Edward P. Capozzi

Practice Areas

Bar & Court Admissions

  • New Jersey

Education

  • Rutgers School of Law - Camden, J.D.
  • Penn State University, B.A.
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Edward Capozzi is certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a civil trial attorney. He is a published author and lectures nationally on trial techniques and cross-examination of defense medical experts. In 2014, Mr. Capozzi received the New Jersey Law Journal’s Personal Injury Hall of Fame Award for receiving the largest verdict in the state in a products liability case and from 2012-2018 received at least one, and as many as three, of the state’s top 20 verdicts or settlements. He is a vice president of the New Jersey Association for Justice (NJAJ), a Leader’s Forum member of the American Association for Justice (AAJ), an advocate member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), a member of the Association of Plaintiff’s Interstate Trucking America (APITLA), a lifetime member of the Multi Million Dollar Advocates Forum and a fellow of the Melvin Belli Society. Mr. Capozzi exclusively handles auto, trucking, NJ Transit, elevator and other catastrophic personal injury cases only. He is married with four children and resides in Kinnelon, New Jersey.




 

NOTABLE MATTERS

  • $5.35 million settlement at trial for a pedestrian struck by a tractor trailer in Middlesex County
  • $4.775 million settlement for a woman in Bergen County injured in a trucking accident
  • $4.75 million settlement for a family injured in a trucking accident in Essex County
  • $4.735 million verdict for a cervical disc replacement in Hudson County
  • $2.88 million settlement at mediation for cervical herniated disc in Essex County
  • $2.8 million settlement for an employee injured by a defective street sweeper in Union County
  • $2 million settlement at trial for a cervical herniated disc in Hudson County
  • $2 million settlement in a wrongful death case in Bergen County
  • $1.85 million settlement in United States District Court of NJ for injuries in a trucking accident
  • $1.825 million settlement for a wrongful death case in Union County
  • $1.75 million settlement at trial for a wrongful death case in Union County
  • $1.7 million settlement for a herniated disc in Morris County
  • $1.5 million verdict for a disc bulge in Bergen County
  • $1.375 million settlement for a slip and fall on ice in Morris County
  • $1.25 million settlement for a fractured wrist Bergen County
  • $1.233 million recovery for a traumatic brain injury in Sussex County
  • $1.195 million settlement at trial for a rear-end auto accident in Bergen County
  • $1.1 million settlement for a trucking accident in Bergen County
  • $1.1 million settlement for a fractured arm in Passaic County
  • $1.1 million settlement at trial for lumbar disc herniation in Hudson County
  • $1 million settlement at trial for a lumbar herniated disc in Hudson County
  • $1 million settlement for a cervical herniated disc in Bergen County
  • $1 million settlement for a cervical herniated disc in Bergen County
  • $989K recovery for a fractured arm in Philadelphia
  • $975K settlement for a cervical herniated disc in Bergen County
  • $950K settlement at trial for an infection requiring surgery from a slip and fall in Bergen County
  • $920K verdict in Essex County for a pedestrian struck by an automobile
  • $915K settlement at mediation for a fractured arm from an NJ Transit Bus collision
  • $895K settlement for a man injured in a trucking accident in Essex County
  • $875K settlement at trial for a spinal injury-Bergen County
  • $875K settlement for a lumbar herniated disc in Bergen County
  • $850K settlement at trial for a cervical herniated disc in Passaic County
  • $850K settlement for a cervical herniated disc in Bergen County
  • $825K settlement for a fractured femur in Middlesex County
  • $800K settlement for a cervical herniated disc in Essex County
  • $800K settlement for a lumbar herniated disc in Bergen County
  • $795K for a police officer injured in a trucking accident in Bergen County
  • $750K settlement for a cervical herniated disc in Bergen County
  • $750,000 settlement for a client following a rear-end car accident in Essex County
  • $650K settlement at trial for a lumbar discectomy in Middlesex County
  • $650K settlement for client who sustained a back injury after a truck negligently struck his vehicle in Middlesex County
  • $600K settlement at Mediation for a fractured leg in Bergen County
  • $600K settlement at trial for a perforated colon in a medical malpractice case in Passaic County
  • $600K settlement at trial for a motorcycle accident in Bergen County
  • $595K settlement at trial for a man who rear ended a salt spreader in Essex County.
  • $525K settlement at trial for a cervical injury in Bergen County
  • $510K settlement for a slip and fall in Bergen County
  • $500K verdict for a cervical herniated disc in Middlesex County
  • $500K settlement for a man assaulted by bouncer in Bergen County
  • $500K settlement at trial for a herniated disc from a slip and fall in Bergen County
  • $500K settlement for herniated disc in Bergen County
  • $497K settlement at trial for a herniated disc in Hudson County
  • $486K settlement for a herniated disc in Passaic County
  • $470K settlement for a cervical herniation in Bergen County
  • $460K settlement at trial in Monmouth County for a shoulder surgery
  • $400K verdict for disc bulge in Middlesex County
  • $375K verdict for disc bulge in Bergen County
  • $371K verdict against a fraternity for a girl injured at a fraternity party in Bergen County
  • $350K settlement at trial for a herniated disc in Bergen County
  • $350K for a fractured orbital in a trucking accident; United States District Court: Trenton, NJ
  • $300K settlement for a fractured leg in a premises liability case in Bergen County
  • $300K verdict for a herniated disc in Middlesex County
  • $300K verdict for a herniated disc in Bergen County
  • $300K settlement for a herniated disc in Bergen County
  • $289K verdict for disc bulge in Bergen County
  • $287K settlement at trial for a herniated disc in Passaic County
  • $280K award at arbitration for a bulging disc in Bergen County
  • $287K settlement at trial for a herniated disc in Bergen County
  • $275K settlement at trial for a fractured ankle in a premises liability case in Hudson County
  • $250K verdict for herniated disc in Bergen County
  • $250K settlement at trial for a torn ligament in a woman's foot in Bergen County
  • $250K settlement for a herniated disc in Ocean County
  • $240K settlement at trial for a herniated disc in Middlesex County
  • $235K verdict in Hudson County for cervical herniated disc
  • $235K settlement in a wrongful death case in Bergen County
  • $225K settlement at trial for a woman injured in a motorcycle accident
  • $215K settlement at trial for a dog bite in Essex County
  • $192K verdict for a torn meniscus in Bergen County
  • $189K verdict for a bulging disc in Essex County
  • $135K verdict for a herniated disc in Middlesex County
  • $125K verdict for a disc bulge in Hudson County
  • $125K verdict for a herniated disc in Passaic County

