Texas Insurance Law Newsbrief - February 13, 2018

February 13, 2018

FEDERAL COURT FINDS ALLEGATIONS AGAINST EMPLOYEE ADJUSTER SUPPORT INSURANCE CODE ALLEGATIONS – REMANDS CASE TO STATE COURT

Last week, a Federal District Court in Houston, Texas analyzed allegations against an employee adjuster and held the allegations were sufficient to support causes of action alleged against the adjuster, so as to defeat diversity jurisdiction and remanded the case to state court.  Read more...

CERTIFICATE OF SUBSTANTIAL COMPLETION DOES NOT FULFILL SURETY’S OBLIGATIONS UNDER PERFORMANCE BOND

Last week, the Texarkana court of appeals held a certificate of substantial completion on a construction project was not enough to relieve the contractor’s surety of its obligations under a performance bond.  Read more...