Top 10 Personal Injury Settlements in New York in 2019

Top 10 Personal Injury Settlements in New York in 2019We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 10 personal injury settlements obtained in New York 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 10 Personal Injury Settlements in New York in 2019) you have also made the list of Top 20 Personal Injury Settlements in New York 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:$36,000,000.00
Attorneys:Paul J. Edelstein, Glenn K. Faegenburg of Edelsteins, Faegenburg & Brown LLP
Case:Tavares, et al. v. City of NY, et al.
Type:Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Falling Object, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Brain Injury, Negligent Maintenance, Excavator Accident, Negligent Tort, Paralysis Injury
2
Amount:$25,000,000.00
Attorneys:Gail S. Kelner, Robert S. Kelner of Kelner & Kelner
Case:JB v. XYZ Corp., et al.
Type:Bicycle Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Single-Vehicle Accident, Catastrophic Injury
3
Amount:$13,502,558.00
Attorneys:Michael E. Duffy, Mary Ellen Duffy, Sean M. Duffy of Duffy & Duffy, PLLC
Case:G.F., Pro Ami v. Albany Medical Center
Type:Birth Injury, Delayed Treatment, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Failure to Monitor, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Failure to Test
4
Amount:$11,500,000.00
Attorneys:Daniel P. O'Toole of Block O'Toole & Murphy, LLP
Case:Zeqiraj v. 45 E 22nd Street Property
Type:Construction Accident, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Negligent Tort
5
Amount:$11,000,000.00
Attorneys:Daniel P. O'Toole, Scott Occhiogrosso of Block O'Toole & Murphy, LLP
Case:Mirzayev v. JPER LLC, et al.
Type:Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Fall, Contractor Negligence, Negligent Tort, Catastrophic Injury
6
Amount:$8,772,727.00
Attorneys:William T. Burdo of Levine & Grossman
Case:A.M. v. Kofinas, et al.
Type:Birth Injury, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Medication Error, Cerebral Palsy, Failure to Refer, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Failure to Test, Quadriplegia
7
Amount:$8,500,000.00
Attorneys:Leigh D. Eskenasi, Louis Grandelli of Law Offices of Louis Grandelli, PC
Case:Leccese v. The Brooklyn Union Gas Co., et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Work Accident, Brain Injury, Fall, Utility Negligence, Negligent Tort
8 (tie)
Amount:$7,500,000.00
Attorneys:Ethan W. Collins, Michael T. Szczygiel of Collins & Collins Attorneys, LLC
Case:Gagne v. Hayner Hoyt Corp.
Type:Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Brain Injury, Fall, Negligent Tort, Catastrophic Injury
8 (tie)
Amount:$7,500,000.00
Attorneys:James C. Napoli of Caesar & Napoli, PC
Case:Xu v. NYCTA, et al.
Type:Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Mass Transit Accident, Single-Vehicle Accident
9
Amount:$6,825,000.00
Attorneys:Jeffrey K. Levine of Law Offices of Jeffrey K. Levine
Case:Erkhan v. McDonald’s Corp., et al.
Type:Construction Accident, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Brain Injury, Fall, Ladder Accident, Negligent Tort
10
Amount:$6,500,000.00
Attorneys:David M. Hoffman of Wingate Russotti Shapiro & Halperin, LLP
Case:Gyatso v. State of NY
Type:Construction Accident, Government Negligence, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Brain Injury, Fall, Negligent Tort

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