IKE TRIAL IN HARRIS COUNTY DELAYED TO DECEMBER

November 8, 2011

Monday afternoon, Harris County Judge Steven Kirkland granted the Plaintiffs’ Motion to Continue the trial setting in what would have been the first residential Hurricane Ike case to be tried in Houston in the case of Battle vs. Cypress Texas Lloyds.  This afternoon the case was continued until December 5, 2011 and Plaintiffs were permitted to take 4 more depositions of the insurers’ representatives, but the last minute depositions were limited to 8 hours total for all four depositions.   Randy Cashiola and Amber Mostyn of The Mostyn Law Firm represent the homeowners and Tom Fountain of Fountain & Associates represents Cypress Texas Lloyds at trial.  MDJW is not involved in this case but will be monitoring the trial if it goes in December.