Top 50 Wrongful Death Settlements in the United States in 2020

Top 50 Wrongful Death Settlements in the United States in 2020We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 50 wrongful death 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:$3,900,000.00
Attorneys:Brian T. Dunn of The Cochran Firm California
Case:Twyman v. County of Los Angeles
Type:Assault & Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Due Process Violation, Excessive Force, Government Negligence, Wrongful Death, Wrongful Imprisonment, False Arrest, Intentional Tort, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Unreasonable Search & Seizure, Negligent Tort
State:California
22
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
23
Amount:$3,400,000.00
Attorneys:David S. Levy, Moshe Borukh of Spar & Bernstein P.C.
Case:Estate of S.P. v Denali Water Solutions, LLC, et al.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
State:New York
24 (tie)
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
24 (tie)
Amount:$3,300,000.00
Attorneys:Greg Prosmushkin, of Law Offices of Greg Prosmushkin, P.C.
Case:Estate of Motorcyclist v. Bus Co.
Type:Bus Accident, Business Liability, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort
State:Pennsylvania
25 (tie)
Amount:$3,250,000.00
Attorneys:K. Chike Odiwe, John L. Burris, Ben Nisenbaum of Law Offices of John L. Burris; Mark E. Merin of Law Offices of Mark E. Merin
Case:L.F., et al. v. City of Stockton
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Government Negligence, Wrongful Death, Gunshot Wound, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Negligent Tort
State:California
25 (tie)
Amount:$3,250,000.00
Attorneys:Edward Horn of Law Office of Edward Horn; Terrence L. Tarver of Tarver Law Firm, P.C.
Case:Estate of Espinal v. The State of New York
Type:Dangerous Condition, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
State:New York
26
Amount:$3,027,500.00
Attorneys:Richard Adler, Arthur Leritz, Melissa Carter of Adler Giersch; Fred Langer of Nelson Langer Engle
Case:Estate of Bui v. Highline Public Schools, et al.
Type:Government Negligence, Negligent Supervision, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Failure to Test
State:Washington
27 (tie)
Amount:$3,000,000.00
Attorneys:Greyson M. Goody, Robert T. Simon of The Simon Law Group, LLP
Case:Estate of Gonzalez v. Downing Construction Inc.
Type:Business Liability, Construction Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Truck Accident, Work Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
State:California
27 (tie)
Amount:$3,000,000.00
Attorneys:Dale Swope, Mindy Miller, Elizabeth Zwibel of Swope, Rodante P.A.
Case:Estate of Reynolds v. Taronis Technologies, Inc., et al.
Type:Product Liability, Wrongful Death, Defective Product, Strict Liability, Gas Explosion
State:Florida
28
Amount:$2,988,000.00
Attorneys:Fabrice N. Vincent, Robert J. Nelson of Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein LLP
Case:Estate of Haner v. Lane, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Government Negligence, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Failure to Maintain, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Entrustment, DUI, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Single-Vehicle Accident
State:California
29
Amount:$2,975,000.00
Attorneys:Ryan D. Saba, Tyler C. Vanderpool of Rosen Saba, LLP; Richard A. Lesser of Lesser & Associates, PLC
Case:Lee, et al. v. Scuba Mania, Inc., et al.
Type:Business Liability, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Negligent Hiring, Negligent Training, Drowning Accident, Negligent Tort
State:California
30 (tie)
Amount:$2,750,000.00
Attorneys:Bryan Dawson, Ben Larson of Dawson & Dawson
Case:Estate of Barton v. State of Oregon, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Government Negligence, Wrongful Death, Denial of Medical Care, Prison Negligence, Death in Custody, Negligent Tort
State:Oregon
30 (tie)
Amount:$2,750,000.00
Attorneys:Matt Wurdeman of Connelly Law Offices
Case:Passenger v. Auto Driver
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort
State:Washington
31
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
32
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
33
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
34 (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
34 (tie)
Amount:$2,250,000.00
Attorneys:Tiffany Cartwright, Timothy Ford of MacDonald Hoague & Bayless; James Bible of James Bible Law; Patricia Bosmans of P. Bosmans Law Office; David Owens of Loevy & Loevy
Case:Estate of Dunlap Gittens, et al. v. King County
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Government Negligence, Wrongful Death, Gunshot Wound, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Unreasonable Search & Seizure, Negligent Tort
State:Washington
35
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
36
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
37 (tie)
Amount:$2,000,000.00
Attorneys:Daniel Ortega, Jr. of Ortega Law Firm
Case:Estate of A.A. v. City of Tempe, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Government Negligence, Wrongful Death, Gunshot Wound, Intentional Tort, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Negligent Tort
State:Arizona
37 (tie)
Amount:$2,000,000.00
Attorneys:John F. Denove, Alicia S. Curran, Kyle Tracy of Cheong, Denove, Rowell & Bennett
Case:Rodriguez v. County of Los Angeles
Type:Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
State:California
37 (tie)
Amount:$2,000,000.00
Attorneys:Arash Zabetian of Martinian & Associates Inc.; Haytham Faraj of Law Offices of Haytham Faraj PLLC
Case:Garcia v. Gonzalez, et al.
