Need to Investigate Homeowner Claims Evaluated by Texas Supreme Court

    Last week the Texas Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a case where to decide if insurance companies owe a duty to conduct a fair and reasonable investigation for policy-holder’s claims.  In USAA v. Menchaca, the case went all the way to a jury verdict.  The homeowners had a homeowner’s policy to protect their home from storm damage, like Hurricane […]

    Providing Insight into a Career in Law to Local Students

    Brasher Law Firm attorney Clint Brasher participated in the Southeast Texas Career Expo for area high schools.  As a member of the Jefferson County Bar Association, he volunteered to talk to students interested in a career in law.  He spoke to them about all of the different things you can do with a law degree.  Thousands of area students attended. […]

    Brasher Speaks to Local Students on Constitution Day

    September 17, 2016 marks 229 years since the Founding Fathers of the United States signed the Constitution. The Earhart School, a Beaumont area charter school, celebrated by inviting Clint Brasher to speak to an assembly of students. Clint is passionate about the Constitution and taught the assembly why we needed it, how it works, and gave some current examples of […]

    Victory Secured Against Another Insurance Company

    In another victory against insurance companies, Brasher Law Firm secured another victory for a policyholder. Brent and Maria Morgan owned a 4-Plex in College Station, Texas, and insured it through United Fire Lloyds. Of the four units, one was leased to a tenant, two were being shown to potential renters, and one was retained for the Morgans when they traveled […]

    Brasher Law Firm Gets $100,000 Hail Claim Judgment

    On January 26, 2016 Barazi v. American Risk Insurance Company was called to trial. After pretrial motions, 49 jurors were selected to participate in the voire dire. The case settled shortly before the potential jurors entered the room for $120,805.63. In early 2012, Sam Barazi’s home in Katy was damaged by hail. From January through May, several storms with wind […]

    What Happened to the 7th Amendment?

    The Seventh Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, part of the Bill of Rights, guaranteed the right to a trial by jury in civil cases where the disputed amount exceeds $20. It states further: “no fact tried by a jury, shall be otherwise examined in any court of the United States, than according to the rules of the common law.” I […]

    Brasher Succeeds in Furthering Lawsuit Against Insurance Co. While Setting an Important Precedent

    Having confronted American Risk Insurance Company in both trial court and the 14th Court of Appeals, Brasher Law Firm has succeeded in blocking actions by American Risk Insurance Company to delay, or even avoid a trial involving a standard insurance claim from one of the company’s customers. Plaintif, Hussam Barazi, filed a suit against American Risk Insurance hoping to compel […]

    Lightning Damage Insurance Claims

    According to the National Weather Service, severe storms in and around Brownsville, TX from August 17 to 20, 2015 caused flooding, hail, high winds, and dangerous lightening. A lightning storm map tracked over 17,000 air to ground lightning strikes in just two days. Lightning storms are prevalent in the south and, even though the storms in August were severe, even […]

    How Much is My Personal Injury Claim Worth?

    While there is no guaranteed calculator to assign an exact monetary value to your personal injury claim, you can analyze the circumstances of your case to get a general idea of what to expect and pursue. It is also important to note that each case is different and the ultimate settlement or verdict depends upon the amount of evidence – […]

    Could Change be Coming to Hailstorm Claim Litigation in Texas?

    Numerous lawmakers in Texas have voiced their concerns over how hailstorm insurance claims have been handled in recent years. As a result, 2015 seems to be their year to make some changes. Lawmakers are seeking to adjust how these claims are being resolved by reducing unnecessary court action and expenses. While hailstorms do not typically bring as much heated litigation or […]