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David H Siegel

David H Siegel

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Wrongful Death

About Me

Attorney Siegel is a graduate of Pepperdine University School of Law, and he is licensed to practice law in the states of Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York and Washington, D.C. and the federal courts of these states including the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Attorney Siegel has nearly  25 years of extensive experience in all aspects of personal injury law including motor vehicle collisions, products liability, slip & fall accidents, construction injuries, wrongful death claims and aviation crashes. He has received million dollar verdicts and numerous settlements well over one million dollars. Aside from representing hundreds of clients in personal injury matters, he has also represented families of victims of numerous airline crashes which often time involve complex legal matters and specialized knowledge. Since Attorney Siegel is a former airline pilot he is well suited to handle aviation actions. Attorney Siegel's experience includes trials in State and Federal Courts as well as before the National Transportation Safety Board in enforcement proceedings.


HONORS/AWARDS


SUPERLAWYERS  Less than 5% attorneys nationwide selected


LISTED IN TOP ATTORNEYS IN NEW ENGLAND    As published in Superlawyers Magazine


NATIONAL TRIAL LAWYER ASSOCIATION TOP 100 LAWYERS


AMERICAN SOCIETY OF LEGAL ADVOCATES  Membership limited to less than 1.5% of of all licensed lawyers nationwide


RUE RATINGS BEST ATTORNEYS OF AMERICA  Less than one percent (1%) of the attorneys of America have been invited to be a member of Rue Ratings' Best Attorneys of America


CONNECTICUT MAGAZINE TOP LAWYERS


MULTI MILLION DOLLAR ADVOCATES FORUM (Invited to join)


 


 


 


 

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Languages Spoken: Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1987

  1. Personal Injury: 60%
    29 years, 5 thousand cases
  2. Wrongful Death: 20%
    29 years, 200 cases
  3. Brain Injury: 20%
    29 years, 80 cases

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (33%)

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse David. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.

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    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

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    I have collaborated with David on numerous personal injury cases. He is highly competent, dedicated, a committed advocate and he really cares about his clients. I would not hesitate to recommend his services to any one who is in pain and needs help.

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    Thomas Ogar
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

The Siegel Law Firm, LLC.

74 Park Road
West Hartford, CT, 06119

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CTActive199107/14/2015
NYCurrently registered 198803/13/2015
DCInactive 198805/25/2015
MAInactive198704/14/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 100 LawyersThe National Trial Lawyers2012
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2010
Top Attorneys in ConnecticutConnecticut Magazine2010
Invited MemberMulti-Million Dollar Advocates Forum2010
Top Attorneys in New EnglandSuper Lawyers Magazine2009

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerThe Siegel Law Firm, LLC2010 - Present
PartnerPolinsky Siegel1998 - 2010
Aviation AttorneySpeiser & Krause New York City1987 - 1997

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Association for JusticeMember2010 - Present
Hartford County Bar AssociationMember1998 - Present
Connecticut Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1997 - Present
American Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1989 - 2010
American Bar AssociationMember1988 - Present
Association of the Bar of the City of New YorkMember1988 - 1995
Lawyer Pilots Bar AssociationMember1987 - 2000
New York State Bar AssociationMember1987 - 1995

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
$6.75 Million Dollar SettlementSettlement for the plaintiff
Summary of my Jury verdicts in favor of PlaintiffJury Verdict in favor of my client
First Trial Nearly 20 yrs ago $1Million Verdict!One Million Dollar Verdict

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
AAA JournalInsurance Rights2008
Hartford CourantInsurance Primer2007

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Pepperdine University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1986
Northeastern UniversityMarketingBS - Bachelor of Science1982

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Connecticut Bar AssociationConnecticut UM Law2009
American Bar AssociationProducts Liability2007