Catastrophic Injury

David A. Axelrod & Associates was successful in recovering two settlements on behalf of the family of a disabled child.

On August 27, 2003, the child was a passenger on a school bus that left the roadway, traveled down a steep embankment adjacent to the roadway, and rolled over.  The child, who was twelve years old at the time of the bus crash, suffered permanent brain damage, paraplegia, orthopedic injuries and other multi-system injuries.

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.

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.

Awards & Memberships

Leading Lawyer Network
Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Esteemed Lawyers of America
The National Trial Lawyers
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