Top 50 Medical Malpractice Settlements in the United States in 2020

Top 50 Medical Malpractice Settlements in the United States in 2020We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 50 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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Visit: Top 20 Medical Malpractice Settlements in the United States in 2020
21
Amount:$2,500,000.00
Attorneys:Andrew J. Stern, Elizabeth A. Crawford of Kline & Specter P.C.
Case: Estate of Colon v. Einstein Medical Center, et al.
Type:Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Misdiagnosis, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Failure to Treat, Failure to Train, Lack of Informed Consent, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Neurosurgery Malpractice, Failure to Test
State:Pennsylvania
22
Amount:$2,375,000.00
Attorneys:Susan A. Capra, Kimberly M. Halvorsen of Clifford Law Offices P.C.,
Case:Estate of Hartman v. Riverside Health System, et al.
Type:Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Failure to Treat, Negligent Tort, Failure to Test
State:Illinois
23
Amount:$2,280,000.00
Attorneys:David A. Kates of Schwartz Goldstone Campisi & Kates LLP
Case:Estate of Choy v. Gupta, et al.
Type:Delayed Diagnosis, Delayed Treatment, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:New York
24
Amount:$2,252,353.00
Attorneys:Stuart L. Finz, Todd M. Rubin of Finz & Finz, P.C.
Case:Infant v. Hospital, et al.
Type:Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth, Hospital Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:New York
25 (tie)
Amount:$2,250,000.00
Attorneys:Steven G. Wigrizer, Jason S. Weiss of Wapner, Newman, Wigrizer, Brecher & Miller, P.C.
Case:Estate of Burnett v. Pennsylvania Hospital of The University of Pennsylvania Health System, et al.
Type:Business Liability, Delayed Diagnosis, Delayed Treatment, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Fall, Inadequate Care, Negligent Tort
State:Pennsylvania
25 (tie)
Amount:$2,250,000.00
Attorneys:Eugene M. Moen, Tyler Goldberg-Hoss of Chemnick Moen Greenstreet
Case:Patient v. Hospital
Type:Business Liability, Delayed Treatment, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Negligent Tort
State:Washington
26
Amount:$2,195,264.00
Attorneys:Michael E. Zuller of Zuller Law Offices
Case:H.L., Pro Ami v. Khovidhunkit
Type:Delayed Treatment, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Anesthesia Error, Negligent Tort, Paralysis Injury
State:New York
27 (tie)
Amount:$2,100,000.00
Attorneys:Benjamin Ikuta of Hodes Milman LLP; Robert H. Marcereau of Marcereau & Nazif
Case:Plaintiff v. Fertility Clinic
Type:Business Liability, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Emotional Distress, Negligent Tort
State:California
27 (tie)
Amount:$2,100,000.00
Attorneys:Benjamin Ikuta of Hodes Milman LLP; Anastasia K. Mazzella, Serena Vartazarian of Kabateck LLP
Case:Plaintiff v. Emergency Room Physician
Type:Delayed Treatment, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Misdiagnosis, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort
State:California
27 (tie)
Amount:$2,100,000.00
Attorneys:John C. Spurlin of Spurlin & Spurlin
Case:Estate of Burns v. USA
Type:Delayed Treatment, Government Negligence, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Failure to Inform, Negligent Tort
State:Georgia
28
Amount:$2,010,000.00
Attorneys:Abraham Sandoval of Sandoval Law, APC
Case:Estate of Patient v. Health Care Center
Type:Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort
State:California
29
Amount:$1,925,000.00
Attorneys:E. Stewart Jones Jr. of E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy L.L.P.
Case:E.H., Pro Ami v. River and Mountain Midwives P.L.L.C., et al.
Type:Birth Injury, Business Liability, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:New York
30
Amount:$1,850,000.00
Attorneys:Susan A. Capra, Joseph L. Rourke, Keith A. Hebeisen of Clifford Law Offices
Case:Czerski, et al. v. Gottllieb Memorial Hospital
Type:Business Liability, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort
State:Illinois
31 (tie)
Amount:$1,800,000.00
Attorneys:James S. Lynch of Lynch Lynch Held Rosenberg P.C.
Case:J.P., Pro Ami v. Guerrero, et al.
Type:Failure to Diagnose, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Failure to Treat, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Amputation
State:New Jersey
31 (tie)
Amount:$1,800,000.00
Attorneys:Kevin T. McCarthy of McMahon & McCarthy
Case:Mack v. NY Presbyterian Hospital
Type:Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Inadequate Care, Negligent Tort
State:New York
32
Amount:$1,740,000.00
Attorneys:J. Clancey Bounds, Kevin J. Carden of Bounds Law Group
Case:Estate of Patient v. Family Practice Physician, et al.
Type:Delayed Diagnosis, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort
State:Florida
33 (tie)
Amount:$1,500,000.00
Attorneys:CaraMia Hart of Finz & Finz, P.C.
Case:Patient v. Hospital
Type:Business Liability, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Failure to Treat, Negligent Tort
State:New York
33 (tie)
Amount:$1,500,000.00
Attorneys:Timothy R. Lawn of Raynes McCarty
Case:Estate of Kelly v. Premier Urgent Care, et al.
