Top 20 Motor Vehicle Accident Verdicts in New York in 2019

Top 20 Motor Vehicle Accident Verdicts in New York in 2019We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 20 motor vehicle accident verdicts obtained in New York in the year 2019. The list is comprised of various case types that were tried either in state or federal courts of New York.

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Note: If you have made this list (Top 20 Motor Vehicle Accident Verdicts in New York in 2019) you have also made the list of Top 50 Motor Vehicle Accident Verdicts in New York in 2019.

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1
Amount:$43,083,000.00
Attorneys:Scott Rynecki of Rubenstein & Rynecki; John K. Avanzino of Avanzino & Moreno, PC
Case:K.C.C. v. United Lubavitcher Yeshiva, et al.
Type:Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, School Bus Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Single-Vehicle Accident
2
Amount:$32,500,000.00
Attorneys:Ira Newman, Edward J. Sanocki, Carl B. Tegtmeier of Sanocki, Newman & Turret, LLP
Case:Lassalle v. City of NY, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Burn Injury, Psychological Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Single-Vehicle Accident
3
Amount:$12,000,000.00
Attorneys:Benedict Morelli, David Sirotkin, Alexander Morelli, Michael S. Schlesinger of Morelli Law Firm
Case:Wu v. NYCTA
Type:Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Mass Transit Accident, Single-Vehicle Accident
4
Amount:$11,500,000.00
Attorneys:Peter S. Thomas of Lurie & Flatow, PC
Case:Dorsa v. Moore
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Emotional Distress, Negligent Tort, Emergency Vehicle Accident
5
Amount:$7,075,000.00
Attorneys:Eugene Gozenput of Pazer, Epstein, Jaffe & Fein, P.C
Case:Lopez v. Lidonnici
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
6
Amount:$6,872,000.00
Attorneys:Ann R. Johnson, Michael Feldman of Finkelstein & Partners, LLP
Case:Dewinkeleer v. Portland Stoneware Packaging Co. Inc., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Multi-Vehicle Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
7
Amount:$4,820,000.00
Attorneys:Charles E. Finelli of The Law Office of Charles E. Finelli & Associates; Michael E. Garron of Law Office of Michael E. Garron P.C.
Case:Jorge v. Mercedes, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Multi-Vehicle Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability
8
Amount:$4,775,000.00
Attorneys:Albert Kim of William Schwitzer & Associates, PC; William R. Hamel, Jordan S. Finkelstein of Dinkes & Schwitzer
Case:Petit v. Archer, et al.
Type:Bus Accident, Car Accident, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Mass Transit Accident
9
Amount:$3,250,000.00
Attorneys:Matthew K. Macaulay of Khavinson & Associates P.C.
Case:Parker v. Sanabria, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
10
Amount:$2,782,544.00
Attorneys:Eric D. Subin, Robert J. Eisen of Subin Associates, LLP
Case:Alvarez v. Richmond Hill Lumber Supply, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Single-Vehicle Accident
11
Amount:$1,350,000.00
Attorneys:Ruben Davidoff of The Law Firm of Davidoff & Associates
Case:Mathurin v. Shalom, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability
12 (tie)
Amount:$1,200,000.00
Attorneys:Yuriy Prakhin of Law Office of Yuriy Prakhin P.C.
Case:Galarza v. Heaney, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Emergency Vehicle Accident
12 (tie)
Amount:$1,200,000.00
Attorneys:Steven V. Podolsky of Cherny & Podolsky PLLC
Case:Rodriguez-Fabian v. Meyer
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
13
Amount:$1,081,386.00
Attorneys:Denis J. Bastible of Cellino & Barnes
Case:Flynn v. Maglio
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
14
Amount:$1,052,000.00
Attorneys:Andrew G. Sfouggatakis of Pavlounis & Sfouggatakis, LLP
Case:Degiulme v. The NYC Transit Authority.
Type:Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Negligent Tort, Mass Transit Accident, Single-Vehicle Accident
15
Amount:$1,035,000.00
Attorneys:Thomas F. Vasti III of Vasti & Vasti P.C.
Case:Miron v. Pappas, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Catastrophic Injury
16
Amount:$1,031,600.00
Attorneys:Princess M. Tate of William Schwitzer & Associates, PC
Case:Robinson v. Cantine, et al.
Type:Bus Accident, Car Accident, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Mass Transit Accident
17 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Stephen C. Nappi, Jonathan M. Goidel of Goidel & Siegel LLP
Case:Johnson v. Suwal
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
17 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Peter S. Thomas, Ruben Davidoff, Melissa Gobin of The Law Firm of Davidoff & Associates
Case:Warrick v. Budhram
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
17 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Gerard N. Misk of Ginsburg & Misk LLP
Case:Vitkansas v. NYCTA, et al.
Type:Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Fall, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability
18
Amount:$980,601.00
Attorneys:Timothy M. O'Donovan of The Law Office of Timothy M. O'Donovan
Case:Housman v. Dicker
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability
19
Amount:$885,000.00
Attorneys:Daniel A. Berger of William Schwitzer & Associates, PC; Rosa M. Ruiz, William R. Hamel of Dinkes & Schwitzer
Case:Abreu-Depena v. Weber, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
20
Amount:$850,000.00
Attorneys:Gregory L. Folchetti of Costello & Folchetti L.L.P.
Case:Gerbeth v. Villa, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability

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