Top 50 Personal Injury Settlements in the United States in 2021

Top 50 Personal Injury Settlements in the United States in 2021We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 50 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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21 (tie)
Amount: $8,000,000.00
Attorneys: Justin Timonthy Green, Vincent Charles Lesch of Kreindler and Kreindler L.L.P.; Graham Lee Newman, Mark D. Chappell, James David George of Chappell Smith and Arden; Stuart R. Fraenkel, Nicole C. Andersen Davidson of Nelson & Fraenkel L.L.P.
Case: Estate of Zareski, et al. v. Champion Aerospace L.L.C.
Type: Aviation Accident, Breach of Contract, Breach of Warranty, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Wrongful Death, Defective Product, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability, Design Defect
State: South Carolina
21 (tie)
Amount: $8,000,000.00
Attorneys: Darrell L. Cochran, Loren A. Cochran, Thomas B. Vertetis, Andrew S. Ulmer, Alexander G. Dietz of Pfau Cochran Vertetis Amala P.L.L.C.; Thomas A. Balerud of Law Office of Thomas A. Balerud
Case: Orn v. City of Tacoma, et al.
Type: Assault & Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Government Negligence, Personal Injury, Gunshot Wound, Intentional Tort, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Paralysis Injury, Amputation
State: Washington
22
Amount: $7,850,000.00
Attorneys: Denis M. Delja of The Dunnion Law Firm
Case: Passenger v. Alisal Union School District, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, School Bus Accident, Head-on Collision, Negligent Tort
State: California
23
Amount: $7,550,000.00
Attorneys: Michael S. Levine of Rappaport, Glass, Levine & Zullo, LLP
Case: Auto Driver v. Ambulance Co., et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Emergency Vehicle Accident
State: New York
24
Amount: $7,500,000.00
Attorneys: Ben C. Brodhead, Ashley B. Fournet, Michael Arndt of Brodhead Law, LLC
Case: Pedestrian v. Auto Driver
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
State: Georgia
25 (tie)
Amount: $7,000,000.00
Attorneys: Michael P. Cogan of Cogan & Power P.C.
Case: A.G., Pro Ami v. USA
Type: Birth Injury, Government Negligence, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Failure to Monitor, Negligent Tort
State: Illinois
25 (tie)
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
25 (tie)
Amount: $7,000,000.00
Attorneys: Charles L. Becker, Colin Burke, Thomas R. Kline of Kline & Specter, PC
Case: Frelich v. SEPTA
Type: Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Emotional Distress, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident, Amputation
State: Pennsylvania
26
Amount: $6,850,000.00
Attorneys: David P. Moody, Ian M. Bauer of Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro
Case: Wilson v. State of Washington, et al.
Type: Assault & Battery, Government Negligence, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Emotional Distress, Children's Rights, Child Abuse, Failure to Protect, Negligent Tort, Child Protection
State: Washington
27
Amount: $6,800,000.00
Attorneys: Ron Bamieh, Danielle De Smeth, Monique L. Fierro of Bamieh & De Smeth PLC
Case: J.B. v. Simi Valley Unified School District
Type: Assault & Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Personal Injury, School Safety, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Psychological Injury, Failure to Supervise, Child Abuse, Failure to Train, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: California
28 (tie)
Amount: $6,750,000.00
Attorneys: James P. Carr, Tyler J. Barnett of Yuhl Carr LLP
Case: Mortensen v. Caltrans
Type: Dangerous Condition, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Brain Injury, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
State: California
28 (tie)
Amount: $6,750,000.00
Attorneys: Jeffrey B. Bloom of Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf
Case: J.A.S., Pro Ami v. Rodriguez, et al.
Type: Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: New York
29 (tie)
Amount: $6,150,000.00
Attorneys: Daniel K. Kramer, Teresa A. Johnson of Kramer Trial Lawyers A.P.C.; Michael Burgis of Michael Burgis & Associates, P.C.
Case: Flores v. Telfer Pavement Technologies, LLC, et al.
Type: Dangerous Condition, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Truck Accident, Brain Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Respondeat Superior, Amputation
State: California
29 (tie)
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
30 (tie)
Amount: $6,000,000.00
Attorneys: Tara Lin Mitcheltree, Grant Kevin Riley of Riley | Ersoff LLP
Case: Ordonez, et al. v. Raigorododsky, et al.
