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 - 2019
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

Attorney David C. Rash, of David C. Rash, P.A., in Weston, Florida, has more than two decades of legal experience handling medical malpractice cases, personal injury cases, maritime cases 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 or death in both individual and mass tort 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, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

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 and top 25 medical malpractice 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 and a member of the Public Affairs Committee.  Personally, Mr. Rash is married now for nearly 25 years to his soulmate, Ricki, and they are extremely proud of their to children, Rebecca and Charlie.  Besides his family and faith, Mr. Rash's passions in life inlcude enjoying the outdoors particularly spending time in the "Big Sky" country of Montana.  He also tries hard in life to follow the tenets of Taekwondo (courtesy, integrity, perseverance, self-control and indomitable spirit) after having practiced for may years and obtaining his 1st Dan Black Belt in Taekwondo from the World Taekwondo Fedreration headquartered in Kukkiwon, South Korea.

*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 (70%): Medical Malpractice

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

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

Class Action/Mass Torts (10%): Class Actions

Focus Areas

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

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 4 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2019

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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
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Life Member
  • AV Rated, Martindale Attorney Rating Service
  • ALM Top Rated Lawyers, South Florida
  • Graduate - Keenan Ball Trial College and Keenan Trial Institute
  • 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
  • $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 $4 billion verdict in landmark tobacco class action case in Miami
  • $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
  • $1.15 million settlement against ABC hospital for emergency room medical malpractice, 2013

Educational Background:

  • Florida State University
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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: 2/13/2019

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