Top 50 Motor Vehicle Accident Verdicts in New York in 2018

Top 50 Motor Vehicle Accident Verdicts in New York in 2018We are pleased to present to you the list of top 50 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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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
21 (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
21 (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
22
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
23
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
24
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
25
Amount:$1,903,500.00
Attorneys:Richard A. Grimm, III of Magavern Magavern Grimm LLP
Case:Beaton v. Beaton
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Single-Vehicle Accident
26
Amount:$1,773,400.00
Attorneys:Raymond V. Nicotera of Law Offices of Raymond V. Nicotera
Case:Vicari v. Holland
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
27
Amount:$1,600,000.00
Attorneys:Sal A. Spano of Edelman, Krasin & Jaye, PLLC; Scott C. Lockwood of Scott C. Lockwood
Case:Hirsch v. Caliendo
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
28
Amount:$1,200,000.00
Attorneys:F. David Rusin, Arienne J. Irving of William Mattar, PC
Case:Golimowski v. Town of Cheektowaga, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
29
Amount:$1,016,000.00
Attorneys:Ellen Buchholz, Shawn M. Alfano of Buttafuoco & Associates
Case:Ozkul v. Garcia
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
30 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Gary B. Pillersdorf, Andrew H. Pillersdorf of The Pillersdorf Law Firm
Case:Fasolas v. Bobcat of NY Inc., et al.
Type:Failure to Warn, Falling Object, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Wrongful Death, Defective Product, Failure to Train, Loader Accident, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability, Single-Vehicle Accident
30 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Arnold I. Bernstein of Bernstein & Bernstein
Case:Feliz v. Hartrey
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort
31
Amount:$930,000.00
Attorneys:Bruce S. Povman, Adam W. Scheninbach of Morton Povman, PC.
Case:Pagan v. Paradise, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
32
Amount:$860,000.00
Attorneys:Mark E. Goldberg, Anthony J. Mamo, Jr., Enoch C. Brady of Brady Goldberg Law
Case:Robalino v. Martinez, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
33
Amount:$840,000.00
Attorneys:Brian M. King of Law Office of Brian M. King PC
Case:Camas v. Estrella
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
34
Amount:$830,000.00
Attorneys:Dennis J. Sweeny of Sweeny & Sweeny
Case:Kandell v. Miss
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
35
Amount:$800,000.00
Attorneys:Ronald C. Burke, Brian P. Hurley of Kelner & Kelner
Case:Kleinman v. Liebowitz
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Head-on Collision, Negligent Tort
36
Amount:$650,000.00
Attorneys:Martin Wolf of Wolf & Associates, PLLC
Case:Estate of Pytel v. Thalblum, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Medication Error, Negligent Tort
37 (tie)
Amount:$625,000.00
Attorneys:Charles P. Gassler of Gassler & O'Rourke, P.C.
Case:Sam v. Mirtil, et al.
Type:Bus Accident, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Mass Transit Accident
37 (tie)
Amount:$625,000.00
Attorneys:Jeffrey Stern of Winston & Strawn, LLP
Case:Madmony v. City of NY, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Emergency Vehicle Accident
38
Amount:$520,000.00
Attorneys:Robert S. Bruschini, Thomas J. Mortati of Martin, Harding & Mazzotti, LLP
Case:Berg v. Knott
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
39
Amount:$500,000.00
Attorneys:William R. Hamel of Dinkes & Schwitzer; Albert Kim of William Schwitzer & Associates, PC
Case:Garcia v. Rosario, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
40
Amount:$495,000.00
Attorneys:Dominick W. Lavelle, Emily K. Lavelle of Law Offices of Dominick W. Lavelle; Zachary P. Reibstein, Allen J. Goldberg of Bergman, Bergman, Fields & Lamonsoff, LLP; Frank J. Laurino of Law Offices of Frank J. Laurino
Case:Romero v. Waith, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
41
Amount:$475,000.00
Attorneys:Sheri E. Holland of Burns & Harris
Case:Williams v. Glazer, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Multi-Vehicle Accident, Negligent Tort
42
Amount:$440,000.00
Attorneys:Denis J. Bastible of Cellino & Barnes
Case:Jayes v. Andolina
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
43
Amount:$430,000.00
Attorneys:Joel Schmelkin of Schmelkin Associates, P.C.
Case:Speziale v. Lios, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
44
Amount:$425,000.00
Attorneys:Steven D. Michelstein of Michelstein & Associates, PLLC
Case:White v. Phillips
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
45
Amount:$375,750.00
Attorneys:Aron S. Wolf of Law Offices of Aron S. Wolf
Case:Lerner v. Estate of Doudarev, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Multi-Vehicle Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
46 (tie)
Amount:$350,000.00
Attorneys:Moshe Borukh of Spar & Bernstein P.C.
Case:Lewis-Hyatt v. Abdouiaye, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
46 (tie)
Amount:$350,000.00
Attorneys:Gary S. Park, Jihyun Choi, Thomas J. Solomon of Law Offices of Gary S. Park, P.C.
Case:Park v. Kim, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
46 (tie)
Amount:$350,000.00
Attorneys:Seth M. Katz of The Law Offices of Eric H. Green & Associates
Case:Vargas v. Lamacchia, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Multi-Vehicle Accident, Negligent Tort
47
Amount:$340,000.00
Attorneys:Steve Anduze of Law Office of Steve Anduze
Case:Fells v. Herrera
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort
48
Amount:$320,000.00
Attorneys:Gary Slobin of Alpert Slobin & Rubenstein LLP
Case:Bobroff v. Akselrud
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
49 (tie)
Amount:$300,000.00
Attorneys:Gary J. Mandel of Law Offices of Gary Mandel
Case:Ramirez v. Zutler
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
49 (tie)
Amount:$300,000.00
Attorneys:Alexis Diaz, Paul A. Chin of Burns & Harris
Case:Abrams v. Amboy Bus Co.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, School Bus Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
49 (tie)
Amount:$300,000.00
Attorneys:Gregory J. Cannata of Gregory J. Cannata & Associates, LLP
Case:Camillo v. Nunez, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
49 (tie)
Amount:$300,000.00
Attorneys:John A. Weber of Law Firm of Vaughn, Weber & Prakope, PLLC
Case:Noschese v. Markowitz, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
49 (tie)
Amount:$300,000.00
Attorneys:Christopher B. Meagher of Meagher & Meagher, P.C.
Case:Sievers v. Barrero
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
50
Amount:$287,000.00
Attorneys:Alexander Kran, III of Leav & Steinberg, LLP
Case:Douglas v. City of NY, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior

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