Top 20 Medical Malpractice Verdicts in the United States in 2019

Top 20 Medical Malpractice Verdicts in the United States in 2019We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 20 medical malpractice 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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Note: If you have made this list (Top 20 Medical Malpractice Verdicts in the United States in 2019) you have also made the list of Top 50 Medical Malpractice Verdicts in the United States in 2019.

Important: While we strive to achieve maximum accuracy and completeness of our lists, we cannot guarantee either at 100%. If you believe another verdict should be on this list, please submit it to us today.

1
Amount:$229,000,000.00
Attorneys:Keith D. Forman, Mary M. Koch, Sarah L. Smith of Wais, Vogelstein, Forman & Offutt LLC
Case:Byrom v. Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
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:Maryland
2
Amount:$110,640,958.00
Attorneys:Richard A. Gurfein, Preston J. Doulgas of Gurfein Douglas LLP
Case:Redish v. Adler, et al.
Type:Delayed Treatment, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Erroneous Treatment, Negligent Tort
State:New York
3
Amount:$100,673,368.00
Attorneys:Robert A. Clifford, Bradley M. Cosgrove, Keith A. Hebeisen, Charles R. Haskins, Sarah F. King of Clifford Law Offices, P.C.
Case:G.S. v. Walker, et al.
Type:Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth, Failure to Diagnose, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Failure to Inform, Failure to Report, Failure to Monitor, Negligent Tort
State:Illinois
4
Amount:$48,630,000.00
Attorneys:Ivy R. Gage, Danial O. Laird of The Gage Law Firm, PLLC
Case:Estate of Whitley-Murray v. Valley Health System L.L.C.
Type:Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Negligent Supervision, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Failure to Monitor, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Failure to Test
State:Nevada
5
Amount:$46,814,598.00
Attorneys:Evan Torgan, Mitchell K. Aaron, Ona E. Sanders of Torgan Cooper + Aaron
Case:Jones v. Jones, et al.
Type:Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Failure to Treat, Surgical Error, Lack of Informed Consent, Negligent Tort, Neurosurgery Malpractice, Failure to Test, Quadriplegia
State:New York
6
Amount:$30,550,000.00
Attorneys:Benjamin R. Zimmermann, David P. McCormack, Robert W. Casby of Sugarman and Sugarman, P.C.
Case:A.B., Pro Ami v. Cross Country Staffing Inc.
Type:Birth Injury, Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Inadequate Care, Cerebral Palsy, Failure to Monitor, Erroneous Treatment, Negligent Tort
State:Massachusetts
7
Amount:$30,000,000.00
Attorneys:David H. Marsh, Richard J. Riley, Derrick A. Mills of Marsh Rickard & Bryan, P.C.
Case:Estate of Sledge v. The DCH Health Care Authority, et al.
Type:Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Failure to Treat, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:Alabama
8
Amount:$28,500,000.00
Attorneys:Joshua D. Pollack of Kramer & Pollack LLP; Joel H. Robinson of Robinson & Yablon PC
Case:Hayden, et al. v. Zarghami, et al.
Type:Delayed Childbirth, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:New York
9
Amount:$28,057,288.00
Attorneys:Robert A. Miklos of Silberstein, Awad & Miklos PC
Case:Roberts v. New York City Health & Hospital Corp.
Type:Delayed Treatment, Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Failure to Test, Paralysis Injury
State:New York
10
Amount:$24,500,000.00
Attorneys:Todd J. Michaels of Haggard Law Firm, P.A.; Melissa Gunion, Daniel Harwin of Freedland Harwin Valori, PL
Case:Estate of Torres v. Gonzalez-Garcia, et al.
Type:Delayed Treatment, Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Failure to Refer, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Failure to Test
State:Florida
11
Amount:$23,900,000.00
Attorneys:Robert N. Gellatly, Joel D. Cunningham, John E. Gagliardi, Deborah L. Martin of Luvera Law Firm
Case:L.B, Pro Ami v. Jefferson County Public Hospital District
Type:Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:Washington
12
Amount:$23,594,000.00
Attorneys:Jack M. Beam, Matthew M. Patterson of Beam Legal Team LLC
Case:A.W. v. Presence St. Joseph Hospital - Chicago
Type:Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth, Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Negligent Hiring, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Negligent Retention
State:Illinois
13
Amount:$18,254,033.00
Attorneys:John G. Simon, John M. Simon of The Simon Law Firm, P.C.
Case:S.G., Pro Ami v. St. Louis University
Type:Delayed Treatment, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Misdiagnosis, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:Missouri
14
Amount:$18,079,716.00
Attorneys:James F. Wilkens of Sullivan Papain Block McGrath Coffinas & Cannavo, P.C.
Case:McCloud v. Montefiore Med. Center, et al.
Type:Birth Injury, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Failure to Treat, Erb's Palsy, Failure to Refer, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:New York
15
Amount:$17,000,000.00
Attorneys:Paul A. Lauricella, Slade H. McLaughlin of McLaughlin & Lauricella PC
Case:Heaney v. Dadzie, et al.
Type:Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Failure to Monitor, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:New Jersey
16
Amount:$15,000,000.00
Attorneys:Alan Goldfarb, David Charles Appleby of Alan Goldfarb, P.A.
Case:Estate of Hayes v. Hialeah Hospital Inc.
Type:Delayed Treatment, Failure to Diagnose, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Failure to Treat, Failure to Supervise, Failure to Train, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Failure to Test
State:Florida
17
Amount:$14,490,000.00
Attorneys:Daniel A. Rottier, Eric J. Ryberg of Habush Habush & Rottier
Case:Barsuli v. Virtual Radiologic Corp., et al.
Type:Delayed Treatment, Medical Malpractice, Misdiagnosis, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Paraplegia
State:Wisconsin
18
Amount:$14,350,000.00
Attorneys:Sidney Schupak of The Law Offices of Sidney Schupak, LLC
Case:Leval v. Washington Radiology Assoc. P.C., et al.
Type:Delayed Diagnosis, Delayed Treatment, Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:District of Columbia
19
Amount:$14,031,841.00
Attorneys:John Eric Romano of Romano Law Group
Case:McManus v. Morreale, D.C.
Type:Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Failure to Treat, Lack of Informed Consent, Negligent Tort, Chiropractor Malpractice
State:Florida
20
Amount:$14,000,000.00
Attorneys:P. Charles Scholle of Scholle Law; James M. Poe of James M. Poe, PC
Case:Johnson v. Francis
Type:Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Anesthesia Error, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:Georgia

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