Top 20 Motor Vehicle Accident Settlements in the United States in 2020

Top 20 Motor Vehicle Accident Settlements in the United States in 2020We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 20 motor vehicle 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.

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Note: If you have made this list (Top 20 Motor Vehicle Accident Settlements in the United States in 2020) you have also made the list of Top 50 Motor Vehicle Accident Settlements in the United States in 2020.

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1
Amount:$30,350,000.00
Attorneys:Confidential Attorneys and Firm
Case:Injured Plaintiff v. Confidential Defendants
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
State:California
2
Amount:$17,500,000.00
Attorneys:Rahul Ravipudi, Paul Traina of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP
Case:Brandt v. Rebel Oil, et. al.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:Nevada
3
Amount:$16,550,000.00
Attorneys:C. Nicholas Cronauer of Cronauer Law, LLP; Robert L. Langdon and David Brose of Langdon & Emison, LLC
Case:Vehicle Occupant v. Global Car Manufacturer
Type:Failure to Warn, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Strict Liability, Single-Vehicle Accident, Quadriplegia
State:Illinois
4
Amount:$12,500,000.00
Attorneys:James C. Napoli of Caesar & Napoli, PC
Case:Zhou v. NYCTA, et al.
Type:Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
State:New York
5
Amount:$12,250,000.00
Attorneys:Court B. Purdy, William M. Paoli of Paoli & Purdy P.C.
Case:Estate of Shear v. City of Los Angeles
Type:Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
State:California
6
Amount:$11,000,000.00
Attorneys:Brian Breiter, Peter Diamond of Law Offices of Brian Breiter, LLP
Case:Estate of Pedestrian v. Motorist
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
State:California
7 (tie)
Amount:$9,000,000.00
Attorneys:Scott Occhiogrosso, Daniel P. O'Toole of Block O'Toole & Murphy, LLP
Case:Estate of Rorapaugh v. Meadow, et al.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability
State:New York
7 (tie)
Amount:$9,000,000.00
Attorneys:Paul J. Edelstein, Arthur Blyakher of Edelsteins, Faegenburg & Brown LLP
Case:Mesamed v. Vandeusen, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Dram Shop Liability, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, DUI, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability, Single-Vehicle Accident
State:New York
8
Amount:$8,500,000.00
Attorneys:Thomas Moore of Kramer, Dillof, Livingston & Moore
Case:Estate of Cristina v. AutoZone Northeast, Inc., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
State:New York
9
Amount:$8,000,000.00
Attorneys:Gary A. Dordick, Christopher V. Bulone of Dordick Law Corporation
Case:Terry v. Meadowbrook Meat Co.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:California
10
Amount:$7,500,000.00
Attorneys:Robert Glassman, Nathan Werksman of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP
Case:Corona, et al. v. Orange Unified School District, et al.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Negligent Supervision, School Safety, Wrongful Death, Breach of Duty of Care, Negligent Training, Negligent Tort
State:California
11
Amount:$7,300,000.00
Attorneys:Joseph A. DiCroce of Law Office of Joseph A. Dicroce LLC
Case:Estate of Claussen v. Sakoutis Brothers Disposal Inc.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:New Jersey
12
Amount:$6,976,304.11
Attorneys:Hank Stout of Sutliff & Stout, PLLC
Case:Estate of Driver v. Willoughby Trucking Inc.
Type:Business Liability, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort
State:Texas
13
Amount:$6,975,000.00
Attorneys:Colin M. Jones, of Wilshire Law Firm
Case:Auto Driver v. Auto Driver
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
State:California
14
Amount:$6,025,000.00
Attorneys:Justin B. Shapiro of Leesfield Scolaro P.A
Case:Perez v. Excell Communications Inc., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:Florida
15 (tie)
Amount:$6,000,000.00
Attorneys:Kevin Boyle, Matthew Stumpf of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP
Case:Watkins v. LACMTA
Type:Bus Accident, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:California
15 (tie)
Amount:$6,000,000.00
Attorneys:Ranger J. Wiens of Harris Personal Injury Lawyers, Inc.
Case:Christian v. Joe O. Rocha Dairy, Inc, et al.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:California
16
Amount:$5,500,000.00
Attorneys:Michael A. Haggard, Adam C. Finkel of The Haggard Law Firm P.A
Case:Estate of A.D. v. Spitzer Autoworld Homestead Inc.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Hiring, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Negligent Retention
State:Florida
17 (tie)
Amount:$5,000,000.00
Attorneys:Ranger J. Wiens of Harris Personal Injury Lawyers, Inc.
Case:Armstrong v. Rocha, et al.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident, Catastrophic Injury
State:California
17 (tie)
Amount:$5,000,000.00
Attorneys:Frank Perez, Miguel G. Caballero of Perez & Caballero APC
Case:Hernandez v. County of Los Angeles
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Single-Vehicle Accident, Emergency Vehicle Accident
State:California
17 (tie)
Amount:$5,000,000.00
Attorneys:Raymond R. Dieppa, Florida Legal L.L.C.
Case:Madariaga v. Fernandez, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Single-Vehicle Accident
State:Florida
17 (tie)
Amount:$5,000,000.00
Attorneys:Kurt Holzer, John Kluksdal of Hepworth Holzer
Case:Miller, et al. v. Halbert, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Entrustment, Head-on Collision, DUI, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability
State:Idaho
17 (tie)
Amount:$5,000,000.00
Attorneys:Chris Davis of Davis Law Group
Case:Motorcyclist v. Auto Driver, et al.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:Washington
17 (tie)
Amount:$5,000,000.00
Attorneys:Richard C. Watters of Miles, Sears & Eanni
Case:Rotondaro v. Kings Rehabilitation Center Inc.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Wrongful Death, Head-on Collision, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:California
18
Amount:$4,900,000.00
Attorneys:Barry R. Eichen of Eichen Crutchlow Zaslow, LLP
Case:Estate of Garcia v. Carlon, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Single-Vehicle Accident
State:Pennsylvania
19
Amount:$4,780,000.00
Attorneys:Ryan L. Thompson, Scott Koelker, Ryan H. Anderson of Thompson Law LLP
Case:Davidson v. Aguilar, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort, Catastrophic Injury
State:Texas
20
Amount:$4,500,000.00
Attorneys:Adam B. Lederman, Garry R. Salomon of Davis, Saperstein & Salomon, P.C.
Case:Kadubic, et al. v. Meizenis, et al.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Emergency Vehicle Accident
State:New Jersey

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