Matthew Scarborough

Case Law Updates

  • By: Scarborough Attorneys at Law
  • Published: November 12, 2018

Scarborough Attorneys at Law and GHD Services, Inc. are pleased to announce that GHD's Dr. Ralph Moon and Bob Schulte of Scarborough Attorneys at Law will be presenting a seminar for 1 hour of continuing education credit at the unique, European-inspired Oxford Exchange.  The topic will be...The Science of Tile Mapping and Debonding: Separating Fact from Fiction. The seminar is scheduled…Read More

  • By: Scarborough Attorneys at Law
  • Published: November 9, 2018

On November 8, 2018 St. Johns Circuit Court Judge Howard M. Maltz entered an 11 page Order granting Final Summary Judgment in favor of Farm Bureau finding that the term "water borne material" was not ambiguous and the plain meaning of the term encompasses "any material moved by or carried by water."  Although the term "water borne material" was not…Read More

  • By: Scarborough Attorneys at Law
  • Published: November 6, 2018

Please be advised the Fourth District Court of Appeal has issued an important decision regarding EUO’s and material misrepresentation in the October 24, 2018, opinion entitled Barthelemy v. Safeco, 43 Fla. L. Weekly D2379 (Fla. 4th DCA 2018).  The insured in the instant case, failed to show up for an EUO on three separate occasions and the insurer raised the…Read More

  • By: Scarborough Attorneys at Law
  • Published: October 31, 2018

Scarborough Attorneys at Law is pleased to announce that Matthew Scarborough, Esq. and Robert Schulte, Esq. are offering a seminar for 1 hour of continuing education credit at the unique, European-inspired Oxford Exchange, located at 420 W. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, FL 33602.  Lunch and beverages from Tebella Teahouse and Buddy Brew Coffee will be provided. The seminar is scheduled for November 16, 2018,…Read More

  • By: Scarborough Attorneys at Law
  • Published: October 25, 2018

In a recent September 28, 2018 opinion reversing a summary judgment and attorney fee award and remanding for a new trial, the Florida Fifth District Court of Appeals in State Farm v. Ferranti Case No. 5D16-3980 found that even though the Plaintiff voluntarily dismissed damages related to lower back injuries, the trial Court improperly excluded evidence of those injuries.  The…Read More

  • By: Scarborough Attorneys at Law
  • Published: October 19, 2018

Matthew C. Scarborough is pleased to announce that he will be a speaker at National Business Institute’s seminar on “Damages in Personal Injury”. He will be presenting the following sections: 9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.: Types of Damages in an Injury Suit 9:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.: Documenting the Extent of the Injury 10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.: Quantifying Damages…Read More

  • By: Scarborough Attorneys at Law
  • Published: October 17, 2018

Richard Delisle v. Crane Co., et al.:  In an opinion released on October 15, 2018, the Florida Supreme Court rejected the legislatures Daubert standard, and held that the legislature exceeded its authority in adopting statutes that infringed on the authority of the Supreme Court to determine matters of practice or procedure. Their decision affirmed that Frye, not Daubert, is the…Read More

  • By: Scarborough Attorneys at Law
  • Published: October 16, 2018

Brickell Harbour Condominium v. Hamilton Specialty Insurance Company:  In an opinion released on October 10, 2018, the Florida 3rd confirmed its position on the impartiality of appraisers finding that “an appraiser’s ‘direct or indirect financial interest in the outcome of the arbitration,’ including an arrangement for a contingent fee, requires disclosure rather than disqualification in the case of an appraiser.”…Read More

  • By: Scarborough Attorneys at Law
  • Published: October 1, 2018

Scarborough Attorneys at Law is pleased to announce that Matthew Scarborough, Esq. is offering a seminar for 1 hour of continuing education credit at the unique, European-inspired Oxford Exchange, located at 420 W. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, FL 33602.  Lunch and beverages from Tebella Teahouse and Buddy Brew Coffee will be provided. The seminar is scheduled for October 19, 2018, at 11:30 a.m.…Read More

  • By: Scarborough Attorneys at Law
  • Published: June 1, 2018

Note: This article is part of an ongoing series discussing recent appellate decisions of interest. From Florida’s Supreme Court Ochoa v. Koppel: A commonly encountered tactic in response to service of a proposal for settlement is to a motion for extension of time prior to expiration of 30 day acceptance window.  The argument presented being that until the motion for extension of…Read More

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