Top 50 Personal Injury Verdicts in New York in 2017

Top 50 Personal Injury Verdicts in New York in 2017We are pleased to present to you the list of top 50 Personal Injury 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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Note: If you have made this list (Top 50 Personal Injury Verdicts in New York in 2017) you have also made the list of Top 100 Personal Injury 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: $37,397,602.00
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
4
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
5
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
6
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
7
Amount: $26,190,000.00
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
8
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
9
Amount: $19,850,000.00
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
10
Amount: $19,000,000.00
Attorneys: Souren A. Israelyan of Law Office of Souren A. Israelyan
Case: Zhou v. Tuxedo Ridge, LLC
Type: Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability
11
Amount: $18,200,000.00
Attorneys: Steven Miller of Miller, Montiel & Strano, P.C.
Case: Zielinska v. Lutheran Medical Center
Type: Delayed Diagnosis, Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Misdiagnosis, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence
12
Amount: $15,000,000.00
Attorneys: Mariangela Chiaravalloti of Freidman, Friedman, Chiaravalloti & Giannini
Case: Pinto v. Kehoe
Type: Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Misdiagnosis, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence
13
Amount: $14,000,000.00
Attorneys: Theodore H. Friedman of Theodore H. Friedman, Attorney
Case: Tate-Mitros v. MTA, et al.
Type: Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury
14
Amount: $13,262,707.00
Attorneys: Duane R. Morgan of Morgan, Levine, Dolan, PC
Case: Barry v. NYC MTA, et al.
Type: Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Brain Injury, Fall, Failure to Protect, Ladder Accident
15
Amount: $12,855,787.00
Attorneys: Michael A. Rose of Hach & Rose, LLP
Case: Lewis v. Turner Construction Co., et al.
Type: Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Workplace Safety, Brain Injury, Negligent Maintenance, Contractor Negligence
16
Amount: $12,677,744.00
Attorneys: Marc E. Freund of Lipsig, Shapey, Manus & Moverman, PC
Case: Kromah v. 2265 Davidson Realty L.L.C., et al.
Type: Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Trip and Fall, Failure to Maintain
17
Amount: $11,600,000.00
Attorneys: Laura M. Jordan, Margie A. Soehl of Powers & Santola, LLP
Case: Orr v. Adirondack Radiology Assoc., PC, et. al.
Type: Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence
18
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
19
Amount: $9,500,000.00
Attorneys: William Schwitzer of William Schwitzer & Associates, PC
Case: Myndar v. City of New York Varsity Bus Co., Inc., et al.
Type: Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury
20
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
21
Amount: $8,400,000.00
Attorneys: Laurence D. Rogers, Brian J. Vannella of Dinkes & Schwitzer; Rene Garcia of The Garcia Law Firm, PC
Case: Perez v. Folio House Inc., et al.
Type: Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Fall, Scaffolding Accident
22
Amount: $8,320,000.00
Attorneys: Frederick K. Brewington, Gregory Calliste, Jr., Oliver E. Roche of Law Office of Frederick K. Brewington
Case: Greenaway, et al. v. County of Nassau, et al.
Type: Assault and Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Personal Injury, Wrongful Imprisonment, Burn Injury, False Arrest, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Unreasonable Search and Seizure
23 (tie)
Amount: $8,000,000.00
Attorneys: Michael P. Stieglitz of Scott Baron & Associates, P.C.
Case: Muniz v. Chimienti Realty Associates Inc., et al.
Type: Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Trip and Fall, Negligent Maintenance
23 (tie)
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
24
Amount: $6,832,875.00
Attorneys: Daniel J. Woodard, Diane Paolicelli of Phillips & Paolicelli, LLP
Case: Luna, et al. v. Spadafora, et al.
Type: Delayed Diagnosis, Delayed Treatment, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence
25
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
26
Amount: $6,500,000.00
Attorneys: Christopher L. Vargas of Gorayeb & Associates PC
Case: Zhicay v. 236 Buffalo Realty
Type: Construction Accident, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Fall
27
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
28
Amount: $6,263,500.00
Attorneys: Joshua D. Gropper of Gropper Law Group, PLLC
Case: Eberle v. Skanska USA Civil Northeast, Inc., et al.
