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VerdictSearch's Top100 Verdicts of 2010

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TOP 1OO verdicTs of 2O10

Rank Amount Type Case/Court/Docket/Date Lead Plaintiff’s Attorney(s)/Firm David Boies, Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP, Armonk, N.Y. Michael D. Thamer, Law Offices of Michael D. Thamer, Callahan, Calif. Joseph Diamante, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, LLP, New York; Otis W. Carroll, Ireland, Carroll & Kelley, Tyler, Texas Robert T. Eglet , Mainor Eglet, Las Vegas Roman M. Silberfeld, Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi L.L.P., Los Angeles Patrick C. Morrow, Morrow, Morrow, Ryan & Bassett, Opelousas, La. Katherine M. Kimpel and David W. Sanford, Sanford Wittels & Heisler, LLP, Washington, D.C. Ophelia F. Camina and Terrell W. Oxford, Susman Godfrey, Dallas William A. Levin and Laurel L. Simes, Levin Simes Kaiser & Gornick LLP, San Francisco Ricardo M. Martinez-Cid, Podhurst Orseck, Miami Michael D. Weisman, Davis, Malm & D’Agostine, P.C., Boston Thomas M. Greene, Greene LLP, Boston Tab Turner, Turner & Associates, P.A, North Little Rock, Ark. Joseph Isaac, Scherr & Legate, El Paso, Texas; Raul Steven Pastrana, Pastrana Law Firm, Austin, Texas; Dennis L. Richard, Wigington Rumley Dunn, L.L.P., San Antonio; Craig M. Sico, Sico, White, Hoelscher & Braugh L.L.P.; Corpus Christi, Texas; Blair N. Mendes and A. Lance Reins, Wilkes & McHugh, P.A., Tampa, Fla. Michael Kibler, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, Los Angeles; Barry Ostrager, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, New York Douglas A. Cawley, McKool Smith, P.C., Dallas Mark Nelson and John “Jack” Land, Bryan Nelson P.A., Hattiesburg, Miss. Thomas D. Rein, Sidley Austin LLP, Chicago Lead Defense Attorney(s)/Firm Robert A. Mittelstaedt, Jones Day, San Francisco Kippy L. Wroten, Wroten & Associates Inc., Santa Ana, Calif. Jeff G. Randall, Paul, Hastings Janofsky & Walker LLP, Palo Alto, Calif. Mark E. Tully, Goodwin Procter LLP, Boston Martin D. Katz, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP, Los Angeles Thomas F. Campion, Drinker Biddle & Reath, Florham Park, N.J. Richard H. Schnadig, Vedder Price PC, Chicago Anthony A. Avey, Prichard Hawkins McFarland & Young, San Antonio Will Jay Pirkey, Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office, Los Angeles (Los Angeles Department of Water and Power); William J. Sayers, McKenna, Long & Aldridge, Los Angeles (CertainTeed Corp.) None Walter L. Cofer, Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P., Kansas City, Mo. Raoul D. Kennedy, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP, San Francisco; James E. Hooper Jr., Wheeler Trigg O’Donnell LLP, Denver Walker W. Jones III, Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC, Jackson, Miss.; R. Gordon Sproule Jr., Huie, Fernambucq & Stewart LLP, Birmingham, Ala. Mannie Kalman, Law Offices of Mannie Kalman, P.C., El Paso, Texas

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$1,300,000,000 $676,771,596 $625,000,000 $505,100,000 $269,431,798 $257,679,500 $253,300,000 $238,038,001 $208,821,015 $195,039,060 $152,000,000 $142,089,276 $132,500,000 $124,546,733

Intellectual Property Oracle USA Inc. v. SAP AG, N.D. Calif., C-07-1658-PJH, 10/23/2010 Consumer Protection Lavender v. Skilled Healthcare Group Inc.,
Humboldt Co., Calif., Super. Ct., DR060264, 7/6/2010

Intellectual Property Mirror Worlds LLC v. Apple Inc., E.D. Texas, 6:08-CV-00088, 10/1/2010 Products Liability Breach of Contract Chanin v. Teva Parenteral Medicines Inc.,
Clark Co., Nev., Dist. Ct., A571172, 5/7/2010

Celador International Ltd. v. Walt Disney Co.,
C.D. Calif., 2:04-CV-03541-VAP-RNB, 7/7/2010 27th Jud. Dist. Parish of St. Landry, La., 04-C-3967-D, 10/14/2010

Consumer Protection State of Louisiana v. Janssen Pharmaceutica Inc., Employment Breach of Contract Products Liability Civil Theft Products Liability RICO Products Liability Motor Vehicle

