Property Owner, Insurer Dispute Hailstorm Damage Evidence In 5th Circuit
(January 27, 2016, 10:53 AM EST) -- NEW ORLEANS — The owner of a vacant Dallas hotel and its insurance provider recently filed briefs in the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, arguing whether a trial court correctly found that the property owner did not provide ample evidence of a causal connection between a 2009 hailstorm and damages reported in 2011 (Hamilton Properties, et al. v. The American Insurance Co., et al., No. 15-10382, 5th Cir.).
In March 2006, Hamilton Properties acquired the Dallas Plaza Hotel in Dallas. Originally, the building...