Top 10 Verdicts in New York in 2017

Top 10 Verdicts in New York in 2017We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 10 plaintiff and cross-claimant jury verdicts obtained in New York 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 10 Verdicts in New York in 2017) you have also made the list of Top 20 Verdicts in New York 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:$75,000,000.00
Attorneys:Danny R. Kraft, Jr., Jerry Kristal, Peter Tambini of Weitz & Luxenberg
Case:Robaey v. Dana Cos. LLC, et al.
Type:Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Mesothelioma
2
Amount:$71,000,000.00
Attorneys:Ben B. Rubinowitz, James Rubinowitz, Rachel Jacobs of Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf
Case:Wang v. Sexton
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
3
Amount:$64,092,192.00
Attorneys:William M. Sneed, Thomas D. Cunningham, Daniel R. Thies, Walter J. Andrews, Syed Mahmood Ahmad, Joseph J. Saltarelli of Sidley Austin LLP
Case:Utica Mut. Ins. Co. v. Fireman’s Fund Ins. Co.
Type:Breach of Contract, Insurance Bad Faith
4
Amount:$41,500,000.00
Attorneys:Ben B. Rubinowitz, Peter J. Saghir, Richard M. Steigman, James Rubinowitz, Seymour Boyers of Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf
Case:Estate of Frosch v. City of New York
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Truck Accident, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Workplace Safety, Wrongful Death
5 (tie)
Amount:$39,500,000.00
Attorneys:Susan M. Karten of Susan M. Karten & Associates; Bernadette Panzella of Bernadette Panzella, PC
Case:In Re 91st Street Crane Collapse Litigation
Type:Construction Accident, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Workplace Safety, Wrongful Death, Crane Accident
5 (tie)
Amount:$39,500,000.00
Attorneys:John P. Beatty, Thomas Moore, Matthew Gaier of Kramer, Dillof, Livingston & Moore
Case:Klupchak v. First East Village Associates, et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Fall, Negligent Maintenance
6
Amount:$33,500,000.00
Attorneys:Nicholas I. Timko of Kahn Gordon Timko & Rodriques P.C.; David B. Corley of Trolman, Glaser & Lichtman PC; Jonathan Shramko, Adrienne L. DeLuca of Shramko & DeLuca
Case:Doomes, et al v. Best Transit Corp., et. al.
Type:Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death
7
Amount:$32,150,000.00
Attorneys:Nicholas Elefterakis, Raymond E. Panek of Elefterakis, Elefterakis & Panek
Case:Ramirez v. AllCounty Plumbing & Heating, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
8
Amount:$27,700,000.00
Attorneys:William Schwitzer, Keri Lynn Timlin of William Schwitzer & Associates, PC; Robert Yadgarov of Yadgarov & Associates, PLLC
Case:Bakhayokho, et al. v. New York City Transit Auth., et al.
Type:Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Hiring
9
Amount:$24,898,000.00
Attorneys:James Wilkens of Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo P.C.; Michael E. Duffy of Duffy & Duffy, PLLC
Case:Madden-Buck v. Maimonides Medical Center, et al.
Type:Birth Injury, Delayed Diagnosis, Delayed Treatment, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Wrongful Death
10
Amount:$20,000,000.00
Attorneys:Danny R. Kraft, Jr., Christopher A. Romanelli of Weitz & Luxenberg
Case:Estate of Anisansel v. Crane Co.
Type:Asbestos Exposure, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Workplace Safety, Mesothelioma

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