Top 20 Medical Malpractice Settlements in the United States in 2020

Top 20 Medical Malpractice Settlements in the United States in 2020We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 20 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 20 Medical Malpractice Settlements in the United States in 2020) you have also made the list of Top 50 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.

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Visit: Top 10 Medical Malpractice Settlements in the United States in 2020
11 (tie)
Amount:$6,500,000.00
Attorneys:Robert Adinolfi, Peter Chamas of Gill & Chamas
Case:Roman v. Rahal
Type:Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Anesthesia Error, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:New Jersey
11 (tie)
Amount:$6,500,000.00
Attorneys:Daryl Zaslow of Eichen Crutchlow Zaslow
Case:Estate of Horvath v. Alegre-Gomez, et al.
Type:Delayed Treatment, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:New Jersey
12
Amount:$6,000,000.00
Attorneys:James C. Pullos of Clifford Law Offices
Case:Payne v. Cook County
Type:Failure to Diagnose, Government Negligence, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Failure to Treat, Negligent Tort
State:Illinois
13
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
State:New York
14
Amount:$5,500,000.00
Attorneys:David A. Mazie of Mazie Slater Katz & Freeman LLC
Case:Estate of Nelson v. Baratta, et al.
Type:Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Anesthesia Error, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:New Jersey
15
Amount:$5,400,000.00
Attorneys:John C. Cherundolo, Robin C. Zimpel-Fontaine of Cherundolo Law Firm P.L.L.C.
Case:C.M., Pro Ami v. Silverman, et al.
Type:Birth Injury, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Failure to Monitor, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:New York
16 (tie)
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
State:New York
16 (tie)
Amount:$5,000,000.00
Attorneys:Patrick Angel of Angel Law PC
Case:Tadlock v. USA
Type:Government Negligence, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Failure to Treat, Negligent Tort, Paralysis Injury
State:Oregon
17
Amount:$3,500,000.00
Attorneys:Steven G. Schiesel of Pecoraro & Schiesel
Case:Estate of Begum v. Jack D. Weiler of The Albert Einstein College of Medicine, et al.
Type:Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Failure to Monitor, Anesthesia Error, Lack of Informed Consent, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:New York
18
Amount:$3,300,000.00
Attorneys:Michael A. Bottar of Bottar Leone P.L.L.C.
Case:Estate of Rauscher v. Shenker, et al.
Type:Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Failure to Test
State:New York
19
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
State:New York
20
Amount:$3,000,000.00
Attorneys:Confidential Attorneys & Firm
Case:Patient v. Hospital
Type:Business Liability, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Failure to Supervise, Failure to Monitor, Negligent Tort
State:Illinois

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