Matthew Scarborough

Bodily Injury

  • 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: April 29, 2014
As a trial recap, the plaintiff, Danais Santana, asserted that she has $17,000 in medical bills as a result of an October 2009 accident. The Plaintiff filed, years ago, and before any of these people were involved, a proposal for settlement for $4,250. Therefore, if this plaintiff received a verdict totaling roughly $5,500, our insured would be exposed to approximately $200,000…Read More

  • By: Scarborough Attorneys at Law
  • Published: February 6, 2013
Culpepper Kurland law firm long on image, short on trials By Steve Nohlgren, Times Staff Writer In Print: Sunday, January 27, 2013 It was a minor rear-end collision with no obvious injuries. But when a Sebring jury finally had its say last month, that 3-year-old fender bender created a legal milestone. The Tampa law firm of Culpepper Kurland at last…Read More

  • By: Scarborough Attorneys at Law
  • Published: January 15, 2013
Hulk Hogan Wrestles With Laser Spine Center in Lawsuit Professional wrestler Hulk Hogan claims in a medical malpractice lawsuit that a Florida-based surgery company that advertises on the Internet and television persuaded him to undergo a half-dozen “unnecessary and ineffective” spinal operations, worsening his back problems. Hogan, whose real name is Terry G. Bollea, seeks $50 million for lost work…Read More

  • By: Scarborough Attorneys at Law
  • Published: November 19, 2012
The Fourth DCA in James v. Veneziano, 37 Fla. L. Weekly D2338, Oct 3,2012 held that while a Defendant'a medical records showing  health problems in the form of a brain tumor causing memory issues may have to be examined by the court, they can't be produced unless and until the court has an "in camera" inspection. The inspection is to determine…Read More

  • By: Scarborough Attorneys at Law
  • Published: November 8, 2011
Here is a link to a New York Times article that provides confirmation that MRIs are overused and not clinically important unless correlated with symptoms. Click here to view articleRead More

  • By: Scarborough Attorneys at Law
  • Published: August 17, 2011
Page 16 of the August 17, 2011 edition of the Tampa Bay Times (TBT) has some persuading statistics and commentary about the issued of staged car accidents throughout Florida. It is certainly worth a read.  Read More

  • By: Scarborough Attorneys at Law
  • Published: August 16, 2010
The Florida Third District Court of Appeal recently ruled in United Automobile Insurance Company vs. Ontero, an insured who assigns his personal injury protection (PIP) benefits to a provider does not have standing to later sue his or her insurer for those benefits. In Ontero, the plaintiff, Angel Ontero, suffered injury in an automobile accident. He subsequently sought treatment from…Read More

  • By: Scarborough Attorneys at Law
  • Published: August 4, 2010
On April 14, 2010, the Governor signed into law Section 768.0755, Florida Statutes, which places the burden of proof on a plaintiff in a slip-and-fall case to prove actual or constructive knowledge by the premises owner or operator of the existence of the transitory foreign substance that caused the fall.  Under the new law the plaintiff may prove constructive knowledge…Read More

  • By: Scarborough Attorneys at Law
  • Published: April 25, 2010
In the case of Mercury Insurance vs. Bautista, 35 Fla. L. Weekly D454 (2010) the Fourth District Court of Appeal held that Mercury Insurance did not owe coverage to an employee sued by another employee for negligence pursuant to an exclusion that provides that Mercury does not have a duty to defend for: (more…)Read More