Texas Insurance Law Newsbrief - June 21, 2018

June 21, 2018

SOUTHERN DISTRICT ABATES LAWSUIT FOR PLAINTIFF'S FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH NEW INSURANCE CODE SECTION 542A.003 NOTICE LETTER REQUIREMENTS

Last week, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas applied the pre-suit notice provisions of Section 542A.003 of the Texas Insurance Code and abated a lawsuit claiming property damage from Hurricane Harvey.  Read more...

DALLAS COURT OF APPEALS FINDS STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS ON INSURANCE CLAIMS BEGINS WHEN A CLAIM IS CLOSED

Last Thursday, the Dallas Court of Appeals upheld a summary judgment granted in favor of an insurer for a suit filed after the applicable statute of limitations.  Read more...