Top 10 Medical Malpractice Settlements in the United States in 2019

Top 10 Medical Malpractice Settlements in the United States in 2019We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 10 medical malpractice settlements obtained in the United States 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.

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Note: If you have made this list (Top 10 Medical Malpractice Settlements in the United States in 2019) you have also made the list of Top 20 Medical Malpractice Settlements in the United States in 2019.

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1
Amount: $28,000,000.00
Attorneys: Evan T. Fuller, Nathan P. Roberts of Connelly Law Offices
Case: Hensley v. MultiCare Health System Inc.
Type: Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Surgical Error, Failure to Monitor, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Neurosurgery Malpractice, Failure to Test, Paralysis Injury
State: Washington
2
Amount: $22,500,000.00
Attorneys: Daniel A. Rottier of Habush Habush & Rottier
Case: V.P.R.M., Pro Ami v. Chalifoux, M.D., et al.
Type: Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Overmedication, Failure to Monitor, Anesthesia Error, Negligent Tort
State: Wisconsin
3
Amount: $14,000,000.00
Attorneys: Jack M. Beam, Matthew M. Patterson, Douglas J. Raymond of Beam Legal Team LLC
Case: J.R. v. Cook County Health & Hospital System
Type: Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth, Failure to Diagnose, Government Negligence, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Failure to Monitor, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: Illinois
4
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
State: New York
5
Amount: $12,000,000.00
Attorneys: James M. Urtis of Law Offices of James M. Urtis
Case: S.V. v. VHS of Illinois, Inc.
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
State: Illinois
6
Amount: $11,500,000.00
Attorneys: Kevin Biniazan, Michael F. Imprevento of Breit Cantor Grana Buckner PLLC; Dov Apfel, Seth Cardeli of Janet, Janet & Suggs, LLC
Case: D.B., Pro Ami v. U.S. Naval Hospital Guam
Type: Birth Injury, Government Negligence, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: Virginia
7
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
State: New York
8
Amount: $8,500,000.00
Attorneys: Keith A. Hebeisen, Sarah F. King of Clifford Law Offices, P.C.
Case: Estate of Lara v. County of Cook
Type: Government Negligence, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Failure to Treat, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: Illinois
9
Amount: $6,500,000.00
Attorneys: Daryl L. Zaslow of Eichen Crutchlow Zaslow, LLP
Case: Horvath v. St. Peter’s University Hospital, et al.
Type: Delayed Treatment, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Anesthesia Error, Negligent Tort
State: New Jersey
10 (tie)
Amount: $6,000,000.00
Attorneys: Evan T. Fuller, Nathan P. Roberts of Connelly Law Offices
Case: A.L., Pro Ami v. Hospital
Type: Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Failure to Treat, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Failure to Test
State: Washington
10 (tie)
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
State: New York

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