Mark S. Roman

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Clearwater, Florida

Roman Austin Personal Injury Lawyers
Mark S. Roman
Roman Austin Personal Injury Lawyers

Practice Areas: Personal Injury; view more

Licensed in Florida since: 1986

Education: Florida State University College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2024
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Roman Austin Personal Injury Lawyers

1811 N. Belcher Road
Suite I-1
Clearwater, FL 33765 Visit website

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As the founder of Roman Austin Personal Injury Lawyers, Mark S. Roman has over 35 years of experience fighting for victims who have suffered serious personal injury or wrongful death caused by the negligence of others. He serves clients in Clearwater, Florida, in matters involving car accidents, bicycle accidents, construction accidents, slip and fall accidents, traumatic brain injury accidents, skylight injury accidents, ATV accidents and all other accidents involving severe personal injury cases in Clearwater.   

Mark Roman truly cares about his clients and balances empathy with stellar trial advocacy. The firm's core purpose is to help rebuild the lives of the injured and the families who have suffered a catastrophic losses. 

Mark Roman has been certified by the Florida Bar as a Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer, less than 2% of all attorneys in Florida hold this certification.  Other honors include, AV Preeminent Rated by Martindale Hubbell - highest rating; a member of the Multi Million Dollar Advocates Forum; AVVO Superb Rating 10 - highest rating; Tampa Bay's Top Lawyers - Tampa Bay Magazine.    In 2016, he secured one of the top 50 verdicts in the State of Florida for a traumatic brain injury victim.  Mr. Roman has also been successful in obtaining a $3 million judgment against the Pinellas County School Board after his client was run over by a school bus.  Mr. Roman was able to beat the sovereign immunity cap and successfully presented a claims bill to the Florida Legislature.  The claims bill was passed unanimously after Mr. Roman presented oral argument to the Florida legislature and Governor Ron DeSantis signed the bill in favor of his client, securing the $3 million judgment in her favor.

Mr. Roman is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida as well as before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit.

Mark Roman also serves personal injury victims in New Port Richey, St. Petersburg, Tampa, and all other cities in the Tampa Bay Area of Florida. He has obtained over 150 million dollars in settlements and verdicts for his clients. Mr. Roman helps injured victims of car accidents in Tampa, truck accidents, bicycle accidents, pedestrian accidents, slip and falls, and more.

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Roman Austin Personal Injury Lawyers - Clearwater Office
1811 N. Belcher Road, Suite I-1, Clearwater, FL 33765
(727) 787-2500

Roman Austin Personal Injury Lawyers - New Port Richey Office
2515 Seven Springs Blvd. New Port Richey FL 34655
(727) 815-8442

Roman Austin Personal Injury Lawyers - Tampa Office
6601 Memorial Hwy Suite 202, Tampa, FL 33615, United States
(813) 686 7588

 

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards. 

Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Brain Injury, Construction Accident, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

