Top 10 Verdicts in New Jersey in 2018

Top 10 Verdicts in New Jersey in 2018We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 10 plaintiffs' jury verdicts* obtained in New Jersey in the year 2018. The list is comprised of various case types that were tried either in state or federal courts of New Jersey.

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Note: If you have made this list (Top 10 Verdicts in New Jersey in 2018) you have also made the list of Top 20 Verdicts in New Jersey in 2018.

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1
Amount:$117,000,000.00
Attorneys:Moshe Maimon, Daniel C. LaTerra of Levy Konigsberg LLP; Robert E. Lytle of Szaferman, Lakind, Blumstein & Blader, P.C.; Denyse F. Clancy, Joseph D. Satterley of Kazan, McClain, Satterly & Greenwood
Case:Lanzo v. Imerys Talc America, et al.
Type:Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Defective Product, Talc Exposure, Mesothelioma, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
2
Amount:$20,000,000.00
Attorneys:Dennis M. Donnelly of The Donnelly Law Firm, LLC
Case:Tapia v. Alam, et al.
Type:Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth, Delayed Diagnosis, Delayed Treatment, Failure to Warn, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Failure to Monitor, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Failure to Refer, Negligent Tort
3
Amount:$11,800,000.00
Attorneys:Steve Garlock of Thompson Coburn LLP; James S. Coons, Steven F. Gooby of Ansa Assuncao LLP
Case:Nite Glow Industries, et al. v. Central Garden & Pet, et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation, Promissory Estoppel
4
Amount:$10,900,000.00
Attorneys:Bruce H. Nagel, Andrew L. O’Connor of Nagel Rice, LLP
Case:Fairfax Financial v. Exis Capital Management, et al.
Type:Conspiracy, Economic Loss, Racketeering, Securities Fraud, Tortious Interference, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation, Commercial Disparagement
5
Amount:$8,500,000.00
Attorneys:Paul M. da Costa, Daniel B. Devinney of Snyder Sarno D'Aniello Maceri & da Costa LLC
Case:Dancyger v. Kocsis, et al.
Type:Medical Malpractice, Misdiagnosis, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Psychological Injury, Unnecessary Surgery, Negligent Tort
6
Amount:$6,800,000.00
Attorneys:Edward C. Lutz of Law Office of Edward C. Lutz, LLC
Case:Gorth v. Stutzman, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Multi-Vehicle Collision, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
7 (tie)
Amount:$5,000,000.00
Attorneys:Nicholas J. Leonardis of Stathis & Leonardis, LLC
Case:Tortorella v. Ong
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
7 (tie)
Amount:$5,000,000.00
Attorneys:Warren L. Peterson of The Law Office of Warren L. Peterson, Esq.; Michele M. Dudas, Michael A. Siravo IV of McManimon, Scotland & Baumann, LLC.
Case:Uzzolino v. Mitrow
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Fraudulent Concealment, Conversion, Unjust Enrichment, Intentional Tort, Intentional Misrepresentation, Commercial Litigation, Constructive Fraud, Embezzlement
8
Amount:$4,900,000.00
Attorneys:Michael F. McKenna of Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman, PC
Case:Grand Slam Partners, et al. v. The Adkins Group, et al.
Type:Economic Loss, Professional Malpractice, Property Damage, Construction Defect, Contractor Negligence, Negligent Tort, Architectural Malpractice
9
Amount:$4,523,131.00
Attorneys:Paul M. da Costa of Snyder Sarno D'Aniello Maceri & da Costa LLC
Case:Ayala v. Friedlander, et al.
Type:Delayed Diagnosis, Delayed Treatment, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Surgical Error, Failure to Monitor, Negligent Tort, Neurosurgery Malpractice
10
Amount:$3,931,022.00
Attorneys:Craig M. Rothenberg, Dean S. Pashaian of Rothenberg, Rubenstein, Berliner & Shinrod, LLC
Case:Grecco v. McCowan, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Dram Shop Liability, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Gross Negligence, DUI, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability

* This and other lists of plaintiffs’ jury verdicts, in our publication, may occasionally include a small number of counter- and/or cross-plaintiffs’ verdicts.

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