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New York’s Top Verdicts

All data on LexisNexis. Verdicts reported from November 1, 2016 to October 31, 2017.

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Date: May 25, 2017
Case:
The State of New York and the City of New York v.United Parcel Service, Inc.
Type of Action:
Tax - Business and Finance
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Dana Biberman, Christopher Leung, John Oleske, Eric Proshansky, and Lilia Toson of New York City Law Department
Award Amount:
$246,975,614

Date: September 20, 2017
Case:
Terrence Moore, et. al.., v. Navillus Tile, Inc., et. al.
Type of Action:
Labor and Employment - Contract
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Serge Ambroise, Susan Marie Jennik, Thomas Martin Kennedy, and Cristina Elvira Gallo of Kennedy, Jennik & Murray, P.C.
Award Amount:
$76,000,000

Date: September 28, 2017
Case:
Morgan Courtney Wang v. Neil N. Sexton
Type of Action:
Vehicular Liability
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Ben B. Rubinowitz, Rachel Jacobs, and James Rubinowitz of Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf
Award Amount:
$71,000,000

Date: March 20, 2017
Case:
Anastasia Klupchak v. First East Village Associates, et. al.
Type of Action:
Premises Liability
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Thomas Moore of Kramer, Dillof, Livingston and Moore
Award Amount:
$39,500,000

Date: September 24, 2017
Case:
Frosch v. City, of New York, et.al.
Type of Action:
Motor Vehicle
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Ben Rubinowitz and Peter Saghir of Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf
Award Amount:
$41,500,000

Date: January 20, 2017
Case:
Marlena Robaey and Edward Robaey v. Air & Liquid Systems Corporation, as successor-by-merger to Buffalo Pumps, Inc., et. al.
Type of Action:
Products Liability - Toxic Torts
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Jerry Kristal, Danny R. Kraft, and Peter Tambini of Weitz & Luxenberg, P.C.
Award Amount:
$75,000,000

Date: February 7, 2017
Case:
Gloria Doomes Indiv. and as m/n/g of Infant Plaintiffs, Travis Doomes & Gregory Doomes, Both Under the Age of 14 Years Old v. v. Best Transit Corp., et. al.
Type of Action:
Motor Vehicle - Products Liability - Wrongful Death
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Jonathan D. Shramko and Adrienne DeLuca of Shramko & DeLuca, LLP; Nicholas I. Timko of Kahn, Gordon, Timko & Rodriques PC; David B. Corley of Trolman, Glaser & Lichtman PC
Award Amount:
$33,500,000

Date: November 22, 2016
Case:
Charles Scott Harding v. Wojiech Czmielewski, John Doe, first and last name being fictitious and unknown to Plaintiff, Tashi Trading Inc. f/k/a Gujrat Transportation, Inc, Gujrat Transportation, Inc, Luis Patricio Quinde, and Metroline Car & Limousine Service a/k/a Metro Line Car & Limousine Service / Luis Patricio Quinde v. Wojiech Czmielewski and John Doe
Type of Action:
Motor Vehicle
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Nicholas A. Wise, Seth M. Katz, and Adam Raffo of Weitz & Luxenberg, P.C.
Award Amount:
$23,273,000

Date: June 30, 2017
Case:
Lorraine R. Anisansel, as Executrix for the Estate of Geoffrey R. Anisansel and Lorraine R. Anisansel, Individually v. AB Volvo, et. al.
Type of Action:
Products Liability - Toxic Torts
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Danny R. Kraft of Weitz & Luxenberg, P.C.
Award Amount:
$20,000,000

Date: January 12, 2017
Case:
Suarez v. State of NY, et. al.
Type of Action:
Construction Site Negligence
Plaintiff's Counsel: Barry R. Strutt and John W. Keegan, Jr. of Keegan, Keegan and Strutt, LLP
Award Amount:
$20,000,000

Date: April 7, 2017
Case:
Florence Nemeth and Francis Nemeth v. Brenntag North America, as a successor-in-interest to Mineral Pigment Solutions, Inc., as a successor-in-interest to Whittaker, Clark & Daniels, Inc., et. al.
Type of Action:
Product Liability
Plaintiff's Counsel:
James M. Kramer, Robert Komitor, and Nicholas E. Novack of Levy Konigsberg LLP
Award Amount:
$16,500,000