PUBLICATIONS

Edward Capozzi is the author of "The Domino Theory" a Trial Guides publication in which he shows readers how to successfully demonstrate any case to a jury.  Click here for more information.

Edward is a frequent lecturer. Some of his most recent speaking engagements and articles include:

  • "The Domino Theory and Proximate Cause," Trial Magazine, November 2018
  • Lecturer: The Domino Theory, AAJ Jazz Fest Seminar, New Orleans, LA, 2018
  • Lecturer: The Domino Theory, Delaware Trial Lawyers Association, Rehoboth Beach, DE, 2018
  • Lecturer: The Domino Theory, Fireside Chat Webinar with Trial Guides, 2018
  • Lecturer: Deposition College, NJAJ Winter Seminar, Somerset, NJ, 2018
  • Lecturer: The Domino Theory, North Carolina Trial Lawyers Association, Raleigh, NC, 2018
  • Lecturer: The Domino Theory, West Virginia Association for Justice; Charleston, WV, 2018
  • Lecturer: Post Verdict Juror Discussions. Is it Ethical? NJAJ Meadowlands Seminar, Secaucus, NJ, 2017
  • Lecturer: Dissecting DME Reports for Cross Examination. NJAJ Meadowlands Seminar, Secaucus, NJ, 2017
  • Lecturer: Ten Tips for Auto Cases; NJAJ Meadowlands Seminar, Secaucus, NJ, 2017
  • Moderator: Verdicts from the Masters; NJAJ Meadowlands Seminar, Secaucus, NJ, 2017
  • Lecturer: Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association: The Domino Theory; Little Rock, Arkansas 2017
  • Lecturer: NJAJ Exposing Deceptive Defense Medicine; New Brunswick, NJ 2017
  • National Business Institute: Civil Trial: Everything You Need to Know, Newark, NJ 2017
  • NJAJ Boardwalk Seminar: NJ Top Ten: Atlantic City, NJ 2017
  • Passaic County Inns of Court: Demonstrative Evidence: Paterson, NJ 2017
  • The New York State Trial Lawyers Association: The Domino Theory: New York, NY: 2017
  • New Jersey Association for Justice: Boardwalk Seminar: Top Ten: Atlantic City, NJ: 2017
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice: The Domino Theory: Raleigh, NC: 2017
  • Lecturer: Connectionology: Traumatic Brain Injury Seminar: New York, NY 2017
  • Lecturer: The Domino Theory: NJAJ Four Concurrent Seminars: 2017
  • Lecturer, Top Ten in Torts: NJAJ Boardwalk Seminar, Atlantic City, NJ 2016
  • Lecturer: The Domino Theory: NJAJ Meadowlands Seminar 2016
  • Lecturer, Advanced Trial Techniques: National Business Institute, Cherry Hill, NJ 2016
  • Lecturer, The Domino Theory: Iowa Association for Justice; DesMoines, Iowa 2016
  • Lecturer, AAJ Jazz Fest: The Domino Theory: New Orleans, LA 2016
  • Lecturer, National Trial Lawyers Summit: The Domino Theory: Miami, FL 2016
  • Lecturer, Live Jury Trial of a Verbal Threshold Trial: NJAJ Meadowlands, NJ 2015
  • Lecturer, Preparing a Verbal Threshold Trial: NJAJ Meadowlands, NJ-2015
  • Lecturer, NJAJ Boardwalk Seminar, Atlantic City, NJ May 2015
  • Lecturer, AAJ Jazz Fest Trucking Seminar: The Domino Theory; New Orleans, LA May 2015
  • Lecturer, NJAJ Exposing Deceptive Defense Medicine Seminar, Atlantic City, NJ, June 2015
  • Moderator; AAJ Winter Convention, Palm Springs, CA 2015
  • Lecturer, Work Horse Seminar, Orlando, FL 2015
  • Lecturer, Auto Program, NJAJ Meadowlands Seminar 2014
