Top 50 Personal Injury Verdicts in Pennsylvania in 2016

Top 50 Personal Injury Verdicts in Pennsylvania in 2016We are pleased to present to you the list of top 50 Personal Injury plaintiff jury verdicts obtained in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the year 2016. The list is comprised of various case types that were tried either in state or federal courts.

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1
Amount:$70,000,000.00
Attorneys:Jason A. Itkin, Cesar Tavares of Arnold & Itkin, LLP; Thomas R. Kline, Christopher A. Gomez, Kristen Loerch Sipala of Kline & Specter, P.C.; Brian J. McCormick Jr., Stephen A. Sheller
Case:A.Y., Pro Ami v. Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Type:Failure to Warn; Pharmacy Malpractice
2
Amount:$15,000,000.00
Attorneys:Daniel L. Hessel, Ramon A. Arreola, Ramon Arreola of Golkow Hessel, LLC
Case:Reyes v. Cincinnati Incorporated
Type:Workplace Safety
3
Amount:$13,500,000.00
Attorneys:Shanin Specter of Kline & Specter, P.C.
Case:Carlino v. Ethicon, et al.
Type:Medical Malpractice
4
Amount:$12,797,026.00
Attorneys:Frank A. Rothermel of Bernhardt & Rothermel, PC
Case:Clayton v. Somers MD, et al.
Type:Delayed Treatment; Hospital Malpractice
5
Amount:$8,783,816.00
Attorneys:Elizabeth L. Jenkins, John A. Caputo of Law Office of John A. Caputo
Case:Wogan v. Butler Health Systems, et al.
Type:Delayed Diagnosis; Medical Malpractice
6
Amount:$8,470,346.00
Attorneys:John E. Kusturiss, Jr. of The Law Offices of John E. Kusturiss, Jr.; John N. Hickey of Law Offices of John Neumann Hickey
Case:Saul, Pro Ami v. Cambridge Pediatrics Lancaster, LP
Type:Delayed Treatment; Medical Malpractice
7
Amount:$7,270,000.00
Attorneys:Paul D. Brandes of Villari, Brandes & Gian; Bruce J. Babij of Dugan, Babij, Tolley & Kohler, LLC
Case:Ziolkowski v. Escobar, et al.
Type:Birth Injury; Medical Malpractice
8
Amount:$6,596,687.00
Attorneys:Alan M. Herman of Zarwin, Baum, DeVito, Kaplan, Schaer, Toddy, P.C.
Case:Velasquez v. Big Head's Bensalem, Inc., et al.
Type:Car Accident
9
Amount:$6,439,265.14
Attorneys:Michael A. Cancelliere, Jr., and Casey R. Coburn of Nass Cancelliere Brenner
Case:Roverano, et al. v. Honeywell International Inc., et al.
Type:Asbestos Exposure
10
Amount:$5,991,594.00
Attorneys:Hugh A. Donaghue, Francis J. Curran, Jr. of Donaghue & Labrum, LLP
Case:Hill v. Crozer-Chester Medical Center, et al.
Type:Delayed Diagnosis; Hospital Malpractice
11
Amount:$5,350,000.00
Attorneys:Nadeem Bezar of Kline & Specter, P.C.
Case:Levin v. Presbyterian Children's Village
Type:Sexual Abuse; Foster Care Negligence
12
Amount:$5,026,000.00
Attorneys:Joshua R. Van Naarden of Ross Feller Casey
Case:Crespo v. Hughes MD
Type:Delayed Treatment; Medical Malpractice
13
Amount:$2,931,294.00
Attorneys:Joseph F. Roda of Roda Law LLC
Case:White-Lightner v. Baublitz, DO, et al
Type:Delayed Treatment; Medical Malpractice
14
Amount:$2,731,000.00
Attorneys:John P. Gismondi of Gismondi & Associates
Case:Grove v. Port Authority of Allegheny County
Type:Bus Accident
15
Amount:$2,600,000.00
Attorneys:Gerald B. Baldino, Gerald B. Baldino, Jr. of Sacchetta & Baldino
Case:Oleksza v. Gould & Goodrich, Inc.
Type:Defective Gun; Product Liability
16
Amount:$2,579,000.00
Attorneys:Alfred V. Altopiedi of Law Offices of Alfred V. Altopiedi, PC
Case:Farese v. Robinson, et al.
Type:Car Accident
17
Amount:$2,391,620.00
Attorneys:James P. Goslee of Cohen, Placitella & Roth, P.C.
Case:Shiflett v. Lehigh Valley Health Network Inc., et al.
Type:Hospital Malpractice
18
Amount:$2,315,593.00
Attorneys:Richard B. Bateman, Jr. of Richard B. Bateman, Jr.
Case:Mitchell v. Milburn, et al.
Type:Car Accident
19
Amount:$1,828,060.00
Attorneys:James J. McEldrew, III, Dan Purtell of McEldrew Young
Case:Zaloga v. Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority
Type:Failure to Warn; Workplace Safety
20
Amount:$1,815,250.00
Attorneys:Robert J. Mongeluzzi, Andrew R. Duffy, Jeffrey P. Goodman of Saltz Mongeluzzi Barrett & Bendesky PC
Case:Keith v. Hatfield Quality Meats LLC
Type:Work Accident
21
Amount:$1,641,758.00
Attorneys:Danielle L. Duffy of Spivack & Spivack LLP
Case:Allison v. Forest City Enterprises Inc, et al.
Type:Slip and Fall; Premises Liability
