Medical Malpractice and Wrongful Death

David A. Axelrod & Associates procured a $2.1 million settlement for the mother and sister of a 23 year-old man who died by suffocation while a patient in the intensive care unit at a Chicago area hospital.  The settlement was paid by the hospital as well as by the insurance company for an anesthesiologist who failed to properly reintubate the patient when he encountered the profound breathing problems that led to the young man’s death.

Medical Malpractice and Wrongful Death

David A. Axelrod & Associates achieved an outstanding $4.5 million settlement on behalf of a Plaintiff for his wife’s injuries and death.  David A. Axelrod & Associates were not involved in the early litigation of the case, however with great effort and determination, the attorneys of David A. Axelrod & Associates accepted the case at the eleventh hour after numerous other attorneys had handled the matter.  The case was about to be dismissed, when David A. Axelrod & Associates was not only able to salvage the case, but was able to amend the complaint and refocus the case on the real issues, which resulted in the settlement with a large Chicago area hospital.

Fraud and Professional Negligence; Punitive Damages

David A. Axelrod & Associates successfully prosecuted a case of fraud and breach of fiduciary duty on behalf of a small businessman who relied upon a real estate broker to his detriment. After a lengthy trial, David A. Axelrod & Associates procured an award in favor of our client in the amount of $1,083,906, including $300,000 in punitive damages.

Professional Malpractice and Catastrophic Injury; Punitive Damages

David A. Axelrod & Associates won one of the most significant professional malpractice verdicts in Illinois judicial history, winning a $31.35 million dollar verdict against Walgreen Company for pharmacy malpractice. The award included $25 million in punitive damages, as well as more than $6.35 million in compensatory damages.

Fraud and Professional Negligence; Punitive Damages

David A. Axelrod & Associates successfully prosecuted a case of fraud and breach of fiduciary duty on behalf of a small businessman who relied upon a real estate broker to his detriment. After a lengthy trial, David A. Axelrod & Associates procured an award in favor of our client in the amount of $1,083,906, including $300,000 in punitive damages.

David A. Axelrod & Associates Files Complaint For Battery And Fraud Against Preeminent Urologist, Robert B. Nadler, M.D. And Northwestern Memorial Hospital 

PR Newswire 
10/04/12 - 03:34 PM EDT

CHICAGO, Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- David A. Axelrod & Associates, P.C. today announced that it has filed a lawsuit on behalf of Mary Bart ( Springfield, Ill.) against Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation, Robert B. Nadler, M.D., and David Rebuck, M.D. Bart is represented by attorney David A. Axelrod, senior partner at the law firm, and attorney Jason M. Kleinman.

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