Matthew Scarborough

PIP

  • 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: 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: May 13, 2011
The Tampa police busted these clinics for staging accidents in Hillsborough County: Doctor Florida Rehabilitation located on 2123 W. Dr. MLK; Injury Health Care Therapy located on 5537 Sheldon Road; Recovery Rehabilitation Services located on 7025 W. Hillsborough Ave.; and Healing Touch located on 6821 W. Hillsborough Ave. We will continue to keep you posted on these developments.Read More

  • By: Scarborough Attorneys at Law
  • Published: January 26, 2011
Apparently there are conflicting authorities as to when an IME permits an insurer to cut-off PIP benefits.  According to the Eleventh Judicial Circuit, the question as to when an IME serves to cut-off an insurer’s obligation to pay PIP benefits is a question of fact for the jury.  United vs. Asclepius Medical, Inc. (2010).  In United vs. Asclepius Medical, Inc.,…Read More

  • By: Scarborough Attorneys at Law
  • Published: September 10, 2010
In Attorney’s Title Insurance Fund, Inc. vs. Gorka, the Florida Supreme Court finally resolved the issue of whether a joint offer or proposal for settlement which is conditioned on the mutual acceptance of all joint offerees is invalid and unenforceable.  According to the Florida Supreme Court, such an offer or proposal for settlement is invalid because neither offeree can independently…Read More

  • By: Scarborough Attorneys at Law
  • Published: May 12, 2010
In the Holland v. Barfield matter, the Fifth District Court of Appeal determined that in a wrongful death case the trial case erred in compelling a defendant to produce all computer hard drives and all cellphone SIM cards as the Order did not protect against disclosure of confidential and privileged information, nor did it establish a limit or time frame.…Read More