- What is Cyber Subrogation?
- Increasing Scrutiny of Boilerplate Objections
- Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code § 82.008: A Shield for Manufacturers in Design-Defect Causes of Action?
- Texas Seeks to Deter Insurance Fraud in the Wake of Severe Weather Events
- Flood Lawsuits Against Government Agencies
- Houston Flooding Relief Assistance and Other Useful Info
- Texas Supreme Court Analysis of USAA v. Menchaca
- The Decline of Res Ipsa Loquitur Actions in Texas
- House Bill 62: Texting Ban and the Standard It Sets
- Certificate of Merit Requirements in Texas
Showing 2 posts from September 2017.
Introduction: A Model for Insurance Fraud
In recent years, numerous public insurance adjusters, contractors illegally acting as public adjusters and attorneys have used severe weather events, like the 2012 Hidalgo County hailstorms, to manipulate a profit from the subsequent flood of insurance claims. A typical model used to maximize profit on fraudulent insurance claims starts with canvassers going door-to-door convincing homeowners they are entitled to more compensation than their insurance company provided. Read More ›
Historic flooding recently occurred as a result of Hurricane Harvey. This flood reached levels never before recorded, even eclipsing the record recently established during the Tax-Day Flood of 2016. As a result of this most recent flood, the Army Corps of Engineers and local officials decided to release water from the Addicks and Barker reservoirs. This release of water by a governmental agency presents a major legal hurdle for liability: governmental immunity. Read More ›