Top 50 Settlements in New York in 2017

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

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1
Amount: $7,200,000,000.00
Attorneys: William J. Baer of U.S. Department of Justice
Case: USA v. Deutsche Bank
Type: Securities Fraud
2
Amount: $165,000,000.00
Attorneys: Joel P. Laitman, Christopher Lometti, Michael Eisenkraft of Cohen, Milstein, Sellers & Toll PLLC
Case: NJ Carpenters Health Fund, et al. v. Novastar Mortgage Inc.
Type: Class Action, Securities Fraud
3
Amount: $141,000,000.00
Attorneys: Vincent Briganti, Raymond P. Girnys, Geoffrey M Horn, Peter D. St. Phillip of Lowey Dannenberg, PC
Case: Laydon v. Mizuho Bank Ltd., et al.
Type: Class Action, Securities Fraud
4
Amount: $95,000,000.00
Attorneys: William Yalen, Christine S. Poscablo, Natasha Waglow Teleanu, Anthony J. Sun, Ellen M. London of Office of the Attorney General, NY
Case: USA v. Deutsche Bank A.G., et al.
Type: Fraudulent Conveyance, Tax Fraud
5
Amount: $74,000,000.00
Attorneys: J. Nelson Thomas of Thomas & Solomon LLP
Case: US v. PHH Corp.
Type: False Claims Act, Qui Tam
6
Amount: $56,500,000.00
Attorneys: Gerald M. Cohen, Joshua P. Fitch of Cohen & Fitch LLP; Stephen Neuwirth, Elinor C. Sutton of Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP
Case: Stinson v. City Of New York
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Class Action, Conspiracy, Fraud, Police Misconduct, Unreasonable Search and Seizure
7
Amount: $54,000,000.00
Attorneys: Joon H. Kim, Arastu K. Chaudhury of U.S. Department of Justice
Case: U.S. v. Carecore National LLC, et al.
Type: False Claims Act, Qui Tam
8
Amount: $43,350,000.00
Attorneys: Henry Gradstein, Maryann R. Marzano of Gradstein & Marzano, P.C.
Case: Ferrick, et al. v. Spotify USA Inc.
Type: Class Action, Copyright Infringement, Intellectual Property Infringement
9
Amount: $35,000,000.00
Attorneys: Grant C. Jaquith of U.S. Attorney's Office
Case: USA v. Mallinckrodt LLC
Type: Product Liability, CSA Violation
10
Amount: $31,000,000.00
Attorneys: Joel H. Bernstein, Ira A. Schochet, Eric D. Gottlieb of Labaton Sucharow LLP
Case: Weston v. RCS Capital Corp.
Type: Class Action, Securities Fraud
11
Amount: $28,000,000.00
Attorneys: Lester R. Hooker of Saxena White, P.A.
Case: Benefit Funds v. Brixmor Property Group Inc., et al.
Type: Class Action, Securities Fraud
12
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
13
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
14
Amount: $19,100,000.00
Attorneys: Joseph Fitapelli, Brian S. Schaffer, Frank J. Mazzaferro of Fitapelli & Schaffer, LLP; Justin M. Swartz, Sally J. Abrahamson of Outten & Golden, LLP
Case: Flood v. Carlson Restaurants Inc., et al.
Type: Class Action, Unpaid Wages, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment
15
Amount: $15,500,000.00
Attorneys: Li Yu; Jean-David Barnea of U.S. Attorney's Office
Case: Mahoney v. Endo Health Solutions Inc., et al.
Type: Breach of Warranty, Class Action, False Advertising, Negligent Misrepresentation, Product Liability, Unjust Enrichment
16
Amount: $14,500,000.00
Attorneys: Adrienne D. McEntee, Beth E. Terrell, Mary B. Reiten of Terrell Marshall Law Group
Case: Melito, et al. v. American Eagle Outfitters, Inc.
Type: Class Action, TCPA
17
Amount: $14,050,000.00
Attorneys: Joel H. Bernstein, Ira A. Schochet, Nicole M. Zeiss, Eric D. Gottlieb of Labaton Sucharow LLP
Case: In Re Fifth Street Finance Corp. Securities Litigation
Type: Class Action, Securities Fraud
18
Amount: $13,400,000.00
Attorneys: Li Yu, Monica P. Folch of U.S. Attorney's Office
Case: USA v. US Bioservices Corp.
Type: False Claims Act, Kickbacks
19
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
20
Amount: $11,000,000.00
Attorneys: Marc E. Kasowitz, Sheron Korpus, Sarmad M. Khojasteh of Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP
Case: Grimstad v. Ipayment Holdings Inc.
Type: Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Conspiracy, Economic Loss
21
Amount: $9,900,000.00
Attorneys: David N. Ellenhorn, David E. Nachman, Manisha M. Sheth, Katherine C. Milgram, Matthew Woodruff, Armen Morian, Tanya Trakht of Office of the Attorney General, NY
Case: Schneiderman v. Greenberg, et al.
Type: Securities Fraud
22
Amount: $7,900,000.00
Attorneys: Eric T. Schneiderman of Office of the Attorney General, NY