Velez v. Novartis Corp., S.D.N.Y., 1:04-CV-09194-CM, 5/19/2010 Dillard’s v. i2 Technology, Dallas Co., Texas, Dist. Ct., DC-10924, 6/15/2010 Evans v. A.W. Chesterton, Los Angeles Co., Calif., Super. Ct., BC418867, 4/29/2010 Vision Inc. v. Landes, Broward Co., Fla., Cir. Ct., 2-0008659-03, 11/15/2010 Estate of Evans v. Lorillard Tobacco Co.,
D. Mass., 04-CV-10739-PBS, 3/25/2010 Suffolk Co., Mass., Super. Ct., 2004-2840, 12/14/2010

Kaiser Foundation Health Plan v. Pfizer Inc., Cole v. Ford Motor Co., Jasper Co., Miss., Cir. Ct., 12-0076, 9/2/2010 Pacheco v. Chavira, El Paso Co., Texas, Dist. Ct., 2005-8265

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$114,000,000 $110,658,800 $105,750,000 $103,550,000 $95,224,863

Nursing Homes Breach of Contract

Estate of Jackson v. Briar Hill Inc., Polk Co., Fla., Cir. Ct., 2004-CA-3229, 7/26/2010 Epicenter Partners LLC v. Northeast Phoenix Partners,
Maricopa Co., Ariz., Super. Ct., LC2007-000011-001DT, 7/27/2010

