Top 50 Personal Injury Settlements in New York in 2020

Top 50 Personal Injury Settlements in New York in 2020We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 50 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:$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
4
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
5
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
6
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
7
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
8
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
9
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
10
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
11
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:$1,850,000.00
Attorneys:R. Thomas Colonna of Sullivan Papain Block McGrath Coffinas and Cannavo
Case:Calvert v. City Trampoline Indoor Park, Inc.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Fall, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
14
Amount:$1,800,000.00
Attorneys:Kevin T. McCarthy of McMahon & McCarthy
Case:Mack vs. NY Presbyterian Hospital
Type:Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Inadequate Care, 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 (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
16 (tie)
Amount:$1,500,000.00
Attorneys:Todd J. Krouner of Law Office of Todd J. Krouner, P.C.
Case:Martinez v. 10th Avenue Hospitality Group
Type:Dangerous Condition, Falling Object, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Work Accident, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort
16 (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
16 (tie)
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
17
Amount:$1,400,000.00
Attorneys:Arkady Frekhtman, Richard R. Mogg of Frekhtman & Associates
Case:Marke v. City of NY
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip & Fall, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
18
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
19
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
20
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
21 (tie)
Amount:$1,100,000.00
Attorneys:Michaelangelo Matera of The Matera Law Firm
Case:Moretti v. Reilly Windows and Doors
Type:Construction Accident, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Fall, Ladder Accident, Negligent Tort
21 (tie)
Amount:$1,100,000.00
Attorneys:Michael Levitz of Shulman & Hill, PLLC
Case:Amer v. De Leso, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
22 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Eli Wagschal of Giampa Law
Case:Motorcyclist v. Car Rental Co.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability
22 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Kevin T. McCarthy of McMahon McCarthy
Case:Junkovic v. Senior Ride Transportation LLC
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
22 (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
23
Amount:$975,000.00
Attorneys:Pro Se
Case:C.M.P., Pro Ami v. Noiam Mgodim Congregation
Type:Bicycle Accident, Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
24
Amount:$925,000.00
Attorneys:Sameer Chopra, Alex Nocerino of Chopra & Nocerino
Case:Weinmeier v. Thomas, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort
25 (tie)
Amount:$750,000.00
Attorneys:Alex Nocerino, Sameer Chopra of Chopra & Nocerino
Case:McLaughlin v. Adzima, et al.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
25 (tie)
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
26
Amount:$700,000.00
Attorneys:Thomas G. Cascione of Cascione, Purcigliotti & Galluzzi PC
Case:Kahn v. Yanity
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort
27
Amount:$610,000.00
Attorneys:John M. Porchia of Lite & Russell
Case:Allen v. King, et al.
Type:Bus Accident, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
28
Amount:$600,000.00
Attorneys:Daniel Klebanoff of Klebanoff Attorneys, P.C.
Case:Plaintiff v. Supermarket
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip & Fall, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
29
Amount:$537,500.00
Attorneys:Peter C. Kaiteris, Aileen R. Kavanagh of Kaiteris & Kavanagh P.L.L.C.; R. Douglas Gentile, Jeffrey D. Rowe of Rouse Frets Gentile Rhodes L.L.C.
Case:J.B., Pro Ami v. Helupka, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Quadriplegia, Paralysis Injury
30
Amount:$500,000.00
Attorneys:Kevin M. Habberfield of Black Lyle & Habberfield, LLP
Case:Ensell v. City Service Transportation, Inc., et. al.
Type:Business Liability, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
31
Amount:$490,000.00
Attorneys:Frank A. Delle Donne of Monaco & Monaco
Case:A.G., Pro Ami v. Baldwin, et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Dog Bite, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Maintenance, Animal Attack, Negligent Tort
32
Amount:$475,000.00
Attorneys:Igor Grichanik of The Barnes Firm
Case:Tenant v. Estate of Landlord, et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip & Fall, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
33
Amount:$460,000.00
Attorneys:Marc A. Novick of Peters, Berger, Koshel & Goldberg, P.C.
Case:Z.J., Pro Ami v. 1710 West 4th LLC, et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Toxic Exposure, Failure to Maintain, Negligent Tort, Lead Poisoning
34
Amount:$434,575.50
Attorneys:Max Silverberg of Burns & Harris
Case:Porecki v. Lasership, Inc.
Type:Business Liability, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
35
Amount:$425,000.00
Attorneys:Dennis P. Ryan of Law Office of Dennis P. Ryan
Case:Cerrati v. American Lamp Recycling, LLP
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
36
Amount:$395,000.00
Attorneys:Michael D. Fitzgerald of Sgarlato & Sgarlato P.L.L.C.
Case:B.F, Pro Ami v. T.U.C. Management Co. Inc., et al.
Type:Business Liability, Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip & Fall, Failure to Maintain, Negligent Tort
37
Amount:$365,000.00
Attorneys:Edward P. Milstein of Dankner & Milstein P.C.
Case:D.C., Pro Ami v. Estate of Lipari
Type:Birth Injury, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Erb's Palsy, Negligent Tort
38 (tie)
Amount:$350,000.00
Attorneys:Matthew J. Salimbene of Matthew J. Salimbene, PC
Case:Plaintiff v. Premises Owner and Leasee
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Trip & Fall, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
38 (tie)
Amount:$350,000.00
Attorneys:Jarad L. Siegel of Monteleone & Siegel P.L.L.C.
Case:S.Z., Pro Ami v. Five-Star Gymnastics Academy Inc., et al.
Type:Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Failure to Supervise, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
39
Amount:$325,000.00
Attorneys:Ellen D. Lazarus of Neimark & Neimark L.L.P.
