Top 40 Personal Injury Settlements in the United States in 2017

Top 40 Personal Injury Settlements in the United States in 2017We are pleased to present to you the list of top 40 Personal Injury settlements obtained in the United States 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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1
Amount:$670,700,000.00
Attorneys:Timothy M. O'Brien, Neil E. McWilliams, Jr., Mike Papantonio, Wesley Bowden, Jeff Gaddy, Christopher G. Paulos, Archie Lamb of Levin Papantonio Thomas Mitchell Rafferty & Proctor, P.A.; Gary J. Douglas, Michael A. London, Rebecca G. Newman of Douglas & London, P.C.; Robert A. Bilott, David J. Butler of Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP; R. Edison Hill, James C. Peterson, Harry G. Deitzler of Hill, Peterson, Carper, Bee & Deitzler, PLLC
Case:In re: du Pont de Nemours & Co.
Type:Class Action, Personal Injury, Pollution, Toxic Exposure
State:Ohio
2
Amount:$553,567,307.00
Attorneys:Peter Prieto, Aaron S. Podhurst, Stephen F. Rosenthal, John Gravante, Matthew P. Weinshall, Alissa Del Riego of Podhurst Orseck, LLP; David Boies of Boies, Schiller & Flexner; Todd A. Smith of Power, Rogers & Smith P.C.; Curtis B. Miner of Colson Hicks Eidson
Case:Koehler, et al. v. Takata Corp., et al.
Type:Class Action, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Wrongful Death, Defective Product
State:Florida
3
Amount:$30,800,000.00
Attorneys:Chris Searcy of Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley
Case:Edwards v. Lee Memorial Health System
Type:Birth Injury, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Brain Injury
State:Florida
4
Amount:$30,000,000.00
Attorneys:Jake Douglass, Spencer R. Lucas, Brian J. Panish, Thomas A. Schultz of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP
Case:Doe Plaintiff v. Roe Truck Staffing Co.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Brain Injury
State:California
5
Amount:$26,000,000.00
Attorneys:J. Brent Goudarzi of Goudarzi & Young L.L.P.
Case:Rodriguez v. Troy Construction LLC
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
State:Texas
6
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
State:New York
7
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
State:New York
8
Amount:$18,000,000.00
Attorneys:George R. Kindley of The Kindley Firm, APC; Robert Hamparyan of Law Offices Of Robert Hamparyan
Case:Ryman-Aavang, et al. v. Hoban, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury
State:California
9
Amount:$15,000,000.00
Attorneys:Jack M. Beam, Matthew M. Patterson, Douglas J. Raymond, Ryan P. Timoney of Beam Legal Team LLC; Geoffrey N. Fieger of Fieger Law PC
Case:N.B., Pro Ami v. Franciscan Alliance Inc.
Type:Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth Delivery, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Brain Injury, Failure to Treat, Failure to Inform, Failure to Monitor
State:Illinois
10
Amount:$14,900,000.00
Attorneys:Jeffrey L. Gordon, Fritz Gray, John T. Golding of Maney | Gordon | Zeller, P.A.
Case:Pelaez v. Conlon
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury
State:Florida
11
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
State:New York
12
Amount:$13,000,000.00
Attorneys:Steven J. Brady of Brady Law Group
Case:Wang v. El Dorado County Transit Authority, et al.
Type:Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury
State:California
13
Amount:$12,000,000.00
Attorneys:Ryan E. Yagoda of Sukhman Yagoda
Case:V.G., Pro Ami v. USA
Type:Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth Delivery, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Brain Injury, Ob-Gyn Malpractice
State:Illinois
14
Amount:$10,924,420.00
Attorneys:Gary A. Dordick of Dordick Law Corporation
Case:Velasco v. Doe Construction, Inc.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident
State:California
15
Amount:$10,900,000.00
Attorneys:Kevin G. Burke, Francis P. Morrissey, David J. Rashid of Wise Morrissey Kaveny LLC
Case:A.U., Pro Ami v. West Suburban Medical Center, et al.
Type:Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth Delivery, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Brain Injury, Failure to Monitor
State:Illinois
16
Amount:$10,750,000.00
Attorneys:Stuart Z. Grossman of Grossman Roth Yaffa Cohen
Case:Barlow v. Galleon Resort
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability
State:Florida
17
Amount:$10,575,000.00
Attorneys:Ricardo M. Martinez-Cid, Lea P. Valdivia of Podhurst Orseck, LLP
Case:Octavio v. Alejandro
Type:Bicycle Accident, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
State:Florida
18
Amount:$10,000,000.00
Attorneys:Donald R. Grady, Douglas K. Sheff, Frank J. Federico, Jr., Matthieu J. Parenteau of Sheff Law Offices, PC; Walter A. Costello, Jr., Marsha V. Kazarosian of Kazarosian Costello LLP
Case:Plaintiff Driver v. Defendant Driver
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury
State:Massachusetts
19
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
State:Pennsylvania
20
Amount:$9,500,000.00
Attorneys:Thomas M. Dempsey of Law Offices of Thomas M. Dempsey; Daniel E. Selarz, Aryan Sarbaz of Selarz Law Corp.
