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CALVIN WARRINER III (Cal) has been with the firm for 32 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 Transobturator 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 2044: IN RE: Stryker Rejuvenate and ABGII Modular Hip Implant Litigation, Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee

MDL 2768 IN RE: Stryker LFIT V40 Femoral Head Products Litigation, Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee and Executive Committee

MCL 624: IN RE: Stryker LFIT Anatomic CoCr V40 Femoral Heads 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 solutionAvandiaKugel hernia mesh

Trasylol

Biomet hip implants

Zimmer Durom Cup hip implants

Nuvaring birth controlOrthoEvra birth control

Meridian and Citation TMZF hips

Stryker Rejuvenate & ABG II hip implants

Yaz, Yasmin, Gianvi birth control

Xarelto

Pradaxa

IVC filters

Bard hernia mesh

Wright Medical hip implants

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.

Location

  • 2139 Palm Beach Lakes Boulevard
    West Palm Beach, FL 33409-6601

Education

  • University of Florida , Juris Doctor, graduated 1983
  • University of Florida, Bachelor of Science, graduated 1980

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, Florida Bar Association
  • Florida, Palm Beach County Bar Association

Affiliations

  • American Association for Justice - Member
  • American Bar Association - Member
  • American Board of Trial Advocates - Member
  • General Bar of U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida - Member
  • Florida Bar Association - Member
  • Florida Bar Civil Procedure Rules Committee 1996 – 1999 - Member
  • Florida Bar Rules of Judicial Administration Committee 2011 - Member
  • Florida Justice Association - Member
  • Mass Tort Trial Lawyers Association - Member
  • National Board of Trial Advocates - Member
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association - Member
  • Palm Beach County Justice Association - Member
  • Trial Bar of U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida - Member

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2020 - Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs, West Palm Beach (2020)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
  • Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs

Special Focus

  • Personal Injury

Awards:

  • Best Lawyers in America
  • South Florida Legal Guide’s Top Lawyers in South Florida
  • Law & Politics’ Super Lawyers, the top 5% of lawyers in the state

Publications

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