Edward J. Carbone, Partner at Roig Lawyers, Named to The Best Lawyers in America© 2015
August 18, 2014
Roig Lawyers, a minority-owned litigation law firm dedicated to serving clients across seven offices throughout Florida, is proud to announce that Edward J. Carbone, managing partner in the Tampa office, has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2015 in the field of Health Care Law.
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About Edward J. Carbone: Edward is the managing partner in Roig Lawyers’ Tampa office and the partner in charge of the firm’s medical malpractice group. Mr. Carbone has primarily represented hospitals, physicians, hospices, and other health care providers.
As a litigator, he defends providers against claims for medical malpractice, general negligence, billing and collections issues, and other claims, both at trial and on appeal. He has significant experience handling birth injury claims, including disputes over the applicability of Florida’s Neurological Injury Compensation Association (NICA) no-fault compensation program for birth-related neurological injuries.
As an advisor, he helps health care providers manage their risks and seek to reduce the frequency and severity of claims. He offers health care providers risk management advice to help them comply with the various laws and regulations that govern them and to help them try to prevent claims from arising.
Ed has particular interest in medical ethics and consent to treat issues, including end-of-life decision making, living wills, and advance directives.
Ed also has substantial experience with Florida’s public records and public meetings (Sunshine) laws, commercial litigation, general civil litigation, including representation of day care centers and sports organizations, and hospital lien litigation.
He frequently lectures on health care-related topics such as hospital liability for medical malpractice, deposition preparation, medical confidentiality, privacy, and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Earlier in his career, Ed was a law clerk for the Honorable Arthur Minuskin of the Superior Court of New Jersey.
Ed is AV® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, and has been named in Best Lawyers in America.
He is a graduate of Boston College (B.A., 1991) and Boston College School of Law (J.D., 1994).