Top 50 Personal Injury Verdicts in New Jersey in 2019

Top 50 Personal Injury Verdicts in New Jersey in 2019We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 50 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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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
21
Amount:$1,475,000.00
Attorneys:Dina M. Confalone, Dennis M. Fackelman of Confalone & Fackelman LLC
Case:Reiss v. Warren Medical Center Condo. Assoc., et al.
Type:Business Liability, Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip & Fall, Work Accident, Failure to Maintain, Negligent Tort
22
Amount:$1,455,000.00
Attorneys:Timothy E. Dinan, Andrew A. Fraser, Meghan L. Steingall of Laddey, Clark & Ryan LLP; Andrew S. Prince of Tobin Kessler Greenstein Caruso Wiener & Konray, PC (TeamLaw)
Case:Kaufman v. NJ Manufacturers Ins. Co., et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Car Accident, Insurance Bad Faith, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Underinsured Motorist
23
Amount:$1,333,000.00
Attorneys:Bruce H. Nagel, Susan F. Connors of Nagel Rice, LLP
Case:Seergy v. Ricker, et al.
Type:Dental Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability
24
Amount:$1,230,000.00
Attorneys:B. David Jarashow, Steven M. Gabor of Law Offices of B. David Jarashow, P.A.
Case:Pantano v. Marine Transport Inc.
Type:Failure to Warn, Falling Object, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Forklift Accident, Negligent Training, Negligent Tort
25
Amount:$1,175,000.00
Attorneys:Jonathan P. Holtz of Bramnick, Rodriguez, Grabas, Arnold & Mangan, LLC
Case:Silvestre-Oseida v. Sesay
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
26
Amount:$1,160,000.00
Attorneys:Kenneth F. D’Amato of Atkins, Tafuri, Minassian, D'Amato & Beane, P.A.
Case:Ortega v. Saba
Type:Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Unnecessary Surgery, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Lack of Informed Consent, Negligent Tort
27
Amount:$1,118,000.00
Attorneys:Stephen A. Mennella, Paula C. Nunes of Lord, Kobrin, Alvarez & Fattell, LLC
Case:Bejarano v. Lobianco, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Multi-Vehicle Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability
28
Amount:$1,032,000.00
Attorneys:Bruce P. Fromer of Nelson Fromer Crocco & Jordan Law Offices
Case:Meinheit v. Jersey Central Power & Light
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Government Negligence, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Brain Injury, Failure to Maintain, Electrical Injury, Utility Negligence, Negligent Tort
29 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Robert H. Baumgarten of Ginarte Gallardo Gonzalez & Winograd, LLP
Case:Bailey v. Hennessey
Type:Bicycle Accident, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
29 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Paul K. Caliendo of Gill & Chamas, LLC
Case:Gaguancela v. BJ’s Wholesale Club Inc., et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip & Fall, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
29 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:R. David Blake of R. David Blake Attorney at Law
Case:Kaczynska v. Rehder
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Multi-Vehicle Accident, Negligent Tort
30
Amount:$960,000.00
Attorneys:Michael C. Kazer of Michael C. Kazer, P.C.
Case:Miller v. Mid-Century Ins. Co.
Type:Breach of Contract, Car Accident, Insurance Bad Faith, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Uninsured Motorist
31
Amount:$950,000.00
Attorneys:David J. Pierguidi of Law Offices of David Pierguidi
Case:Soto v. Incorvaia
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip & Fall, Negligent Tort
32
Amount:$915,000.00
Attorneys:Vincent R. Glorisi of Glorisi Law Firm; John J. Pisano of Law Office of John J. Pisano
Case:Monserrate v. Oldwick Gas Station
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Fall, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
33
Amount:$840,000.00
Attorneys:Brian A. Held, James S. Lynch of Lynch Lynch Held Rosenberg, P.C.
Case:Syed v. Venezia
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
34
Amount:$729,000.00
Attorneys:Mark S. Guralnick of Law Offices of Mark S. Guralnick
Case:Badore v. Allstate Ins. Co., et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Underinsured Motorist
35
Amount:$724,006.00
Attorneys:F. R. "Chip" Dunne III of Dunne, Dunne & Cohen L.L.C.
