Apartments Seek Reinstatement of $4 Million Insurance Verdict from Ike

    When Hurricane Ike struck Galveston in 2008, it caused damage and insurance disputes for countless homes and properties. JAW The Pointe LLC knows of this damage and the following legal complications more than most. After purchasing the property just a year before the hurricane hit, the owners secured a group policy with Lexington for numerous two-story buildings that also provided up to $25 million in insurance […]

    Getting the Advantage Over a Claims Adjuster

    When you sustain an injury or experience damage to your home, an insurance company will send a claims adjuster to investigate your claim and determine the settlement amount you deserve. In order to establish the extent of the insurer’s liability, these adjusters will collect medical bills, interview witnesses and even seek the advice of outside professionals. In order to give yourself an advantage over a […]

    Avoid Being Victimized By Fraudulent Insurance Companies

    “Insurance fraud” is commonly conceived as a homeowner staging a burglary in order to collect reparations from the insurance company, or a business owner burning his or her facility to the ground to do the same. Unfortunately, this dilemma works both ways. Insurance fraud occurs across all insurance sectors. These fraudulent companies operate through mail proposals, magazine or newspaper advertisements, […]

    Can I Still Seek Compensation If I Was Partially at Fault?

    If you were recently injured in an accident, for which you could be partially at fault, you may be wondering whether or not you still have the right to seek compensation. In Texas, all personal injury cases are subject to the state’s “modified comparative negligence” rule. This means that you could still file a claim against the other party as […]

    Overview of the Longshoremen and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act

    Essentially, longshoremen are employees of stevedoring companies who load and unload ships. Legally, longshoremen are employed as “non-seamen.” Their work is stressful and demanding. They are responsible for properly loading thousands of tons of dead weight in such a way that won’t damage the ship or its crew. Companies seek experienced longshoremen to organize loading and unloading, and operate the […]

    Dealing with Your Insurance Company after a House Fire

    House fires can devastate a family. If you have recently endured a house fire, there are a few steps you should take promptly after the incident occurs to ensure a smooth recovery process. If you evacuated your house in a moment’s notice, chances are you didn’t have time to salvage any necessities. Your homeowners policy will cover these purchases without you […]

    Ways to Avoid Bad Faith in First Party Insurance

    Most insurance companies won’t openly admit that they have settled your claim in bad faith. If you are being treated unfairly by a first or third party insurance company, you should settle the matter in court. If you win, you will be compensated, but civil lawsuits can be complex and time-consuming. Keep an eye on your insurance company. Search for customer reviews online and keep […]

    Texting While Driving: How to Prove a Driver Was Distracted

    In recent years, texting while driving has become the target of nationwide campaigns for safe driving, and understandably so. On average, sending or receiving a text message can take a driver’s eyes off the road for about five seconds, which is the equivalent of driving the length of a football field with a blindfold. The dangers of texting while driving […]

    What Should I Do with Insurance After a Storm?

    There is no question that storms are capable of wreaking a lot of havoc and causing an incredible amount of damage to a person’s well being and his or her property. After a storm it is important that you know the steps you should take with your insurance to improve your chances of recovering the damages you are eligible to receive. Any delay in filing […]

    Bad Faith FAQ Part 2

    If you or someone you love believes your insurance company may have acted in bad faith and cheated you out of the settlement, compensation or protection you rightfully deserved, you may be wondering what to do next. The lawyers here at Brasher Law Firm, PLLC have decades of experience handling bad faith insurance cases and we are dedicated to defending the rights of individuals […]