Victor L. George, Wayne C. Smith of The Law Offices of Victor L. George
Case:Mosley v. Pacifica Corp.
Type:Negligent Supervision, Nursing Home Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Elder Abuse, Negligent Tort
State:California
26
Amount:$24,250,000.00
Attorneys:John W. Keker, Ajay S. Krishnan, Franco Muzzio, Neha Sabharwal of Keker, Van Nest & Peters LLP; Claret Vargas, Elizabeth T. Mathews, Carmen K. Cheung of Center for Justice & Accountability; A. Margot Moss of Markus Moss PLLC
Case:Camps v. Bravo
Type:Conspiracy, Wrongful Death, Gunshot Wound, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Mental Abuse, Extrajudicial Killing, Torture Victim Protection Act
State:Florida
27
Amount:$22,000,000.00
Attorneys:Render Freeman of Andersen, Tate & Carr, P.C.
Case:White v. McCommons
Type:Dangerous Condition, Falling Object, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, Excavator Accident, Negligent Tort, Vehicular Accident
State:Georgia
28 (tie)
Amount:$21,000,000.00
Attorneys:S. Shay Samples, Ralph D. Cook, Ashley R. Peinhardt of Hare, Wynn, Newell & Newton LLP
Case:Estate of J.S. v. Sample, et al.
Type:Delayed Diagnosis, Delayed Treatment, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Failure to Test
State:Alabama
28 (tie)
Amount:$21,000,000.00
Attorneys:Adante Pointer, Patrick Buelna of Pointer & Buelna LLP; Melissa Nold of Nold Law; John Burris of Law Offices of John Burris
Case:Mondragon v. City of Fremont
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Government Negligence, Wrongful Death, Gunshot Wound, Intentional Tort, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability
State:California
29
Amount:$20,730,000.00
Attorneys:W. Mullins McLeod Jr., H. Cooper Wilson III of McLeod Law Group LLC; J. Christopher Pracht of Thomason & Pracht LLP
Case:Abel v. Lack's Beach Serv. Inc.
Type:Failure to Warn, Wrongful Death, Failure to Supervise, Failure to Train, Drowning Accident, Failure to Monitor, Negligent Tort
State:South Carolina
30
Amount:$20,718,575.00
Attorneys:William B. Hicky of William B. Hicky, Attorney at Law
Case:Estate of Nixon, et al. v. Hoskins, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Negligent Supervision, Wrongful Death, Negligent Hiring, Negligent Entrustment, Gross Negligence, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Vehicular Accident
State:Tennessee
31
Amount:$20,025,000.00
Attorneys:Antoinette T. Schlapprizzi, Craig Anthony Schlapprizzi of Donald L. Schlapprizzi PC; Christopher Finney, Alexander L. Ledbetter of Finney Injury Law; Edward D. Robertson Jr., Edward D. Robertson III of Bartimus Frickleton Robertson Rader PC
Case:Estate of Schultz v. Beck, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Multi-Vehicle Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Vehicular Accident
State:Missouri
32
Amount:$18,000,000.00
Attorneys:Daniel Woodard of Phillips & Paolicelli; Rebecca Vinocur of Rebecca S. Vinocur, PA
Case:Donovan v. John Crane, Inc.
Type:Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Wrongful Death, Defective Product, Mesothelioma, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability, Design Defect
State:Florida
33
Amount:$17,107,000.00
Attorneys:Catherine D. Bertram of Bertram Law Group PLLC; Allan M. Siegel of Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata, Siegel, PC
Case:Estate of Dunbar, et al. v. Washington Hospital Center Corp.
Type:Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Failure to Inform, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Negligent Tort
State:District of Columbia
34
Amount:$17,000,000.00
Attorneys:Richard L. Denney, Lydia Barrett, Jason Robinson of Denney & Barrett P.C.; Larry A. Tawwater, Darren M. Tawwater of The Tawwater Law Firm PLLC
Case:Estate of Gianos v. Toyota Motor Sales, USA Inc., et al.
Type:Breach of Warranty, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Product Liability, Wrongful Death, Failure to Inform, Strict Liability, Single-Vehicle Accident, Design Defect, Vehicular Accident
State:Oklahoma
35
Amount:$15,680,000.00
Attorneys:Jason B. Stephens of Stephens Law; Bill Kennedy, Joan Ballard of Bill Kennedy Law
Case:Wells, et al. v. Monticello Asset Management Inc.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Work Accident, Wrongful Death, Electrical Injury, Negligent Tort, Occupational Injury, Bodily Injury
State:Texas
36
Amount:$15,495,000.00
Attorneys:Gary M. Paige of Gordon & Partners PA
Case:Giambalvo v. R.J. Reynolds
Type:Conspiracy, Fraudulent Concealment, Product Liability, Tobacco, Wrongful Death, Defective Product, Intentional Tort, Strict Liability
State:Florida
37
Amount:$15,319,500.00
Attorneys:Stephen R. Chance of Watkins, Lourie, Roll & Chance P.C.
Case:Estate of Dubose v. Gwinnett Operations LLC, et al.
Type:Nursing Home Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Inadequate Care, Negligent Tort, Bed Sores
State:Georgia
38 (tie)
Amount:$15,000,000.00
Attorneys:Andrew J. Moak, Bradford J. Griffin of Shunnarah Injury Lawyers, PC; D. Brett Turnbull, Robert E. LeMoine of Turnbull, Holcomb & LeMoine, P.C.