None Ed Aro, Hogan Lovells US LLP, Denver Matt Powers, Weil Gotshal & Manges, Redwood City, Calif. James A. Brown, Liskow & Lewis, New Orleans Robert McAughan, Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell, Houston (Artesyn Technologies Inc.); Alan D. Smith, Fish & Richardson, Boston, (Delta Electronics Inc.); Richard Vasquez, Vasquez, Benisek & Lindgren, Lafayette, Calif. (Cherokee International Corp.); Steven Williams, Kennedy Clark & Williams, Dallas (Bel Fuse Inc.) None James R. Johnson and Jason E. Keehfus, Jones Day, Atlanta James E. Robinson, Cozen O’Connor, Philadelphia John H. Hinderaker, Faegre & Benson LLP, Minneapolis David E. Brothers, Brothers, Sepulveda & Alvarado, Houston (Quicksilver Resources Inc.); Winstol D. Carter Jr., Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, Houston (Hanover Compression L.P.) J. Michael Ellis and Cole B. Ramey, Crouch & Ramey, Dallas Robert B. Parrish, Moseley Prichard Parrish Knight & Jones, Jacksonville, Fla.; Daniel L. Russo Jr., Jones Day, New York Peter D. Blumberg, Federal Express Corp., Memphis, Tenn. Maynard M. Kirpalani, Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP, Boston Ford F. Farabow Jr., Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP, Washington, D.C. Richard A. Bearden, Massey, Stotser & Nichols, PC, Birmingham, Ala. Penelope B. O’Connell and Colleen D. Shields, Elzufon Austin Reardon Tarlov & Mondell, P.A., Wilmington, Del. Arturo J. Gonzalez and Jennifer L. Taylor, Morrison & Foerster, L.L.P., San Francisco Greg Harwell, Gardere & Wynne, Dallas Randy Fairless and Kelley J. Friedman, Johanson & Fairless, Sugar Land, Texas Carrie L. Bashaw, Washington State Office of the Attorney General, Olympia, Wash. W.T. “Tom” Womble, Womble Cotellesse & Howell, Houston Pro se John Gutkoski, Foley & Lardner, Boston; Joe W. Redden, Beck, Redden & Secrest, Houston Scott E. Miller, Miller & Associates, special counsel to Jones Hirsch Connors & Bull P.C., New York Duane R. Lyons, Quinn Emanuel Urguhart Oliver & Hedges, Los Angeles Michael D. Heintzman, Rawle & Henderson, LLP, Pittsburgh Dick Ellis, Ellis & Winters LLP, Cary, N.C. None John Karl Buche, Buche & Associates, P.C., La Jolla, Calif., (Total Vein Solutions, LLC); Michael Rader, Wolf Greenfield, Boston (Biolitec Inc.) George Houser, Sandy Springs, Ga. Larry R. Veselka, Smyser Kaplan & Veselka, L.L.P., Houston Peter J. Molinelli, Quintairos Prieto Wood & Boyer, P.A., Tampa, Fla. Chris A. Blackerby and Thomas M. Bullion III, Germer Gertz Beaman & Brown, Austin, Texas Donald G. Derrico, Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP, White Plains, N.Y. Marc J. Citrin, Shaub Ahmuty Citrin & Spratt LLP, New York, (American Airlines Inc.); Timothy I. Duffy, Coughlin Duffy LLP, Morristown, N.J. (Stewart & Stevenson Services Inc., Stewart & Stevenson Technical Services Inc., Stewart & Stevenson Tug) Stefano D. Corradini, Tucson, Ariz. (Glenda Rumsey); Richard Davis, Mesch, Clark & Rothschild, P.C., Tucson, Ariz. (City of Tucson) Walter D. Willson, Wells Marble & Hurst, PLLC, Ridgeland, Miss. Chris Graebe, Graebe Hanna & Welborn PLLC, Raleigh, N.C. None Dale A. Cooter, Cooter, Mangold, Deckelbaum & Karas, L.L.P., Washington, D.C. David A. Domina, Domina Law Group PC LLO, Omaha, Neb.; Louis J. Leonatti, Leonatti & Baker, P.C., Mexico, Mo. Michael J. Keane, Garfunkel Wild, P.C., Great Neck, N.Y.; Thomas Campbell, Baker & McKenzie LLP, Chicago Y. Kevin Williams, Weinberg Wheeler Hudgins Gunn & Dial LLC, Atlanta Elizabeth K. Ainslie, Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis, LLP, Philadelphia (Eli Weinstein, Pine Projects LLC); Louis I. Lipsky, Lipsky and Brandt, Philadelphia (2040 Market Associates LP, Jatinder Chawla, JFK BLVD Acquisition Partners LP, Patriot Parking Inc., Ravinder Chawla, Richard Zeghibe) Jonathan G. Liss, Bernstein Chackman Liss & Rose, Hollywood, Fla. Terrance M. Miller, Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP, Columbus, Ohio L. Lane Roy, Preis & Roy PLC, Lafayette, La. Robert A. Walker, Law Offices of Robert A. Walker, Riverside, Calif. John N. Scholnick, Schiff Hardin LLP, Chicago Jewel Kolling Basse and Charles S. Custer, Gordon & Rees, San Francisco Larry Hofmann, Zelle Hofmann Voelbel & Mason, Minneapolis; Robert R. Weinstine, Winthrop & Weinstine, Minneapolis Steven N. Geise, Jones Day, San Diego; Benjamine Reid, Carlton Fields, Miami Robert J. Burke, Oles Morrison Rinker & Baker LLP, Seattle; Andrew G. Cooley, Keating, Bucklin & McCormack, Inc., P.S., Seattle None Stephanie E. Parker, Jones Day, Atlanta; Kenneth J. Reilly, Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P., Miami Linda Randlett Kollar and Devin M. Senelick, Hooper, Lundy & Bookman, Los Angeles Jeffrey S. King, K&L Gates, LLP, Boston; William J. Smith, Dickie McCamey & Chilcote, P.C., Haddonfield, N.J. Michael J. LeVangie, Prout • LeVangie, LLP, Sacramento, Calif. Laura M. Merritt , Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, Austin, Texas Kurt Stitcher, Baker & Daniels, LLP, Chicago; William J. Conroy, Campbell Campbell Edwards & Conroy, Wayne, Pa. (Public Communications Inc., Zimmer Inc.) Russell Serafin, The Gallagher Law Firm, Houston; Craig Lewis, The Lewis Law Firm, Houston James A. Newsom, Munisteri Sprott Rigby Newsom & Robbins P.C., Houston, Texas; Mark I. Tivin, O’Connell, Tivin, Miller & Burns, L.L.C., Elgin, Ill. Kevin P. O’Flaherty, Goulston & Storrs P.C., Boston John H. Barr Jr., Bracewell & Giuliani LLP, Houston William W. Ogden, Ogden, Gibson, White & Broocks, L.L.P., Houston Penn C. Huston, King & Spalding, Houston Andrew See, Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P, Kansas City, Mo.; Russell L. Hewit, Dughi & Hewit, P.C., Cranford, N.J. Hilda Contreras Galvan, Jones Day, Dallas Edward J. Powers , Vandeventer Black LLP, Norfolk, Va. Gary C. Ottoson, Bacalski & Ottoson LLP, Los Angeles Lucy E. Mason, Shook Hardy & Bacon L.L.P., San Francisco; John W. Phillips, Phillips Law Group, Seattle Richard T. Mullineaux, Kightlinger & Gray, LLP, New Albany, Ind. F. Bryant Blevins, Butler Pappas LLP, Miami Kelly MacHenry, Snell & Wilmer L.L.P., Phoenix; Warren E. Platt, Snell & Wilmer L.L.P., Costa Mesa, Calif. Jennifer D. Aufricht, Thompson, Coe, Cousins & Irons LLP, Dallas David D. Alsop , Gislason & Hunter LLP, Minneapolis James R. Gutglass, Gutglass, Erickson, Bonville & Larson, S.C., Milwaukee Charles P. Diamond, O’Melveny & Myers, Los Angeles (Qualia Capital LLC); Stephen R. Mick, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, Los Angeles (2929 Entertainment Inc.); Bart H. Williams, Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP, Los Angeles (Rysher Entertainment Inc.) Arthur P. Brock, Spears, Moore, Rebman & Williams, Chattanooga, Tenn. (Christopher A. Will, CRNA, Cumberland Healthcare Group PLLC, Kyle A. Kleinpeter, D.O., Ronald Gordon, M.D.); Michael A. Geracioti, Levine, Orr & Geracioti, Nashville, Tenn. (Delores K. White, D.O., The Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Clinic PLLC); Thomas A. Wiseman III, Gideon & Wiseman, Nashville, Tenn. (Southern Tennessee Medical Center LLC) Mark D. Wilson, Law Office of Mark D. Wilson, P.C., Sugar Land, Texas Jeffrey J. Wolf and Michael B. Jones, The Wolf Law Firm, P.C., Fort Worth, Texas Edward E. Hartley and Robert Nelder, Hassard Bonnington, LLP, San Francisco Joseph P. Thomas, Ulmer & Berne LLP, Cincinnati J. Marks Moore III, J. Marks Moore III, LLC, Towson, Md. Thomas A. Zabel, Zabel Freeman, Houston