Type:Delayed Treatment, Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Failure to Test
State:Pennsylvania
34
Amount:$1,400,000.00
Attorneys:Paul M. da Costa of Snyder Sarno D'Aniello Maceri & da Costa LLC
Case:Estate of Scavetta v. Agresti, et al.
Type:Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort
State:New Jersey
35
Amount:$1,318,182.00
Attorneys:Howard E. Shafran of Shafran & Rock P.L.L.C.
Case:P.S., Pro Ami v. Smith-Foy
Type:Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Medication Error, Negligent Tort
State:New York
36 (tie)
Amount:$1,250,000.00
Attorneys:Timothy C. Caress of Caress Worland Law Group
Case:G.M., Pro Ami v. Indiana Patient Compensation Fund
Type:Birth Injury, Breach of Contract, Insurance Bad Faith, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Cerebral Palsy
State:Indiana
36 (tie)
Amount:$1,250,000.00
Attorneys:Susan F. Connors of Nagel Rice, LLP
Case:Wechsler v. Lefkon
Type:Delayed Diagnosis, Delayed Treatment, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Negligent Tort
State:New Jersey
37 (tie)
Amount:$1,200,000.00
Attorneys:Nicholas C. Deets of Hovde Dassow & Deets LLC
Case:Werkley v. Robertson
Type:Breach of Contract, Insurance Bad Faith, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Surgical Error, Premature Discharge
State:Indiana
37 (tie)
Amount:$1,200,000.00
Attorneys:Stuart L. Finz, Todd M. Rubin of Finz & Finz, P.C.
Case:Patient v. New York City Hospital
Type:Business Liability, Delayed Diagnosis, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort
State:New York
38
Amount:$1,150,000.00
Attorneys:Francis J. Curran of The Curran Firm P.C.
Case:Estate of Myers v. Eagleville Hospital
Type:Business Liability, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Medication Error, Failure to Monitor, Negligent Tort
State:Pennsylvania
39
Amount:$1,100,000.00
Attorneys:Greg M. Kohn of Nagel Rice, LLP
Case:Distasio v. Parada, et al.
Type:Delayed Treatment, Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Failure to Treat, Negligent Tort
State:New Jersey
40
Amount:$1,080,000.00
Attorneys:J. Clancey Bounds and T'anjuiming "Ming" A. Marx of Bounds Law Group
Case:Estate of Patient v. Hospital System, et al.
Type:Delayed Diagnosis, Delayed Treatment, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort
State:Florida
41
Amount:$1,075,000.00
Attorneys:Susan F. Connors of Nagel Rice, LLP
Case:Graham v. Shoman
Type:Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Birth , Failure to Inform, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Negligent Tort
State:New Jersey
42
Amount:$1,040,000.00
Attorneys:J. Clancey Bounds and T'anjuiming "Ming" A. Marx of Bounds Law Group
Case:Patient v. Hospital System, et al.
Type:Delayed Diagnosis, Delayed Treatment, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort
State:Florida
43
Amount:$1,033,824.00
Attorneys:Steven J. Weinberg of McCune Wright Arevalo LLP
Case:Estate of Levey v. Faculty Physicians and Surgeons of Loma Linda University Health Sciences Center
Type:Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Erroneous Treatment, Negligent Tort
State:California
44 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:John J. Perconti, Michael F. Bonamarte, Cari F. Silverman of Levin & Perconti
Case:Estate of Wynkoop v. USA
Type:Delayed Treatment, Failure to Diagnose, Government Negligence, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort
State:Illinois
44 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Lance D. Cline of Cline Farrell Christie Lee & Bell P.C.
Case:Estate of Sears v. Indiana Patient’s Compensation Fund
Type:Breach of Contract, Delayed Treatment, Failure to Diagnose, Insurance Bad Faith, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death
State:Indiana
44 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Jerry A. Garau of Garau Germano P.C.
Case:Estate of F.H. v. Indiana Patient’s Compensation Fund
Type:Breach of Contract, Insurance Bad Faith, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Failure to Treat
State:Indiana
44 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Jerry A. Garau of Garau Germano P.C.,
Case:Estate of Morris v. Indiana Patient’s Compensation Fund
Type:Breach of Contract, Insurance Bad Faith, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Failure to Treat
State:Indiana
44 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Barbara J. Germano of Garau Germano P.C
Case:Mullen v. Indiana Patient’s Compensation Fund
Type:Birth Injury, Breach of Contract, Insurance Bad Faith, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Ob-Gyn Malpractice
State:Indiana
44 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Jerry A. Garau of Garau Germano P.C.
Case:Pishvaee v. Indiana Patient’s Compensation Fund
Type:Breach of Contract, Insurance Bad Faith, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death
State:Indiana
44 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Laura J. Conyers-Mullins of Findling ParkConyers Woody & Sniderman P.C.
Case:Estate of Perryman v. Indiana Patient’s Compensation Fund
Type:Breach of Contract, Failure to Diagnose, Insurance Bad Faith, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Failure to Treat, Anesthesia Error
State:Indiana
44 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Paul M. da Costa of Snyder Sarno D'Aniello Maceri & da Costa LLC
Case:Estate of Ciesla v. McCain, et al.
