Michael D. Cerasa

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Longwood, FL

The Cerasa Law Firm LLC
 | 2170 W State Road 434, Suite 152
Longwood, FL 32779
Phone: 407-995-6770
Fax: 407-995-6772
Selected to Rising Stars: 2013 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2005
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Insurance Coverage (20%)
Attorney Profile

The founder of The Cerasa Law Firm LLC, Michael D. Cerasa, focuses his practice primarily on personal injury and wrongful death litigation. Located in Orlando, Florida, he provides dedicated representation to clients in the greater metropolitan area and throughout the state who have suffered economic and noneconomic harm due to the negligence or recklessness of other persons or entities. The types of matters that Mr. Cerasa has handled in this regard have arisen out of truck and other motor vehicle crashes, defective medical devices, auto-pedestrian accidents, and premises liability. During his career, he has been able to obtain several high-dollar settlements and jury awards on behalf of his clients.

In addition to the foregoing, Mr. Cerasa has represented women who have developed ovarian cancer using talcum powder manufactured by Johnson & Johnson, and he has participated in litigation against the same company regarding one of its blood thinning products. He has also assisted homeowners and business owners in actions against property insurance companies, and he has represented owners of Audi and Volkswagen diesel models in litigation regarding environmental pollution. The quality of his work in all of these areas has not gone unnoticed by his fellow attorneys, who have given Mr. Cerasa a 10.0 "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo.

Admitted to practice before all Florida state courts, Mr. Cerasa is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida as well as before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit. He attended Florida State University College of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor cum laude in 2005. Mr. Cerasa's professional memberships include the Central Florida Trial Lawyers Association.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (40%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Personal Injury - Products (40%): Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical, Products Liability

Insurance Coverage (20%): Insurance, Bad Faith Insurance

Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical, Products Liability, Insurance, Bad Faith Insurance

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 7 years

Rising Stars: 2013 - 2019

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About Michael Cerasa

Admitted: 2005, Florida

Professional Webpage: https://www.cerasa-law.com/about-us/meet-michael-cerasa/

Honors/Awards:

  • Recognized as a Florida Super Lawyer

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida
  • Florida State Courts, since 2005
  • Florida Justice Association (FJA)
  • Central Florida Trial Lawyers Association (CFTLA)
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ)

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Corporate Volunteer Chair - Autism Speaks of Central Florida, 2013

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Cunningham v. Liberty Mutual Fire Insurance Company
  • Ayres v. USAA Casualty Insurance Company

Educational Background:

  • Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, cum laude, 2001
Office Location for Michael D. Cerasa

2170 W State Road 434
Suite 152
Longwood, FL 32779

Phone: 407-995-6770

Fax: 407-995-6772

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Last Updated: 1/7/2019

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