Case:Estate of A.C. v. Kelley, et al.
Type:Negligent Supervision, Wrongful Death, Breach of Duty of Care, Failure to Monitor, Negligent Tort
State:Alabama
38 (tie)
Amount:$15,000,000.00
Attorneys:Guy Bennett Rubin, Todd M. Norbraten of Rubin & Rubin; Christopher S. Anulewicz, Patrick Silloway of Balch & Bingham LLP
Case:Estate of A.J. v. Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Wrongful Death, Failure to Protect, Police Misconduct
State:Florida
38 (tie)
Amount:$15,000,000.00
Attorneys:Daniel P. Blouin, Donald P. Blydenburgh, Randy S. Cohn, Olivia P. Kelly, James R. Huss of Simmons Hanly Conroy LLC
Case:Estate of Seen v. 84 Lumber Co., et al.
Type:Asbestos Exposure, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Work Accident, Wrongful Death, Defective Product, Mesothelioma, Strict Liability
State:New York
38 (tie)
Amount:$15,000,000.00
Attorneys:Joseph Mokodean, Roger Walton of The Law Firm of Rocky Walton
Case:Shorter v. Stratton, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Wrongful Death, Gross Negligence, DUI, Negligent Tort, Vehicular Accident
State:Texas
39
Amount:$12,500,000.00
Attorneys:Stephanie Z. Roberge of Kennedy, Johnson, Schwab & Roberge
Case:Estate of Gilmore v. Stamford Hospital, et al.
Type:Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Failure to Monitor, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability
State:Connecticut
40
Amount:$12,100,000.00
Attorneys:Richard Mithoff of Mithoff Law Firm; Ladd Sanger of Slack Davis Sanger LLP; Laurel M. Smith, W. Cameron McCulloch of MacIntyre McCulloch & Stanfield
Case:Christensen, et al. v. Weiss, et al.
Type:Aviation Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability
State:Texas
41
Amount:$11,624,456.60
Attorneys:Jacob L. von Plonski, Collen A. Clark, R. Connor Barbe, Linda Le of Clark von Plonski Anderson
Case:Dodd, et al. v. Huichapa‐Rodriguez, et al.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Gross Negligence, Negligent Tort, Bodily Injury, Vehicular Accident
State:Texas
42
Amount:$11,000,000.00
Attorneys:Daniel Rodriguez, Joel Andreesen, Chantal Trujillo, Danay Gonzalez of Rodriguez & Associates; Joseph H. Low IV of The Law Office of Joseph H. Low IV
Case:Bough, et al. v. J Squared General Contractors Inc., et al.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Negligent Supervision, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Wrongful Death, Forklift Accident, Negligent Training, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident, Occupational Injury, Vehicular Accident
State:California
43
Amount:$10,600,000.00
Attorneys:Daniel E. Smolen, Lauren Lambright of Smolen & Roytman PLLC
Case:Sparks, et al. v. Harger, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Entrustment, Multi-Vehicle Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Bodily Injury, Vehicular Accident
State:Oklahoma
44
Amount:$10,535,000.00
Attorneys:Stephen M. Blecha of Coplan & Crane Ltd.
Case:Estate of Mathai v. Alexian Brothers Med. Grp., et al.
Type:Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Failure to Treat, Negligent Tort, Neurosurgery Malpractice
State:Illinois
45
Amount:$10,500,000.00
Attorneys:Alex Hilliard, Michael Richardson, Jessi Pritchett of Hilliard Martinez Gonzales LLP; Juan Reyna of Reyna Law Firm
Case:Estate of Garcia v. BASF Corp.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip & Fall, Work Accident, Wrongful Death, Ladder Accident, Negligent Tort, Occupational Injury, Bodily Injury
State:Texas
46
Amount:$10,370,000.00
Attorneys:Robert Wilson, Richard Hunnicutt, Roger L. Turk of Thomas J. Henry Law, PLLC
Case:Amador v. Vasquez, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Government Negligence, Wrongful Death, Gunshot Wound, Intentional Tort, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability
State:Texas
47
Amount:$10,031,535.83
Attorneys:Brian R. Denney of Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley P.A.
Case:Branen v. La Mesa RV Center, Inc., et al.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Wrongful Death, Emotional Distress, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Single-Vehicle Accident, Recreational Vehicle Accident
State:Florida
48
Amount:$10,008,705.00
Attorneys:Trevor M. Quirk, Aletheia S. Gooden of Quirk Law Firm LLP
Case:Reynoso, et al. v. Burch, et al.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Premises Liability, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Single-Vehicle Accident
State:California
49
Amount:$9,934,747.51
Attorneys:Benjamin S. Salsbury, Kevin P. Sullivan of Salsbury Sullivan, LLC
Case:Estate of Turner v. Ellis, et al.
Type:Delayed Diagnosis, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Failure to Refer, Negligent Tort
State:Maryland
50 (tie)
Amount:$8,500,000.00
Attorneys:Mark D. Meliski, John R. Bevis, Roy E. Barnes of Barnes Law Group, LLC
Case:Estate of Sain v. Preferred Women's Healthcare, LLC, et al.
Type:Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Failure to Treat, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability
State:Georgia
50 (tie)
Amount:$8,500,000.00
Attorneys:Charles C. Eblen, Brandon K. Gutshall, Lindsey K. Heinz of Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP
Case:Estate of Hill v. Bentley, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Delayed Diagnosis, Delayed Treatment, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Denial of Medical Care, Death in Custody
State:Missouri
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