Medical Malpractice Defense
John C. (Jay) Webber joined the firm in 2016. His practice focuses on healthcare issues and the liability of healthcare professionals, and general liability litigation. He has also handled maritime law and insurance coverage matters, as well as many complex litigation matters, including class-action lawsuits, Americans with Disabilities Act lawsuits, civil rights cases and construction accidents in both state and federal court. In addition, he has worked with clients to develop better quality assurance programs and to assist with proactive risk management.
He is admitted to practice in Florida, New York and Connecticut. He completed his undergraduate education at the University of Connecticut and earned his J.D. from Fordham University School of Law in New York in 1999.
Mr. Webber has published articles dealing with liability for medical residents and on nursing home negligence and co-authored a chapter on managed care liability in a book on nursing malpractice.
He has received an AV Preeminent® rating from Martindale-Hubbell which reflects the greatest degree of ability and integrity as recognized by the legal community including judges and attorneys. He is also an active member of the community, including serving on the Village of Wellington's Education Committee.
University of Connecticut (B.A., 1992)
Fordham University School of Law (J.D. 1999)
The Florida Bar (2008)
The New York Bar (1999)
Connecticut Bar (1999)
U.S. District Court for Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Florida
U.S. District Court for Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
Defense Research Institute
Palm Beach County Bar Association
Vasquez v. YII Shipping Co., Ltd., 59 Fed.Appx. 841 2014 A.M.C. 1804 (11th Cir.2014 )
Evanston Ins. Co. v. Sun West Acquisition Corp. 2014 WL 988764 (M.D. Fla. 2014)
Thomas v. Poveda, 518 Fed.Appx 614 (11th Cir. 2013)
Vasquez v. YII Shipping Co,. Ltd., 692 F.3d 1192 2012 A.M.C. 2796 (11th Cir. 2012)
Access Now, Inc. v. LifePoint Hospitals, Inc., Slip Copy 2012 WL 13081448 (D.N.M. 2012)
Creative Hospitality Ventures, Inc. v. U.S. Liability Ins. Co., 444 Fed.Appx. 370 (1111 Cir 2011)
Pasqua v. Bon Secours New York Health System, Inc.. 13 Misc. 3d 1036, 827 N.Y.S.2d 548 (NY 2006)