Date: July 18, 2017
Case:
Esther Pinto v. John E. Kehoe, M.D. Ind., John E. Kehoe, M.D. d/b/a Comprehensive Breast Care
Type of Action:
Medical Malpractice
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Mariangela Chiaravalloti of Friedman, Friedman, Chiaravalloti & Giannini, New York, NY, trial counsel to Mark Singer
Award Amount:
$15,000,000

Date: June 1, 2017
Case:
Stephanie Tesoriero v. Dr. F.
Type of Action:
Oncology Malpractice
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Robert Fallarino of Pegalis & Erickson, LLC
Award Amount:
$15,000,000

Date: June 16, 2017
Case:
William Tate-Mitros v. MTA, New York City Transit, also Know as New York City Transit Authority and Manhattan and Bronx Surface Transit Operating Authority
Type of Action:
Motor Vehicle
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Theodore H. Friedman of The Law Office of Theodore H. Friedman
Award Amount:
$14,000,000

Date: April 6, 2017
Case:
Aminata Kromah v. 2265 Davidson Realty, LLC, and Langsam Property Services Corp
Type of Action:
Premises Liability
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Marc E. Freund of Lipsig, Shapey, Manus & Moverman, P.C.
Award Amount:
$12,677,744

Date: October 28, 2016
Case:
George Cooney v. Amchem Products, Inc., BorgWarner Corporation,, Caterpillar, Inc., CertainTeed Corporation, Cummins Engine Company, Inc., Dana Companies
Type of Action:
Products Liability - Asbestos
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Danny R. Kraft of Weitz & Luxenberg, P.C.
Award Amount:
$12,500,000

Date: June 1, 2017
Case:
Kevin Orr v. Adirondack Radiology Associates, PC, et. al.
Type of Action:
Breach of Standard of Care
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Margie Soehl and Laura Jordan of Powers & Santola LLP
Award Amount:
$11,600,000

Date: December 21, 2016
Case:
John Doe, an Infant by His Mother and Natural Guardian, Jane Doe, Individually v. The Jewish Child Care Association of New York, Inc.
Type of Action:
Professional Negligence – Child Care Agency/Worker
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Robert J. Genis, Trial Counsel to the Law Offices of Raskin & Kremins LLP
Award Amount:
$10,650,000

Date: October 26, 2016
Case:
Michael Dion v. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority, the New York City Transit Authority
Type of Action:
Premises Liability
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Jay W. Dankner of Dankner Milstein, P.C.
Award Amount:
$10,000,000

Date: January 25, 2017
Case:
Alla Myndar v. City of New York Varsity Bus Co., Inc. and Denel Pascal
Type of Action:
Motor Vehicle
Plaintiff's Counsel:
William Schwitzer of William Schwitzer & Associates
Award Amount:
$9,500,000

Date: March 17, 2017
Case:
Jaime Perez†v. Folio House, Inc., and Andrews Building Corp
Type of Action:
Worker/Workplace Negligence - Labor Law
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Arthur L. Salmon, Trial Counsel, William Schwitzer & Associates PC
Award Amount:
$8,400,000

Date: August 21, 2017
Case:
Judy Zhou, by Her m/n/g Ping Zhou and Ping Zhou, Individually v. Tuxedo Ridge, LLC., Tuxedo Ridge Ski Center and Tuxedo Ridge Adventure Tours LLC
Type of Action:
Premises Liability – Dangerous Condition
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Souren A. Israelyan of The Law Office of Souren A. Israelyan
Award Amount:
$19,000,000

Date: May 31, 2017
Case:
Cora McNeill, Individually and as Parent/Guardian of Carolyn F. McNeill v. Town of Islip; County of Suffolk
Type of Action:
Premises Liability
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Glenn Auletta of Gruenberg Kelly Della
Award Amount:
$14,460,000

Date: November 14, 2016
Case:
Manuel Cruz Barbecho v. City of New York, New York City Housing Authority, M.A. Angelides, Inc., Hudson Meridian Construction Group, L.L.C. and Stonewall Contracting Corp
Type of Action:
Worker/Workplace Negligence - Labor Law
Plaintiff's Counsel:
David H. Perecman and Carissa M. Peebles of The Perecman Firm P.L.L.C.
Award Amount:
$11,899,469

