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.

Orlando Workers Compensation Laws

WORKERS' COMP LAWS IN ORLANDO

Any company or organization should have a policy for employees who are injured on the job. It is required by Florida law that all companies carry insurance for their employees, and that includes companies in Orlando.1 The law states that workers are immediately eligible for statutory benefits after suffering a compensable injury or illness.2 It’s

5 Questions to ask your Orlando Car Accident Lawyer

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Ask any personal injury lawyers and they’ll tell you the same thing: Most accidents leave motorists unprepared and confused about what to do. Road accidents are traumatic experiences leaving not only a physical scar to those involved but also financially overwhelming due to medical bills. Whether it is losing a limb, amputation, or death, a

Tragic Car Accident Changes the Lives of 5 Teens in Orlando

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Orlando, Fla. – A car accident near the intersection of John Young Parkway and CR Smith Street on Saturday, January 9, has claimed the lives of 2 young men and injured another 3. The crash took place around 10:30 p.m. when the vehicle carrying all 5 teenagers veered off the road and collided with an

Car Accident Claims Life of Four Close Friends on New Year’s Morning

Yulia Gelats Car Accident Claims

Miami, Fla. – In a tragic turn of events, four close friends were all killed in a car accident in the early hours of the morning this past New Year’s Day. Only one of the names of the four has been released by investigators; the 21-year-old Florida Internal University student of psychology, Yulia Gelats. The

Pedestrian Struck in Berry Hill After a DUI Car Accident Has Been Identified

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Nashville, TN. – A 55-year-old man was struck and killed by a train in Berry Hill on Friday night around 8: 30 p.m. at the intersection of Nolensville Pike and Welshwood Drive. Police say the man was walking near the tracks at the time of the accident. Investigators have also confirmed that the man was pronounced

I Was a Passenger In a DUI-Related Car Accident

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No car accident is pleasant. No one hopes they are involved in a collision involving thousands of pounds of steel moving at high speeds. It is never our idea of a great night. But a DUI-related car accident seems to be that much worse, maybe because it could have been avoided if the other driver

DUI Leaves Man Charged For Alleged Killing of 27-Year Old Woman

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Fort Lauderdale Fla. – A 26-year-old Lauderdale Lakes man has been charged with DUI manslaughter, among many other charges, for the killing of 27-year-old Palla Acosta in a crash in Pompano Beach on February 19, 2020. At the time of the crash, the accused and a passenger were traveling at 96 miles-per-hour on Northeast 10th

Who Is Responsible for a Truck Accident Caused by a Defective Tire?

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When disaster strikes, who is responsible? That is the key question most personal injury lawyers spend their time answering. One question we have heard from time to time is, who is responsible for a truck accident caused by a defective tire? Driving is not just about getting behind the wheel to get to your destination. It’s not