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Lessons from Hurricane Ike: Texas Revives Statutory Bad Faith

In the recent decision of USAA Texas Lloyds v. Menchaca, the Texas Supreme Court ruled that homeowners and other insureds can rely on Texas law to seek damages against insurance

  • July 24, 2017

Insurance Company Reservation of Rights Letters—Better be Specific!

A recent case decided by the Supreme Court of South Carolina, Harleysville Group Insurance v. Heritage Communities Inc., exemplifies an important lesson for lawyers on both sides of the insurance

  • June 26, 2017

Considerations When Suing an Insurance Company

Suing an insurance company is something that happens frequently in the United States, but there are a number of general questions that need to be thought out by lawyers before

  • June 11, 2017

Natural Nuisances: Mother Nature Isn’t Liable, You Are!

Our firm recently obtained a pair of related victories: We first won the trial, then won the appeal. In this case, a neighboring shopping center’s negligent maintenance of their property’s

  • May 23, 2017

CLE Course: Recent Litigation and Legislation in Insurance Law

In addition to my law practice, I have the honor of serving as a faculty member on LawLine.com, which is the largest online, continuing legal education (CLE) provider in the

  • April 10, 2017

Mental and Nervous Limitations in Long-Term Disability Policies

Many, if not all, group long-term disability policies contain a mental and nervous limitation, as do some individual disability insurance policies. Typically, the limitation stipulates that the policy will only

  • April 6, 2017

Mediating a Long-Term Disability Case: The New Norm?

After having mediated hundreds of—and settled well over a thousand—long-term disability cases, I have found that mediation has now become the standard in the long-term disability industry for resolving disputed

  • March 14, 2017

Trying a Long-Term Disability Case: The Big Gamble?

Having participated in a number of long-term disability trials over the years, I can tell you that the trial process is an exhilarating experience—for an attorney—but is a very daunting

  • March 6, 2017
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Lessons from Hurricane Ike: Texas Revives Statutory Bad Faith

In the recent decision of USAA Texas Lloyds v. Menchaca, the Texas Supreme Court ruled that homeowners and other insureds can rely on Texas law to seek damages against insurance

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Late Notice is Not Always Late!

A case was just decided in January of this year by the highest court in the state of Maryland, which is known as the Maryland Court of Appeals. What the

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