Michael A. Garcia

Partner
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Direct: 305.787.3041
Coral Gables
One Alhambra Plaza
Suite 1455
Coral Gables, FL 33134
T: 305.787.3409
F: 786.259.0620
 
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Michael Garcia has more than 24 years of civil litigation experience defending matters involving premises liability, personal injury, general liability, professional negligence, and wrongful death claims. Additionally, Michael serves as local counsel to numerous nationwide retailers.

Litigating cases in State and Federal Courts, Michael handles a wide array of matters and disputes involving franchise agreements or between franchisors and franchisees. His practice includes drafting and reviewing lease agreements for retailers, restaurants, landlords and other entities with a special focus on premises liability issues. 

Within the maritime sector, Michael specializes in managing personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits initiated by passengers, crew members, and offshore workers employed on both commercial and private vessels. Additionally, he handles litigation involving claims such as commercial disputes, liens, vessel seizures, cargo damage, and collisions.

Michael's practice also includes handling pharmaceutical products liability matters. He represents pharmaceutical companies including generic manufacturers involved in MDL proceedings. He manages cases from the time of the decision to petition for MDL status through the trial and settlement of "bellwether" plaintiffs. He conducts depositions, develops expert testimony concerning causation and damages issues, and engages in motion practice and oral argument to eliminate opponents' causation experts on Daubert grounds.

Born and raised in Miami, Michael grew up in the family restaurant business and as part of his practice now defends restaurants, including national brands and franchises.

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