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  • Education
    • J.D., Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, 1992, National Moot Court Team; Moot Court Board; American Jurisprudence Award Winner
    • B.B.A., University of Texas, 1989
  • Court Admissions
    • State of Texas, 1992
    • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas, 1992
    • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas, 1992
    • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas, 1992
David Olesky is a trial lawyer focusing his practice on complex litigation matters that involve defending and protecting health care professionals in cases related to catastrophic injuries or death. Clients repeatedly look to him for guidance to handle such high stakes cases in Texas and jurisdictions outside of Texas.  David has earned the trust and reliance of clients he has worked with by consistently getting the results that matter most to them, whether that is a win at trial or a favorable outcome through alternative dispute resolution outside the courthouse. Through his representation, David demonstrates a true loyalty and hardworking commitment to the clients he serves. David believes the foundation of any client relationship is to act as a trusted advisor instead of simply as a litigator. Clients value his earnest representation of their business interests, accompanied by a devotion to understanding their businesses and the challenges they face in their individual roles.
  • Obtained a defense verdict for a hospital in a birth injury case where Plaintiffs sought an eight-figure damage award.
  • Obtained a defense verdict for a hospital in a trial involving a young woman who suffered a complication following day surgery leaving her a quadriplegic.
  • Obtained a defense verdict for a hospital in a trial involving the death of a young mother and wife who developed toxic shock syndrome. 
  • Obtained a defense verdict for a hospital in a trial involving the death of a patient who fell at the hospital and struck their head on the floor.
  • Obtained a defense verdict for a hospital in a trial involving the death of a female patient less than 24 hours after her discharge from the hospital.
  • Obtained a defense verdict for a hospital in a trial involving the death of a male patient within 1 hour after his discharge from the hospital.
  • Obtained a defense verdict for a hospital in a 4 week trial involving the death of male patient in the hospital where the patient had Obstructive Sleep Apnea and received numerous doses of the narcotic Dilaudid.
  • Obtained a defense verdict in a 6 week trial for a physician who lost his license as a result of chemical dependency and involving a patient who committed suicide while out on a Trial Therapeutic Visit from the hospital.
  • Obtained a defense verdict for a hospital in a trial involving a male patient who had to have his leg amputated following a procedure in the cardiac cath lab.
  • Obtained a defense verdict for a hospital in a trial involving the death in the hospital of a psychologist in a case brought by his wife and children.
  • Achieved a favorable settlement for a hospital in a birth injury case after closing arguments in a 2 week trial in Florida and while the jury was deliberating. Prior to this point in the case, Plaintiffs had been unwilling to settle for anything close to the final settlement amount.
  • Represented numerous Registered Nurses before the Texas Board of Nursing and obtained dismissals of claims against the nurses without any sanctions or adverse findings.