December 09, 2019 Articles

Trending Texas Insurance Law—“Must-Know” Cases in 2019

Legal issues addressed include policy interpretation, the effects of appraisal awards under the Texas Prompt Payment of Claims Act, whether the duty to defend can arise in a lawsuit filed by an insured, and the applicability under Texas law of the policy-language exception to the eight corners rule.

By Emily Buchanan[1] and Wes Dutton[2]

As insurance markets continue to harden, Texas courts have started seeing an increase in insurance litigation, and this year is no exception. This article highlights a few of the key decisions issued this year that any insurance coverage attorney should know about when advising clients on new developments in Texas insurance law.

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