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New York Times, August 29, 2017

As floodwaters rose in Houston this week, warnings started to spread on social media: File insurance claims by Friday, or potentially forfeit some of what you’ve got coming to you.

CBS News, August 29, 2017

NEW YORK -- Texas Gov. Greg Abbott downplayed the effects of a bill that goes into effect Friday that will make it more complicated for people to sue their property insurance companies in a dispute.

Southeast Texas Record, August 28, 2017

HOUSTON – With the remnants of Hurricane Harvey still impacting the city of Houston, Texas tort reform groups have issued statements assuring victims that a passed bill aimed at enduring storm lawsuit abuse hasn’t changed the insurance claim process.

Houston Business Journal, August 28, 2017

Attorneys are urging Houston homeowners affected by Hurricane Harvey to file their insurance claims before a new state law takes effect Sept. 1, but state officials say that’s not necessary.

KXAN, August 28, 2017

AUSTIN (KXAN) — A law passed during the 2017 Texas legislative session will take effect the Friday after Hurricane Harvey caused billions of dollars in damage. The insurance claim process will not change, but it will be harder to take your insurer to court if someone thinks the company is cheating them.

Austin American Statesman, August 24, 2017

A Travis County grand jury indicted a public insurance adjuster and charged her with negotiating phony insurance claims after the 2012 hail storms in the Rio Grande Valley, the district attorney’s office announced on Thursday.

Forbes, August 22, 2017

There is a great, overriding bias in corporate America that favors entering into settlement agreements in litigation rather than engage in the trial process.  The oil and natural gas industry is no exception to this corporate inertia.

Southeast Texas Record, August 21, 2017

DEL RIO – From producing fraudulent documents to “hijacking the litigation process for its own benefit,” a federal judge has found the Voss Law Firm “engaged in intentional litigation misconduct” by bringing a hail lawsuit on behalf of clients that never actually signed a contingency fee agreement. 

 
Houston Chronicle, August 18, 2017

Texas needs to dramatically revamp its county court system, according to one criminal justice expert.

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