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 […]

    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 […]

    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, […]

    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 […]

    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 […]

    Bad Faith FAQ Part 1

    Insurance companies are under a legal obligation to act fairly and deal honestly with their policy holders. When an insurance company acts in bad faith by refusing to settle, underpaying a claim, denying a claim, failing to investigate or pay out on a valid claim, cancel a policy for no reason or act in any other negligent manner, it is […]