CVN webcast many trials that made national headlines, while also shining a spotlight on trials attorneys care about that otherwise would fall through the cracks in an era of shrinking newsroom budgets. Over the year CVN’s cameras were present for consequential verdicts in everything from major bellwether trials to “everyday” negligence cases ending in high-dollar awards.
These are our picks for the Top 10 Most Impressive Plaintiff Verdicts that CVN covered in 2019. They are not ranked solely by amount awarded. Instead we also took into consideration the facts of the case, the parties and attorneys involved, and the potential broader impact of the verdict.
#1: State of Oklahoma v. Johnson & Johnson: $465 million awarded in opioid crisis bellwether trial.