Top 50 Car Accident Verdicts in New York in 2017

Top 50 Car Accident Verdicts in New York in 2017We are pleased to present to you the list of top 50 Car Accident jury verdicts (plaintiff and cross-claimant) 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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1
Amount:$71,000,000.00
Attorneys:Ben B. Rubinowitz, James Rubinowitz, Rachel Jacobs of Gair, Gair, Conason, Steigman, Mackauf, Bloom & Rubinowitz
Case:Wang v. Sexton
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
2
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
3
Amount:$14,850,000.00
Attorneys:Andrea M. Arrigo, William R. Hamel of Dinkes & Schwitzer
Case:McMillan v. City of New York, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Hiring, Negligent Training
4
Amount:$10,500,000.00
Attorneys:Richard M. Levy of Law Offices of Richard M. Levy P.C.
Case:Munize v. Espinal, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury
5
Amount:$9,000,000.00
Attorneys:Herbert S. Subin, Eric D. Subin, Marc S. Subin of Subin Associates, LLP
Case:Bajaj v. Rufle, et al.
Type:Bus Accident, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
6
Amount:$8,000,000.00
Attorneys:Andrey Tikhomirov of Tikhomirov & Associates PLLC
Case:Malone v. Royal Waste Svcs. Inc., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
7
Amount:$6,615,000.00
Attorneys:Howard G. Frederick of Silbowitz, Garafola, Silbowitz, Schatz, & Frederick LLP
Case:Favors v. Port Authority, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Maintenance
8
Amount:$6,400,000.00
Attorneys:Michael P. Vessa of Vessa & Wilensky PC
Case:Plaintiff Motorcyclist v. Road Contractor, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Maintenance, Contractor Negligence
9 (tie)
Amount:$6,200,000.00
Attorneys:George G. Coffinas, Lisa J. Stone, Ira H. Lapp of Neimark and Neimark, LLP.
Case:Sherwood v. Otto Jazz Inc., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Dram Shop Liability, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
9 (tie)
Amount:$6,200,000.00
Attorneys:Andrea V. Borden of Wingate Russotti Shapiro & Halperin, LLP
Case:Vasquez v. Alcivar, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident
10
Amount:$5,500,000.00
Attorneys:I. Bryce Moses of Wingate Russotti Shapiro & Halperin, LLP
Case:Gorokhova v. Con Edison, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
11
Amount:$5,068,000.00
Attorneys:Norman Gershon, Alena Bespechny, Renata Vizental of Law Offices of Alexander Bespechny
Case:Young v. Bal, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
12
Amount:$4,000,000.00
Attorneys:Brian M. King of Law Office of Brian M. King PC
Case:Hilario v. Farman
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
13
Amount:$3,560,000.00
Attorneys:Sagar Shah of Eisenberg & Baum, LLP
Case:Byron v. Longstreet
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
14
Amount:$3,500,000.00
Attorneys:Neil H. Greenberg of Neil H. Greenberg & Associates, P.C.
Case:Starkman v. City of Long Beach
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury
15
Amount:$2,959,000.00
Attorneys:John P. Ford, Sidney M. Mosher of The O'Brien Firm, PC
Case:Cashmore v. Green
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
16
Amount:$2,900,000.00
Attorneys:Victoria Wickman of The Law Office of Victoria Wickman
Case:Puccio v. Kaller, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
17
Amount:$2,228,000.00
Attorneys:Sean Kelly, Frank Braunstein, Michael Della, Zachary M. Beriloff of Gruenberg Kelly Della
Case:Gubitosi v. Hyppolite, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
18
Amount:$1,997,466.00
Attorneys:Ira B. Gordon of Weser & Weser, P.C.; Nicholas E. Tzaneteas of The Law Office of Nicholas Tzaneteas
Case:Small v. North Shore Bottling Co.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Training, Negligent Entrustment
19
Amount:$1,943,000.00
Attorneys:Jacob Oresky of Jacob Oresky & Associates PLLC
Case:Joseph v. G & L Ambulette Co., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
20
Amount:$1,529,000.00
Attorneys:Alan D. Voos, William D. Murphy of Maxwell Murphy LLC
Case:Mietlicki v. Marasco
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
21 (tie)
Amount:$1,500,000.00
Attorneys:Ira Cooper of Cooper & Paroff P.C.
Case:Estate of Foster v. Licausi, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Wrongful Death
21 (tie)
Amount:$1,500,000.00
Attorneys:James W. Shuttleworth III, Kara L. Campbell, George A Kohl II of Finkelstein & Partners, LLP; Elyssa M. Fried-De Rosa of Jacoby & Meyers LLC
Case:Greenidge v. United Parcel Service, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident
21 (tie)
Amount:$1,500,000.00
Attorneys:Clifford A. Shapiro, Michael J. Fitzpatrick of Wingate Russotti Shapiro & Halperin, LLP
Case:Plaintiff Auto Driver v. NYC Dept. of Sanitation
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Brain Injury
22
Amount:$1,471,309.00
Attorneys:Deborah Morris Field of Morris & Morris Attorneys
Case:Lighthouse v. Reznik
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
23
Amount:$1,400,000.00
Attorneys:Edward Lemmo of The Law Office of Edward Lemmo, Esq. P.C.; Steven T. Halperin of Halperin & Halperin, PC
Case:Madito v. Normukhamedov, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
24
Amount:$1,195,000.00
Attorneys:Jeffrey J. Schietzelt, Diane W. Bando, Steven L. Kahn of Pena & Kahn, PLLC
Case:Kolenovic v. Desantis
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
25
Amount:$1,117,000.00
Attorneys:Nicholas E. Tzaneteas of Law Offices of Jason B. Kessler, PC
Case:Adamson v. Black, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
26
Amount:$1,110,000.00
Attorneys:Alex Nocerino, Sameer Chopra of Chopra & Nocerino, LLP
Case:Tejeda v. Silverman
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
27
Amount:$900,000.00
Attorneys:Stephen J. Liakas of Liakas Law, PC
Case:Razik-Vega v. Glendale Taxi Corp., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
28
Amount:$891,000.00
Attorneys:Joseph E. O’Connor of Mainetti Mainetti & O'Connor, P.C.
