Since 1968, Furey, Furey, Leverage & Darlington, PC. has been a preeminent litigation firm specializing in defending high exposure personal injury lawsuits.
Our founder, James M. Furey, built our practice on trials and appeals in medical malpractice on behalf of some of the leading institutions, physicians and surgeons in the New York metropolitan area. Over the many years since the birth of our firm, we have continued to focus our litigation practice on the defense of medical and professional malpractice suits. We represent hospitals, nurses, physicians and medical professional across all healthcare specialties. Our attorneys are trained in managing cases involving complex medical issues and catastrophic injuries, including brain damaged infants and adults.
Our client base includes skilled nursing facilities on Long Island and in the New York City boroughs. Legal practice in the field of nursing home litigation has evolved in recent years. Our attorneys have risen to the challenge presented by these changes, and are educated in the applicable New York State and Federal statutes, codes and regulations and with the medical nuances particular to cases premised upon the Public Health Law alleging a deprivation of the resident’s rights.
Medical and professional malpractice and nursing home actions are typically driven by expert testimony. Through our many years of practice, we have developed an extensive medical and economic expert database and library of expert transcripts, vital to the successful defense of this class of personal injury actions.
Our litigation practice also covers defense of general commercial liability claims, including premises and automobile liability, construction site accidents, defective products, lead paint cases, and real estate litigation. We represent employers in personal injury claims such as sexual harassment, wrongful termination and defamation. A portion of our practice is also devoted to insurance coverage claims, including resolution of priority of multiple insurance policies, disclaimers, anti-subrogation and litigation of policy provisions and exclusions.
The legal expertise and skills, handed down from one generation of attorneys to the next, are applied to each and every case entrusted to our firm. Each case is handled with an eye toward trial strategy from the moment it enters our office.
We practice in State and Federal trial courts in Nassau, Suffolk, and Westchester Counties, and in the boroughs of New York City. Our appellate practice includes the First, Second and Third Departments of New York’s Appellate Division, and the Second Circuit Court of Appeals of the United States. Our offices are located in Hempstead, New York, which is central to the venues where we practice.
The firm has many years of experience in a variety of practice areas, including transactional real estate, real estate litigation, commercial transactions, estate work and contractual disputes. Read More >