Top 20 Settlements in Pennsylvania in 2017

Top 20 Settlements in Pennsylvania in 2017We are pleased to present to you the list of top 20 settlements obtained in Pennsylvania 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 Settlements in Pennsylvania in 2017) you have also made the list of Top 50 Settlements in Pennsylvania 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:$586,000,000.00
Attorneys:Karen D. Dodge, Joannie T. Wei, Elizabeth C. Scott of Federal Trade Commission
Case:FTC v. Western Union Co.
Type:Consumer Fraud, FTC Violation
2
Amount:$125,000,000.00
Attorneys:Kit A. Pierson, Brent W. Johnson, David A. Young of Cohen, Milstein, Sellers & Toll PLLC; H. Laddie Montague Jr., Ruthanne Gordon, Michael C. Dell'Angelo, Candice J. Enders of Berger & Montague PC; Eugene A. Spector, Jeffrey J. Corrigan, Rachel E. Kopp, Jeffrey L. Spector of Spector Roseman & Kodroff
Case:In Re Domestic Drywall Antitrust Litigation
Type:Class Action, Conspiracy, Price Fixing
3
Amount:$96,500,000.00
Attorneys:Daniel Berger of Berger & Montague PC; Linda P. Nussbaum of Cohen, Milstein, Sellers & Toll PLLC; Brian D. Brooks, Susan C. Segura, W. Ross Foote of Smith Segura & Raphael, LLP; Steve D. Shadowen of Hangley Aronchick Segal Pudlin & Schiller
Case:King Drug Co. of Florence Inc. v. Cephalon Inc.
Type:Class Action, Conspiracy, Fraud, Pharmacy Malpractice
4
Amount:$30,000,000.00
Attorneys:John Rizio-Hamilton of Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP
Case:In Re DFC Global Corp. Sec. Litigation
Type:Class Action, Securities Fraud
5
Amount:$16,000,000.00
Attorneys:Justin L. Swidler, Richard S. Swartz of Swartz Swidler, LLC; Marc A. Silverman of Frank, Weinberg & Black P.L.; Molly A. Elkin, Diana J. Nobile, Gregory K. McGillivary, Sarah M. Block of Woodley & McGillivary LLP; Hope Pordy of Spivak Lipton LLP
Case:Bland, et al. v. PNC Bank
Type:Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Fair Labor Standards Act
6
Amount:$9,750,000.00
Attorneys:Alan M. Feldman, Daniel J. Mann, Edward S. Goldis of Feldman Shepherd Wohlgelernter Tanner Weinstock & Dodig LLP
Case:Williams v. Transportation Co. Inc., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Brain Injury
7
Amount:$8,000,000.00
Attorneys:Ramon A. Arreola of Messa & Associates, PC
Case:Plaintiffs v. Curling Iron Manufacturer, et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Product Liability, Wrongful Death, Defective Product, Emotional Distress
8
Amount:$7,000,000.00
Attorneys:Ramon A. Arreola, Joseph L. Messa, Jr. of Messa & Associates, PC
Case:Carpenter v. Drywall Stilts Supplier, et al.
Type:Personal Injury, Product Liability, Fall, Defective Product
9
Amount:$6,500,000.00
Attorneys:Michael Pisanchyn, Douglas Yazinski, Bradley Moyer of The Pisanchyn Law Firm
Case:Estate of Sherwood v. B.S. Quarries Inc., et al.
Type:Product Liability, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Workplace Safety, Wrongful Death, Fall, Defective Product
10
Amount:$6,000,000.00
Attorneys:Matthew Casey of Ross Feller Casey, LLP
Case:Estate of Thrash v. Manko, et al.
Type:Delayed Treatment, Failure to Diagnose, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Professional Negligence, Wrongful Death, Ob-Gyn Malpractice
11
Amount:$5,240,000.00
Attorneys:Joseph L. Messa, Jr., Thomas N. Sweeney of Messa & Associates, PC
Case:Plaintiff v. Smoke Detector MFR
Type:Failure to Warn, Product Liability, Wrongful Death, Defective Product
12
Amount:$4,400,000.00
Attorneys:Dominic C. Guerrini, Thomas R. Kline, Tracie L. Palmer of Kline & Specter, P.C.
Case:Holland v. Farrell, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Personal Injury, Gunshot, Police Brutality
13
Amount:$4,037,500.00
Attorneys:Thomas J. Foley, Jr., Thomas J. Foley, III of Foley Law Firm
Case:Estate of Caroselli v. Rice, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death
14
Amount:$2,950,000.00
Attorneys:John A. Caputo, Elizabeth L. Jenkins of John A. Caputo & Associates, P.C.
Case:Estate of Decedent v. Hospital
Type:Hospital Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Equipment Malfunction
15
Amount:$2,775,000.00
Attorneys:John I. McMahon Jr of McMahon, McMahon & Lentz
Case:Estates of Venna v. Marquis Assoc. Limited Partnership, et al.
Type:Assault and Battery, Dangerous Condition, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, Inadequate Security
16
Amount:$2,750,000.00
Attorneys:John D. Pallante of Law Offices of John D. Pallante, P.C.
Case:Gao, et al. v. City of Philadelphia, et al.
Type:Falling Object, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident
17
Amount:$2,500,000.00
Attorneys:Shannon M. Draher, Hans A. Nilges of Nilges Draher LLC; Anthony J. Lazzaro, Chastity L. Christy of The Lazzaro Law Firm LLC
Case:Swiger, et al. v. Utz Quality Foods
Type:Class Action, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment
18
Amount:$2,083,000.00
Attorneys:Mark W. Tanner of Feldman Shepherd Wohlgelernter Tanner Weinstock & Dodig LLP
Case:The Estate of Malinowski v. Hockenberry, et al.
Type:Failure to Diagnose, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Professional Negligence, Wrongful Death
19
Amount:$2,050,000.00
Attorneys:Samuel A. Anyan, Jr. of Wapner Newman Wigrizer Brecher & Miller
Case:Gray v. Post 845 VFW, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Dram Shop Liability, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Wrongful Death
20 (tie)
Amount:$2,000,000.00
Attorneys:Mark D. Crossley of Scherline & Associates
Case:Estate of Lazaro v. Ross
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death
20 (tie)
Amount:$2,000,000.00
Attorneys:Brendan Lupetin of Meyers Evans Lupetin & Unatin LLC
Case:Fitzgerald v. Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania, et al.
Type:Failure to Warn, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence
20 (tie)
Amount:$2,000,000.00
Attorneys:James E. Beasley, Jr. of The Beasley Firm, LLC
Case:I.H., Pro Ami v. Dougherty, et al.
Type:Delayed Childbirth Delivery, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Brain Injury
20 (tie)
Amount:$2,000,000.00
Attorneys:James P. Goslee of Cohen, Placitella & Roth, P.C.
Case:Estate of Keyser v. Rosenfeld, et al.
Type:Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Professional Negligence, Wrongful Death
20 (tie)
Amount:$2,000,000.00
Attorneys:Ramon A. Arreola, Joseph L. Messa, Jr. of Messa & Associates, PC
Case:Mai v. Ryobi Technologies Inc., et al.
Type:Personal Injury, Product Liability, Defective Product

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