Top 20 Personal Injury Verdicts in New Jersey in 2019

Top 20 Personal Injury Verdicts in New Jersey in 2019We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 20 personal injury 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 20 Personal Injury Verdicts in New Jersey in 2019) you have also made the list of Top 50 Personal Injury 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:$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
2
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
3
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
4
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
5
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
6
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
7
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
8
Amount:$3,650,000.00
Attorneys:Evan J. Lide of Stark & Stark
Case:Zaburski v. Klein
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
9
Amount:$3,648,030.00
Attorneys:David M. Schmid of Stark & Stark
Case:Simmons v. Staples Inc.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Trip & Fall, Negligent Tort
10
Amount:$3,225,580.00
Attorneys:Kimberly L. Gozsa of Levinson Axelrod, P.A.
Case:Cook-Stubbs v. CPG Partners L.P., LLC, et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip & Fall, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
11
Amount:$2,582,223.00
Attorneys:Brian S. Chacker of Gay & Chacker
Case:Heiser v. Soble, et al.
Type:Delayed Diagnosis, Delayed Treatment, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Failure to Refer, Negligent Tort, Failure to Test
12
Amount:$2,579,000.00
Attorneys:Gerald H. Clark, Mark W. Morris of Clark Law Firm, PC
Case:Silva v. Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.
Type:Construction Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Workplace Safety, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
13
Amount:$2,500,000.00
Attorneys:James D. Martin of Martin Kane Kuper LLC
Case:Ronneberg v. Sullivan
Type:Delayed Diagnosis, Delayed Treatment, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Surgical Error, Failure to Refer, Negligent Tort, Podiatry Malpractice, Failure to Test
14
Amount:$2,343,701.00
Attorneys:John T. Dooley, Sean M. McMonagle of Law Offices of John T. Dooley, P.C.
Case:O’Connell v. Network Construction Co. Inc.
Type:Construction Accident, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Trip & Fall, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Failure to Supervise, Failure to Hire, Negligent Tort
15
Amount:$2,260,000.00
Attorneys:Donna H. Clancy of Clancy Law Firm P.C.; Darren Audino of Bardsley, Benedict + Cholden, LLP; Vincent P. Manning of Manning, Caliendo & Thomson, PA
Case:Bracken v. Torcon Inc.
Type:Construction Accident, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Contractor Negligence, Negligent Tort
16
Amount:$2,083,105.00
Attorneys:Marvin R. Walden Jr. of Greenberg & Walden, LLC
Case:Carmon v. Jarmon
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Head-on Collision, Multi-Vehicle Accident, Negligent Tort
17
Amount:$1,750,000.00
Attorneys:Lee D. Rosenfeld, Jennifer Gomez-Hardy of Messa & Associates, PC
Case:McGlinchey v. Tran
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
18
Amount:$1,747,503.00
Attorneys:Julie E. Nugent, Robert E. Paarz of Weiss & Paarz P.C.
Case:A.M., Pro Ami v. Grencavich, et al.
Type:Birth Injury, Hospital Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Failure to Inform, Shoulder Dystocia, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
19
Amount:$1,716,781.00
Attorneys:James M. Pocchia of James M. Pocchia, Attorney at Law; Salvatore Imbornone Jr. of McHugh & Imbornone, P.A.
Case:Thomas v. Dicker
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
20
Amount:$1,500,000.00
Attorneys:Matthew R. Mendelsohn, Adam M. Epstein of Mazie Slater Katz & Freeman LLC
Case:Reckhow v. Gray
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability

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