Case: Schneiderman v. 184th Street Pharmacy, et al.
Type: False Claims Act, Fraud
23
Amount: $6,800,000.00
Attorneys: Thomas E. DeLorenzo, Cory Ross Dalmata of DeLorenzo, Grasso & Dalmata
Case: Miller v. Rent-A-Center East Inc., et al.
Type: Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Workplace Safety, Brain Injury, Fall, Ladder Accident
24
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
25 (tie)
Amount: $6,000,000.00
Attorneys: Michael H. Sussman of Sussman & Associates
Case: Henry, et al. v. Hess, et al.
Type: Excessive Force, Wrongful Death, Gunshot, Police Brutality
25 (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
25 (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
26
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
27 (tie)
Amount: $5,000,000.00
Attorneys: Lourdes Rosado, Alvin Bragg, Jessica Attie, Laura Wood, Diane Lucas, Anjana Samant, Ajay Saini of Office of the Attorney General, NY
Case: Schneiderman v. Croman, et al.
Type: Fraud, Landlord-Tenant, Tenant Harassment
27 (tie)
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
28
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
29
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
30
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
31
Amount: $4,392,000.00
Attorneys: Jeffrey K. Powell of Office of the Attorney General, NY
Case: USA, et al. v. VNS Choice Community Care, et al.
Type: False Claims Act, Fraud, Qui Tam
32
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
33
Amount: $4,190,000.00
Attorneys: Aaron Chase, Jordan Adler, Noah Stein of Office of the Attorney General, NY
Case: Schneiderman v. Renaissance Ventures LLC, et al.
Type: Ticket Scalping, Unlicensed Activity
34 (tie)
Amount: $4,000,000.00
Attorneys: David T. Cohen, Kenneth M. Abell of U.S. Department of Justice
Case: USA, et al. v. The Jamaica Hospital Medical Center, et al.
Type: False Claims Act, Fraud, Qui Tam
34 (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
34 (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
35 (tie)
Amount: $3,900,000.00
Attorneys: Francis X. Young of Law Offices of Francis X. Young, PLLC
Case: Dedona v. Nychhc, et al.
Type: Delayed Treatment, Medical Malpractice, Professional Negligence, Wrongful Death
35 (tie)
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
36
Amount: $3,850,000.00
Attorneys: Ira M. Press, Meghan J. Summers of Kirby McInerney, LLP
Case: Rudman, et al. v. CHC Group Ltd., et al.
Type: Class Action, Securities Fraud
37
Amount: $3,802,000.00
Attorneys: Joshua D. Kelner of Kelner & Kelner
Case: Echevarria v. City of New York, et al.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Wrongful Death, Denial of Medical Care, Prison Negligence, Negligent Training
38
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
39 (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
39 (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
40
Amount: $3,250,000.00
Attorneys: James T. Scime, Laraine Kelley of Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria LLP
Case: Estate of Pohrte v. Ford Motor Co., et al.
Type: Breach of Warranty, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Product Liability, Wrongful Death, Defective Product
41 (tie)
Amount: $3,000,000.00
Attorneys: Chad A. Readler, James P. Kennedy of U.S. Department of Justice
Case: USA v. Arsenal Contracting LLC, et al.
Type: False Claims Act, Fraud
41 (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
41 (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
42
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
43 (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
43 (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
44 (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
44 (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
45 (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
45 (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
45 (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
46
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
47
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
48
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
49 (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
49 (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
50
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

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