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Michael Brusca - Ewing, NJ

100 Charles Ewing Blvd.Suite #150 Ewing, NJ 08628- 6285

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Updated: 05/17/2018

Ewing Nursing Home Negligence Lawyer


Since 2009, Michael has focused the majority of his practice on representing vulnerable people and their families when there is abuse or neglect in nursing homes, assisted living facilities, group homes, and hospitals.

Michael knows how to go to trial when necessary. He was lead counsel on the Estate of Mary Dwyer v. Harborview, the largest nursing home verdict in the state of New Jersey – a $13.2 million dollar verdict in Hudson County...

About Michael Brusca

Practice Areas

  • Nursing Home Negligence

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Attorney


Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 2002
  • Pennsylvania, 2002
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Other Affiliations

  • New Jersey State Bar Association (Member)
  • Pennsylvania State Bar Association (Member)
  • Mercer County Bar Association (Member)
  • New Jersey Association for Justice (Member)
  • American Association for Justice, Nursing Home Litigation Group (Member)


  • Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2002
  • The Pennsylvania State University, 1996

Past Positions

  • Pepper Hamilton LLP, Attorney, 2002 - 2003
  • United States Air Force, Judge Advocate, 2003 - 2009

Classes and Seminars

  • AAJ Cost Report College – Defense Strategies Dallas Texas, October 19-20 2017
  • Prosecuting Nursing Home Claims. Delaware Trial Lawyers Association Annual Convention, June 15, 2017
  • How to Maximize Damages Through the Use of Experts. Lawline Webinar. June 2017
  • Moderator and Panelist, Nursing Home Seminar, NJAJ Boardwalk, April 28, 2017
  • Personal Injury Opening Statements and Closing Arguments. Strafford Webinar. April 12, 2017
  • Resolving the Arbitration Dispute in Today’s Legal Landscape. Rutger’s Law Review, Rutger’s Law School, Newark, NJ. April 2017
  • Advanced Cost Report Dialogue. Defense Strategies Discussion, Napa, CA. February 2017
  • Advanced Cost Report Dialogue. Defense Strategies Discussion, New Orleans, LA. February 2017
  • Having the Right Defendant: Making the Corporate Malfeasance Case. NJAJ. November 2016
  • Scorched Earth Defense: How to Disarm and Diffuse Excesses of Defense Counsel. AAJ National Summer Convention Los Angeles. July 22, 2016
  • Prosecuting Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse Claims. Delaware Trial Lawyers Association. June 10, 2016
  • How Expert Witnesses Can Help the Jury Realize Damages. AAJ Nursing Home Damages Seminar. May 19, 2016
  • Strategic Uses of Focus Groups. New Jersey Association of Justice (NJAJ) 2016 Boardwalk Convention. April 8, 2016
  • Litigating Cases When Your Client Suffers from Alzheimer’s or Dementia. Lawline Webinar. March 2016
  • Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse with Dementia and Alzheimer’s Residents. 2016 AAJ Winter Convention. February 29, 2016
  • The Intersection Between Medical Malpractice and Hospital, Nursing Home, and Rehab Facilities. Lawline Webinar. September 2015
  • Litigating with Assisted Living Facilities: The New Frontier. Lawline Webinar. July 2015
  • Nursing Home Negligence: Deposition Questions for Which There are No Good Answers. Lawline Webinar. February 2015
  • Opening Statements in Nursing Home Negligence Cases. Lawline Webinar. February 2015
  • Common Estate Planning and Family Issues for Military Personnel. Lawline Webinar. February 2015
  • Depositions of Corporate Designees and Treating Providers. 2015 Maryland Association for Justice
  • Estate of Mary Dwyer Lessons Learned. 2015 Kentucky Association for Justice
  • Prosecuting Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse Cases. Lawline Webinar. October 2014
  • Deconstructing Dwyer. 2014 American Association
  • Depositions for Which There are No Good Answers. 2014 AAJ Summer Convention
  • End Your Case at the Beginning: Building an Opening Statement in Discovery. 2014 NJAJ Meadowlands
  • Trial of a Nursing Home Case: Closing Home Arguments. 2013 NJAJ Meadowlands
  • Pressure Sore Cases: Avoidable v. Unavoidable. 2011 NJAJ Meadowlands
  • Building a Paperless Practice. 2011 NJAJ Meadowlands


Other Sources of Feedback About Michael Brusca

Included on the 2023 New Jersey list

Past Lists

  • 2022 New Jersey Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 New Jersey Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 New Jersey Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 New Jersey Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Michael Brusca on Super Lawyers


  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers List issued by The National Trial Lawyers



Office Information


100 Charles Ewing Blvd.Suite #150 Ewing, NJ 08628- 6285

Accepts Credit Cards




  • The Truth About Medical ‘Tort Reform’. April 21, 2017
  • Flexible Expert Prep. Trial Magazine. March 2017
  • Quoted, Rule Barring Arbitration in Nursing Home Contracts Will Face Legal Tests, Lawyers Say. September 29, 2016
  • Tools to Advocate for a Loved One in Long-Term Care. June 3, 2016
  • Read the Fine Print: Pre-Dispute Arbitration Language in Long-Term Care Contracts Strips Families of Their Rights. August 19, 2015
  • The Truth About Nursing Home Law Suits. The American Association for Justice. October 22, 2014
  • Co-Author. The Hidden Power of the Request for Admissions. Trial Magazine. July 2014
  • Choosing Long Term Care. US1. March 19, 2014
  • Essentials of Long Term Care Case Selection and Initial Investigations. Mercer County Bar Association Lawyer Newsletter. October, 2013
  • Pressure Ulcers- Catastrophic Negligence. US1. May 15, 2013
  • Assisted Living Facility Litigation: An Overview. New Jersey Law Journal. May 6, 2013

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