Top 20 Personal Injury Settlements in New York in 2018

Top 20 Personal Injury Settlements in New York in 2018We are pleased to present to you the list of top 20 Personal Injury settlements obtained in New York in the year 2018 The list is comprised of cases filed either in a state or federal court, as well as those settled prior to commencing a lawsuit. It does, however, exclude cases settled for an undisclosed amount.

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Note: If you have made this list (Top 20 Personal Injury Settlements in New York in 2018) you have also made the list of Top 50 Personal Injury Settlements in New York in 2018.

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1
Amount:$25,000,000.00
Attorneys:Ted M. Rosenberg, Erin M. Hargis of Rosenberg & Gluck, LLP
Case:Iacone v. Passanisi, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Brain Injury, Failure to Maintain, Gross Negligence, DUI, Negligent Tort
2
Amount:$12,000,000.00
Attorneys:David H. Perecman, Steven B. Dorfman of The Perecman Firm, PLLC
Case:Schramm v. City of New York, et al.
Type:Construction Accident, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Workplace Safety, Brain Injury, Fall, Ladder Accident, Demolition Accident, Negligent Tort
3
Amount:$6,900,000.00
Attorneys:Joseph P. Awad of Silberstein, Awad & Miklos PC
Case:K.O., Pro Ami v. Montefiore Medical Center
Type:Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Surgical Error, Negligent Tort
4
Amount:$6,500,000.00
Attorneys:Joseph P. Awad, Danielle M. Hansen, Veronica Sewnarine of Silberstein, Awad & Miklos PC
Case:A.K., Pro Ami v. NYC Health and Hospital Corp., et al.
Type:Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth, Failure to Diagnose, Hospital Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Negligent Tort
5
Amount:$4,200,000.00
Attorneys:David H. Perecman, Carissa M. Peebles of The Perecman Firm, PLLC
Case:Cardona v. City of NY, et al.
Type:Construction Accident, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Fall, Contractor Negligence, Negligent Tort
6 (tie)
Amount:$4,000,000.00
Attorneys:Frederick C. Aranki, Daniel P. O'Toole, David L. Scher of Block O'Toole & Murphy, LLP
Case:Leviyev v. Yeshoua, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Tort
6 (tie)
Amount:$4,000,000.00
Attorneys:Jordan Rutsky, Ted Trief of Trief & Olk
Case:Lalin v. Plymouth Beef Co. Inc.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Workplace Safety, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
6 (tie)
Amount:$4,000,000.00
Attorneys:Brittany A. Russell, Adam H. Rossol, Matthew O. Sullivan of Spar & Bernstein P.C.
Case:Smith v. Cerebral Palsy Transport Inc., et al.
Type:Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort
7
Amount:$3,750,000.00
Attorneys:William P. Hepner of Wingate Russotti Shapiro & Halperin, LLP
Case:Construction Laborer v. Building Owner
Type:Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Fall, Demolition Accident, Negligent Tort
8
Amount:$3,700,000.00
Attorneys:Joseph P. Awad of Silberstein, Awad & Miklos PC
Case:J.T., Pro Ami v. Long Island Jewish Medical Center, et al.
Type:Delayed Childbirth, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Inadequate Care, Failure to Monitor, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Negligent Tort
9
Amount:$3,625,000.00
Attorneys:William P. Hepner of Wingate Russotti Shapiro & Halperin, LLP
Case:Guest v. Homeowner and Architect
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Fall, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort, Architectural Malpractice, Catastrophic Injury
10
Amount:$3,375,000.00
Attorneys:Michael J. Hurwitz, Stephen J. Murphy of Block O'Toole & Murphy, LLP
Case:Zuniga v. Watkins, et al.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort
11
Amount:$3,200,000.00
Attorneys:William P. Hepner of Wingate Russotti Shapiro & Halperin, LLP
Case:Bricklayer v. General Contractor and Property Owner
Type:Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Fall, Scaffolding Accident, Negligent Tort
12
Amount:$3,075,000.00
Attorneys:Michael J. Hurwitz, Stephen J. Murphy of Block O'Toole & Murphy, LLP
Case:Latimer v. Nolan, et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Fall, Failure to Inform, Negligent Tort
13 (tie)
Amount:$3,000,000.00