Type: Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort, Lead Poisoning
State: California
30 (tie)
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
30 (tie)
Amount: $6,000,000.00
Attorneys: Robert M. Giroux of Giroux Amburn P.C.; William J. McHenry of Law Office of William J. McHenry P.L.L.C.
Case: E.D., Pro Ami v. USA, et al.
Type: Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth, Government Negligence, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Negligent Tort
State: Michigan
30 (tie)
Amount: $6,000,000.00
Attorneys: Mariusz J. Sniarowski, David Perecman of The Perecman Firm, PLLC
Case: Wodz v. The City of New York, et al.
Type: Construction Accident, Government Negligence, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Negligent Tort
State: New York
30 (tie)
Amount: $6,000,000.00
Attorneys: Stuart L. Finz, Benjamin P. Jacobs, CaraMia Hart, Brandon S. Finz of Finz & Finz P.C.
Case: K.D., Pro Ami, Williams v. NYPQ, et al.
Type: Birth Injury, Hospital Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Failure to Monitor, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: New York
30 (tie)
Amount: $6,000,000.00
Attorneys: Edward Le, Michael Kittleson of Law Office of Edward K. Le; Lawrence Kahn of Lawrence Kahn Law Group
Case: Nguyen v. Lowe
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
State: Washington
31
Amount: $5,984,209.00
Attorneys: John C. Taylor, Robert R. Clayton of Taylor & Ring LLP
Case: Lopez v. De La Cruz, et al.
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Amputation
State: California
32
Amount: $5,900,000.00
Attorneys: Edward Le, Michael Kittleson of Law of Edward K. Le
Case: Sheikh v. Nawabi, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
State: Washington
33 (tie)
Amount: $5,750,000.00
Attorneys: Richard E. McGreevy, Brian G. Leach of Leach & McGreevy, LLP
Case: Ringseth v. Lea & Braze Engineering Inc.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
State: California
33 (tie)
Amount: $5,750,000.00
Attorneys: James Lundy of Law Office of Richard Kenny, Trial Counsel for Zemsky & Salomon PC
Case: Robinson v. City of New York
Type: Bicycle Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort
State: New York
34
Amount: $5,700,000.00
Attorneys: Jeffrey A. Milman, Benjamin T. Ikuta of Hodes Milman Ikuta LLP
Case: Patient v. Ob-Gyn, et al.
Type: Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Emotional Distress, Medication Error, Failure to Monitor, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: California
35
Amount: $5,150,000.00
Attorneys: Tina B. Odjaghian of Odjaghian Law Group
Case: Gaeta v. Casper Co.
Type: Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workers' Compensation
State: California
36 (tie)
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
36 (tie)
Amount: $5,000,000.00
Attorneys: Andrew C. Bryman of Bryman & Apelian; Steven C. Gambardella of Law Offices of Steven C. Gambardella
Case: J.G. JR. Pro Ami v. Loma Linda University Medical Center, et al.
Type: Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Emotional Distress, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: California
36 (tie)
Amount: $5,000,000.00
Attorneys: Brian Beecher, Arash Khorsandi, Danny Ledezma, James Caress of The Law Offices of Arash Khorsandi
Case: Fuller v. Hillcrest Business Improvement Assoc.
Type: Construction Accident, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort
State: California
36 (tie)
Amount: $5,000,000.00
Attorneys: Nicholas J. Leonardis of Stathis & Leonardis, LLC
Case: Simmons v. State of New Jersey
Type: Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Brain Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability
State: New Jersey
36 (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
37
Amount: $4,896,583.03
Attorneys: Slawek W. Platta, Laurence Rogers of Platta Law Firm, PLLC
Case: Dyszkiewicz v. The City of New York, et al.
