Top 10 verdicts of 2003

posted on:
November 19, 2003

author:
Staff

Rank Amount Case Type Name of Case

1. $11,863,600,000 Fraud Alabama Dept. of Conservation and Natural Resources v. Exxon Corp., Montgomery Co., Ala., Cir. Ct., No. CV-99-2368

2. $934,000,000 Breach of contract

Beckman Coulter Inc. v. Dovatron Int’l Inc., Orange Co., Calif., Super. Ct. No., 01-CC-8396 (Sept. 23)

3. $520,600,000 Patent Infringement Eolas Technologies Inc. v. Microsoft Corp., N.D. Ill., No. 99-CV-626 (Aug. 11)

4. $416,000,000 Breach of contract Saudi Basic Industries Corp. v. Mobil Yanbu Petro Chemical Co. Inc., D. Del., No. 00C-07-161 JRJ (March 21)

5. $250,000,000 Products Liability Whittington v. U.S. Steel, Madison Co., Ill., Cir. Ct. No. 02-L113 (March 28)

6. $212,340,880 Breach of Contract (counter-claim) Telxon Corp. v. Smart Media of Delaware, Summit Co., Ohio Ct.C.P. No. CV98-12-4664 (Sept. 18)

7. $188,739,014 Insurance (asbestos) Fuller-Austin Insulation Co. v. Lloyd’s of London, Los Angeles Co., Calif., Super. Ct., No. BC116835 (May 5)

8. $163,822,685 Negligence Johnson v. Trinity Materials Inc., Jefferson Co., Texas, Dist. Ct., No. A164606 (March 26)

9. $148,617,702 Antitrust In re Vitamins Antitrust Litigation (Animal Science Prods. V. Chinook Group Ltd.), D.D.C., MDL No. 1285 (June 13)

10. $143,470,408 Domestic Violence Knight v. DePena Nueces Co., Texas, Dist. Ct., No. 02-61445-3 (April 24)

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