Medical Malpractice

David A. Axelrod & Associates litigates and tries cases on behalf of victims of medical malpractice. Through trials and settlements, we have recovered millions of dollars for our clients in cases against hospitals, doctors, nurses, and others who have failed to render reasonable care to patients, causing serious injury or death. ... Read More

Catastrophic Injury

Every day, people suffer life-changing injuries that result from the negligence of others. Catastrophic injuries are serious personal injuries that have long-term effects on the victim’s quality of life. These injuries often occur suddenly and unexpectedly. Catastrophic injuries often require life-long medical care. ... Read More

Commercial Litigation

David A. Axelrod & Associates litigates tough business disputes, including those involving real estate disagreements, breach of contract, close corporation and partnership disputes, ERISA and employee benefit plan litigation, and insurance coverage disputes. The firm has resolved cases involving almost every type of commercial matter. ... Read More


Fraud occurs when a party intentionally deceives another, or fails to provide information the party is required to provide, with the intent to damage another party. Fraud can also arise when a person fails to correct a known misperception. In fraud cases, a plaintiff must prove that she was damaged by the defendant’s misrepresentation. ... Read More

Professional Negligence

You hire a professional when you are faced with a complex problem with serious potential consequences. When you need legal advice, you hire a lawyer. You did not expect to have a problem down the road because you hired a professional you could trust. That trust is violated when your professional advisor lets you down. ... Read More

Punitive Damages

Under special circumstances, the law awards damages to punish the wrongdoer. These punitive damages are in addition to any amount awarded as compensation for injuries, financial or otherwise. Punitive damages are allowed in the nature of punishment and as a warning to deter the defendant and others from committing similar offenses in the future. ... Read More