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General Defense
4770 Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 1200
Miami, Florida 33137
Telephone: 305-539-0909
Fax: 305-530-0661
Emer/After Hrs: 305-799-3054
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Established: 1992

Practice Areas
  • Admiralty and Maritime Law
  • Amusement Law
  • Asbestos Litigation
  • Automobile Litigation
  • Automotive Products Liability
  • Bodily Injury
  • Carrier Defense
  • Casualty Defense
  • Commercial General Liability
  • Commercial Transportation Litigation
  • Commercial Liability
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Comprehensive General Liability
  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Complex Litigation
  • Complex Tort Litigation
  • Construction Defect
  • Construction Law
  • Construction Liability
  • Construction Litigation
  • Corporate Litigation
  • Daycare Liability
  • Defense Litigation
  • Dram Shop Liability
  • Employment Practices Liability
  • Entertainment Law
  • Environmental Liability
  • Environmental Litigation
  • First and Third Party Defense
  • First Party Defense
  • Garage Liability
  • General Defense
  • General Defense Civil Litigation
  • General Liability
  • General Litigation
  • Health Care Liability
  • Insurance Coverage & Defense
  • Insurance Defense
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Law Enforcement Liability
  • Litigation Defense
  • Litigation
  • Marine Liability
  • Mass Tort
  • Medical Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Medical Products Liability
  • Medical Products Litigation
  • Mold Litigation
  • Municipal Liability
  • Municipal Litigation
  • Negligent Security
  • Nursing Home Defense
  • Nursing Home Liability
  • Nursing Home Litigation
  • Personal Injury Defense
  • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Pharmaceutical Litigation
  • Pharmacy Defense
  • Planning and Zoning Litigation
  • Police Liability Defense
  • Police Liability Litigation
  • Pesticide Litigation
  • Premises Litigation
  • Premises Liability
  • Premises Security
  • Product Liability
  • Product Liability Defense
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Liability (Non-Medical) Defense
  • Personal Liability
  • Property Defense
  • Property Liability
  • Public Officials Defense
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Property and Casualty
  • Restaurant Liability
  • Retail and Restaurant Defense
  • Retail Liability
  • Retailers and Chain Restaurant Litigation
  • Risk Management
  • Self-Insured Defense
  • Sinkhole/Earth Movement
  • Slip and Fall
  • Sports and Entertainment Liability
  • Sports Claims Defense
  • Sports Insurance Defense
  • Tort Claims Defense
  • Tort Liability
  • Tort Litigation
  • Toxic Torts
  • Transportation
  • Truck Liability
  • Trucking Industry Defense
  • Trucking Law
  • Trucking Liability
  • Trucking Litigation
  • Wrongful Death
  • Automobile Liability
  • Construction Claims
  • Contracts
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Employment Law
  • Trucking
  • Resorts & Leisure Liability
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About Us
Hightower, Stratton, Novigrod, Kantor is well known throughout Florida for their aggressive strategies in the defense of prominent, nationwide businesses. This boutique defense firm was founded in 1992 by Dale R. Hightower who is one of Florida's most experienced and successful litigators. The firm offers personalized and immediate services to its business partners and has become known as the "go to" law practice for companies who are frustrated by more conventional approaches. Corporate decision-makers with insight turn to Hightower, Stratton, Novigrod, Kantor due to their use of cutting edge techniques that produce great results. The firm's litigation strategies are cost effective and efficient; conveniently giving their business partners early resolutions.
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Additional Locations
Orlando, Florida
151 Southhall Lane, Suite 140
Orlando, Florida 32751
Telephone: 407-352-4240
Fax: 407-352-4201
West Palm Beach, Florida
330 Clematis Street, Suite 201
West Palm Beach, Florida 33401
Telephone: 561-833-2022
Fax: 561-833-2140
Tampa, Florida
4427 West Kennedy Boulevard, Suite 225
Tampa, Florida 33609
Telephone: 727-209-1373
Fax: 727-209-1383
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Client Information
Insurance Clients
Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc.G4S Wackenhut
Safe Auto Insurance CompanyTravelers Insurance Company
Zurich Insurance Company
Non-Insurance Clients
American Automobile AssociationFlorida Department of Transportation
Hillstone Restaurant Group, Inc.Marriott International, Inc.
Publix Super Markets, Inc.Sysco Corporation
Waste Management, Inc.
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Personnel Information
Founder & Senior Managing Partner
Dale R. Hightower
Miami, FL
  • Florida, 1983
  • U.S. District Court, District of Florida, 1984
  • U.S. District Court, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1989
  • The Florida Bar
  • Dade County Bar Association (Board of Directors, 1985-1988)
  • South Florida Claim Association
  • New York Claim Association
  • American Trucking Association
  • Defense Research Institute (Trucking Law Committee)
  • Florida Trucking Association
  • Florida Defense Lawyers Association
  • Transportation Lawyers Association
  • Florida Southern College, B.S., 1980
  • Cumberland School of Law at Samford University, J.D., 1983
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Christopher S. Stratton
Managing Partners
Daniel M. NovigrodLee A. Kantor
Scott W. PlankeyMichael Costello Esq.

10 Commandments to Avoid Premise Liability Suits by Dale Hightower
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High Profile Cases
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