Top 20 Wrongful Death Settlements in the United States in 2021

Top 20 Wrongful Death Settlements in the United States in 2021We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 20 wrongful death 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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Amount:$7,000,000.00
Attorneys:Daryl L. Zaslow of Eichen Crutchlow Zaslow, LLP; James A. Maggs of Maggs McDermott & DiCicco
Case:Estate of Daley v. Jersey Shore University Medical Center, et al.
Type:Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Medication Error, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:New Jersey
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Amount:$6,850,000.00
Attorneys:Daryl L. Zaslow of Eichen Crutchlow Zaslow, LLP
Case:Estate of Appio v. Isserovich, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Entrustment, DUI, Multi-Vehicle Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability
State:New Jersey
13
Amount:$6,750,000.00
Attorneys:J. Kevin Morrison, Joshua D. White of Altair Law
Case:Maguire, et al. v. Hundal, et al.
Type:Bicycle Accident, Business Liability, Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort
State:California
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Amount:$6,500,000.00
Attorneys:Chelsea J. Crawford, Andrew D. Freeman of Brown, Goldstein & Levy LLP
Case:Estate of Sopp v. Page, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Excessive Force, Government Negligence, Wrongful Death, Gunshot Wound, Intentional Tort, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:Maryland
15
Amount:$6,150,000.00
Attorneys:Keith L. Kessler, Ray W. Kahler of Stritmatter Kessler Koehler Moore; Rob Crary of Crary Clark Domanico & Chuang; David Brown of Brett McCandlis Brown & Conner
Case:Estate of Gilmore, et al. v. The State of Washington, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort
State:Washington
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Amount:$6,000,000.00
Attorneys:Michael A. Haggard, Adam C. Finkel of The Haggard Law Firm P.A.; Charles Mustell of The Mustell Law Firm
Case:Estate of Clemente v. Fishbusterz L.L.C., et al.
Type:Assault & Battery, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, Negligent Security, Gunshot Wound, Negligent Tort
State:Florida
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Amount:$5,300,000.00
Attorneys:Fulvio F. Cajina of Law Offices of Fulvio F. Cajina; Matthew Daniel Haley of Haley Law Offices
Case:Sommers v. City of Santa Clara, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Government Negligence, Wrongful Death, Gunshot Wound, Intentional Tort, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:California
18
Amount:$5,001,000.00
Attorneys:Sargis Atanous of Dunnion Law
Case:Harder, et al. v. Golden State Portables, et al.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Negligent Supervision, Pedestrian Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Hiring, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Single-Vehicle Accident
State:California
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Amount:$5,000,000.00
Attorneys:Paul R. Kiesel, D. Bryan Garcia of Kiesel Law LLP; Dale K. Galipo, Renee V. Masongsong of The Law Offices of Dale K. Galipo
Case:Villanueva, et al. v. State of California, et al.
Type:Assault & Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Due Process Violation, Excessive Force, Government Negligence, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, False Arrest, Gunshot Wound, Intentional Tort, Denial of Medical Care, Emotional Distress, Failure to Supervise, Police Brutality, Failure to Train, Police Misconduct, Unreasonable Search & Seizure, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:California
19 (tie)
Amount:$5,000,000.00
Attorneys:Danny Soong of Law Office of Danny Soong, APLC
Case:Estate of Decedent v. Trucking Co., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:California
19 (tie)
Amount:$5,000,000.00
Attorneys:William L. Goldman of Law Offices of William L. Goldman
Case:Estate of H.B.H. v. Bodden
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort, Paralysis Injury
State:Pennsylvania
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Amount:$4,900,000.00
Attorneys:Michael J. Haddad, Julia Sherwin of Haddad & Sherwin LLP; Stuart Chandler of Chandler Law
Case:Estate of Murrietta-Golding, et al. v. City of Fresno, et al.
Type:Assault & Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Government Negligence, Wrongful Death, Gunshot Wound, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:California
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