Matthew Scarborough

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  • By: Scarborough Attorneys at Law
  • Published: October 31, 2019
In a ruling of interest to those following trends at the trial court level concerning attorney fee claims following the Florida legislature's recent passage of AOB reform, Scarborough Attorneys Partner Bob Schulte recently secured a ruling in Polk County for our client Family Security Insurance Company striking the fee claims of an AOB Vendor plaintiff pursuant to s. 627.428 and…Read More

  • By: Rosanna Lombardi
  • Published: September 6, 2019
Matthew Scarborough will be presenting a seminar for 1 hour of continuing education credit at the unique, European-inspired Oxford Exchange. The topic will be...Destroying LOP's.   The seminar is scheduled for September 20, 2019, at 12:00 p.m. at Oxford Exchange, located at 420 W. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, FL 33602. The seminar will be held in the Smith Room, located on the second…Read More

  • 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: 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 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

  • By: Scarborough Attorneys at Law
  • Published: December 3, 2015
We presented our initial arguments relating to the unambiguous contractual provisions within the landscaping contract between Wilhelm and Sarasota County, along with the deposition of Michael Wilhelm in support of our position that Wilhelm did not have any supervisory or maintenance duties relating to the properties they serviced. Plaintiff argued that 1 Wilhelm had the responsibility to supervise and maintain…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: 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 27, 2012
In Lunas v. Cooperativa, 37 Fla. L. Weekly D2568, 2nd DCA, November 2, 2012, the Second District Court of appeal reversed the trial court's order granting a motion to enforce settlement between an insurer and insured.  In this sinkhole case, the insured demanded to settle a claim requesting two checks: one payable to the insured and mortgagee and the other to the…Read More