Top 100 Verdicts in New Jersey in 2016

Top 100 Verdicts in New Jersey in 2016We are pleased to present to you the list of top 100 plaintiff and cross-claimant jury verdicts obtained in New Jersey 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: $14,176,123.00
Attorneys: Bruce H. Nagel, Jay J. Rice of Nagel Rice, LLP
Case: Nacchio v. Weinstein, et al.
Type: Breach of Fiduciary Duty
2
Amount: $10,082,735.00
Attorneys: Scott W. Kenneally, William V. Kelly of Starkey, Kelly, Kenneally, Cuningham & Turnbach
Case: Engrassia v. Uzcategui
Type: Wrongful Death; Car Accident
3
Amount: $9,500,000.00
Attorneys: Samuel L. Davis of Davis, Saperstein & Salomon, P.C.; Christopher T. Karounos of Karounos & Associates, LLC
Case: Franzino v. McCarthy's Marine Sales, et al.
Type: Personal Injury; Watercraft Accident
4
Amount: $8,450,000.00
Attorneys: Colin M. Page, Evan Silagi of Berkowitz, Lichtstein, Kuritsky, Giasullo & Gross, LLC
Case: Malta-Roman v. Hudson County
Type: Disability Discrimination; Retaliation; Failure to Accommodate
5
Amount: $8,291,064.00
Attorneys: James S. Lynch of Lynch Lynch Held Rosenberg, P.C.
Case: Austin v. Morris Plains Contracting, LLC
Type: Personal Injury; Construction Accident; Workplace Negligence
6
Amount: $7,000,000.00
Attorneys: Samuel L. Davis of Davis, Saperstein & Salomon, P.C.
Case: Fiorino v. Lewis
Type: Personal Injury; Car v. Pedestrian Accident
7
Amount: $5,420,000.00
Attorneys: Mitchell J. Makowicz, Jr. of Blume, Forte, Fried, Zerres & Molinari, P.C.
Case: Resto v. Highway Safety Systems Inc.
Type: Personal Injury; Motorcycle Accident; Business Liability
8
Amount: $4,100,000.00
Attorneys: Meghan L. Harp, Andrew A. Fraser, Tiffany L. Heineman of Laddey, Clark & Ryan, LLP
Case: S.R.K., Pro Ami v. Kim
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
9
Amount: $3,335,000.00
Attorneys: Nicholas J. Leonardis of Stathis & Leonardis, LLC
Case: Chen v. Rasolio
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
10
Amount: $2,900,000.00
Attorneys: Anthony F. DellaPelle of McKirdy & Riskin, P.A.
Case: Township of Bloomfield v. Bloomfield Daval Corp.
Type: Property Rights; Eminent Domain Abuse
11
Amount: $2,875,000.00
Attorneys: Robert H. Baumgarten of Ginarte O'Dwyer Gonzalez Gallardo & Winograd, LLP
Case: Marte v. Al-John Inc, el al.
Type: Wrongful Death; Work Accident; Premises Liability
12
Amount: $2,500,000.00
Attorneys: Gregg A. Stone of Kirsch, Gelband & Stone, P.A.
Case: Finizio v. Lubarda
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
13
Amount: $2,250,000.00
Attorneys: Alfred J. Falcione of Flynn & Associates, P.C.
Case: Davis v. Gavilanez, et al.
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
14
Amount: $2,123,145.00
Attorneys: Michael L. Rich, Joseph G. Dolan, Peter J. Gallagher of Porzio, Bromberg & Newman P.C.
Case: Danish Crown Amba v. Rupari Food Services
Type: Breach of Contract
15
Amount: $2,027,500.00
Attorneys: Alex S. Capozzi of Brach Eichler LLC
Case: Tavarez v. Esaillat
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
16
Amount: $2,000,000.00
Attorneys: Bruce H. Stern of Stark & Stark, P.C.
Case: Yang vs. Pantle-Aguirre, et al.
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
17
Amount: $1,800,000.00
Attorneys: Ana C. Moreira of Law Offices of Ana C. Moreira; Peter C. Gordon of Law Office of Peter C. Gordon LLC
Case: Veeren v. Paige
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
18
Amount: $1,750,000.00
Attorneys: Deborah S. Dunn of Stark & Stark, P.C.
