Texas High Court Grants Stay Of Electronic Discovery In Wind / Hailstorm Dispute

Mealey's (January 11, 2016, 1:26 PM EST) -- AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas Supreme Court granted an insurer’s motion to stay discovery of electronically stored information (ESI) pending resolution of its petition for writ of mandamus in a bad faith lawsuit arising from alleged hail and wind damage, according to its Jan. 8 pronouncement (In Re State Farm Lloyds, No. 15-0905, Texas Sup.).

Lawsuits were brought against State Farm Lloyds in the 206th Judicial District Court of Hidalgo County, Texas, alleging breach of contract, violations of the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act and Chapters...
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