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D.C. Superior Court Releases Verdict Statistics

August 5, 2020

The D.C. Superior Court recently released its statistics for jury verdicts in cases that dealt with slip and falls, auto accidents, and medical malpractice.  The following is a chart that includes the relevant statistics collected by the Court.  

Type of CasesTotal Jury Trials Resulting in VerdictsVerdicts for PlaintiffVerdicts for DefendantLowest VerdictHighest Verdict
Slip and Fall6 15$4890.00$4890.00
Auto Collisions7845330$1,934,369
Medical Malpractice826No data$650,000

The following table breaks down the data even further and includes the number of verdicts that fell between the specific dollar amount ranges.  

 Slip and FallAuto CollisionMedical Malpractice
Less that $10,0001250
$10,000 – $24,9990120
$25,000 – $49,999050
$50,000 – $99,999000
$100,000 – $499,999020
$500,000 or more021

Please visit the following link for more detailed data for 2013 and previous years –