Top 50 Personal Injury Verdicts in New York in 2018

Top 50 Personal Injury Verdicts in New York in 2018We are pleased to present to you the list of top 50 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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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
21
Amount:$8,000,000.00
Attorneys:Gonzalo G. Suarez, Mary A. Walling of Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo P.C.
Case:Vandewater v. Buchin, M.D., et al.
Type:Delayed Treatment, Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Failure to Monitor, Negligent Tort
22
Amount:$7,605,700.00
Attorneys:Keith J. Clarke, Christopher B. Meagher of Meagher & Meagher, P.C.
Case:A.F., Pro Ami v. Parvez, M.D., et al.
Type:Delayed Treatment, Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort
23
Amount:$7,100,000.00
Attorneys:Kevin B. Lynch, Sean E. Lebson of Scaffidi & Associates
Case:D.H., Pro Ami v. Medows, M.D., et al.
Type:Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Failure to Treat, Eye Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
24
Amount:$6,966,000.00
Attorneys:Joseph W. Belluck, Seth A. Dymond of Belluck & Fox LLP
Case:Stock v. Jenkins Bros.
Type:Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Workplace Safety, Defective Product, Mesothelioma, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
25
Amount:$6,689,094.00
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, Negligent Tort
26
Amount:$6,340,000.00
Attorneys:Michael T. Ridge of Law Offices of Michael T. Ridge
Case:Martinez v. The City of NY
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
27
Amount:$6,300,000.00
Attorneys:Brian M. King of Law Office of Brian M. King PC
Case:Martinez v. Rainbow Transit
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
28
Amount:$6,100,000.00
Attorneys:Todd A. Restivo of Restivo & Murphy LLP
Case:Wynter v. Transdev Services, et al.
Type:Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
29
Amount:$5,750,000.00
Attorneys:Michael Levine of Rappaport, Glass, Levine & Zullo, LLP
Case:Barrett v. Smith
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
30
Amount:$5,224,972.00
Attorneys:Talay Hafiz of Deangelis & Hafiz
Case:Pereira v. Cabrera, et al.
Type:Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Mass Transit Accident, On-board Accident
31
Amount:$4,730,398.00
Attorneys:Seth A. Harris, Sheri E. Holland of Burns & Harris
Case:Ecchevaria v. Parkash
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Trip and Fall, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
32
Amount:$4,192,500.00
Attorneys:Kristina M. Georgiou of Napoli Shkolnik PLLC
Case:Bonavita v. Quibble Cab Corp., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Multi-Vehicle Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
33
Amount:$3,844,749.00
Attorneys:Jacob Oresky, John J. Nonnenmacher of Jacob Oresky & Associates PLLC
Case:Leon v. East Harlem Council for Human Servs., et al.
Type:Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Fall, Demolition Accident, Negligent Tort
34
Amount:$3,743,000.00
Attorneys:David H. Mayer of Sacks & Sacks LLP
Case:Regan v. City of New York, et al.
Type:Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Fall, Negligent Tort
35
Amount:$3,646,087.00
Attorneys:Raymond D. McElfish, Jamie M. Diamond of McElfish Law Firm; Jonathan P. Kieffer of Wagstaff & Cartmell, LLP; Douglas M. Colbert of Law Office of Douglas M. Colber
Case:Bauta v. Greyhound Lines Inc., et al.
Type:Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Mass Transit Accident
36
Amount:$3,555,176.00
Attorneys:Kevin G. Lillis, Nick Gjelaj of Mullaney & Gjelaj
Case:Roldan v. Gersten
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
37
Amount:$3,493,666.00
Attorneys:David J. Clegg of Law Offices of David J. Clegg
Case:Vansickle v. McLean
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort
38
Amount:$3,355,000.00
Attorneys:William Schwitzer of William Schwitzer & Associates, PC
Case:Morrobel v. Alicea, et al.
Type:Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Mass Transit Accident
39
Amount:$3,300,000.00
Attorneys:William Schwitzer, Rory M. Shectman of William Schwitzer & Associates, PC
Case:Maitre v. Vazquez, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
40
Amount:$3,285,000.00
Attorneys:Aleksandr S. Cherny of Cherny & Podolsky PLLC
Case:Vargas v. Wakefern Food Corp., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
41
Amount:$3,068,379.00
Attorneys:John J. Appell of Law Offices of Appell & Parrinelli
Case:B.M., Pro Ami v. Jean-Gills, M.D.
Type:Birth Injury, Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Surgical Error, Failure to Inform, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Erroneous Treatment, Shoulder Dystocia, Erb's Palsy, Negligent Tort
42
Amount:$3,060,000.00
Attorneys:Andrew G. Meier of Burns & Harris
Case:Ormond v. MTA/NYCTA
Type:Dangerous Condition, Government Negligence, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Trip and Fall, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort, Mass Transit Accident
43 (tie)
Amount:$3,000,000.00
Attorneys:Amy Rameau of The Rameau Law Firm
Case:Jennings v. Police Officer Yurkiw, et al.
Type:Assault and Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Personal Injury, Intentional Tort, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct
43 (tie)
Amount:$3,000,000.00
Attorneys:Robert A. Siegel of Law Office of Robert A. Siegel
Case:Debicharran v. Draguc
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
43 (tie)
Amount:$3,000,000.00
Attorneys:Dean P. Smith, Joshua I. Ramos of Ramos & Ramos; Wayne C. Felle of Wayne C. Felle, P.C.
Case:Milligan v. Bifulco, et al.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Brain Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Single-Vehicle Accident
44
Amount:$2,999,000.00
Attorneys:James C. Napoli of Caesar & Napoli, PC
Case:Han v. Pandora Travel Inc.
Type:Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Entrustment, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Mass Transit Accident, Single-Vehicle Accident
45
Amount:$2,950,000.00
Attorneys:Steven B. Dorfman of Friedman & Moses, LLP
Case:Singh v. NYC Transit Authority
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Railroad Accident, Negligent Security, Negligent Training, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Mass Transit Accident
46
Amount:$2,600,000.00
Attorneys:Scott A. Steinberg, Joshua N. Stein of Greenberg & Stein, P.C.
Case:Vergara v. Metropolitan Transportation Authority, et al.
Type:Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Trip and Fall, Brain Injury, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort, Mass Transit Accident
47
Amount:$2,508,800.00
Attorneys:Beth M. Diamond, Jordan S. Finkelstein of Dinkes & Schwitzer; Nick Banilov of Banilov & Assocates, PC
Case:Casanova v. Cioffi, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
48 (tie)
Amount:$2,400,000.00
Attorneys:Blake Goldfarb, Seth A. Harris of Burns & Harris
Case:Ruiz v. 960 Management Inc., et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Fall, Breach of Warranty of Habitability, Landlord-Tenant, Failure to Maintain, Negligent Tort
48 (tie)
Amount:$2,400,000.00
Attorneys:Thomas P. Markovits of Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C.
Case:Campbell v. St. Barnabas Hospital
Type:Personal Injury, Trip and Fall, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
49
Amount:$2,375,000.00
Attorneys:Robert H. Wolff of Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP
Case:Mansfield v. 1520 Sedgwick NY LLC, et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Trip and Fall, Breach of Warranty of Habitability, Landlord-Tenant, Failure to Maintain, Negligent Tort
50
Amount:$2,130,000.00
Attorneys:Peter S. Gordon of Gordon & Gordon
Case:Ehrhardt v. Mastromonaco
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort

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