Top 20 Wrongful Death Settlements in Pennsylvania in 2020

Top 20 Wrongful Death Settlements in Pennsylvania in 2020We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 20 wrongful death settlements obtained in Pennsylvania 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 Wrongful Death Settlements in Pennsylvania in 2020) you have also made the list of Top 50 Wrongful Death Settlements in Pennsylvania in 2020.

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1
Amount:$3,300,000.00
Attorneys:Greg Prosmushkin, of Law Offices of Greg Prosmushkin, P.C.
Case:Estate of Motorcyclist v. Bus Co.
Type:Bus Accident, Business Liability, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort
2
Amount:$2,500,000.00
Attorneys:Andrew J. Stern, Elizabeth A. Crawford of Kline & Specter P.C.
Case:Estate of Colon v. Einstein Medical Center, et al.
Type:Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Misdiagnosis, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Failure to Treat, Failure to Train, Lack of Informed Consent, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Neurosurgery Malpractice, Failure to Test
3
Amount:$2,250,000.00
Attorneys:Steven G. Wigrizer, Jason S. Weiss of Wapner, Newman, Wigrizer, Brecher & Miller, P.C.
Case:Estate of Burnett v. Pennsylvania Hospital of The University of Pennsylvania Health System, et al.
Type:Business Liability, Delayed Diagnosis, Delayed Treatment, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Fall, Inadequate Care, Negligent Tort
4
Amount:$1,591,666.00
Attorneys:Jonathan D. Marx of Kaplun Marx P.L.L.C.
Case:Estate of Scavo v. EF Corp., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Hiring, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability
5
Amount:$1,500,000.00
Attorneys:Timothy R. Lawn of Raynes McCarty
Case:Estate of Kelly v. Premier Urgent Care, et al.
Type:Delayed Treatment, Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Failure to Test
6
Amount:$1,300,000.00
Attorneys:Nicholas A. Veronis of Hagelgans & Veronis, LLP
Case:Estate of Oswald v. Gable, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Wrongful Death, Head-on Collision, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Emergency Vehicle Accident
7
Amount:$1,280,000.00
Attorneys:Jeffrey P. Hoyle, Michael JL Handley of The Law Offices of Jeffrey P. Hoyle
Case:DiAntonio v. Kelly
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort
8
Amount:$1,227,590.00
Attorneys:Wade Suthard, Raymond M. Bily of Reiff & Bily
Case:Estate of Vafokulova v. UA International Consulting Corp., et al.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
9
Amount:$1,175,000.00
Attorneys:Neil R. Rosen of Rosen, Louik & Perry PC
Case:Estate of Mollura v. Pennsylvania Department of Corrections, et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Government Negligence, Work Accident, Wrongful Death, Failure to Maintain, Utility Negligence, Negligent Tort
10
Amount:$1,150,000.00
Attorneys:Francis J. Curran of The Curran Firm P.C.
Case:Estate of Myers v. Eagleville Hospital
Type:Business Liability, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Medication Error, Failure to Monitor, Negligent Tort
11 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Brian Hall of Eisenberg, Rothweiler, Winkler, Eisenberg & Jeck, P.C.
Case:Estate of Allen v. Holy Redeemer Health System, et al.
Type:Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Failure to Treat, Failure to Monitor, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Failure to Test
11 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Jason S. Weiss of Wapner, Newman, Wigrizer, Brecher & Miller, P.C.
Case:Estate of Dixon v. Albert Einstein Healthcare Network
Type:Delayed Treatment, Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Failure to Treat, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
11 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Thomas R. Kline, Regan Safier of Kline & Specter, PC
Case:Estate of Brantley v. USA
Type:Delayed Treatment, Government Negligence, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Failure to Inform, Failure to Refer, Negligent Tort, Failure to Test
11 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Ian T. Norris of Reddick Moss PLLC
Case:Estate of Gethers v. Hillcrest Center
Type:Business Liability, Nursing Home Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Failure to Supervise, Inadequate Care, Failure to Train, Negligent Tort
11 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Barry G. Magen of Kline & Specter P.C.
Case:Estate of Crossin v. Shackleford, et al.
Type:Delayed Treatment, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Failure to Treat, Failure to Monitor, Failure to Refer, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
12
Amount:$935,000.00
Attorneys:Amy Guth of Kline & Specter PC
Case:Estate of of C.D. III v. Firely Home For Kids, et al.
Type:Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Inadequate Care, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
13 (tie)
Amount:$900,000.00
Attorneys:Emmanuel Iheukwumere of Emmanuel Law Firm LLC
Case:Estate of Brown v. Albert Einstein Medical Center, et al.
Type:Delayed Diagnosis, Delayed Treatment, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Failure to Monitor, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Failure to Test
13 (tie)
Amount:$900,000.00
Attorneys:David J. Caputo of Youman & Caputo, LLC
Case:Estate of Detweiler v. Greenspan, et al.
Type:Delayed Treatment, Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Failure to Test
14
Amount:$780,833.00
Attorneys:Kevin P. O’Brien of Stampone Law P.C.
Case:Estate of Barton v. EF Corp., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Hiring, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability
15 (tie)
Amount:$750,000.00
Attorneys:Anthony J. Baratta of Baratta, Russell & Baratta
Case:Estate of Jiang v. Bala Motor Sports, Inc., et al.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Negligent Supervision, Pedestrian Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Hiring, Negligent Training, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Single-Vehicle Accident
15 (tie)
Amount:$750,000.00
Attorneys:Lorraine Donnelly of Wilkes & McHugh, P.A.
Case:Estate of Jackson v. Mid-Atlantic Healthcare, LLC, et al.
Type:Business Liability, Nursing Home Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Fall, Failure to Treat, Failure to Supervise, Inadequate Care, Failure to Monitor, Negligent Tort
16
Amount:$700,000.00
Attorneys:Kathleen Kirkpatrick of Tucker Law Group L.L.C.
Case:Estate of Chasteen v. Cosby
Type:Assault & Battery, Wrongful Death, Gunshot Wound, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Negligent Tort
17
Amount:$620,000.00
Attorneys:Andrew J. DuPont, Sharice S. Wallace of Locks Law Firm
Case:Estate of Sparrow v. Radiator Specialty Co., et al.
Type:Breach of Warranty, Fraud, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Work Accident, Wrongful Death, Defective Product, Intentional Tort, Gross Negligence, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
18 (tie)
Amount:$600,000.00
Attorneys:Jeffrey M. Rosenbaum of Rosenbaum & Associates P.C.
Case:Estate of Enz v. Borden, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, Failure to Maintain, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Single-Vehicle Accident
18 (tie)
Amount:$600,000.00
Attorneys:Tracie L. Palmer of Kline & Specter, PC
Case:Estate of Lockby v. Esposito, et al.
Type:Delayed Diagnosis, Delayed Treatment, Dental Malpractice, Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Failure to Test
19
Amount:$525,000.00
Attorneys:Andrew Wayne Young of England & Young P.C.
Case:Estate of Toalombo v. Chew, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Dram Shop Liability, Motor Vehicle Accident, Wrongful Death, Head-on Collision, DUI, Negligent Tort
20
Amount:$500,000.00
Attorneys:James Goslee of Cohen, Placitella & Roth, P.C.
Case:Estate of Trauger v. The Trustees of The University of Pennsylvania
Type:Government Negligence, Hospital Malpractice, Negligent Supervision, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Fall, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior

Updated on 07/04/2021

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