Introduction. In Lyda Swinerton Builders, Inc. v. Oklahoma Sur. Co., 16-20195, 2018 WL 4113795 (5th Cir. Aug. 29, 2018), the United States Firth Circuit Court of Appeals had to decide whether a subcontractor’s commercial general liability (“CGL”) insurance policy covered the defense of the general contractor named as an additional insured under the

New Insurance Bill – Storm Loss Claims

On May 19, 2017, a bill was sent by the Texas legislature to the Governor for signature relating to claims for storm loss property damage. This bill was passed to curb alleged lawsuit abuses for property damages caused by severe storms. According to House Research Organization Bill Analysis,