Oct 01st
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QPWB Lawyer Successfully Defends
17 Workers’ Compensation Petitions
including Claim of Permanent
Total Disability and Psychiatric

QPWB Attorneys Secure Back-to-Back
Defense Verdicts in Medical
Malpractice Trials

QPWB Gets Defense Verdict
in Medical Malpractice Claim – Treatment
Administered by Physician is not
Attributable to Stroke or Plaintiff’s Death

QPWB Gets Defense Verdict - Carrier
Resolves Sinkhole Claim Investigation
According to Policy and
Florida Statutes

QPWB Receives Defense Verdict
for Physicians in Wrongful Death

QPWB Kentucky Trial Attorneys
Receive a Complete Defense Verdict
in Insurance Coverage Dispute and
Bad Faith Claim

QPWB Defense Shows Phone
and GPS Records Verify Misrepresentations
and False Statements in
Insurance Claim

QPWB Obtains Defense Verdict
in Nursing Home Arbitration Wrongful
Death Action

QPWB Gets Sinkhole
Defense Verdict – No Structura
Damage caused by
Sinkhole Activity

QPWB Obtains Defense Verdict
in Nursing Home Arbitration Wrongful
Death Action

QPWB Obtains Defense Verdict
in Nursing Home Arbitration

QPWB Receives Defense Verdict for
School District of Lee County in a
Commercial Vehicle Wrongful Death Claim

QPWB Gets Sinkhole Defense Verdict
– Secondary Soils Settlement
and Stucco Deficiencies Caused
Damage to House

QPWB Attorneys Achieve a Defense
Verdict in Nursing Home Arbitration

QPWB Attorney Appointed to Jacksonville
Aviation Authority Board – Jacksonville
Mayor Appoints QPWB Partner Edward M. Booth, Jr.
to JAA Board


U.S. Virgin Islands Defense Verdict


QPWB Lawyers Obtain Summary
Judgment for Homeowners Insurance
Carrier Based on Late Notice


QPWB Lawyers Obtain Summary
Judgment for Port Everglades Terminal
Operator and Stevedore for Injuries to a
Cruise Ship Passenger


QPWB Gets Defense Verdict for
Assisted Living Facility on
Wrongful Death Charge Claim for
Failing to Follow Physician's Order


QPWB Gets Sinkhole Defense Verdict on
First-Party Claim


QPWB Lawyers Obtain Defense Verdict
for Retailer Within Three Minutes


QPWB Defense Attorneys Get Directed
Verdict on Behalf of Retailer


JCC Sides with Defense – Denies
Claimant Benefits for TPD


QPWB Trial Lawyers Get Dental
Malpractice Defense Verdict


QPWB Gets Sinkhole Defense
Verdict – Shows Damage to Building was
Caused by Organic Materials in


Attorney At Law

Ashley B. Winstead is a partner in the Jacksonville office of Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A. where she concentrates her practice on insurance defense litigation.  She has significant experience defending clients in general liability, professional liability, products liability and premises liability matters.  Her practice also includes defending employers in workers compensation matters.

A graduate of the University of Tennessee, in 2004 she received a Bachelor of Arts cum laude in political science.  Mrs. Winstead earned her Juris Doctor from Florida Coastal School of Law in Jacksonville, Florida in 2007.  While in law school, she was a member of Phi Delta Phi Legal Honors Fraternity and the Criminal Law Society.

Mrs. Winstead is licensed to practice law in Florida.  She is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Middle and Northern Districts of Florida.  Mrs. Winstead is a member of the American Bar Association; the Florida Bar Trial Lawyers Section and the Young Lawyers Division; the Jacksonville Bar Association; the Jacksonville Women Lawyers Association; and the Defense Research Institute.

Select representative matters:

  • Obtained defense verdict on behalf of a restaurant against claims of negligence in a premise liability, slip and fall matter.
  • Obtained summary judgment on behalf of the State of Florida Department of Transportation against claims of negligence during a road-widening project.
  • Obtained summary judgment for client related to claims of negligence in failing to warn of the presence of alligators on Big Talbot Island State Park, and failing to take adequate steps to prevent an attack. 


  • Co-author, “The Future of Peer Review: Physician Candor vs. Patient Right” Defense Research Institute’s The Voice, Vol. 8 Issue 32, August 12, 2009.


Jacksonville Office
Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A.

One Independent Drive
Suite 1650
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Telephone: (904) 354-5500
Facsimile: (904) 354-5501