Case: Worthy v. Broadhurst
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
19
Amount: $1,500,000.00
Attorneys: Frank T. Lazzaro, John R. Gorman of The Law Offices of Lutz, Shafranski, Gorman & Mahoney, P.A.
Case: Arredondo v. Liberty Mutual Ins. Co.
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident; Uninsured Motorist Coverage
20
Amount: $1,400,000.00
Attorneys: Patrick L. Falcon of Falcon Law Firm LLC
Case: Williams v. Kerr, et al.
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
21
Amount: $1,280,082.00
Attorneys: Nicholas J. Leonardis of Stathis & Leonardis, LLC
Case: Hockman v. Burrellys LLC
Type: Personal Injury; Slip and Fall; Premises Liability
22
Amount: $1,200,000.00
Attorneys: Andrew A. Fraser, William B. Thayer of Laddey, Clark & Ryan, LLP
Case: Koch v. Montes-Quintero
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
23
Amount: $1,170,000.00
Attorneys: Peter J. Pizzi, Kerry C. Donovan, Mariel L. Belanger of Connell Foley LLP
Case: Irwin Katz & Assoc. v. Concepts in Health
Type: Breach of Contract
24
Amount: $1,140,000.00
Attorneys: Jonathan M. Cohen of Jonathan M. Cohen, LLC; Michael D. Pomerantz of Marrone Law Firm, LLC
Case: Worster-Sims v. City of Atlantic City
Type: Personal Injury; Excessive Force; Law Enforcement
25
Amount: $1,040,000.00
Attorneys: Steven A. Soulios of Ruta, Soulios & Stratis LLP
Case: Cevdet Aksut Ve Ogullari Koll v. Cavusoglu
Type: Fraud
26
Amount: $1,011,395.00
Attorneys: William O. Crutchlow of Eichen, Crutchlow, Zaslow & McElroy, LLP
Case: Stewart v. Swaminathan
Type: Personal Injury; Medical Malpractice
27
Amount: $1,010,000.00
Attorneys: James S. Lynch, Brian A. Held, Salim F. Sabbagh of Lynch Lynch Held Rosenberg, P.C.
Case: Ferraro v. Elliott
Type: Personal Injury; Work Accident; Workplace Safety
28
Amount: $1,000,000.00
Attorneys: Thomas S. Howard of Gartenberg Howard, LLP
Case: Cass-Stieglmayr vs. Soto
Type: Personal Injury; Delayed Treatment; Medical Malpractice
29
Amount: $992,470.00
Attorneys: Scott D. Grossman, Eric C. Landman of The Grossman Law Firm, LLC
Case: Quackenbush v. Orepeza-Parra, et al.
Type: Personal Injury; Truck Accident
30
Amount: $935,000.00
Attorneys: Bruce L. Atkins, Carly Skarbnik Meredith of Deutsch Atkins, P.C.
Case: Mallon v. Hudson City Savings Bank, et al.
Type: Wrongful Termination; Retaliation
31
Amount: $920,000.00
Attorneys: Edward P. Capozzi of Brach Eichler LLC
Case: Chique v. City of Newark
Type: Personal Injury; Excessive Force
32
Amount: $850,000.00
Attorneys: Brett R. Greiner of Levinson Axelrod
Case: Teixeira v. Woodbridge Center Mall, et al.
Type: Personal Injury; Slip and Fall; Premises Liability
33
Amount: $843,000.00
Attorneys: Patrick J. Whalen of Law Offices of Patrick J. Whalen
Case: Lukaszewski, et al. v. Jasticon, et al.
Type: Wrongful Termination; Retaliation
34
Amount: $800,000.00
Attorneys: Nicholas J. Leonardis of Stathis & Leonardis, LLC; David J. Dering of Leary, Bride, Tinker & Moran
Case: Depompo v. Geller, et al.
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
35
Amount: $750,000.00
Attorneys: Salvatore Imbornone, Jr. of McHugh & Imbornone, P.A.; Vincent R. Glorisi of Vincent R. Glorisi
Case: Pepe v. Patalive, et al.
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
36
Amount: $720,000.00
Attorneys: Jack Wurgaft of Javerbaum, Wurgaft, Hicks, Kahn, Wikstrom & Sinins, P.C.
Case: Lynn v. Song
Type: Personal Injury; Negligence by a Minor
37
Amount: $700,000.00
Attorneys: James J. Dunn of Levinson Axelrod
Case: Wendell v. Forrestal Village, et al.
