Top 50 Verdicts in Florida in 2023

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We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 50 plaintiff's jury verdicts obtained in Florida in the year 2023. The list is comprised of various case types that were tried either in state or federal courts of Florida.

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Amount:$15,000,000.00
Attorneys:Stacie J. Schmerling, Lisa M. Elliott, Lelia M.M. Schleier of Justice for Kids, a Division of Kelley Kronenberg, PA
Case:Mitchell v. Florida Dept. of Children & Families
Type:Government Negligence, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Children's Rights, Child Abuse, Cerebral Palsy, Negligent Tort, Child Protection, Bodily Injury
22 (tie)
Amount:$13,500,000.00
Attorneys:Alex Alvarez, Michael A. Alvarez of The Alvarez Law Firm
Case:Estate of Rey v. R.J. Reynold's Tobacco Co.
Type:Conspiracy, Fraudulent Concealment, Product Liability, Tobacco, Toxic Exposure, Wrongful Death, Defective Product, Intentional Tort, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
22 (tie)
Amount:$13,500,000.00
Attorneys:Justin D. Grosz, Jillian E. Tate, Lisa M. Elliott, Howard M. Talenfeld of Justice for Kids, a Division of Kelley Kronenberg, PA
Case:S.L., et al. v. Family Support Svcs. of North Florida, Inc.
Type:Negligent Misrepresentation, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Adoption, Negligent Tort, Failure to Disclose
23
Amount:$13,163,528.00
Attorneys:Jeffrey M. Byrd, Trakina Graham-Williams, Todd Copeland of Jeffrey M. Byrd, P.A.
Case:Byrd v. Colon
Type:Bicycle Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort, Bodily Injury, Single-Track Vehicle Accident, Non-Motorized Vehicle Accident, Vehicular Accident
24
Amount:$13,094,751.00
Attorneys:Ernesto L. Santos of Halpern Santos & Pinkert PA, ; Pedro P. Echarte III of The Haggard Law Firm P.A.
Case:Estate Burns v. Sunbelt Rentals Inc.
Type:Failure to Warn, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Wrongful Death, Defective Product, Carbon Monoxide Poisoning, Failure to Train, Equipment Malfunction, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
25
Amount:$13,000,000.00
Attorneys:Judd G. Rosen, Mustafa H. Dandashly of Goldberg & Rosen P.A.
Case:Gonzalez Gotera v. Bourciquot, et al.
Type:Assault & Battery, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Brain Injury, Negligent Security, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Bodily Injury
26 (tie)
Amount:$12,500,000.00
Attorneys:William Sarubbi, II, Michael Brevda of Senior Justice Law Firm
Case:Estate of Jackson v. A Place to Grow, LLC, et al.
Type:Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Breach of Duty of Care, Failure to Supervise, Elder Abuse, Inadequate Care, Failure to Inform, Failure to Train, Failure to Monitor, Negligent Tort, Bed Sores, Elder Law
26 (tie)
Amount:$12,500,000.00
Attorneys:Michael K. Beck of Wilkes & Associates, P.A.
Case:Estate of Whaley v. NewLife Recovery Resources, LLC, et al.
Type:Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Breach of Duty of Care, Failure to Supervise, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability
27
Amount:$12,206,398.00
Attorneys:Manuel 'Manny' Stefan, Grant R. Gillenwater, Yalkin Gencel of Morgan & Morgan PA
Case:Woida v. Thomas, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Bodily Injury, Two-Vehicle Accident, Vehicular Accident
28
Amount:$11,629,759.42
Attorneys:John S. Mordecai of John S. Mordecai, P.A.; Stefano D. Portigliatti, Trevor G. Hawes, Michael J. Humphries of Coker Law, P.A.
Case:Pelfrey v. J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Multi-Vehicle Accident, Negligent Tort, Bodily Injury, Vehicular Accident
29
Amount:$10,000,000.00
Attorneys:Judd G. Rosen, Jocelyn A. Santana of Goldberg & Rosen P.A.
Case:Daye v. Fireworks Lady & Co. LLC
Type:Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Work Accident, Negligent Maintenance, Ladder Accident, Negligent Tort, Occupational Injury, Bodily Injury, Fall from Height
30
Amount:$9,825,000.00
Attorneys:David M. Tarlow of Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer PA
Case:Salaberrios v. Hernandez
Type:Personal Injury, Gross Negligence, Negligent Tort, Bodily Injury
31
Amount:$9,054,306.00
Attorneys:Timothy S. Moran, Eric S. Block, Said Sammy Farhat of Morgan & Morgan PA
Case:Carney v. Green Built Constr. & Dev. Inc., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Bodily Injury, Vehicular Accident
32
Amount:$8,299,916.53
Attorneys:Carissa M. Peebles, Scott Henratty of Morgan & Morgan, P.A.
Case:Melvin v. Sunshine Restaurant Merger Sub, LLC
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip & Fall, Failure to Maintain, Negligent Tort, Bodily Injury
33
Amount:$8,106,560.00
Attorneys:Meranda Reifschneider of Rubenstein Law P.A.
Case:Jones v. Parris
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Bodily Injury, Vehicular Accident
34
Amount:$8,034,930.00
Attorneys:Brian C. Rodgers, James G. Biggart II of Morgan & Morgan PLLC
Case:Ross, et al. v. Stapleton, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Multi-Vehicle Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Bodily Injury, Vehicular Accident
35
Amount:$7,953,908.54
Attorneys:Gregory S. Weiss, Daniel A. Thomas, Alan B. Rose of Mrachek, Fitzgerald, Rose, Konopka, Thomas & Weiss P.A.
