Kent Livesay, a storm-chasing McAllen attorney who is the third-highest filer of weather-related lawsuits in Texas, has been indicted by a grand jury for fraud related to lawsuits filed from 2014 to 2016 against insurance companies without the homeowners’ knowledge or consent. The indictment is the result of an investigation by the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) Fraud Unit that uncovered evidence of organized criminal activity, legal misconduct and insurance fraud by Livesay.
AUSTIN – Texans for Lawsuit Reform today issued the following statement regarding the final Senate passage of House Bill 1774, the consumer protection bill to stop rampant weather-related lawsuit abuse:
AUSTIN – The Texas House Insurance Committee today advanced House Bill 1774, a consumer protection bill that implements common-sense accountability measures to stop rampant weather-related lawsuit abuse, while preserving the strongest protections in the nation for property insurance consumers. Texans of all backgrounds have united behind HB 1774 and its companion bill, Senate Bill (SB) 10, to shut down trial lawyers’ latest jackpot justice scheme.