Scott H. Silver

Scott H. Silver

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Workers' Compensation Attorney in Plantation, FL

MKRS Law
 | 1200 S Pine Island Road, Suite 850
Plantation, FL 33324
Phone: 954-776-9966
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2012, 2017 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1986
Practice Areas:
  • Workers' Compensation: Employer/Insurance
Attorney Profile

Mr. Silver has received Martindale-Hubbell's highest rating for legal ability and ethical standards, indicating his professional excellence;  been named a 'Best Lawyer' by The Best Lawyers in America; included within Corporate Counsel Magazine's edition of the Best Lawyers in America; was an invited guest on both Forbes Business Network and Time Magazine's broadcast interviews on their American Premier Lawyer presentations: topics entitled 'Minimizing Workers' Compensation Claim Exposure' and 'Proactive & Aggressive Approaches to Combat Workers' Compensation Fraud' respectively; been selected for inclusion in the National Register's Who's Who in Executives and Professionals; recognized by the South Florida Legal Guide as both a 'Top Lawyer in South Florida' as well as a 'Top Lawyer in the Practice Area of Workers' Compensation'; and designated a 'Super Lawyer' by Florida Super Lawyer Magazine; designated individually with a 'Best Lawyer' honor by US News and World Report's affiliated publication of Best Lawyers in America.  Scott H. Silver is one of Florida's most prominent workers' compensation litigators.  Mr. Silver is a senior equity partner and manages firm operations for the Fort Lauderdale office while maintaining an active litigation and trial caseload.   He is a certified expert speaker in the field of workers' compensation who frequently lectures to claims professionals, employers, risk managers, and attorneys with an emphasis on aggressive defense litigation strategy, accelerated claims closure and adjuster ethics.  Mr. Silver is a member of the Florida Workers' Compensation Institute's Planning Committee for its annual Educational Conference with a concentrated focus on developing the Claims Professional's breakout programs.  LANDMARK DECISIONS: Brandsmart v. Schaffer. Mr. Silver successfully litigated a set limitation to the number of personal questions that could be directed to the employer representative. The First DCA granted MKRS's petition and specifically identified a number of personal questions no longer appropriate for discovery through an employer representative (barring of course any unusual need in a specific case). PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:  Member, Workers' Compensation Section of The Florida Bar Member of Planning Committee, Florida Workers' Compensation Institute's annual Educational Conference SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS:  Mr. Silver is a frequent presenter at both the Florida Workers' Compensation Institute's annual Educational Conference and the Workers' Compensation Claims Professional's Management Conference.  Additionally, he lectures to employers, insurance carriers and servicing agent groups regarding their individual and specific legal issues/concerns. CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES: The Florida BarCertified Workers' Compensation Instructor, Florida Department of InsuranceThe Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Instructor 

About Scott Silver

Admitted: 1986, Florida

Professional Webpage: http://www.mkrs.com/attorneys/fort-lauderdale/scott-h-silver...

Honors/Awards:

  • Named a 'Best Lawyer' by Best Lawyers in America
  • Recipient of Martindale-Hubbell's highest rating for legal ability and ethical standards
  • South Florida Legal Guide recognition: 'Top Lawyer in the Practice Area of Workers' Compensation'
  • Invited guest on TIME Magazine's Premier Lawyers Broadcast on American Airlines
  • Inclusion in Martindale-Hubbell's List of Pre-Eminent Lawyers
  • Inclusion in the National Register's Who's Who in Executives & Professionals
  • Selected for inclusion within Corporate Counsel Magazine's Best Lawyers in America Edition
  • South Florida Legal Guide recognition: 'Top Lawyer in South Florida'     
  • Invited guest on Forbes Business Network's Special Tribute to America's Premier Lawyers

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Workers' Compensation Section of The Florida Bar
  • The Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Instructor
  • Certified Workers’ Compensation Instructor, Florida Department of Insurance
  • Member of Planning Committee, Florida Workers' Compensation Institute's annual Educational Conference

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Mr. Silver is a frequent presenter at both the Florida Workers' Compensation Institute's annual Educational Conference and the Workers' Compensation Claims Professional's Management Conference.  Additionally, he lectures to employers, insurance carriers and servicing agent groups regarding their individual and specific legal issues/concerns.

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • LANDMARK DECISIONS:Brandsmart v. Schaffer. Mr. Silver successfully litigated a set limitation to the number of personal questions that could be directed to the employer representative. The First DCA granted MKRS's petition and specifically identified a number of personal questions no longer appropriate for discovery through an employer representative (barring of course any unusual need in a specific case).

Representative Clients:

  • Autonation, Brandsmart, HCA Heathcare, Skanska Granite.

Videos:

  • TIME Magazine's Premier Lawyers Broadcast on American Airlines - Scott H. Silver, Esquire

Educational Background:

  • B.A. University of Miami, 1983
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Office Location for Scott H. Silver

1200 S Pine Island Road
Suite 850
Plantation, FL 33324

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Last Updated: 8/27/2019

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