The very essence of civil liberty is the right of every individual to claim the protection of the laws whenever he receives an injury.
- Justice John Marshall
C. CALVIN WARRINER III (Cal) has been with the firm for 26 years and has been a shareholder since 1991. He joined the firm as a seasoned trial attorney and is Board Certified as a Civil Trial Lawyer by both The Florida Bar and the National Board of Trial Advocacy, as well as being a Diplomate of the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys. He has been nominated by his peers and received the distinction of being included in the prestigious publication The Best Lawyers in America, as well as Best Lawyers in Florida. He has been selected numerous times by the publication Super Lawyers, as well as The South Florida Legal Guide, as a top litigator.
Mr. Warriner focuses his practice on defective drug and medical device cases and has served in leadership in the following coordinated cases:
-MDL 2004: IN RE: Mentor Corp. Obtape Tansobturator Sling Products Liability Litigation, Co-Lead Counsel
-MDL 2197: IN RE: DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc., ASR Hip Implant Products, Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee
-MCL 296: IN RE: Stryker Rejuvenate and ABG II Modular Hip Implant Litigation, Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee
-MDL 2299: IN RE: Actos Products Liability Litigation, Science Committee
-MDL 2100: IN RE: Yasmin and Yaz Marketing, Sales Practices and Relevant Products Liability Litigation, Science Committee
He also has substantial experience and has resolved numerous claims for clients involved in the following cases:
-Shoulder Pain Pumps
-Hormone Replacement Therapy
-Bausch & Lomb Contact Lens Solution
-AMO Contact Lens Solution
-Kugel Hernia Mesh
-Biomet Hip Implants
-Zimmer Durom Cup Hip Implants
-NuvaRing Birth Control
-OrthoEvra Birth Control
-Yaz, Yasmin, Gianvi Birth Control
Mr. Warriner has served The Florida Bar in many ways since being admitted, including two terms on the board of governors of the Young Lawyers Section of The Florida Bar and most recently The Florida Bar Rules of Judicial Administration Committee. From 1988-2002 Mr. Warriner served on the Fifteenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission and was its chairman in 2002.
Mr. Warriner is an honors graduate of the University of Florida Levin College of Law. He was raised in Panama City, Florida.