The Insurance Law Section is an official, sanctioned section of the State Bar of Texas consisting of approximately 2,300 members. Membership is open to all members of the State Bar of Texas.
Our Mission: Promoting collegiality and educating the bench, bar, and public about Texas insurance law.
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The Insurance Law Section is governed by a Council elected from the Section membership at the Section’s annual meeting. Section officers are elected from and by the Council
Did You Miss the Insurance Law Webinar – Turning Eight Corners into a New Era?
Order the recording of the 4/27/22 webinar to get the latest update on this much-anticipated Texas Supreme Court decision.
Insurance Law Webinar – Firearms and Insurance Law
Order the recording of the 12/7/21 webinar to get the latest update on recent Firearm decisions affecting Insurance Law.
Insurance Law Webinar – Texas Supreme Court 2021 Insurance Decisions: Shifting the Playing Field
Order the recording of the 8/31/21 webinar and get the latest update on recent Texas Supreme Court decisions affecting Insurance Law.
The Protracted Battle over Obamacare: Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Healthcare Insurers under the Affordable Care Act
On April 27, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of four health insurance companies, recognizing their right to sue the federal government for unpaid subsidies under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA).
Extra-contractual Claims in the Context of Underinsured Motorist Coverage
The Southern District of Texas, McAllen Division recently issued an opinion in a UIM case that precludes the recovery of extra-contractual damages absent a finding that the insured was entitled to benefits.
Aguilar v. United Property & Casualty Insurance Co.
Court: SD Tx 03/06/2023 Court Dismisses Hurricane Hanna Claim in Favor of Florida Receivership Proceedings
Blue Star Sports Holdings, Inc. v. Federal Insurance Co.
Court: ED Tx 02/28/2023 Court Issues Mixed Ruling on Motion to Dismiss in Employee Theft Coverage Dispute
Atain Specialty Insurance Co. v. Triple PG Sand Development, LLC
Court: SD Tx 02/28/2023 Particulates and Aggregates Used in Sand Mining Operations Do Not Meet Terms of Total Pollution Exclusion
Wapiti Energy, LLC v. Clear Spring Property and Casualty Co.
Court: SD Tx 02/28/2023 District Court Grants Insurer's Motion for Summary Judgment in Maritime Dispute
Warren v. State Farm Lloyds
Court: Tx 5-Dallas 02/27/2023 Court Affirms Jury Verdict for Homeowner's Insurer In Breach of Contract/Bad Faith Lawsuit
Schlumberger Technology Corp. v. Carolina Casualty Insurance Co.
Court: 5th Cir 02/27/2023 Fifth Circuit Holds Additional Insured Endorsement Not Satisfied Because Additional Insured's Status Limited to Named Insured's Negligence
Redeemer Church of Lubbock v. Church Mutual Insurance Co.
Court: ND Tx 02/24/2023 Magistrate Rejects Argument That Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct Require Exclusion of Public Adjuster Expert Witness
Cincinnati Insurance Co. v. Crimson Building Co. LLC
Court: ND Tx 02/24/2023 Court Dismisses Insurer's Declaratory Judgment Action Regarding Indemnity on Ripeness Grounds
State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. v. Sanjay Misra, M.D.
Court: WD Tx 02/24/2023 Court Denies Physician's Motion to Dismiss Insurer's RICO Action Alleging Fraudulent Medical Bills
Pruski v. Texas Windstorm Insurance Association
Court: Tx 13- Corpus/Edbrg 02/23/2023 Court Reverses and Remands Summary Judgment for Texas Windstorm Insurance Association