Date: February 7, 2017
Case:
Rachel B. Eberle v. Robert J. Boeschl, Skanska USA Civil Northeast, Inc. and Skanska USA Civil Inc
Type of Action:
Vehicular Liability
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Joshua D. Gropper of Gropper Law Group, PLLC
Award Amount:
$6,263,500

Date: April 7, 2017
Case:
Hallan v. Dimaggio Realty, et. al.
Type of Action:
Construction - Scaffold
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Ben. B. Rubinowitz and Christopher J. Donadio of Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf
Award Amount:
$6,250,000

Date: February 24, 2017
Case:
Jonathan Muniz v. Chimienti Realty Associates Inc., Chimienti Realty Corp. and 1755 Jarvis, LLC
Type of Action: Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Michael P. Stieglitz of Scott Baron & Associates, P.C.
Award Amount:
$8,000,000

Date: April 1, 2017
Case:
Suffolk County, NY Luna v. Long Island Professional Medical Services, PC
Type of Action:
Radiology
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Diane Paolicelli and Daniel J. Woodard of Levy Phillips & Kongisberg, LLP†
Award Amount:
$6,832,875

Date: November 17, 2016
Case:
Argen Balaj and Sabahate Balaj v. City of New York and Prismatic Development Corp
Type of Action:
Construction - Labor Law - Workplace
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Scott C. Occhiogrosso and Romina Tominovic of Block O'Toole & Murphy LLP
Award Amount:
$6,524,500

Date: November 1, 2016
Case:
Plaintiff 51-Year Old Motorcyclist v. Defendant Road Contractor, et. al.
Type of Action:
Construction Site Negligence
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Michael Vessa of Vessa & Wilensky, PC
Award Amount:
$6,400,000

Date: August 1, 2017
Case:
Maria Vasquez v. Julio C. Alcivar and Polar Corp. d/b/a Polar Beverages
Type of Action:
Motor Vehicle
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Andrea V. Borden of Wingate, Russotti, Shapiro & Halperin, LLP
Award Amount:
$6,200,000

Date: July 20, 2017
Case:
Alysoun Sherwood v. Fireside Steak Pub, LLC and Michael Coyle
Type of Action:
Motor Vehicle - Worker/Workplace Negligence
Plaintiff's Counsel:
George G. Coffinas, Trial Counsel to Neimark & Neimark LLP
Award Amount:
$6,200,000

Date: May 26, 2017
Case:
James Greene v. American Elevator & Machine Corp., Padded Wagon Express, Inc., Oak Leaf Moving Inc., 157 East 57th Street LLC, Solil Management, LLC and Plaza Circle Enterprises, LLC
Type of Action:
Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Robert J. Genis, Trial Counsel, Law Offices of Raskin & Kremins LLP
Award Amount:
$6,060,000

Date: January 24, 2017
Case:
Elviro Bruno v. Anthony Alastra
Type of Action:
Medical Malpractice
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Andrew W. Siegel of Siegel & Coonerty LLP
Award Amount:
$6,000,000

Date: March 1, 2017
Case:
Rios, et. al. v. NYCHHC, et. al.
Type of Action:
Ob/gyn Negligence
Plaintiff's Counsel:
S. Joseph Donahue and Jeffrey A. Block of Block, O’Toole & Murphy
Award Amount:
$6,000,000

Date: February 13, 2017
Case:
4 Pillar Dynasty LLC, et. al. v. New York & Co., Inc., et. al.
Type of Action:
Intellectual Property – Trademark Infringement
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Aaron J. Solomon, Edward Wipper, and Darren Oved of Oved & Oved, LLP
Award Amount:
$5,600,000

Date: February 21, 2017
Case:
Lina Gorokhova v. Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc., and Joseph D. Blasi
Type of Action:
Motor Vehicle
Plaintiff's Counsel:
I. Bryce Moses of Wingate, Russotti & Shapiro
Award Amount:
$5,500,000

Date: May 12, 2017
Case:
Cora L. Young v. Christopher A. Bal Nissan Lift of New York, Inc.
Type of Action:
Motor Vehicle
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Norman Robert Gershon, Trial Counsel to Law Offices of Alexander Bespechny
Award Amount:
$5,068,000

