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by Robert Witmeyer >On June 17, 2016, the Texas Supreme Court denied the parties’ motions for rehearing in U.S. Metals v. Liberty Mutual, No. 14-0753, 2015 WL 7792557 (Tex. Dec. 4, 2015). The Court’s opinion represents the current law in…
by Tamara Bruno A Year in the Life of the Eight-Corners Rule: Recent Developments in the Duty to Defend One of the most well-known, frequently cited, and seemingly fixed legal principles in Texas insurance case law is, of course, the…
by Matthew Steven Paradowski In April 2015 an opinion issued by the First District Court of Appeals in Houston caught the rapt attention of liability insurers and insurance law practitioners in the State of Texas, as it appeared to fundamentally…
Fifth Circuit Rules That Insured May Not Rely on Conclusory Expert Affidavit to Survive Summary Judgment
by Tae Andrews A recent Fifth Circuit decision has reaffirmed that an insured cannot withstand an insurer’s motion for summary judgment by presenting only an expert’s conclusory affidavit as evidence. In Stagliano v. Cincinnati Insurance Co., No. 15-10137 slip op.…
by Nancy Randolph Kornegay Casenote: Burks v. XL Specialty Insurance Co 2015 WL 6949610, —S.W.3d—(Tex. App.—Houston [14th Dist.], Nov. 10, 2015). There are not a lot of Texas appellate-court decisions on D&O coverage issues. This very recent decision could end up…