Top 50 Personal Injury Settlements in New Jersey in 2017

Top 50 Personal Injury Settlements in New Jersey in 2017We are pleased to present to you the list of top 50 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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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
21
Amount:$1,775,000.00
Attorneys:Kenneth W. Elwood of Blume, Forte, Fried, Zerres & Molinari, P.C.
Case:Villar v. Synagro Technologies Inc., et al.
Type:Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Fall, Ladder Accident
22
Amount:$1,550,000.00
Attorneys:Moses V. Rambarran of The Rambarran Law Firm
Case:Plaintiff Bricklayer v. Defendant Apartment Building, et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Falling Object, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Work Accident, Failure to Maintain
23 (tie)
Amount:$1,500,000.00
Attorneys:Edward J. Rebenack of Rebenack Aronow & Mascolo L.L.P
Case:Plaintiff Driver v. Defendant Driver
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
23 (tie)
Amount:$1,500,000.00
Attorneys:Moses V. Rambarran of The Rambarran Law Firm
Case:Fino v. Bergen Electric, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
23 (tie)
Amount:$1,500,000.00
Attorneys:Andrew K. Mitnick, Roberta D. Pichini of Feldman Shepherd Wohlgelernter Tanner Weinstock & Dodig LLP
Case:Verge v. Ocean Mental Health Service, et al.
Type:Assault and Battery, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Elder Abuse, Psychiatric Malpractice, Premature Discharge
24
Amount:$1,490,000.00
Attorneys:Bruce H. Nagel, Greg M. Kohn of Nagel Rice, LLP
Case:Wilson v. Burkat
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Emotional Distress
25
Amount:$1,414,000.00
Attorneys:Joseph LaBarbiera of LaBarbiera & Martinez
Case:Vargas v. Pandora Travel, et al.
Type:Bus Accident, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
26 (tie)
Amount:$1,400,000.00
Attorneys:Nicholas J. Leonardis of Stathis & Leonardis, LLC
Case:Romao v. Lapatnick
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
26 (tie)
Amount:$1,400,000.00
Attorneys:Jeffrey I. Amtman of Law Office of Jeffrey I. Amtman
Case:Colombo v. Auto Zone, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
27
Amount:$1,380,000.00
Attorneys:Jae E. Lee of Jae Lee Law, PC
Case:Ho v. Goldstein
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
28
Amount:$1,350,000.00
Attorneys:Daryl L. Zaslow of Eichen, Crutchlow, Zaslow & McElroy, LLP
Case:Nelson v. Engel, et al.
Type:Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Surgical Error
29
Amount:$1,325,000.00
Attorneys:Paul K. Caliendo of Gill & Chamas, LLC
Case:Young v. Palin Enterprises, et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Work Accident, Burn Injury, Negligent Maintenance
30 (tie)
Amount:$1,300,000.00
Attorneys:Michael Noriega, Patrick J. Mangan of Bramnick, Rodriguez, Grabas, Arnold & Mangan, LLC
Case:Plaintiff Driver v. Defendant Trucking Company
Type:Car Accident, Falling Object, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Brain Injury, Negligent Maintenance
30 (tie)
Amount:$1,300,000.00
Attorneys:Norman M. Hobbie of Hobbie, Corrigan & Bertucio, P.C.
Case:Chamiak v. Painter
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury
30 (tie)
Amount:$1,300,000.00
Attorneys:Mark McBratney of Seigel Law, LLC
Case:Smith-Leone v. Sidoti, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
30 (tie)
Amount:$1,300,000.00
Attorneys:Jeffrey Hark of Hark & Hark
Case:Dean v. Uhland, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Entrustment
31 (tie)
Amount:$1,250,000.00
Attorneys:Stacey L. Selem-Antonucc of Selem-Antonucci Law
Case:Plaintiff Office Worker v. Defendant Contractor
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Slip and Fall, Negligent Maintenance, Contractor Negligence
31 (tie)
Amount:$1,250,000.00
Attorneys:Brian A. Held of Lynch Lynch Held Rosenberg, P.C.
Case:Abdel Jawad v. Fernandez
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
31 (tie)
Amount:$1,250,000.00
Attorneys:Paul K. DeGrado of Degrado Halkovich LLC
Case:Melaa v. Tsatsaros
Type:Car Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury
32 (tie)
Amount:$1,200,000.00
Attorneys:Michael G. Donahue, III, Bruce H. Stern of Stark & Stark, P.C.
Case:Leip v. Skanska, et al.
Type:Construction Accident, Falling Object, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Workplace Safety, Fall, Contractor Negligence
32 (tie)
Amount:$1,200,000.00
Attorneys:Evan J. Lide, J. Robert Bratman of Stark & Stark, P.C.
Case:Hand v. Montpen SC LLP, et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Failure to Maintain, Negligent Maintenance
33
Amount:$1,150,000.00
Attorneys:David Maran of Maran & Maran PC
Case:Bravo v. Kwak, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Dram Shop Liability, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury
34
Amount:$1,125,000.00
Attorneys:Richard J. Albuquerque of D'Arcy Johnson Day, P.C.
Case:Longshoreman v. Carragher
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
35
Amount:$1,115,000.00
Attorneys:Marshall L. Gates of Law Office of Marshall L. Gates
Case:Chudley v. Confidential Defendant
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury
36
Amount:$1,100,000.00
Attorneys:Stephen S. Weinstein of Stephen S. Weinstein, PA
Case:Kelly v. Confidential Defendant
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
37
Amount:$1,075,000.00
Attorneys:Richard M. Brockway of Bramnick, Rodriguez, Grabas, Arnold & Mangan, LLC
Case:Emerson v. Naked Pizza, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury
38 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Michael R. Lombardi of Lombardi & Lombardi, P.A.
