David C. Rash was born on August 18, 1962 in Colorado Springs,Colorado. Mr. Rash is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association and Florida Bar. Since 1990, Mr. Rash has successfully tried numerous criminal and catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases in the state and federal courts of Louisiana and Florida, including having worked on a landmark tobacco class action in Miami resulting in a $4 billion verdict eventually overturned on appeal. Mr. Rash has argued before the Florida Supreme Court and most recently he handled a medical malpractice case against a national ambulatory surgery center company that settled just before trial for $19.25 million, and he handled a case against a major cruise line where the injured crew member client received a $9 million settlement before a trial date had even been set. Mr. Rash has been recognized by Florida Super Lawyers and has earned the highest ability and ethical 'AV' rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the world's most preeminent peer review rating service.
Mr. Rash focuses his practice on handling catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases caused by medical malpractice, trucking crashes, and admiralty/maritime maritime disasters. He has represented clients throughout Florida, and from all over the world, including Canada, Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador,Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Jamaica, Trinidad, St. Vincent,Colombia, Peru, Chile, Italy, Croatia, Denmark, Greece, Ukraine,Belarus, Bulgaria, Myanmar, India, Philippines and Indonesia. He is a member of American Association for Justice (Leaders' Forum, Public Affairs Committee), Florida Justice Association, Broward County Trial Lawyers Association, Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute, and Florida Admiralty Trial Lawyers Association. Mr. Rash is also a Masters Graduate of the Keenan Trial Institute.
State of Louisiana - 1990
United State District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana - 1990
United States District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana - 1990
United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana - 1990
State of Florida - 1993
United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida - 1993
Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals - 1996
United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida - 1998
United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida - 2010
United States Supreme Court - 2018