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Jonathan M. Sedgh

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Products Liability Attorney in New York, NY

Morgan & Morgan
350 5th Ave, Suite 402
New York, NY 10118
Phone: 212-558-5972
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2021
Licensed in New York Since: 2008
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
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Attorney Profile

Attorney Jonathan M. Sedgh is a partner with Morgan & Morgan law firm, and he works out of the firm's law office in Brooklyn, New York. Nationally recognized as among the top trial lawyers in the country, Mr. Sedgh focuses his practice primarily on plaintiff product liability claims involving dangerous pharmaceuticals and defective medical devices, and implants.

Over the course of his legal career spanning more than 14 years, Mr. Sedgh has been involved in numerous multi-district litigations and class actions, and he has successfully handled thousands of personal injury and tortious claims. Among his most notable successes, he helped secure a landmark verdict of more than $9 billion in a multi-district litigation against a major drug manufacturer, which stand as one of the largest verdicts ever awarded in the United States for that type of case.

Honored for his outstanding professionalism and service, Mr. Sedgh has earned a Top 40 Under 40 designation from the National Trial Lawyers, and he has received many other top rankings and endorsements from his peers along with numerous testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients.

A 2003 graduate of Hofstra University with a Bachelor of Business Administration, Mr. Sedgh returned to his alma mater and obtained his Juris Doctor from Hofstra University School of Law in 2006. He holds his admission to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, and he is an active member of the American Association for Justice, the New York State Bar Association and the New York City Bar Association, among his other professional affiliations.

Drawing upon his extensive legal knowledge and experience, Mr. Sedgh has conducted lectures and seminars across the country on a variety of legal topics, and he has served as a panelist regarding mass-tort product liability. He was also selected to serve on the New York City Bar Association's Product Liability Committee.

Practice Areas
  • 90%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
  • 10%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall

Selections

7 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2015 - 2021

About Jonathan M. Sedgh

First Admitted: 2008, New York

Professional Webpage: https://www.forthepeople.com/attorneys/jonathan-m-sedgh/

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40.

Educational Background

  • Hofstra University School

Verdicts/Settlements

  • Allen v. Takeda Pharmaceuticals Int'l Inc., 2014 WL 1818048 (2014) Drug manufacturers concealed risks of patients developing bladder cancer associated with taking drug to treat Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (Actos) and failed to adequately warn prescribing physicians and their patients of such risks. Verdict: Plaintiffs, $9,001,475,000.00 $6,000,000,000.00 to plaintiffs from Takeda defendants for punitive damages $3,000,000,000.00 to plaintiffs from Eli Lilly and Company for punitive damages $75,000.00 to plaintiff Terrence Allen for past pain and suffering $75,000.00 to plaintiff Terrence Allen for past medical expenses $500,000.00 to plaintiff Terrence Allen for future pain and suffering $500,000.00 to plaintiff Terrence Allen for future medical expenses $75,0000.00 to plaintiff Susan Allen for past loss of consortium $250,000.00 to plaintiff Susan Allen for future loss of consortium The jury determined the Takeda defendants were 75 percent at fault for the plaintiffs' damages while Eli Lilly and Company was 25 percent at fault.

Bar/Professional Activity

  • National Trial Lawyers American Association for Justice New York State Bar Association New York City Bar Association

Industry Groups

  • Personal Injury
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Office Location for Jonathan M. Sedgh

350 5th Ave
Suite 402
New York, NY 10118

Phone: 212-558-5972

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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