Bruce H. Nagel is widely recognized as one of the premier trial attorneys in the country having been included in the National Law Journal’s list of America’s Top 50 Elite Plaintiff’s Attorneys. He specializes in complex litigation including serious personal injury, class actions, medical malpractice, birth injuries, transportation accidents, and business disputes and has obtained over $1 billion in settlements and verdicts for his clients. Many of his high profile cases have been featured on Nightline, Good Morning America, Today Show, Inside Edition and in print media throughout the world. The national legal correspondent for a major network called Bruce “a well-known New Jersey lawyer with an excellent reputation for creative litigation.”
Bruce has handled some of the highest profile cases in the country including the Short Hills Mall carjacking death action, cyberbullying suicide of middle schooler, sexual abuse cases against the Boy Scouts of America, Amtrak train derailment, and the Paramus bus crash.
Bruce has achieved many accolades for his trial expertise including being named to the New Jersey Super Lawyers Top 10 list many years, included in the New Jersey Personal Injury Hall of Fame, and named in the Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers in New York City and Best Lawyers in New York Metropolitan area. The New Jersey Law Journal recently named him with the highest jury verdict in 2018-2019, a $39 million verdict in an accident resulting in multiple limb amputations. In addition to his extensive experience in the trial courts throughout the country, Bruce has appeared 12 times before the New Jersey Supreme Court and has molded the law of torts, medical malpractice, class actions, consumer fraud, and trial practice. He has also successfully argued a landmark case before the Supreme Court of Delaware (en banc) in a case involving a failed corporate acquisition.
Bruce represents a broad range of clients including Fortune 500 companies, sports and entertainment figures, and the guy next door.