Dale Buckner brings his extensive trial experience to the firm to help meet the needs of injured clients. Dale has more than 22 years of trial practice here in the Palm Beach County area.
As a graduate of the University of Florida and Cumberland School of Law, Dale was well trained and equipped to become a trial lawyer. Upon first arriving in South Florida in 1986, Dale began his career with the State Attorneys Office, where he successfully prosecuted persons charged with various crimes, from homicide to child abuse.
After many years, Dale went into civil trial practice specializing in defending civil liability claims. Here, he gained valuable insight into how big insurance companies fight and defend claims against themselves. This valuable knowledge will be used to maximize results for his clients.
After a two-year return with the State Attorney, Dale has joined the firm of Steinger, Greene & Feiner and is eager, ready and able to assist the injured in their pursuit of justice.
$390,000 Total Verdict
Dale Buckner defended two clients who were involved in the same accident and whose cases were tried together. The defendants offered $7,500 per victim. Our team defeated the defendant’s arguments and secured one client a $330,000 jury award, and the other a $60,000 jury award.
Dale Buckner and Seth Pachter vigorously litigated a case on behalf of our client, who was rear-ended while driving. The defendants offered a $25,000 settlement, claiming there was low property damage, that she had degenerative disc disease, and that the medical bills incurred were unreasonable. Our team defeated all of these arguments and secured a verdict of $244,000 for the client.
Dale Buckner received a $110,000 verdict on a case for our client who was rear-ended with $449 worth of damage. The defendants offered a $15,000 settlement before trial. Our team defended the case, and the jury awarded all past medicals ($60,000), future medicals ($20,000), and past and future pain and suffering of $30,000.