David Makkabi

David F. Makkabi is a lawyer who provides individuals and their families help at a personal level during their time of need, injury, or loss of a loved one.  He received his Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from the University of California at Los Angeles.  He went on to attend Loyola Law School of Los Angeles from which he received his Doctor of Jurisprudence.  David is licensed by the Supreme Court of California and has been admitted before the United States District Court in the Central, Southern, Northern, and Eastern Districts of California.

David Makkabi is an experienced attorney who is willing to serve his clients and is able to devote his time to the preparation of a trial.  In addition, he is fluent in Spanish and so is able to communicate directly with Spanish speakers.  Over the course of his career, David Makkabi has effectively represented individuals in personal injury cases involving automobile accidents, premises accidents, 18-wheeler accidents, construction accidents, wrongful death cases and many more.  David strives to provide compassion, understanding, and above all successful results for the injured.

David has helped many Californians get just compensation for their sustained injuries.  In today’s climate, insurance companies want to pay less and less while charging higher premiums.  Insurance companies put their own financial interests ahead of injured parties.  Anyone injured in an auto accident should consult an attorney prior to speaking with any insurance adjusters.  All information gathered from the injured by the insurance companies will be used against them to limit their compensation for medical expenses and other expenses they have suffered.

David  is reliable, approachable and responsive while upholding the highest standards in giving each client personal attention and the quality of service they expect when hiring a law firm.  Active in his professional community, David also spends his time assisting in pro bono matters and was a recipient of the State Bar of California Wiley M. Manuel Award for Pro Bono Legal Services and is an Honorary Board of Governors member of the Los Angeles Trial Lawyers’ Charities.

Over the course of his career, David has handled hundreds of cases as attorney of record and has helped his clients obtain more than $30 million in settlements and judgments.  As a result of his success, peer recognition and professional achievement, David was nominated as a 2016 and 2017 Super Lawyers Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine, is a life member member of both the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, and was nominated as a 2017 Top 40 Under 40 Attorney by the National Trial Lawyers.

David has obtained verdicts or settlements valued in the millions of dollars for his clients.  Less than 1% of all the attorneys in United States qualify and become members of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

Affiliations:

  • American Association for Justice (AAJ)
  • American Bar Association (ABA)
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association (BHBA)
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA)
  • Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC)
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA)
  • Los Angeles Trial Lawyers’ Charities (LATLC)
  • San Fernando Valley Bar Association (SFVBA)

Specialties:

  • Catastrophic Personal Injury
  • Automobile Accidents and Injuries
  • Dog Bites
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Slip and Fall
  • Products Liability
  • Construction Accidents
  • Product Defects
  • Brain Injury
  • Truck Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Airplane Crash Litigation
  • Elder Law
  • Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Birth Injuries
  • Wrongful Death

Here are a few of David’s recent notable cases:

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Car Accident/Product Defect
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Car Accident
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Pharmaceutical Product Defect
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Homeowner Liability
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Car Accident
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Homeowner Liability
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Car Accident
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Pedestrian Accident

For a free consultation, please contact our offices toll-free at (855) 887-8700 or via email at info@makkabilaw.com.