Top 20 Motor Vehicle Accident Settlements in New York in 2020

Top 20 Motor Vehicle Accident Settlements in New York in 2020We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 20 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 20 Motor Vehicle Accident Settlements in New York in 2020) you have also made the list of Top 50 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
11 (tie)
Amount:$2,000,000.00
Attorneys:Brian P. Murphy of Rappaport, Glass, Levine & Zullo, LLP
Case:Schinina v. Musillo
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability
11 (tie)
Amount:$2,000,000.00
Attorneys:Gary Slobin of Alpert Slobin & Rubenstein LLP
Case:Palumbo v. City of New York, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
11 (tie)
Amount:$2,000,000.00
Attorneys:Darren T. Moore of The Law Offices of Darren T. Moore PC
Case:Lopez v. ECCO, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
12
Amount:$1,952,616.00
Attorneys:Robin J. Bond of Douglas & London P.C.
Case:K.W., Pro Ami v. Stewart, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability
13
Amount:$1,750,000.00
Attorneys:Stephen J. Murphy, Michael J. Hurwitz of Block O'Toole & Murphy, LLP
Case:Diaz v. American B D Co., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
14
Amount:$1,700,000.00
Attorneys:Stephen J. Murphy, David L. Scher of Block O'Toole & Murphy, LLP
Case:Skipwith v. Sisters of St. Joseph, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
15
Amount:$1,600,000.00
Attorneys:Alison Cannata Hendele of Gregory J. Cannata & Associates, LLP
Case:Driver v. Electric Company et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
16
Amount:$1,525,000.00
Attorneys:Stephen Z. Williamson of Law Office of Stephen Z. Williamson, P.L.L.C.
Case:Soto v. A Very Special Place, Inc., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
17 (tie)
Amount:$1,500,000.00
Attorneys:Brett R. Leitner, Justin Varughese, Nicholas Warywoda of Leitner Varughese Warywoda, PLLC
Case:Fleicher v. Olsen, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
17 (tie)
Amount:$1,500,000.00
Attorneys:Andrew Pillersdorf of The Pillersdorf Law Firm
Case:Jones v. Reachout Healthcare America Ltd.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
18
Amount:$1,325,000.00
Attorneys:Jeffrey A. Block, Daniel M. Seiden of Block O'Toole & Murphy, LLP
Case:Persaud v. Arch Electric Inc., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
19 (tie)
Amount:$1,300,000.00
Attorneys:Robert C. Rosenberg of Koenigsberg & Associates Law Offices
Case:Kucur v. Mironis, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
19 (tie)
Amount:$1,300,000.00
Attorneys:Stephen J. Murphy, David L. Scher of Block O'Toole & Murphy, LLP
Case:Rivera v. Transcare New York Inc., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
19 (tie)
Amount:$1,300,000.00
Attorneys:John Coco of Law Offices of John Coco P.L.L.C.
Case:Corradengo v. Dalland, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
20
Amount:$1,225,000.00
Attorneys:Alex Nocerino of Chopra & Nocerino
Case:Ortiz v. Watson-Brown, et al.
Type:Bus Accident, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Multi-Vehicle Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior

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