Top 10 Work Accident Settlements in the United States in 2020

Top 10 Work Accident Settlements in the United States in 2020We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 10 work accident 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.

In the context of this list, a work accident refers to an incident of severe injury or death sustained by a worker, due to the negligence of the employer, who failed to provide a safe workplace environment (dangerous physical condition or inadequate security on the premises, unmaintained or poorly maintained equipment, defective or lack of protective gear or equipment, etc.), or due to a negligent act of a co-worker.

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Note: If you have made this list (Top 10 Work Accident Settlements in the United States in 2020) you have also made the list of Top 20 Work Accident 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: $15,000,000.00
Attorneys: Daniel P. O’Toole, Partner David L. Scher, Frederick C. Aranki of Block O’Toole & Murphy
Case: Estate of Mananghaya, et al. v. Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center, et al.
Type: Falling Object, Premises Liability, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Wrongful Death, Contractor Negligence, Negligent Tort
State: New York
2
Amount: $12,000,000.00
Attorneys: Richard J. Sullivan and Thomas P. Kelley of Sullivan & Sullivan, LLP; Jeffrey Steinberg of Law Office of Jeffrey Steinberg
Case: Rodriguez v. Turn Key Lumber, Inc., et al.
Type: Construction Accident, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Wrongful Death, Fall, Contractor Negligence, Negligent Tort
State: Massachusetts
3
Amount: $11,250,000.00
Attorneys: Tina Eshghieh of The Law Offices of Arash Khorsandi, PC
Case: Morales v. Construction Group Staffing
Type: Construction Accident, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Brain Injury, Fall, Negligent Tort, Catastrophic Injury
State: California
4
Amount: $10,500,000.00
Attorneys: S. Joseph Donahue, Jeffrey A. Block of Block O'Toole & Murphy, LLP
Case: Estate of Gabrieli v. The City of New York, et al.
Type: Construction Accident, Government Negligence, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort
State: New York
5
Amount: $9,550,000.00
Attorneys: Kevin P. Durkin, Tracy A. Brammeier of Clifford Law Offices
Case: Wilder v. Chicago Fly House
Type: Dangerous Condition, Falling Object, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Work Accident, Negligent Tort, Paralysis Injury
State: Illinois
6
Amount: $9,000,000.00
Attorneys: Brian Beecher, Tina Eshghieh, Arash Khorsandi of The Law Offices of Arash Khorsandi, PC
Case: Meneses Valera v. 510 Brush Street, LP
Type: Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Work Accident, Brain Injury, Fall, Negligent Tort
State: California
7
Amount: $7,900,000.00
Attorneys: Mark B. Levin of Stern Law Group; Leah Wise of Wise Law Firm
Case: Gonzalez v. Multisource Sand and Gravel Co. Ltd., et al.
Type: Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Falling Object, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Failure to Supervise, Negligent Tort
State: Texas
8
Amount: $7,446,000.00
Attorneys: Richard J. Sullivan, Mark D. Sullivan, Thomas P. Kelley of Sullivan & Sullivan, LLP; Michael Bailey of the Law Offices of Bailey & Burke
Case: Electrician v. Contractor
Type: Construction Accident, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Burn Injury, Electrical Injury, Failure to Supervise, Contractor Negligence, Negligent Tort
State: Massachusetts
9
Amount: $5,300,000.00
Attorneys: Tina B. Odjaghian of Odjaghian Law Group
Case: Arana v. Aries Roofing Co.
Type: Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort
State: California
10
Amount: $5,000,000.00
Attorneys: Joseph S. Bavaro, Steve Z. Gokberk, Jeffrey M. Kimmel of Salenger, Sack, Kimmel & Bavaro LLP
Case: Smith v. City of Peekskill
Type: Construction Accident, Government Negligence, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Fall, Scaffolding Accident, Negligent Tort
State: New York

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