Michael Feiner

Michael A. Feiner is a partner in the Fort Lauderdale office of Steinger, Greene & Feiner. Since being admitted to the Florida Bar in 2001, Michael has devoted his practice to representing plaintiffs throughout Florida in various tort and strict liability cases and has successfully litigated cases against national insurance companies, large public companies, and governmental agencies, resulting in tens of millions of dollars for his clients. He has handled all types of personal injury and wrongful death cases on behalf of plaintiffs, including automobile negligence, premises liability, medical malpractice, product liability, dog bites, and sexual harassment. Michael’s product liability case against Microsoft, as well as his representation of victims of sexual harassment and abuse by physicians, has garnered him important media attention at both the local and national levels. Michael is an experienced trial lawyer and successfully argued an appeal to the Fourth District Court of Appeal. In the reported decision Ortlieb v. Butts, 849 So.2d 1165 (Fla. 4th DCA 2003), Michael persuaded the Fourth District Court of Appeal that a directed verdict on liability was appropriate where the defendant did not rebut the presumption of negligence of a rear driver in a rear-end collision.

5 Questions You Need to Ask Before Hiring an Injury Lawyer in Florida

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Everything can seem very hectic after a car accident. Even if you are not injured, will likely have to add a lot of stress to your life just to deal with the tasks associated with car accidents. If you are injured and you speak with a Florida car accident attorney, then you should know what to

Train Crossing Safety Upgraded After Fatal Accident in Jupiter

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Jupiter, Fla. – It’s been exactly one year since Jo Rintamaki and her grandsons Tristan and Skyler Prestano were struck and killed at the railroad crossing in Jupiter. The family was struck by an Amtrak train on Nov. 23, 2019. While on their way to a campaign trip. The accident took place at 1 p.m.

What a Home Inspector Looks During a Property Damage Assessment

After your home is damaged, your insurance company may respond to notice of a claim with a property inspection. They will hire a third-party inspector to examine the property damage and note any issues or concerns that may impact policy coverage. The adjuster will have their own home inspection checklist, something they will use to

Hurricane ETA – Important Property Damage Info for Homeowners

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Hurricane ETA is on her way through Florida and seems to be circling back for another pass. Weather forecasts are having trouble predicting what path ETA will take next and the models seem to be changing often. One thing we know for sure is that Hurricane ETA will cause damage to homes. Damage caused by Hurricane ETA

Understanding Roof Damage and Homeowners Insurance

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Your roof is a critical part of your home’s structure, and any damage caused to it should be repaired quickly. If the damage was caused by a storm, natural disaster, or another sudden event, the cost of fixing the roof could be covered by your homeowner’s insurance policy. Understanding roof damage and how this is

5 Signs That Your Roof is Too Old

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Depending on when you purchased your home, you should’ve gotten a home inspection that informed you of the age and integrity of your roof. That way, the home’s roof could be maintained or replaced on a schedule that saves the homeowner money and unexpected repairs. Roof Damage is No Joke  Roof health is critical to

10 Places to Look for Mold in Your House

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Left untreated, invasive mold could cost you your health and your home. Like other fungi, mold decomposes the matter or material that it grows on, so it can penetrate walls or ceilings and weaken the building’s structure. Particularly devastating mold infestations can cause home foundations to collapse or become so weak that you’ll need to

Understanding Your Homeowner’s Insurance Policy

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Owning a home is a massive responsibility. A homeowner’s insurance policy is the best way to protect your most valuable asset. For many people, holding a homeowner’s insurance policy is a lot like owning an air conditioner: they’re glad to have one, but they’re not sure what’s in it. That’s where experienced property damage lawyers

How to File a Homeowner’s Insurance Claim

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If your home or belongings are damaged during a disaster, crime, or accident, you will want to use your homeowner’s insurance policy to cover your losses. Filing a property damage claim can be relatively easy, as long as you follow the proper steps and thoroughly document your losses. This is why we have created this

5 Things to Know About Property Damage Claims

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Serious damage to your home or business can stop life in its tracks. It can leave you displaced and without income for the foreseeable future, all while the insurance company balks and looks for as many ways to avoid paying out as possible. So what should you know about property damage claims?   To say