Case:Plytynski-Young v. Mercurio, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Uninsured Motorist, Wrongful Death
38 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Martin F. Kronberg of Law Offices of Martin F. Kronberg
Case:S.M., Pro ami, Merceus v. Francois, M.D.
Type:Delayed Diagnosis, Delayed Treatment, Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence
38 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Joseph G. Perone of Deitch & Perone, P.C.
Case:Benton, et al. v. DCPP, et al.
Type:Government Negligence, Murder, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Children's Rights, Child Abuse, Failure to Protect
38 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Andrew L. Statmore of Fredson & Statmore, LLC
Case:J.G., Pro ami v. NJ Valley Amusement Rides Inc., et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Product Liability, Negligent Maintenance
38 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Mark McBratney of Seigel Law, LLC
Case:Langfield v. Grigoriou
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury
38 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Richard M. Brockway of Bramnick, Rodriguez, Grabas, Arnold & Mangan, LLC
Case:Foerster v. Tietjen, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
38 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Bruce H. Stern of Stark & Stark, P.C.
Case:Calhoun v. Jimmy's Bus Co.
Type:Bus Accident, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury
38 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Kenneth M. Harrell of Harrell Smith & Williams, LLC
Case:Faulk v. Rosenfeld
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury
38 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Bruce H. Nagel, Susan B. Connors of Nagel Rice, LLP
Case:Parsons v. Schaller
Type:Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Misdiagnosis, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Erroneous Treatment
39 (tie)
Amount:$990,000.00
Attorneys:Lawrence D. Minasian of Greenberg Minasian, LLC
Case:Delaney v. Turner Construction Co., et al.
Type:Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Workplace Safety, Fall, Contractor Negligence
39 (tie)
Amount:$990,000.00
Attorneys:John E. Molinari of Blume, Forte, Fried, Zerres & Molinari, P.C.
Case:Sanders v. Tozzo
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip and Fall, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Failure to Maintain
40 (tie)
Amount:$950,000.00
Attorneys:Arthur M. Pavluk, III of Barrett & Pavluk, LLC
Case:Craig v. Kellner
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
40 (tie)
Amount:$950,000.00
Attorneys:Christopher L. Musmanno of Einhorn, Harris, Ascher, Barbarito & Frost, P.C.
Case:Koeppel v. 474 Green Pond RD.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Fall, Negligent Maintenance
41
Amount:$937,500.00
Attorneys:E. Gregory M. Cannarozzi of EG Cannarozzi, LLC
Case:Eder v. Defendant Driver
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
42
Amount:$910,000.00
Attorneys:Evan D. Baker of Davis, Saperstein & Salomon, P.C.
Case:Lassera v. Union Stone Cleaning
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury
43 (tie)
Amount:$900,000.00
Attorneys:Paul K. Caliendo of Gill & Chamas, LLC
Case:Teoncosco v. Steel , et al.
Type:Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Professional Negligence, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Fall, Construction Defect, Contractor Negligence
43 (tie)
Amount:$900,000.00
Attorneys:Paul K. Caliendo of Gill & Chamas, LLC
Case:Wieboldt v. Palumbo Hardware, et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip and Fall, Negligent Maintenance
43 (tie)
Amount:$900,000.00
Attorneys:Susan F. Connors of Nagel Rice, LLP
Case:Iannone v. Eichler, et al.
Type:Delayed Diagnosis, Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence
44
Amount:$895,000.00
Attorneys:Phillip C. Wiskow of Gelman Gelman Wiskow & McCarthy LLC
Case:Lasso v. Luna Chimney Sweep and Hearth Products
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident
45
Amount:$868,831.00
Attorneys:Kevin L. Parsons of Gill & Chamas, LLC
Case:Daily v. Dimare United Services Automobile Association, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
46 (tie)
Amount:$850,000.00
Attorneys:James W. Sutton, III of Law Office of James W. Sutton, III
Case:Panchella v. Martin
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
46 (tie)
Amount:$850,000.00
Attorneys:Mark S. Kancher of Kancher Law Firm, L.L.C
Case:S.D., Pro ami, Dobson v. Same Day Delivery Inc., et al.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident
46 (tie)
Amount:$850,000.00
Attorneys:Edward P. Capozzi of Brach Eichler LLC
Case:Antonelli v. Nichols
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
47
Amount:$845,000.00
Attorneys:Harold J. Gerr of Law Offices of Harold J. Gerr
Case:Yu v. Mahli, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Brain Injury
48
Amount:$837,500.00
Attorneys:Andrew J. Rossetti of Rossetti & DeVoto, P.C.
Case:Roehle, et al. v. USA
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
49 (tie)
Amount:$800,000.00
Attorneys:Lawrence D. Minasian of Greenberg Minasian, LLC
Case:Glass v. New Community Corp, et al.
Type:Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Fall, Failure to Maintain
49 (tie)
Amount:$800,000.00
Attorneys:Alexander Pavliv of Pavliv & Rihacek LLC
Case:Plaintiff Auto Driver v. Defendant Truck Driver
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Brain Injury
50
Amount:$775,000.00
Attorneys:Paul K. Caliendo of Gill & Chamas, LLC
Case:Halmo v. Sullivan
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury

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