Top 10 Personal Injury Settlements in the United States in 2021

Top 10 Personal Injury Settlements in the United States in 2021We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 10 personal injury settlements obtained in the United States in the year 2021. 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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1
Amount: $1,800,000,000.00
Attorneys: Brian Panish, Jesse Creed of Panish Shea Boyle Ravipudi LLP; Ray Boucher, Cathy Kim of Boucher LLP; Frank Pitre, Gary Praglin, Kelly Weil of Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy LLP; Michael Kelly, Lindsey Bayman of Kirtland & Packard LLP
Case: Plaintiffs v. Southern California Gas Co.
Type: Business Liability, Personal Injury, Property Damage, Negligent Maintenance, Gas Leak, Negligent Tort
State: California
2
Amount: $852,000,000.00
Attorneys: Mike Arias, Alfredo Torrijos, Arnold Wang of Arias Sanguinetti Wang & Torrijos; Vince Finaldi, John Manly, Sharyl Garza, Jane Reilley of Manly, Stewart & Finaldi
Case: Students v. University of Southern California, et al.
Type: Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Rape, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment, Intentional Tort, Negligent Hiring, Emotional Distress, Negligent Tort, Sexual Battery
State: California
3
Amount: $40,550,055.00
Attorneys: Michael A. Simpson, Andrew Tuegel of Simpson, Simpson & Tuegel; Will Adams of The Will Adams Law Firm; Scott West of The West Law Firm
Case: Estate of Keas v. Estate of Rendon, et al.
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Burn Injury, Emotional Distress, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: Texas
4
Amount: $39,500,000.00
Attorneys: Brian Panish, Adam Shea, Patrick Gunning of Panish | Shea | Boyle | Ravipudi LLP; Richard Sailer of Sailer Law Firm APC
Case: Freeman v. Board of the Trustees of the California State University
Type: Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Training, Negligent Tort, Catastrophic Injury
State: California
5
Amount: $35,000,000.00
Attorneys: Andrew H. Meisel of Meisel Law Group
Case: Estate of NG, et al. v. City of Burlingame
Type: Dangerous Condition, Falling Object, Government Negligence, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Paraplegia, Paralysis Injury
State: California
6
Amount: $25,000,000.00
Attorneys: David W. Brill of Brill & Rinaldi
Case: Families of Victims v. Broward County Public Schools
Type: Assault & Battery, Personal Injury, School Safety, Wrongful Death, Gunshot Wound, Emotional Distress, Negligent Tort
State: Florida
7
Amount: $24,500,000.00
Attorneys: Craig M. Peters of Altair Law ; Richard H. Schoenberger, Michael A. Kelly of Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger; Jonathan Gertler of Chavez & Gertler LLP
Case: Forman, et al. v. Sutter Health, et al.
Type: Birth Injury, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Quadriplegia, Paralysis Injury
State: California
8
Amount: $21,000,000.00
Attorneys: Bruce H. Nagel, Greg M. Kohn of Nagel Rice, LLP
Case: Dephillips v. Phelps Construction Co. Inc, et al.
Type: Construction Accident, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Fall, Contractor Negligence, Negligent Tort, Paralysis Injury
State: New Jersey
9
Amount: $17,500,000.00
Attorneys: Arash Homampour, Scott Boyer of Homampour Law Firm; Stanley K. Jacobs of Jacobs & Jacobs, LLP
Case: Mendoza v. Compton Unified School District
Type: Personal Injury, School Safety, Brain Injury, Failure to Train, Negligent Tort
State: California
10
Amount: $17,000,000.00
Attorneys: Levi G. McCathern II, Paul A. Grinke, Shane Eghbal of McCathern, Shokouhi, Evans, Grinke
Case: Apartment Tenant v. Builder, et al.
Type: Dangerous Condition, Falling Object, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Product Liability, Fall, Negligent Tort, Paraplegia, Paralysis Injury
State: Texas
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