Top 20 Personal Injury Settlements in the United States in 2020

Top 20 Personal Injury Settlements in the United States in 2020We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 20 personal injury 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.

For firms that have made the list and would like to signify their achievement on their website or in other marketing materials, TopVerdict.com has issued a special electronic badge that is available for purchase here.

If you are the attorney who obtained one of the 20 settlements on this list, you can display a separate, personalized badge on your bio page to showcase your victory and potentially generate more business for your firm. You can buy your personalized attorney badge here. You can also obtain a personalized plaque to display in your office.

Note: If you have made this list (Top 20 Personal Injury Settlements in the United States in 2020) you have also made the list of Top 50 Personal Injury 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: $125,000,000.00
Attorneys: David M. Estes, David M. Freeman, David A. Mazie, Adam M. Epstein of Mazie Slater Katz & Freeman LLC
Case: Meister v. Verizon New Jersey Inc.
Type: Business Liability, Falling Object, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Failure to Maintain, Utility Negligence, Negligent Tort, Catastrophic Injury, Paraplegia, Paralysis Injury
State: New Jersey
2
Amount: $41,148,845.69
Attorneys: Danny Soong of Law Office of Danny Soong, APLC
Case: L.C., Pro Ami v. Secretary of HHS
Type: Personal Injury, Product Liability, Defective Product, Strict Liability, Paralysis Injury
State: District of Columbia
3
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
4
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
5
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
6
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
7
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
8
Amount: $12,750,000.00
Attorneys: Shanin Specter, Kila B. Baldwin, Philip M. Pasquarello of Kline & Specter, P.C.
Case: Brassloff v. Judy, et al.
Type: Personal Injury, Product Liability, Brain Injury, Defective Medical Device, Strict Liability, Design Defect
State: Pennsylvania
9
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
10
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
11
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
12 (tie)
Amount: $10,000,000.00
Attorneys: Gregory J. Cannata of Gregory J. Cannata & Associates, LLP
Case: Infant v. Foster Care Agency
Type: Assault & Battery, Business Liability, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Failure to Supervise, Children's Rights, Child Abuse, Foster Care Abuse, Negligent Tort, Child Protection
State: New York
12 (tie)
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
13
Amount: $9,900,000.00
Attorneys: Laura Frances Donaldson, Marilyn Bednarski, Ronald O. Kaye of McLane Bednarski & Litt LLP
Case: Kolb v. County of Placer, et al.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Government Negligence, Personal Injury, Gunshot Wound, Intentional Tort, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Paralysis Injury
State: California
14
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
15
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
16
Amount: $9,250,000.00
Attorneys: Thomas Moore of Kramer, Dillof, Livingston & Moore
Case: Estate of Shain v. Podwall, et al.
Type: Delayed Treatment, Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort
State: New York
17
Amount: $9,200,000.00
Attorneys: W. Gordon Kaupp of Kaupp & Feinberg LLP; Ryan J. Vlasak of Bracamontes & Vlasak P.C.
Case: Maxwell v. City of Oakland
Type: Dangerous Condition, Government Negligence, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Brain Injury, Failure to Maintain, Negligent Tort
State: California
18
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
19
Amount: $8,500,000.00
Attorneys: Luis A. Carrillo, Michael Carrillo of Carrillo Law Firm, LLP; Dale K. Galipo of Law Offices of Dale K. Galipo
Case: Perez v. City of Pasadena
Type: Government Negligence, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Prison Negligence, Failure to Supervise, Negligent Tort
State: California
20
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

Share this page with your colleagues

Follow us on social media

Our Customers

Weitz & Luxenberg Waters Kraus Paul Foran Glennon Silver Golub North Deutsch Shegerian Davidson Bowie Freedman Boyd Lewis Rice Romano Schlesinger