22
Amount:$1,194,283.00
Attorneys:Keith R. McMillen, Kelly M. Tocci, Chad F. McMillen of McMillen Urick Tocci & Jones
Case:Alviani v. Mann, et al.
Type:Car Accident; Underinsured Motorist
23
Amount:$650,000.00
Attorneys:Gary J. Ogg of Ogg, Murphy & Perkosky P.C.
Case:Kapetanovich v. Scocco
Type:Slip and Fall; Premises Liability
24
Amount:$642,976.00
Attorneys:Joseph A. Collins of Collins & Collins Attorneys, LLC
Case:Runco v. CSX Corporation
Type:Work Accident; Railroad
25
Amount:$534,000.00
Attorneys:Leonard K. Hill of Hill & Associates, P.C.
Case:Tanner v. AutoZone Stores, Inc., et al.
Type:Slip and Fall; Premises Liability
26
Amount:$520,018.00
Attorneys:Howard G. Silverman of Kane & Silverman PC
Case:Irwin v. Parrilla, et al.
Type:Car v. Pedestrian Accident
27
Amount:$512,544.00
Attorneys:Frederick J. Fanelli of Fanelli, Evans & Patel, PC
Case:Shoup v. Tim's Towing & Repair, et al.
Type:Work Accident; Premises Liability
28
Amount:$500,000.00
Attorneys:Joseph Chaiken of Joseph Chaiken & Associates, PC
Case:Coley v. Keystone Turf Club, Inc., et al.
Type:Assault and Battery; Inadequate Security
29
Amount:$473,930.00
Attorneys:Michael Y. Kleeman of Kleeman & DiGiovanni, PC
Case:Paseman v. City of Philadelphia
Type:Trip and Fall; Premises Liability
30
Amount:$450,000.00
Attorneys:Craig A. Falcone of Sacchetta & Falcone
Case:Kappil v. New Jersey Manufacturers Insurance Co.
Type:Car Accident; Underinsured Motorist
31
Amount:$362,016.00
Attorneys:Scott I. Fegley of The Fegley Law Firm
Case:Vickers v. Byles III
Type:Assault and Battery; Gunshot
32
Amount:$320,000.00
Attorneys:Michael P. McDonald of McDonald At Law
Case:Reedy v. Saunders
Type:Car Accident
33
Amount:$311,777.00
Attorneys:Gerald B. Baldino, Jr. of Sacchetta & Baldino
Case:Gardner v. EJ Delmonte Corp.
Type:Dangerous Condition; Premises Liability
34
Amount:$266,000.00
Attorneys:Patrick J. Rodden of Rodden & Rodden
Case:Brandon Kubach v. John Gerricke
Type:Car Accident
35
Amount:$250,000.00
Attorneys:Marc I. Simon of Simon & Simon, PC
Case:Thompson v. Gatea, et al.
Type:Car Accident
36
Amount:$228,570.00
Attorneys:Samuel J. Pasquarelli of Sherrard, German & Kelly, P.C.
Case:Falkner v. Ballow, et al.
Type:Car Accident
37
Amount:$225,000.00
Attorneys:Marc F. Greenfield of Spear, Greenfield & Richman, P.C.
Case:Gland v. Walton, et al.
Type:Car Accident
38
Amount:$210,000.00
Attorneys:Marc I. Simon of Simon & Simon, PC
Case:Frazier v. Sheridan
Type:Car Accident
39
Amount:$200,000.00
Attorneys:Leonard K. Hill of Hill & Associates, P.C.
Case:Hannah v. 22nd Street Café
Type:Trip and Fall; Premises Liability
40
Amount:$181,138.00
Attorneys:Joseph V. Pinto of Greenbaum & Pinto
Case:Miller v. Team Clean, Inc., et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition; Failure to Warn; Premises Liability
41
Amount:$175,000.00
Attorneys:Michael J. D'Aniello of Law Office of Michael J. D'Aniello
Case:Frick v. Weitort
Type:Car Accident
42
Amount:$167,500.00
Attorneys:Jason E. Fine of J. Fine Law Group, P.C.
Case:Elmer v. Kotlarczuk
Type:Car Accident
43
Amount:$166,466.00
Attorneys:Michael J. Cefalo, Shayne J. McGrady of Cefalo & Associates
Case:Fife v. Bailey
Type:Car Accident
44
Amount:$150,000.00
Attorneys:Brian F. Lafferty Jr., Brian F. Lafferty, Jr. of Laffey, Bucci & Kent, LLP
Case:Westerfer v. Mini Mall West Inc.
Type:Failure to Warn; Premises Liability
45
Amount:$150,000.00
Attorneys:Robert A. Gelinas of Gelinas Law Offices
Case:Pinder v. Castro, et al.
Type:Truck Accident
46
Amount:$150,000.00
Attorneys:David Rosenbaum of Rosenbaum & Associates
Case:Lewis v. Kwaha, et al.
Type:Pedestrian Accident
47
Amount:$150,000.00
Attorneys:Shanin Specter of Kline & Specter, P.C.
Case:Treitel v. Marone Contractors, Inc., et al.
Type:Truck Accident
48
Amount:$125,000.00
Attorneys:Michael P. McDonald of McDonald At Law
Case:Dickson v. Trinity Management Associates, et al.
Type:Failure to Warn; Premises Liability
49
Amount:$115,000.00
Attorneys:Michael O. Pansini of Pansini & Mezrow, PC
Case:Krautzel v. Godfrey
Type:Car Accident
50
Amount:$110,500.00
Attorneys:Nicholas J. Renzi of Adams Renzi Law
Case:Ibrahim v. Harken
Type:Car Accident

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