Top 50 Personal Injury Settlements in New York in 2019

Top 50 Personal Injury Settlements in New York in 2019We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 50 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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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
11
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
12
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
13 (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
13 (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
14
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
15
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
16
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
17
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
18 (tie)
Amount:$4,300,000.00
Attorneys:Barry Salzman of Barasch McGarry Salzman & Penson
Case:Zaino v. The Laurel Group, et al.
Type:Construction Accident, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Workplace Safety, Contractor Negligence, Excavator Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Catastrophic Injury, Paralysis Injury
18 (tie)
Amount:$4,300,000.00
Attorneys:Judd F. Kleeger of Hecht Kleeger & Damashek, PC
Case:Pestic v. Stern Projects LLC, et al.
Type:Construction Accident, Falling Object, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Negligent Tort
18 (tie)
Amount:$4,300,000.00
Attorneys:Steven R. Sundheim of Steven R. Sundheim & Associates, LLC; Cesar Zuniga of Zuniga & Rinaldi, LLP
Case:Fernandez v. Sears, et al.
Type:Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Property Damage, Wrongful Death, Burn Injury, Defective Product, Intentional Tort, Intentional Misrepresentation, Emotional Distress, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability, Fire Damage
19
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
20
Amount:$3,722,000.00
Attorneys:Scott Occhiogrosso of Block O'Toole & Murphy, LLP
Case:Topuria v. Ane LLC, et al.
Type:Construction Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Fall, Contractor Negligence, Negligent Tort
21
Amount:$3,662,000.00
Attorneys:Craig E. Jackson of Craig E. Jackson, Attorney at Law
Case:G.E., Pro Ami v. Feras Transportation Inc., et al.
Type:Falling Object, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Defective Product, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Amputation
22 (tie)
Amount:$3,500,000.00
Attorneys:William P. Hepner of Wingate Russotti Shapiro & Halperin, LLP
Case:Construction Worker v. General Contractor, et al.
Type:Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Fall, Scaffolding Accident, Contractor Negligence, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
22 (tie)
Amount:$3,500,000.00
Attorneys:James P. Fitzgerald of The Fitzgerald Law Firm, P.C.
Case:A.C., Pro Ami v. The NY And Presbyterian Hospital
Type:Delayed Treatment, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
23
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
24
Amount:$3,400,000.00
Attorneys:Alan W. Clark of Alan W. Clark & Associates, LLC
Case:J.C., Pro Ami v. New York Presbyterian Hospital
Type:Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Failure to Test
25
Amount:$3,100,000.00
Attorneys:Slawek W. Platta, Brandon Cotter of Platta Law Firm, PLLC
Case:Norko v. 1211 6th Avenue Property Owner LLC, et al.
Type:Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip & Fall, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Ladder Accident, Contractor Negligence, Negligent Tort
26
Amount:$3,049,819.00
Attorneys:James P. Fitzgerald, Giovanny Sanchez of The Fitzgerald Law Firm, P.C.
Case:M.S., Pro Ami, et al. v. Beth Israel Medical Center
Type:Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Lack of Informed Consent, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
27 (tie)
Amount:$3,000,000.00
Attorneys:Steven M. Weinstein of The Weinstein Law Group PLLC
Case:Calderon v. City of NY, et al.
Type:Construction Accident, Government Negligence, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Fall, Scaffolding Accident, Negligent Tort
27 (tie)
Amount:$3,000,000.00
Attorneys:Jeffrey A. Block, S. Joseph Donahue of Block O'Toole & Murphy, LLP
Case:Shala v. MG Retail LLC, et al.
Type:Construction Accident, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Fall, Ladder Accident, Negligent Tort
27 (tie)
Amount:$3,000,000.00
Attorneys:Sean M. Duffy of Duffy & Duffy, PLLC
Case:Osuagwu v. Eihab Human Services, et al.
Type:Delayed Diagnosis, Delayed Treatment, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Failure to Test
28
Amount:$2,950,000.00
Attorneys:Mitchell R. Kahn of Wingate Russotti Shapiro & Halperin, LLP
Case:Berrezueta v. 49 S Second St LLC, et al.
Type:Construction Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Brain Injury, Fall, Scaffolding Accident, Contractor Negligence, Negligent Tort
29
Amount:$2,700,000.00
Attorneys:Brian M. King of Law Office of Brian M. King PC
Case:Tenant v. Landlord
Type:Dangerous Condition, Falling Object, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
30
Amount:$2,650,000.00
Attorneys:Michael J. Hurwitz, Stephen J. Murphy of Block O'Toole & Murphy, LLP
Case:Velez-Tejada v. 4525 - 4555 Apartments Corp., et al.
