What to Know About the Common Causes of Construction Lawsuits

Even a well-organized construction project can run into issues and problems. Because there are often many different parties involved, from owners to contractors and subcontractors, disputes often arise. Some of the most common causes of construction disputes are contract errors or omissions, contract non-compliance, and site issues. While some disputes may be resolved quickly and […]

Tips for Dealing with Subcontractors

Two building contractors shaking hands behind stacks of scaffolding material, in front of a newly completed residential building complex[/caption] With so many people and moving parts involved in a construction project, a single problem can derail an entire project. From construction companies to contractors and subcontractors, a number of different entities have an obligation to […]

The Eye-Opening Investigation Into Insurance Giant Aetna

It’s a story we’ve heard told over and over again, but still, it remains a seemingly consistent worry in the minds of the insured. All across the nation, upstanding and responsible individuals are paying their insurance premiums on time. They are working hard and making sure that they handle their financial obligations. Suddenly, tragedy strikes. […]

Fighting the Good Fight: Gina Millin Joins Texas Civil Rights Project Board of Directors

Millin & Millin PLLC is pleased to announce that Gina Karam Millin has joined the Board of Directors of the Texas Civil Rights Project.  TCRP believes that legal advocacy and litigation are critical tools to protect and advance the civil rights of everyone in Texas, particularly our state’s most vulnerable populations, and to effect positive […]

What You Should Know About Hurricanes and Your Insurance Policy

Hurricane season just started (June 1st) and residents all across the McAllen metro area and Greater  Rio Grande Valley should begin preparing for these potential storms. While the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season forecast has predicted a lower number of storms than historical averages, it is still always in the best interest of homeowners to take […]

Avoid a Pool Accident and Personal Injury Claim This Summer

Summer offers perfect weather for poolside entertainment. This is especially true here in the Greater McAllen metro area where temperatures can soar into the 100s. There’s nothing quite like spending a blazing afternoon cooling off in your very own pool or with friends at the local water park. But it is absolutely vital for parents […]

6 of the Most Frequent Construction Disputes

One thing the common citizen lives with, without noticing, is the constant construction going on around them. From the new house going up right down the street to the new retail malls popping up everywhere. Something is always being built.All of this construction involves a number of different parties including owners, contractors, builders, suppliers, vendors, […]

Texas Supreme Court Issues New Bad Faith Standards

The Texas Supreme Court has set a new precedent regarding statutory bad faith. On April 7, 2017, the high court addressed the issue in a lengthy 37-page opinion, establishing five rules about statutory bad faith in the state’s Insurance Code. These news standards will determine when a policyholder can recover damages and policy benefits from […]

Bad Faith and Canceled Policies

Insurance companies have a number of tactics they use when they are attempting to act in bad faith. One of the most objectionable actions that an insurer can take is to cancel a policy after having received premium payments for years.The attorneys at Millin & Millin recognize such bad faith insurance tactics for what they […]

Avoid a Home Insurance Denial With These 8 Tips to Prepare Your Home For Spring Storms

April showers bring May flowers…and sometimes a little more than that. Springtime in Texas can change from beautiful breezes one moment to torrential rainfalls the next. For deep South Texas and the McAllen metro area, hail has proven itself to be a devastating natural disaster. From thunderstorms to hailstorms and more, Texas has seen record […]