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  • MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT GRANTED ON BAD FAITH / RELEASE / SETUP ISSUE

    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 it...

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  • Last Month in Florida Appeals – May 2018 Edition

    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 ...

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  • Culpepper Kurland in the Spotlight

    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 con...

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  • Retain Copy of Release when Claims filed

    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 ...

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