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After an accident or injury, your main focus is on receiving medical care and getting better – but returning your life to normal costs time and money. It quickly becomes apparent as medical bills arrive and days off work accumulate. Put simply, a personal injury requires more than physical recovery. And in many cases, the financial burden should not fall on you. A personal injury case is a legal path to financial, medical, and mental recovery after any personal injury.

Law Office of David S. Leigh, P.C. is here to assist with your personal injury claim. We approach your case with concern and understanding for your current circumstances but fight aggressively for the compensation you deserve after an accident. Our NYC Personal Injury law firm proudly represents individuals suffering from vehicle accidents, motorcycle accidents, slip and falls, construction accidents, and more.

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TRANSPARENT THROUGHOUT YOUR CASE

It is crucial that you trust your personal injury lawyer early in the legal process. At  Law Office of David S. Leigh, P.C. we make it easy to build the honesty and open communication required for a strong personal injury claim–it starts by being transparent. Our view is clients should feel able to ask us anything and receive complete and honest answers. We encourage  communication from the moment you call our office.

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CARING LEGAL REPRESENTATION

Are you tired of talking with lawyers that only seem interested in the fees? You will not find that attitude at Law Office of David S. Leigh. P.C. Our New York City law firm is focused on empathetic and helpful legal representation that cares only about your recovery. We recognize the difficulties of recovering from a personal injury and make every effort to help you receive compensation, without added stress.

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LOCAL MINDSET, BIG CITY CAPABILITIES

By remaining a boutique law firm, Law Office of David S. Leigh, P.C. is able to make a personal investment in each client and provide individualized legal representation. We are committed to the benefits provided by a smaller, local law firm, but it doesn’t impact our capabilities. We have access to the knowledge and depth of experience available at a bigger firm.

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CIVIL RIGHTS

You Need a Dedicated Civil Rights Lawyer

An infringement on your civil rights in New York City is a personal and hurtful offense. An incident, irrespective of the violation or injustice, can make you feel belittled and insignificant. Our New York City law firm is here to give you a voice, break the boundaries on advancing civil rights, and squash future injustices. Lawyer, David S. Leigh can take these bold steps in stopping violations because you trust him as your New York City civil rights lawyer.

TESTIMONIALS

David has helped my small business (photography) with several proposals and bid letters. He also took the time to explain the language of each letter. I would definitely use David again for all the legal needs of my business! William F Spencer
William Spencer
William Spencer
21:58 30 Aug 16
I worked with David while at the District Attorney's office. David is very knowledgeable in the law. David has outstanding attention to detail and the critical ability to see the big picture, then find and question the inconsistencies in the reports. This is a fundamental skill that makes a good criminal defense lawyer great. I highly recommend David.
Greg Green
Greg Green
20:27 07 Oct 15
David is a tireless advocate for his clients and a consummate professional with whom I've worked on a variety of legal matters. His character and integrity surely set him apart from many of his contemporaries. As colleague, I wholeheartedly recommend David to anyone seeking counsel in the NYC area.
Hari K. Singh
Hari K. Singh
13:32 05 Oct 15
David is a first-rate trial lawyer. Having had the opportunity to both watch him in trial and personally try a case with him, I can say that I would be glad to have him working with me on a case. His delivery is excellent, as is his ability to connect with a jury.
Bryce Allen
Bryce Allen
21:13 15 Nov 15
Knowledgable and great to work withI can't say enough good things about David. My husband needed his help with language for documents he'd need for his business. David was knowledgeable and told us exactly what we needed to hear. I can't think of anyone else I'd want to work with. The next time we need legal counsel, we're calling David.
Yahaira Castro
Yahaira Castro
14:41 28 Sep 15
I was looking for a personal injury lawyer and a friend of mine referred me to David. David is really smart and also great to work with. He really listens to you, works hard and he knows how to get results.
Lili Grossman
Lili Grossman
17:36 29 Oct 18
When my mother suffered back and shoulder injuries due to a car accident, Mr. Leigh went above and beyond to make sure she was rightfully compensated for her traumatic ordeal. He was tough with the insurance company yet very patient with my older mom, as he navigated her through these complex negotiations. He exemplifies what a personal injury attorney should be and we highly recommend him.
Max Patino
Max Patino
19:02 29 Oct 18
David is a top-notch lawyer who is very diligent in all that he does. He is not only a sharp legal mind, but actually has interpersonal skills that make him a caring advocate for his clients. I have had the privilege of working with David in private law practice and can easily say that few attorneys match him in personability, advocacy, verbal ability, and in-court and deposition strategy.
Samae Rohani
Samae Rohani
01:40 30 Oct 18

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TOP NYC PERSONAL INJURY LAWYER

Who Needs an NYC Personal Injury Lawyer?
What Can an NYC Personal Injury Lawyer Do for You After an Accident?
What Are the Next Steps After You Hire an NYC Personal Injury Lawyer?
Why Do You Need a Lawyer for Your Injury or Accident Case?
What Is the Process Typically Like for Personal Injury Lawsuits?
Who Needs an NYC Personal Injury Lawyer?

Anyone who suffered a serious or substantial injury should speak with an NYC personal injury lawyer. The costs of a personal injury in NYC are high. Covering these costs can become a financial nightmare and cause repercussions across other aspects of your life. An NYC personal injury claim could prevent missing regular payments or going into debt after a serious injury.

More importantly, when your injury was caused by the recklessness or negligence of another person you may be entitled to damages. Victims of personal injury accidents should not bear the financial and physical consequences of someone else’s negligence. An NYC personal injury lawyer at Law Office of David S. Leigh P.C. can help you recover what is owed.