  • 100% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 1986, Florida

Professional Webpage: https://romanaustin.com/mark-s-roman/

Honors/Awards:
  • Lawyer of Distinction Award, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024, New York Times
  • Selected as one of Tampa Bay's Top Lawyers by Tampa Bay Magazine , Tampa Bay Magazine - Tampa Bay's Top Lawyers , Tampa Bay Magazine , 2023
  • Tampa Bay Magazine, in conjunction with Martindale-Hubbell, selected Mark Roman as one of Tampa Bay's Top Lawyers according to the July / August 2010 issue, Tampa Bays Top Lawyers - Tampa Bay Magazine, Tampa Bay Magazine, 2010
  • Million Dollar
  • Mark Roman was lead counsel, obtaining $4,356,001.00 Jury verdict, which was the 36th highest jury verdict obtained in the State of Florida in 2016. Fortson vs. Mercedes Benz of Melbourne, et cal, Top 100 Jury Verdicts in State of Florida, www.topverdict.com, 2016
Other Outstanding Achievements:
  • Lawyers of Distinction award, 2019 - Present 
  • Avvo Rating 10 out of 10, 2007 - Present
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2006 - Present 
  • Multi Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2017 - Present 
Educational Background:
  • University of Florida, B.S. Journalism, 1981
  • Tarpon Springs High school - 1977
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • American Association of Justice, Member
  • Florida Justice Association, Member
  • Silver Client Champion - Martindale Hubbell, 2019
  • Recertified - Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer - 5 year period, 2018
  • Member, The Florida Bar Grievance Committee, 6th Circuit Pasco County Former Member, The Florida Bar Grievance Committee, 6th Circuit Pinellas County
  • Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer - 5 year period; recertified 2013, The Florida Bar
  • Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer, by the Florida Bar; 5 year period of certification, 2008
  • Former Chamber of Commerce President, City of Dunedin
Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • $1,000,000.000 settlement for husband and wife injured in a rear end accident.  , 2022
  • 1.5 million dollar policy limit tender for bicyclist who traveled in the path of a vehicle, outside a crosswalk, sustaining multiple catastrophic injuries.  , 2024
  • Mark Roman obtained a $3 million dollar judgment for Maria Garcia, a client who was struck by a Pinellas County School Bus.  Our client, a 44 year old woman was walking to her job across a crosswalk on  US 19.  A pinellas county owned shcool bus struck her and rolled over her with its rear wheels.  The client had a white corssing signal before she entered the crosswalk, giving her right of way at the intersection. Mr. Roman successfully presented a claims bills to the Florida State Legislature in order to obtain the $3 million dollar judgment. He argued in front of a special committee in Tallahassee during the 2023 legislative session.  There was not a dry eye in the house.  The bill passed unanimously and Mark Roman was successful in securing the $3 million dollars after Governor Ron Desantis signed the Bill into law.  , 2023
  • $1,000,000.00 settlement - skylight injury victim.  Injured party fell through a poorly maintained skylight causing serious orthopedic injuries.  Attorney Mark Roman secured policy limit tender of $1 million dollars within 30 days of demand.  , 2021
  • $500,000 settlement. A young woman was rear-ended by an SUV which totaled her vehicle. After extensive treatment and four surgeries, the insurance company was not making any acceptable offers and was still fighting us on liability. Litigation ensued and this case settled at Mediation for $500,000, 3 months prior to a jury trial set to commence., 2019
  • $4,356,000.00 Verdict - Traumatic Brain Injury Victim. The client was rear-ended with great force by an employee of Mercedes Benz of Melbourne on a rural highway in South Florida. The collision was so powerful that three cars were totally destroyed and the client was rendered unconscious. The client sustained multiple fractures to her arm and ribs, damage to her shoulder, and brain damage. The jury deliberated almost 4 hours at the conclusion of a 6 days trial in Brevard County., 2016
  • $572,000.00 Settlement. A middle-aged man was rear-ended at a high rate of speed on the highway. He sustained head, neck, and back injuries but did not require surgery. The at-fault driver tendered policy limits but filed a lawsuit against an underinsured motorist carrier. Seven months later, a settlement was reached in the amount of $572,000., 2019
  • $1,175,000.00 Settlement - Traumatic Brain Injury Victim. The man was injured when his work van was hit and flipped over, causing him to be ejected from his vehicle, crushing his skull. Investigation revealed work van was not equipped with operable seatbelts. A lawsuit against his employer, who was responsible for the maintenance of the work van, resulted in a $1,175,000 settlement., 2008
  • $1,450,000.00 Settlement for an injured pedestrian. A woman sustained a fractured pelvis when she was pinned between 2 cars in a parking lot.  The insurance company refused to take a claim seriously prior to trial. The verdict was 10 times the amount of the policy limit she sought. State farm later settled her bad faith claim and we collected the entire excess judgment plus fees and costs., 2006
  • $2,700,000.00 Verdict for Truck Accident Victim.  After a six day trial, a Pasco County Jury awarded our clients $2,161,000.00 for wife and $631,900.00 for husband. The wife sustained a head injury and had spine surgery.  The husband injured his hands, shoulder and knee, 2007
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Recertified - Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer - 5 year period, 2023
  • Recertified - Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer, 5 year period., 2018
  • Recertified - Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer 5 year period, 2013
  • Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer by The Florida Bar, 2008
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Annual Donor - Tarpon Springs Fundamental Elementary School; Palm Harbor University High School Football Booster, St. Petersburg High Football Booster; Lakeview Fundamental Elementary School; The Back Pack Lady Project; Clothes To Kids , 2023
  • Suncoast Animal League - Dogtoberfest - Ride for the Animals - annual sponsor , 2023
  • Clothes to Kids - annual underwear drive for kids less fortunate, 2023
  • Pinellas Hope - volunteer local homeless shelter, making and serving meals, 2016
  • Contributor, Snack program for local elementary schools. Providing monthly individually wrapped snacks during time of pandemic, 2020
  • Donor various young athletic clubs - soccer, baseball, band, performing arts, 2018
  • Contributor, BackPack Lady Project, 2015 - Present, supplies backpacks to children in local schools, 2020
Industry Groups:
  • 10 AVVO Rating; Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer
  • AV Rated By Martindale Hubbell
  • Consumer Advocate
  • Super Lawyer

Office location for Mark S. Roman

1811 N. Belcher Road
Suite I-1
Clearwater, FL 33765

Phone: 727-947-9692

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4 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2024

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