Sarno da Costa D’Aniello Maceri Included in NJLJ’s Personal Injury Top Awards 2022

Aug 23, 2022

Paul M. da CostaPartner and head of the firm’s Medical Malpractice/Personal Injury Department, and his team were recognized as having two of the top 20 largest personal injury awards in the state of New Jersey as ranked by New Jersey Law Journal’s “Personal Injury Top Awards 2022.” 

Sarno da Costa D’Aniello Maceri LLC was recognized as being involved in this year’s largest personal injury award totaling $52.9 million. Paul represented 72 of the 119 cases on behalf of veterans who died of COVID-19 in two New Jersey Veteran’s Homes.

The firm also was responsible for number 7 top award with a $6.2 settlement for a viral outbreak at The Wanaque Center, a long-term care center for chronically ill children, that resulted in multiple fatalities. Paul represented the families of 13 children, 7 who died, due to the outbreak. As a result of the cases brought before the Passaic County Superior Court, new legislation was enacted by the New Jersey Legislature requiring all long-term care facilities to formulate infectious disease outbreak response plans.

Click here to view the New Jersey Law Journal Personal Injury Top Awards 2022.

New Jersey’s “Personal Injury Top Awards 2022” was produced in partnership with ALM’s VerdictSearch. VerdictSearch and provides legal and insurance professionals with the most accurate, detailed case reports each week. All cases in the New Jersey’s “Personal Injury Top Awards 2022” were pulled from the VerdictSearch database and had to meet the criteria for inclusion into the VerdictSearch database. For more information please visit:

Paul M. da Costa, Partner and head of the Firm’s Medical Malpractice/Personal Injury Department, concentrates his practice in high-stakes, catastrophic personal injury litigation focusing on medical malpractice, nursing home malpractice, and wrongful death cases. You can schedule a consultation with Paul via email ( or call 973-274-5200.