Top 50 Verdicts in New Jersey in 2016

Top 50 Verdicts in New Jersey in 2016We are pleased to present to you the list of top 50 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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Note: If you have made this list (Top 50 Verdicts in New Jersey in 2016) you have also made the list of Top 100 Verdicts in New Jersey in 2016.

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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: $2,123,145.00
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
14
Amount: $2,027,500.00
Attorneys: Alex S. Capozzi of Brach Eichler LLC
Case: Tavarez v. Esaillat
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
15
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
16
Amount: $1,750,000.00
Attorneys: Deborah S. Dunn of Stark & Stark, P.C.
Case: Worthy v. Broadhurst
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
17
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
18
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
19
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
20
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
21
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
22
Amount: $1,040,000.00
Attorneys: Steven A. Soulios of Ruta, Soulios & Stratis LLP
Case: Cevdet Aksut Ve Ogullari Koll v. Cavusoglu
Type: Fraud
23
Amount: $1,011,395.00
Attorneys: William O. Crutchlow of Eichen, Crutchlow, Zaslow & McElroy, LLP
Case: Stewart v. Swaminathan
Type: Personal Injury; Medical Malpractice
24
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
25
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
26
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
27
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
28
Amount: $920,000.00
Attorneys: Edward P. Capozzi of Brach Eichler LLC
Case: Chique v. City of Newark
Type: Personal Injury; Excessive Force
29
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
30
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
31
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
32
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
33
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
34
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
35
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
36
Amount: $659,000.00
Attorneys: Natalie A. 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
37
Amount: $650,000.00
Attorneys: Nicholas J. Leonardis of Stathis & Leonardis, LLC
Case: Mazgut v. Wilder
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
38
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
39
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
40
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
41
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
42
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
43
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
44
Amount: $500,000.00
Attorneys: Eric D. Dakhari of Stark & Stark, P.C.
Case: Dorvilas v. Crombie
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
45
Amount: $500,000.00
Attorneys: Randall L. Tranger of Mallon and Tranger
Case: Lawrence v. Skuby
Type: Personal Injury; Dangerous Condition; Premises Liability
46
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
47
Amount: $499,900.00
Attorneys: Edward P. Capozzi of Brach Eichler LLC
Case: Doerbecker v. Walasek
Type: Personal Injury; Car Accident
48
Amount: $450,000.00
Attorneys: Robert A. Solomon of Robert A. Solomon, P.C.
Case: McGovern v. Lowry
Type: Personal Injury; Medical Malpractice
49
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
50
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

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