Board Certified Civil Trial Attorney
Florida Bar, 1991
Civil Circuit, 2001
Throughout his more than 20-year career, Frank Miller has earned a solid reputation for his legal acumen and stalwart determination to represent the best interest of his clients while conducting himself with the utmost professionalism. He is a board certified civil trial attorney who has earned an AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell and is listed among Florida’s Super Lawyers.
Stetson University, B.A., Economics, 1988
Stetson College of Law, J.D., 1991
Florida Bar, 1991
Board-Certified Civil Trial Attorney, Florida Bar, 2002
Certified Mediator, Civil Circuit, 2001 – present
Admitted to practice in Federal Court, Middle District of Florida
Member, Hillsborough and Hernando County Bar Association
Former NFLPA certified agent
Frank is an avid sports fan and former collegiate athlete. He is also the host of Frank Talk, a call-in radio show on WWJB in Hernando County, where he also does double duty as the station’s Florida Gator sports commentator. He is married with three children and lives in Brooksville, Fla.
Former president, vice president and treasurer Hernando County Bar Association
Assistant Director, Hernando Youth League Baseball
Appointee, Hernando High School Justice Teaching Program
Teen Court Judge, Hernando County
Sponsor, Hernando Pasco Hospice
A lawsuit was filed against Mr. Miller’s client arising out of a motor vehicle accident in Pasco County. Plaintiff decided to pursue a lawsuit against Mr. Miller’s client personally alleging that the accident resulted in a cervical fusion.
Although there was a rear end collision in which there is a presumption of negligence on the part of defendant, through effective cross examination and preparation of the case, a jury returned a verdict of no liability on the part of Mr. Miller’s client.
Mr. Miller represented a Tampa electric company sued for wrongful death arising out of a motor vehicle accident involving their tractor trailer.
Through discovery and investigation it was determined that the decedent was legally intoxicated at the time of his death. Through the presentation of an effective accident reconstructionist and toxicologist, a verdict of no liability was returned by the jury in favor of Mr. Miller’s client.
Mr. Miller had the honor of representing an eighty-nine-year-old former Marine who was injured by a driver who was under the influence of alcohol. The uninsured motorist carrier refused to provide reasonable compensation and decided to take their chances at trial.
The jury entered a verdict of $153,332.00 as well as $130,000 against the defendant driver. Mr. Miller’s client was also entitled to additional attorney fees and costs from the insurance company.
Mr. Miller represented a residential contractor, sued by a competitor in Federal Court in the Middle District of Tampa alleging copyright infringement of a residential house plan.
Through effective discovery and pleadings filed with the Federal Courts, the court entered a summary judgment in favor of Mr. Miller’s client. The opposing side appealed the case to the 11th Circuit Court of Appeal. Following oral arguments, the Appellate Court agreed with the Trial Court and confirmed the judgment in favor of Mr. Miller’s client. Pursuant to pretrial pleadings and federal statute, Mr. Miller’s client was awarded attorneys fees and costs.
Mr. Miller represented a waterproofing subcontractor sued in a construction defect case alleging certain construction defects resulted in substantial property damage to plaintiff’s condominium unit and personal injury.
After a two week trial in Pinellas County involving numerous experts, a jury returned a verdict of no liability in favor of Mr. Miller’s client.
$7,500,000 In a particularly tragic case, a mother of three young children was widowed when her husband fell to his death in a construction accident. It was determined that neither the owner nor the contractor implemented proper safety procedures which would have prevented this wrongful death. A large confidential settlement was reached with the owner. A lawsuit is currently pending against the contractor’s insurance carrier for collection of the debt.
$850,000 On behalf of a 28-year-old single mom who suffered significant neck injuries when a commercial vehicle cut in front of her causing her vehicle to overturn.
$700,000 On behalf of a client who suffered multiple fractures in a head on collision.
$350,000 On behalf of a client who underwent a cervical fusion after a motor vehicle collision.
$125,000 On behalf of a client who fractured her arm when she fell at a movie theatre.
$75,000 On behalf of a client who slipped and fell on a negligently maintained parking lot and underwent arthroscopic shoulder surgery.
Buoymaster v. Mieras
23 So. 3d 125
City of Inverness v. Chandler
718 So. 2d 952
Coucher v. Licht
731 So. 2d 835
Hicks v. Hicks
4 So. 3d 1231
Elwin Enterprises, Inc.
936 So. 2d 773
Cohen v. Hartley Bros. Construction, Inc.
940 So. 2d 1251
Weeki Wachee Springs, LLC v. Southwest Florida Water Mngt.
900 So. 2d 594
Dream Custom Homes v. Modern Day Construction, Inc.
2011 WL 7764999