Date: February 2, 2017
Case:
John Terehoff; Yekaterina Gavrisheva v. Rubin Frenkel (also spelled Frenkle), M.D.; Bay OB/Gyn, P.C
Type of Action:
Medical Malpractice
Plaintiff's Counsel:
David A. Kates of Schwartz Goldstone & Campisi, LLP
Award Amount:
$5,000,000

Date: April 21, 2017
Case:
Tempest S. Thomas v. Sayara A. Uddin
Type of Action:
Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Michael J. Cooper of Cellino & Barnes, P.C.
Award Amount:
$5,000,000

Date: October 18, 2016
Case:
Chaudry N. Noor and Azra Noor v. The City of New York
Type of Action:
Construction - Labor Law - Workplace
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Ronald C. Burke of Kelner & Kelner
Award Amount:
$4,485,027

Date: May 25, 2017
Case:
Adetola Atanda v. Linden Plaza Preservation L.P. and RY Management Co., Inc.
Type of Action:
Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Alan M. Shapey of Lipsig, Shapey, Manus & Moverman, PC
Award Amount:
$4,125,000

Date: February 24, 2017
Case:
Kendrick Young by His Mother & Natural Guardian, Vashti Daisley v. Harvey Lederman, M.D., Kimberly Heller, MD & Vassar Brothers Medical Center
Type of Action:
Medical Malpractice
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Brian M. Brown of Zaremba Brown, PLLC
Award Amount:
$4,098,267

Date: December 22, 2016
Case:
Garvin Clarke v. 750-760 Pelham Pkwy Owner LLC, LGLS Bronx Portfolio LLC, LGLS Bronx Portfolio Owner LLC, Rainbow Estates LLC, 750-760 Pelham Pkwy LLC, and E&M Associates LLC
Type of Action:
Worker/Workplace Negligence - Labor Law
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Dario Perez of LaRock & Perez, LLP
Award Amount:
$4,050,000

Date: May 24, 2017
Case:
Jasu Robinson-Okai and Kyle Okai v. Allan Ho, M.D.
Type of Action:
Medical Malpractice
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Eleni Coffinas of Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo P.C.
Award Amount:
$4,000,000

Date: November 18, 2016
Case:
Floyd K. Ferguson and Lynn M. Ferguson v. Inter Community Memorial Hospital, Eastern Niagara Hospital-New Faine Division, Gregory J. Bennett, M.D., Erie Niagara Neurosurgery, Gregory J. Castiglia, M.D., Buffalo Neurosurgery Group, Iqbal S. Walia, M.D., Erie County Medical Center, James E. Hohensee, M.D., James J. Waytash, M.D., University Neurology, John Doe and Jane Doe
Type of Action:
Medical Malpractice
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Joseph M. Lichtenstein of The Law Offices of Joseph M. Lichtenstein, PC; Eleanor Bliss Ferry of Tronolone & Surgalla, PC
Award Amount:
$4,000,000

Date: April 7, 2017
Case:
Shauntee Byron v. Holly S. Longstreet
Type of Action:
Motor Vehicle
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Sagar Shah of Simon, Eisenberg & Baum, LLP
Award Amount:
$3,560,000

Date: December 6, 2016
Case:
Dylan Dueser v. Precision Construction & Development Inc, Ryan Braun, Lawrence and Lisa Pomietlarz
Type of Action:
Worker/Workplace Negligence - Labor Law
Plaintiff's Counsel:
David P. Marcus and Brian Cinelli of Marcus & Cinelli, LLP
Award Amount:
$3,300,000

Date: August 18, 2017
Case:
Thomas McGlynn v. Aerco International Inc., Air & Liquid Systems Corporation, Buffalo Pumps Division, American Export Lines, Farrell Lines Incorporated f/k
Type of Action:
Products Liability - Toxic Torts
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Daniel P. Blouin and Jim Kramer of Simmons Hanly Conroy LLC
Award Amount:
$3,300,000

Date: January 1, 2017
Case:
Estrada v. El Barrio Artspace Limited Partnership, LLC, et. al.
Type of Action:
Construction - Labor Law
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Altagracia M. Nunez of Altagracia Nunez & Associates, PC
Award Amount:
$3,300,000

Date: December 20, 2016
Case:
Chavez v. City of New York, et. al.
Type of Action:
Excessive Force by Police - Unnecessary Use of "SWAT" Team
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Robert Margulies of Drabkin & Margulies
Award Amount:
$3,250,000

