No Thanks. By David Yates Jul 10, For more than a decade, Texas lawyers have filed thousands of lawsuits against insurers every time a severe weather event impacts the state. To calm the surge in storm-related litigation, the Texas Legislature passed House Bill , affording insurance companies a chance to resolve a disputed claim by requiring policyholders to give insurers notice 60 days prior to filing a lawsuit.
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That Was Fast! Lawsuit Already Filed Over Friday's Explosion in Houston
No Thanks. By David Yates May 1, HOUSTON — An insurance lawyer has been sued by an appraiser who claims to have worked with him closely on hundreds of lawsuits — a relationship that raises questions of bias in mass litigation against insurers, according to one industry expert. Alleging theft of services and fraud, Eric Ramirez and his company, L. For the past decade, Texas lawyers have filed thousands of lawsuits against insurance companies following hurricanes and hailstorms.
Dick, who has brought dozens upon dozens of appraisal suits over the past two years, filed three more complaints on Oct. The recently filed petitions are all similarly worded, contending the insurance companies hired unqualified adjusters and improperly paid the plaintiffs on their policy claims. The suits also accuse the insurers of manipulating the claims process and appraisal process for their own benefit. Dick had attempted to seek an umpire appointment through the Ancillary Court after filing the petition, court records show.