Alan D. Bell

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Bloomfield, NJ

Attorney at Law
 | 650 Bloomfield Avenue, Bloomfield, NJ 07003
Phone: 973-826-2342
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2014, 2016 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1977
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (50%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish,
  • Portuguese


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Attorney Profile

Attorney Alan D. Bell is certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a civil trial attorney. Mr. Bell has devoted his New Jersey practice to representing victims of medical malpractice and/or who have been injured by the negligent conduct of others.

After graduating cum laude from Colgate University in Hamilton, New York, Mr. Bell received his law degree in 1974 from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law. He is admitted to practice within the state of New Jersey and New York and before the U.S. District Court of New Jersey.

Mr. Bell has represented clients in cases involving medical malpractice, products liability, construction accidents, fall-down accidents, automobile accidents, trucking accidents and nursing home liability. Mr. Bell dedicates 100% of his practice to litigation. He belongs to the New Jersey Association for Justice (formerly ATLA-NJ), Supreme Court Committee on Model Civil Jury Charges, New Jersey State Bar Association Medical Malpractice Committee and the New Jersey Bar Association.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Personal Injury - General
  • 50%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice
Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent


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Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2014, 2016 - 2020

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About Alan Bell

Admitted: 1977, New Jersey

Professional Webpage:


  • Peer Reviewed by Martindale Hubbell - Pre Eminent AV rating  
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers, 2017
  • 2017, 10 Best Attorneys, American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys, 2017
  • 2014, Top Attorneys of New Jersey, 2014
  • 2017, Lead Counsel Rating in Medical Malpractice, Lead Counsel, 2017
  • 2017, Top 10 Attorney Award, NAOPIA, 2017
  • Nation's Top One Percent, National Association of Distinguished Counsel, 2018
  • 2018, America's Top High Stakes Litigators, America's Top 100 LLC, 2018

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified Civil Attorney, New Jersey Supreme Court, 2015

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, New Jersey Bar Association
  • New York
  • Member, New Jersey Bar Association, 1987 - Present
  • Member of American Association for Justice-2017
  • New Jersey, 1977
  • Member, New Jersey Association for Justice (formerly ATLA-NJ), Supreme Court Committee on Model Civil Jury Charges, 2009 - Present
  • Member of the New Jersey Bar Association Medical Malpractice Committee, 2016
  • Member, New Jersey Association for Justice, 2009
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1977
  • Member, Essex County Bar Association, 2009

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Trial Lawyers Care (Represented Victims of 9/11 Terrorist attacks before Federal Victims Fund), 2001 - 2002
  • Represented the estate of a 9/11 victim and a 9/11 victim of the World Trade CENTER ATTACKS before the Federal Victims Compensation Fund through Trial Lawyers Care organization


  • Settlement of fall down accident by postal worker involving arthroscopic knee surgery for $240,000.00 in 2016
  • $325,000.00 Settlement of plastic surgery malpractice case involving deviation in ptosis and levator surgery ., 2018
  • $360,000.00 Settlement of medical malpractice case against physical therapist whose aggressive therapy resulted in a re-tear of client's patellar tendon in 2017.
  • $700,000.00 settlement in pediatric malpractice case involving failure to dignose strabismus and amblyopia agaist two pediatricians., 2015
  • $585,000.00 Settlement in Nursing Home and Hospital Malpractice ( Pressure Ulcer case), 2016
  • $290,000.00 Settlement of fall down involving postal worker who had torn rotator cuff requiring surgery in 2017.
  • 1.25 million dollar settlement in medical malpractice case involving spine surgery settled after opening statements., 2015
  • $350,000.00 verdict in orthopedic malpractice case involving failure to diagnose timely discitis. Case settled prior to new trial motion., 2014
  • 2016-$200,000.00 Settlement in fall down case invoving postal worker who had arthroscopic knee surgery.
  • $3,300,000.00-Settlement in birth trauma malpractice case; $850,000.00-Settlement in auto accident case; $325,000.00 Settlement in construction accident case; $400,000.00 -Settlement in fall down accident case.
  • $700,000.00 setlement in psychiatric malpractice case involving failure of psychiatrist to monitor kidney function while patient was on lithium., 2014

Representative Clients:

  • Monaco v. Hartz Mountain Corp., New Jersey Supreme Court (178 N.J. 401), 2004
  • Vallejo v. Rahway Police Department, New Jersey Appellate Div. (292 N.J. Super 333), 1996

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Rated  Pre Eminent AV by Martindale Hubbell; Has argued two appeals before the New Jersey Supreme Court.

Educational Background:

  • J.D. Rutgers-Newark Law School, 1977
  • Colgate University, Hamilton, New York, B.A. (Cum Laude), 1974
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Office Location for Alan D. Bell

650 Bloomfield Avenue
Bloomfield, NJ 07003

Phone: 973-826-2342

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Last Updated: 12/5/2019

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