Elk & Elk
6105 Parkland Boulevard
Suite 200 Mayfield Heights, OH 44124
David is the Senior Partner of Elk & Elk in Cleveland, Ohio. As an Ohio personal injury lawyer, he has represented thousands of medical malpractice and wrongful death victims throughout the state for nearly 50 years. Dave believes that quality legal representation allows all people to level the playing field against the big insurance companies. He has devoted his entire professional life of almost five decades to helping injured people receive the compensation they deserve.
Dave began his professional career with one of the largest and most prestigious personal injury law firms in Ohio and spent his first seven years under the wing of Ohio's best. After practicing on his own for several years, his entrepreneurial spirit got the better of him and he ventured into a practice with his brother Art, whom together built geographically one of the largest injury practices in the state of Ohio.
When Dave isn't representing the rights of injury victims, he spends his time being an active husband, father and grandfather to his wife Marilyn, three children, granddaughters Meredith, Madison and Celia, and grandson Dylan.
Settlements and Verdicts
$1 Million Settlement - Motor vehicle accident results in multiple fractures (October 2007)
The Defendant went left-of-center and struck Plaintiff. The Plaintiff suffered a fractured left hip and knee.
$690,000 Settlement ñ Motor vehicle accident results in serious injury, subsequent surgery (February 2010)
The 72-year-old Plaintiffís vehicle was struck by the Defendantís pick-up truck. The Plaintiffís ankle had crushing injuries, requiring surgery.
$500,000 Settlement - Slip and fall results in broken hip, subsequent surgery (April 2011)
The Plaintiff fell on a step at a restaurant and suffered a broken hip, requiring multiple surgeries.
$300,000 Settlement ñ Motorcycle collision results in head injury, fractures, subsequent surgery (2007)
The Plaintiff was riding a motorcycle when the Defendant traveled left in front of him. The Plaintiff suffered a closed head injury and two broken wrists, requiring surgery.
The Plaintiff, who was riding his motorcycle, was rear-ended by the Defendant. He sustained bruised eyes, a fractured nose, right knee injury, sprained right ankle, fractured right toe and needed 12 stitches to the forehead.
Areas of Practice
U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio, 1972
Case Western Reserve University Law School, Cleveland, Ohio