Date: November 1, 2016
Case:
Russo v. State of NY, et. al.
Type of Action:
Negligence - Wrongful Death
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Terrence M. Connors and Joseph D. Morath, Jr. of Connors, LLP
Award Amount:
$3,225,000

Date: October 14, 2016
Case:
Mario Acevedo, Idell Acevedo and Victor Rodriguez v. M.T.A., N.Y.C.T.A., MTA Bus Company, and Alex A. Brown
Type of Action:
Motor Vehicle
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Lorenzo J. Tasso of Malillo and Grossman; Alan S. Ripka of Alan Ripka & Associates, LLP
Award Amount:
$3,167,000

Date: October 28, 2016
Case:
Brigette Brzezniak v. Vincent J. Sorrentino and City of Buffalo
Type of Action:
Motor Vehicle
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Michael C. Scinta of Brown, Chiari
Award Amount:
$3,000,000

Date: November 7, 2016
Case:
Park v. City of New York, et. al.
Type of Action:
Motor Vehicle Negligence
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Ben B. Rubinowitz & Christopher Donadio of Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf
Award Amount:
$5,000,000

Date: February 15, 2017
Case:
Zuluaga v. Winthrop University Hospital, et. al.
Type of Action: Medical Malpractice - Hospital Negligence
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Richard Gurfein of Gurfein Douglas LLP
Award Amount:
$3,600,069

Date: November 3, 2016
Case:
Shanee Bond v. Martin Pluck and Y & M Transit Corp
Type of Action:
Motor Vehicle
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Evan M. La Penna of Paris & Chaikin, PLLC
Award Amount:
$2,800,000

Date: February 1, 2017
Case:
Wilks v. Mecc Contracting Inc., et. al.
Type of Action:
Motor Vehicle
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Nicholas E. Tzaneteas of Weser and Weser
Award Amount:
$4,300,000

Date: March 7, 2017
Case:
Elza Garzon v. Steven Batash; Steven Batash, M.D., P.C.; Queens Endoscopy ASC, LLC; Continental Medical Group, P.C.
Type of Action:
Medical Malpractice
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Marijo Adimey of Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf
Award Amount:
$2,500,000

Date: August 15, 2017
Case:
Neil Gubitosi v. Evans Hyppolite and Corporate Trans. Inc.
Type of Action:
Motor Vehicle - No-Fault
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Frank Braunstein of Gruenberg Kelly Della
Award Amount:
$2,228,000

Date: November 10, 2016
Case:
"John Doe" v. Jeffrey P. Moskowitz M.D
Type of Action:
Medical Malpractice
Plaintiff's Counsel:
David S. Pollack, Trial Counsel for Michael A. Bucci II, Esq
Award Amount:
$2,000,000

Date: June 9, 2017
Case:
Jessica Puccio v. David E Kaller and Empire International, Ltd
Type of Action:
Motor Vehicle
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Victoria Wickman of The Law Offices of Victoria Wickman
Award Amount:
$2,900,000

Date: December 2016
Case:
Dorador v. Trump, et. al.
Type of Action:
Labor Law
Plaintiff's Counsel:
John Dalli of Dalli & Marino, LLP
Award Amount: $2,900,000

Date: January 6, 2017
Case:
Joseph Gragnaniello v. County of Westchester; Dormitory Authority of the State of New York
Type of Action:
Workplace Liability
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Michael E. Jaffe of Pazer & Epstein
Award Amount:
$2,875,000

Date: March 17, 2017
Case:
Lorna Wright-Bovell as Administrator of all and Singular the Personal Property, Goods, Chattels and Credits of the Estate of Ortanzso Bovell, Deceased, and Lorna Wright-Bovell, Ind. v. The City New York and John Chell
Type of Action:
Intentional Torts - Battery - Government - Civil Rights
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Jon L. Norinsberg and John J. Meehan of The Law Offices of Jon Norinsberg
Award Amount:
$2,500,000

Date: June 16, 2017
Case:
Mario Nichilo v. Wenger Construction Co., Inc., the City of New York and the New York City School Construction Authority
Type of Action:
Worker/Workplace Negligence - Labor Law
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Vito A. Cannavo of Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo P.C.
Award Amount:
$2,327,175

