Mr. Radel’s practice is devoted to third-party liability defense issues, and the defense of self-insureds. He is a former Partner of Butler Pappas, practicing in its Tampa office. Mr. Radel has tried cases in Florida, Ohio and Kentucky, and has had extensive mediation experience throughout the State of Florida. Additionally, he has extensive experience in several areas of large-loss liability defense including, but not limited to, premises liability; long-term health facilities; sexual misconduct; employment; products liability; brain injury; and psychological and neuropsychological claims. He has defended lawsuits filed against churches and other religious and charitable organization; hotels, bars and convenience stores; restaurants and small businesses; long-term care facilities; and manufacturers. Mr. Radel is a member of the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (FDCC), where he has served as chairperson for the Healthcare Practice Section and vice-chairperson of the Pharmaceutical Litigation Section; the Defense Research Institute (DRI), serving as co-chairperson of the Trial Techniques Sub-Committee for the Defense Research Institute’s Products Liability Section; and the American Bar Association (ABA). Mr. Radel is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell. He has chaired and/or spoken at over twenty conferences for the FDCC, DRI and ABA, and given in-house presentations to numerous insurance companies, self-insureds, and church and charitable entities.

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