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Excavator Accident
29
Amount: $6,250,000.00
Attorneys: Ben B. Rubinowitz, Anthony H. Gair, Christopher J. Donadio of Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf
Case: Hallan v. SS&A Malik Contracting Corp., et al.
Type: Construction Accident, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Fall, Scaffolding Accident
30 (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
30 (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
31
Amount: $6,060,000.00
Attorneys: Michael D. Zentner, Peter B.N. Christy of Petrocelli & Christy; Robert J. Genis of Sonin & Genis
Case: Greene v. American Elevator & Mach. Corp.
Type: Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Work Accident, Negligent Maintenance, Contractor Negligence
32
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
33
Amount: $5,100,000.00
Attorneys: Daniel C. Minc of Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP
Case: Cabrera v. Mabstoa, et al.
Type: Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury
34
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
35
Amount: $5,000,000.00
Attorneys: David Kates of Schwartz Goldstone Campisi & Kates, LLP
Case: Gavrisheva v. Frenkel, et al.
Type: Birth Injury, Delayed Treatment, Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Ob-Gyn Malpractice
36
Amount: $4,870,000.00
Attorneys: Marc E. Freund of Lipsig, Shapey, Manus & Moverman, PC; Mark Cipolla of Law Office of Mark Cipolla
Case: Morales v. Davidson Apartments, et al.
Type: Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip and Fall, Negligent Maintenance
37
Amount: $4,600,000.00
Attorneys: Daniel P. Blouin, Jim M. Kramer, Brian J. Cooke, Karoline Carstens of Simmons Hanly Conroy LLC
Case: McGlynn v. Jenkins Bros., et al.
Type: Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability
38
Amount: $4,428,000.00
Attorneys: David P. Lesch, Gary E. Lesch of Lesch & Lesch P.C.
Case: Urguiola v. Henoch, et al.
Type: Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence
39
Amount: $4,412,194.00
Attorneys: Jacob Shisha of Tabak Mellusi & Shisha LLP
Case: Golden v. OSG Ship Management Inc., et al.
Type: Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Workplace Safety
40
Amount: $4,224,386.00
Attorneys: Alan D. Voos, William D. Murphy, John F. Maxwell of Maxwell Murphy LLC
Case: Ciesielski v. IRR Supply Ctrs.
Type: Construction Accident, Personal Injury, Slip and Fall, Work Accident, Workplace Safety
41
Amount: $4,125,000.00
Attorneys: Alan M. Shapey of Lipsig, Shapey, Manus & Moverman, PC
Case: Atanda v. Linden Plaza Preservation L.P., et al.
Type: Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip and Fall, Negligent Maintenance, Contractor Negligence
42
Amount: $4,098,267.00
Attorneys: Brian M. Brown of Zaremba Brown PLLC
Case: Daisley v. Lederman, et al.
Type: Birth Injury, Delayed Treatment, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Brain Injury, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Premature Discharge
43
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
44
Amount: $3,927,046.00
Attorneys: Adam S. Levien of Sacks & Sacks LLP
Case: McCullough v. One Bryant Park
Type: Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Trip and Fall, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Failure to Maintain
45
Amount: $3,800,000.00
Attorneys: James Licalzi of Duffy & Duffy, PLLC
Case: Lindenbaum v. Federbush, et al.
Type: Medical Malpractice, Misdiagnosis, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Brain Injury
46
Amount: $3,560,000.00
Attorneys: Sagar Shah of Eisenberg & Baum, LLP
Case: Byron v. Longstreet
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
47
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
48
Amount: $3,037,500.00
Attorneys: Kyle G. Newman of James Newman P.C.
Case: Zejneli v. Sekons, M.D.
Type: Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Surgical Error
49
Amount: $3,000,000.00
Attorneys: Robert J. Genis of Sonin & Genis
Case: Ferreira v. City of Binghamton, et al.
Type: Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Gunshot
50
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

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