Top 10 Settlements in Pennsylvania in 2018

Top 10 Settlements in Pennsylvania in 2018We are pleased to present to you the list of top 10 settlements obtained in Pennsylvania in the year 2018. The list is comprised of various case types that were filed either in state or federal courts of Pennsylvania, 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 10 Settlements in Pennsylvania in 2018) you have also made the list of Top 20 Settlements in Pennsylvania 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 settlement should be on this list, please contact us today.

1
Amount:$160,000,000.00
Attorneys:Alan M. Feldman, Daniel J. Mann, Edward S. Goldis of Feldman Shepherd Wohlgelernter Tanner Weinstock & Dodig LLP; Andrew R. Duffy, Robert J. Mongeluzzi, Benjamin J. Baer of Saltz Mongeluzzi Barrett & Bendesky PC; Kenneth F. Fulginiti, Thomas J. Duffy, Sarah F. Dooley of Duffy + Fulginiti
Case:Galdamez, et al. v. U-Haul Co. of Pennsylvania, et al.
Type:Personal Injury, Product Liability, Wrongful Death, Burn Injury, Defective Product, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
2
Amount:$44,000,000.00
Attorneys:Neil T. Murray, Thomas Sheridan, Frank Mangiaracina of Sheridan & Murray
Case:Burgess v. Patterson UTI, et al.
Type:Falling Object, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Workplace Safety, Defective Product, Contractor Negligence, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability, Quadriplegia
3
Amount:$24,100,000.00
Attorneys:Andrew R. Duffy of Saltz Mongeluzzi Barrett & Bendesky PC; L. Leonard Lundy, Frederic Augonnet of Lundy Law
Case:Oates v. C Raymond Davis & Sons
Type:Construction Accident, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Brain Injury, Fall, Contractor Negligence, Negligent Tort
4
Amount:$20,500,000.00
Attorneys:Michael V. Tinari, Christopher P. Fleming of Leonard, Sciolla, Leonard & Tinari LLP
Case:Owens v. U.S. Facilities, et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Government Negligence, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Brain Injury, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort, Paraplegia, Paralysis Injury
5
Amount:$19,700,000.00
Attorneys:Robert W. Murphy of Murphy Law Firm (FL); Seth R. Lesser of Klafter Olsen & Lesser LLP; Cary L. Flitter of Flitter Milz, P.C.; Robert E. Duff of The Law Office of Robert E. Duff
Case:McCalvin, et al. v. Condor Holdco Securitization Trust, et al.
Type:Class Action, Deceptive Trade Practices, Consumer Protection, Debt Collection
6
Amount:$19,500,000.00
Attorneys:Matthew Casey of Ross Feller Casey, LLP
Case:Hughes v. Hospital, et al.
Type:Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Failure to Refer, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
7 (tie)
Amount:$17,000,000.00
Attorneys:Yolanda French Lollis, Adrian M. Lowe, Ronda B. Goldfein of AIDS Law Project of Pennsylvania; Shanon J. Carson, John Albanese, E. Michelle Drake, Sarah R. Schalman-Bergen of Berger & Montague PC; Sally Friedman, Monica Webly, Karla M. Lopez of Legal Action Center
Case:Beckett, et al. v. Aetna Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract, Civil Rights Violation, Class Action, Deceptive Trade Practices, Invasion of Privacy, Unjust Enrichment, Consumer Protection, Emotional Distress, Negligent Tort
7 (tie)
Amount:$17,000,000.00
Attorneys:Matthew Casey of Ross Feller Casey, LLP
Case:W.R.H., Pro Ami v. Wilkes Barre Hospital Co., et al.
Type:Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
8
Amount:$16,475,000.00
Attorneys:Brian S. Chacker of Gay & Chacker
Case:Le v. TM Kovacevich, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
9
Amount:$6,750,000.00
Attorneys:Matthew T. Stone, Carl R. Wilander, Lorraine Donnelly of Wilkes & McHugh
Case:Estate of Brace v. Garden Spot Village, et al.
Type:Negligent Supervision, Nursing Home Malpractice, Personal Injury, Sexual Assault, Fall, Intentional Tort, Inadequate Care, Negligent Tort
10
Amount:$6,500,000.00
Attorneys:David L. Kwass, Adam J. Pantano of Saltz Mongeluzzi Barrett & Bendesky PC
Case:Chipps v. Maxim Crane Works, et al.
Type:Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Falling Object, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Wrongful Death, Failure to Train, Crane Accident, Negligent Tort

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