Brett A. Panter is a Florida Bar Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer and primarily practices in the area of Complex Civil Litigation including but not limited to Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home Neglect, Product Liability, Premises Liability, Mediation, and Aviation Litigation such as in this plane crash case.
Brett A. Panter was lead counsel in Brown v. Alba-Martinez, M.D., a medical malpractice case, and on October 30, 2009 a jury rendered $8.5 million verdict. At age 30, Brett Panter was lead counsel Stark, West and Clay v. Alamo Rent A Car, where a jury rendered a $7.7 million verdict. That verdict was upheld on appeal in Clay v. Alamo, 586 So.2d 394 (Fla. 3rd DCA 1991). After all appeals were exhausted Alamo paid the families over $9.5 million. Mr. Panter also served as lead counsel in Garcia v. Florida Erectors, Inc., a construction accident case. On May 22, 2009, a jury found a sub-contractor negligent and rendered a verdict of $3.6 million. Mr. Panter was also lead counsel in American Aerial Lift, Inc. v. Perez, 629 So.2d 169 (Fla. 3d DCA 1993), rev. denied, 637 So.2d 233 (Fla. 1994), in which a jury rendered a $1.7 million verdict. The Perez case was appealed to the Supreme Court. Mr. Panter’s closing arguments in the cases of Stark and Perez were published nationally. As lead counsel in Del Risco v. Industrial Affiliates, Ltd., 556 So.2d 1148 (Fla. 3d DCA 1990), Mr. Panter obtained a jury verdict for his client in the amount of $1.5 million. Mr. Panter has achieved many other settlements in complex claims resulting in recoveries greater than $1 million. Additionally, Mr. Panter was lead counsel in a $7 million settlement in a case where Simon Rider was ejected from his golf cart and sustained traumatic brain injuries. Please see our Verdicts and Settlements page for a list of all of our firm’s results.
Brett A. Panter was born in Newark, New Jersey on April 29, 1959.