Intellectual Property VirnetX Inc. v. Microsoft Corp., E.D. Texas, 6:07-CV-80, 3/16/2010 Legal Malpractice Evans v. Baker & McKenzie LLP,
Jones Co., Miss., Cir. Ct., 2008-979-CV-11, 10/22/2010 E.D., Texas, 2:07-CV-497-TJW-CE, 12/21/2010

Intellectual Property SynQor Inc. v. Artesyn Technologies Inc.,

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$95,000,000 $90,800,000 $89,000,000 $84,529,031 $82,500,000 $80,800,000 $80,000,000

Wrongful Death Products Liability Products Liability Breach of Contract Workplace Safety Breach of Contract Products Liability Breach of Contract Products Liability

Bohning v. Cullen, Lehigh Co., Pa., Ct. C.P., 2004-C 2018V, 3/23/2010 Estate of Townsend v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.,
Alachua Co., Fla., Cir. Ct., 01-2008-CA-3978, 4/22/2010

Mark K. Altemose and Kelly Clifford Rambo, Cohen & Feeley, Bethlehem, Pa. Keith R. Mitnik, Morgan & Morgan, P.A., Orlando, Fla.; Gregory D. Prysock, Morgan & Morgan, P.A., Jacksonville, Fla. Arthur Alan Wolk, The Wolk Law Firm, Philadelphia Steven D. McCormick , Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Chicago Robert E. Ammons and Bennett A. Midlo, The Ammons Law Firm, LLP, Houston Emerson Banack, Langley & Banack, San Antonio; Tom A. Cunningham, Cunningham Darlow, LLP, Houston James W. Gustafson Jr., Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley, P.A., Tallahassee, Fla.; David J. Sales, Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley, P.A., West Palm Beach, Fla. Kenneth E. Broughton, Haynes and Boone, LLP, Houston

Pridgen v. AVCO Corp., Philadelphia Co., Pa., Ct. C.P., 010703838, 4/6/2010 Stone & Webster Inc. v. Public Service Co. Colorado,
Denver, Colo., Dist. Ct., 2009-CV-6913, 11/12/2010 Harris Co., Texas, Dist. Ct., 2008-05215, 6/8/2010

Petrie v. Hanover Compression L.P.,

HMC Hotel Properties II Ltd. Partnership v. Keystone-Texas Property Holding Corp., Bexar Co., Texas, Dist. Ct., 2005-CI-14229, 2/12/2010 Estate of Horner v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.,
Levy Co., Fla., Cir. Ct., 38 2009-CA-1285, 11/16/2010 S.D. Ind., 1:08-CV-0785-RLY-DML, 10/19/2010

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$65,998,411 $65,994,304 $61,770,994 $61,381,343 $60,000,001 $60,000,000 $58,000,000 $57,525,537 $57,123,795 $56,360,368 $53,842,250 $53,606,000 $50,591,036 $50,000,000 $50,000,000

ATA Airlines Inc. v. Federal Express Corp.,

Barnhard v. Cybex International Inc., Erie Co., N.Y., Sup. Ct., 2368/05, 12/7/2010 Kevin J. English, Phillips Lytle LLP, Buffalo, N.Y.; Michael R. Law, Phillips Lytle LLP, Rochester, N.Y. Intellectual Property Dow Chemical Co. v. Nova Chemicals Corp., Harry J. Roper, Jenner & Block LLP, Chicago; D. Del., 1:05-CV-00737-JJF, 6/15/2010 Raymond N. Nimrod, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP, New York Fraud Sunshine Mills Inc. v. Ross Systems Inc., Daniel G. McDowell, McDowell, Beason & Hamilton, PC, Russellville, Ala.; Franklin Co., Ala., Cir. Ct., CV-08-900023, 12/3/2010 Stephen J. Rowe, Lightfoot, Franklin & White LLC, Birmingham, Ala. Sexual Assault Vai v. St. Elizabeth’s Roman Catholic Church, Thomas C. Crumplar, Jacobs & Crumplar, Wilmington, Del.; Kent Co., Del., Super. Ct., 08C-06-044 JTV, 12/8/2010 Raeann Warner, The Neuberger Firm, P.A., Wilmington, Del. Intellectual Property Neurovision Medical Products Inc. v. NuVasive Inc., Peter W. Ross and Keith J. Wesley, Browne Woods George LLP, Los Angeles
C.D. Calif., 2:09-CV-6988-R, 10/25/2010

