Tag Archives: Hurricane Dolly

Back on the Texas Ranch-Hurricane Litigation and Settlement Discussions are Raging

The Texas hurricane insurance coverage disputes caused by Hurricane Dolly and Hurricane Ike are fully engaged. Texas’ two year statutes of limitation are approaching. New law suits are being filed, pending lawsuits are being set for trial, settlement conferences are causing great frustration, and the discovery battles between insurance counsel and policyholder counsel are considerable … Continue Reading

Insurers Using New Claims Handling Tricks To Deny Payment

(*Note:  This Guest Blog is by Jean Niven, an attorney in the Tampa office of Merlin Law Group). Hurricane season is fast approaching, leaving coastal residences and businesses vulnerable to the whims of Mother Nature. Surviving natural disasters should not be just a warm up to the difficulties encountered in filing an insurance claim. The … Continue Reading