Top 10 Verdicts in New Jersey in 2017

Top 10 Verdicts in New Jersey in 2017We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 10 plaintiff and cross-claimant jury verdicts obtained in New Jersey in the year 2017. 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 10 Verdicts in New Jersey in 2017) you have also made the list of Top 20 Verdicts in New Jersey 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 verdict should be on this list, please contact us today.

1
Amount:$51,040,000.00
Attorneys:Stephen G. Console, Laura C. Mattiacci, Emily R. Derstine Friesen of Console Mattiacci Law L.L.C
Case:Braden v. Lockheed Martin Corp.
Type:Age Discrimination, Civil Rights Violation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment
2
Amount:$45,000,000.00
Attorneys:Adam M. Starr of Jarve Kaplan Granato Starr, LLC
Case:Burgos-Bonilla v. Diorio, et al.
Type:Assault and Battery, Hospital Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Brain Injury, Children's Rights, Child Abuse, Failure to Report
3
Amount:$17,000,000.00
Attorneys:Paul A. Lauricella, Slade H. McLaughlin of McLaughlin & Lauricella
Case:Heaney v. Jersey Shore University Medical Center, et al.
Type:Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Brain Injury
4
Amount:$15,000,000.00
Attorneys:Adam M. Slater of Mazie Slater Katz & Freeman LLC
Case:Elizabeth Hrymoc v. Ethicon
Type:Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Defective Product, Defective Medical Device, Pelvic Mesh Complications
5
Amount:$11,824,911.00
Attorneys:Drake P. Bearden Jr. of Costello & Mains, LLC
Case:Pritchett v. State of New Jersey
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Labor & Employment, Failure to Accommodate
6
Amount:$11,049,639.00
Attorneys:Carol L. Forte, Brian E. Mahoney of Blume, Forte, Fried, Zerres & Molinari, P.C.
Case:Fava v. Moss, M.D., et al.
Type:Delayed Treatment, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence
7
Amount:$9,000,000.00
Attorneys:John Cottle, Perry M. Adair, Sanjay Kurian, Matthew Meyers, Vincenzo M. Mogavero, Martin C. Cabalar of Becker & Poliakoff PA
Case:Port Imperial Condominium Ass’n. vs. K. Hovnanian At Port Imperial Urban
Type:Breach of Warranty, Consumer Fraud, Construction Defect
8
Amount:$8,000,000.00
Attorneys:Gregg A. Stone of Kirsch, Gelband & Stone, P.A.
Case:Dickens v. Irvington Board of Education, et al.
Type:Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Trip and Fall
9
Amount:$6,008,404.00
Attorneys:Joshua Van Naarden of Ross Feller Casey, LLP
Case:Howlen, et al. v. Burbella M.D., et al.
Type:Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Professional Negligence, Wrongful Death, Paramedic Malpractice, Premature Discharge
10
Amount:$5,150,000.00
Attorneys:Scott A. Parsons of O'Connor, Parsons, Lane & Noble L.L.C
Case:Polt v. Kroon, M.D.
Type:Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Unnecessary Surgery

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