Top 10 Settlements in New Jersey in 2020

Top 10 Settlements in New Jersey in 2020We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 10 settlements obtained in New Jersey in the year 2020. 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 10 Settlements in New Jersey in 2020) you have also made the list of Top 20 Settlements in New Jersey in 2020.

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

1
Amount: $125,000,000.00
Attorneys: David M. Estes, David M. Freeman, David A. Mazie, Adam M. Epstein of Mazie Slater Katz & Freeman LLC
Case: Meister v. Verizon New Jersey Inc.
Type: Business Liability, Falling Object, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Failure to Maintain, Utility Negligence, Negligent Tort, Catastrophic Injury, Paraplegia, Paralysis Injury
2
Amount: $35,000,000.00
Attorneys: Roosevelt N. Nesmith of Law Office of Roosevelt N. Nesmith L.L.C.; Richard E. Quintilone II of Quintilone & Associates, Lake Forest, CA; David Markham of The Markham Law Firm; Catherine E. Anderson of Giskan Solotaroff & Anderson L.L.P.
Case: Merino v. Wells Fargo & Co., et al.
Type: Class Action, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
3
Amount: $12,500,000.00
Attorneys: Beth G. Baldinger, David Mazie of Mazie Slater Katz & Freeman LLC
Case: Ocasio v. Yeh, et al.
Type: Delayed Diagnosis, Delayed Treatment, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Amputation
4
Amount: $9,380,000.00
Attorneys: Peter Chamas, Robert Adinolfi of Gill & Chamas
Case: Munoz v. Sarkaria
Type: Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Anesthesia Error, Negligent Tort
5
Amount: $7,300,000.00
Attorneys: Joseph A. DiCroce of Law Office of Joseph A. Dicroce LLC
Case: Estate of Claussen v. Sakoutis Brothers Disposal Inc.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
6
Amount: $7,100,000.00
Attorneys: E. Drew Britcher, Armand Leone of Britcher Leone
Case: Tejada v. Hoboken University Medical Center
Type: Birth Injury, Business Liability, Delayed Childbirth, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Negligent Tort
7 (tie)
Amount: $6,500,000.00
Attorneys: Robert Adinolfi, Peter Chamas of Gill & Chamas
Case: Roman v. Rahal
Type: Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Anesthesia Error, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
7 (tie)
Amount: $6,500,000.00
Attorneys: Daryl Zaslow of Eichen Crutchlow Zaslow
Case: Estate of Horvath v. Alegre-Gomez, et al.
Type: Delayed Treatment, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
8
Amount: $5,500,000.00
Attorneys: David A. Mazie of Mazie Slater Katz & Freeman LLC
Case: Estate of Nelson v. Baratta, et al.
Type: Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Anesthesia Error, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
9
Amount: $4,730,000.00
Attorneys: Steven L. Wittels, Tiasha Palikovic of Wittels Law; Jerry A. Klafter, Seth R. Lesser, Fran L. Rudich of Klafter Olsen & Lesser L.L.P.; Alexis Helene Castillo of Lowey Dannenberg P.C.
Case: Little, et al. v. Ambit Northeast L.L.C., et al.
Type: Class Action, Consumer Fraud, Deceptive Trade Practices, False Advertising, Unjust Enrichment, Consumer Protection, Intentional Tort, Failure to Disclose
10
Amount: $4,500,000.00
Attorneys: Adam B. Lederman, Garry R. Salomon of Davis, Saperstein & Salomon, P.C.
Case: Kadubic, et al. v. Meizenis, et al.
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Emergency Vehicle Accident

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