Consumer Protection Cull v. Perry Homes, Tarrant Co., Texas, Dist. Ct., No. 236-184813-00, 3/1/2010 Consumer Protection State of Texas v. Petroleum Wholesale L.P.,
Harris Co., Texas, Dist. Ct., 2008-45789, 11/9/2010

Evan Lane “Van” Shaw, Law Offices of Van Shaw, Dallas Daniel K. Hagood, Fitzpatrick Hagood Smith & Uhl, LLP, Dallas; John Owens and Pat Tulinski, Attorney General’s Office, Austin, Texas Darrell L. Cochran, Pfau Cochran Vertetis Kosnoff PLLC, Tacoma, Wash. Mark W. Lanier, The Lanier Law Firm, P.C., Houston George L. Grumley, Grumley, Kamin & Rosic, LLC, Chicago Anthony K. Bruster and Nelson J. Roach, Nix, Patterson & Roach, L.L.P., Daingerfield, Texas David B. Golomb, Law Offices of David B. Golomb, New York; Roy R. Jaghab, Jaghab, Jaghab & Jaghab, P.C., Mineola, N.Y. William Gwire, Law Offices of William Gwire, San Francisco Janice M. Savinis and John R. Kane, Savinis, D’Amico & Kane, L.L.C., Pittsburgh Scott A. Powell, Hare, Wynn, Newell and Newton, LLP, Birmingham, Ala. Jay N. Abramowitch and Kenneth Millman, Leisawitz Heller Abramowitch Phillips, P.C., Wyomissing, Pa. Matthew B. Lehr, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, Menlo Park, Calif. Stephen G. Lowry, Harris Penn & Lowry, LLP, Savannah, Ga.; Michael A. Prieto, Perrotta, Cahn & Prieto, P.C., Cartersville, Ga. Jean C. Frizzell, Reynolds, Frizzell, Black, Doyle, Allen & Oldham, L.L.P., Houston Lisa E. Circeo and Lance Reins, Wilkes & McHugh, P.A., Tampa, Fla. Brantley W. White and Jason P. Hoelscher, Sico, White, Hoelscher & Braugh, L.L.P., Corpus Christi, Texas Thomas A. Moore, Kramer, Dillof, Livingston & Moore, New York Kevin B. McAndrew and William J. Poisson, McAndrew Conboy & Prisco, Woodbury, N.Y.

Breach of Contract Products Liability Fraud

Rekhter v. State of Washington Department of Social and Health Services, Thurston Co., Wash., Super. Ct., 07-2-00895-8, 12/21/2010 Lopez v. Caterpillar Inc., Bexar Co., Texas, Dist. Ct., 2007-CI-15864, 1/28/2010 Boles v. Engle, 2nd Cir. Ct., Hawaii, No. 07-1-0461(3), 3/3/2010
E.D. Texas, 2:06-CV-00072-DF-CMC, 3/26/2010

Intellectual Property Datatreasury Corp. v. Wells Fargo & Co., Workplace Safety Fraud Products Liability Environmental Wrongful Death Savillo v. Greenpoint Landing Associates L.L.C.,
New York Co., N.Y., Sup. Ct., 114418/07, 12/21/2010

Atallah v. Bleau, Los Angeles Co., Calif., Super. Ct., BC330285, 3/9/2010 Estate of Baumener v. A.W. Chesterton Co.,
Allegheny Co., Pa., Ct. C.P., GD-09-008703, 1/29/2010

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$47,975,605 $46,168,000 $45,840,000 $43,526,540 $43,408,871 $42,750,000 $41,716,001 $40,876,000 $40,190,417 $40,000,000 $37,303,552 $37,000,000 $36,925,869 $36,350,239 $35,250,000 $35,101,797 $34,333,000 $33,900,000

Schafer v. Bayer CropScience, Lonoke Co., Ark., Cir. Ct., 4/15/2010 Estate of Torres v. Wachovia Bank N.A.,
Berks Co., Pa., Ct. C.P., 06-2597, 11/16/2010 N.D. Calif., 3:08-CV-03129-MMC, 12/8/2010

