Top 20 Settlements in New Jersey in 2018

Top 20 Settlements in New Jersey in 2018We are pleased to present to you the list of top 20 settlements obtained in New Jersey in the year 2018. 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 New Jersey in 2018) you have also made the list of Top 50 Settlements in New Jersey in 2018.

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:$358,000,000.00
Attorneys:Tara D. Sutton of Robins Kaplan LLP; Adam M. Slater of Mazie Slater Katz & Freeman LLC; Troy A. Rafferty of Levin Papantonio Thomas Mitchell Rafferty & Proctor, P.A.; Christopher L. Coffin of Pendley, Baudin & Coffin, LLP
Case:In Re Benicar Products Liability Litigation
Type:Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Pharmacy Malpractice, Product Liability
2
Amount:$225,000,000.00
Attorneys:Christopher S. Porrino, Richard F. Engel of Attorney General of the State of NJ; Allan Kanner, Elizabeth B. Petersen, Allison Brouk (Shipp) of Kanner & Whiteley, L.L.C
Case:NJ DEP v. Exxon Mobil Corp.
Type:Pollution, Nuisance, Environmental Protection, Natural Resources, Trespass, Strict Liability
3
Amount:$196,500,000.00
Attorneys:Gurbir Grewal of Attorney General of the State of NJ
Case:Grewal v. Equilon Enterprises, et al.
Type:Pollution, Toxic Exposure, Environmental Protection, Clean Water Act
4
Amount:$62,000,000.00
Attorneys:Keith J. Miller, Michael J. Gesualdo, Leda Dunn Wettre of Robinson Miller LLC; Paul J. Andre, Lisa Kobialka, Hannah Lee, Harold Storey, Geoffrey G. Hu, Donald L. Rhoads of Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
Case:Depomed v. Purdue Pharma, et al.
Type:Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement, Intentional Tort
5
Amount:$43,500,000.00
Attorneys:Laurence M. Deutsch, Shanon J. Carson, Jacob M. Polakoff of Berger & Montague PC; Joseph G. Sauder, Matthew D. Schelkopf, Joseph B. Kenney of Sauder Schelkopf, LLC
Case:Cole, et al. v. NIBCO Inc.
Type:Class Action, Product Liability, Property Damage, Defective Product, Negligent Tort
6
Amount:$14,750,000.00
Attorneys:James E. Cecchi of Carella, Byrne, Cecchi, Olstein, Brody & Agnello, P.C; James W. Johnson of Labaton Sucharow LLP; Nicholas I. Porritt of Levi & Korsinsky, LLP
Case:In Re PTC Therapeutics Inc.
Type:Class Action, Securities Fraud, Intentional Misrepresentation, Omission of Material Facts
7
Amount:$12,500,000.00
Attorneys:James A. Harrod of Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP
Case:ATRS v. CommVault
Type:Class Action, Misrepresentation, Securities Fraud
8
Amount:$10,000,000.00
Attorneys:Jonathan E. Levitt, Michelle L. Greenberg, Lucas W. Morgan of Frier Levitt, LLC
Case:Dertouzos v. NJ Transit
Type:Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment
9
Amount:$9,450,000.00
Attorneys:Kara M. Wolke of Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP
Case:Zacharia, et al. v. Straight Path Communications, et al.
Type:Class Action, Misrepresentation, Securities Fraud, Omission of Material Facts
10
Amount:$8,225,000.00
Attorneys:Michael A. Gallardo, John J. Ratkowitz of Ginarte Gallardo Gonzalez & Winograd, LLP
Case:Criollo v. Clark Developers, et al.
Type:Construction Accident, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Fall, Scaffolding Accident, Contractor Negligence
11
Amount:$7,600,000.00
Attorneys:Robert J. Mongeluzzi, David L. Kwass, David J. Langsam of Saltz Mongeluzzi Barrett & Bendesky PC
Case:Graves v. Wastquip LLC, et al.
Type:Falling Object, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Workplace Safety, Crane Accident
12
Amount:$6,400,000.00
Attorneys:Steven G. Wigrizer, Jason S. Weiss of Wapner Newman Wigrizer Brecher & Miller
Case:Wilson v. Low Bid Inc., et al.
Type:Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Falling Object, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Brain Injury, Contractor Negligence, Negligent Tort
13
Amount:$5,750,000.00
Attorneys:Garry R. Salomon, Adam B. Lederman of Davis, Saperstein & Salomon, P.C.
Case:Motorcyclist v. Bus Driver, et al.
Type:Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Training
14
Amount:$5,625,000.00
Attorneys:Peter Chamas of Gill & Chamas, LLC
Case:Smith v. Blue Rock Construction Inc., et al.
Type:Construction Accident, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Brain Injury, Fall, Failure to Supervise
15
Amount:$5,350,000.00
Attorneys:Barry R. Eichen, Christopher J. Conrad of Eichen Crutchlow Zaslow, LLP
Case:Ward v. Aurolife Pharma, et al.
Type:Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Brain Injury, Fall, Contractor Negligence
16 (tie)
Amount:$5,000,000.00
Attorneys:Claude Scott, Shannon Pedersen of U.S. Department of Justice
Case:USA v. Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories
Type:Failure to Warn, Pharmacy Malpractice, Product Liability, Defective Product
16 (tie)
Amount:$5,000,000.00
Attorneys:Daniel Hennefeld, James Wong, Molly Theobald, Lindsey Rothfeder of U.S. Department of Labor
Case:Acosta v. A.C.E. Restaurant Group, et al.
Type:Unpaid Wages, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment
16 (tie)
Amount:$5,000,000.00
Attorneys:Robert B. Linder of Law Office of Robert B. Linder
Case:Kan v. Rainbow Transportation Inc., et al.
Type:Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort
17
Amount:$4,600,000.00
Attorneys:Andrew Calamari of U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Case:SEC v. Schantz, et al.
Type:Misrepresentation, Securities Fraud
18
Amount:$3,500,000.00
Attorneys:Joseph H. Hunt of U.S. Department of Justice
Case:USA v. Indal Technologies
Type:False Claims Act
19
Amount:$3,350,000.00
Attorneys:William O. Crutchlow of Eichen Crutchlow Zaslow, LLP
Case:Jiminez v. Jersey City Med. Center, et al.
Type:Delayed Treatment, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Failure to Monitor, Ob-Gyn Malpractice
20
Amount:$3,000,000.00
Attorneys:Abbott S. Brown, Thomas M. Comer of Lomurro, Munson, Comer, Brown & Schottland
Case:Tatka v. Benitez, et al.
Type:Delayed Treatment, Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury

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