Top 20 Settlements in New York in 2019

Top 20 Settlements in New York in 2019We are pleased to present to you the list of top 20 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 20 Settlements in New York in 2019) you have also made the list of Top 50 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
11 (tie)
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
11 (tie)
Amount:$8,500,000.00
Attorneys:Peter S. Gordon, Supriya Kichloo of Gordon & Gordon
Case:Khan v. MTA, et al.
Type:Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Mass Transit Accident, Single-Vehicle Accident
12 (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
12 (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
13
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
14
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
15
Amount:$6,000,000.00
Attorneys:Steven Gold, Paul B. Weitz of Paul B. Weitz & Associates, PC
Case:S.B., Pro Ami v. NYC Health & Hospitals Corp.
Type:Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth, Medical Malpractice, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Negligent Hiring, Negligent Training, Lack of Informed Consent, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Negligent Retention, Quadriplegia
16
Amount:$5,218,750.00
Attorneys:John D. Cagney of Kramer, Dillof, Livingston & Moore
Case:N.S., Pro Ami v. Beer, et al.
Type:Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Failure to Monitor, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
17 (tie)
Amount:$5,000,000.00
Attorneys:Christopher F. Holbrook of Schwartzapfel Lawyers PC
Case:Strika v. City of NY, et al.
Type:Construction Accident, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Fall, Negligent Tort
17 (tie)
Amount:$5,000,000.00
Attorneys:Jonathan C. Juliano of John L. Juliano PC
Case:Valladares v. Schember, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability
18
Amount:$4,900,000.00
Attorneys:Glen P. Rodriguez, Heather Nathan of Rodriguez & Nathan, PLLC
Case:Adames v. LIRR
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip & Fall, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
19
Amount:$4,867,788.00
Attorneys:Joseph Ciaccio of Napoli Shkolnik PLLC
Case:Z.K., Pro Ami v. St. Charles Hospital
Type:Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
20
Amount:$4,740,100.00
Attorneys:Eleni Coffinas, Gent Disha of Sullivan Papain Block McGrath Coffinas & Cannavo, P.C.
Case:A.S., Pro Ami, v. Reddy, et al.
Type:Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior

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