Number 2 Verdicts in New Jersey in 2017

Number 2 Verdicts in New Jersey in 2017We are pleased to present to you the list of the second-largest – in their respective practice areas – plaintiff and cross-claimant jury verdicts obtained in the State of 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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$17,000,000.00
Attorneys:Paul A. Lauricella, Slade H. McLaughlin of McLaughlin & Lauricella
Case:Heaney v. Jersey Shore University Medical Center, et al.
No.2 in:Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Brain Injury
$11,824,911.00
Attorneys:Drake P. Bearden Jr. of Costello & Mains, LLC
Case:Pritchett v. State of New Jersey
No.2 in:Civil Rights Violation, Labor & Employment
$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.
No.2 in:Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice
$3,766,416.99
Attorneys:Richard A. Vrhovc of Law Office Of Richard A. Vrhovc
Case:Electrospec, Inc. v. New Jersey Micro-Electronic Testing, Inc.
No.2 in:Fraud
$2,270,000.00
Attorneys:Matthew G. Minor of Sweet Pasquarelli, P.C.
Case:Pronovich v. South Bound Brook
No.2 in:Consumer Fraud
$2,145,409.00
Attorneys:Richard B. Rubenstein, Craig M. Rothenberg of Rothenberg, Rubenstein, Berliner & Shinrod, LLC
Case:Steuer v. Litter Patrol Sweeping Company
No.2 in:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident
$1,800,000.00
Attorneys:K. Raja Bhattacharya of Bendit Weinstock, P.A.
Case:Maison v. NJ Transit, et al.
No.2 in:Assault and Battery, Failure to Report
$1,700,000.00
Attorneys:Kenneth G. Andres, Jr. of The Law Offices of Andres & Berger, P.C.
Case:Gerber v. Sousa, et al.
No.2 in:Breach of Contract
$1,630,423.00
Attorneys:Heidi R. Weintraub of Heidi Weintraub & Associates, LLC
Case:Yatauro v. State of NJ, et al.
No.2 in:Wrongful Termination
$1,500,000.00
Attorneys:Robert H. Baumgarten of Ginarte Gallardo Gonzalez & Winograd, LLP
Case:Moreira v. JSM at Fairways
No.2 in:Premises Liability, Work Accident, Fall
$1,448,000.00
Attorneys:Alan J. Markman, Robert Cannan of Markman & Cannan LLC
Case:Confidential Plaintiff v. Confidential Defendant
No.2 in:Failure to Diagnose
$1,444,000.00
Attorneys:Louis M. Barbone, Arthur J. Murray of Jacobs & Barbone, P.A.
Case:Farruggio v. The Borough of Hamburg
No.2 in:Whistleblower Retaliation, Abuse of Power
$1,292,704.00
Attorneys:Bruce H. Nagel of Nagel Rice, LLP
Case:Alpert v. Robbins M.D., et al.
No.2 in:Failure to Warn, Unnecessary Surgery
$1,280,000.00
Attorneys:Nicholas J. Leonardis of Stathis & Leonardis, LLC
Case:Hockman v. Burrellys LLC
No.2 in:Dangerous Condition
$1,250,000.00
Attorneys:Salim F. Sabbagh, Neil S. Weiner of Lynch Lynch Held Rosenberg, P.C.
Case:Bloomfield v. GEICO Ins. Co., et al.
No.2 in:Insurance Bad Faith
$1,232,434.00
Attorneys:Anthony M. Digiulio of Barish Rosenthal
Case:Terry v. Norfolk S. Corp.
No.2 in:Truck Accident, Workplace Safety, Negligent Maintenance
$885,000.00
Attorneys:Paul Castronovo of Castronovo & McKinney, LLC
Case:Iko v. County of Middlesex
No.2 in:Hostile Work Environment, Workplace Harassment
$859,463.00
Attorneys:William E. Gericke of Cozen O'Connor
Case:Fitchburg Mut. Ins. Co. v. Burlington Landscaping, et al.
No.2 in:Property Damage
$750,000.00
Attorneys:Paul R. D’Amato of D'Amato Law Firm
Case:Washart v. Mccormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurants Inc., et al.
No.2 in:Breach of Warranty, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure
$669,185.00
Attorneys:Frank T. Lazzaro of The Law Offices of Lutz, Shafranski, Gorman & Mahoney, P.A.
Case:Wilson v. Giacomo, et al.
