Top 50 Personal Injury Settlements in New York in 2017

Top 50 Personal Injury Settlements in New York in 2017We are pleased to present to you the list of top 50 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 50 Personal Injury Settlements in New York in 2017) you have also made the list of Top 100 Personal Injury Settlements in New York in 2017.

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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 Wingate Russotti Shapiro & Halperin, 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
21
Amount: $2,720,000.00
Attorneys: Amy Insler of Bonina and Bonina, P.C.
Case: J.K., Pro Ami v. USA, et al.
Type: Birth Injury, Failure to Diagnose, Hospital Malpractice, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Failure to Treat
22
Amount: $2,650,000.00
Attorneys: Steven M. Weinstein of The Weinstein Law Group PLLC
Case: Pachari v. Extell Development Co., et al.
Type: Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Workplace Safety, Equipment Malfunction
23
Amount: $2,632,672.00
Attorneys: James P. Fitzgerald of The Fitzgerald Law Firm, P.C.
Case: I.A., Pro Ami v. Maimonides Medical Center
Type: Birth Injury, Hospital Malpractice, Personal Injury, Brain Injury
24 (tie)
Amount: $2,500,000.00
Attorneys: Steven R. Payne of Ginarte Gallardo Gonzalez & Winograd, LLP
Case: Figueierdo v. Con-Ed, et al.
Type: Construction Accident, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Fall, Ladder Accident
24 (tie)
Amount: $2,500,000.00
Attorneys: Harry Rothenberg , Adam Drexler of The Rothenberg Law Firm, LLP
Case: Pedestrian v. Bus Driver
Type: Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury
25
Amount: $2,490,000.00
Attorneys: Jason M. Rubin of Wingate Russotti Shapiro & Halperin, LLP
Case: M.S. v. Retailer, et al.
Type: Personal Injury, Product Liability, Defective Product
26
Amount: $2,325,000.00
Attorneys: Richard C. Bell of The Law Offices of Richard C. Bell
Case: Mcdonough v. Heinick-Lane Inc., et al.
Type: Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Fall
27
Amount: $2,250,000.00
Attorneys: Louis Grandelli , Ari Lieberman of Law Offices of Louis Grandelli, PC
Case: Delacruz v. M. Parisi & Son Construction Co. Inc., et al.
Type: Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Fall, Negligent Maintenance
28 (tie)
Amount: $2,225,000.00
Attorneys: Patricia A. Lynn-Ford, Thomas F. Shannon of Lynn Law Firm, LLP
Case: Yos, et al. v. Kowalczyk, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death
28 (tie)
Amount: $2,225,000.00
Attorneys: Steven R. Payne of Ginarte Gallardo Gonzalez & Winograd, LLP
Case: Alvarez v. City of New York
Type: Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Fall, Scaffolding Accident
29
Amount: $2,050,000.00
Attorneys: Steven E. North of North & Deutsch LLP
Case: Endarterectomy Patient v. Vascular Surgeon
Type: Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Failure to Treat, Overmedication
30 (tie)
Amount: $2,000,000.00
Attorneys: Stephen C. Ciocca , Richard P. Amico of Cellino & Barnes
Case: Elmnowski v. Walden Galleria Mall Pyramid Corp., et al.
Type: Dangerous Condition, Falling Object, Personal Injury, Premises Liability
30 (tie)
Amount: $2,000,000.00
Attorneys: Michael J. Hurwitz, Stephen J. Murphy of Block O'Toole & Murphy, LLP
Case: Baird v. Galip Holdings Inc., et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident
30 (tie)
Amount: $2,000,000.00
Attorneys: Daniel Flanzig of Flanzig & Flanzig, LLP
Case: Hartung v. City of New York, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury
30 (tie)
Amount: $2,000,000.00
Attorneys: Michael J. Hurwitz, Stephen J. Murphy of Block O'Toole & Murphy, LLP
Case: Grenados v. Mcrt Northeast Construction LLC, et al.
Type: Construction Accident, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Workplace Safety, Fall, Scaffolding Accident
31
Amount: $1,750,000.00
Attorneys: Matthew P. Tomkiel of Morgan, Levine, Dolan, PC
Case: Boateng v. Cooper Beech at White Plains Condominium, et al.
Type: Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip and Fall, Negligent Maintenance
32
Amount: $1,600,000.00
Attorneys: Pat J. Crispi of Keogh Crispi, PC
Case: Singh v. Chalom, et al.
Type: Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Workplace Safety, Fall
33 (tie)
Amount: $1,500,000.00
Attorneys: Nicole M. Gill of Wingate Russotti Shapiro & Halperin, LLP
Case: Camera Repairperson v. Commercial Building, et al.
Type: Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence
33 (tie)
Amount: $1,500,000.00
Attorneys: Wesley Glass of Sacco & Fillas LLP
Case: Abouelkhir v. Wasilewska
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident
33 (tie)
Amount: $1,500,000.00
Attorneys: Matthew T. Gammons of Rosenbaum & Rosenbaum PC
Case: McGlaughlin v. Thysson Dover Elevator Co., et al.
Type: Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Maintenance
33 (tie)
Amount: $1,500,000.00
Attorneys: Ava L. Zelenetsky of Zelenetsky & Associates, P.C.
Case: Ortiz-Morales v. Reiff
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
34
Amount: $1,450,000.00
Attorneys: Richard S. Vecchio of Worby Vecchio Edelman, LLP
