Attorney Profile:

Michael G. Archibald

Michael G. Archibald: Attorney with Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.

Biography

Michael provides legal counsel to nationally recognized organizations in the areas of product liability, premises liability, motor vehicle negligence and contract disputes. As a litigator, Michael assists his clients in evaluating claims made against them and, when necessary, defending them at trial.

Prior to joining Marshall Dennehey's Tampa, Florida, office, Michael served as an Assistant Public Defender in Lee County, Florida, where he gained extensive trial experience.

Prior to becoming a Public Defender, Michael sharpened his analytical skills while serving as an Operations Analyst for Lee County government.;

Classes/Seminars Taught

Using Crime Grids in Negligent Security Claims, Marshall Dennehey Florida Claims Symposium - The Best Defense is a Good Offense, Orlando, FL, September 17, 2014;

Published Works

•“Negligent Security Claims In Florida: the “Victim-Targeted” Defense,” Defense Digest, Vol. 23, No. 1, March 2017

• Florida's Proposals for Settlement in Dangerous Instrumentality Cases, Defense Digest, Vol. 16, No. 2, June 2010;

Year Joined Organization

2002;

Events

Florida Claims Symposium - The Best Offense is a Good Defense
Seminar
•Sep 17, 2014

*Complimentary breakfast begins at 8:00am and lunch will be provided.Join the attorneys of Marshall Dennehey for a comprehensive review of the latest legal trends in Medicare, Bad Faith, Social Media Discovery and more.....Topics include:...;

Publications

Negligent Security Claims In Florida: the “Victim-Targeted” Defense
Defense Digest Article
•March 1, 2017

Defense Digest, Vol. 23, No. 1, March 2017by Michael G. Archibald, EsquireKey Points:Negligent security law in Florida is plaintiff-oriented.Experts should be permitted to utilize circumstantial evidence to provide opinions as to..., Defense Digest, Vol. 23, No. 1, March 2017. Defense Digest is prepared by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin to provide information on recent legal developments of interest to our readers. This publication is not intended to provide legal...

Floridas Proposals for Settlement in Dangerous Instrumentality Cases
Defense Digest Article
•June 1, 2010

Florida - Settlements, Key Points:What can be done to avoid paying plaintiff's attorney's fees based on a Proposal for Settlement in a case where one of your insureds is only vicariously strictly liable?Determine if there is a real issue as to..., Defense Digest, Vol. 16, No. 2, June 2010

Florida Claims Symposium - The Best Offense is a Good Defense
Seminar
•Sep 17, 2014

*Complimentary breakfast begins at 8:00am and lunch will be provided.Join the attorneys of Marshall Dennehey for a comprehensive review of the latest legal trends in Medicare, Bad Faith, Social Media Discovery and more.....Topics include:...

Areas of Practice (6)

  • General Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Automobile Liability
  • Trucking & Transportation Liability
  • Hospitality and Liquor Liability

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(813) 898-1803  Phone
(813) 221-5026  Fax
www.marshalldennehey.com
University Attended:
Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University, B.S., Psychology, White and Gold Honor Society, Dean's List; Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University, B.C.J., Criminal Justice, magna cum laude, 1995
Law School Attended:
University of Florida College of Law, Gainesville, Florida, J.D., 1998
Admission:
1999, Florida; 2003, U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida; 2003, U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida; 2003, U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida; 2004, U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
Memberships:

Associations & Memberships

•Florida Bar Association
•Hillsborough County Bar Association
•National Bar Association

Reported Cases:
Significant Representative Matters: Defense verdict in lawsuit filed against a major, nationally recognized retail chain alleging both intentional torts and negligence. Client was entitled to recover attorneys' fees and costs based on issuance of Proposal for Settlement/Offer of Judgment.; Favorable verdict in motor vehicle accident trial in which client admitted negligence in the operation of a motor vehicle. Verdict was favorable in that jury awarded far less than what client had previously offered plaintiff at mediation.; Dismissal of premises liability case after deposition of third party plaintiff. Upon careful interrogation of claimant, it was revealed during the deposition that the documents offered in support of the claim were not what they were purported to be.; Published Works: Florida's Proposals for Settlement in Dangerous Instrumentality Cases, Defense Digest, Vol. 16, No. 2, June 2010
ISLN:
914592134

Peer Reviews

  • 3.2/5.0 1 review
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    3.0/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    2.0/5.0
  • Judgment

    2.0/5.0
  • Communication

    5.0/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.0/5.0
  • 3.2/5.0 by a Principal on 05/17/10 in Personal Injury Defense

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    • Analytical Capability

      2.0/5.0
    • Judgment

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    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

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