Top 20 Personal Injury Verdicts in New Jersey in 2017

Top 20 Personal Injury Verdicts in New Jersey in 2017We are pleased to present to you the list of top 20 plaintiff personal injury 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 20 Personal Injury Verdicts in New Jersey in 2017) you have also made the list of Top 50 Personal Injury 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:$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
2
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
3
Amount:$15,000,000.00
Attorneys:David A. Mazie, Adam M. Slater of Mazie Slater Katz & Freeman LLC
Case:Hrymoc v. Ethicon
Type:Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Defective Product, Defective Medical Device, Pelvic Mesh Complications
4
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
5
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
6
Amount:$6,860,831.00
Attorneys:Bruce H. Nagel, Andrew L. O’Connor of Nagel Rice, LLP
Case:Agiz v. Heller Industrial Parks Inc.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury
7
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
8
Amount:$4,250,000.00
Attorneys:Bruce H. Nagel, Susan B. Connors of Nagel Rice, LLP
Case:Jordan v. Lam, et al.
Type:Delayed Diagnosis, Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Misdiagnosis, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence
9
Amount:$3,350,000.00
Attorneys:Marvin R. Walden Jr. of Greenberg, Walden & Grossman, LLC
Case:Sol-Gonzales v. Flores
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
10
Amount:$2,270,000.00
Attorneys:Matthew G. Minor of Sweet Pasquarelli, P.C.
Case:Pronovich v. South Bound Brook
Type:Consumer Fraud, Personal Injury, Toxic Exposure
11
Amount:$2,145,409.00
Attorneys:Richard B. Rubenstein, Craig M. Rothenberg of Rothenberg, Rubenstein, Berliner & Shinrod, LLC
Case:Steuer v. Litter Patrol Sweeping Company
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Brain Injury
12
Amount:$2,000,000.00
Attorneys:Robert H. Baumgarten of Ginarte Gallardo Gonzalez & Winograd, LLP
Case:Encalada v. Rock Ridge Construction MGT LLC, et al.
Type:Construction Accident, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety
13 (tie)
Amount:$1,800,000.00
Attorneys:K. Raja Bhattacharya of Bendit Weinstock, P.A.
Case:Maison v. NJ Transit, et al.
Type:Assault and Battery, Personal Injury, Inadequate Security, Failure to Report
13 (tie)
Amount:$1,800,000.00
Attorneys:Andrew A. Fraser, William B. Thayer of Laddey, Clark & Ryan, LLP
Case:Mongiello v. Gallagher
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
14 (tie)
Amount:$1,700,000.00
Attorneys:Kenneth G. Andres, Jr. of The Law Offices of Andres & Berger, P.C.
Case:Gerber v. Sousa, et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Car Accident, Insurance Bad Faith, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Underinsured Motorist
14 (tie)
Amount:$1,700,000.00
Attorneys:Stephen F. Lombardi of Lombardi & Lombardi, P.A.
Case:Wender v. Bartlett
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
15
Amount:$1,580,000.00
Attorneys:Kevin L. Parsons of Gill & Chamas, LLC
Case:Martin v. Sea Isle City, et al.
Type:Bicycle Accident, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
16 (tie)
Amount:$1,500,000.00
Attorneys:Robert H. Baumgarten of Ginarte Gallardo Gonzalez & Winograd, LLP
Case:Moreira v. JSM at Fairways
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Work Accident, Fall, Failure to Maintain, Ladder Accident
16 (tie)
Amount:$1,500,000.00
Attorneys:Corinne M. Mullen of The Mullen Law Firm
Case:Robinson v. Rivers
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
17
Amount:$1,448,000.00
Attorneys:Alan J. Markman, Robert Cannan of Markman & Cannan LLC
Case:Confidential Plaintiff v. Confidential Defendant
Type:Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Surgical Error
18
Amount:$1,292,704.00
Attorneys:Bruce H. Nagel of Nagel Rice, LLP
Case:Alpert v. Robbins M.D., et al.
Type:Failure to Warn, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Unnecessary Surgery
19
Amount:$1,280,000.00
Attorneys:Nicholas J. Leonardis of Stathis & Leonardis, LLC
Case:Hockman v. Burrellys LLC
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip and Fall, Negligent Maintenance
20
Amount:$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.
Type:Breach of Contract, Car Accident, Insurance Bad Faith, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Uninsured Motorist, Hit and Run

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