Texas Insurance Law Newsbrief - August 7, 2018

August 7, 2018

FIFTH CIRCUIT HOLDS SETTLEMENT PROCEEDS FROM SUBCONTRACTORS TO GENERAL CONTRACTOR CONSTITUTE “OTHER INSURANCE”

Last week, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals held that settlement proceeds resulting from indemnity agreements between a general construction contractor and its subcontractors constituted “Other Insurance.”  Read more...

U.S. DISTRICT COURT AGAIN REJECTS ARGUMENT THAT INDEPENDENT ADJUSTERS CANNOT BE HELD LIABLE UNDER SECTION 541 OF THE TEXAS INSURANCE CODE

On July 24, 2018, the Unites States District Court for the Northern District of Texas again rejected an independent adjuster’s argument that he cannot be held liable under section 541 of the Texas Insurance Code by virtue of his status as an independent adjuster.   Read more...