Top 100 Medical Malpractice Settlements in the United States in 2020

Top 100 Medical Malpractice Settlements in the United States in 2020We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 100 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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Amount:$810,300.00
Attorneys:Christopher Nyberg of The Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Firm L.L.P.
Case:R.D., Pro Ami v. Simonson
Type:Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Negligent Tort
State:New York
52
Amount:$800,000.00
Attorneys:D. Bruce Kehoe, Jonathon B. Noyes of Wilson Kehoe Winingham LLC
Case:K.W., Pro Ami v. Robertson, et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Hospital Malpractice, Insurance Bad Faith, Medical Malpractice, Misdiagnosis, Personal Injury, Premature Discharge, Erroneous Treatment
State:Indiana
53
Amount:$760,000.00
Attorneys:Laura J. Conyers-Mullins of Findling Park Conyers Woody & Sniderman P.C.
Case:Kinser v. Indiana Patient’s Compensation Fund
Type:Breach of Contract, Delayed Treatment, Failure to Diagnose, Insurance Bad Faith, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury
State:Indiana
54 (tie)
Amount:$750,000.00
Attorneys:Patricia A. Law of Law Offices of Patricia A. Law
Case:Estate of Badalyan v. County of Los Angeles
Type:Delayed Treatment, Failure to Diagnose, Government Negligence, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Failure to Refer, Negligent Tort
State:California
54 (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
State:New York
54 (tie)
Amount:$750,000.00
Attorneys:E. Grey Wicker of Parham Smith & Archenhold L.L.C.
Case:Estate of Bowker v. Mary Black Health System L.L.C., et al.
Type:Business Liability, Delayed Treatment, Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Negligent Hiring, Negligent Training, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Negligent Retention
State:South Carolina
55
Amount:$730,000.00
Attorneys:Francis M. Hinson IV of Finkel Law Firm L.L.C.
Case:C.B., Pro Ami v. The Medical University of South Carolina
Type:Business Liability, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Surgical Error, Negligent Tort, Foreign Object
State:South Carolina
56
Amount:$725,000.00
Attorneys:Susan J. Schwartz of Corboy & Demetrio P.C.
Case:Estate of Gramer v. Advocate Sherman Hospital, et al.
Type:Business Liability, Delayed Diagnosis, Delayed Treatment, Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Failure to Monitor, Negligent Tort
State:Illinois
57 (tie)
Amount:$700,000.00
Attorneys:James L. Hudgens of James L. Hudgens, APC; Robert C. Chandler of Chandler Law Firm
Case:Estate of Calderon v. USA, et al.
Type:Failure to Diagnose, Government Negligence, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Failure to Treat, Surgical Error, Failure to Monitor, Anesthesia Error, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:California
57 (tie)
Amount:$700,000.00
Attorneys:Richard Maniatis of Zaremba Brown P.L.L.C.
Case:Estate of Mingione v. Manoach, et al.
Type:Delayed Treatment, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:New York
57 (tie)
Amount:$700,000.00
Attorneys:Aaron J. Freiwald, Laura E. Laughlin of Freiwald Law, P.C.
Case:Z.K., Pro Ami, et al. v. Temple University Hospital, et al.
Type:Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth, Government Negligence, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:Pennsylvania
57 (tie)
Amount:$700,000.00
Attorneys:Robert J. Haddad of Shuttleworth, Ruloff, Swain, Haddad & Morecock P.C.; Mario Julius Stellute of The Stellute Law Firm
Case:Estate of Chivis v. The Hague Center for Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery, Inc.
Type:Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Failure to Treat, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Plastic Surgery Malpractice
State:Virginia
58 (tie)
Amount:$650,000.00
Attorneys:Michael S. Miller of Montross, Miller, Muller, Mendelson & Kennedy L.L.P.
Case:Morris v. Robertson
Type:Breach of Contract, Insurance Bad Faith, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Foreign Object
State:Indiana
58 (tie)
Amount:$650,000.00
Attorneys:Matthew W. Christian of Christian & Davis L.L.C.
Case:Estate of Swedenburg v. Azaleawoods Operating LLC, et al.
Type:Business Liability, Hospital Malpractice, Nursing Home Malpractice, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Inadequate Care, Negligent Tort
State:South Carolina
59
Amount:$631,185.00
Attorneys:Benjamin T. Ikuta of Hodes Milman LLP; Richard D. Hoffman of Law Offices of Richard D. Hoffman
Case:Patient v. Physician
Type:Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Surgical Error, Negligent Tort
State:California
60 (tie)
Amount:$625,000.00
Attorneys:Diane M. Corwin of Law Offices of Diane M. Corwin; John F. Denove of Cheong, Denove, Rowell, Bennett & Hapuarachy
Case:Estate of Sanders v. Community Hospital of San Bernardino, et al.
Type:Delayed Treatment, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:California
60 (tie)
Amount:$625,000.00
Attorneys:D. Bruce Kehoe of Wilson Kehoe Winningham L.L.C.
Case:Picchetti v. Robertson
Type:Breach of Contract, Delayed Treatment, Failure to Diagnose, Insurance Bad Faith, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Ob-Gyn Malpractice
State:Indiana
61
Amount:$615,000.00
Attorneys:Melissa G. Ray, Charles J. Zauzig of Nichols Zauzig
Case:Estate of D.M.W. v. Anglero, et al.
