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Eric is a civil litigator.  He has handled numerous cases involving medical negligence, premises liability, car crashes, trip and falls, business disputes, wrongful death, and federal tort claim act claims. Eric has handled numerous medical malpractice matters which have resulted in six and seven figure settlements for his clients.  Most notably Eric recently resolved a wrongful  death of  an  infant  medical 

Eric presently sits on the board of directors for a Tampa based non-profit, Wheels for Success.  He has served on that board for four years.  Wheels of Success is an organization that provides transportation in the form of donated cars to persons who have a job, but cannot afford to purchase a car to get there.  Eric was also a board member of the Young Lawyer Board for the Florida Justice Association where he assisted in the FJA's activities of fighting for the rights of injured Floridians.  Eric was a member of the Cheatwood Inn of Court from 2010-2011 and 2013-2016. 

Practice Focus:
Automobile Collisions
Medical Malpractice
Wrongful Death Litigation
Civil Litigation
Personal Injury

Trip and Fall

Premises Liability

Catastrophic Injury


University of Florida, Levin College of Law, J.D. - 2009

New College of Florida, B.A., Political Science - 2004

Bar Admissions:

The Florida Bar - 2009

U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida - 2009

U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida - 2009

U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida - 2012

medical malpractice matter where the total settlement value of the case exceeded $1.4 million.

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Dan handles a variety of complex civil cases including medical malpractice, catastrophic injury and wrongful death actions, as well as breach of contract, real estate and construction disputes. Recently, Dan obtained a $3.4 million jury verdict on behalf of his client who was injured in an automobile collision in Polk County, Florida. Dan is a relentless litigator and has obtained numerous judgments and settlements for his clients throughout the state of Florida.  

Dan is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest rating awarded by that organization. Dan was selected to Super Lawyer Magazine's list of Rising Stars from 2009-2015.  He is a member of the Florida Justice Association, the Hillsborough County Bar Association, the University of Florida Alumni Association and St. Lawrence Catholic Church. He was a barrister with the J. Clifford Cheatwood American Inn of Court from 2011-2013 and he is also an alumnus of Tampa Connection.

Practice Focus:

Automobile Accidents
Business Litigation
Medical Malpractice
Wrongful Death Litigation
Civil Litigation
Personal Injury

University of Cincinnati, J.D., 2002
University of Florida, B.S., with high honors in Industrial Engineering, 1999

Bar admissions:
The Florida Bar – 2002
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida – 2004
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida – 2008

Representative professional affiliations:
The Florida Bar Trial Lawyers, Health Law, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Sections

Hillsborough County Bar Association, Trial Lawyers Division.

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