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Our law firm handles serious personal injury and wrongful death cases. We provide free case consultations, and our clients owe us nothing unless we win a settlement or verdict. When we accept a new case, our team of experienced trial lawyers works together to create a custom litigation plan. Throughout the case, we treat each of our clients with the compassion and respect they deserve. This includes having an on-call attorney available to our clients at all times.

Rapoport Weisberg & Sims P.C., has won many multimillion-dollar recoveries for our clients in cases involving medical malpractice, semi-truck and other auto accidents, construction accidents, products liability and other areas. The firm is well-known nationally for multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements for aircraft disaster victims and their families over the past 25 years.

Rapoport, Weisberg & Sims P.C. represents victims who have suffered traumatic injuries or died as the result of:

  • Aviation & Airline Disasters
  • Commercial Truck Accidents
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Construction Accidents
  • Workplace Injuries
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Dangerous Products

So if you'd like to discuss how we can help you, call Rapoport, Weisberg & Sims P.C. today toll free at 312-481-7996 or complete the contact form to schedule a free initial consultation with an experienced trial lawyer. We're easy to talk to -- and we'll do everything we can to help.

Attorney David Rapoport


  • Illinois, 1981
  • Wisconsin, 1995
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois, 1994
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1981
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois, 2002
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois Trial Bar, 1983
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin, 2000
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin, 2006
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1984
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1996
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America, 2000


  • Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent College of Law, Chicago, Illinois
    • J.D. - 1981
    • Honors: With High Honors
    • Law Review: Chicago-Kent Law Review, Member, 1979 - 1981
  • Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois
    • B.S. - 1978
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: Finance
    • Published Works

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • American Association for Justice, 1981 - Present
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, 1981 - Present
  • American Bar Association, 1981 - Present
  • Chicago Bar Association, 1981 - Present
  • Lawyer Pilots Bar Association, 1994 - Present
  • Wisconsin Association for Justice, 2009 - Present
  • Trial Lawyers for Public Justice, 1994 - Present
  • Roscoe Pound Foundation, 1994 - Present
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), Associate, 2009 - Present
  • National Board of Trial Advocacy, Board Certified Civil Trial Advocate , September 15, 1990 - Present
  • American College of Board Certified Attorneys, Fellow
  • Economic Club of Chicago, 2010 - Present

Honors and Awards:

  • AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Illinois Super Lawyer rating by Thomson-Reuters' Illinois Super Lawyers, 2005 - 2018
  • Illinois Leading Lawyers by Law Bulletin Publishing
  • "10-Superb" rating by Avvo
  • Elected Associate of the American Board of Trial Advocates ("ABOTA")
  • Best Lawyers
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers

Verdicts & Settlements

The lawyers at the Rapoport Weisberg & Sims P.C., have successfully represented clients with personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits arising from a wide range of circumstances including aviation negligence, semitruck and motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, work injury and construction accidents, and dangerous and defective product liability situations. The highlighted links below provide sample jury verdicts and settlements from cases handled by our lawyers.

Since 1997, the "Lead Counsel Verified" status has been granted to attorneys who possess:

  • The Right Professional Experience
  • A Spotless Record

The following attorneys at this firm are Lead Counsel Verified:

David E. Rapoport

David E. Rapoport

This attorney is Lead Counsel Verified in the following practice areas:

Practice Area Year
Personal Injury Since 2010
Practice Area Year
Personal Injury Since 2010
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