Insurance Defense, Disputes, & Bad Faith

Legal Update: Hinojos v. State Farm Lloyds, et al. (March 2021)

By |2021-04-14T14:35:07-05:00April 14, 2021|

The Texas Supreme Court recently handed down an important decision relating to insurer’s duty to make payment to an insured under the Prompt Payment of Claims Act.  In Louis Hinojos v. State Farm Lloyds, et al., the Texas Supreme Court held that an insurer is not absolved of its statutory liability when it pays only part of a claim within the statutory deadline set forth in the statute.

Legal Update: Recent Insurance Decisions

By |2020-04-28T13:38:29-05:00April 17, 2020|

In three recent insurance decisions, Louisiana courts again reminded potential claimants of important insurance principles. These decisions addressed (1) claims that may arise out of contractual and delictual (tort) duties; (2) the manifestation trigger theory to determine policy coverage; and (3) the meaning and application of an “occurrence” for CGL coverage.

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