Type:Construction Accident, Falling Object, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Scaffolding Accident, Contractor Negligence, Negligent Tort
31
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
32
Amount:$2,300,000.00
Attorneys:Brian J. O’Connor of The O’Connor Law Firm; Y. Albert Dauti of Dauti Law Firm, PC
Case:Mazzola v. Silverstein Properties, et al.
Type:Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Fall, Ladder Accident, Negligent Tort
33
Amount:$2,225,000.00
Attorneys:Daniel W. Aiello of Cellino & Barnes
Case:Saeed v. Zara Realty Holdings, et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip & Fall, Negligent Tort
34 (tie)
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
34 (tie)
Amount:$2,000,000.00
Attorneys:Slawek W. Platta, Brandon Cotter of Platta Law Firm, PLLC
Case:Dropola v. City of NY, et al.
Type:Construction Accident, Government Negligence, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Fall, Ladder Accident, Negligent Tort
35
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
36
Amount:$1,750,000.00
Attorneys:Kyle G. Newman of James Newman P.C.
Case:K.B., Pro Ami, v. NYC Health & Hospitals Corp.
Type:Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth, Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Failure to Treat, Failure to Monitor, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
37
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
38
Amount:$1,600,000.00
Attorneys:Alicia Ellsayed of Douglas & London, P.C.
Case:Employee of Management Co. v. Property Owner
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Fall, Failure to Maintain, Negligent Tort
39 (tie)
Amount:$1,500,000.00
Attorneys:Steven R. Harris, Lucas B. Franken of Harris Law
Case:R.W. v. City of NY, et al.
Type:Government Negligence, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Breach of Duty of Care, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
39 (tie)
Amount:$1,500,000.00
Attorneys:Abby M. Sonin of Sonin & Genis
Case:Lugo v. Lemle Realty
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Trip & Fall, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
39 (tie)
Amount:$1,500,000.00
Attorneys:Jeffrey I. Baum of Jeffrey I. Baum & Associates, PC
Case:Jacobson v. The Squeeze, et al.
Type:Bicycle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
40
Amount:$1,400,000.00
Attorneys:Kyle G. Newman of James Newman P.C.
Case:Psychiatric Patient v. Psychiarist
Type:Medical Malpractice, Misdiagnosis, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Medication Error, Psychiatric Malpractice, Failure to Monitor, Negligent Tort
41
Amount:$1,375,000.00
Attorneys:Larry Rosenfeld of Law Office of Larry Rosenfeld PC
Case:J.B., Pro Ami, et al. v. Laboard, et al.
Type:Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Failure to Treat, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Failure to Test
42 (tie)
Amount:$1,350,000.00
Attorneys:Michael S. Bender of Michael S. Bender, PC
Case:Rosales v. Museum of Modern Art
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Trip & Fall, Work Accident, Failure to Maintain, Negligent Tort
42 (tie)
Amount:$1,350,000.00
Attorneys:Jordan K. Merson of Merson Law PLLC
Case:R.S., Pro Ami v. South Nassau Communities Hospital, et al.
Type:Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Erroneous Treatment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
43
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
44
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
45 (tie)
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
45 (tie)
Amount:$1,100,000.00
Attorneys:Matthew T. Gammons of Rosenbaum & Rosenbaum, P.C.
Case:13-Year-Old Infant Plaintiff v. Orthopedic Surgeons
Type:Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Erroneous Treatment, Negligent Tort, Failure to Test
46
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
47
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
48
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
49
Amount:$926,358.00
Attorneys:David B. Golomb of Law Offices of David B. Golomb
Case:M.W., Pro Ami v. Lent Bloch
Type:Birth Injury, Hospital Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Inadequate Care, Shoulder Dystocia, Negligent Tort, Failure to Test
50 (tie)
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
50 (tie)
Amount:$900,000.00
Attorneys:Joseph Ciaccio of Napoli Shkolnik PLLC
Case:C.S. v. Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc., et al.
Type:Birth Injury, Breach of Warranty, Failure to Warn, Fraud, Misrepresentation, Personal Injury, Pharmacy Malpractice, Product Liability, Defective Product, Intentional Tort, Gross Negligence, Constructive Fraud, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability

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