Intellectual Property Vnus Medical Technologies Inc. v. Biolitec Inc., Nursing Homes Breach of Contract Nursing Homes Products Liability Motor Vehicle Products Liability Motor Vehicle Insurance Coverage Breach of Contract Medical Malpractice Breach of Contract Motor Vehicle Antitrust Negligent Maintenance Fraud Terhune v. Forum Group at Moran Lake Nursing and Rehabilitation Center LLC, Floyd Co., Ga., Super. Ct., 09-CV-01023JFL003, 9/3/2010 Minnis v. Citrin Holdings LLC, Harris Co., Texas, Dist. Ct., 2006-78939, 8/6/2010 Offutt v. HBR Madisonville LLC, Hopkins Co., Ky., Cir. Ct., 09-CI-529, 11/16/2010 Rocha v. Michelin North America Inc.,
Dimmit Co., Texas, Dist. Ct., No. 09-06-11001-D-CV-AJA, 12/8/2010

Falcone v. Verizon New York Inc., Kings Co., N.Y., Sup. Ct., 27399/07, 5/25/2010 Saladino v. Stewart & Stevenson Services Inc.,
E.D.N.Y., 01-CV-7644 (SLT), 7/26/2010

Estate of Rincon v. Rumsey, Pima Co., Ariz., Super. Ct., C20081087, 2/12/2010

Ronald Mercaldo, Law Offices of Ronald D. Mercaldo, LTD, Tucson, Ariz.; Anthony J. Wiggins, Wiggins Law Offices, Tucson, Ariz. Latham v. Assurant Health, Boulder Co., Colo., Dist. Ct., 2006-CV-1040, 1/19/2010 Marc R. Levy, Levy, Morse & Wheeler, P.C., Greenwood Village, Colo. Plasma Centers of America LLC v. Talecris Plasma Resources Inc.,
Wake County, N.C., Super. Ct., 09-CVS-1299, 12/13/2010

Ramey v. Weiss, Palm Beach Co., Fla., Cir. Ct., 502002CA011367, 5/6/2010 RSC Tower I LLC v. Camalier LP,
Montgomery Co., Md., Cir. Ct., 276438-V, 309540-V, 3/11/2010

Michael W. Mitchell and Clifton L. Brinson Smith, Anderson, Blount, Dorsett, Mitchell & Jernigan, L.L.P., Raleigh, N.C. Linda A. Alley, Law Offices of Sheldon J. Schlesinger, P.A., Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Brian L. Schwalb, Venable LLP, Washington, D.C. Kenneth B. McClain, Humphrey, Farrington & McClain, P.C., Independence, Mo. Matthew L. Cantor and Axel A. Bernabe, Constantine Cannon LLP, New York William H. Murphy Jr., Murphy PA, Baltimore Richard C. Seltzer, Kaye Scholer, LLP, New York

Gibbs v. Albright, Boone Co., Mo., Cir. Ct., 06-BA-CV-04460, 10/21/2010 Stand-Up MRI of the Bronx P.C. v. CareCore National LLC,
E.D.N.Y., 2:08-CV-02954-LDW-ETB, 11/30/2010

Wynn v. MJ Harbor Hotel LLC,

Baltimore City, Md., Cir. Ct., 24-C-08-001376, 7/28/2010

Berger v. Zeghibe, E.D. Pa., 2:08-CV-05861-BMS, 8/3/2010

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$33,100,000 $32,848,946 $32,500,000 $32,228,747 $32,000,000 $ 31,748,595 $30,300,000 $30,235,000 $30,202,051 $30,087,051 $30,000,000 $30,000,000 $30,000,000

Motor Vehicle Products Liability Insurance Coverage Motor Vehicle Products Liability Motor Vehicle Fraud Products Liability Motor Vehicle Negligent Hiring Products Liability Negligent Supervision Products Liability Nursing Homes Employment Negligent Supervision Breach of Contract Products Liability Breach of Contract

Milien v. Whitney, Broward Co., Fla., Cir. Ct., 09-015488, 11/5/2010

Stephen L. Malove, Stephen L. Malove & Associates, P.A., Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Toe v. Cooper Tire and Rubber Co., Polk Co., Iowa, Dist. Ct., LACL 106914, 3/19/2010 Kyle Farrar and Wesley Todd Ball, Farrar & Ball, LLP, Houston Doctors Hospital 1997 L.P. v. Beazley Insurance Co. Inc.,
S.D. Texas, 4:08-CV-3340, 2/2/2010

R. Paul Yetter, Yetter, Warden & Coleman, L.L.P., Houston

Elkins v. Murchinson, San Bernardino Co., Calif., Super. Ct., CIVBS 800171, 6/4/2010 Ricardo Echeverria, Shernoff Bidart Echeverria, Claremont, Calif. Solis v. Flavors & Extract Manufacturing Association of the United States, Cook Co., Ill., Cir. Ct., 2006-L-012105, 8/13/2010 Landeros v. Torres, Kern Co., Calif., Super. Ct., S1500-CV-261305SPC, 2/1/2010 Minneapolis Foundation v. Wells Fargo & Co.,
Ramsey Co., Minn., Dist. Ct., 62-CV-08-10825, 6/2/2010 Broward Co., Fla., Cir. Ct., 2008-CA-19612, 5/21/2010

