Practice Areas

Auto & Trucking Negligence

We understand and appreciate what commercial trucking does to keep our country moving, as well as the inherent risk that comes with millions of vehicles logging billions of miles. Approximately 500,000 accidents involving commercial trucking occur every year in the United States. Hightower, Stratton, Novigrod & Kantor offers its clients the capability of Instant Response Investigations, where an attorney will be on the scene of any accident within the State of Florida. This allows for the proper documentation and preservation of critical evidence along with cloaking all conversation at the accident scene under Attorney-Client Privilege.

With decades of experience defending the country’s largest multi-billion dollar Waste Disposal company, along with renowned commercial trucking entities, we provide aggressive representation to limit company exposure for injuries that may stem from the alleged negligence of a driver. We are here to assist in understanding any angle an injured claimant may use to try to impose liability on your driver or company.  Our attorneys will be there with you from the day of the accident through a jury verdict. We are ready, willing, and able to fight for you in court!

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What Our Clients Say

As a Commercial Trucking Litigation Supervisor, I have found Hightower, Stratton, Novigrod & Kantor to be not only extremely knowledgeable but personable and readily available. It is difficult in today’s commercial claims arena to find a Defense Firm who is willing to accept the challenge of mitigating the existing exposures by building a solid yet economically feasible defense. My comfort level in combatting the litigious mentality of some is by far exceeded with Hightower, Stratton, Novigrod & Kantor.
Dale, I just wanted to let you know in all my past experience as a Florida Adjuster how impressive I think Herb is. He does an amazing job not only with the critical incidents but in every aspect of the claim from medical specials to property damage issues. He is an incredible asset to us and our client with his consistency, reliability, responsiveness and knowledge. In our line of work folks are very quick to complain (present company included of course) and rarely take the time to call someone our when they do an amazing job. I am taking a minute to let you know but I am sure you already know that about him! Thank you and your team for all you do!
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Lee and his team at Hightower do a fantastic job with our construction cases. They are zealous in their defense of clients, practical in their assessments and tremendous communicators about the ins and outs of cases. I continue to be thankful for their representation of our insureds and for their professionalism and friendship.
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Michael and his team at Hightower, Stratton, Novigrod & Kantor are incredibly knowledgeable about Premises Liability Law and are exactly the kind of trusted partners our company values. They instill a sense of confidence by laying out the facts, case law, and risk assessment to help make well-informed decisions. They are not afraid to defend vigorously, while maintaining professionalism and civility. If I need to engage outside counsel, I would turn to Hightower, Stratton, Novigrod & Kantor without hesitation.
Dan Novigrod and his team are very professional, thorough, proficient, and knowledgeable.  They take time to explain matters that may be unclear and they were very flexible in scheduling. Dan’s team demonstrated an ability to grasp our unique qualities and tailor their approach to the case accordingly. I absolutely would recommend them and definitely intend to continue using them for the foreseeable future!