The past year saw some of the highest Top Ten Jury Verdicts nationally in recent years, exceeding the previous two years.
What’s in a number? For many jury verdicts and court judgments, a long roller-coaster ride through the appeals process.
The overall size of the top 10 jury verdicts nationally increased substantially in 2011.
This is the next installment of an occasional feature by Missouri Lawyers Media dissecting the information contained in the Verdicts & Settlements online database, a tool subscribers can tap into for case research and comparisons.
Download a PDF of 2010′s largest verdicts.
Download a PDF of a list of lawyers who won big in 2010.
The circuit court in St. Louis — long perceived as one of the best Missouri courts for plaintiffs to prevail — was home to three of the top five defense verdicts in 2010. At the same time, the urban circuit claimed just one of the top 20 plaintiff victories, and that case was a class action settlement, not a trial.
Find out who won what where in 2010 in this “Top Verdicts & Settlements” issue. We break it down by lawyer, law firm, judge, county and case type.
Click here to view the top defense wins of 2010.
Map – top wins by county_2010
Norm Siegel is one of a handful of lawyers who secured the largest plaintiff and defense victories in Missouri in 2010, as reported to Missouri Lawyers Weekly.
The size of the Top 10 Jury Verdicts from around the United States increased again in 2010.