Type:Delayed Childbirth, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:Virginia
62 (tie)
Amount:$600,000.00
Attorneys:Kelley Johnson of Wagner Reese LLP
Case:K.C., Pro Ami v. Robertson
Type:Breach of Contract, Failure to Diagnose, Insurance Bad Faith, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Failure to Refer
State:Indiana
62 (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
State:Pennsylvania
62 (tie)
Amount:$600,000.00
Attorneys:Francis M. Hinson IV, Kelley R. Leddy of Finkel Law Firm L.L.C. ; Trevor P. Eddy of The Eddy Law Firm
Case:Estate of Lee v. Palmetto Health Baptist
Type:Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Anesthesia Error, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:South Carolina
63 (tie)
Amount:$500,000.00
Attorneys:Stanley Kahn of The Law Office of Stanley Kahn
Case:Hill v. Robertson, et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Insurance Bad Faith, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Medication Error
State:Indiana
63 (tie)
Amount:$500,000.00
Attorneys:Susan F. Connors of Nagel Rice, LLP
Case:Simicevic v. Kahn
Type:Delayed Treatment, Medical Malpractice, Misdiagnosis, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Negligent Tort
State:New Jersey
63 (tie)
Amount:$500,000.00
Attorneys:James P. Fitzgerald of The Fitzgerald Law Firm P.C.
Case:M.K., Pro Ami v. New York City Health and Hospitals Corp.
Type:Birth Injury, Business Liability, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Negligent Tort
State:New York
63 (tie)
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
State:Pennsylvania
64
Amount:$485,000.00
Attorneys:Robert B. Ransom of Leventis & Ransom
Case:Estate of Paradeses v. Palmetto Health Alliance
Type:Delayed Treatment, Hospital Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Failure to Monitor, Negligent Tort
State:South Carolina
65 (tie)
Amount:$475,000.00
Attorneys:Scott Gilman of Law Offices of Scott Gilman
Case:Estate of Lake v. Pearlman, et al.
Type:Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:New York
65 (tie)
Amount:$475,000.00
Attorneys:Fredric Eisenberg of Eisenberg, Rothweiler, Winkler, Eisenberg & Jeck P.C.
Case:Estate of Seng v. Robinson, et al.
Type:Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Premature Discharge, Failure to Refer, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Failure to Test
State:Pennsylvania
66
Amount:$450,000.00
Attorneys:J. Brad Kallmyer of Montross Miller Muller Mendelson & Kennedy L.L.P.
Case:Estate of Greathouse v. Robertson
Type:Breach of Contract, Insurance Bad Faith, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death
State:Indiana
67
Amount:$425,000.00
Attorneys:Fred Schultz of Greene & Schultz
Case:O’Neal v. Robertson
Type:Breach of Contract, Failure to Diagnose, Insurance Bad Faith, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Failure to Treat
State:Indiana
68 (tie)
Amount:$415,000.00
Attorneys:Kenneth M. Sigelman, Andrew R. Chivinski of Kenneth M. Sigelman & Associates
Case:Estate of Ghosh v. Palomar Health, et al.
Type:Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Anesthesia Error, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:California
68 (tie)
Amount:$415,000.00
Attorneys:Gerald D. Jowers Jr. of Janet, Janet & Suggs, LLC ; Luther J. Battiste III of Johnson, Toal & Battiste PA
Case:Estate of Davis v. Berkeley Endoscopy Center L.L.C., et al.
Type:Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Medication Error, Anesthesia Error, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:South Carolina
69 (tie)
Amount:$400,000.00
Attorneys:D. Bruce Kehoe of Wilson Kehoe Winingham LLC
Case:McNelly v. Robertson, et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Insurance Bad Faith, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Surgical Error
State:Indiana
69 (tie)
Amount:$400,000.00
Attorneys:Andrew Sindler, Law Offices of Andrew N. Sindler, LLC
Case:Patient v. Hospital
Type:Business Liability, Medical Malpractice, Misdiagnosis, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Negligent Tort
State:Maryland
70
Amount:$387,060.00
Attorneys:Brendan B. Lupetin of Meyers Evans Lupetin & Unatin, LLC
Case:Estate of Ferris v. USA
Type:Delayed Diagnosis, Delayed Treatment, Government Negligence, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Failure to Inform, Negligent Tort, Failure to Test
State:Pennsylvania
71
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
State:New York
72 (tie)
Amount:$350,000.00
Attorneys:Andrew Sindler of Law Offices of Andrew N. Sindler, LLC
Case:Estate of Patient v. Hospital
Type:Business Liability, Delayed Treatment, Medical Malpractice, Misdiagnosis, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort
State:Maryland
72 (tie)
Amount:$350,000.00
Attorneys:Frank P. Murphy of Murphy & Dengler
Case:Estate of Erb v. Pottstown Medical Specialists Inc., et al.
Type:Delayed Treatment, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Failure to Inform, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Failure to Test
State:Pennsylvania
73 (tie)
Amount:$325,000.00
Attorneys:James E. Foerstner of James E. Foerstner Attorney-At-Law
Case:Estate of Milaro v. Mazzotta, et al.
Type:Delayed Treatment, Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Failure to Inform, Failure to Refer, Negligent Tort, Failure to Test
State:Pennsylvania
73 (tie)
Amount:$325,000.00
Attorneys:Michael J. D'Aniello of Farrell & D'Aniello
Case:Estate of D’Amico v. Bryn Mawr Hospital
Type:Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Failure to Treat, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:Pennsylvania
74
Amount:$320,000.00
Attorneys:Benjamin T. Ikuta of Hodes Milman LLP
Case:Minor Plaintiffs v. HMO
Type:Business Liability, Delayed Treatment, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort
State:California
75
Amount:$305,000.00
Attorneys:Andrew O'Connor of Nagel Rice
Case:Carmiche v. Lipman
Type:Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Negligent Tort
State:New Jersey
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