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Property Insurance Lawyers In Texas Find Evolving Laws Challenging

The Texas winter storm of 2021 resulted in billions of dollars of damage and property insurance claims.

“A wake-up call to many property insurance lawyers in Texas,” described Plano area LeMaster & Ahmed property insurance attorney Nejat Ahmed, who recently contributed to the most recent issue of The Journal of Texas Insurance Law. “At its core it was an analysis of the recent changes in property insurance law in Texas with legal…
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Insured Commercial Property Owner Suffering Hail and Wind Damage to Its Roofing System Survives A Motion to Dismiss by Travelers

In Albion Invest. Inc. v. Travelers Casualty Ins. Co. of America, 2020 WL 7041817 (E.D. Tex. Dec. 1, 2020) the court considered a motion to dismiss filed by the insurer, Travelers.  Travelers sought to dismiss the claims of its insured, Albion Investments, Inc. (“Albion”).  Albion owned commercial property which was covered by a policy issued…
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Two More Wins for the Policyholder: The Texas Supreme Court Twice More Finds Extra-Contractual Claims Survive Payment of Appraisal Award

The Texas Supreme Court is on a roll for policyholders!  We recently reported on the Barbara decision where the Texas Supreme Court upheld extra-contractual claims of insureds even after an appraisal award was paid by the insurer (read more about it on our previous article here) and three cases that followed  (you can learn about those…
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