Top 20 Motor Vehicle Accident Settlements in the United States in 2019

Top 20 Motor Vehicle Accident Settlements in the United States in 2019We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 20 motor vehicle accident 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 Motor Vehicle Accident Settlements in the United States in 2019) you have also made the list of Top 50 Motor Vehicle Accident Settlements in the United States in 2019.

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1
Amount:$37,350,000.00
Attorneys:Russell P. Reiner, Todd E. Slaughter, April K. Stratte of Reiner, Slaughter & Frankel LLP
Case:Anderson v. Caltrans
Type:Car Accident, Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident, Catastrophic Injury, Quadriplegia
State:California
2
Amount:$28,715,000.00
Attorneys:Rahul Ravipudi, Ian P. Samson, Paul A. Traina of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP; Jon C. Teller, Bobby Saadian, Daniel B. Miller of Wilshire Law Firm
Case:Sanchez v. Martinez, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Negligent Supervision, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort
State:California
3
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
State:New York
4
Amount:$23,500,000.00
Attorneys:Ryan H. Zehl, Matthew L. Martin, Eric J. Allen of Zehl & Associates, PC
Case:Burley v. Johnson Supply and Equipment Corp., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Emotional Distress, Head-on Collision, Catastrophic Injury
State:Texas
5
Amount:$19,750,000.00
Attorneys:Angelo A. Ziotas, Marco A. Allocca, Sarah A. Ricciardi of Silver Golub & Teitell LLP
Case:Estate of Vomoca v. Wakefern Food Corp., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:Connecticut
6
Amount:$12,750,000.00
Attorneys:David A. Mazie, Adam M. Epstein of Mazie Slater Katz & Freeman LLC
Case:Gillespie v. New Jersey Transit Corp., et al.
Type:Bus Accident, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, DUI, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Negligent Retention
State:New Jersey
7
Amount:$10,000,000.00
Attorneys:Patrick A. Salvi, Patrick Salvi, II , Brian L. Salvi, Carly E. Shannon of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard PC
Case:Calderon v. Ozinga Ready Mix Concrete, et al.
Type:Construction Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Single-Vehicle Accident, Amputation
State:Illinois
8
Amount:$8,625,000.00
Attorneys:Arash Homampour, Armine Safarian of The Homampour Law Firm, APLC; William W. Weathers of Peach & Weathers
Case:Fowler v. California Community News LLC
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Emotional Distress, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:California
9
Amount:$8,500,000.00
Attorneys:Peter S. Gordon, Supriya Kichloo of Gordon & Gordon (NY)
Case:Khan v. MTA, et al.
Type:Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Mass Transit Accident, Single-Vehicle Accident
State:New York
10
Amount:$8,000,000.00
Attorneys:Christopher M. Davis of Davis Law Group, P.S. (WA)
Case:Estate of Auto Driver v. Auto Driver
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Wrongful Death, DUI, Negligent Tort
State:Washington
11
Amount:$7,997,563.00
Attorneys:Christopher B. Dolan, Jeremy M. Jessup, Kimberly Levy of Dolan Law Firm PC
Case:Sudha, et al. v. Gomez, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident, Multi-Vehicle Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:California
12
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
State:New York
13
Amount:$6,955,000.00
Attorneys:Jeremy L. Geller of Trapp & Geller
Case:M.R. v. Pace Suburban Bus, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Single-Vehicle Accident
State:Illinois
14
Amount:$6,087,629.00
Attorneys:Hank Stout, Graham E. Sutliff of Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm
Case:Estate of Mild v. Detmar Logistics, LLC, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:Texas
15
Amount:$5,550,000.00
Attorneys:J. Davy Yockey of J. Davy Yockey Attorney At Law
Case:Sieger v. Eddington Tavern, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Dram Shop Liability, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Failure to Supervise, Failure to Train, DUI, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
State:Pennsylvania
16
Amount:$5,500,000.00
Attorneys:Laura F. Sedrish, Jubin J. Niamehr, Maria Gomez of Jacoby & Meyers LLC
Case:Brighton v. Hiromi Onishi
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
State:California
17 (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
State:New York
17 (tie)
Amount:$5,000,000.00
Attorneys:Irvin V. Cantor, Elliott M. Buckner, Joseph L. Cantor of Breit Cantor Grana Buckner PLLC; Brandon M. Gladstone of Becker, Kellogg & Berry, P.C.
Case:Xu, et al. v. Driver
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
State:Virginia
17 (tie)
Amount:$5,000,000.00
Attorneys:Paul M. McMahon, Richard J. Murphy of Costello, McMahon, Burke & Murphy Ltd.
Case:Estate of Lee v. Rice, et al.
Type:Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Single-Vehicle Accident
State:Illinois
17 (tie)
Amount:$5,000,000.00
Attorneys:Arash Khorsandi, Judd R. Allen, Brian G. Beecher, Danny Ledezma of The Law Offices of Arash Khorsandi, PC
Case:Flores v. La Tapatia Tortilleria, Inc.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort
State:California
17 (tie)
Amount:$5,000,000.00
Attorneys:Gary A. Dordick, Alaa A. Yasin of Dordick Law Corporation; Edwin Saghian , Shahab Mossavar-Rahmani, Robin Saghian of Omega Law Group, PC
Case:Hayes v. City of Long Beach
Type:Bus Accident, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Mass Transit Accident
State:California
18
Amount:$4,970,000.00
Attorneys:Michael Ghozland of Ghozland Law Firm
Case:Auto Driver v. Bus Driver, et al.
Type:Bus Accident, Car Accident, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:California
19
Amount:$4,900,000.00
Attorneys:James D. Montgomery Jr. of Montgomery Law Firm L.L.C.
Case:Estate of Adams v. City of Chicago, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Emergency Vehicle Accident
State:Illinois
20
Amount:$4,750,000.00
Attorneys:Eustace de Saint Phalle, Nicole R. Castronovo of Rains Lucia Stern St. Phalle & Silver, PC
Case:Quintero v. Vianna, et al.
Type:Bus Accident, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:California

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