2011’s Top Ten Jury Verdicts in the US – Are your Liability Limits Adequate?

  • $505 Million Personal Injury (Pharmaceutical) Nevada
  • $209 Million Personal Injury (Asbestos) California
  • $152 Million Personal Injury (Tobacco) Massachusetts
  • $133 Million Personal Injury (Auto) Mississippi
  • $125 Million Personal Injury (Auto) Texas
  • $103 Million Law firm Malpractice Mississippi
  • $91 Million Personal Injury (Tobacco) Florida
  • $89 Million Personal Injury (Airplane Crash) Pennsylvania
  • $83 Million Pers. Injury (Gas Plant Explosion) Texas
  • $80 Million Personal Injury (Tobacco) Florida

While many of these verdicts were against corporations who carry very high limits of liability coverage, several verdicts against individuals deserve attention as well.

  • $30 million Personal Injury (Diving into Pool) California
  • $29 million Personal Injury (Stuck by vehicle) New York
  • $21 million (Personal Injury (Distracted Driver) Florida
  • $12 million (Personal Injury (DUI) Illinois

 

 

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