Top 10 Settlements in Massachusetts in 2017

Top 10 Settlements in Massachusetts in 2017We are pleased to present to you the list of top 10 settlements obtained in Massachusetts in the year 2017. The list is comprised of various case types that were filed either in state or federal courts.

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Note: If you have made this list (Top 10 Settlements in Massachusetts in 2017) you have also made the list of Top 20 Settlements in Massachusetts in 2017.

Important: While we strive to achieve maximum accuracy and completeness of our lists, we cannot guarantee either at 100%. If you believe another settlement should be on this list, please contact us today.

1
Amount:$465,000,000.00
Attorneys:Rachel L. Brand of U.S. Attorney's Office
Case:U.S Ex Rel. Sanofi-Aventis US LLC v. Mylan Inc., et al.
Type:Fraud, Qui Tam
2
Amount:$382,000,000.00
Attorneys:Justin O'Connell, Abraham George of U.S. Attorney's Office
Case:USA v. State Street Bank and Trust Company
Type:Fraud, Qui Tam
3
Amount:$12,700,000.00
Attorneys:Benjamin C. Mizer of U.S. Department of Justice
Case:U.S Ex Rel, Meehan v. Medstar Ambulance, Inc. et al.
Type:Fraud, Qui Tam
4 (tie)
Amount:$12,000,000.00
Attorneys:Paul E. Kelleher of Law Offices of Paul E. Kelleher; Michael R. O'Malley of Law Offices of Michael R. O'Malley
Case:Carpenter's Estate v. General Contractor, et al.
Type:Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Falling Object, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Wrongful Death, Contractor Negligence
4 (tie)
Amount:$12,000,000.00
Attorneys:Markus L. Penzel, Sara E. Smolik, Katie N. Linehan, Amos B. Blackman, Liane T. Rice, Raechel L. Adams, Robert D. Rose of EEOC
Case:EEOC v. Texas Roadhouse Inc., et al.
Type:Age Discrimination, Civil Rights Violation, Class Action, Labor & Employment
4 (tie)
Amount:$12,000,000.00
Attorneys:Deena R. Bernstein, Robert B. Baker of U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Case:SEC v. State Street Bank and Trust Company
Type:Securities Fraud, Intentional Misrepresentation
5
Amount:$10,000,000.00
Attorneys:Donald R. Grady, Douglas K. Sheff, Frank J. Federico, Jr., Matthieu J. Parenteau of Sheff Law Offices, PC; Walter A. Costello, Jr., Marsha V. Kazarosian of Kazarosian Costello LLP
Case:Plaintiff Driver v. Defendant Driver
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury
6
Amount:$7,750,000.00
Attorneys:Patrick T. Jones, Donna R. Corcoran, Richard W. Paterniti of Jones Kelleher, LLP
Case:Infant's Parent v. Obstetrician, et al.
Type:Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth Delivery, Delayed Diagnosis, Delayed Treatment, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Ob-Gyn Malpractice
7
Amount:$7,500,000.00
Attorneys:Gary M. Paul, Susan M. Ulrich, Christopher L. Johnson of Waters, Kraus & Paul; Andrew S. Wainwright, Andrea Marino Landry of Thornton Law Firm LLP
Case:Cote v. Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
Type:Asbestos Exposure, Breach of Warranty, Personal Injury, Product Liability
8
Amount:$6,500,000.00
Attorneys:Kevin M. Kinne, Benjamin K. Steffans of Cohen Kinne Valicenti Cook; Rachel Bien, Michael N. Litrownik, Justin M. Swartz of Outten & Golden, LLP; Douglas J. Hoffman, Vincent E. Polsinelli, Peter M. Torncello of Jackson Lewis P.C.
Case:Shelly Davine, et al. v. The Golub Corp., et al.
Type:Class Action, Unpaid Wages, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Fair Labor Standards Act
9
Amount:$6,250,000.00
Attorneys:Nicholas D. Cappiello, Robert M. Higgins, Andrew C. Meyer, Jr. of Lubin & Meyer
Case:Parents of Infant v. Obstetrician, et al.
Type:Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth Delivery, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Brain Injury, Failure to Monitor, Ob-Gyn Malpractice
10 (tie)
Amount:$6,000,000.00
Attorneys:Patrick J. Sullivan of Sullivan Construction Law; Sakib A. Khan of Kenney & Sams, P.C.; James G. Grillo of Davagian Grillo & Semple LLP
Case:TLT Construction Corp. v. Town of Reading
Type:Breach of Contract
10 (tie)
Amount:$6,000,000.00
Attorneys:Kerry P. Choi, Russell X. Pollock of Bergstresser & Pollock PC
Case:Pedestrian's Estate v. Bus Driver, et al.
Type:Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Negligent Supervision, Pedestrian Accident, Wrongful Death
10 (tie)
Amount:$6,000,000.00
Attorneys:Marianne C. LeBlanc, Stacey L. Pietrowicz of Sugarman and Sugarman, P.C.
Case:Patient's Estate v. Hospital, et al.
Type:Failure to Diagnose, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Professional Negligence, Wrongful Death, Failure to Treat

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