Top 10 Medical Malpractice Settlements in the United States in 2020

Top 10 Medical Malpractice Settlements in the United States in 2020We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 10 medical malpractice settlements obtained in the United States 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 10 Medical Malpractice Settlements in the United States in 2020) you have also made the list of Top 20 Medical Malpractice Settlements in the United States 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:$20,100,000.00
Attorneys:Nathan P. Roberts, Micah R. LeBank of Connelly Law Offices, PLLC; Susan E. Wassell of Wassell Law, PLLC
Case:Smith, et al. v. Confidential Hospitals
Type:Business Liability, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Failure to Treat, Negligent Tort
State:Washington
2
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
State:New York
3
Amount:$12,500,000.00
Attorneys:Beth G. Baldinger, David Mazie of Mazie Slater Katz & Freeman LLC
Case:Ocasio v. Yeh, et al.
Type:Delayed Diagnosis, Delayed Treatment, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Amputation
State:New Jersey
4
Amount:$11,500,000.00
Attorneys:Dov Apfel, Seth Cardeli of Janet, Janet & Suggs, LLC; Kevin Biniazan, Michael F. Imprevento of Breit Cantor Grana Buckner PLLC
Case:D.B., Pro Ami v. USA
Type:Birth Injury, Government Negligence, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Negligent Tort
State:Virginia
5
Amount:$10,000,000.00
Attorneys:James L. Holman, Jessica Holman Duthie of Holman Law P.L.L.C.
Case:J.L., Pro Ami v. Multicare Health Systems , et al.
Type:Business Liability, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Negligent Tort, Paraplegia, Paralysis Injury
State:Washington
6
Amount:$9,380,000.00
Attorneys:Peter Chamas, Robert Adinolfi of Gill & Chamas
Case:Munoz v. Sarkaria
Type:Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Anesthesia Error, Negligent Tort
State:New Jersey
7
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
State:New York
8
Amount:$8,250,000.00
Attorneys:Amanda M. Searle, Matt Wurdeman of Connelly Law Offices
Case:Estate of Patient v. Hospital, et al.
Type:Business Liability, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Anesthesia Error, Negligent Tort
State:Washington
9
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
State:New York
10
Amount:$7,100,000.00
Attorneys:E. Drew Britcher, Armand Leone of Britcher Leone
Case:Tejada v. Hoboken University Medical Center
Type:Birth Injury, Business Liability, Delayed Childbirth, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Negligent Tort
State:New Jersey

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