David H. Gold

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Boca Raton, FL

Gold & Gold, P.A.
 | 2700 N. Military Trail, Suite 100
Boca Raton, FL 33431
Phone: 866-824-9519
Fax: (561) 208-8881
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1978
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%)
    Attorney Profile

    A founding partner at Gold & Gold, P.A., David H. Gold focuses his practice exclusively on personal injury and wrongful death litigation. From the firm's office in Boca Raton, Florida, he provides representation to clients throughout Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties who have been harmed by the negligence of other people or entities. Admitted to practice in both Florida and Pennsylvania, Mr. Gold also practices before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States.

    Mr. Gold has tried more than 200 cases to verdict during his distinguished career, and he has been able to obtain many sizable jury awards as well as negotiated settlements on behalf of his plaintiff clients. The types of cases that he has handled have included medical malpractice, premises liability, defective products, nursing home negligence, and truck and other motor vehicle accidents. His fellow attorneys have taken note of Mr. Gold's successes both in and out of the courtroom, and they have awarded him an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell. In addition, his name has been added to the Florida Trend magazine's annual Legal Elite list, and he has also been selected for inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America.

    Even though he has several decades of experience, Mr. Gold constantly strives to stay abreast of current developments in his practice area through his participation in professional organizations such as the Florida Justice Association, the American Board of Trial Advocates and the American Association for Justice. The recipient of a Bachelor of Arts from Swarthmore College, he obtained his legal education at the University of Miami School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor cum laude in 1978.

    *AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license 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 Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

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

    Wrongful Death

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    Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2020

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    About David Gold

    Admitted: 1978, Florida

    Professional Webpage: https://www.goldlawpa.com/legal-team/david-h-gold/

    Honors/Awards:

    • South Florida Legal Guide's List of Top Lawyers
    • Martindale Hubbell – AV Rated
    • Miami Herald Top Lawyers
    • Florida Super Lawyers
    • The Best Lawyers in America

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Palm Beach County Justice Association
    • United States Southern District of Florida
    • Palm Beach County Bar Association
    • Miami Dade Trial Lawyers Association
    • Florida Justice Association
    • American Justice Association
    • Florida Bar
    • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
    • American Bar Association

