Top 20 Work Accident Settlements in the United States in 2018

Top 20 Work Accident Settlements in the United States in 2018We are pleased to present to you the list of top 20 work accident settlements obtained in the United States in the year 2018. The list is comprised of cases filed either in a state or federal court, and 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 20 Work Accident Settlements in the United States in 2018) you have also made the list of Top 50 Work Accident Settlements in the United States 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:$54,350,000.00
Attorneys:Kenneth F. Fulginiti, Sarah F. Dooley of Duffy + Fulginiti
Case:Doe v. U-Haul Company of Pennsylvania, et al.
Type:Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Burn Injury, Negligent Tort, Catastrophic Injury
State:Pennsylvania
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
State:Pennsylvania
3
Amount:$33,300,000.00
Attorneys:Clayton Fitzsimmons, Mark Colantonio of Fitzsimmons Law Firm, PLLC
Case:Plaintiffs v. Recycling Plant Owner
Type:Dangerous Condition, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort
State:West Virginia
4
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
5
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
6
Amount:$13,600,000.00
Attorneys:Luke Ellis, Kristin M. Lucey of GJEL Accident Attorneys
Case:Estate of Indugula v. Salesforce.com Inc., et al.
Type:Premises Liability, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Workplace Safety, Wrongful Death, Failure to Train, Negligent Tort
State:California
7
Amount:$12,000,000.00
Attorneys:David H. Perecman, Steven B. Dorfman of The Perecman Firm, PLLC
Case:Schramm v. City of New York, et al.
Type:Construction Accident, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Workplace Safety, Brain Injury, Fall, Ladder Accident, Demolition Accident, Negligent Tort
State:New York
8
Amount:$10,250,000.00
Attorneys:Patrick T. Jones, Timothy C. Kelleher III, Leonard T. Evers of Jones Kelleher, LLP
Case:Decedent Worker’s Estate v. General Contractor, et al.
Type:Construction Accident, Negligent Supervision, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Wrongful Death, Fall, Contractor Negligence, Negligent Tort
State:Massachusetts
9
Amount:$8,225,000.00
Attorneys:Michael A. Gallardo, John J. Ratkowitz of Ginarte Gallardo Gonzalez & Winograd, LLP
Case:Criollo v. Clark Developers, et al.
Type:Construction Accident, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Fall, Scaffolding Accident, Contractor Negligence
State:New Jersey
10
Amount:$7,600,000.00
Attorneys:Robert J. Mongeluzzi, David L. Kwass, David J. Langsam of Saltz Mongeluzzi Barrett & Bendesky PC
Case:Graves v. Wastquip LLC, et al.
Type:Falling Object, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Workplace Safety, Crane Accident
State:New Jersey
11
Amount:$7,500,000.00
Attorneys:Michael F. Bonamarte, IV, John J. Perconti, Margaret P. Battersby Black of Levin & Perconti; Roy C. Dripps of Armbruster, Dripps, Winterscheidt & Blotevogel, LLC
Case:Perez-Mosetty, et al. v. American Tugs, et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Failure to Maintain, Negligent Tort, Admiralty Law, Jones Act
State:Illinois
12
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
State:Pennsylvania
13
Amount:$6,400,000.00
Attorneys:Steven G. Wigrizer, Jason S. Weiss of Wapner Newman Wigrizer Brecher & Miller
Case:Wilson v. Low Bid Inc., et al.
Type:Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Falling Object, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Brain Injury, Contractor Negligence, Negligent Tort
State:New Jersey
14
Amount:$6,225,000.00
Attorneys:Anthony E. Vieira, Stephen M. Johnson, Campbell W. Filmer of Berglund & Johnson
Case:Meadows v. IEM, L.L.C.
Type:Breach of Warranty, Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Product Liability, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Burn Injury, Failure to Maintain, Electrical Injury, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
State:California
15 (tie)
Amount:$6,000,000.00
Attorneys:Matthew D. Ports of Pfaff, Gill & Ports Ltd.
Case:Estate of Stone v. Agridyne L.L.C.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Toxic Exposure, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Wrongful Death, Failure to Train, Negligent Tort
State:Illinois
15 (tie)
Amount:$6,000,000.00
Attorneys:Tina B. Odjaghian of Odjaghian Law Group
Case:Ortiz v. Wolfe Roofing Co.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort
State:California
16
Amount:$5,625,000.00
Attorneys:Peter Chamas of Gill & Chamas, LLC
Case:Smith v. Blue Rock Construction Inc., et al.
Type:Construction Accident, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Brain Injury, Fall, Failure to Supervise
State:New Jersey
17 (tie)
Amount:$5,350,000.00
Attorneys:Robert I. Feinberg, Alexis A. Cahill, John B. Johnson of Feinberg & Alban PC
Case:21-Year-Old Roofer v. General Contractor
Type:Construction Accident, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Fall, Contractor Negligence, Negligent Tort
State:Massachusetts
17 (tie)
Amount:$5,350,000.00
Attorneys:Barry R. Eichen, Christopher J. Conrad of Eichen Crutchlow Zaslow, LLP
Case:Ward v. Aurolife Pharma, et al.
Type:Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Brain Injury, Fall, Contractor Negligence
State:New Jersey
18
Amount:$5,150,000.00
Attorneys:Jonathan P. LaCour of Employees First Labor Law; Ruben Montoya of Montoya Law
Case:Hansen v. United Parcel Service
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Brain Injury
State:California
19
Amount:$4,750,000.00
Attorneys:Brett M. Schatz of Law Office of Brett M. Schatz P.C.
Case:Estate Of Krawczyk v. T.G. Nickel & Associates L.L.C., et al.
Type:Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Falling Object, Negligent Supervision, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Wrongful Death, Negligent Training, Negligent Tort
State:New York
20
Amount:$4,500,000.00
Attorneys:Eric J. Parker, Susan M. Bourque, Heather M. Boutet (Cox) of Parker Scheer LLP
Case:Estate of Decedent v. General Contractor
Type:Construction Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Negligent Supervision, Truck Accident, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Wrongful Death, Contractor Negligence, Negligent Tort
State:Massachusetts

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