Hiring an NYC personal injury lawyer is imperative when:

  • You suffered a debilitating and life-changing accident: NYC accidents can require a substantial recovery period and/or life-long physical and emotional. A trust NYC personal injury lawyer can seek proper and full compensation.
  • You are unable to return to work after an injury: you can claim lost wages in an NYC personal injury case and an NYC lawyer can assist with calculating these losses and ensuring you demand other losses after a personal injury.
  • An accident or injury was emotionally upsetting: not all harm from an NYC accident is physical. When a physical injury is particularly distressing or extreme, it can lead to substantial emotional distress or pain and suffering. In NYC, these sources of non-economic damages can be recovered with the help of an NYC personal injury lawyer.
What Can an NYC Personal Injury Lawyer Do for You After an Accident?

Whether your injuries are from a motorcycle accident, train and subway accident, or construction incident, your NYC personal injury lawyer becomes your biggest legal resource and a major source of support.

Representation in these cases involves much more than filing documents with the court or answering emails. At the Law Office of David S. Leigh P.C., we provide comprehensive and robust legal services that support clients through every stage of a personal injury case.

When you hire our NYC-based law firm, your lawyer will handle all aspects of your lawsuit, including:

  • Complete all necessary paperwork on time and accurately;
  • Handle due diligence and the collection of information on your accident;
  • Track deadlines, conferences, and court hearings for your case;
  • Negotiate with insurers and explain the role of insurance companies in your claim;
  • Provide you with a better understanding of the law and the outcome of your case;
  • Contact expert witnesses to provide evidence or testify in your case; and
  • Advise on options for alternative dispute resolution, settlement, and going to trial.

It is also an NYC personal injury lawyer’s familiarity with the law, experience with NYC courts, and network of expert witnesses and other professionals that can make a difference in your case.

What Are the Next Steps After You Hire an NYC Personal Injury Lawyer?

At the Law Office of David S. Leigh P.C., we are with you every step of an NYC personal injury claim. It is also the job of your NYC accident lawyer to explain and communicate each and every step of the legal process. We help you navigate:

  • The courts;
  • Communication with the opposing party;
  • Medical records;
  • Collection of evidence; and  
  • Insurance claims.

While your case could take a very different direction because of individual circumstances or responses by the at-fault party, you can anticipate these steps after hiring an NYC personal injury lawyer:

  1. Collect medical records: Your lawyer, and eventually the court, will need to review and verify the cost of your medical treatment. You will need to obtain medical bills, charts, and even doctor’s notes or assessments when these are important to confirming the cause of your injuries.
  2. Obtain eyewitness statements: If someone else saw your construction accident, vehicle collisions, or pedestrian accident, there needs to be a record of what the individual saw. The sooner that record is made and assessed by your NYC personal injury lawyer, the better. Memory can become skewed or unreliable soon after an accident or injury.
  3. Make your own record of the accident: You may be called to testify or recount an accident or injury, particularly if there is doubt or discrepancy to the opposing party’s negligence. You want to write down your version of events very soon after the accident.
  4. Calculate your costs and losses for a claim: Your NYC personal injury lawyer will want to understand the full scope of your damages from a personal injury. These damages include both economic costs, such as medical bills and physical therapy, and non-economic damages, such as pain and suffering.
  5. Develop a strategy for your case: Once sufficient evidence is collected, an NYC personal injury lawyer begins assembling a coherent case against the at-fault party. Putting together a legal strategy requires substantial information about you, as an individual and the circumstances of your accident, and the financial implications of a personal injury.
Why Do You Need a Lawyer for Your Injury or Accident Case?

To file and build an NYC personal injury claim requires specific skill, knowledge and legal training. As a professional with the necessary experience in personal injury cases, an NYC lawyer greatly improves your chances of a full and efficient recovery.

An NYC lawyer gives you certainty over your personal injury claim. When it comes to fully understanding a personal injury case in NYC, ask yourself these questions:

  • Are you certain you calculated all costs related to your personal injury?
  • Are you certain you named all negligent parties in a lawsuit and named them correctly?
  • Are you certain you would file your claim with the right court in NYC?
  • Are you certain you correctly completed all paperwork for your personal injury claim?
  • Are you certain you provided the right response to the opposing party and insurance adjuster on your personal injury claim?
  • Are you certain you will recover the damages and losses you deserve after a personal injury in NYC?

At Law Office of David S. Leigh P.C., you can speak with a personal injury lawyer in NYC for free. In this initial consultation, we discuss the facts of your accident or injury, the cause of your injuries, and the legal basis for your case. We believe you will leave this consultation understanding why you need an NYC personal injury lawyer and knowing that the Law Office of David S. Leigh, P.C. is the right lawyer for your case.

What Is the Process Typically Like for Personal Injury Lawsuits?

The legal process and procedure of a personal injury lawsuit can be complicated. There are strict deadlines, complicated legal requirements, and confusing legal language that all make the process of a personal injury lawsuit in NYC overwhelming. Working with an NYC personal injury lawyer can ease these complexities.

Here at Law Office of David S. Leigh P.C., we are known for streamlining the personal injury process and providing explicit information on your personal injury case.

Yet, every NYC personal injury lawsuit is unique. Even if your injuries are similar to a prior case or are among the common accidents in New York City, your case could be very different from any previous lawsuit.

Your lawyer should develop a strategy that accounts for the circumstances of your accident, response of the at-fault party, and your personal goals. This is one reason you need an NYC lawyer that is dedicated to individualized legal services, such as our team at Law Office of David S. Leigh P.C.

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