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • PHARMACEUTICAL NEGLIGENCE: $15 million Settlement was reached on behalf of 11 injured Plaintiffs who were administered a defective pharmaceutical product and caused eye injuries and blindness. Gold & Gold worked with several other Plaintiff firms to represent this group of injured Plaintiffs against a large pharmacy company and other
    • MEDICAL MALPRACTICE: $12.75 million Settlement was reached to compensate a man in his 30s who was caused severe brain damage and remains in a permanent vegetative state due to hospital negligence.
    • MEDICAL MALPRACTICE: $5 Million Settlement reached against two hospitals whose negligent misdiagnosis caused paralysis to a man in his late 40s. The settlement funds are used to provide for advanced medical equipment and care for the remainder of his life, as well as to help compensate his family and minor children who no longer have the financial support of their catastrophically injured husband/father.
    • NEGLIGENT SECURITY: $4.5 Million Settlement for negligent security allowing for woman to be attacked and shot in mall parking lot.
    • TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES: $5 Million Settlement for hospital’s negligent extubation resulting in brain damage to child.
    • AUTO, MOTORCYCLE & TRUCKING ACCIDENTS: $4.48 Million Settlement reached against various insurance carriers on behalf of a South Florida resident in her 30’s who was paralyzed from an out-of-state automobile accident
    • WRONGFUL DEATH CLAIMS: $5 Million Settlement of insurance policy limits of $5 million on behalf of two surviving children whose father was shot and killed in an entertainment establishment.
    • TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES: $4.2 Million Settlement for pediatrician’s negligent diagnosis resulting in brain damage.
    • TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES: $3.8 Million Settlement for hospital’s negligence resulting in brain injury.
    • AUTO, MOTORCYCLE & TRUCKING ACCIDENTS: $4.48 Million Settlement reached against various insurance carriers on behalf of a South Florida resident in her 30’s who was paralyzed from an out-of-state automobile accident.
    • TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES: $4.2 Million Settlement for pediatrician’s negligent diagnosis resulting in brain damage.
    • MEDICAL MALPRACTICE: $4 Million Settlement reached with hospital for a surgery causing a patient to become paralyzed. Gold & Gold discovered that the surgeon was doubled booked for surgeries that day. The surgeon was not present during the surgery and instead had medical school residents perform the surgery on the patient without supervision.
    • NEGLIGENT SECURITY: $3.6 Million Settlement reached with amusement ride operator and premises owner for parents whose young child sadly fell off of an amusement ride sustaining a head injury which ultimately caused his death.
    • AUTO, MOTORCYCLE & TRUCKING ACCIDENTS: $3.55 Million Settlement for truck driver’s negligence resulting in the death of a young woman
    • NURSING HOME NEGLIGENCE: $3.2 Million Settlement for nursing home having overgrown landscaping causing accident resulting in death.
    • NEGLIGENT SECURITY: $2.66 Million Verdict obtained for wife and children of a man who was shot and killed during a burglary in a gated neighborhood. The burglars gained access through the broken entry gate.
    • MEDICAL MALPRACTICE: $2.65 Million Settlement reached with a hospital for a man who was misdiagnosed and then turned away from a hospital emergency room because he was wrongly categorized as a pain pill seeker. In reality, he was in pain due to a spinal abscess that went untreated at the hospital, resulting in spinal cord damage and paralysis.
    • AUTO, MOTORCYCLE & TRUCKING ACCIDENTS: $2.7 Million Settlement reached on behalf of truck driver who was severely injured by when a bale of hay was negligently dropped off a forklift onto our client, causing partial paralysis and severe impairment.
    • AUTO, MOTORCYCLE & TRUCKING ACCIDENTS: $2.5 Million Settlement for negligent transportation resulting in torn ACL of professional tennis player.
    • MEDICAL MALPRACTICE: $2.1 Million Settlement for negligent misdiagnosis of Tuberculosis resulting in death of 67 year old man.
    • MEDICAL MALPRACTICE: $2.1 Million Settlement for negligent misdiagnosis of Tuberculosis resulting in death of 67 year old man.
    • MEDICAL MALPRACTICE: $2.1 Million Settlement for negligent misdiagnosis of Tuberculosis resulting in death of 67 year old man.
    • PHARMACEUTICAL NEGLIGENCE: $2 Million Settlement was reached on behalf of three injured plaintiffs who were administered a defectively compounded pharmaceutical product which caused blindness. Gold & Gold worked with several other Plaintiff firms to represent this group of injured plaintiffs.
    • PHARMACEUTICAL NEGLIGENCE: $2 Million Settlement was reached on behalf of 11 injured plaintiffs who were administered a defective pharmaceutical product which caused blindness
    • MEDICAL MALPRACTICE: $1.5 MILLION Settlement for negligent treatment of genital worts resulting in pain and nerve damage.
    • AUTO, MOTORCYCLE & TRUCKING ACCIDENTS: $1.4 MILLION Settlement for tri-rail train that struck automobile injuring woman inside.
    • CATASTROPHIC INJURIES: $1.3 MILLION Settlement for negligent delivery of newborn resulting in death of 2 year old child
    • MEDICAL MALPRACTICE: $1.5 MILLION Settlement for man who contracted aspergillus fungus during hospital stay resulting in death.
    • MEDICAL MALPRACTICE: $1.3 MILLION Settlement for negligent IVP placement by hospital nurse resulting in infection
    • WRONGFUL DEATH CLAIMS: $1.1 MILLION Settlement for policy limits on behalf of surviving daughter for wrongful death of her 83 year old mother. At age 83, the mother was a passenger of a transportation vehicle, when the driver of that vehicle suffered a heart attack, veered off the road, resulting in the death of the driver and passenger. Gold & Gold was able to prove that the transportation company was negligent for allowing the driver to drive against medical advice just days after a hospitalization.
    • WORKPLACE ACCIDENTS, CONSTRUCTION DEFECTS & ELECTROCUTIONS: $1.1 MILLION Settlement for construction site death resulting from fallen scaffold
    • MEDICAL MALPRACTICE: $1 MILLION Settlement for Veteran’s Administration misdiagnosis of bladder cancer.
    • MEDICAL MALPRACTICE: $1.2 MILLION Settlement for physician’s failure to diagnose aneurism resulting in death of 43 year old man.
    • AUTO, MOTORCYCLE & TRUCKING ACCIDENTS: $1 MILLION settlement for Man killed while working on sea wall when boat wake causes crane boom to fall.
    • MEDICAL MALPRACTICE: $1 MILLION Settlement for cocaine overdose improperly treated in ER resulting in death.
    • MEDICAL MALPRACTICE: $1 MILLION Settlement for physician’s misdiagnosis of spinal tumor resulting in death of woman.
    • MEDICAL MALPRACTICE: $1 MILLION Settlement reached against a pathology laboratory for wrong diagnosis of breast cancer. Patient was required to unnecessarily undergo a double mastectomy when the laboratory incorrectly diagnosed her with breast cance

    Educational Background:

    • Swarthmore College, B.A., 1975
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    Office Location for David H. Gold

    2700 N. Military Trail
    Suite 100
    Boca Raton, FL 33431

    Phone: 866-824-9519

    Fax: (561) 208-8881

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