Top 20 Personal Injury Settlements in the United States in 2018

Top 20 Personal Injury Settlements in the United States in 2018We are pleased to present to you the list of top 20 Personal Injury settlements obtained in the United States in the year 2018. The list is comprised of various case types that were filed either in state or federal courts.

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

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1
Amount:$358,000,000.00
Attorneys:Tara D. Sutton of Robins Kaplan LLP; Adam M. Slater of Mazie Slater Katz & Freeman LLC; Troy A. Rafferty of Levin Papantonio Thomas Mitchell Rafferty & Proctor, P.A.; Christopher L. Coffin of Pendley, Baudin & Coffin, LLP
Case:In Re Benicar Products Liability Litigation
Type:Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Pharmacy Malpractice, Product Liability
State:New Jersey
2
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
State:Pennsylvania
3
Amount:$47,500,000.00
Attorneys:Timothy G. Tietjen of Rouda Feder Tietjen & McGuinn; Alan J. Jang of Jang & Associates, LLP
Case:Rowe, et al. v. PG&E, et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Falling Object, Government Negligence, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
State:California
4
Amount:$46,000,000.00
Attorneys:Brian J. Panish, Daniel W. Dunbar, Alexander J. Behar, Matthew J. Stumpf of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP
Case:Lo v. Consolazio, et al.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:California
5
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
State:Pennsylvania
6
Amount:$40,000,000.00
Attorneys:Patricia E. Anderson, David M. Beninger of Luvera Law Firm; Alisa R. Brodkowitz, Kenneth R. Friedman, Rachel Luke of Friedman | Rubin
Case:Sanchez v. Airbus Helicopters, et al.
Type:Aviation Accident, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Burn Injury, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Training, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Catastrophic Injury
State:Washington
7
Amount:$35,000,000.00
Attorneys:Kathryn L. Conway, Joseph A. Power Jr., Joseph W. Balesteri of Power Rogers & Smith, L.L.P.
Case:A.A., Pro Ami v. Burdock, et al.
Type:Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth, Delayed Diagnosis, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Failure to Monitor, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Negligent Tort
State:Illinois
8
Amount:$30,000,000.00
Attorneys:Gregory L. Bentley, Clare H. Lucich, Keith P. More, Matthew W. Clark of Bentley & More LLP
Case:Dominguez v. Trucking Co.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Truck Accident, Brain Injury, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Hiring, Failure to Train, Negligent Tort
State:California
9
Amount:$28,050,000.00
Attorneys:Keith L. Kessler, Brian F. Ladenburg, Brad J. Moore of Stritmatter Kessler Koehler Moore; Michael W. Montgomery of The Law Offices of Harold D. Carr
Case:Seward v. State of Washington, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident, Quadriplegia
State:Washington
10 (tie)
Amount:$26,000,000.00
Attorneys:Gregory L. Bentley, Keith P. More, Matthew W. Clark, Jaimi M. Groothuis, Natasha Axelrod of Bentley & More LLP
Case:Munoz, et al. v. Driver
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort
State:California
10 (tie)
Amount:$26,000,000.00
Attorneys:Michael A. Hersh, John J. Uustal, Catherine C. Darlson of Kelley Uustal PLC
Case:Gonzales, et al. v. Lifetime Brands Inc.
Type:Personal Injury, Product Liability, Burn Injury, Defective Product, Strict Liability
State:Florida
11
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
State:New York
12
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
State:Pennsylvania
13
Amount:$22,500,000.00
Attorneys:Sal Indomenico of Sal Indomenico and Associates, P.C.
Case:A.L., Pro Ami v. St. Alexius Medical Center
Type:Hospital Malpractice, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Failure to Monitor, Negligent Tort
State:Illinois
14
Amount:$22,000,000.00
Attorneys:Morgan A. Stewart of Manly, Stewart & Finaldi
Case:John, et al. v. Los Angeles Unified School District, et al.
Type:Personal Injury, School Safety, Sexual Abuse, Intentional Tort, Children's Rights
State:California
15 (tie)
Amount:$20,500,000.00
Attorneys:William D. Shapiro of The Law Offices of William D. Shapiro
Case:Turner v. City of Banning
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
State:California
15 (tie)
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
State:Pennsylvania
16
Amount:$20,000,000.00
Attorneys:Jennifer Byrne of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; Deborah A. Ferguson of Ferguson Durham, PLLC
Case:USA v. Placer Mining Corp., et al.
Type:Personal Injury, Pollution, Environmental Protection, Strict Liability, Lead Poisoning
State:Idaho
17
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
State:Pennsylvania
18
Amount:$19,300,000.00
Attorneys:Timothy R. Tesh, Jonathan Van Eck of Law Offices of Ressler & Tesh, PLLC
Case:Coster v. State of Washington, et al.
Type:Assault and Battery, Government Negligence, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Intentional Tort, Children's Rights, Child Abuse, Failure to Protect, Negligent Tort, Child Protection, Quadriplegia
State:Washington
19
Amount:$18,500,000.00
Attorneys:Matthew L. Williams of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard PC
Case:Guavara v. USA
Type:Delayed Treatment, Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort
State:Illinois
20
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
State:Pennsylvania

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