Top 20 Personal Injury Settlements in New Jersey in 2019

Top 20 Personal Injury Settlements in New Jersey in 2019We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 20 personal injury settlements obtained in New Jersey in the year 2019. The list is comprised of cases filed either in a state or federal court, 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 20 Personal Injury Settlements in New Jersey in 2019) you have also made the list of Top 50 Personal Injury Settlements 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 settlement should be on this list, please submit it to us today.

1
Amount:$19,200,000.00
Attorneys:David A. Mazie, Matthew R. Mendelsohn, David M. Freeman of Mazie Slater Katz & Freeman LLC
Case:Henderson v. Elizabethtown Gas et al.
Type:Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Burn Injury, Gas Leak, Utility Negligence, Negligent Tort, Gas Explosion
2
Amount:$12,750,000.00
Attorneys:David A. Mazie, Adam M. Epstein of Mazie Slater Katz & Freeman LLC
Case:Gillespie v. New Jersey Transit Corp., et al.
Type:Bus Accident, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, DUI, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Negligent Retention
3
Amount:$5,100,000.00
Attorneys:Bruce H. Nagel, Susan F. Connors of Nagel Rice, LLP
Case:Ryan v. Shih, et al.
Type:Delayed Treatment, Failure to Diagnose, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Failure to Test
4 (tie)
Amount:$5,000,000.00
Attorneys:Michael F. Lombardi, Nicole M. Lombardi of Lombardi & Lombardi, P.A.
Case:Doglio v. Rutgers Medical School, et al.
Type:Government Negligence, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Surgical Error, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Neurosurgery Malpractice, Paraplegia, Paralysis Injury
4 (tie)
Amount:$5,000,000.00
Attorneys:Daryl L. Zaslow of Eichen Crutchlow Zaslow, LLP
Case:Vinci v. Montemurro, et al.
Type:Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
5
Amount:$4,750,000.00
Attorneys:James D. Martin of Martin Kane Kuper LLC
Case:Dembitsky v. Defendant Hotel
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip & Fall, Negligent Tort
6
Amount:$4,600,000.00
Attorneys:Brian Fritz, Kristy McCabe of Fritz & Bianculli
Case:Baker v. Campbell, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
7
Amount:$4,000,000.00
Attorneys:John M. Dodig, Jason A. Daria of Feldman Shepherd Wohlgelernter Tanner Weinstock & Dodig LLP
Case:Leon v. Shuhart, et al.
Type:Construction Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Contractor Negligence, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
8
Amount:$3,700,000.00
Attorneys:John S. Voynick, Jr., Andrew J. Renda, Jr. of Renda & Voynick
Case:Diamante v. City Of New York, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
9
Amount:$3,250,000.00
Attorneys:Paul M. da Costa, Daniel B. Devinney of Snyder Sarno D'Aniello Maceri & da Costa LLC
Case:Camilo v. Yenicay, et al.
Type:Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Anesthesia Error, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
10
Amount:$2,250,000.00
Attorneys:Daryl L. Zaslow of Eichen Crutchlow Zaslow, LLP
Case:Seo v. Academy Bus Lines
Type:Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
11
Amount:$2,225,000.00
Attorneys:Edward P. Capozzi, Corey A. Dietz of Brach Eichler LLC
Case:Alvarez v. Rodriguez-Esprit, et al.
Type:Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, School Bus Accident, Negligent Tort
12
Amount:$2,075,000.00
Attorneys:Dean R. Maglione, Elizabeth A. Boylan of The Maglione Firm, P.C.
Case:Cuff v. UPS, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Head-on Collision, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
13
Amount:$2,000,000.00
Attorneys:Paul G. Hunczak, David L. Johnson of Morris Downing & Sherred
Case:Rodriguez v. NJ Transit, et al.
Type:Bus Accident, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Mass Transit Accident, Single-Vehicle Accident, Amputation
14
Amount:$1,970,000.00
Attorneys:Richard Galex of Lomurro, Munson, Comer, Brown & Schottland
Case:Chen v. Sathaye
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
15
Amount:$1,875,000.00
Attorneys:Michael J. Maggiano, Christopher T. DiGirolamo of Maggiano, DiGirolamo & Lizzi P.C.
Case:Phillipe v. Merians
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
16
Amount:$1,800,000.00
Attorneys:Lawrence A. LeBrocq of Garces, Grabler & LeBrocq, PC
Case:Rodriguez-Flores v. Apg, et al.
Type:Business Liability, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Failure to Maintain, Forklift Accident, Negligent Tort
17 (tie)
Amount:$1,750,000.00
Attorneys:Andrew L. Statmore of Fredson, Statmore & Bitterman
Case:Merlucci v. Ibelli
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort
17 (tie)
Amount:$1,750,000.00
Attorneys:Erroll J. Haythorn of Gill & Chamas, LLC
Case:Verdiglone v. Ellenberg
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort
18
Amount:$1,700,000.00
Attorneys:Jose W. Hernandez, Adam M. Kotlar of Kotlar Hernandez & Cohen L.L.C
Case:Cannon v. South Jersey Transportation Authority, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
19 (tie)
Amount:$1,500,000.00
Attorneys:William A. Bock of Gill & Chamas, LLC
Case:Tomasi v. Shop Rite
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip & Fall, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
19 (tie)
Amount:$1,500,000.00
Attorneys:Michael A. Gallardo, Robert H. Baumgarten of Ginarte Gallardo Gonzalez & Winograd, LLP
Case:Gelmi v. Hartz, et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip & Fall, Failure to Maintain, Contractor Negligence, Negligent Tort
20
Amount:$1,495,000.00
Attorneys:Jay Silvio Mascolo, Matthew G. Bonanno of Rebenack Aronow & Mascolo LLP
Case:Decastro v. DGMB Casino LLC
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Trip & Fall, Negligent Tort

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