NAOPIA Award

This award is in addition to Mr. Axelrod being recognized as an Association of Trial Lawyers of America (now American Association of Justice) Top 100 Trial Lawyer, an Illinois Super Lawyer® and an Illinois Leading Lawyer. As Senior Partner and founder of David A. Axelrod & Associates, Mr. Axelrod has many notable successes winning millions of dollars on verdicts and settlements.

Hiring an attorney can be a daunting task, especially if you’re not prepared. Treat your meeting as a business consultation; dress well and be prompt. The lawyer will lead the discussion and be honest. The more frank you are, the better the matter can be assessed.

Before meeting with a lawyer, here are 5 steps to Preparing for Your First Meeting:

  1. Contact Information
  2. Chronological Summary of Events
  3. Supporting Documents
  4. List of Witnesses/Defendants
  5. Your Questions 

Here are highlights you may have missed. Won a $5,835,000 jury verdict in a medical malpractice case involving negligent post-operative care following a total knee replacement, which resulted in permanent nerve damage in her ankle. Negotiated a $2,200,000 settlement with a hospital for failing to properly treat a woman’s infection prior to performing surgery

Memorial Day

The Memorial Day holiday a time to honor those who serve our country. It is also the unofficial start of the summer season. This year AAA is reporting there will be 37.2 million travelers journeying at least 50 miles from home. Of these travelers, 89% will go by car. Suffering from auto accident related injuries is no

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