Type: Personal Injury; Slip and Fall; Premises Liability
38
Amount: $660,000.00
Attorneys: Melissa M. Baxter, Anthony J. Medori of Rossetti & DeVoto, P.C.
Case: Riccio v. Collins
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
39
Amount: $659,000.00
Attorneys: Natalie A. Zammitti Shaw, Natalie Zammitti Shaw of Law Offices of Rosemarie E. Arnold
Case: Hanrahan v. ACE Restaurant Group Inc., et al.
Type: Personal Injury; Assault and Battery; Workplace Safety
40
Amount: $650,000.00
Attorneys: Nicholas J. Leonardis of Stathis & Leonardis, LLC
Case: Mazgut v. Wilder
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
41
Amount: $650,000.00
Attorneys: Roy D. Curnow of Law Office of Roy D. Curnow; Richard J. Weber of Milstein, Weber, Collazo & DeBenedett
Case: Jacobs v. Jersey Central Power & Light
Type: Personal Injury; Dangerous Condition; Premises Liability
42
Amount: $628,000.00
Attorneys: Michael A. Gibson of D'Arcy Johnson Day, P.C.
Case: Estate of Dutton v. Rando
Type: Wrongful Death; Car v. Bicycle Accident
43
Amount: $600,000.00
Attorneys: Richard P. Krueger of Krueger & Krueger LLC
Case: Guehlo v. Kenny Adams Trucking, et al.
Type: Personal Injury; Truck Accident
44
Amount: $589,302.00
Attorneys: Robert A. Greenberg of Aronberg, Kouser, Snyder & Lindemann, P.A.; Lewis B. April of Cooper Levenson, P.A.
Case: Lucca v. Sorensen
Type: Personal Injury; Truck Accident
45
Amount: $500,000.00
Attorneys: Richard P. Lomurro, Andrew J. Ball, Jonathan H. Lomurro of Lomurro Davison Eastman & Munoz PA
Case: Quintin Lowe v. Michael Garcia
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
46
Amount: $500,000.00
Attorneys: Eric D. Dakhari of Stark & Stark, P.C.
Case: Dorvilas v. Crombie
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
47
Amount: $500,000.00
Attorneys: Frank T. Lazzaro of The Law Offices of Lutz, Shafranski, Gorman & Mahoney, P.A.
Case: Aly v. Plymouth Rock Assurance
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
48
Amount: $500,000.00
Attorneys: Edward P. Capozzi of Brach Eichler LLC
Case: Allen v. Okung
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
49
Amount: $500,000.00
Attorneys: Randall L. Tranger of Mallon and Tranger
Case: Lawrence v. Skuby
Type: Personal Injury; Dangerous Condition; Premises Liability
50
Amount: $500,000.00
Attorneys: Kenneth G. Andres, Jr., Tommie A. Gibney of The Law Offices of Andres & Berger, P.C.
Case: Estate of Concepcion v. Royal Suites Health Care & Rehabilitation
Type: Wrongful Death; Inadequate Care; Nursing Home Malpractice
51
Amount: $499,900.00
Attorneys: Edward P. Capozzi of Brach Eichler LLC
Case: Doerbecker v. Walasek
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
52
Amount: $450,000.00
Attorneys: Robert A. Solomon of Robert A. Solomon, P.C.
Case: McGovern v. Lowry
Type: Personal Injury; Medical Malpractice
53
Amount: $434,000.00
Attorneys: Michael A. Gallardo of Ginarte O'Dwyer Gonzalez Gallardo & Winograd, LLP
Case: Torres v. Sumrein
Type: Personal Injury; Trip and Fall; Premises Liability
54
Amount: $402,245.00
Attorneys: Gregory G. Goodman of Palmisano & Goodman, P.A.
Case: Velez v. NJM Insurance Company
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident; Underinsured Motorist
55
Amount: $400,400.00
Attorneys: Thomas E. Hood of Thomas Hood, PC
Case: Barrera v. Petrie, et al.
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
56
Amount: $400,000.00
Attorneys: Ramon A. Camejo of Kassem & Camejo, LLC
Case: Marnell v. Estate of Scopelliti
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
57
Amount: $397,750.00
Attorneys: Arthur Lynch, Arthur V. Lynch, Brian A. Held of Lynch Lynch Held Rosenberg, P.C.
