Top 20 Personal Injury Settlements in New York in 2017

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

1
Amount:$22,000,000.00
Attorneys:Paul J. Edelstein, Daniel A. Thomas, Glenn K. Faegenburg, Arthur Blyakher of The Edelsteins, Faegenburg & Brown LLP
Case:Abdusalamov v. State of NY
Type:Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Brain Injury
2
Amount:$20,000,000.00
Attorneys:Barry R. Strutt, John W. Keegan, Jr. of Keegan, Keegan & Strutt, LLP
Case:Suarez v. State of NY, et al.
Type:Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Brain Injury
3
Amount:$13,350,000.00
Attorneys:Mark E. Weinberger of The Law Offices of Mark E. Weinberger P.C.
Case:Dayaram v. Landi, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
4
Amount:$6,200,000.00
Attorneys:Matthew T. Gammons of Rosenbaum & Rosenbaum PC
Case:Mother 24 Weeks into Term v. Ob/Gyn, et al.
Type:Birth Injury, Failure to Diagnose, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Brain Injury, Failure to Treat
5 (tie)
Amount:$6,000,000.00
Attorneys:Jeffrey A. Block, S. Joseph Donahue of Block O'Toole & Murphy, LLP
Case:Rios, et. al. v. NYCHHC, et. al.
Type:Birth Injury, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Brain Injury, Ob-Gyn Malpractice
5 (tie)
Amount:$6,000,000.00
Attorneys:Kathleen P. Kettles of Wingate Russotti Shapiro & Halperin, LLP
Case:Rodriguez v. NYCHHC
Type:Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Failure to Treat
6
Amount:$5,950,000.00
Attorneys:Steven E. North of North & Deutsch LLP
Case:Rajwant v. Vassar Brothers Medical Center, et al.
Type:Delayed Treatment, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence
7
Amount:$5,000,000.00
Attorneys:Jay W. Dankner, Edward A. Ruffo of Dankner, Milstein, PC
Case:Tuhi v. NYCHHC
Type:Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Brain Injury
8
Amount:$4,593,180.00
Attorneys:William P. Weininger of Birbrower & Beldock, PC
Case:B.N., Pro Ami v. Allen, et al.
Type:Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth Delivery, Medical Malpractice, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Brain Injury
9
Amount:$4,500,000.00
Attorneys:David B. Golomb of Law Offices of David B. Golomb
Case:Plaintiff Patient v. Defendant Urologist, et al.
Type:Delayed Diagnosis, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence
10
Amount:$4,400,000.00
Attorneys:Gerald G. Arze , Raymond J. Mollica of Arze & Mollica, LLP
Case:Herrera v. Dependable Transport Inc., et al.
Type:Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident
11
Amount:$4,300,000.00
Attorneys:Nicholas E. Tzaneteas of Weser & Weser, P.C.
Case:Wilks v. Mecc Contracting Inc., et al.
Type:Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident
12 (tie)
Amount:$4,000,000.00
Attorneys:Eleni Coffinas of Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo P.C.
Case:Okai, et al. v. Ho
Type:Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Failure to Treat
12 (tie)
Amount:$4,000,000.00
Attorneys:Rose M. Day, Eric S. Hack of Day & Associates, P.C.
Case:Hanley v. John Doe
Type:Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence
13
Amount:$3,900,000.00
Attorneys:Joseph G. Dell of Dell & Dean, PLLC
Case:Halvorsen v. Baybrent Construction Corp., et al.
Type:Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Failure to Maintain, Equipment Malfunction
14
Amount:$3,800,000.00
Attorneys:Steven R. Payne of Ginarte Gallardo Gonzalez & Winograd, LLP
Case:Trochez v. Church of St. Stephen
Type:Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Fall, Construction Defect
15 (tie)
Amount:$3,300,000.00
Attorneys:Joseph A. Rossi, Jr. of Kammholz Law PLLC
Case:Foxhall v. Oldcastle Inc., et al.
Type:Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Workplace Safety, Brain Injury, Fall
15 (tie)
Amount:$3,300,000.00
Attorneys:Altagracia M. Nunez of Altagracia Nunez & Associates PC
Case:Estrada v. El Barrio Artspace, et. al.
Type:Construction Accident, Falling Object, Personal Injury, Work Accident
16 (tie)
Amount:$3,000,000.00
Attorneys:Michael Gunzburg of Michael Gunzburg, P.C.
Case:Velazquez v. Gettinger
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury
16 (tie)
Amount:$3,000,000.00
Attorneys:Michael J. Hurwitz, Stephen J. Murphy of Block O'Toole & Murphy, LLP
Case:Capizzi v. Empire State Building Associates LLC, et al.
Type:Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Fall, Ladder Accident
17
Amount:$2,950,000.00
Attorneys:Mitchell R. Kahn , Kenneth J. Halperin of Ginarte Gallardo Gonzalez & Winograd, LLP
Case:Espinoza, et al. v. Saint Teresa’s Roman Catholic Church, et al.
Type:Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Fall, Ladder Accident
18 (tie)
Amount:$2,900,000.00
Attorneys:Ingrid H. Heide of Trolman, Glaser & Lichtman PC
Case:A.A.A., Pro Ami v. New York City Health & Hospitals Corp.
Type:Hospital Malpractice, Personal Injury, Failure to Treat
18 (tie)
Amount:$2,900,000.00
Attorneys:John Dalli of Dalli & Marino, LLP
Case:Dorador v. Trump, et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Fall, Scaffolding Accident
19 (tie)
Amount:$2,875,000.00
Attorneys:Heidi L. Wickstrom of The Pillersdorf Law Firm
Case:A.D. v. New York City Transit Auth.
Type:Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury
19 (tie)
Amount:$2,875,000.00
Attorneys:Michael E. Jaffe of Pazer, Epstein, Jaffe & Fein, P.C
Case:Gragnaniello v. County of Westchester
Type:Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Fall, Ladder Accident
20 (tie)
Amount:$2,750,000.00
Attorneys:James P. Fitzgerald, John M. Daly of The Fitzgerald Law Firm, P.C.
Case:J.P., Pro Ami v. New York City Health and Hospitals Corp.
Type:Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth Delivery, Delayed Diagnosis, Delayed Treatment, Hospital Malpractice, Personal Injury, Brain Injury
20 (tie)
Amount:$2,750,000.00
Attorneys:Patrick J. Mullaney of Mullaney & Gjelaj
Case:Reyes v. 105-05 69th Avenue LLC, et al.
Type:Construction Accident, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Workplace Safety, Fall
20 (tie)
Amount:$2,750,000.00
Attorneys:Terrence M. Connors , Lawlor F. Quinlan, III of Connors LLP
Case:Annalora v. Niagara County
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death

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