Our Resultsverdicts and settlements

Javerbaum Wurgaft has tried to verdict or settled thousands of cases.  Each case is important to the firm, irrespective of its value, and the firm’s attorneys handle each case accordingly. However, some cases are more substantial than others.  The following are among the largest civil verdicts and settlements obtained by Javerbaum Wurgaft attorneys:

  • $53,000,000 Verdict in a wrongful death case against Conrail (Jerry Baker)
  • $21,000,000 Settlement for childhood sexual abuse victims (Eric Kahn)
  • $20,000,000 Verdict over disputed Mega Millions lottery proceeds (Eric Kahn & Rubin Sinins)
  • $16,344,000 Verdict in school security negligence case (Jack Wurgaft & Eric Kahn)
  • $10,700,000 Verdict in a case involving the shooting death of a police officer (Ken Javerbaum)
  • $10,400,000 Settlement in a construction accident case (Ken Javerbaum & Tony Valenti)
  • $7,500,000 Settlement from DYFS in a negligent supervision case (Eric Kahn)
  • $7,000,000 Verdict against the State of New Jersey for failure to maintain a roadway (Ken Javerbaum & Diane Cardoso)
  • $6,600,000 Settlement in a medical malpractice wrongful life case (Jack Wurgaft)
  • $6,000,000 Settlement in a small plane crash wrongful death case (Jerry Baker)
  • $5,800,000 Verdict in medical malpractice case (Ira Zarin)
  • $4,900,000 Settlement in a Federal Court motor vehicle case against the Post Office (Eric Kahn)
  • $4,100,000 Settlement in a product liability industrial accident case (Ken Javerbaum)
  • $4,100,000 Settlement for a bus accident (Eric Kahn)
  • $4,000,000 Settlement in a Federal Court medical malpractice wrongful life case (Jack Wurgaft)
  • $3,500,000 Settlement for a roadway design case (Eric Kahn & Diane Cardoso)
  • $3,100,000 Dram shop/motor vehicle accident settlement (Eric Kahn)
  • $3,000,000 Settlement in an airline negligence / terrorist attack verdict (Gerry Baker)
  • $2,950,000 Settlement for a truck accident and explosion (Bob Hicks)
  • $2,550,000 Settlement regarding loss of leg due to limo driver negligence (Eric Kahn, Larry Simon & Gregg Wisotsky)
  • $2,500,000 Wrongful death motor vehicle accident settlement (Jeff Rizika)
  • $2,200,000 Settlement arising from a malfunction of a back hoe on a construction site. (Jack Wurgaft & Diane Cardoso)
  • $2,100,000 NY trucking accident settlement (Larry Simon)
  • $1,850,000 Medical malpractice settlement for failure to timely diagnose Lyme’s disease (Bob Hicks)
  • $1,100,000 Dram shop/motor vehicle accident settlement (David Wikstrom)
  • $1,000,000 Settlement in a Products Liability case against a major automobile manufacturer (David Wikstrom)
  • $1,000,000 Settlement arising from a slip and fall on a commercial property. (Diane Cardoso)