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

QPWB Receives Defense Verdict
for Physicians in Wrongful Death
Action

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
Case

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

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U.S. Virgin Islands Defense Verdict

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

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

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

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QPWB Gets Sinkhole Defense Verdict on
First-Party Claim

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QPWB Lawyers Obtain Defense Verdict
for Retailer Within Three Minutes

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QPWB Defense Attorneys Get Directed
Verdict on Behalf of Retailer

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JCC Sides with Defense – Denies
Claimant Benefits for TPD

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QPWB Trial Lawyers Get Dental
Malpractice Defense Verdict

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

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Attorney At Law

valdez_webThomas A. Valdez is a partner in the Tampa office of Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A. Mr. Valdez focuses his practice on the defense of long term care, medical malpractice, legal malpractice, general liability, commercial and construction claims in both state and federal courts. He has successfully represented clients in litigation, alternative dispute resolution, trial, and appellate matters.

Mr. Valdez serves as Chair of the firm’s Appellate Practice Group, which provides clients with both traditional appellate services and proactive trial support services, and devotes a significant portion of his practice to appellate matters. Mr. Valdez also devotes a significant portion of his practice to litigating and trying cases as a member of the firm’s Litigation and Trial Practice Group.

During the course of his career, Mr. Valdez has litigated and tried cases in courts throughout the state; and has argued cases in all five of Florida’s District Courts of Appeal and the Florida Supreme Court. Mr. Valdez’ victories include a recent appellate victory in Benjamin v. Tandem Health Care, Inc., a case in which the Florida Supreme Court held that Article 10, Section 25, Florida Constitution (“Amendment 7”), did not apply to “nursing homes” or “skilled nursing facilities.”

Mr. Valdez has written a number of articles and has lectured extensively on health care issues at the local, state and national level. He has been a guest speaker at several conferences attended by health care industry groups, health care professionals, attorneys and clients.

Mr. Valdez first joined Quintairos, McCumber, Prieto & Wood, P.A., in 1998, and became a partner in 2002. In 2003, he left the firm to become a founding partner in the firm of McCumber, Inclan, Daniels, Valdez, Buntz & Ferrera, P.A., before returning to Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A., in 2006.

A 1991 graduate of the University of Florida, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration (Finance), Mr. Valdez earned his Juris Doctor magna cum laude from the Florida State University College of Law in 1997. During law school, he served as the President of the Florida State University Moot Court Team, was an active member of the Spanish-American Law Student Association, and was recognized for outstanding advocacy (Inductee, Order of the Barristers), leadership (Inductee, Seminole Torchbearer’s Leadership Honorary) and pro bono work.

Mr. Valdez is a member of The Florida Bar, the Pennsylvania Bar, the Hillsborough County Bar Association, and the American Bar Association.  He is also admitted in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.

 

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

4905 West Laurel Street
2nd Floor
Tampa, FL 33607
Telephone: (813) 286-8818
Facsimile: (813) 286-9998
 
 

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