Case: Martin v. USA, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident
35
Amount: $1,400,000.00
Attorneys: Kyle G. Newman of James Newman P.C.
Case: Plaintiff Psychiatric Patient v. Defendant Psychiatrist
Type: Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Failure to Treat, Medication Error
36 (tie)
Amount: $1,300,000.00
Attorneys: George E. LaMarche III of LaMarche Safranko Law PLLC
Case: Mosteller v. Vertucci
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
36 (tie)
Amount: $1,300,000.00
Attorneys: Jason M. Rubin of Wingate Russotti Shapiro & Halperin, LLP
Case: Patient v. Internist
Type: Delayed Diagnosis, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence
37
Amount: $1,200,000.00
Attorneys: Alex Nocerino of Chopra & Nocerino, LLP
Case: Joyce v. City of NY
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident
38
Amount: $1,075,000.00
Attorneys: David. F. Kunz of DeGraff, Foy & Kunz, LLP
Case: Plaintiff in Power Wheelchair v. Defendant Driver
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury
39
Amount: $1,065,000.00
Attorneys: Lora H. Gleicher of Silbowitz, Garafola, Silbowitz, Schatz, & Frederick LLP
Case: White v. Jmm Springnex LLC, et al.
Type: Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip and Fall, Negligent Maintenance
40 (tie)
Amount: $1,000,000.00
Attorneys: Brad Kauffman of Law Offices of Brad A. Kauffman, PC
Case: Guisao v. Jacobs, et al.
Type: Delayed Diagnosis, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence
40 (tie)
Amount: $1,000,000.00
Attorneys: David B. Golomb of Law Offices of David B. Golomb
Case: Mack v. Lehigh Outfitters LLC, et al.
Type: Personal Injury, Product Liability
40 (tie)
Amount: $1,000,000.00
Attorneys: Robert W. Margulies, Ralph J. Drabkin of Drabkin & Margulies
Case: A.M., Pro Ami v. New York City Health & Hospitals Corp., et al.
Type: Delayed Childbirth Delivery, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Brain Injury
40 (tie)
Amount: $1,000,000.00
Attorneys: Cliff S. Argintar of William Schwitzer & Associates, PC
Case: Romos v. NYCTA
Type: Bus Accident, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
41
Amount: $975,000.00
Attorneys: Steven H. Beldock of Birbrower & Beldock, PC
Case: Plaintiff Mother v. Defendant Ob/Gyn, et al
Type: Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury
42
Amount: $950,000.00
Attorneys: Nicholas I. Timko of Kahn Gordon Timko & Rodriques P.C.
Case: Plaintiff Fuel Oil Truck Driver Slipping v. Defendant Terminal
Type: Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip and Fall
43
Amount: $922,923.00
Attorneys: Joel S. Finkelstein of The Finkelstein Law Firm, LLC
Case: Labagh v. Piegaro
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident
44
Amount: $920,122.61
Attorneys: John M. Porchia, III of Lite & Russell
Case: Fulbrook v. Bruyette, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Underinsured Motorist
45
Amount: $918,000.00
Attorneys: John M. Porchia, III of Lite & Russell
Case: Cesarani v. Palmer
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident
46
Amount: $915,000.00
Attorneys: John M. Porchia, III of Lite & Russell
Case: Manak v. Harleysville Ins. Co.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Underinsured Motorist
47 (tie)
Amount: $900,000.00
Attorneys: Daniel T. Leav of Leav & Steinberg, LLP
Case: Laboy v. 459 Realty Corp., et al.
Type: Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Trip and Fall
47 (tie)
Amount: $900,000.00
Attorneys: Stefano A. Filippazzo of Law Offices of Stefano A. Filippazzo, P.C.
Case: J.F., Pro Ami v. The Mount Sinai Medical Center
Type: Delayed Diagnosis, Delayed Treatment, Hospital Malpractice, Personal Injury
47 (tie)
Amount: $900,000.00
Attorneys: Steven R. Payne of Ginarte Gallardo Gonzalez & Winograd, LLP
Case: Ojeda v. 25 Stanhope St. LLC
Type: Personal Injury, Trip and Fall, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Workplace Safety
47 (tie)
Amount: $900,000.00
Attorneys: Mitchell R. Kahn of Wingate Russotti Shapiro & Halperin, LLP
Case: Bullock v. 4 Wheels Leasing LLC, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
48 (tie)
Amount: $875,000.00
Attorneys: Daniel T. Leav of Leav & Steinberg, LLP
Case: Zaslavskiy v. Baum
Type: Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Fall
48 (tie)
Amount: $875,000.00
Attorneys: Paul D. Dansker, Salvatore Aspromonte, Raymond Maceira of Dansker & Aspromonte Associates
Case: D.F., Pro Ami v. Millshan Realty Co. L.L.C., et al.
Type: Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Toxic Exposure
49
Amount: $875,000.00
Attorneys: Joseph G. Dell of Dell & Dean, PLLC
Case: Newman v. Delta Airlines Inc.
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Work Accident
50 (tie)
Amount: $850,000.00
Attorneys: JenniElena Rubino of Rubino Law Firm
Case: Almonte v. Day & Night Refrigeration Corp.
Type: Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip and Fall
50 (tie)
Amount: $850,000.00
Attorneys: Steven H. Beldock of Birbrower & Beldock, PC
Case: Plaintiff Passenger v. State of NY
Type: Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Failure to Maintain

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