Miguel R. Roura is a partner in the Tampa office of Roig Lawyers.

Miguel concentrates his practice in the areas of Personal Injury Protection (PIP)/No-Fault litigation and fraud (SIU) investigations. He also defends clients in cases involving bodily injury, uninsured motorist, property damage, and general liability litigation. The identification and investigation of fraudulent claims represents a significant portion of Miguel’s practice.

As a skilled trial attorney, Miguel has tried over thirty cases in circuit and county court. He is also experienced in the use of alternative dispute resolution techniques, including mediation and arbitration, as a means of litigation avoidance.

The Florida Department of Financial Services has approved Miguel to teach continuing education courses for insurance companies, adjusters, and investigators.

Prior to joining the firm, Miguel was an associate attorney in the St. Petersburg office of an insurance defense firm. He also served as an Assistant State Attorney for the Sixth Judicial Circuit.

While in law school, Miguel was the Recent Developments Editor for the Stetson Law Review. He was also recognized as a recipient of Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges distinction.

Awards & Rankings

  • AV® Preeminent™ Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Florida Super Lawyers, Rising Stars (2016-Present)
  • Florida Insurance Fraud Education Committee, Insurance Attorney of the Year, Nominee (2012)
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  • The Florida Bar, Member
  • Florida Defense Lawyers Association (FDLA), Young Lawyers Committee, Co-Chair
  • Barney Masterson Inn of Court, Past President
  • University Club (St. Petersburg), Board of Directors
  • St. Petersburg Bar Association, Member
  • Medical Claims Defense Network, Member
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance, Member
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Speaking Engagements

  • Presenter, “Ridesharing Generation: Insurance Implications and Complications,” National Insurance Carrier, June 2019
  • Presenter, “Jeopardy – Annual Case Law Update,” FDLA – Florida Liability Claims Conference, June 2019
  • Presenter, “Siri, Where’s My Car? – Autonomous Vehicle Technologies,” National Insurance Carrier, August 2018
  • Presenter, “Deal or No Deal – A Case Law Update,” Florida Liability Claims Conference, June 2018
  • Presenter, “Introduction to Windshield Litigation,” 24th Annual Florida Insurance Fraud Education Committee (FIFEC) Committee, June 2016.
  • Presenter, “Depositions, How to be prepared and What to expect,” Sentry, June 2016.
  • Presenter, “Public Adjusters & SIU,” HomeFirst Agency, May 2016.
  • Presenter, “Public Adjuster & SIU,” Assurant, April 2016.
  • Presenter, “5-hour adjuster Law and Ethics Update,” AssuranceAmerica, April 2016.
  • Presenter, “Examinations Under Oath and the Law,” Assurant, March 2016.
  • Presenter, “Emerging Trends in PIP SIU,” Farmers Insurance,” March 2016.
  • Co-Presenter, “Intro to Windshield Defense Litigation,” ROIG Lawyers Monthly Lunch & Learn, December 2015.
  • Presenter, “PIP Updates,” Gallagher Bassett Services Inc.,” September 2015.
  • Co-Presenter, “Depositions, How to be Prepared and What to Expect,” Travelers, September 2015.
  • Co-Presenter, “Adjuster Law & Ethics Update”, Farmers Insurance, August 2015.
  • Presenter, “Emerging Trends in PIP SIU,” Kemper Insurance, August 2015.
  • Co-Presenter, “Emerging Trends in PIP SIU,” AssuranceAmerica Insurance, August 2015.
  • Co-Presenter, “Mechanisms Available to Adjusters During Review for Regulatory and Compliance Issues,” Florida Insurance Fraud Education Committee (FIFEC) 23rd Annual Conference, June 2015.
  • Co-Speaker, “Insurance Defense and the Tripartite Relationship, including ethics,” The Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education Committee and Young Lawyers Division, May 2015.
  • Co-Speaker, “Update to Florida PIP Law,” Allstate Insurance Company, January 2015.
  • Co-Speaker, “5-Hour Law and Ethics Update,” Esurance, January 2015.
  • Co-Speaker, “5-Hour Law and Ethics Update,” IASIU, October 2014.
  • Speaker, “Accident Report Privilege,” Travelers Insurance Company, July 2014.
  • Co-Speaker, “5 Hour Law and Ethics Update,” Allstate Insurance Company, June 2014.
  • Co-Speaker, “Emerging Use of State Regulatory Compliance in PIP Defense and Insurance Adjuster Law,” FIFEC 2014.
  • Co-Speaker, “Building Partnerships between SIU & Defense Counsel in PIP Claim Investigations,” FIFEC 2013.
  • Co-Speaker, “Bridging the Gap Between the SIU Team and the Legal Defense Team: Partnerships in the Investigation of PIP Claims,” International Association of Special Investigation Units (IASIU), January 2013.
  • Co-Speaker, “Bridging the Gap Between the SIU Team and the Legal Defense Team: Partnerships in the Investigation of PIP Claims,” FIFEC 2012.
  • Co-Speaker, “Evidence of Insurance Fraud: Finding it, Using it, and Getting it to The Jury,” FIFEC 2011.
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  • “Show Me the Money: Thinking Outside the Box to Combat Personal Injury Cases,” Florida Defense Lawyers Association Trial Advocate Quarterly, Fall 2015
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Community Involvement

  • Sarasota Trap, Skeet & Clays, Board of Directors
  • Lawyers for Literacy, Volunteer
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Admitted to Practice

  • Florida, 2008
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