Douglas S. Grossbart, MD

Douglas S. Grossbart, M.D., is a physician-attorney specializing in medical malpractice, brain injury, product liability and other complex personal injury matters, including substantial automobile and aviation matters involving catastrophic injuries. A 1988 graduate of Seton Hall University, summa cum laude with a degree in chemistry and a 1993 graduate of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Doug completed his medical training internship in Pennsylvania before attending Law School. He has handled medical malpractice, nursing malpractice, and hospital malpractice as well as nursing home abuse and malpractice matters. The medical negligence matters span numerous specialties, including obstetrics, gynecology, oncology (cancer), anesthesiology, radiology, cardiology, as well as surgery and surgical subspecialties, such as neurosurgery and orthopedic surgery.

Doug has co-authored chapters in books concerning medical malpractice and has given presentations and seminars to attorneys, health care professionals and others concerning the subject. He has been involved as a corporate sponsor for the Brain Injury Association of New Jersey, and has provided information on brain injury to the public. He is a member of the American Association for Justice - N.J., the American Association for Justice, the Traumatic Birth Injury Litigation Group, the Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group and the Aviation Law Litigation Group, among others.

Doug's noteworthy cases have included a client who was burned internally by a medical device; a young woman who died as a result of negligent removal of ovaries; a young man who was ejected from a vehicle in a rollover, which resulted in quadriplegia; and numerous other medically oriented cases including obstetrical and brain injury matters. Doug recently obtained a 1.2 million dollar verdict on behalf of a medical malpractice victim.

Published Works

  • Nursing Malpractice, 2nd Ed., Lawyer & Judge Publication Co, 2001
  • Seminar Materials "Medicine for Lawyers", 1999

Representative Clients

  • E v. Meadowlands Hospital, et al $5.6M verdict (2012) (Amputation Medical Malpractice)
  • G v. Millennium Eye Care $822,580 verdict (2008) (Blindness/One Eye Medical Malpractice)
  • C v. T, M.D. $650,000 Settlement (2010) (Birth Injury)


  • Seton Hall University School of Law, Guest Lecturer, Medical Mal, LLM Level, 1998 - Present
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America - NJ Seminar "Medicine for Lawyers, Lecture, 1999 - Present


  • National Board of Medical Examiners - 1991
  • National Board of Medical Examiners - 1993
  • National Board of Medical Examiners - 1994

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Brain Injury Association of New Jersey, 2004
  • New Jersey Association for Justice (NAJA), Formerly Association of Trial Lawyers or America-N.J, 1997 - Present
  • Birth Trauma Information Exchange Group, 2004 - 2007
  • American Association for Justice, Member, 2000 - Present
  • American Association for Justice AA€A N.J., Member
  • Traumatic Birth Injury Litigation Group
  • Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group
  • Aviation Law Litigation Group
  • Medical Negligence Information Exchange Group, 2004 - Present


  • A v. T, MD, et,al. $800,000-Settlement(2005) (Medical Malpractice/Product Liability)
  • P v. C Airlines,et al. $114,500 Settlement (2007) (Injury Aboard Aircraft)
  • H v. R Trucking Co, et,al. $3,95,000 Settlement(2010) (Trucking Accident)