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Top Verdicts & Settlements 2020

The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C. Secures Eleven of New York’s 2020 Top Verdicts & Settlements

The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C. secured a total of eleven case results listed among the New York Law Journal’s 2020 Top Verdicts & Settlements list!

Top Verdicts & Settlements is a special supplement of the New York Law Journal published annually to highlight the largest reported recoveries obtained by attorneys and firms throughout the state. Final lists are based on court records and data reported during the previous calendar year to VerdictSearch.

Our firm’s results have been featured in previous publications of Top Verdicts & Settlements, including five results named among the largest recoveries in 2019. In 2020, we continued to build upon that record by obtaining eleven of the state’s largest recoveries – as well as the #1 Workplace – Workplace Safety Settlement and the #4 Construction Settlement!

Our results featured in the 2020 Top Verdicts & Settlements list include:

  • $3.25 Million. This recovery secured by Attorneys Zachary Perecman and Adam Hurwitz was the 18th largest settlement in 2020 and the #1 Settlement in Workplace – Workplace Safety.
  • $3.325 Million. Secured by Attorney Steven Dorfman for an injured construction worker, this was the 17th largest result in the Top Settlements list and the #4 Settlement in Construction.
  • $1.5 Million. Attorneys David Perecman and Adam Hurwitz secured this $1.5 million mediated settlement on behalf of an injured construction worker. This result tied for #25 in Construction.
  • $1.5 Million. This seven-figure mediated settlement obtained by Attorneys Steven Dorfman and Zachary Perecman also tied as the 25th largest settlement in Construction.
  • $1.35 Million. Attorney Steven Dorfman’s recovery of $1.35 million for an injured worker tied for the #31 largest mediated settlement.
  • $1.35 Million. This six-figure recovery by Attorneys Steve Dorfman and Peter Rigelhaupt tied for the #31 largest mediated settlement.
  • $1.3 Million. This is the 34th largest mediated settlement in Construction, secured by Attorney Adam Hurwitz on behalf of an injured construction worker.
  • $937,500. Secured by Attorney Peter Rigelhaupt for an injured client. This result is listed as the #40 in Premises Liability.
  • $900,000. Attorneys Erica Colon and Adam Hurwitz recovered $900,000 in compensation for an injured client. This result tied for the #41 largest mediated settlement.
  • $750,000. This six-figure mediated settlement obtained by Attorney Zachary Perecman tied as the #46 largest mediated settlement.
  • $500,000. Attorneys Adam Hurwitz and Sagar Chadha recovered $500,000 for an injured client – the #54 largest mediated settlement.

Our entire team at The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C. is passionate about helping injured victims, workers, and families secure the compensation needed to rebuild their lives. We are grateful for having eleven results named to this year’s Top Verdicts & Settlements and believe it is a reflection of our team’s talent, experience, and tireless advocacy.

Since 1983, our firm has recovered more than half a billion in compensation for clients and over 50 verdicts and settlements in excess of $1 million each in the past five years. We are known for our work in claims involving construction accidents, premises liability, motor vehicle collisions, and serious personal injury, and are available 24/7 to help victims across NYC evaluate potential claims.


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