Matthew Scarborough

First Party Property

  • By: Scarborough Attorneys at Law
  • Published: May 3, 2019
Due to extremely high interest, we are pleased to announce that we are presenting a second Assignment of Benefits Live Lunch and Learn on Thursday, May 9, 2019. Scarborough Attorneys at Law and Lisa Miller would like to invite you to attend this informative live session in Tampa, Florida regarding the past, present, and future of Assignments of Benefits –…Read More

  • By: Scarborough Attorneys at Law
  • Published: April 26, 2019
Scarborough Attorneys at Law and Lisa Miller would like to invite you to attend an informative live session in Tampa, Florida regarding the past, present, and future of Assignments of Benefits – including an in-depth discussion of the details of the new 2019 Legislative reforms in House Bill 7065 and Senate Bill 122. Space is limited and if you are…Read More

  • By: Scarborough Attorneys at Law
  • Published: January 30, 2019
Scarborough Attorneys at Law and JS Held would like to invite you to a day of continuing education, food, fun and fellowship.  CE classes will take place in the morning at the indoor pavilion in the morning with a complimentary catered barbecue lunch and Five Stand Clay Target Tournament to follow in the afternoon. Spaces are limited, so be sure…Read More

  • By: Scarborough Attorneys at Law
  • Published: November 15, 2018
Scarborough Attorneys congratulates  Matthew C. Scarborough on another Summary Judgment win!!  This trial order will have great impact on the issue of settlements with multiple parties.  The Plaintiff was rendered a quadriplegic and Plaintiff’s was also wife injured in this tragic accident.  Nine (9) days’ post loss, the insurance carrier tendered its $50,000 total limits to both injured Plaintiffs for…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: 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

  • 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 28, 2013
In a recent decision named Alpine Fresh, the third district court of appeal determined a release of the insurance company and its "agents" signed in the underlying litigation was also a release of the independent insurance agent who provided the policy to the insured. The insurance agents in this case were “general lines agents,” as defined in section 626.015(5)(a)-(e), Florida Statutes (2010),…Read More

  • By: Scarborough Attorneys at Law
  • Published: January 28, 2013
The general standard in most states for proving duty of an insurance agent is outlined below in Merriam: absence of circumstances indicating the insurance agent has assumed a duty beyond the procurement of the coverage requested by the client, the insurance agent has no obligation to advise a client regarding additional coverage or risk management. The key to a successful…Read More

  • By: Scarborough Attorneys at Law
  • Published: November 20, 2012
The Fourth DCA in Slominski v. Citizens Insurance, 37 Fla. L. Weekly D2339, October 3, 2012 determined a summary judgment for the insurer was proper when they established "prejudice".  The insured filed a claim three and one half years post Hurricane Wilma.  Citizens denied the claim asserting the damages could not be related to the Hurricane and the policy required "prompt…Read More