Top 50 Motor Vehicle Accident Settlements in New York in 2019

Top 50 Motor Vehicle Accident Settlements in New York in 2019We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 50 motor vehicle accident 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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1
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
2
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
3
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
4
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
5
Amount:$4,400,000.00
Attorneys:Gary T. Certain, Michael A. Zilberg of Certain & Zilberg, PLLC
Case:Shehu v. City Of NY, et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Failure to Maintain, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident, Paraplegia, Paralysis Injury
6
Amount:$3,950,000.00
Attorneys:Brian M. King of Law Office of Brian M. King PC
Case:Auto Driver v. Auto Driver
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
7
Amount:$3,449,990.00
Attorneys:Patrick J. Mullaney of Law Offices of Alexander Bespechny
Case:Poletayev v. City of NY, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Emergency Vehicle Accident
8
Amount:$2,610,000.00
Attorneys:Ira M. Maurer of The Maurer Law Firm PLLC
Case:Dixons v. Stein, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Head-on Collision, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Catastrophic Injury
9
Amount:$2,000,000.00
Attorneys:Robert Vilensky of Ronemus & Vilensky LLP
Case:Flores v. MTA, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
10
Amount:$1,940,000.00
Attorneys:Michael P. Napolitano of Cellino & Barnes
Case:Prosek v. City of NY, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Single-Vehicle Accident, Catastrophic Injury
11
Amount:$1,657,500.00
Attorneys:Robert J. Cava of Law Offices of Robert J. Cava P.C.
Case:In the matter of Johnson
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability
12
Amount:$1,325,000.00
Attorneys:Thomas P. Cleere of Cellino & Barnes
Case:Rodriguez v. Mabstoa, et al.
Type:Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Mass Transit Accident, Single-Vehicle Accident, Amputation
13
Amount:$1,225,000.00
Attorneys:Matthew H. Bligh of Rosenberg & Gluck, LLP
Case:Stolworthy v. Hayes, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
14
Amount:$1,200,000.00
Attorneys:Steven H. Beldock of Birbrower & Beldock, PC
Case:Quiles, et al. v. Rule, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Dram Shop Liability, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Wrongful Death, DUI, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability, Single-Vehicle Accident
15
Amount:$1,100,000.00
Attorneys:Igor Grichanik of Cellino & Barnes
Case:Pedestrian v. Trucker
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
16
Amount:$1,075,000.00
Attorneys:Barry S. Kantrowitz of Kantrowitz, Goldhamer & Graifman P.C.
Case:B.Z., Pro Ami v. Town of Orangetown, et al.
Type:Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Burn Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
17
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Daniel S. Klebanoff of Klebanoff Attorneys
Case:Pedestrian v. Driver
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
18
Amount:$975,000.00
Attorneys:Michaelangelo Matera of The Matera Law Firm
Case:Falese v. Hosty
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
19
Amount:$920,000.00
Attorneys:Charles J. Rappaport of Rappaport, Glass, Levine & Zullo, LLP
Case:Narvaez v. Sammartino
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
20
Amount:$900,000.00
Attorneys:Steven Melley of Steven M. Melley, PLLC
Case:Driver v. Pick-Up Truck Driver
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort
21
Amount:$850,000.00
Attorneys:Slawek W. Platta, Brandon Cotter of Platta Law Firm, PLLC
Case:Szymanski v. Dynaserv Industries Inc., et al
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
22
Amount:$800,000.00
Attorneys:Alicia Ellsayed of Douglas & London, P.C.
Case:Plaintiff v. Bank
Type:Dangerous Condition, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Truck Accident, Failure to Maintain, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
23
Amount:$775,000.00
Attorneys:John Coco of Law Offices of John Coco P.L.L.C.
Case:B.C., Pro Ami v. Baiata, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability
24
Amount:$750,000.00
Attorneys:Steven Melley of Steven M. Melley, PLLC
Case:Hausler v. Victory Petroleum Inc.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort
25
Amount:$720,000.00
Attorneys:Thomas P. Cleere of Cellino & Barnes
Case:Whitt v. Ortez Trucking Co., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort
26 (tie)
Amount:$675,000.00
Attorneys:Lawrence A. Breslow of Rutberg Breslow Personal Injury Law
Case:Killmer v. Arcadia Ins. Co.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Head-on Collision, Negligent Tort
26 (tie)
Amount:$675,000.00
Attorneys:Moshe Borukh, David S. Levy of Spar & Bernstein P.C.