Case: Todarmal v. Hosig
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident; Underinsured Motorist
58
Amount: $375,000.00
Attorneys: Jerry Eisdorfer of Eisdorfer, Eisdorfer & Eisdorfer, LLC
Case: Gallego v. Calingo
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
59
Amount: $375,000.00
Attorneys: Gerald H. Clark of Clark Law Firm, PC
Case: Seamon v. State Farm Insurance Co.
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident; Uninsured Motorist
60
Amount: $350,000.00
Attorneys: Gary J. Grabas of Bramnick, Rodriguez, Grabas, Arnold & Mangan, LLC; Thomas V. Grealis of Juman & Juman
Case: Morel v. Jemeson
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
61
Amount: $325,000.00
Attorneys: Edward B. Kasselman of Bathgate, Wegener & Wolf, PC
Case: Dilcher v. Mapleleaf Park Association
Type: Personal Injury; Fall; Premises Liability
62
Amount: $325,000.00
Attorneys: Thomas P. Abode of Law Office of Thomas P. Abode, LLC
Case: A.L., Pro Ami v. Pastrick
Type: Personal Injury; Negligent Supervision of a Minor; Premises Liability
63
Amount: $322,400.00
Attorneys: Daniel J. O'Brien, Adrianna Yanez of White and Williams LLP
Case: Fichner v. Darlington
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
64
Amount: $300,000.00
Attorneys: John W. Gregorek of Blume, Forte, Fried, Zerres & Molinari, P.C.
Case: Thibou v. Viola and O'Connell
Type: Personal Injury; Car v. Pedestrian Accident
65
Amount: $300,000.00
Attorneys: Gerald H. Clark of Clark Law Firm, PC
Case: Bomtempo v. Patel
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
66
Amount: $300,000.00
Attorneys: Samuel J. Vacchiano of Chamlin Rosen Uliano & Witherington
Case: Jones v. Progressive
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident; Underinsured Motorist
67
Amount: $300,000.00
Attorneys: Mark W. Davis of Stark & Stark, P.C.
Case: McGuinness v. Secure Parking Systems LLC
Type: Personal Injury; Fall; Premises Liability
68
Amount: $255,000.00
Attorneys: Jacqueline M. Rosa of Jae Lee Law, PC
Case: Kim v. GEICO Insurance Company
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident; Underinsured Motorist
69
Amount: $250,000.00
Attorneys: W. Joseph Weiner, Allan R. Mordkoff of Weiner & Mazzei, PC
Case: Venetis v. Adams
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
70
Amount: $250,000.00
Attorneys: Mitchell D. Perlmutter of Zavodnick, Perlmutter & Boccia LLC
Case: Kerpan v. Mazzarella
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
71
Amount: $250,000.00
Attorneys: Steven P. Haddad of Steven P. Haddad, P.C
Case: Wignall v. Aly, et al.
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident; Uninsured Motorist
72
Amount: $250,000.00
Attorneys: John R. Gorman of The Law Offices of Lutz, Shafranski, Gorman & Mahoney, P.A.
Case: Balthazar v. Liberty Mutual Insurance Co.
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident; Underinsured Motorist
73
Amount: $250,000.00
Attorneys: Petra M. Vavra of Martin Kane Kuper LLC
Case: Ramberg v. Liberty Mutual Insurance Co.
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident; Underinsured Motorist
74
Amount: $250,000.00
Attorneys: Mark T. Apostolou, Jr. of Shebell & Shebell, LLC
Case: Schaefer v. Baranyai, et al.
Type: Personal Injury; Assault and Battery; Homeowner's Negligence
75
Amount: $250,000.00
Attorneys: Geoffrey M. Johnson of Johnson & Conway LLP
Case: Winchman-Matuozzi v. Brown & Glynn Const. Co.
Type: Breach of Contract
76
Amount: $236,292.00
Attorneys: Jennifer L. Emmons of Locks Law Firm
Case: Estate of Cogan v. Strain MD, et al.
Type: Wrongful Death; Delayed Diagnosis; Medical Malpractice
77
Amount: $225,000.00
Attorneys: Richard Grungo, Jr. of Grungo Colarulo, LLC
Case: Valenzano v. Barminko, et al.
