Ed Carbone Appointed to the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM) Journal Editorial Review Board

September 29, 2015

Roig Lawyers, a minority-owned, multi-practice litigation law firm dedicated to serving clients across six offices throughout Florida, is pleased to announce that Ed Carbone, managing partner of the Tampa office, has been selected to serve a two-year term on the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM) Journal Editorial Review Board.

The Journal Editorial Review Board’s responsibilities are to develop a strategic plan for Journal content; solicit, peer-review, and edit articles for the quarterly Journal of Healthcare Risk Management.

Established in 1980, ASHRM is a personal membership group of the American Hospital Association (AHA) with nearly 6,000 members representing risk management, patient safety, insurance, law, finance, and other related professions.

ASHRM promotes effective and innovative risk management strategies and professional leadership through education, recognition, advocacy, publications, networking, and interactions with leading healthcare organizations and government agencies. ASHRM initiatives focus on developing and implementing safe and effective patient care practices, the preservation of financial resources, and the maintenance of safe working environments.

Carbone is the head of the firm’s healthcare practice and primarily represents hospitals, physicians, hospices, and other healthcare providers. 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. Carbone is a graduate of Boston College (B.A., 1991) and Boston College Law School (J.D., 1994).