Texas Insurance Law Newsbrief - December 31, 2019

December 31, 2019

Happy New Year! / MDJW Celebrates 20 Years!

We take this moment to wish our clients and friends a Happy New Year! And we extend our sincere thanks and gratitude for your support as we celebrate our twentieth year as a firm.

We wish you all the best and great success in 2020!

COURT OF APPEALS HOLDS THAT PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY INSURER HAD DUTY TO DEFEND ALLEGATIONS IN CONNECTION WITH ALLEGED RAPE

Recently, the Dallas Court of Appeals held that a professional liability insurer had a duty to defend its insured in lawsuit alleging the insured participated in a gang rape.  Read more...

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT DENIES PLAINTIFF’S MOTION TO REMAND DESPITE PLAINTIFF SEEKING LESS THAN $75,000 IN DAMAGES

Recently, the Southern District of Texas, Houston Division, concluded that it had diversity jurisdiction despite the plaintiff seeking less than $75,000 in damages.  Read more...