  • Lecturer, AAJ Jazz Fest Seminar: Damages in Trucking Cases; New Orleans, LA, 2014
  • Lecturer, AAJ Annual Convention; Baltimore, MD, 2014
  • Lecturer, Medical Experts and Records Seminar :National Business Institute, Cherry Hill, NJ, 2014
  • Lecturer, Proving Injuries in Verbal Threshold:Boardwalk Seminar, Atlantic City, NJ, 2014
  • Lecturer, The Year in Torts in New Jersey - The Top Ten: Boardwalk Seminar, Atlantic City, NJ, 2014
  • Show and Tell: "Proving Proximate Cause at Trial": The Domino Theory: Meadowlands Seminar, 2013
  • Lecturer, AAJ Annual Convention; San Francisco, CA: Cross Examination of the Defense Medical Expert, 2013
  • Lecturer, NJAJ Exposing Defense Medicine New Brunswick, NJ, 2013
  • Lecturer, NJAJ Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ-Deposition College, 2013
  • Lecturer, NJAJ Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ-Litigation at Sunrise, 2013
  • Lecturer, NJAJ-Four Concurrent Seminars: Edison, NJ: Identifying your Experts and Getting the Most Out of the Treating and Non-Treating Experts, 2013
  • Lecturer, NJAJ-Four Concurrent Seminars: Edison, NJ: Closing Argument, 2013
  • Lecturer, EMG: The Lynchpin of Causation, 2012
  • Lecturer, Exposing Defense Medicine, 2011
  • Lecturer, Facts Can't Speak For Themselves, 2010
  • Lecturer, 7 Keys of Persuading and Prevailing in Court
  • Lecturer, Trial Exam 101: Cross Examination of a Defense Expert
  • Lecturer, Litigation at Sunrise: Cross Examination of a Defense Expert
  • Lecturer, Cross Examination of a Defense Expert
  • Lecturer, The Trial of a Verbal Threshold Case
  • Lecturer, Objective Evidence Beyond the MRI
  • Lecturer, Pathway to Verbal Threshold Victories
  • Lecturer, How to Prove Spinal Injuries at Trial
  • Lecturer, How Can I Obtain a Large Verdict on Soft Tissue Injuries
  • Lecturer, Absolute Winning Techniques at Trial

ADDITIONAL NOTEWORTHY INFORMATION

Edward has earned numerous awards including:

  • Best Lawyers in America®  2019
  • Super Lawyers, 2013 - 2018
  • Trucking Top 10 Trial Lawyers, 2018
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2012
  • Bergen County 201 Magazine - Top Attorneys 2012 - 2016
  • 50 Top NJ Italian-American Professionals, 2012
  • Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney
  • New Jersey Law Journal, Personal Injury Trial Lawyers Hall of Fame, 2014
  • New Jersey Association for Justice - Presidents Award, 2015

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • The Melvin M. Belli Society, Member
  • Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys (ATAA), Member
  • New Jersey Association for Justice (formerly the American Trial Lawyers Association-NJ), Vice President
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), Advocate Member
  • Sussex County Bar Association, Member
  • APITLA-Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • Bergen County Bar Association, Member
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Multi Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Lifetime Member
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Lifetime Member