Frank Garcia joined the firm in August 2004 concentrating his practice in the area of workers’ compensation insurance defense. In 2007, Frank opened Moran Kidd’s Miami office and has since worked as managing attorney of that office.
Prior to being admitted to the Florida Bar, Frank gained legal experience as a Florida Supreme Court certified legal intern representing clients in family law cases. He also interned with the Miami State Attorney’s Office and the Florida Department of Transportation. During law school, Frank served as the first Hispanic President of the University of Florida’s Student Bar Association.
Frank focuses his practice on representing employers, self-insured funds, carriers and third party administrators at the trial and appellate levels. He handles workers’ compensation cases throughout the State of Florida, with an emphasis on claims arising in Palm Beach, Broward, Miami-Dade and Monroe counties. Frank defends claims involving issues of compensability, repetitive trauma, apportionment/allocation/reimbursement, indemnity benefits and various medical issues. Frank also handles appeals of workers’ compensation matters for the firm’s statewide insurance defense practice. Frank has also worked with several employers to handle matters involving general releases, separation of employment agreements, and return to work programs. Frank holds the Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent® rating, which is the highest possible rating for an attorney for both ethical standards and legal ability.