Top 10 Personal Injury Settlements in New York in 2020

Top 10 Personal Injury Settlements in New York in 2020We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 10 personal injury 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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1
Amount:$15,000,000.00
Attorneys:David M. Oddo of Oddo & Babat, PC
Case: Plaintiff v. Confidential Defendant
Type:Delayed Treatment, Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort, Paraplegia, Paralysis Injury
2
Amount:$10,000,000.00
Attorneys:Gregory J. Cannata of Gregory J. Cannata & Associates, LLP
Case:Infant v. Foster Care Agency
Type:Assault & Battery, Business Liability, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Failure to Supervise, Children's Rights, Child Abuse, Foster Care Abuse, Negligent Tort, Child Protection
3
Amount:$9,250,000.00
Attorneys:Thomas Moore of Kramer, Dillof, Livingston & Moore
Case:Estate of Shane v. Podwall, et al.
Type:Delayed Treatment, Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort
4
Amount:$5,891,304.00
Attorneys:James P. Fitzgerald of The Fitzgerald Law Firm P.C.; Wendy Rothstein of Rogak, Gibbons & De Siver, LLP
Case:D.W., Pro Ami v. Goltyapina, et al.
Type:Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Lack of Informed Consent, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
5
Amount:$5,300,000.00
Attorneys:John P. Beatty of Beatty Law, PLLC
Case:In the matter of Infant v. New York Hair Stylist Salon, Inc.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Burn Injury, Negligent Tort
6
Amount:$5,000,000.00
Attorneys:Christopher Nyberg of Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Firm L.L.P.
Case:S.B., Pro Ami v. USA
Type:Government Negligence, Medical Malpractice, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Failure to Treat, Negligent Hiring, Lack of Informed Consent, Failure to Refer, Negligent Tort, Negligent Retention
7
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
8
Amount:$3,175,000.00
Attorneys:Pat James Crispi of Keogh Crispi P.C.
Case:Singh v. 911 LLC
Type:Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Work Accident, Fall, Ladder Accident, Negligent Tort
9
Amount:$3,046,940.00
Attorneys:Ira M. Newman, Joshua Fogel of Sanocki, Newman & Turret L.L.P.
Case:S.G., Pro Ami v. Sherwin, et al.
Type:Birth Injury, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Emotional Distress, Medication Error, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Lack of Informed Consent, Erb's Palsy, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
10
Amount:$2,252,353.00
Attorneys:Stuart L. Finz, Todd M. Rubin of Finz & Finz, P.C.
Case:Infant v. Hospital, et al.
Type:Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth, Hospital Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
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