Type:Bicycle Accident, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
State:California
37 (tie)
Amount:$2,000,000.00
Attorneys:Tigran Martinian, Arash Zabetian, Tom Vertanous of Martinian & Associates
Case:Vasquez v. 950 Gramercy, LLC
Type:Dangerous Condition, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, Fall, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
State:California
37 (tie)
Amount:$2,000,000.00
Attorneys:John J. Houlihan, Julianne Lombardo Klaassen of RisCassi & Davis, P.C.
Case:Estate of D'Aleo v. Hornish
Type:Dangerous Condition, Dog Bite, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, Animal Attack, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
State:Connecticut
37 (tie)
Amount:$2,000,000.00
Attorneys:Michael A. Haggard, Christopher L. Marlowe of The Haggard Law Firm P.A. ; Samuel W. Bearman of Law Offices of Samuel W. Bearman
Case:Estate of Hurry v. Aspen Village Acquisitions L.L.C., et al.
Type:Business Liability, Murder, Wrongful Death, Negligent Security, Intentional Tort, Children's Rights, Child Abuse, Failure to Monitor, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:Florida
37 (tie)
Amount:$2,000,000.00
Attorneys:Michael A. Haggard, Adam C. Finkel of The Haggard Law Firm P.A.; Michael S. Davis of Boone & Davis P.A
Case:Estate of Greco v. Round Up Country L.L.C., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Dram Shop Liability, Motor Vehicle Accident, Wrongful Death, DUI, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:Florida
38
Amount:$1,900,000.00
Attorneys:Michael D. Herman of Herman Khan, PC
Case:Bonner v. Spargo
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort
State:California
39
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
40
Amount:$1,811,000.00
Attorneys:Robert M. Blakemore, Daniel E. Smolen of Smolen & Roytman
Case:Estate of Salgado v. Regalado, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Wrongful Death, Denial of Medical Care, Death in Custody
State:Oklahoma
41
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
42
Amount:$1,650,000.00
Attorneys:Robert J. Mongeluzzi, Elizabeth A. Bailey of Saltz, Mongeluzzi, Barrett & Bendesky P.C.
Case:Estate of Shaud v. Altec Industries, Inc., et al.
Type:Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Work Accident, Wrongful Death, Defective Product, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
State:Pennsylvania
43
Amount:$1,600,000.00
Attorneys:Wes Kissinger of Harrison White P.C.
Case:Estate of Wathano v. Ellis
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, DUI, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
State:South Carolina
44
Amount:$1,591,666.00
Attorneys:Jonathan D. Marx of Kaplun Marx P.L.L.C.
Case:Estate of Scavo v. EF Corp., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Hiring, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability
State:Pennsylvania
45 (tie)
Amount:$1,500,000.00
Attorneys:Judd Allen, Brian Beecher, Arash Khorsandi of The Law Offices of Arash Khorsandi, PC
Case:Alvarenga v. Muniain
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
State:California
45 (tie)
Amount:$1,500,000.00
Attorneys:Brian S. Kabateck, Katherine A. Bruce of Kabateck LLP; Sanjiv N. Singh of Sanjiv N. Singh, A Professional Law Corp.
Case:Hickman v. County of Los Angeles
Type:Government Negligence, Murder, Wrongful Death, Child Abuse, Failure to Protect, Failure to Report, Negligent Tort, Child Protection
State:California
45 (tie)
Amount:$1,500,000.00
Attorneys:Michael A. Haggard, Pedro P. Echarte III of The Haggard Law Firm P.A
Case:Doe v. XYZ Corp.
Type:Business Liability, Dangerous Condition, Murder, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, Negligent Security, Gunshot Wound, Negligent Tort
State:Florida
45 (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
46
Amount:$1,437,500.00
Attorneys:Ryan Kelly of Stephens Kelly Law
Case:Hendrickson v. Manley
Type:Wrongful Death, Gunshot Wound, Negligent Tort
State:Missouri
47
Amount:$1,400,000.00
Attorneys:Pat James Crispi of Keogh Crispi P.C.
Case:Estate of Singh v. Surrey Hotel Assoc., LLC, et al.
Type:Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Premises Liability, Work Accident, Wrongful Death, Fall, Scaffolding Accident, Negligent Tort
State:New York
48 (tie)
Amount:$1,300,000.00
Attorneys:Pedro P. Echarte III of The Haggard Law Firm P.A.
Case:Estate of Desroche v. Lakewood Terrace Affordable House Group Ltd., et al.
Type:Assault & Battery, Dangerous Condition, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, Negligent Security, Gunshot Wound, Negligent Tort
State:Florida
48 (tie)
Amount:$1,300,000.00
Attorneys:Nicholas A. Veronis of Hagelgans & Veronis, LLP
Case:Estate of Oswald v. Gable, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Wrongful Death, Head-on Collision, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Emergency Vehicle Accident
State:Pennsylvania
49
Amount:$1,280,000.00
Attorneys:Jeffrey P. Hoyle, Michael JL Handley of The Law Offices of Jeffrey P. Hoyle
Case:DiAntonio v. Kelly
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort
State:Pennsylvania
50
Amount:$1,263,580.00
Attorneys:Hoyt G. Tessener, Christopher R. Bagley, Rosa S. Antunez of Law Offices of James Scott Farrin
Case:Estate of De La Cruz v. Parker, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
State:North Carolina
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