Top 10 Motor Vehicle Accident Settlements in New York in 2020

Top 10 Motor Vehicle Accident Settlements in New York in 2020We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 10 motor vehicle accident settlements obtained in New York 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 Motor Vehicle Accident Settlements in New York in 2020) you have also made the list of Top 20 Motor Vehicle Accident Settlements in New York 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:$12,500,000.00
Attorneys:James C. Napoli of Caesar & Napoli, PC
Case:Zhou v. NYCTA, et al.
Type:Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
2 (tie)
Amount:$9,000,000.00
Attorneys:Paul J. Edelstein, Arthur Blyakher of Edelsteins, Faegenburg & Brown LLP
Case:Mesamed v. Vandeusen, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Dram Shop Liability, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, DUI, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability, Single-Vehicle Accident
2 (tie)
Amount:$9,000,000.00
Attorneys:Scott Occhiogrosso, Daniel P. O'Toole of Block O'Toole & Murphy, LLP
Case:Estate of Rorapaugh v. Meadow, et al.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability
3
Amount:$8,500,000.00
Attorneys:Thomas Moore of Kramer, Dillof, Livingston & Moore
Case:Estate of Cristina v. AutoZone Northeast, Inc., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
4
Amount:$3,625,000.00
Attorneys:Paul J. Edelstein of Edelsteins, Faegenburg & Brown LLP
Case:McGhee-Mack v. Harley, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability
5
Amount:$3,449,900.00
Attorneys:Patrick J. Mullaney of Mullaney & Gjelaj, PLLC
Case:Poletayev v. Danna, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Emergency Vehicle Accident
6
Amount:$3,400,000.00
Attorneys:David S. Levy, Moshe Borukh of Spar & Bernstein P.C.
Case:Estate of S.P. v Denali Water Solutions, LLC, et al.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
7
Amount:$3,250,000.00
Attorneys:Edward Horn of Law Office of Edward Horn; Terrence L. Tarver of Tarver Law Firm, P.C.
Case:Estate of Espinal v. The State of New York
Type:Dangerous Condition, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
8
Amount:$3,200,000.00
Attorneys:Joseph D. Morath of Connors LLP
Case:Dunn v. Covanta Niagara I, LLC, et al.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Contractor Negligence, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
9
Amount:$3,100,000.00
Attorneys:Judd F. Kleeger of Hecht Kleeger & Damashek, PC
Case:Harderman v. NYCTA, et al.
Type:Bus Accident, Business Liability, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
10 (tie)
Amount:$2,300,000.00
Attorneys:Marc Reibman, Steven Weiner of Reibman & Weiner
Case:Barrett v. Holohan
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability
10 (tie)
Amount:$2,300,000.00
Attorneys:Stephen Z. Williamson of Law Office of Stephen Z. Williamson, P.L.L.C.
Case:Morel v. The State of New York
Type:Bus Accident, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident

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