Kenneth B. McClain, Humphrey, Farrington & McClain, P.C., Independence, Mo. Nicholas C. Rowley, Carpenter, Zuckerman & Rowley, Beverly Hills, Calif. Michael V. Ciresi, Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi L.L.P., Minneapolis John J. Uustal and Todd R. McPharlin, Kelley/Uustal, PLC, Fort Lauderdale, Fla . Michael R. McKinstry, Ellis, Li & McKinstry PLLC, Seattle David N. Henderson, Law Offices of David Henderson, Bethel, Alaska; Jim Valcarce, Valcarce Law Office, Bethel, Alaska Gary M. Paige and Adam Trop, Paige, Trop & Ameen, P.A., Hollywood, Fla. Stephen J. Estey, Estey & Bomberger, San Diego

Estate of Buonomo v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Hu v. Washington State Department of Transportation,
King Co., Wash., Super. Ct., 08-2-18251-7 SEA, 10/18/2010

Nick v. City of Kwethluk, Bethel Co., Alaska, Super. Ct., 4BE-10-210 CI, 11/17/2010 Estate of Cohen v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.,
Broward Co., Fla., Cir. Ct., 2007-11515, 3/24/2010

Doe v. Eastfield Ming Quong Inc., Van Tassel v. John Crane Inc.,

Santa Clara Co., Calif., Super. Ct., 106CV070642, 8/4/2010 Philadelphia Co., Pa., Ct. C.P., 081201221, 081101975, 081201335, 3/23/2010

73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91

$29,100,000 $28,000,000 $27,600,000 $27,531,494 $27,505,938 $26,034,380 $26,000,000 $25,450,592 $25,290,744 $25,160,000 $25,155,645 $25,000,000 $24,300,000 $24,200,000 $23,500,000 $23,442,602 $23,441,101 $23,423,271 $23,200,000 $23,200,000 $23,200,000

John M. DiDonato, Brookman Rosenberg Brown & Sandler, Philadelphia; Chris Panatier, Simon, Eddins & Greenstone, LLP, Dallas Tanner v. Horizon West Inc., Sacramento Co., Calif., Super. Ct., 06AS04261, 5/13/2010 Edward P. Dudensing, The Law Office, Sacramento, Calif. Garriott v. NCSoft Corp., W.D. Texas, A-09-CA-357-SS, 7/29/2010 Polett v. Public Communications Inc., Stephen E. Fox, Fish & Richardson P.C., Dallas Shanin Specter and Carl E. Jones, Kline & Specter, P.C., Philadelphia

Philadelphia Co., Pa., Ct. C.P., 080802637, 11/22/2010

Paramount Insurance Repair Service Inc. v. TFT Galveston Portfolio Ltd., Lloyd E. Kelley, Lloyd E. Kelley & Associates, Houston
Galveston Co., Texas, Dist. Ct., 09-CV-0135, 5/21/2010

Johnston v. John Crane Inc., Brazoria Co., Texas, Dist. Ct., 2008-36868, 9/23/2010 LHC Nashua Partnerships Ltd. v. PDNED Sagamore Nashua LLC,
S.D. Texas, H-07-126, 1/22/2010 E.D. Va., 1:09-CV-01217-TSE–IDD, 7/15/2010

Clay B. Caroll and Christopher J. Panatier, Simon, Eddins & Greenstone, LLP, Dallas J. Douglas Sutter, Kelly, Sutter & Kendrick, Houston; Edward J. Westmoreland, Edward J. Westmoreland, P.C., Houston August J. Matteis Jr. and William E. Copley, Gilbert LLP, Washington, D.C.

Intellectual Property Tire Engineering & Distribution LLC v. Al Dobowi Ltd, Defamation
Travis Co., Texas, Dist. Ct., 126th, D-1-GN-97-012163, 11/5/2010 Harris Co., Texas, Dist. Ct., 2009-75553, 4/23/2010

Texas Disposal Systems Landfill Inc. v. Waste Management of Texas Inc., John J. “Mike” McKetta III, Graves, Dougherty, Hearon & Moody, Austin, Texas Michael O. Sutton, Locke Liddell & Sapp, Houston Michael D. Hook, Hook & Bolton, P.A., Pensacola, Fla. Michael O. Sutton, Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell LLP, Houston

Intellectual Property Baker Hughes Inc. v. Varel Holdings Inc., Products Liability McCarrell v. Hoffmann-La Roche Inc.,
Atlantic Co., N.J., Super. Ct., ATL-L-1951-03, 2/16/2010