Case:Espano vs. City of Torrance
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident
State:California
21
Amount:$9,050,000.00
Attorneys:Roger A. Dreyer, Joseph R. Yates of Dreyer Babich Buccola Wood Campora, LLP
Case:McFarlane v. Urbana Tahoe TC L.L.C.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability
State:California
22 (tie)
Amount:$9,000,000.00
Attorneys:Gary A. Dordick of Dordick Law Corporation; Cristobal M. Galindo of Law offices of Cristobal M. Galindo, P.C.
Case:Colbert v. C.R. England Inc.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death
State:California
22 (tie)
Amount:$9,000,000.00
Attorneys:Gary A. Dordick of Dordick Law Corporation; Marc J. Katzman of Marc Katzman Law
Case:Sierra v. Confidential
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury
State:California
23
Amount:$8,805,000.00
Attorneys:David L. Roark of Law Offices of David L. Roark
Case:Yao v. City of Los Angeles, et al.
Type:Bicycle Accident, Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Failure to Maintain
State:California
24
Amount:$8,000,000.00
Attorneys:John M. Curtin of Robbins & Curtin PLLC
Case:Clifford v. USA
Type:Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Brain Injury, Breach of Duty of Care, Failure to Train
State:Arizona
25
Amount:$7,750,000.00
Attorneys:Patrick T. Jones, Donna R. Corcoran, Richard W. Paterniti of Jones Kelleher, LLP
Case:Infant's Parent v. Obstetrician, et al.
Type:Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth Delivery, Delayed Diagnosis, Delayed Treatment, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Ob-Gyn Malpractice
State:Massachusetts
26 (tie)
Amount:$7,500,000.00
Attorneys:Robert A. Brenner of Law Offices of Robert A. Brenner
Case:Helmi v. Howard
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury
State:California
26 (tie)
Amount:$7,500,000.00
Attorneys:Matthew M. Rundio, Timothy J. Cavanagh, Michael Sorich, Benjeman L. Nichols, Patrick D. McHale of Cavanagh Law Group
Case:Estate of Ruffin v. Metra
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Railroad Accident, Brain Injury
State:Illinois
26 (tie)
Amount:$7,500,000.00
Attorneys:Gary M. Paul, Susan M. Ulrich, Christopher L. Johnson of Waters, Kraus & Paul; Andrew S. Wainwright, Andrea Marino Landry of Thornton Law Firm LLP
Case:Cote v. WAL-MART Stores Inc.
Type:Asbestos Exposure, Breach of Warranty, Personal Injury, Product Liability
State:Massachusetts
27 (tie)
Amount:$7,000,000.00
Attorneys:David C. Wise of Wise Morrissey Kaveny LLC
Case:Cholipski v. Bovis Lend Lease Inc., et al.
Type:Construction Accident, Failure to Warn, Falling Object, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Workplace Safety
State:Illinois
27 (tie)
Amount:$7,000,000.00
Attorneys:Jefferson Saylor of AlderLaw, P.C.; Jake Douglass, Spencer R. Lucas, Brian J. Panish of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP
Case:French v. Caterpillar, Inc.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Truck Accident, Defective Product
State:California
27 (tie)
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
State:Pennsylvania
27 (tie)
Amount:$7,000,000.00
Attorneys:Sean B. Cronin, Michelle L. Davis of Cronin & Maxwell, P.L.
Case:Hollis v. The USA
Type:Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Brain Injury
State:Florida
27 (tie)
Amount:$7,000,000.00
Attorneys:Ian R. Alexander of Goldberg & Goldberg
Case:Hood v. Morasch, et al.
Type:Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Surgical Error
State:Illinois
28
Amount:$6,800,000.00
Attorneys:David J. Colleran of The Colleran Firm; Louis C. Shapiro of Louis Charles Shapiro
Case:C.V., Pro ami v. Silk, D.O., et al.
Type:Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth Delivery, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Brain Injury, Cerebral Palsy
State:New Jersey
29
Amount:$6,700,000.00
Attorneys:Michael J. Haddad, Julia Sherwin, Maya M. Sorensen, Thomas Kennedy Helm, IV of Haddad & Sherwin LLP
Case:Harmon v. City of Santa Clara, et al.