No.2 in:Failure to Maintain
$650,000.00
Attorneys:James J. Dunn, Michael B. Fusco of Levinson Axelrod PA
Case:Moye v. USAA
No.2 in:Uninsured Motorist, Hit and Run
$649,724.00
Attorneys:Daniel R. Bevere of Piro Zinna Cifelli Paris & Genitempo LLC
Case:Delgado v. Yurcho, et al.
No.2 in:Construction Accident
$575,000.00
Attorneys:Michael R. Hobbie, David P. Corrigan of Hobbie, Corrigan & Bertucio, P.C.
Case:Cece v. New Jersey Manufacturers Insurance Company
No.2 in:Underinsured Motorist
$525,057.00
Attorneys:Michael A. Burns of Burns Law LLC
Case:Kaller v. Toskos
No.2 in:Motorcycle Accident
$525,000.00
Attorneys:David P. Corrigan of Hobbie, Corrigan & Bertucio, P.C.
Case:Cece v. Geduhn
No.2 in:Pedestrian Accident
$500,000.00
Attorneys:Michael B. Zerres of Blume, Forte, Fried, Zerres & Molinari, P.C.
Case:Barrett v. Guadara, D.P.M.
No.2 in:Surgical Error
$500,000.00
Attorneys:Thomas S. Howard of Gartenberg Howard, LLP
Case:AII1 v. Pinnacle Ins. Sol.
No.2 in:Insurance Broker Malpractice
$495,000.00
Attorneys:Dennis A. Drazin of Drazin and Warshaw, P.C
Case:Estate of Belanger v. Shamash, M.D
No.2 in:Wrongful Death
$432,635.00
Attorneys:Thomas A. McKinney of Castronovo & McKinney, LLC
Case:Kubs v. Hackensack University Medical Center
No.2 in:Disability Discrimination, Failure to Accommodate
$359,000.00
Attorneys:Domhnall O’Cathain of Lesnevich MarzanoLesnevich Trigg O’Cathain & O’Cathain LLC
Case:Nadeau v. Cleave, et al.
No.2 in:Anesthesia Error
$355,486.00
Attorneys:David F. Corrigan, Bradley D. Tishman, Samuel B. Wenocur of Corrigan Law Firm
Case:Cosimano v. Township of Union
No.2 in:Gender Discrimination, Constructive Discharge
$350,000.00
Attorneys:Joseph A. Lombardi of Lombardi & Lombardi, P.A.
Case:Rosa v. Island Transportation Corp., et al.
No.2 in:Slip and Fall
$350,000.00
Attorneys:Sung H. Jang of Law Offices of Gary Park, P.C
Case:Park v. Bae, et al.
No.2 in:Negligent Entrustment
$335,000.00
Attorneys:Michael A. Gallardo, Robert H. Baumgarten of Ginarte Gallardo Gonzalez & Winograd, LLP
Case:Arrunategui v. Fairview Cemetery Co. of NJ
No.2 in:Trip and Fall
$258,926.00
Attorneys:Richard M. Pescatore of Law Offices of Richard Pescatore, PC
Case:Andujar v. General Nutrition Corp.
No.2 in:Age Discrimination
$247,280.00
Attorneys:David K. Chazen of Chazen & Chazen, LLC
Case:Mitchell v. Veith
No.2 in:Dog Bite, Animal Attack
$179,500.00
Attorneys:Gerald J. Kelly of Gerald J. Kelly, P.C.
Case:Guillaume v. Whitsitt, et al.
No.2 in:Negligent Supervision, Negligent Hiring
$175,000.00
Attorneys:Joseph R. Mariniello of Mariniello & Mariniello, P.C.
Case:Choi v. Ban, et al.
No.2 in:Conversion, Unjust Enrichment
$171,000.00
Attorneys:Noel Crowley of Crowley and Crowley
Case:MacNaughton v. The Delbarton School, et al.
No.2 in:Tortious Interference
$160,000.00
Attorneys:Edward L. Thornton of Methfessel & Werbel
Case:Fitchburg Mut. Ins. Co. v. Burlington Landscaping, et al.
No.2 in:Subrogation
$150,000.00
Attorneys:Timothy J. McIlwain of Tim McIlwain
Case:Kazaba v. Township of Randolph
No.2 in:Wrongful Demotion
$133,121.00
Attorneys:Melissa M. Baxter, Louis J. DeVoto of Rossetti & DeVoto, P.C.
Case:Mingori v. Ciccio
No.2 in:School Bus Accident
$120,000.00
Attorneys:Steven Benvenisti of Davis, Saperstein & Salomon, P.C.
Case:Alvarez v. Breslin
No.2 in:Bicycle Accident

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