David C. Wiegel

David C. Wiegel: Attorney with Kitch Drutchas Wagner Valitutti & Sherbrook
Attorney Awards

Biography

David Wiegel began the practice of law in 1997. Over the last 20 years he has served the health care industry as a litigator, focusing his practice on the defense of medical malpractice matters with particular emphasis on skilled nursing facilities, sub-acute rehab providers, assisted living facilities, and local hospitals. In addition, Mr. Wiegel has assisted various healthcare facilities and individual providers successfully manage the challenges of state regulatory investigations and attorney general investigations. Combining this experience with his engineering background, he has been called upon to address issues in product liability as well.

Mr. Wiegel received his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Detroit Mercy, where he was Associate Editor of the Law Review and a member of the Justice Frank Murphy Honor Society. He earned a B.S. in Packaging from Michigan State University. Prior to attending law school, he worked as a process engineer at the Hughes Aircraft Company in Los Angeles, California.

Mr. Wiegel is licensed to practice law in Michigan, as well as the U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan. He is actively involved in the Michigan Center for Assisted Living (MCAL) and the Health Care Association of Michigan (HCAM). He has been a featured presenter at their annual conferences.

Seminars/Presentations

Health Care Association of Michigan / Michigan Center for Assisted Living, Bed Rails, Assist Rails - An
Ongoing Concern
, Annual Convention

Health Care Association of Michigan / Michigan Center for Assisted Living, Incident Handling,
Annual Convention

Health Care Association of Michigan / Michigan Center for Assisted Living, Ramifications of Licensed
and Unlicensed Care
, Spring Leadership Conference

Health Care Association of Michigan / Michigan Center for Assisted Living, Planning for the Unexpected,
Annual Convention

Health Care Association of Michigan / Michigan Center for Assisted Living, Legal Representatives
& Responsible Parties
,Leadership Conference

Genesee County Adult Foster Care Association, AFC Litigation

Michigan Assisted Living Association, We Interrupt this Program ... What to do When the Unexpected
Happens
, Annual Provider Conference

Insights & News

January, 2019 - Special Publications, Recent Highlights
Fishing For 'Likes' Could Get A Bite
January, 2019 - Legal Updates, Recent Highlights, Special Publications
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Changes to Level of Care Determination
November, 2016 - News Releases, Recent Highlights
Attorneys Daniel Shirey and David Wiegel Speak at NADONA/LTC Nursing Conference, November 2016

Areas of Practice (7)

  • General Litigation
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Post-Acute Care
  • Post-Acute Care Corporate Compliance
  • Post-Acute Care Litigation
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(313) 965-7415  Phone
(313) 965-7403  Fax
www.kitch.com
University Attended:
Michigan State University, B.S., 1988
Law School Attended:
University of Detroit Mercy, J.D., cum laude, 1997
Year of First Admission:
1997
Admission:
1997, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan; 1997, Michigan
Memberships:

Board Membership

Michigan Center for Assisted Living - Associate Partner Board Member

Birth Information:
Dearborn, Michigan, March 12, 1965
ISLN:
913017577

Peer Reviews

3.0/5.0 (1 review)
A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
  • Legal Knowledge

    3.0/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    3.0/5.0
  • Judgment

    3.0/5.0
  • Communication

    3.0/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    3.0/5.0
  • 4.0/5.0 Rated by a Associate on 05/03/10 in Defense Litigation

    I have not had the opportunity to work with David, however, I did attend law school with him. David was always a professional, intelligent and respectable person as I am sure he is today.

    I have not had the opportunity to work with David, however, I did attend law school with him. David was always a professional, intelligent and respectable person as I am sure he is today. Read less

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