Top 20 Motor Vehicle Accident Verdicts in New York in 2018

Top 20 Motor Vehicle Accident Verdicts in New York in 2018We are pleased to present to you the list of top 20 plaintiffs' motor vehicle accident 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 Motor Vehicle Accident Verdicts in New York in 2018) you have also made the list of Top 50 Motor Vehicle Accident 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:$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
3
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, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
4
Amount:$14,705,000.00
Attorneys:Charles J. Hurowitz, Michael J. Mingino of Subin Associates, LLP
Case:Caldwell v. New York City Transit Authority, et al.
Type:Bus Accident, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
5
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
6
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
7
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
8
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
9
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
10
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
11
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
12
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
13
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
14
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
15
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
16
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
17
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
18
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
19
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
20
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

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