The Court has addressed — and rejected — a language-based exception, under which an insurer’s duty to defend is determined by the claims alleged in the petition and the coverage provided in the policy documents.
The Texas Supreme Court has—for the first time—expressly adopted an exception to the eight-corners rule, to be applied in cases where the insured and a third party fraudulently collude to secure a defense.
Jeffrey Glass recently wrote about a question, certified to the Texas Supreme Court by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, regarding the continuing validity of the “eight corners” rule.
Does insurance cover COVID-19 losses? As our national economy slows to a crawl, many businesses are desperately searching for lifelines.
Have we mentioned that 'USAA Texas Lloyds Co. v. Menchaca' has changed things? 'Lyda Swinerton' is another example.
The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals recently certified to the Texas Supreme Court, and the latter accepted, a question that could end up undermining the "eight corners" rule.
Homeowners insurance policyholders and construction contractors should be aware of new law affecting payment of deductibles in Texas.
The Texas Court Reporters Association initiated Senate Bill 891, Article 7, becomes effective September 1, 2019. The changes may affect how you do business with court reporters.
Payment of an appraisal award on a denied claim does not affect a carrier's potential liability for prompt pay damages under Texas Insurance Code § 542.060.
The explosion of “Big Data” is revolutionizing our society and providing new opportunities for insurers and consumers.