Case:Siegel v. YSC Florida, LLC
Type:Breach of Contract, Economic Loss, Property Damage, Construction Defect, Commercial Litigation, Real Estate, Failure to Disclose
36
Amount:$7,809,765.00
Attorneys:H. Ross Zelnick, Miguel Amador of Ginnis, Krathen, & Zelnick, P.A.
Case:Tulecki v. Seven Restaurants, LLC
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip & Fall, Failure to Maintain, Negligent Tort, Bodily Injury
37
Amount:$7,509,000.00
Attorneys:Douglas J. McCarron, Kimberly L. Wald of The Haggard Law Firm PA
Case:Estate of Hopkins v. Kokomo Key Properties Inc.
Type:Assault & Battery, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, Negligent Security, Gunshot Wound, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability
38
Amount:$7,500,000.00
Attorneys:Stephen Rosenthal, Matthew Weinshall, Christina Martinez of Podhurst Orseck, PA
Case:Jiangmen Benlida Printed Circuit Co. v. Circuitronix LLC
Type:Breach of Contract, Economic Loss, Commercial Litigation
39
Amount:$7,173,911.50
Attorneys:Daniel Lustig, Talina Bidwell, Michael J. Pike of Pike & Lustig LLP
Case:Viera, et al. v. City of Lake Worth, FL
Type:Breach of Contract, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Labor & Employment, Unpaid Benefits, Workers' Compensation, Occupational Injury, Bodily Injury
40
Amount:$7,094,612.00
Attorneys:Dawn Besserman of Maune Raichle Hartley French & Mudd LLC
Case:Mills, et al. v. Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Type:Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Defective Product, Mesothelioma, Strict Liability, Bodily Injury
41
Amount:$7,020,863.00
Attorneys:Jordan A. Dulcie of Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley P.A.; F. Emory Springfield of Springfield Law, P.A.
Case:Agnew, et al. v. Keeler Roofing LLC, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Bodily Injury, Vehicular Accident
42 (tie)
Amount:$6,000,000.00
Attorneys:Jonathan R. Gdanski of Schlesinger Law Offices P.A.; Richard J. Diaz of Law Office of Richard J. Diaz, P.A.
Case:Estate of Dubins v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
Type:Breach of Warranty, Conspiracy, Fraudulent Concealment, Product Liability, Tobacco, Toxic Exposure, Wrongful Death, Defective Product, Intentional Tort, Gross Negligence, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
42 (tie)
Amount:$6,000,000.00
Attorneys:Galen D. Bauer, Jay M. Howanitz of Spohrer & Dodd P.L.
Case:Nowlin, et al. v. Borland-Groover Clinic PA, et al.
Type:Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Failure to Refer, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Bodily Injury
43
Amount:$5,547,733.00
Attorneys:Gabriel M. Sanchez of The Sanchez Law Group PA; Keith Chasin of Keith Chasin PA
Case:Chaux v. Walgreens Co.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip & Fall, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort, Bodily Injury
44
Amount:$5,519,552.00
Attorneys:Adrienn N. Toth of Morgan & Morgan P.A.
Case:Oliver v. Swarthout
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident, Bodily Injury, Vehicular Accident
45 (tie)
Amount:$5,000,000.00
Attorneys:Deborah J. Gander, Susan S. Carlson of Colson Hicks Eidson
Case:Badia v. Manzano-Maceira, et al.
Type:Delayed Diagnosis, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Failure to Refer, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Bodily Injury
45 (tie)
Amount:$5,000,000.00
Attorneys:Lorne Kaiser, Steven Romanello of Kaiser Romanello PA
Case:Ferrer v. Simon Prop. Grp. Inc.
Type:Assault & Battery, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Security, Gunshot Wound, Negligent Hiring, Negligent Tort, Negligent Retention, Bodily Injury
45 (tie)
Amount:$5,000,000.00
Attorneys:Philip M. Gerson of Gerson & Schwartz PA
Case:Estate of Hoffman v. Philip Morris USA Inc.
Type:Product Liability, Tobacco, Toxic Exposure, Wrongful Death, Defective Product, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
46
Amount:$4,625,049.00
Attorneys:Jeffrey M. Byrd of Jeffrey M. Byrd P.A.
Case:Johnson v. Allstate Ins. Co.
Type:Breach of Contract, Car Accident, Insurance Bad Faith, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Uninsured Motorist, Bodily Injury, Vehicular Accident
47
Amount:$4,533,834.26
Attorneys:Scott C. Barnes, Austin R. Ward of Ward & Barnes, P.A.
Case:Peardon v. Kennedy, et al.
Type:Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Surgical Error, Unnecessary Surgery, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Erroneous Treatment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Bodily Injury
48
Amount:$4,500,000.00
Attorneys:Justin D. Grosz, Stacie J. Schmerling of Justice for Kids, a division of Kelley Kronenberg, P.A.
Case:Estate of M.N. v. Tony, et al.
Type:Wrongful Death, Failure to Supervise, Children's Rights, Child Abuse, Failure to Protect, Negligent Tort, Child Protection
49
Amount:$4,475,304.76
Attorneys:Eric S. Block, Dustin E. Middleton, Joshua Taylor of Morgan & Morgan, PA; Jeffrey R. Bankston, M. Jesse Stern of Buschman, Ahern, Persons & Bankston
Case:Hudnall v. State Farm Mutual Auto. Ins. Co.
Type:Breach of Contract, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Underinsured Motorist, Bodily Injury, Vehicular Accident
50
Amount:$4,321,660.00
Attorneys:Kent J. Burlington, Mark Lopez-Trigo, Judd G. Rosen of Goldberg & Rosen P.A.
Case:Castro v. Statewide Septic Connections Inc.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Bodily Injury, Single-Track Vehicle Accident, Vehicular Accident
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