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San Diego Workers' Comp Lawyer for Pro Athletes

Helping Injured Professional Athletes throughout Southern California

Suffering an injury as a professional athlete can seriously impact both your income and career. Due to the pressure of having to consistently perform and use your body to compete as a professional athlete, players are at risk of sustaining painful injuries from this intense occupation.

Injuries players suffer can range widely depending on their sport, but some common ones include:

  • Muscle tears
  • Heat stroke
  • Broken bones or fractures
  • Torn ACLs or other ligaments
  • Knee, elbow, and other joint injuries
  • Concussions and traumatic brain injuries

Dedicated professional athletes can feel anxious and overwhelmed after suffering an injury while training or competing, but don’t lose hope. At Leigh Law Firm in San Diego, we understand that the pain, suffering, and anxiety over recovering is a lot to handle. Thankfully, our experienced workers' compensation lawyer for professional athletes can evaluate your case and help build a solid claim in order to receive compensation for the medical expenses it takes to recover.

If you were injured as a professional athlete, call Leigh Law Firm today at (619) 473-7569 or contact us online.

Obtaining Benefits for Injured Professional Athletes

Professional athletes in California who sustain injuries in a game or develop them gradually over a period of time are entitled to workers' compensation benefits to recover damages. Due to the nature of these claims, the legal work involved to pursue compensation can be complex and confusing. In order to obtain the benefits necessary to cover medical treatment, physical therapy, and time off work, hiring an attorney who is well-versed in injured athlete claims is paramount.

Our Team Is Ready to Help

Reaching out to an experienced professional athlete injury lawyer is the best action you can take when filing a workers' compensation claim as an injured player. Leigh Law Firm’s seasoned workers' compensation lawyer can handle the complexities of your case so that you can focus on recovering and getting back to work. Our lead attorney has significant experience working with professional athletes and has worked directly with the NFL Players’ Association in several cases.

Call (619) 473-7569 today to schedule a free consultation with our San Diego workers’ comp attorney. We work on contingency fees, so you will not be charged until we obtain compensation for your case.

Client Testimonials

  • “We felt well informed and advised through the process. You were accessible and we had full confidence in your advice.”

    Michelle S.

  • “I retained Mr. Leigh to represent me and I could not be happier with my decision.”

    Valerie D.

  • “He is a caring attorney, who undoubtedly, looks out for his client's best interest!”

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  • “Now I’m walking away with a smile on my face and a new job and knowing I made the right decision.”

    Vincent D.

  • “You were accessible and your advice we had felt full confidence in.”

    Michelle S.

  • “I always got answers to my questions. He always had time to respond to my phone calls and emails.”

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  • “If you need to get the job done then Alex is your guy.”


  • “His office handled everything and got me a GREAT SETTLEMENT!”
  • “He was always available to me to discuss my case, promptly returned my calls, and achieved great results.”

    Brad B.

  • “He explained in detail what to expect during the process and always there to answer any questions I might have for my case.”

    Tim B.

Millions Recovered for Our Clients

Take a look at our most recent victories.
  • 5,000,000.00 Brain Injury Settlement
  • $375,000.00 Patient Sitter
  • $350,000.00 MTA Bus Operator
  • $320,000.00 Death Claim
  • $300,000.00 Licensed Vocational Nurse
  • $155,000 Fire Fighter Trauma
  • $150,000.00 Motor Vehicle Accident On the Job
  • $145,000.00 Slip and Fall Settlement
  • $116,000 Retired Professional Baseball Player
  • $100,000.00 Professional Baseball Player

Why Hire Leigh Law Firm?

  • Free, No-Obligation Consultations

  • No Out-of-Pocket Costs Unless We Win

  • Skilled & Passionate Legal Advocacy

  • Direct Access to an Attorney

  • Extensive Record of Successful Results

  • Former Defense Attorney on Your Side

  • Experienced & Successful Litigator

  • Recovered Millions for Injured Workers

  • Consumer Attorneys of San Diego
  • California Bar
  • California Applicants’ Attorney Association
  • San Diego County Bar Association