Type:Assault and Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Personal Injury, Police Misconduct, Unreasonable Search and Seizure
State:California
30 (tie)
Amount:$6,500,000.00
Attorneys:Jake Douglass, Spencer R. Lucas, Brian J. Panish, Jefferson Saylor of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP
Case:Godefroy v. City of Los Angeles
Type:Bicycle Accident, Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability
State:California
30 (tie)
Amount:$6,500,000.00
Attorneys:David L. Winnett of The Veen Firm, P.C.; Craig M. Peters of Altair Law
Case:Gilmer v. Spiniello Companies
Type:Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Work Accident, Equipment Malfunction
State:California
31
Amount:$6,300,000.00
Attorneys:David B. Nemeroff of Nemeroff Law Offices
Case:Miari v. Windy City Limousine Co., et al.
Type:Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury
State:Illinois
32
Amount:$6,250,000.00
Attorneys:Nicholas D. Cappiello, Robert M. Higgins, Andrew C. Meyer, Jr. of Lubin & Meyer
Case:Parents of Infant v. Obstetrician, et al.
Type:Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth Delivery, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Brain Injury, Failure to Monitor, Ob-Gyn Malpractice
State:Massachusetts
33 (tie)
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
State:New York
33 (tie)
Amount:$6,200,000.00
Attorneys:David F. Makkabi of Makkabi Law Group, APC
Case:Mercado-Medina et al. v. Noller, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury
State:California
34 (tie)
Amount:$6,000,000.00
Attorneys:Louis C. Cairo, Lawrence T. Ruder of Goldberg, Weisman & Cairo Ltd.
Case:Koplin v. Spencer, et al.
Type:Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury
State:Illinois
34 (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
State:New York
34 (tie)
Amount:$6,000,000.00
Attorneys:Scott A. Parsons of O'Connor, Parsons, Lane & Noble L.L.C
Case:Plaintiff Patient v. Defendant Rehabilitation Facility
Type:Nursing Home Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Brain Injury, Fall
State:New Jersey
34 (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
State:New York
34 (tie)
Amount:$6,000,000.00
Attorneys:Steven E. Boehmer, John E. Petze of McDougal Love Boehmer Foley Lyon & Canlas
Case:Chavarin v. Collins; Reeve Trucking Co. Inc.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Brain Injury
State:California
35
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
State:New York
36
Amount:$5,850,000.00
Attorneys:Jesse M. Reiter, Rebecca S. Walsh, Jennifer L. Secorski of Reiter & Walsh, PC
Case:L.C., Pro Ami v. Legacy Shgd, et al.
Type:Birth Injury, Delayed Treatment, Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Brain Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Failure to Monitor
State:Michigan
37
Amount:$5,717,562.00
Attorneys:Michael R. Kirby of High Stack Gordon Kirby
Case:Riascos-Mazos v. Carnival Corp.
Type:Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Watercraft Accident
State:Florida
38 (tie)
Amount:$5,600,000.00
Attorneys:Gary A. Dordick of Dordick Law Corporation; Justin D. Feldman of Lewis, Marenstein, Wicke, Sherwin & Lee, LLP
Case:Geernaert v. City of Palos Verdes Estates
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Brain Injury
State:California
38 (tie)
Amount:$5,600,000.00
Attorneys:Kenneth R. Friedman, Henry G. Jones of Friedman | Rubin; T. David Apodaca of Apodaca Law Firm
Case:Monzon, et al. v. Kitsap County, et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Brain Injury, Emotional Distress
State:Washington
39
Amount:$5,520,000.00
Attorneys:David P. Moody, Ian M. Bauer of Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP
Case:Curtis v. Crosby, et al.
Type:Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Emotional Distress, Child Abuse, Inadequate Care
State:Washington
40 (tie)
Amount:$5,500,000.00
Attorneys:Patrick M. Metz of Dario, Albert, Metz and Eyerman, LLC
Case:Rodriguez v. Jayne
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury
State:California
40 (tie)
Amount:$5,500,000.00
Attorneys:Michael J. Haddad of Haddad & Sherwin LLP
Case:Petrov v. Alameda County, et al.
Type:Assault and Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Personal Injury, Police Brutality, Abuse of Power, Police Misconduct
State:California
40 (tie)
Amount:$5,500,000.00
Attorneys:Daniel M. Hodes of Hodes Milman, LLP; Amorina P. Lopez, Ramon R. Lopez of Lopez McHugh LLP
Case:Doe v. Roe Ob/Gyn
Type:Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth Delivery, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Brain Injury, Ob-Gyn Malpractice
State:New Jersey

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