Taking Charge: How To Write An Effective Bad Faith Demand Letter To Your Insurer

When you have upheld your end of the insurance contract and paid your monthly premiums on time, it’s only right that you would expect your insurer to uphold theirs. Insurance companies have the legal duty to assist you with a claim and pay out the correct amount of damages. Unfortunately, many insurers put profits before […]

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 […]

FAQs About Bad Faith Insurance

After filing an insurance claim, most families will expect their insurer to act in good faith. As a policyholder, it’s natural to expect the process to work in your favor, especially when you have maintained a solid payment record. When an individual has been involved in a situation that affects their way of life, compensation […]

Bad Faith Insurance Tactics to Watch for When Making a Fire Insurance Claim

During the holiday season, accidental fires tend to occur more frequently because of various reasons: Christmas trees catching ablaze, bad wiring on Christmas lights igniting, electric blankets malfunctioning, or electrical space heaters being placed too close to fire hazards. When a family faces a catastrophic event like a house fire, the stress added on by […]

Texas court affirms no bad faith occurred in the denial of a claim due to contract terms.

After purchasing a building in 1994, a Houston man known as Davis, found himself in a horrible bind after realizing that his roof had sustained damages from natural causes. When Davis originally purchased the building, he knew that the roof was composed of asphalt and a rubber material, but he didn’t know the exact age […]

Avoid Being a Victim of Bad Faith Negotiating Practices in Texas

Every insurance company owes it to their policyholders to act in good faith. When an insured individual has been involved in a circumstance that directly affects his or her way of life, the policyholder usually files an insurance claim immediately so that compensation can be granted and to diminish unexpected financial burdens. Lamentably, policyholders face […]

Does Your Insurance Truly Have Your Best Interest in Mind?

In life, one thing that is guaranteed and cannot be avoided is change, and it sometimes comes as a surprise whether one likes it or not. But there are two types of change: those that we embrace and the ones that negatively affect our well being. So, what do you do when life throws you […]

Bad Faith Insurance: How to Get Your Insurer to Pay

If you are having to file an insurance claim, it’s likely due to the fact that you have just suffered through a terrible event. Having to deal with the unscrupulous tactics of an insurance company is the last thing you need on your plate during this time. Luckily, there are steps that you can take […]

Demolition company tears down wrong house in Texas and homeowner sues

Lindsay Diaz lost her duplex home in Rowlett, Texas when Seagoville based Billy L Nabors Demolition mistakenly tore down the house following a rash of deadly tornados in late December 2015. Unfortunately, individuals who have suffered damage to their home or property because of a negligent act by a business or corporation often encounter difficulty […]