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We take great pride in helping those that have been wronged by the negligence of others.  The Of Counsel team of lawyers in the firm include Joseph P Wagoner, Stephen M Kapral, Carlos J Jimenez and Kerri A Smith.  Mr. Zappitell is AV rated 5/5 by Martindale Hubble and is Board Certified in Trial Law by the Florida Bar.  He has tried many successful cases and will do everything to maximize your result.


Languages spoken: English, Spanish, Portuguese

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Practice areas


  1. Wrongful Death: 20%
  2. Trucking Accident: 10%
  3. Slip and Fall: 10%
  4. Nursing Home Abuse: 10%
  5. Other: 50%
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Attorney endorsements

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  • Harry M. Rosen

    David is an experienced outstanding Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer who specializes in Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, and Medical Malpractice cases. He is highly regarded by his fellow attorneys and former clients for his ability, ethics and personal attention. On a scale of 1 to 10 David is a 10 in my book!


    Harry Rosen Spinal cord injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Stuart A. Rader

    I endorse this lawyer. I have known David Zappitell for over 15 years. He is an excellent trial attorney. I feel extremely comfortable in referring clients to him.


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    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Zappitell Law Firm. PL

200 NE 2nd Avenue, Suite103
Delray Beach, FL, 33444-3768


FLMember in Good Standing199106/21/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV RatingMartindale-Hubbell2011
SuperlawyersMiami Herald2011
Top 500 Plaintiffs LawyersLawdragon2008
Board Certified Civil Trial LawyerThe Florida Bar1995
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Financial AnalystGeneral Electric Co.1996 - 1998
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Trial Lawyers AssociationAttorney Member2011 - Present
Federal District Court_Middle DistrictMember2006 - Present
Southern Poverty Law CenterMember2000 - Present
Florida Justice AssociationEagle Member1995 - Present
Palm Beach County Bar AssociationMember1991 - Present
Palm Beach County Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1991 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember1991 - Present
Florida BarMember1991 - Present
Federal District Court-Southern DistrictMem1991 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Jane Doe v NobregaJury Verdict against Nobrega: 4.2 Million gross, 30% fault. Settlement with unnamed driver: share of 2 million.
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Publication nameTitleDate
The Florida Bar JournalAbra Cadabra- The Disappearance of Uninsured Motorist Coverage1993
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Miami School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Insurance for Auto PractitionersUninsured Motorist Law2001