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident; Uninsured Motorist
78
Amount: $214,700.00
Attorneys: Jeffrey W. Warden of Bongiovanni, Collins, & Warden P.C
Case: Van Doimen v. V&C Liquors
Type: Personal Injury; Dangerous Condition; Premises Liability
79
Amount: $204,000.00
Attorneys: Peter C. Gordon of Law Offices of Ana C. Moreira
Case: Martinez v. Mora
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
80
Amount: $200,000.00
Attorneys: Michael B. Fusco of Levinson Axelrod
Case: Rios v. GEICO Insurance Co.
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident; Uninsured Motorist
81
Amount: $185,421.00
Attorneys: Jose W. Hernandez of Law Offices of Adam M. Kotlar, LLC; Vincent J. Ciecka of Law Offices Vincent J. Ciecka, P.C.
Case: Fulmer v. Morrison
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
82
Amount: $175,000.00
Attorneys: Garry R. Salomon, Kate Carballo of Davis, Saperstein & Salomon, P.C.
Case: Palka v. City of Englewood, et al.
Type: Personal Injury; Truck Accident
83
Amount: $170,000.00
Attorneys: Raffi T. Khorozian of Law Office Of Raffi T. Khorozian
Case: Prince v. Giraldo
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
84
Amount: $166,596.00
Attorneys: Anthony R. Fiore, Jr. of Gage Fiore, LLC
Case: Brahmbhatt v. Barglowski, et al.
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
85
Amount: $165,000.00
Attorneys: Michael S. Williams of The Law Offices Of Gold, Albanese, Barletti & Locascio, LLC
Case: Lewis v. Milliman
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
86
Amount: $160,500.00
Attorneys: Steven P. Lombardi of Law Office of Steven P. Lombardi; Mark J. Ingber of The Ingber Law Firm
Case: A.A. Action Collection Co. v. Dweck
Type: Fraud
87
Amount: $155,000.00
Attorneys: Peter C. Ioannou of Law Office of Peter C. Ioannou
Case: Barraza v. Vishnuokala
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
88
Amount: $150,250.00
Attorneys: Michael C. Crowley, Noel C. Crowley of Crowley and Crowley
Case: Macnaughton v. The Delbarton Sch.
Type: Breach of Contract
89
Amount: $150,000.00
Attorneys: Walter L. Faust of Law Office Walter L. Faust
Case: Graddy v. Booker
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
90
Amount: $150,000.00
Attorneys: Thomas F. Flynn, III of Flynn & Associates, P.C.
Case: Nesbitt v. Schapiro
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
91
Amount: $150,000.00
Attorneys: David A. Drescher of Davis, Saperstein & Salomon, P.C.
Case: Hester v. Bharrat
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
92
Amount: $145,406.00
Attorneys: Scott M. McPherson of Escandon, Fernicola, Anderson & Covelli
Case: Figuora v. Belsh
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
93
Amount: $135,000.00
Attorneys: Scott M. Goldberg, Jeffrey M. Thiel of Petrillo & Goldberg, P.C
Case: Clarke v. Baughman
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
94
Amount: $130,000.00
Attorneys: Michael C. Kazer of Michael C. Kazer, P.C.
Case: Hondoy v. Khan
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
95
Amount: $125,300.00
Attorneys: Feeda R. Musitief of Fine & Staud LLC
Case: Gould v. Calderon
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
96
Amount: $125,000.00
Attorneys: John R. Gorman of The Law Offices of Lutz, Shafranski, Gorman & Mahoney, P.A.
Case: Velez v. Butch
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
97
Amount: $125,000.00
Attorneys: Kevin P. Harrington of Harrington and Lombardi LLP
Case: Bell v. Estate of Cohen
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
98
Amount: $125,000.00
Attorneys: Philip Y. Ing of Brandon J. Broderick, LLC
Case: Belmont v. Mclinden, et al.
Type: Personal Injury; Dangerous Condition; Premises Liability
99
Amount: $124,334.00
Attorneys: Gregg A. Stone of Kirsch, Gelband & Stone, P.A.
Case: Navarro v. Boardingham
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
100
Amount: $120,000.00
Attorneys: Michael H. Foster, Stephen M. Di Stefano of Stark & Stark, P.C.
Case: Gibbons v. Hayes
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident

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