Top 20 Personal Injury Verdicts in New York in 2018

Top 20 Personal Injury Verdicts in New York in 2018We are pleased to present to you the list of top 20 plaintiffs' personal injury jury verdicts obtained in New York in the year 2018. The list is comprised of various case types that were tried either in state or federal courts.

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Note: If you have made this list (Top 20 Personal Injury Verdicts in New York in 2018) you have also made the list of Top 50 Personal Injury Verdicts in New York 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 verdict should be on this list, please contact us today.

1
Amount:$85,000,000.00
Attorneys:Howard S. Hershenhorn, Diana M. A. Carnemolla of Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf
Case:Sipher v. Gray Line New York Tours Inc., et al.
Type:Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
2
Amount:$58,000,000.00
Attorneys:Thomas P. Giuffra of Rheingold Giuffra Ruffo & Plotkin LLP
Case:Taylor v. NYCHHC
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Government Negligence, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Toxic Exposure, Brain Injury, Breach of Warranty of Habitability, Landlord-Tenant, Failure to Maintain, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability, Lead Poisoning
3
Amount:$48,111,440.00
Attorneys:Robert F. Danzi, Christine C. Coscia of Law Office of Robert F. Danzi
Case:Sanchez v. Bendayan, M.D.
Type:Birth Injury, Failure to Diagnose, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Failure to Treat, Medication Error, Inadequate Care, Cerebral Palsy, Failure to Monitor, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Premature Discharge, Eye Injury, Negligent Tort, Premature Childbirth
4
Amount:$45,200,000.00
Attorneys:Thomas Moore, Matthew Gaier, Carmine A. Rubino of Kramer, Dillof, Livingston & Moore
Case:Hedges v. East River Plaza L.L.C., et al.
Type:Assault and Battery, Dangerous Condition, Falling Object, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Brain Injury, Negligent Security, Negligent Tort
5
Amount:$40,113,691.00
Attorneys:Daniel P. Blouin, Jim M. Kramer, Robert Woodward, Laurence V. Nassif, Timothy Thompson, Robert Woodward of Simmons Hanly Conroy LLC
Case:Twidwell v. Aerco International Inc.
Type:Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Workplace Safety, Defective Product, Mesothelioma, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
6
Amount:$34,893,330.00
Attorneys:James P. Fitzgerald, Christopher J. Lennon, Ann B. Chase of The Fitzgerald Law Firm, P.C.
Case:C.C., Pro Ami, Green v. Westchester Medical Center, et al.
Type:Birth Injury, Failure to Diagnose, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Failure to Treat, Cerebral Palsy, Failure to Monitor, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Eye Injury, Negligent Tort, Premature Childbirth
7
Amount:$27,278,615.00
Attorneys:Nicholas Elefterakis, Oliver R. Tobias of Elefterakis, Elefterakis & Panek; Steven Smith of Law Office of Steven Smith, PC
Case:George v. Unicorn Construction Enterprises Inc., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
8
Amount:$22,000,000.00
Attorneys:Gail S. Kelner, Robert S. Kelner, Emil L. Samuels of Kelner & Kelner
Case:MA v. Kensington Homes L.L.C.
Type:Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Brain Injury, Fall, Scaffolding Accident, Failure to Supervise, Negligent Tort
9
Amount:$20,341,845.00
Attorneys:Lawrence P. Biondi of Law Offices of Lawrence P. Biondi
Case:Pimenta v. 1504 CIA L.L.C., et al.
Type:Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Falling Object, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Failure to Supervise, Ladder Accident, Negligent Tort
10
Amount:$19,000,000.00
Attorneys:David J. Dean of Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo P.C.; Lawerence A. Wilson of Wilson, Grochow, Drucker
Case:Kota v. Nassau County, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
11
Amount:$16,939,255.00
Attorneys:Matthew Maiorana, Jonny Kool of Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool L.L.P; Stuart M. Dweck of Stuart M. Dweck, Attorney at Law
Case:Morocho v. Doran Construction Corp.
Type:Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Fall, Ladder Accident, Negligent Tort
12
Amount:$15,228,000.00
Attorneys:Lawrence P. Biondi of Law Offices of Lawrence P. Biondi
Case:Dias v. Blue Sea Construction Co., et al.
Type:Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Workplace Safety, Fall, Scaffolding Accident, Negligent Tort
13
Amount:$15,000,000.00
Attorneys:Ralph Desimone, Jason M. Bernstein of DeSimone, Aviles, Shorter & Oxamendi LLP
Case:Velasquez v. Ruiz, M.D., et al.
Type:Failure to Diagnose, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Failure to Monitor, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Erroneous Treatment, Eye Injury, Lack of Informed Consent, Failure to Refer, Negligent Tort
14
Amount:$14,250,000.00
Attorneys:Herbert S. Subin, Eric D. Subin, Jacob M. Porter of Subin Associates, LLP
Case:De Los Santos v. NYC Transit Authority, et al.
Type:Bus Accident, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
15
Amount:$13,000,000.00
Attorneys:Judith A. Livingston of Kramer, Dillof, Livingston & Moore
Case:Raefski v. Dr. Hirsch M.D., et al.
Type:Delayed Diagnosis, Delayed Treatment, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Burn Injury, Surgical Error, Unnecessary Surgery, Failure to Monitor, Negligent Tort
16
Amount:$11,410,000.00
Attorneys:Joshua Fogel, Carl B. Tegtmeier of Sanocki, Newman & Turret, LLP
Case:Madigan v. Makavana, M.D.
Type:Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Medication Error, Eye Injury, Negligent Tort
17
Amount:$11,033,528.00
Attorneys:James C. Napoli of Caesar & Napoli, PC
Case:Chen v. Cooper
Type:Bicycle Accident, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
18
Amount:$10,500,000.00
Attorneys:Judd F. Kleeger, Jeffrey L. Koenig of Hecht Kleeger & Damashek, PC
Case:Reinoso v. New York City Transit Auth., et al.
Type:Bus Accident, Failure to Warn, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Fall, Negligent Training, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Mass Transit Accident, On-board Accident
19
Amount:$8,615,127.00
Attorneys:Joseph P. Carfora, Steven R. Payne of Ginarte Gallardo Gonzalez & Winograd, LLP
Case:Rivera v. Home Depot, et al.
Type:Personal Injury, Product Liability, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Brain Injury, Fall, Burn Injury, Defective Product, Electrical Injury, Ladder Accident, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
20
Amount:$8,328,311.00
Attorneys:Frank J. Lombardo, Joseph Stoduto of Wingate Russotti Shapiro & Halperin, LLP
Case:Morace v. Danielsen Cabinetry Inc., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior

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