Date: November 22, 2016
Case:
John Anthony Hegarty and Leslie Hegarty v. BG National Plumbing & Heating, Inc., City of New York, New York City Department of Education and New York City Construction Authority
Type of Action:
Worker/Workplace Negligence - Labor Law
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Dominique A. Penson, Bruce K. Kaye, and Dana Cutting of Barasch, McGarry, Salzman & Penson
Award Amount:
$2,104,560

Date: October 14, 2016†
Case:
Acevedo, et. al. v. MTA
Type of Action:
Motor Vehicle Negligence
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Alan Ripka and Lorenzo Tasso of Alan Ripka & Associates, LLP
Award Amount:
$2,102,000

Date: February 9, 2017
Case:
David Smalley and Judith Smalley v. Harley Davidson Motor Company Inc. and Stans Harley Davidson Inc.
Type of Action:
Products Liability - Motor Vehicle
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Norman A. Palmiere of The Palmiere Law Firm; Anthony J. LaDuca of LaDuca Law Firm LLP
Award Amount:
$2,050,000

Date: March 13, 2017
Case:
Annette & Walter Higley v. Lorraine W. Mitchell, George F. Mitchell, and George F. Mitchell d/b/a The Mountain Peddler
Type of Action:
Premises Liability
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Sheryl R. Menkes of Menkes Law Firm
Award Amount:
$2,000,000

Date: November 10, 2016
Case:
"John Doe" v. Jeffrey P. Moskowitz M.D
Type of Action:
Medical Malpractice
Plaintiff's Counsel:
David S. Pollack, Trial Counsel for Michael A. Bucci II, Esq
Award Amount:
$2,000,000

Date: November 29, 2016
Case:
Orhan Duman v. Eric Joshua Scharf; Marilyn Scharf; & Emile Scharf
Type of Action:
Motor Vehicle
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Yana Rubin of Law Office of Yana Rubin, LLC
Award Amount:
$2,000,000

Date: January 4, 2017
Case:
Baird v. Galip Holdings, Inc., et. al.
Type of Action:
Motor Vehicle
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Steven Murphy and Michael J. Hurwitz of Block, O'Toole and Murphy, LLP
Award Amount:
$2,000,000

Date: March 16, 2017
Case:
Elmnowski v. Walden Galleria Mall Pyramid Corp., et. al.
Type of Action:
Premises Liability
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Richard P. Amico and Stephen C. Ciocca of Cellino & Barnes, PC
Award Amount:
$2,000,000

Date: October 11, 2016
Case:
Dereck Burghezi v. NVR Inc. dba Ryan Homes of New York
Type of Action:
Construction - Labor Law - Workplace
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Eric M. Shelton of Brown, Chiari
Award Amount:
$1,907,342

Date: November 23, 2016
Case:
Elizabeth McNamara & Joseph McNamara v. David Weissberg
Type of Action:
Medical Malpractice
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Kevin T. Grennan of Law Offices of Kevin T. Grennan, PLLC
Award Amount:
$1,860,000

Date: May 12, 2017
Case:
Cora L Young v. Christopher Bal; Nissan Lift of New York
Type of Action:
Motor Vehicle
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Norman Robert Gershon, Trial Counsel to Law Offices of Alexander Bespechny
Award Amount:
$1,800,000

Date: May 15, 2017
Case:
Jessie May Mosley v. E.H.J. LLC and Nunez Depot Hardware
Type of Action:
Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Sheri E. Holland of White, Fleischner & Fino
Award Amount:
$1,650,000

Date: November 1, 2016
Case:
Yousefzadeh v. Dr. Z., et. al.
Type of Action:
Radiology Negligence
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Victoria Wickman of The Law Office of Victoria Wickman
Award Amount:
$1,600,000

Date: May 24, 2017
Case:
Maureen Foster, as Exec. of Estate of Scott Foster, Dec. & Maureen Foster, Indiv. v. Suffolk County Police Dept., County of Suffolk & John Licausi
Type of Action:
Motor Vehicle
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Ira Cooper, Esq.
Award Amount:
$1,500,000

Date: July 1, 2017
Case:
Plaintiff Camera Repairperson v. Defendant Commercial Building, et. al.
Type of Action:
Construction
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Nicole M. Gill of Wingate Russotti Shapiro & Halperin, LLP
Award Amount:
$1,500,000