Case:Robinson v. Morehead, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Brain Injury, Inadequate Security, Negligent Entrustment
29
Amount:$875,000.00
Attorneys:Hoang Q. Nguyen of Nguyen Leftt PC; Scott A. Wolinetz of Law Offices of Scott A. Wolinetz; Silvia M. Surdez of Surdez & Perez PC
Case:Estate of Haque v. City of New York, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident, Brain Injury
30
Amount:$849,000.00
Attorneys:Jon-Paul Gabriele, Paul L. LaClair of Gucciardo Law Firm, PLLC; Marvin J. Weinroth of Marvin J. Weinroth Esq.
Case:Galanis v. Busch
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury
31
Amount:$789,000.00
Attorneys:Dmitriy Shulman of Shulman Law Offices PC; Stephen Z. Williamson of Law Office of Stephen Z. Williamson, P.L.L.C.
Case:Powell v. Doug’s Limousine, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
32
Amount:$761,452.00
Attorneys:Adam S. Handler, Brian J. Isaac of Pollack, Pollack, Isaac & DeCicco, LLP
Case:Minto v. Narciso
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident
33
Amount:$759,150.00
Attorneys:Ethan W. Collins of Collins & Collins Attorneys, LLC
Case:Lasota v. Toenniessen
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
34
Amount:$750,000.00
Attorneys:Hiram A. Raldiris of The Law Offices of Eric H. Green & Associates
Case:Mota v. Mao, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
35
Amount:$677,298.00
Attorneys:Paul R. Pepper of Morici & Morici LLP
Case:Rodriguez v. McTigue
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury
36
Amount:$655,800.00
Attorneys:Stephen Civardi of Civardi & Obiol PC
Case:Licursi v. Wesner, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
37
Amount:$618,093.00
Attorneys:Stephen C. Ciocca of Cellino & Barnes
Case:Piedmont v. Mangold
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury
38
Amount:$571,967.00
Attorneys:Romina Tominovic, Robyn Brazzil of Block O'Toole & Murphy, LLP
Case:Chaaban v. Rotbann
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
39
Amount:$537,000.00
Attorneys:Arkady Frekhtman of Frekhtman & Associates
Case:Au v. Barbarise, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
40
Amount:$535,000.00
Attorneys:Joshua B. Irwin of Irwin & Poznanski, LLP; Rosa M. Ruiz of William Schwitzer & Associates, PC
Case:Lipenskaya v. Safdieh
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
41
Amount:$525,000.00
Attorneys:Hiram A. Raldiris of The Law Offices of Eric H. Green & Associates
Case:Newman v. Mvaic
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Hit and Run
42 (tie)
Amount:$500,000.00
Attorneys:Alex Bouganim of Cellino & Barnes
Case:Watson v. Mazzeo
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
42 (tie)
Amount:$500,000.00
Attorneys:Steven E. Krentsel, Joshua Ram, Lee Kaplan of Krentsel & Guzman LLP
Case:Terrone v. Hodges
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
43
Amount:$465,000.00
Attorneys:Philip L. Franckel, Robert T. Plevy of Franckel & Plevy, LLP; Joseph S. Bavaro, Marvin Salenger of Salenger, Sack, Kimmel & Bavaro
Case:Coyle v. Beinenfeld
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury
44 (tie)
Amount:$450,000.00
Attorneys:Howard Schatz, David Aminov of Silbowitz, Garafola, Silbowitz, Schatz, & Frederick LLP
Case:Florian v. Bai
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
44 (tie)
Amount:$450,000.00
Attorneys:Keith M. Sullivan of Sullivan & Galleshaw LLP
Case:Petersen v. Rupp
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
45
Amount:$445,370.00
Attorneys:Martin A. Lynn of Lynn Law Firm, LLP
Case:Crate v. Murphy
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
46
Amount:$440,000.00
Attorneys:Anthony J. Forzano of The Forzano Law Firm
Case:Wisniewski v. Benmedjkoune
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
47
Amount:$428,809.00
Attorneys:Thomas P. Brennan, Christina R. Mark Mercado of Block O'Toole & Murphy, LLP
Case:Cabrera v. Proctor, et al.
Type:Bicycle Accident, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
48
Amount:$425,000.00
Attorneys:Philip L. Franckel, Robert T. Plevy of Franckel & Plevy, LLP; Joseph S. Bavaro, Marvin Salenger of Salenger, Sack, Kimmel & Bavaro
Case:Jenkins v. Downing
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury
49 (tie)
Amount:$400,000.00
Attorneys:Steven V. Podolsky, Kenneth V. Madden of Cherny & Podolsky PLLC
Case:Rolon v. American United Transp., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
49 (tie)
Amount:$400,000.00
Attorneys:Maria K. Morano of Sanocki, Newman & Turret, LLP
Case:Kyriakides v. Moise
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
50
Amount:$375,000.00
Attorneys:Casey A. Fundaro, David B. Lever, Terrence J. Cortelli of Lever & Stolzenberg, LLP
Case:Santana v. Montenegro, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury

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