Top 20 Construction Accident Verdicts in the United States in 2019

Top 20 Construction Accident Verdicts in the United States in 2019We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 20 construction accident verdicts obtained in the United States in the year 2019. The list is comprised of various case types that were tried in one of the Nation's state or federal courts.

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1
Amount: $110,174,972.00
Attorneys: Daniel P. O'Toole, Scott Occhiogrosso of Block O'Toole & Murphy, LLP
Case: Liciaga v. NYC Transit Authority
Type: Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Falling Object, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Tort, Paraplegia, Paralysis Injury
State: New York
2
Amount: $32,072,166.00
Attorneys: Bruce W. Jacobus Jr. of Jacobus & Fielding
Case: Douglass v. Plowfield, et al.
Type: Construction Accident, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Contractor Negligence, Negligent Tort, Paralysis Injury
State: Florida
3
Amount: $24,849,735.00
Attorneys: Fredric S. Eisenberg, Daniel J. Sherry, Jr., Kenneth M. Rothweiler, Todd A. Schoenhaus of Eisenberg, Rothweiler, Winkler, Eisenberg & Jeck, P.C.
Case: Kalinowski v. ABRA Auto Body & Glass L.P., et al.
Type: Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Brain Injury, Fall, Psychological Injury, Failure to Supervise, Failure to Train, Negligent Tort, Catastrophic Injury
State: Pennsylvania
4
Amount: $13,650,000.00
Attorneys: Gil Zohar of Law Office of Yuriy Prakhin P.C.
Case: Petrosian v. B&A Warehousing Inc, et al.
Type: Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
State: New York
5
Amount: $11,700,000.00
Attorneys: Frank J. Lombardo of Wingate Russotti Shapiro & Halperin, LLP
Case: McGrath v. R.C.P.I. 30 Rock 22234849 LLC, et al.
Type: Construction Accident, Falling Object, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Contractor Negligence, Negligent Tort
State: New York
6
Amount: $9,360,000.00
Attorneys: David C. Wenholz, Sean B. Swords of Wenholz Dow P.C.
Case: Membreno v. City of Austin, et al.
Type: Construction Accident, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Wrongful Death, Electrical Injury, Negligent Maintenance, Utility Negligence, Negligent Tort
State: Texas
7
Amount: $7,677,000.00
Attorneys: James Pagliuca, Andrew L. Chambarry of Gill & Chamas, LLC
Case: Schultz v. Atlas Homes LLC, et al.
Type: Construction Accident, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Fall, Contractor Negligence, Negligent Tort
State: New Jersey
8
Amount: $6,683,922.00
Attorneys: Charles E. Wisell of Lipsig, Shapey, Manus & Moverman, PC
Case: Masmalaj v. New York City Econ. Dev. Corp., et al.
Type: Construction Accident, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Fall, Scaffolding Accident, Contractor Negligence, Negligent Tort
State: New York
9
Amount: $5,870,283.00
Attorneys: Dennis M. Prince, Kevin T. Strong of Prince Law Group
Case: Yahyavi v. Capriati Construction Corp. Inc.
Type: Car Accident, Construction Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Forklift Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: Nevada
10
Amount: $5,500,336.00
Attorneys: Bethany L. Schneider of Schneider Injury Law; Quynh-Huong Nguyen Davis of Davis Injury Firm
Case: Laguerre v. Cajun Contractors Inc.
Type: Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Falling Object, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Contractor Negligence, Negligent Tort
State: Georgia
11
Amount: $4,855,280.00
Attorneys: John J. Nonnenmacher of Jacob Oresky & Associates PLLC
Case: Encalada v. Riverside Retail LLC, et al.
Type: Construction Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Fall, Scaffolding Accident, Contractor Negligence, Negligent Tort
State: New York
12
Amount: $4,844,184.00
Attorneys: Peter C. Grenier of Grenier Law Group; Andrew G. Slutkin, Ethan S. Nochumowitz of Silverman Thompson Slutkin White
Case: Estate of Sardis v. Overhead Door Corp.
Type: Construction Accident, Failure to Warn, Product Liability, Work Accident, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Fall, Defective Product, Breach of Warranty of Merchantability, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
State: Virginia
13
Amount: $3,620,000.00
Attorneys: Randell C. Roberts, Justin C. Roberts, Frank D. Weedon of Roberts & Roberts
Case: Davis, et al. v Thurston, Owens & Newman, LLC
Type: Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Premises Liability, Work Accident, Wrongful Death, Electrical Injury, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
State: Texas
14
Amount: $3,587,064.00
Attorneys: Stephen H. Jacobson of Jaroslawicz & Jaros PLLC
Case: Aguaiza v. Manhattanview Terrace Inc.
Type: Construction Accident, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Brain Injury, Fall, Scaffolding Accident, Negligent Tort
State: New York
15
Amount: $2,959,251.00
Attorneys: Andrew W. Siegel of Siegel & Coonerty
Case: Lema v. 37 W. 14th St. Associates LLC, et al.
Type: Construction Accident, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Fall, Scaffolding Accident, Negligent Tort
State: New York
16
Amount: $2,579,000.00
Attorneys: Gerald H. Clark, Mark W. Morris of Clark Law Firm, PC
Case: Silva v. Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.
Type: Construction Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Workplace Safety, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
State: New Jersey
17
Amount: $2,343,701.00
Attorneys: John T. Dooley, Sean M. McMonagle of Law Offices of John T. Dooley, P.C.
Case: O’Connell v. Network Construction Co. Inc.
Type: Construction Accident, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Trip & Fall, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Failure to Supervise, Failure to Hire, Negligent Tort
State: New Jersey
18
Amount: $2,260,000.00
Attorneys: Donna H. Clancy of Clancy Law Firm P.C.; Darren Audino of Bardsley, Benedict + Cholden, LLP; Vincent P. Manning of Manning, Caliendo & Thomson, PA
Case: Bracken v. Torcon Inc.
Type: Construction Accident, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Contractor Negligence, Negligent Tort
State: New Jersey
19
Amount: $1,804,696.00
Attorneys: Nelson E. Baez of Lytal, Reiter, Smith, Ivey & Fronrath
Case: Hernandez v. G.S. Obler inc.
Type: Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Work Accident, Fall, Failure to Maintain, Failure to Supervise, Ladder Accident, Negligent Tort
State: Florida
20
Amount: $1,262,000.00
Attorneys: David H. Hanchey, Loreta L. Thibodeaux of The Townsley Law Firm; Kenneth Miller of Dudley DeBosier Injury Lawyers
Case: Echeverry v. Padgett, et al.
Type: Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Hiring, Negligent Training, Failure to Supervise, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: Louisiana

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