Tag Archives: Tina Nicholson

Texas Windstorm Insurance Network Symposium Set May 11 in Dallas

Texas is where "the game" is being played regarding insurance coverage disputes in 2010. The Windstorm Insurance Network will hold its second Texas Insurance Symposium on May 11, 2010, in Dallas, Texas, where many of the issues related to windstorm coverage will be discussed. Certainly, the coverage issues raised by Hurricane Ike litigation will be highlighted.… Continue Reading

What to Do When You have a Possible Insurance Claim

(Note: This Guest Blog is by Tina Nicholson, an attorney with Merlin Law Group in the Houston, Texas, office. This is part of a series she and fellow attorney Javier Delgado will be writing on Texas property insurance issues). Everyone knows what to do when disaster looms. When the disaster is a hurricane, you gas … Continue Reading

Five Basic Rules for a Successful Insurance Claim

Dedicated insurance professionals, such as the lawyers in our firm, can spend their entire careers learning this area of the law. However, sometimes people become consumed in the details and neglect essential principles. It is a good idea, from time to time, to check that we have touched all the bases. Accordingly, here is a quick review of five important principles....… Continue Reading

Protecting the Blown-Away Hurricane Dolly and Ike Policyholders: Discussions of Texas Hurricane Insurance Claims Practices

If you want to find a bunch of irate policyholders with plenty of stories to tell, hang out with Tina Nicholson and Javier Delgado in our Houston office. Commercial and residential policyholders have had enough frustration trying to do it themselves and are seeking legal counsel to fight the delays and denials from their insurance carriers. … Continue Reading

Vandalism, Theft And Arson Insurance Claims Rise

The deteriorating economy appears to be having an impact on our business. We are being referred more insurance disputes involving losses that are directly the result of the souring economy. For the first time in a decade, we have been referred several fire claims that are allegedly of an incendiary (intentionally set) cause. There are … Continue Reading