Top 10 Verdicts in New York in 2020

Top 10 Verdicts in New York in 2020We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 10 plaintiff's jury verdicts obtained in New York in the year 2020. The list is comprised of various case types that were tried either in state or federal courts of New York.

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Amount: $854,565,576.00
Attorneys: Mike De Vries, Gianni Cutri, Adam Alper, Pat Carson, Leslie Schmidt, Ben Herbert, Adam Kaufmann, Joshua Simmons of Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Case: Syntel Sterling Best Shores Mauritius Limited v. Trizetto Group Inc.
Type: Copyright Infringement, Intellectual Property Infringement, Misappropriation of Trade Secrets, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
Amount: $10,600,000.00
Attorneys: Seth A. Harris, Alison R. Keenan, Blake G. Goldfarb of Burns & Harris
Case: Barragan v. NYCTA, et al.
Type: Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
Amount: $9,000,000.00
Attorneys: Jason Lesnevec, Michael S. Lamonsoff of Law Offices of Michael S. Lamonsoff P.L.L.C.
Case: Del Valle v. City of New York
Type: Assault & Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Government Negligence, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, False Arrest, Emotional Distress, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Negligent Tort
Amount: $7,000,000.00
Attorneys: Ronald Abramson, David G. Liston, Ari J. Jaffess, Alex G. Patchen of Liston Abramson LLP
Case: Kaufman v. Microsoft Corp.
Type: Intellectual Property Infringement, Patent Infringement, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
Amount: $6,250,000.00
Attorneys: Jordan K. Merson of Merson Law P.L.L.C.
Case: Njinga v. Alexiades, et al.
Type: Business Liability, Medical Malpractice, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Unnecessary Surgery, Lack of Informed Consent, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
Amount: $5,500,000.00
Attorneys: Raoul Felder of Stutman Stutman Lichtenstein & Felder, LLP
Case: Bardwil v. Bardwil
Type: Assault & Battery, Personal Injury, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress
Amount: $4,436,259.00
Attorneys: Michael Armienti of Armienti, DeBellis, Guglielmo & Rhoden L.L.P.
Case: Deflorio v. County of Nassau
Type: Car Accident, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Emotional Distress, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident, Emergency Vehicle Accident
Amount: $4,241,911.00
Attorneys: Max Silverberg, Alison R. Keenan of Burns & Harris
Case: Clarington Fortune v. New York City Housing Authority
Type: Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Falling Object, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Work Accident, Failure to Maintain, Negligent Tort
Amount: $4,030,000.00
Attorneys: Emil L. Samuels of Kelner & Kelner
Case: Miller v. Camelot Communications Group Inc., et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Single-Vehicle Accident
Amount: $4,000,000.00
Attorneys: Adam Deutsch of Fiedler Deutsch, LLP
Case: Olken v. Zajac
Type: Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Lack of Informed Consent, Negligent Tort
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