Texas hail litigation News

Texas Hail Attorney Indicted for Barratry and Fraud

An investigation into hailstorm claims fraud by the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) Fraud Unit led to a Tarrant County grand jury indictment of Richard Kent Livesay, a lawyer who allegedly solicited business following major hailstorm events that occurred in …

Pending Hail Legislation has Texas Insurance Industry on Edge

Last year, Texas sustained the most expensive hail and storm season on record with an estimated 500,000 hail claims filed and insured losses totaling more than $4 billion, according to the Insurance Council of Texas. The huge storm losses make …

Attorneys, Insurers Facing Off Over Hail Litigation in Texas

The vestiges of twin hailstorms that ravaged the south Texas coast in 2012 are now blowing through the halls of the Capitol in Austin. Two of the state‚Äôs most-powerful lobbies, the insurance industry and trial lawyers, are gearing up for …