Top 20 Personal Injury Settlements in New Jersey in 2017

Top 20 Personal Injury Settlements in New Jersey in 2017We are pleased to present to you the list of top 20 Personal Injury settlements obtained in New Jersey 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 Personal Injury Settlements in New Jersey in 2017) you have also made the list of Top 50 Personal Injury Settlements 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 settlement should be on this list, please contact us today.

1
Amount:$6,800,000.00
Attorneys:David J. Colleran of The Colleran Firm; Louis C. Shapiro of Louis Charles Shapiro
Case:C.V., Pro ami v. Silk, D.O., et al.
Type:Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth Delivery, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Brain Injury, Cerebral Palsy
2
Amount:$6,000,000.00
Attorneys:Scott A. Parsons of O'Connor, Parsons, Lane & Noble L.L.C
Case:Plaintiff Patient v. Defendant Rehabilitation Facility
Type:Nursing Home Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Brain Injury, Fall
3
Amount:$5,500,000.00
Attorneys:Patrick M. Metz of Dario, Albert, Metz and Eyerman, LLC
Case:Rodriguez v. Jayne
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury
4
Amount:$4,750,000.00
Attorneys:Dion G. Rassias of The Beasley Firm, LLC
Case:Lingenfesler v. United Parcel Service, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Dram Shop Liability, Motor Vehicle Accident, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Brain Injury, Negligent Hiring, Negligent Training
5
Amount:$4,300,000.00
Attorneys:Hugh M. Turk of Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo P.C.
Case:Plaszymaka v. Fu, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury
6
Amount:$4,250,000.00
Attorneys:William O. Crutchlow of Eichen, Crutchlow, Zaslow & McElroy, LLP
Case:Charles, et al. v. Thomas M.D., et al.
Type:Delayed Treatment, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Brain Injury, Failure to Treat
7 (tie)
Amount:$4,000,000.00
Attorneys:Andrew J. Calcagno of Calcagno & Associates
Case:Carhuff v. Township of Old Bridge Board of Ed., et al.
Type:Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, School Bus Accident
7 (tie)
Amount:$4,000,000.00
Attorneys:Stephen S. Weinstein, Tyrone F. Sergio of Stephen S. Weinstein, PA
Case:Plaintiff Infant v. Defendant Anesthesiologist, et al.
Type:Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Brain Injury, Failure to Monitor
8
Amount:$3,200,000.00
Attorneys:Bryan H. Mintz of Mintz & Geftic LLC; Steven J. Loewenthal of Nusbaum, Stein, Goldstein, Bronstein & Kron, P.A.
Case:Plaintiff Infant v. Defendant ER Physician, et al.
Type:Delayed Diagnosis, Failure to Diagnose, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Premature Discharge
9
Amount:$3,162,834.00
Attorneys:Gregg A. Stone of Kirsch, Gelband & Stone, P.A.
Case:Edwards v. Caban, M.D., et al.
Type:Birth Injury, Failure to Diagnose, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Ob-Gyn Malpractice
10
Amount:$3,000,000.00
Attorneys:Jennifer A. Bonjean, Ashley B. Cohen of Bonjean Law Group, PLLC
Case:Castellani v. City of Atlantic City, et al.
Type:Assault and Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Dog Bite, Excessive Force, Personal Injury, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct
11
Amount:$2,700,000.00
Attorneys:David L. Wikstrom of Javerbaum, Wurgaft, Hicks, Kahn, Wikstrom & Sinins, P.C.
Case:Martinez v. Premio, et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Defective Product, Failure to Maintain
12 (tie)
Amount:$2,600,000.00
Attorneys:Louis J. DeVoto of Rossetti & DeVoto, P.C.
Case:Updegraph v. City of Clifton, et al.
Type:Bicycle Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident
12 (tie)
Amount:$2,600,000.00
Attorneys:James P. McHugh, III of McHugh & Brancato
Case:Lalonde v. MT. Olive Police Dept., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
13
Amount:$2,500,000.00
Attorneys:Paul M. da Costa of Snyder Sarno D'Aniello Maceri & da Costa LLC
Case:Almedia v. NJ Transit
Type:Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury
14
Amount:$2,475,000.00
Attorneys:Andrew J. Renda, Jr. of Renda & Voynick
Case:Rivera v. Coote
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
15
Amount:$2,113,900.00
Attorneys:Harris S. Feldman of Blume, Forte, Fried, Zerres & Molinari, P.C.
Case:Bauder v. Hayes, et al.
Type:Business Liability, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury
16 (tie)
Amount:$2,050,000.00
Attorneys:Adam M. Epstein of Mazie Slater Katz & Freeman LLC; Abraham N. Milgraum of The Donnelly Law Firm, LLC
Case:Newman, et al. v. Qamar-Yousufzai, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Dram Shop Liability, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury
16 (tie)
Amount:$2,050,000.00
Attorneys:James P. McHugh, III of McHugh & Brancato
Case:Belmar v. Jones & Utz Tran
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident
17
Amount:$2,000,000.00
Attorneys:Scott D. Grossman of Grossman Law Offices
Case:Plaintiff Auto Driver, et al. v. Defendant Bus Driver, et al.
Type:Bus Accident, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
18
Amount:$1,950,000.00
Attorneys:Peter Chamas of Gill & Chamas, LLC
Case:DiMaggio v. Libbey, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury
19
Amount:$1,850,000.00
Attorneys:Edward P. Capozzi, Corey A. Dietz of Brach Eichler LLC
Case:Perry v. Kimberling, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Brain Injury
20 (tie)
Amount:$1,800,000.00
Attorneys:David A. Mazie, Matthew R. Mendelsohn of Mazie Slater Katz & Freeman LLC
Case:Plaintiff Cancer Patient v. Defendant Ob/Gyn
Type:Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Ob-Gyn Malpractice
20 (tie)
Amount:$1,800,000.00
Attorneys:Kathleen M. Reilly of Brady, Brady & Reilly LLC
Case:Plaintiff Worker v. Defendant Subcontractor, et al.
Type:Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Brain Injury, Failure to Supervise

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