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
Order the Course Materials from the “How to Try an Insurance Coverage Case” Seminar
If you missed the March 29 seminar, you can still order the audio CDs and course materials.
A Mediator’s Take on COVID-19
Does insurance cover COVID-19 losses? As our national economy slows to a crawl, many businesses are desperately searching for lifelines.
Clarity from ‘Menchaca’ on Extracontractual Damages for Insureds Entitled to Policy Benefits
Have we mentioned that 'USAA Texas Lloyds Co. v. Menchaca' has changed things? 'Lyda Swinerton' is another example.
Jayne v. Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Court: WD Tx 03/16/2023 Insured's Chapter 541 and Bad Faith Claims are Time-Barred
Laur v. Safeco Insurance Co. of Indiana
Court: ND Tx 03/14/2023 Landscape Sprinkler System Exclusion Bars Coverage For Residential Freeze Claim
Amphay v. Allstate Vehicle and Property Insurance Co.
Court: ND Tx 03/13/2023 Cosmetic Damage Exclusion Bars Coverage In Hail Damage Dispute
Dettmer v. Safeco Insurance Co. of Indiana
Court: ND Tx 03/13/2023 Court Denies Remand and Leave to Join Engineer Defendants in Homeowner's Hail Damage Dispute
ExxonMobil Oil Corp. v. AIG Specialty Insurance Co.
Court: ND Tx 03/13/2023 Court Remands Dispute Over Coverage for Products Liability Claims Alleging Bodily Injury
Ryan LLC v. National Union Fire Insurance Co. of Pittsburgh, Pa
Court: Tx 5-Dallas 03/13/2023 Court Reverses Judgment For Insurer and Remands Dispute Regarding Extent of Coverage Under a Crime Policy
First Baptist Church of Watauga Texas v. Church Mutual Insurance Co.
Court: ND Tx 03/12/2023 Court Denies Insurer's Motion for Partial Summary Judgment Regarding Damage Allocation and Bad Faith
Arnold v. State Farm Lloyds
Court: SD Tx 03/10/2023 District Court Determines That Attorneys' Fees Were Not Recoverable Following Insurer's Payment of Appraisal Award and Interest
Lawrence Family Fund, LLC v. Westchester Surplus Lines Insurance Co.
Court: ED Tx 03/10/2023 Court Remands Case Due to Lack of Diversity Jurisdiction and Properly Joined Adjuster
Perez v. Meridian Security Insurance Co.
Court: SD Tx 03/09/2023 Court Denies Insurer's Motion to Vacate Ruling Addressing Sanctions for Discovery Misconduct