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
Fax: 954-515-0073
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1993
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Transportation/Maritime (10%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

When the negligence or otherwise careless actions of health care providers cause patients harm, our team at the Law Offices of David C. Rash in Weston, Florida, offers focused medical malpractice representation. We help clients stand up to negligent parties, including medical professionals and health care facilities, to hold them accountable for their failures to uphold the basic standards of safety and care.

Our team has more than 25 years of legal experience seeking financial justice on behalf of the wrongfully injured. We regularly handle cases involving issues such as failure to diagnose, hospital errors, brain injuries and birth injuries. Our attorneys also represent clients with admiralty and maritime law claims, including those arising from cruise ship medical malpractice claims, and with personal injury claims involving car accidents, trucking accidents, premises liability, construction accidents, animal bites and wrongful death.

Aggressively pursuing our clients’ rights and best interests, we are not satisfied until they have received the maximum compensation for their injuries. Our dedication to maintaining high standards of ethics and providing quality representation has helped garner us the respect of our clients and peers alike. Our founding attorney has received the highest possible rating of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell and was named one of The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100.

At the Law Offices of David C. Rash, we offer free initial consultations. During that first meeting, our attorneys review with people the circumstances that led to their injuries or worsened medical conditions. Recognizing that one mistake can often have lasting, if not permanent, repercussions, we also take the time to talk to people about how their injuries have been affected as a result of the medical errors or negligence that caused them harm. Our law offices accept credit cards.

*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
  • 70%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice
  • 10%Transportation/Maritime
  • 10%Personal Injury - General
  • 10%Class Action/Mass Torts
Focus Areas

Medical Malpractice, Admiralty & Maritime Law, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Class Actions

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 5 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2020

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About David Rash

Admitted: 1993, Florida

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

Honors/Awards:

  • The National Trial Lawyers, Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • Faculty - Keenan Trial Institute, 2019
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Life Member
  • AV Rated, Martindale Attorney Rating Service
  • ALM Top Rated Lawyers, South Florida
  • Masters Graduate - Keenan Trial Institute, 2017
  • Named among Florida Trend’s Legal Elite
  • AVVO Rating 10.0 Superb
  • Named among South Florida’s Top Lawyers for both Mass Tort Litigation and Medical Malpractice

Special Licenses/Certifications:

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

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Southeastern Admiralty Law Association
  • Florida Admiralty Trial Lawyers Association
  • Supreme Court of the United States, 2018
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana, 1990
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida, 2010
  • 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)
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, 1990
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana, 1990
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, 1998
  • Florida Justice Association
  • Florida Bar, 1993
  • Florida Bar Association
  • Louisiana Bar, 1990
  • United States Disrict Court for the Southern District of Florida, 1993
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 1996

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • I Care I Cure, Silver Medal Sponsor, 2018
  • Habitat for Hummanity of Broward 

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • $15+ million recovered for businesses and individuals damaged by BP Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico, 2016
  • $19.5 million confidential settlement against ABC Ambulatory Surgery Center and Joe Smith, M.D. for injuries sustained by 53 year old man after negligence discharge following cervical fusion surgery., 2019
  • $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
  • $9.0 million settlement against ABC cruise line in crew member injury case, 2007
  • $725,000 settlement against ABC cruise line in crew member wrongful death case, 2013
  • participated in the litigation of a landmark tobacco class action case in Miami resulting in a $145 billion jury verdict eventually overturned by the appellate courts, 2000
  • $2.25 million settlement against ABC drug store and John Doe, M.D. in negligently filled prescription and medical malpractice case, 2010
  • $3.5 million verdict in a railroad locomotive engineer injury case, 2007
  • 2.5 million dollar confidential settlement against ABC Laboratory and Dr. Jane Doe for wrongful death medical malpractice case resulting from the misdiagnosis and delayed diagnosis of cervical cancer, 2017
  • 2.0 million dollar confidential settlement against ABC Hospital and DEF Doctor Group for misdiagnosis and delayed diagnosis of herpes encephalitis resulting in 73 year old woman sutaining brain damage., 2018
  • $2.2 million settlement in a cruise line crew member wrongful death case, 2012
  • $1.15 million settlement against ABC hospital for emergency room medical malpractice, 2013

Educational Background:

  • Florida State University, 1986
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Office Location for David C. Rash

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

Phone: 954-515-0072

Fax: 954-515-0073

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Last Updated: 12/20/2019

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