Top 20 Settlements in New Jersey in 2017

Top 20 Settlements in New Jersey in 2017We are pleased to present to you the list of top 20 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 Settlements in New Jersey in 2017) you have also made the list of Top 50 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:$69,000,000.00
Attorneys:David C. Apy of Attorney General of the State of NJ
Case:Hoffman v. Volkswagen AG
Type:Consumer Fraud, Pollution
2
Amount:$17,500,000.00
Attorneys:James C. Shah, Natalie Finkelman Bennett of Shepherd, Finkelman, Miller & Shah, LLP; Michael D. Donovan of Donovan Litigation Group, LLC; Robert W. Murphy of Murphy Law Firm; Marc A. Goldich of Axler Goldich LLC
Case:Q+Food LLC, et al. v. Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc.
Type:Breach of Warranty, Class Action, Economic Loss, Product Liability, Property Damage, Defective Product, Consumer Protection
3
Amount:$17,000,000.00
Attorneys:Richard A. Friedman of Zazzali, Fagella, Nowak, Kleinbaum & Friedman, P.C.; Robert M. Schwartz of Schwartz Law Group, LLC
Case:Gray, et al. v. Hamilton Township Board of ED.
Type:Breach of Contract, Class Action, Labor & Employment
4
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
5
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
6
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
7
Amount:$5,080,000.00
Attorneys:Andrew R. Wolf, Bharati S. Patel of The Wolf Law Firm, LLC
Case:Steven Gomes v. Extra Space Storage Inc., et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Class Action, Conversion, Consumer Protection
8 (tie)
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
8 (tie)
Amount:$4,750,000.00
Attorneys:Matthew R. Mendelsohn of Mazie Slater Katz & Freeman LLC
Case:Markov v. Davessar
Type:Delayed Diagnosis, Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Misdiagnosis, Professional Negligence, Wrongful Death
9
Amount:$4,500,000.00
Attorneys:David A. Mazie of Mazie Slater Katz & Freeman LLC
Case:Salifu v. Kondamudi, et al.
Type:Delayed Diagnosis, Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Professional Negligence, Wrongful Death
10
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
11
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
12 (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
12 (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
13
Amount:$3,250,000.00
Attorneys:Adeel A. Mangi of Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
Case:Islamic Society of Basking Ridge v. Bernards Township
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Religious Discrimination, First Amendment Violation
14
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
15
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
16
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
17
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
18 (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
18 (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
19 (tie)
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
19 (tie)
Amount:$2,500,000.00
Attorneys:Kevin H. Moriarty and Megan E. Cox of Federal Trade Commission
Case:Federal Trade Commission, et al. v. Vizio Inc.
Type:Consumer Fraud, Failure to Warn, Invasion of Privacy, FTC Violation
20
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

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