Case:Wong v. Ghawa, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
27
Amount:$600,000.00
Attorneys:Paul Ajlouny of Paul Ajlouny & Associates, PC
Case:Myers v. D&D’s Impressive Auto Collision, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
28
Amount:$580,000.00
Attorneys:Matthew J. Salimbene of Law Office of Matthew J. Salimbene, PC
Case:Cerrato v. Patrizi
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
29
Amount:$550,000.00
Attorneys:Pat J. Crispi of Keogh Crispi, PC
Case:Quiroa v. Bravo
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
30
Amount:$500,000.00
Attorneys:Ethan M. Lyle of Black Lyle & Habberfield, LLP
Case:Laing v. Webster
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
31
Amount:$475,000.00
Attorneys:Michael L. Edelman of Ginarte Gallardo Gonzalez & Winograd, LLP
Case:D.F., Pro Ami v. Torcivia
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
32
Amount:$457,500.00
Attorneys:Justin M. Blitz of Schulman Blitz, LLP
Case:Hill v. Correa, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort
33
Amount:$450,000.00
Attorneys:Lawrence A. Breslow of Rutberg Breslow Personal Injury Law
Case:Koslowski v. Forcelli
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort
34
Amount:$400,000.00
Attorneys:Leslie E. Krause of Krause & Glassmith, LLP
Case:J.C., Pro Ami v. Rosciti Communication & Utility Corp., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Single-Vehicle Accident
35 (tie)
Amount:$350,000.00
Attorneys:Jennifer L. Langley of Rutberg Breslow Personal Injury Law
Case:Estate of Driver v. Khan
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort
35 (tie)
Amount:$350,000.00
Attorneys:Jamie Greenwald of Law Offices of Jamie Greenwald
Case:Pomales v. Wood
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort
35 (tie)
Amount:$350,000.00
Attorneys:Robert S. Bruschini of Martin, Harding & Mazzotti, LLP
Case:T.H.T., Pro Ami v. Cobra Motto, LLC, et al.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Defective Product, Strict Liability
36
Amount:$300,000.00
Attorneys:Joseph Campisi of Schwartz Goldstone Campisi & Kates, LLP
Case:B.K. v. Seaver, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
37
Amount:$257,000.00
Attorneys:Lawrence A. Breslow of Rutberg Breslow Personal Injury Law
Case:Kelly v. Farwell
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Head-on Collision, Negligent Tort
38 (tie)
Amount:$250,000.00
Attorneys:Lawrence A. Breslow of Rutberg Breslow Personal Injury Law
Case:Leary v. Monge
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
38 (tie)
Amount:$250,000.00
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
38 (tie)
Amount:$250,000.00
Attorneys:Lora H. Gleicher of Silbowitz, Garafola, Silbowitz, Schatz, & Frederick LLP
Case:Persaud v. Talbot
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
39
Amount:$237,500.00
Attorneys:Daniel S. Klebanoff of Klebanoff Attorneys
Case:Baksh v. Doukakis
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
40
Amount:$227,000.00
Attorneys:Lawrence A. Breslow of Rutberg Breslow Personal Injury Law
Case:Robinson v. Lake
Type:Bicycle Accident, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Head-on Collision, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
41 (tie)
Amount:$225,000.00
Attorneys:Michael A. Donlon of Welch, Donlon & Czarples PLLC
Case:Crozier v. Russell
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
41 (tie)
Amount:$225,000.00
Attorneys:David L. Sobiloff, Perry S. Fallick of Morelli Law Firm
Case:K.J., Pro Ami v. Lin
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
41 (tie)
Amount:$225,000.00
Attorneys:Kevin Habberfield of Black Lyle & Habberfield, LLP
Case:Hirliman v. Gilbert
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
42
Amount:$216,500.00
Attorneys:Roberta D. Asher of Asher & Associates, P.C.
Case:Bethea v. Diop, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability
43
Amount:$200,000.00
Attorneys:Shantae A. Johnson of Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C.
Case:W.F., Pro Ami v. NYC Transit Authority, et al
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Emotional Distress, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Single-Vehicle Accident
44 (tie)
Amount:$175,000.00
Attorneys:Nicole Chan of Robert K. Young & Associates, P.C.
Case:E.P.-R., Pro Ami, v. Williams, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
44 (tie)
Amount:$175,000.00
Attorneys:Joseph A. Romagnolo of Law Offices of Joseph A. Romagnolo; Joseph S. Bavaro of Salenger, Sack, Kimmel & Bavaro
Case:J.R., Pro Ami v. Chan, et al.
Type:Bicycle Accident, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
45
Amount:$150,000.00
Attorneys:Thomas A. Murphy of Cook, Netter, Cloonan, Kurtz & Murphy, P.C.
Case:In the matter of Creagan
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort
46
Amount:$145,000.00
Attorneys:John P. Wegerski III of Wegerski Law Firm
Case:Lalonde v. Webber
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
47
Amount:$140,000.00
Attorneys:Scott Rynecki, Harris L. Marks, Farris M. Fayyaz of Rubenstein & Rynecki
Case:McGee v. Alvarez
Type:Bicycle Accident, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
48
Amount:$135,000.00
Attorneys:A. Craig Purcell, Joseph J. Tromba of Glynn Mercep and Purcell, LLP
Case:Rice v. Sanchez
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
49 (tie)
Amount:$125,000.00
Attorneys:Edward R. Young of Edward R. Young & Associates
Case:C.V., Pro Ami v. Vaglica, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
49 (tie)
Amount:$125,000.00
Attorneys:Blake A. Driscolli of Trantolo & Trantolo, LLC
Case:Despatie v. Cathsize, LLC, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Dram Shop Liability, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Strict Liability
50
Amount:$120,303.00
Attorneys:Richard B. Schoenberg of Law Offices of John Trop
Case:B.M., Pro Ami, v. Allstate Insurance Company
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort

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