Florida Medical Malpractice Defense Attorney Edward Carbone Joins Roig, Tutan, Rosenberg, Martin & Stoller, P.A.

January 6, 2014

Roig Lawyers today announces the launch of a medical malpractice defense group, based in the firm’s new Tampa office. Edward J. Carbone, formerly a shareholder in the Tampa office of Carlton Fields, will lead the new medical malpractice defense team.

Mr. Carbone represents a wide variety of healthcare providers, including hospitals, physicians, and hospice services, in federal, state, and appellate courts. His litigation experience includes the defense of claims involving medical malpractice, birth injury, catastrophic brain injury, wrongful death, and the collection of medical debt.

The Florida Neurological Injury Compensation Association (NICA) no-fault compensation program for birth-related neurological injuries is of particular interest to Mr. Carbone, who has written on the topic and handled NICA-related claims.

“Ed Carbone is known to many Florida healthcare providers for his high-profile litigation record in defending hospitals and doctors,” said founding partner Fernando Roig. “Expanding our roster of legal defense services to include medical malpractice reinforces our commitment to serve the entire state of Florida,” adds managing partner Michael Rosenberg.

Mr. Edward Carbone is licensed in Florida and Massachusetts and admitted to practice in Florida state courts, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit. Earlier in his career, he served as a judicial law clerk for The Honorable Arthur Minuskin of the Superior Court of New Jersey. He earned his J.D. in 1994 from Boston College Law School, and a B.A., cum laude, in 1991 from Boston College. Mr. Carbone is AV® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and listed in Best Lawyers in America (2013-2014).

Associate attorney Jacqueline R. Ambrose, formerly a business litigation associate in the Tampa office of Carlton Fields, is also joining Roig Lawyers. She is experienced in matters relating to creditors’ rights, bankruptcy, commercial litigation, products liability, real estate, and the defense of institutional lenders. Ms. Ambrose has defended national title insurance underwriters in class action cases.

Rounding out the new Tampa team will be associate attorneys Miguel Raul Roura and Peter S. Nayrouz, formerly associates in the St. Petersburg office of Banker Lopez Gassler P.A. They are both experienced in many areas of insurance defense, with a focus on Personal Injury Protection (PIP) and insurance fraud (SIU) litigation.