Case:Rubury v. Liberty Mutual Ins. Co.
Type:Breach of Contract, Car Accident, Insurance Bad Faith, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Uninsured Motorist
36
Amount:$700,000.00
Attorneys:Michael Lizzi of Maggiano, DiGirolamo & Lizzi P.C.
Case:Grenner v. Mohtashemi
Type:Bicycle Accident, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
37 (tie)
Amount:$650,000.00
Attorneys:Eugene S. Wishnic of Wishnic & Jerushalmy Law Group, P.C.
Case:Nasruddin v. Plati
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
37 (tie)
Amount:$650,000.00
Attorneys:Ernest P. Fronzuto of Fronzuto Law Group
Case:D.P., Pro Ami v. Wassel, et al.
Type:Delayed Treatment, Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Negligent Training, Failure to Refer, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
38
Amount:$626,300.00
Attorneys:Michael B. Fusco of Levinson Axelrod, P.A.
Case:Catena v. Borrelli
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Head-on Collision, Negligent Tort
39
Amount:$600,000.00
Attorneys:Adam L. Rothenberg of Levinson Axelrod, P.A.
Case:Rodriguez v. Swaminathan
Type:Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Surgical Error, Negligent Tort
40
Amount:$553,285.00
Attorneys:Anthony J. Murgatroyd of Murgatroyd Law Group; Andrew A. Fraser of Laddey, Clark & Ryan LLP
Case:Trowbridge v. Rodriguez, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability
41
Amount:$550,000.00
Attorneys:Bruce H. Nagel, Susan F. Connors of Nagel Rice, LLP
Case:Scott v. Goldberger
Type:Delayed Diagnosis, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Negligent Tort, Failure to Test
42
Amount:$525,000.00
Attorneys:Nicholas J. Leonardis of Stathis & Leonardis, LLC
Case:Perdun v. Henry Plaza Inc., et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Trip & Fall, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
43 (tie)
Amount:$500,000.00
Attorneys:Jay Silvio Mascolo, Matthew G. Bonanno of Rebenack Aronow & Mascolo L.L.P
Case:Muzio v. Feldman
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
43 (tie)
Amount:$500,000.00
Attorneys:James Mescall of Mescall & Acosta, PC
Case:Thomas v. Lopez-Ferero
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
43 (tie)
Amount:$500,000.00
Attorneys:Domhnall O’Cathain, of counsel to Sacco & Fillas LLP
Case:Kardasis v. Tnata, L.L.C.
Type:Assault & Battery, Dram Shop Liability, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Security, Restaurant Negligence, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
44
Amount:$450,000.00
Attorneys:Andrew S. Blumer of Law Office of Andrew S. Blumer
Case:Wolf v. Edison Equities, et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Trip & Fall, Failure to Maintain, Negligent Tort
45
Amount:$440,000.00
Attorneys:Denise M. Mariani of Stark & Stark
Case:Serna v. Winding Brook Management Co., et al.
Type:Business Liability, Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip & Fall, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
46
Amount:$420,000.00
Attorneys:Michelle M. Tullio of Garces, Grabler & LeBrocq, PC
Case:Chumpitazi v. Skoyec
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability
47
Amount:$400,000.00
Attorneys:Joshua D. Levine of The Levine Law Firm LLC
Case:Holmes v. Ricciardi
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
48
Amount:$375,000.00
Attorneys:Elizabeth Kronisch of Kronisch & Lesser
Case:Stankovits v. Gandhi, et al.
Type:Medical Malpractice, Misdiagnosis, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Podiatry Malpractice
49
Amount:$360,000.00
Attorneys:Raymond A. Gill, Jr. of Gill & Chamas, LLC
Case:Cambronero v. Ruchman
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Emotional Distress, Negligent Tort
50
Amount:$355,000.00
Attorneys:Joseph G. LePore of LePore Luizzi
Case:Lasher v. Allstate Ins. Co.
Type:Breach of Contract, Car Accident, Insurance Bad Faith, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Underinsured Motorist

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