David C. Rash

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Weston, FL

David C. Rash, P.A.
 | 1655 North Commerce Parkway, Suite 303
Weston, FL 33326-3276
Phone: 954-515-0072
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1993
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (60%),
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Transportation/Maritime (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney David C. Rash, of David C. Rash, P.A., in Weston, Florida, has more than two decades of legal experience handling personal injury and mass tort cases involving consumer protection, dangerous medical products and defective drugs. With extensive trial experience, he represents clients who have experienced catastrophic injury in both individual and class action claims.

After earning his undergraduate degree from Florida State University, Mr. Rash obtained his law degree from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law. He is licensed to practice in the state courts of Louisiana and Florida, the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida, the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Rash has represented a diverse variety of clients from all over the world and has recovered substantial verdicts and settlements on their behalf.

His accomplishments have earned Mr. Rash respect and recognition. The prestigious attorney peer-review service Martindale-Hubbell gave him its highest rating*, AV Preeminent, and the National Trial Lawyers organization named him among the top 100 trial lawyers.

Florida Trend magazine named Mr. Rash to its "legal elite" list. The publication Legal Leaders recognized him as one of the top medical malpractice and tort litigation attorneys in South Florida.

Active in professional organizations, Mr. Rash is a member of the Florida Bar, the Louisiana State Bar Association, the Florida Justice Association, the Florida Admiralty Trial Lawyers Association and the Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute. He also belongs to the American Association for Justice, serving on the organization's Leaders Forum.

*AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general practice standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (60%): Medical Malpractice

Class Action/Mass Torts (20%): Class Actions

Personal Injury - General (10%): Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death

Transportation/Maritime (10%): Admiralty & Maritime Law

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Medical Malpractice

Class Action/Mass Torts: Class Actions

Personal Injury - General: Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death

Transportation/Maritime: Admiralty & Maritime Law

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 2 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2017

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About David Rash

Admitted: 1993, Florida

Professional Webpage: http://www.dcrashlaw.com/Attorney.aspx

Honors and Awards:

  • Named among South Florida’s Top Lawyers for both Mass Tort Litigation and Medical Malpractice
  • Named among Florida Trend’s Legal Elite
  • Keenan Ball Trial College
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Life Member
  • AVVO Rating 10.0 Superb
  • ALM Top Rated Lawyers, South Florida
  • The National Trial Lawyers, Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • AV Rated, Martindale Attorney Rating Service

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • 1st Dan, Black Belt, World Taekwondo Federation, Kukkiwon, South Korea , 2005

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida, 2010
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, 1998
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 1996
  • United States Disrict Court for the Southern District of Florida, 1993
  • Florida Bar, 1993
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana, 1990
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana, 1990
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, 1990
  • Louisiana Bar, 1990
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Florida Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice (Leaders Forum, Public Affiars Committee, Admiralty Law Section, Products Liability Section, Crane and Aerial List Litigation Group, and Gulf Coast Oil Spill Litigation Group)
  • Florida Admiralty Trial Lawyers Association
  • Southeastern Admiralty Law Association
  • Florida Justice Association

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • $1.0 million policy limits partial settlement of only the minor automobile crash portion of a case where injured man was then catastrophically injured by treating doctors' negligence; medical malpractice portion of case is still pending., 2016
  • $15+ million recovered for businesses and individuals damaged by BP Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico, 2016
  • $725,000 settlement against ABC cruise line in crew member wrongful death case, 2013
  • $1.15 million settlement against ABC hospital for emergency room medical malpractice, 2013
  • $2.25 million settlement against ABC drug store and John Doe, M.D. in negligently filled prescription and medical malpractice case, 2010
  • $9.0 million settlement against ABC cruise line in crew member injury case, 2007
  • $3.5 million verdict in a railroad locomotive engineer injury case, 2007
  • $2.2 million settlement in a cruise line crew member wrongful death case
  • $4 billion verdict in landmark tobacco class action case in Miami
  • $4 billion verdict in landmark tobacco class action case in Miami

Educational Background:

  • Florida State University
Office Location for David C. Rash

1655 North Commerce Parkway
Suite 303
Weston, FL 33326-3276

Phone: 954-515-0072

 

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Last Updated: 1/5/2017

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