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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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  • New Fourth District Court of Appeal Decision Regarding EUO’s

    Please be advised the Fourth District Court of Appeal has issued an important decision regarding EUO’s and material misrepresentation in the October 24, 2018, opinion entitled Barthelemy v. Safeco, 43 Fla. L. Weekly D2379 (Fla. 4th DCA 2018).  The insured in the instant case, failed to show up for an EUO on three separate occasions and the insurer raised...

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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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