Intellectual Property Input/Output Inc. v. Sercel Inc., E.D. Texas, 5:06-CV-00236-DF-CMC, 1/29/2010 Maritime Law Motor Vehicle Products Liability Negligent Maintenance Medical Malpractice Products Liability Motor Vehicle Medical Malpractice Medical Malpractice Breach of Contract Medical Malpractice

Doe v. Maersk Line Ltd., Portsmouth City, Va., Cir. Ct., CL09000576-00, 12/22/2010 James L. Chapman IV, Crenshaw, Ware & Martin P.L.C., Norfolk, Va. Loza-Jimenez v. Freeway Transport Inc.,
Sacramento Co., Calif., Super. Ct., 06AS00067, 3/8/2010

Robert A. Buccola and Steven M. Campora, Dreyer, Babich, Buccola & Wood, Sacramento, Calif. Gary M. Paige and Adam Trop, Paige, Trop & Ameen, P.A., Hollywood, Fla. Roger Pardieck, The Pardieck Law Firm P.C., Seymour, Ind. Gary M. Cohen, Grossman Roth, P.A., Boca Raton, Fla. Brian Brandt, Law Offices of Brian Brandt, Upland, Calif.; Robert Langdon, Langdon & Emison, Attorneys at Law, Lexington, Mo. Michael A. Simpson, Simpson, Boyd & Powers, Decatur, Texas Michael A. Kelly , Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger, San Francisco Jeffrey M. Goldberg, Jeffrey M. Goldberg Law Offices, Chicago Mark Holscher, Kirkland & Ellis, Los Angeles Randall L. Kinnard and Daniel L. Clayton, Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge, Nashville, Tenn.

Tate v. Philip Morris U.S.A. Inc., Broward Co., Fla., Cir. Ct., CACE0721723, 7/8/2010 Ebling v. Prestwick Square of New Albany Associates L.P.,
Floyd Co., Ind., Super. Ct. No. 1, 22D01-9601-CT-30, 9/16/2010 Alachua Co., Fla., Cir. Ct., 01-2008 CA 006413 K, 12/20/2010

Gervato v. University of Florida Board of Trustees, Castillo v. Ford Motor Co.,
San Bernardino Co., Calif., Super. Ct., CIVRS 706262, 2/18/2010

Murphree v. Site Concrete Inc., Wise Co., Texas, Dist. Ct., 08-01-049, 2/22/2010 Rodgers v. Affiliated Community Medical Center,
Hennepin Co., Minn., Cir. Ct., 34-CV-08-830, 2/10/2010 Milwaukee Co., Wis., Cir. Ct., 06-CV-006494, 5/27/2010 Los Angeles Co., Calif., Super. Ct., BC407796, 7/8/2010

Birmingham v. Injured Patients and Families Compensation Fund, Don Johnson Productions Inc. v. Rysher Entertainment Inc., Donathan v. Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Clinic PLLC,
E.D. Tenn., 4:07-CV-018, 3/12/2010

94

$22,266,261

95 96 97 98 99 100

$21,825,000 $21,288,915 $21,238,580 $21,060,000 $20,824,409 $20,799,410

Motor Vehicle Breach of Contract Products Liability Products Liability Toxic Torts Breach of Contract

Small v. Vestal, Robertson Co., Texas, Dist. Ct., 08-01-18000-CV, 3/17/2010

J. Hunter Craft, Watts Guerra Craft LLP, Houston

National Health Administrators Inc. v. Life Investors Insurance Hugh G. Connor II, Kelly Hart & Hallman LLP, Fort Worth, Texas; Company of America, Tarrant Co., Texas, Dist. Ct., 10/19/2010 Michael E. McCue, Meadows, Owens, Collier, Reed, Cousins & Blau, Dallas Pfeifer v. John Crane Inc., Los Angeles Co., Calif., Super. Ct., BC416536, 11/18/2010 Jay E. Stuemke and Rob Green, Simon, Eddins & Greenstone, LLP, Dallas Bartlett v. Mutual Pharmaceutical Co. Inc., D.N.H., 1:08-CV-00358-JL, 9/8/2010 Keith M. Jensen, Jensen, Belew & Gonzalez, PLLC, Fort Worth, Texas Carter v. Housing Authority of Baltimore City,
Baltimore City, Md., Cir. Ct., 24-C-07-002344, 10/6/2010

Brian S. Brown, Saul E. Kerpelman & Associates, P.A., Baltimore Roger S. Braugh Jr., Sico, White, Hoelscher & Braugh L.L.P., Corpus Christi, Texas

Umma Resources LLC v. Key Energy Services Inc.,
McMullen Co., Texas, Dist. Ct., M-05-006-CV-A, 5/3/2010

Award amounts reflect the jury’s award and do not include increases or decreases resulting from contributory negligence, settlements or other post-trial activity

indicates a mixed verdict

indicates verdict for the defense

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