Top 20 Personal Injury Settlements in the United States in 2019

Top 20 Personal Injury Settlements in the United States in 2019We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 20 personal injury 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. It does, however, exclude cases settled for an undisclosed amount.

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Note: If you have made this list (Top 20 Personal Injury Settlements in the United States in 2019) you have also made the list of Top 50 Personal Injury 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:$36,000,000.00
Attorneys:Paul J. Edelstein, Glenn K. Faegenburg of Edelsteins, Faegenburg & Brown LLP
Case:Tavares, et al. v. City of NY, et al.
Type:Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Falling Object, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Brain Injury, Negligent Maintenance, Excavator Accident, Negligent Tort, Paralysis Injury
State:New York
3
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
4
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
5
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
6
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
7
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
8 (tie)
Amount:$20,000,000.00
Attorneys:Brian W. Easton, Matthew D. Easton, Travis R. Easton, Gabriel M. Mendoza of Easton & Easton, LLP
Case:Plaintiff v. Premises Owner
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
State:California
8 (tie)
Amount:$20,000,000.00
Attorneys:Deborah S. Chang, Brian J. Panish, Thomas A. Schultz of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP; Richard L. Duquette of Richard L. Duquette Law Firm
Case:Du v. The City of San Diego
Type:Bicycle Accident, Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Government Negligence, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Maintenance, Construction Defect, Negligent Tort
State:California
9
Amount:$19,200,000.00
Attorneys:David A. Mazie, Matthew R. Mendelsohn, David M. Freeman of Mazie Slater Katz & Freeman LLC
Case:Henderson v. Elizabethtown Gas et al.
Type:Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Burn Injury, Gas Leak, Utility Negligence, Negligent Tort, Gas Explosion
State:New Jersey
10
Amount:$14,249,348.00
Attorneys:James S. Rogers, Heather M. Cover of Law Offices of James S. Rogers; Daniel A. Rottier, Eric J. Ryberg of Habush Habush & Rottier
Case:Bicyclist v. Confidential Bicycle Part Retailer, et al.
Type:Bicycle Accident, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Defective Product, Strict Liability, Quadriplegia, Paralysis Injury
State:Washington
11 (tie)
Amount:$14,000,000.00
Attorneys:Arash Khorsandi, Brian G. Beecher of The Law Offices of Arash Khorsandi, PC
Case:Jane Doe v. Farm Operator, et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Product Liability, Work Accident, Failure to Maintain, Negligent Tort
State:California
11 (tie)
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
11 (tie)
Amount:$14,000,000.00
Attorneys:Gary A. Dordick, Christopher V. Bulone of Dordick Law Corporation; Jeffrey S. Dawson of The Law office of Jeffrey S. Dawson
Case:T.J. v. University Community Association
Type:Dangerous Condition, Falling Object, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Brain Injury, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
State:California
12
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
13
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
14
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
15 (tie)
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
15 (tie)
Amount:$11,500,000.00
Attorneys:Daniel P. O'Toole of Block O'Toole & Murphy, LLP
Case:Zeqiraj v. 45 E 22nd Street Property
Type:Construction Accident, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Negligent Tort
State:New York
16 (tie)
Amount:$11,000,000.00
Attorneys:Daniel P. O'Toole, Scott Occhiogrosso of Block O'Toole & Murphy, LLP
Case:Mirzayev v. JPER LLC, et al.
Type:Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Fall, Contractor Negligence, Negligent Tort, Catastrophic Injury
State:New York
16 (tie)
Amount:$11,000,000.00
Attorneys:Ramzy P. Ladah, Anthony L. Ashby of Ladah Law Firm
Case:M.B., Pro Ami v. Pennwood Partners L.P., et al.
Type:Breach of Warranty, Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Falling Object, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Brain Injury, Failure to Maintain, Negligent Hiring, Emotional Distress, Negligent Training, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Negligent Retention
State:Nevada
17
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
18
Amount:$9,500,000.00
Attorneys:Todd A. Smith, Brian LaCien of Smith LaCien LLP
Case:Dumitrescu v. City of Chicago
Type:Bicycle Accident, Dangerous Condition, Government Negligence, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
State:Illinois
19
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
20
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

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