Type: Construction Accident, Government Negligence, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Fall, Scaffolding Accident, Negligent Tort
State: New York
38
Amount: $4,800,000.00
Attorneys: William S. Druckman, Madonna C. Estep of Law Offices of Druckman & Estep
Case: Moss v. USA
Type: Failure to Diagnose, Government Negligence, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Medication Error, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Paraplegia, Paralysis Injury
State: West Virginia
39 (tie)
Amount: $4,750,000.00
Attorneys: S. Joseph Donahue, Jeffrey A. Block of Block O'Toole & Murphy, LLP
Case: Henry v. The City of New York, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Single-Vehicle Accident
State: New York
39 (tie)
Amount: $4,750,000.00
Attorneys: Sean Malcolm of Malcolm Law Firm PLLC
Case: Injured Plaintiff v. Homeowner, et al.
Type: Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Product Liability, Defective Product, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability, Quadriplegia
State: Washington
40
Amount: $4,700,000.00
Attorneys: John M. Cooper, William F. O’Mara, Griffin O’Hanlon of Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers
Case: L.N., Pro Ami v. Spivey Pavement Markings Inc., et al.
Type: Business Liability, Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident, Faulty Workmanship
State: Virginia
41
Amount: $4,650,000.00
Attorneys: Shanna Bailey, William Ricigliano of Ricigliano & Filopei, PC
Case: Reese v. City of New York, et al.
Type: Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: New York
42 (tie)
Amount: $4,500,000.00
Attorneys: Matthew Nezhad of Oaks Law Firm
Case: Patient v. Doctor
Type: Medical Malpractice, Misdiagnosis, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Negligent Tort
State: California
42 (tie)
Amount: $4,500,000.00
Attorneys: Paul B. Weitz of Paul B. Weitz & Associates P.C.
Case: L.F.G., Pro Ami v. Montefiore Medical Center, et al.
Type: Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: New York
42 (tie)
Amount: $4,500,000.00
Attorneys: Paula McCandlis, Matt Conner of Brett McCandlis Brown & Conner
Case: Estate of Heutink v. Ferguson, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Head-on Collision, DUI, Negligent Tort
State: Washington
43
Amount: $4,495,000.00
Attorneys: Slawek W. Platta, Brian J. Vannella of Platta Law Firm, PLLC
Case: Guity v. 400 Great Neck Road Realty LLC, et al.
Type: Construction Accident, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Fall, Demolition Accident, Negligent Tort
State: New York
44
Amount: $4,200,000.00
Attorneys: Evan L. Goldman of Goldman Davis Krumholz & Dillon, P.C.
Case: Estate of Avevedo v. Hines, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Emotional Distress, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability
State: New Jersey
45 (tie)
Amount: $4,000,000.00
Attorneys: Denis Delja of Dunnion Law
Case: Sanchez v. Simas
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
State: California
45 (tie)
Amount: $4,000,000.00
Attorneys: Jon R. Perry, Michael Calder of Rosen & Perry
Case: Estate of Patient v. K.S., et al.
Type: Delayed Treatment, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: Pennsylvania
45 (tie)
Amount: $4,000,000.00
Attorneys: Chris Davis of Davis Law Group
Case: Estate of Pedestrian v. Truck Driver
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident, Paralysis Injury
State: Washington
46
Amount: $3,900,000.00
Attorneys: Gerald E. Thurswell, Ardiana Culaj of The Thurswell Law Firm PLLC
Case: M.L.T., Pro Ami v. USA
Type: Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth, Government Negligence, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Emotional Distress, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Lack of Informed Consent, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: Michigan
47
Amount: $3,750,000.00
Attorneys: Jason F. DeSouza of DeSouza Law
Case: Lerma, et al. v. Rodan Transport Ltd., et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability
State: Texas
48
Amount: $3,680,000.00
Attorneys: Judd Allen, Brian Beecher, Arash Khorsandi of The Law Offices of Arash Khorsandi
Case: Fisher v. HBO, Inc., et al.
Type: Falling Object, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Product Liability, Truck Accident, Work Accident, Negligent Tort
State: California
49
Amount: $3,662,500.00
Attorneys: Adam M. Hurwitz of The Perecman Firm, PLLC
Case: Melitis v. Consolidated Edison, Inc., et al.
Type: Falling Object, Personal Injury, Workplace Safety, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort
State: New York
50
Amount: $3,600,000.00
Attorneys: John P. Beatty of Beatty Law, PLLC, Trial Counsel for Nguyen Leftt, P.C.
Case: Police Officer v. City of New York, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Brain Injury, Labor & Employment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: New York
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