Texas Panel Affirms Jury’s Verdict Against Insurer In Wind Coverage Dispute

(July 6, 2016, 10:57 AM EDT) -- HOUSTON — A Texas appeals panel on June 30 found that an insurer breached the policy when it refused to cover the physical loss to an insured’s roof that was caused by a wind event, affirming a jury’s award of $12,878 for damages and $70,000 for attorney fees (State Farm Lloyds v. Ginger Hanson, No. 14-15-00093, Texas App., 14th Dist.; 2016 Tex. App. LEXIS 6937).

(Opinion available. Document #51-160714-012Z.)

Wind Damage

In November 2012, Ginger Hanson sued State Farm Lloyds and claims representative Andrew Traise in...
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