Top 10 Verdicts in New Jersey in 2019

Top 10 Verdicts in New Jersey in 2019We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 10 plaintiff jury verdicts* obtained in New Jersey in the year 2019. The list is comprised of various case types that were tried either in state or federal courts of New Jersey.

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Note: If you have made this list (Top 10 Verdicts in New Jersey in 2019) you have also made the list of Top 20 Verdicts in New Jersey in 2019.

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 submit it to us today.

1
Amount:$125,000,000.00
Attorneys:Liza M. Walsh, Eleonore Ofosu-Antwi, Hector D. Ruiz of Walsh Pizzi O’Reilly Falanga LLP
Case:Eagle View Tech. Inc. v. Xactware Solutions Inc.
Type:Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
2
Amount:$39,000,000.00
Attorneys:Bruce H. Nagel, Andrew L. O’Connor of Nagel Rice, LLP
Case:Agiz v. Heller Industrial Park, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Brain Injury, Negligent Security, Negligent Tort, Amputation
3
Amount:$37,300,000.00
Attorneys:Moshe Maimon of Levy Konigsberg LLP; Christopher J. Panatier of Simon Greenstone Panatier, PC; Christopher M. Placitella of Cohen, Placitella & Roth, P.C.
Case:Barden, et al. v. Johnson & Johnson
Type:Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Defective Product, Talc Exposure, Mesothelioma, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
4
Amount:$28,600,000.00
Attorneys:Carol L. Forte of Blume Forte Fried Zerres & Molinari, P.C.
Case:Szell v. Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation
Type:Hospital Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Paraplegia, Paralysis Injury
5
Amount:$24,300,000.00
Attorneys:Joseph B. Fiorenzo, Stephen M. Klein of Sills Cummis & Gross P.C.
Case:Comprehensive Neurosurgical P.C. v. Valley Hospital
Type:Deceptive Trade Practices, Retaliation, Unfair Business Practices, Unfair Competition, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation, Bad Faith
6
Amount:$17,000,000.00
Attorneys:Paul A. Lauricella, Slade H. McLaughlin of McLaughlin & Lauricella PC
Case:Heaney v. Dadzie, et al.
Type:Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Failure to Monitor, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
7
Amount:$7,677,000.00
Attorneys:James Pagliuca, Andrew L. Chambarry of Gill & Chamas, LLC
Case:Schultz v. Atlas Homes LLC, et al.
Type:Construction Accident, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Fall, Contractor Negligence, Negligent Tort
8
Amount:$6,400,000.00
Attorneys:Paul Castronovo, Thomas A. McKinney of Castronovo & McKinney, LLC
Case:McCarthy v. CareOne Management, LLC
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Race Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
9
Amount:$5,000,000.00
Attorneys:Andrew A. Fraser, Tiffany L. Heineman of Laddey, Clark & Ryan LLP; Martin Liberman of Law office of Martin Liberman
Case:Sklar v. Martin O’Boyle Landscaping, Inc.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip & Fall, Negligent Maintenance, Contractor Negligence, Negligent Tort, Quadriplegia
10
Amount:$4,500,000.00
Attorneys:Harvey Fruchter, Jared B. Weiss of Fruchter, Weiss & Associates LLC
Case:Frederick v. Harrah’s Casino
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Fall, Failure to Maintain, Negligent Tort

* This and other lists of plaintiff jury verdicts, in our publication, may occasionally include a small number of counter- and/or cross-plaintiff verdicts.

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