Date: July 1, 2017
Case:
Santiago v. Dr. G., et. al.
Type of Action:
Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Steven T. Halperin of Halperin & Halperin, P.C.
Award Amount:
$1,500,000

Date: February 16, 2017
Case:
William C. Dougherty v. Rod Chomper Inc.
Type of Action:
Products Liability - Design Defect
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Thomas C. Yatto of Mainetti Mainetti & O'Connor, P.C.
Award Amount:
$1,426,000

Date: January 1, 2017
Case:
NY County, NY. Plaintiff Patient Whose PSA Test Not Conducted v. Defendants Internist and Medical Laboratory
Type of Action:
Internal Medicine
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Robert Stein of Caesar & Napoli, P.C.
Award Amount:
$1,400,000

Date: November 1, 2016
Case:
Jennel M. Morgan v. Aleksandr Arakelov Leo's Apple Ltd and Salem Truck Leasing Inc. †
Type of Action:
Motor Vehicle
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Larry J. Bonchonsky of Bonchonsky & Zaino, LLP
Award Amount:
$1,375,000

Date: December 16, 2016
Case:
Valeric McCall, as Parent & Natural Guardian of DaJuan McCall an Infant v. St. Paul's Community Baptist Church
Type of Action:
Labor And Employment - Contract
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Christopher P. Meyer of The Law Offices of Edward P. Ryan
Award Amount:
$1,350,000

Date: October 27, 2016
Case:
Barry J. Brett and Leslie Brett v. 44th Street Restaurant LLC., et. al.
Type of Action:
Defective Product
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Paul J. Bottari of Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker, LLP
Award Amount:
$1,311,000

Date: January 11, 2017
Case:
Marie Paul v. Lilmor Management
Type of Action:
Premises Liability
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Gerald Arze of Arze & Mollica, LLP
Award Amount:
$1,310,000

Date: July 18, 2017
Case:
Janet Olmsted Cross v. Kevin Roberts, Roberts Contracting, Inc. J.A. Duarte Home Improvements Corp
Type of Action:
Worker/Workplace Negligence - Construction
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Dirk Galbraith of Coughlin & Gerhart, LLP
Award Amount:
$1,238,000

Date: July 1, 2017
Case:
Santiago v. Dr. G., et. al.
Type of Action:
Premises Liability – Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Steven T. Halperin of Halperin & Halperin, P.C.
Award Amount:
$1,500,000

Date: February 1, 2017
Case:
Charles Cicalo v. Long Island Railroad
Type of Action:
Worker/Workplace Negligence – Negligent Maintenance
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Michael A. Rose of Hach & Rose, LLP; Mark Glen Sokoloff of Brecher, Fishman, Pasternack, Popish, Heller Rubin & Reiff
Award Amount:
$1,400,000

Date: November 16, 2016
Case:
Heifetz v. Bardarian, et. al.
Type of Action:
Medical Malpractice
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Marijo C. Adimey of Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf
Award Amount:
$1,270,000

Date: March 1, 2017
Case:
Berger v. Shen, et. al.
Type of Action:
Medical Malpractice
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Steven T. Halperin of Halperin & Halperin, PC
Award Amount:
$1,115,228

Date: January 11, 2017
Case:
Marie Paul v. Lilmor Management
Type of Action:
Premises Liability
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Gerald Arze of Arze & †Mollica, LLP
Award Amount:
$1,310,000

Date: July 24, 2017
Case:
Angelia Lyons v. 100 W. 174 LLC and Gazivoda Realty Co., Inc.
Type of Action:
Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Glenn Auletta of Gruenberg Kelly Della
Award Amount:
$1,300,000

Date: April 11, 2017
Case:
Allison Small v. North Shore Bottling Co., Inc., Brooklyn Corp., Richard N. Mann, Eduardo Alvarez and Calvin D. Sealy / Calvin Sealy v. North Shore Bottling Co., Inc. Brooklyn Bottling Corp., Richard N. Mann and Alvarez
Type of Action:
Motor Vehicle
Plaintiff's Counsel:
Nicholas E. Tzaneteas of The Law Office of Nicholas E. Tzaneteas
Award Amount:
$1,997,466

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