Top 10 Settlements in New York in 2019

Top 10 Settlements in New York in 2019We are pleased to present to you the list of top 10 settlements obtained in New York in the year 2019. The list is comprised of cases filed either in a state or federal court, and those settled prior to commencing a lawsuit.

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Note: If you have made this list (Top 10 Settlements in New York in 2019) you have also made the list of Top 20 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 contact us today.

1
Amount:$72,500,000.00
Attorneys:David E. Nachman Danielle Fidler Noah Popp Channing Wistar-Jones of Attorney General of the State of NY
Case:James v. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V., et al.
Type:Deceptive Trade Practices, Fraud, Pollution, Consumer Protection, Intentional Tort, Environmental Protection
2
Amount:$50,000,000.00
Attorneys:Scott A. Bursor, Joseph I. Marchese, Philip L. Fraietta of Bursor & Fisher, P.A.; John C. Carey, David P. Milian of Carey Rodriguez Milian Gonya, LLP
Case:Edwards v. Hearst Communications, Inc.
Type:Class Action, Invasion of Privacy, Intentional Tort
3
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
4
Amount:$27,500,000.00
Attorneys:Ben B. Rubinowitz, Peter J. Saghir of Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf
Case:Sexual Assault Victims v. Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn.
Type:Sexual Abuse, Sexual Assault, Psychological Injury, Child Abuse, Failure to Protect, Failure to Report, Negligent Tort
5
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
6
Amount:$13,750,000.00
Attorneys:Scott A. Bursor, Joseph I. Marchese, Philip L. Fraietta of Bursor & Fisher, P.A.
Case:Moeller v. Advance Magazine Publishers, Inc.
Type:Class Action, Invasion of Privacy, Intentional Tort
7
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
8 (tie)
Amount:$11,000,000.00
Attorneys:Carolyn Fast of Bureau of Consumer Frauds & Protection
Case:Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection v. Sterling Jewelers Inc.
Type:Consumer Fraud, Deceptive Trade Practices, Fraud, Misrepresentation, Consumer Protection, Intentional Tort
8 (tie)
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
8 (tie)
Amount:$11,000,000.00
Attorneys:Jonathan Gardner of Labaton Sucharow LLP
Case:In Re v. CPI Card Group Inc. Securities Litigation
Type:Class Action, Misrepresentation, Securities Fraud, Intentional Tort, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability, Failure to Disclose
9
Amount:$9,000,000.00
Attorneys:Felicia Berenson-Reinhardt Todd Pettigrew Ting Ting Tam Alee N. Scott of Attorney General of the State of NY
Case:James v. Diamond Braces
Type:Health Care Fraud, Intentional Tort, Unlicensed Activity
10
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

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