Attorneys:David M. Strano of Miller, Montiel & Strano, P.C.
Case:Mangiaracina v. First Manufacturing Co. Inc., et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Fall, Ladder Accident, Negligent Tort
13 (tie)
Amount:$3,000,000.00
Attorneys:James C. Napoli of Caesar & Napoli, PC
Case:Chen v. Cooper
Type:Bicycle Accident, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
13 (tie)
Amount:$3,000,000.00
Attorneys:Harry Rothenberg of The Rothenberg Law Firm, LLP
Case:Plaintiff Worker v. Defendant Commercial Building Landlord
Type:Dangerous Condition, Falling Object, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Workplace Safety, Brain Injury, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
13 (tie)
Amount:$3,000,000.00
Attorneys:Nicholas E. Liakas of Liakas Law, PC
Case:Colon v. Advanced Auto Parts, et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Trip and Fall, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
13 (tie)
Amount:$3,000,000.00
Attorneys:John J. Nonnenmacher of Jacob Oresky & Associates PLLC
Case:Areco v. 214 Franklin LLC, et al.
Type:Construction Accident, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Fall, Scaffolding Accident, Ladder Accident, Abuse of Power, Negligent Tort
14
Amount:$2,990,000.00
Attorneys:Stanley A. Tomkiel, III , Matthew P. Tomkiel of Tomkiel & Tomkiel
Case:Williams v. Metro-North Commuter Railroad Co.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Railroad Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Head-on Collision, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Mass Transit Accident, On-board Accident
15
Amount:$2,870,000.00
Attorneys:Durga P. Bhurtel of Bhurtel Law Firm PLLC
Case:T.R.T., Pro Ami, N.M.I. v. Haines, et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Toxic Exposure, Brain Injury, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability, Lead Poisoning
16
Amount:$2,825,000.00
Attorneys:William J. Loyd, Thomas P. Cleere of Cellino & Barnes
Case:Pereira v. Bestcare Inc.
Type:Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Burn Injury, Inadequate Care, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
17
Amount:$2,750,000.00
Attorneys:David M. Hoffman of Wingate Russotti Shapiro & Halperin, LLP
Case:Avilla v. 5th Midtown LLC, et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Falling Object, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Brain Injury, Demolition Accident, Negligent Tort
18
Amount:$2,600,000.00
Attorneys:Justin M. Blitz , Fredrick A. Schulman of Schulman Blitz, LLP
Case:Lorenzo v. NYCHA
Type:Dangerous Condition, Falling Object, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Breach of Warranty of Habitability, Landlord-Tenant, Failure to Maintain, Negligent Tort
19 (tie)
Amount:$2,500,000.00
Attorneys:S. Joseph Donahue of Block O'Toole & Murphy, LLP
Case:Emmer v. Sidor, R.N., et al
Type:Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Lack of Informed Consent, Negligent Tort
19 (tie)
Amount:$2,500,000.00
Attorneys:William Ricigliano, Shanna M. Bailey of Ricigliano and Filopei, P.C.
Case:Canas v. Con-Ed, et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Trip and Fall, Brain Injury, Negligent Maintenance, Contractor Negligence, Negligent Tort
19 (tie)
Amount:$2,500,000.00
Attorneys:Stephen J. Murphy, David L. Scher of Block O'Toole & Murphy, LLP
Case:Dixon v. Site 5 Dsa Owner LLC, et al.
Type:Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Contractor Negligence, Negligent Tort
19 (tie)
Amount:$2,500,000.00
Attorneys:Joshua D. Kelner of Kelner & Kelner
Case:Cocchi v. City of N.Y. Consolidated with State of N.Y., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
19 (tie)
Amount:$2,500,000.00
Attorneys:Kenneth J. Halperin, Noah R. Katz of Wingate Russotti Shapiro & Halperin, LLP
Case:Ghaghanidze v. Cotton et al.
Type:Construction Accident, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Fall, Contractor Negligence, Negligent Tort
20
Amount:$2,450,000.00
Attorneys:Steven R. Payne , Michael L. Edelman of Ginarte Gallardo Gonzalez & Winograd, LLP
Case:Ruiz v. 1234 Broadway LLC, et al.
Type:Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Fall, Defective Product, Ladder Accident, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability

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