Top 20 Medical Malpractice Settlements in New York in 2020

Top 20 Medical Malpractice Settlements in New York in 2020We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 20 medical malpractice 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 20 Medical Malpractice Settlements in New York in 2020) you have also made the list of Top 50 Medical Malpractice 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: $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: $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
3
Amount: $7,169,735.80
Attorneys: Joseph M. Kelley Jr. of Harris Law
Case: C.M., Pro Ami v. Columbia Memorial Hospital, et al.
Type: Birth Injury, Business Liability, Delayed Childbirth, Failure to Diagnose, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
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: $5,400,000.00
Attorneys: John C. Cherundolo, Robin C. Zimpel-Fontaine of Cherundolo Law Firm P.L.L.C.
Case: C.M., Pro Ami v. Silverman, et al.
Type: Birth Injury, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Failure to Monitor, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
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: $3,500,000.00
Attorneys: Steven G. Schiesel of Pecoraro & Schiesel
Case: Estate of Begum v. Jack D. Weiler of The Albert Einstein College of Medicine, et al.
Type: Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Failure to Monitor, Anesthesia Error, Lack of Informed Consent, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
8
Amount: $3,300,000.00
Attorneys: Michael A. Bottar of Bottar Leone P.L.L.C.
Case: Estate of Rauscher v. Shenker, et al.
Type: Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Failure to Test
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: $2,280,000.00
Attorneys: David A. Kates of Schwartz Goldstone Campisi & Kates LLP
Case: Estate of Choy v. Gupta, et al.
Type: Delayed Diagnosis, Delayed Treatment, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
11
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
12
Amount: $2,195,264.00
Attorneys: Michael E. Zuller of Zuller Law Offices
Case: H.L., Pro Ami v. Khovidhunkit
Type: Delayed Treatment, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Anesthesia Error, Negligent Tort, Paralysis Injury
13
Amount: $1,925,000.00
Attorneys: E. Stewart Jones Jr. of E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy L.L.P.
Case: E.H., Pro Ami v. River and Mountain Midwives P.L.L.C., et al.
Type: Birth Injury, Business Liability, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
14
Amount: $1,800,000.00
Attorneys: Kevin T. McCarthy of McMahon & McCarthy
Case: Mack v. NY Presbyterian Hospital
Type: Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Inadequate Care, Negligent Tort
15
Amount: $1,500,000.00
Attorneys: CaraMia Hart of Finz & Finz, P.C.
Case: Patient v. Hospital
Type: Business Liability, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Failure to Treat, Negligent Tort
16
Amount: $1,318,182.00
Attorneys: Howard E. Shafran of Shafran & Rock P.L.L.C.
Case: P.S., Pro Ami v. Smith-Foy
Type: Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Medication Error, Negligent Tort
17
Amount: $1,200,000.00
Attorneys: Stuart L. Finz, Todd M. Rubin of Finz & Finz, P.C.
Case: Patient v. New York City Hospital
Type: Business Liability, Delayed Diagnosis, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort
18 (tie)
Amount: $1,000,000.00
Attorneys: Stuart L. Finz, CaraMia Hart of Finz & Finz, P.C.
Case: Patient v. Surgeon
Type: Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Surgical Error, Negligent Tort
18 (tie)
Amount: $1,000,000.00
Attorneys: Stuart L. Finz, Todd M. Rubin, CaraMia Hart of Finz & Finz, P.C.
Case: Estate of Patient v. Doctor
Type: Delayed Diagnosis, Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
19
Amount: $810,300.00
Attorneys: Christopher Nyberg of The Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Firm L.L.P.
Case: R.D., Pro Ami v. Simonson
Type: Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Negligent Tort
20
Amount: $750,000.00
Attorneys: Carmine A. Rubino of Kramer, Dillof, Livingston & Moore
Case: C.C., Pro Ami v. New York Presbyterian Hospital
Type: Business Liability, Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Failure to Treat, Failure to Inform, Negligent Tort

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