Type:Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Surgical Error, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:New Jersey
44 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Stuart L. Finz, CaraMia Hart of Finz & Finz, P.C.
Case:Patient v. Surgeon
Type:Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Surgical Error, Negligent Tort
State:New York
44 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Stuart L. Finz, Todd M. Rubin, CaraMia Hart of Finz & Finz, P.C.
Case:Estate of Patient v. Doctor
Type:Delayed Diagnosis, Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:New York
44 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Brian Hall of Eisenberg, Rothweiler, Winkler, Eisenberg & Jeck, P.C.
Case:Estate of Allen v. Holy Redeemer Health System, et al.
Type:Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Failure to Treat, Failure to Monitor, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Failure to Test
State:Pennsylvania
44 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Jason S. Weiss of Wapner, Newman, Wigrizer, Brecher & Miller, P.C.
Case:Estate of Dixon v. Albert Einstein Healthcare Network
Type:Delayed Treatment, Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Failure to Treat, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:Pennsylvania
44 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Thomas R. Kline, Regan Safier of Kline & Specter, PC
Case:Estate of Brantley v. USA
Type:Delayed Treatment, Government Negligence, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Failure to Inform, Failure to Refer, Negligent Tort, Failure to Test
State:Pennsylvania
44 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Leon Aussprung, Law Office of Leon Aussprung M.D., L.L.C.
Case:Estate of Petro v. Magee Women’s Hospital of UPMC
Type:Delayed Treatment, Hospital Malpractice, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Failure to Monitor, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:Pennsylvania
44 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Barry G. Magen of Kline & Specter P.C.
Case:Estate of Crossin v. Shackleford, et al.
Type:Delayed Treatment, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Failure to Treat, Failure to Monitor, Failure to Refer, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:Pennsylvania
45 (tie)
Amount:$990,000.00
Attorneys:Mary A. Findling of Findling Park Conyers Woody & Sniderman P.C.
Case:Heck v. Indiana Patient Compensation Fund
Type:Breach of Contract, Delayed Diagnosis, Delayed Treatment, Insurance Bad Faith, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice
State:Indiana
45 (tie)
Amount:$990,000.00
Attorneys:Barbara J. Germano of Garau Germano P.C.
Case:Estate of Marvel v. Indiana Patient’s Compensation Fund
Type:Breach of Contract, Insurance Bad Faith, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Failure to Treat
State:Indiana
46
Amount:$975,000.00
Attorneys:Frederick R. Hovde of Hovde, Dassow & Deets L.L.C.
Case:Cooper v. Robertson
Type:Breach of Contract, Failure to Diagnose, Insurance Bad Faith, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death
State:Indiana
47 (tie)
Amount:$950,000.00
Attorneys:Sarah F. King of Clifford Law Offices
Case:Patient v. Heathcare Provider
Type:Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Surgical Error, Negligent Tort
State:Illinois
47 (tie)
Amount:$950,000.00
Attorneys:Kathy A. Lee of Cline, Farrell, Christie, Lee & Bell P.C.
Case:Minglin v. Indiana Patient’s Compensation Fund
Type:Breach of Contract, Insurance Bad Faith, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Surgical Error
State:Indiana
47 (tie)
Amount:$950,000.00
Attorneys:Terry Kaiser Park of Findling Park Conyers & Woody P.C.
Case:Chandler v. Robertson, et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Insurance Bad Faith, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Surgical Error
State:Indiana
47 (tie)
Amount:$950,000.00
Attorneys:Nathan Miller of Montross Miller Muller Mendelson & Kennedy L.L.P.
Case:Estate of DeGroff v. Robertson, et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Insurance Bad Faith, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death
State:Indiana
47 (tie)
Amount:$950,000.00
Attorneys:J. Edward Bell III, Deloris K. Cromartie of Bell Legal Group, LLC
Case:Estate of Lapsley v. Davis, et al.
Type:Delayed Diagnosis, Delayed Treatment, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Failure to Inform, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:South Carolina
48
Amount:$935,000.00
Attorneys:Amy Guth of Kline & Specter PC
Case:Estate of of C.D. III v. Firely Home For Kids, et al.
Type:Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Inadequate Care, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:Pennsylvania
49
Amount:$925,000.00
Attorneys:Terry Kaiser Park of Findling, Park, Conyers, Woody & Sniderman P.C.
Case:Mcmullen v. Robertson
Type:Breach of Contract, Insurance Bad Faith, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Medication Error
State:Indiana
50 (tie)
Amount:$900,000.00
Attorneys:David J. Caputo of Youman & Caputo, LLC
Case:Estate of Detweiler v. Greenspan, et al.
Type:Delayed Treatment, Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Failure to Test
State:Pennsylvania
50 (tie)
Amount:$900,000.00
Attorneys:Emmanuel Iheukwumere of Emmanuel Law Firm LLC
Case:Estate of Brown v. Albert Einstein Medical Center, et al.
Type:Delayed Diagnosis, Delayed Treatment, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Failure to Monitor, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Failure to Test
State:Pennsylvania

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