Edward P. Capozzi
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  • New Jersey
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  • Rutgers Law School, J.D.
  • Penn State University, B.A.
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Edward P. Capozzi, Member

973.364.5204 · 973.618.5543 Fax · ecapozzi@bracheichler.com

Chair, Personal Injury

One of New Jersey’s most renowned and dynamic personal injury attorneys, Edward P. Capozzi exclusively handles auto, trucking, NJ Transit, products liability, and other catastrophic personal injury cases. He has successfully represented seriously injured clients in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Michigan, West Virginia, Florida, Massachusetts, Virginia, and Delaware. Edward is certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a civil trial attorney. The New Jersey Supreme Court has designated this honor to attorneys who are able to demonstrate sufficient levels of experience, education, knowledge, and skill in civil trial practice.

Known for his fierce cross-examination of medical witnesses and artistic presentations of his cases, Edward lectures across the country on trial techniques and the concept of proximate cause.

Edward is the author of The Domino Theory, a Trial Guides publication in which he explains proximate cause and shows other attorneys how to successfully present any case to a jury. In his popular YouTube video, “Capozzi Causation Dominos,” Edward demonstrates, step-by-step, how to set up each element from discovery to settlement to opening statement to arguing damages in closing – when you knock down your dominos and demonstrate the inevitable logic of your case.

Edward is an active participant, advocate, and educator in the field of law. He is a published author and lectures nationally on trial techniques and cross-examination of defense medical experts. In 2014, Edward 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 recognized by the New Jersey Law Journal as having the top personal injury settlement in an auto case for 2017. Edward is the recipient of numerous other honors and awards, including the following:

  • The Best Lawyers in America® 2018-2020
  • Super Lawyers, 2013-2019
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2012
  • Bergen County 201 Magazine – Top Attorneys, 2016
  • Bergen County 201 Magazine – Top Attorneys, 2015
  • Bergen County 201 Magazine – Top Attorney, 2014
  • Bergen County 201 Magazine – Top Attorney, 2013
  • Bergen County 201 Magazine – Top Attorneys, 2012
  • 50 Top NJ Italian-American Professionals, 2012
  • New Jersey Association for Justice – President’s Award, 2015

Edward exclusively handles auto accidents, trucking, NJ Transit, elevator and other catastrophic personal injury cases only.

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Notable Matters
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  • $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
  • $1 Million Dollar Settlement for a Wrongful Death Case in NJ Federal Court
  • $989K recovery for a fractured arm in Philadelphia
  • $975K settlement for a cervical herniated disc in Bergen County
  • $950K settlement for a 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
  • $905K settlement for cervical herniations in Middlesex County
  • $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 fall down in a supermarket in Middlesex County
  • $800K settlement for a cervical herniated disc in Essex County
  • $800K settlement for a cervical herniated disc in Bergen 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
  • $750K settlement for a client following a rear-end car accident in Essex County
  • $700K settlement for a victim of a train accident
  • $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
  • $575K settlement for a lumbar injury caused by a tractor trailer accident in Morris 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 for a lacerated hand 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
Professional Activities
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  • Advocate Member, American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
  • Fellow, Melvin Belli Society, an organization dedicated to the international exchange of ideas among lawyers through meetings and meetings and education
  • Leader’s Forum Member, American Association for Justice (AAJ)
  • Lifetime Member, Multi Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Member, Association of Plaintiff’s Interstate Trucking America (APITLA)
  • Vice President, New Jersey Association for Justice (NJAJ)
Insights
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icon Lectures, May 9, 2019
The Year in Torts
icon Books, April 2, 2019
The Domino Theory
icon Lectures, March 30, 2019
The Domino Theory
icon Lectures, March 28, 2019
Proving Proximate Cause at Trial
icon Lectures, March 6, 2019
The Domino Theory
icon Lectures, February 4, 2019
Proving Proximate Cause at Trial
icon Lectures, January 28, 2019
The Domino Theory
icon Lectures, January 10, 2019
The Domino Theory
icon Lectures, January 5, 2019
The Domino Theory
icon Articles, November 1, 2018
The Domino Theory and Proximate Cause
icon Lectures, October 5, 2018
The Domino Theory
icon Lectures, May 3, 2018
The Domino Theory
icon Lectures, January 2, 2018
The Domino Theory
icon Lectures, January 2, 2018
The Domino Theory
icon Lectures, January 2, 2018
Deposition College
icon Lectures, January 2, 2018
The Domino Theory
icon Lectures, January 2, 2018
The Domino Theory
icon Lectures, January 2, 2018
The Domino Theory
icon Lectures, January 2, 2017
The Domino Theory
icon Lectures, January 2, 2017
Connectionology
icon Lectures, January 2, 2017
Top Ten
icon Lectures, January 2, 2017
The Domino Theory
icon Lectures, January 2, 2017
The Domino Theory
icon Lectures, January 2, 2017
Demonstrative Evidence
icon Lectures, January 2, 2017
NJ Top Ten
icon Lectures, January 2, 2017
The Domino Theory
icon Lectures, January 2, 2017
Verdicts from the Masters
icon Lectures, January 2, 2017
Ten Tips for Auto Cases
Blog
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Personal Injury Blog  December 17, 2018
Impact of Traumatic Brain Injuries on Employability
Personal Injury Blog  December 10, 2018
Stay Safe While Sharing the Road with Large Trucks
Personal Injury Blog  October 26, 2018
Why Are Workplace Fatalities Rising in NJ?