Top 20 Medical Malpractice Settlements in the United States in 2019

Top 20 Medical Malpractice Settlements in the United States in 2019We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 20 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 20 Medical Malpractice Settlements in the United States in 2019) you have also made the list of Top 50 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
11
Amount: $5,900,000.00
Attorneys: Jay P. Deratany of Deratany & Kosner
Case: Baker v. County of Cook
Type: Government Negligence, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Failure to Treat, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: Illinois
12
Amount: $5,218,750.00
Attorneys: Carmine A. Rubino 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
State: New York
13
Amount: $5,100,000.00
Attorneys: Bruce H. Nagel, Susan F. Connors of Nagel Rice, LLP
Case: Ryan v. Shih, et al.
Type: Delayed Treatment, Failure to Diagnose, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Failure to Test
State: New Jersey
14 (tie)
Amount: $5,000,000.00
Attorneys: Daniel M. Hodes of Hodes Milman, LLP
Case: Confidential Plaintiff v. Defendant Surgeon
Type: Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Surgical Error, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: California
14 (tie)
Amount: $5,000,000.00
Attorneys: Joel J. Feller of Ross Feller Casey, LLP
Case: Estate of Silverman v. Holy Redeemer Health System, et al.
Type: Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Failure to Treat, Failure to Monitor, Premature Discharge, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Failure to Test
State: Pennsylvania
14 (tie)
Amount: $5,000,000.00
Attorneys: Michael F. Lombardi, Nicole M. Lombardi of Lombardi & Lombardi, P.A.
Case: Doglio v. Rutgers Medical School, et al.
Type: Government Negligence, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Surgical Error, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Neurosurgery Malpractice, Paraplegia, Paralysis Injury
State: New Jersey
14 (tie)
Amount: $5,000,000.00
Attorneys: Daryl L. Zaslow of Eichen Crutchlow Zaslow, LLP
Case: Vinci v. Montemurro, et al.
Type: Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: New Jersey
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
State: New York
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
State: New York
17
Amount: $4,300,000.00
Attorneys: Thomas E. Donahue, Nichole D. Podgurski of Donahue & Horrow LLP
Case: A.M., Pro Ami v. St. Mary Medical Center, et al.
Type: Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: California
18
Amount: $4,250,000.00
Attorneys: Danielle George of Phillips & Paolicelli, LLP
Case: Plaintiff v. Gastroenterologist, et al
Type: Delayed Diagnosis, Delayed Treatment, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Failure to Test
State: New York
19
Amount: $4,000,000.00
Attorneys: Robert Ross, Joshua R. Van Naarden of Ross Feller Casey, LLP
Case: Estate of Bostic v. Temple University Hospital Inc., et al.
Type: Delayed Diagnosis, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Failure to Treat, Failure to Refer, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Failure to Test
State: Pennsylvania
20
Amount: $3,860,000.00
Attorneys: Derek S. Raynes, Jeffrey S. Raynes of Raynes Erickson; Mitchell I. Roth of Law Offices of Mitchell I. Roth
Case: Mgborogwu v. Loma Linda University Medical Center
Type: Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Medication Error, Negligent Tort
State: California

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