Case:B.M., Pro Ami v. East Ramapo Central School District
Type:Dangerous Condition, Government Negligence, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, School Safety, Slip & Fall, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
40
Amount:$320,000.00
Attorneys:Matthew J. Salimbene of Matthew J. Salimbene, PC
Case:Plaintiff v. Dog Owner
Type:Personal Injury, Animal Attack, Strict Liability
41
Amount:$305,000.00
Attorneys:Raquel J. Greenberg of Greenberg Law P.C.
Case:In the matter of N.J.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Tort
42 (tie)
Amount:$300,000.00
Attorneys:John F. Harwick of Hacker Murphy L.L.P.
Case:M.M., Pro Ami v. Deepe
Type:Dangerous Condition, Dog Bite, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Emotional Distress, Failure to Supervise, Animal Attack, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
42 (tie)
Amount:$300,000.00
Attorneys:Mark R. Danna of Danna & Danna
Case:E.B., Pro Ami v. Singleton
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip & Fall, Negligent Tort
42 (tie)
Amount:$300,000.00
Attorneys:Martin L. Ginsberg of Martin L. Ginsberg P.C
Case:I.A., Pro Ami v. Incorporated Village of Pelham Manor
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Trip & Fall, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
43
Amount:$295,000.00
Attorneys:Barry Woolfson of Barry Woolfson, Esq.; Imro M. Rooi of Imro M. Rooi, Esq., P.C.
Case:Kvrgic v. Savu
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Trip & Fall, Failure to Maintain, Negligent Tort
44
Amount:$285,000.00
Attorneys:Alex Nocerino of Chopra & Nocerino
Case:In the Matter of Digiacomo v. CUNY, et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Government Negligence, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip & Fall, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
45
Amount:$280,000.00
Attorneys:Pat James Crispi of Keogh Crispi P.C.
Case:Figueroa-Fontalvo v. Tishman Construction Corp. of NY
Type:Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Work Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability
46 (tie)
Amount:$250,000.00
Attorneys:Harlan A. Platz of Law Office of Harlan A. Platz P.L.L.C.,
Case:I.B., Pro Ami v. Huang
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
46 (tie)
Amount:$250,000.00
Attorneys:K. John Wright of Cellino & Barnes P.C.
Case:B.S., Pro Ami, et al. v. Ferrin
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort
46 (tie)
Amount:$250,000.00
Attorneys:Steve N. Okasi of Okasi & Okasi P.C.
Case:J.K., Pro Ami v. South Bronx Early College Academy Charter School
Type:Assault & Battery, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, School Safety, Negligent Tort
46 (tie)
Amount:$250,000.00
Attorneys:Sameer Chopra, Alex Nocerino of Chopra & Nocerino
Case:Hernandez Villatoro v. Ambrosino, et al.
Type:Construction Accident, Falling Object, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Negligent Tort
46 (tie)
Amount:$250,000.00
Attorneys:Peter Catalano of Catalano Law
Case:In the matter of Snyder
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Premature Childbirth
46 (tie)
Amount:$250,000.00
Attorneys:Craig H. Snyder of Susan M. Karten & Associates L.L.P.
Case:In the matter of Kurbogaj
Type:Personal Injury, Product Liability, Strict Liability, Design Defect
46 (tie)
Amount:$250,000.00
Attorneys:William J. Beinin of Herman & Beinin
Case:S.M., Pro Ami v. Viola
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
46 (tie)
Amount:$250,000.00
Attorneys:Steven M. Gershowitz of Raphaelson & Levine Law Firm P.C.
Case:Chen v. Benczak
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
47
Amount:$248,500.00
Attorneys:Sameer Chopra, Alex Nocerino of Chopra & Nocerino
Case:Guercio v. Dalcollo
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
48 (tie)
Amount:$235,000.00
Attorneys:Matthew F. Rice of Fellows Hymowitz P.C.
Case:R.A., Pro Ami v. NYSARC Inc., et al.
Type:Business Liability, Personal Injury, Breach of Duty of Care, Failure to Supervise, Negligent Tort, Day Care Negligence
48 (tie)
Amount:$235,000.00
Attorneys:Rachel E. Horn of Klebanoff Attorneys, P.C.
Case:Hennessey v. Neill
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
49 (tie)
Amount:$225,000.00
Attorneys:Daniel Klebanoff of Klebanoff Attorneys, P.C.
Case:Perillo v. Multiple Drivers
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Multi-Vehicle Accident, Negligent Tort
49 (tie)
Amount:$225,000.00
Attorneys:Barry Salzman of Barasch, McGarry, Salzman & Penson
Case:Kramer v. County of Suffolk, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort, Emergency Vehicle Accident
49 (tie)
Amount:$225,000.00
Attorneys:Daniel C. Minc of Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff L.L.P.
Case:F.R., Pro Ami v. New York City Health & Hospitals Corp.
Type:Birth Injury, Business Liability, Delayed Childbirth, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Negligent Tort
49 (tie)
Amount:$225,000.00
Attorneys:Benjamin A. Jacobson of Law Offices of Tobias & Kuhn
Case:A.C., Pro Ami v. Prado, et al.
Type:Hospital Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
49 (tie)
Amount:$225,000.00
Attorneys:Joshua Fogel of Sanocki, Newman & Turret L.L.P.
Case:P.B., Pro Ami v. Maimonides Medical Center
Type:Business Liability, Delayed Diagnosis, Delayed Treatment, Medical Malpractice, Misdiagnosis, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Negligent Tort, Failure to Test
50
Amount:$210,000.00
Attorneys:Ramy Joudeh of Chopra & Nocerino, LLP
Case:Alashker v. Lavda, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort

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