Top 20 Settlements in Massachusetts in 2017

Top 20 Settlements in Massachusetts in 2017We are pleased to present to you the list of top 20 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 20 Settlements in Massachusetts in 2017) you have also made the list of Top 50 Settlements in Massachusetts in 2017.

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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
11
Amount:$5,600,000.00
Attorneys:Cassandra Arriaza, Jeffrey Walker, Gillian Feiner of Office of the Attorney General, MA
Case:Healey v. Laz Parking Limited LLC.
Type:Breach of Contract, False Claims Act, Consumer Protection
12
Amount:$4,800,000.00
Attorneys:Russell X. Pollock, Clyde D. Bergstresser of Bergstresser & Pollock PC
Case:Patient v. Primary Care Physician, et al.
Type:Delayed Diagnosis, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence
13
Amount:$4,750,000.00
Attorneys:Patrick T. Jones, Timothy C. Kelleher III of Jones Kelleher, LLP; John M. Sahady of Sahady Associates, P.C.
Case:Construction Worker's Estate v. General Contractor
Type:Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Falling Object, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Wrongful Death
14 (tie)
Amount:$4,000,000.00
Attorneys:Elizabeth N. Mulvey, Florence A. Carey of Crowe & Mulvey, LLP
Case:Patient's Estate v. Cardiologist
Type:Medical Malpractice, Professional Negligence, Wrongful Death, Medication Error, Failure to Monitor
14 (tie)
Amount:$4,000,000.00
Attorneys:David J. Hoey of Law Offices of David J. Hoey, PC
Case:Patient's Estate v. Nursing Home
Type:Medical Malpractice, Negligent Supervision, Nursing Home Malpractice, Professional Negligence, Wrongful Death, Burn Injury, Failure to Supervise
15
Amount:$3,875,000.00
Attorneys:Steven M. Litner of Rawson Merrigan & Litner, LLP
Case:Worker v. General Contractor
Type:Construction Accident, Indemnification, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Fall
16 (tie)
Amount:$3,750,000.00
Attorneys:Russell X. Pollock, Clyde D. Bergstresser of Bergstresser & Pollock PC
Case:Stroke Patient v. Neurosurgeon
Type:Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Unnecessary Surgery
16 (tie)
Amount:$3,750,000.00
Attorneys:Robert M. Higgins of Lubin & Meyer
Case:Patient v. Cardiologist
Type:Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Failure to Treat
17 (tie)
Amount:$3,000,000.00
Attorneys:Andrew C. Meyer, Jr. of Lubin & Meyer
Case:Infant Plaintiff v. Nurse Midwife, et al.
Type:Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth Delivery, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Brain Injury, Ob-Gyn Malpractice
17 (tie)
Amount:$3,000,000.00
Attorneys:David J. Hoey of Law Offices of David J. Hoey, PC
Case:Patient's Estate v. Nursing Home
Type:Medical Malpractice, Negligent Supervision, Nursing Home Malpractice, Professional Negligence, Wrongful Death, Fall, Failure to Supervise, Failure to Train
18 (tie)
Amount:$2,750,000.00
Attorneys:Elizabeth N. Mulvey, Florence A. Carey, Barbara M. Welch of Crowe & Mulvey, LLP
Case:Patient v. Ob/Gyn, et al.
Type:Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Unnecessary Surgery, Ob-Gyn Malpractice
18 (tie)
Amount:$2,750,000.00
Attorneys:Robert M. Higgins, Andrew C. Meyer, Jr. of Lubin & Meyer
Case:Patient's Estate v. Physician
Type:Delayed Diagnosis, Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Professional Negligence, Wrongful Death
19 (tie)
Amount:$2,500,000.00
Attorneys:Robert M. Higgins, Andrew C. Meyer, Jr. of Lubin & Meyer
Case:Patient v. Pathologist
Type:Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence
19 (tie)
Amount:$2,500,000.00
Attorneys:Andrew C. Meyer, Jr., William J. Thompson of Lubin & Meyer
Case:Patient v. Primary Care Physician, et al.
Type:Delayed Diagnosis, Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence
19 (tie)
Amount:$2,500,000.00
Attorneys:Benjamin R. Zimmermann of Sugarman and Sugarman, P.C.
Case:Plaintiff Patient v. Primary Care Physician
Type:Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Medication Error, Failure to Monitor
19 (tie)
Amount:$2,500,000.00
Attorneys:Carolyn M. Latti, David Anderson of Latti & Anderson, LLP
Case:Fisherman v. Fishing Vessel's Owner
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Brain Injury, Negligent Maintenance
19 (tie)
Amount:$2,500,000.00
Attorneys:Jeffrey S. Glassman, Andrew M. Fischer, Andrew J. Brodie of Law Offices of Jeffrey S Glassman, LLC
Case:Bicyclist v. School Bus Driver
Type:Bicycle Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, School Bus Accident
20
Amount:$2,400,000.00
Attorneys:Thomas M. Sobol, Lauren G. Barnes, Jessica R. MacAuley of Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP; Neill W. Clark, Peter Kohn, Joseph T. Lukens of Faruqi & Faruqi LLP; Caitlin G. Coslett, Andrew C. Curley, David F. Sorensen of Berger & Montague PC
Case:In Re Solodyn Antitrust Litigation
Type:Unjust Enrichment

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