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 […]

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 […]

What New Presidency May Mean for Insurance

Fitch Ratings, one of the three largest credit rating agencies in the United States, has speculated about the new presidential administration and what that means for the insurance industry. While Fitch did not expect any policy initiatives to be directly focused on the non-health insurance industry, extensive changes to the financial industry would ease regulations […]

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 […]

Why is the Insurance Industry a Profit Leader?

Throughout the years, numerous cases involving unethical insurance practices have proven that the insurance industry has become a profit leader by purposely harming its policyholders. Lamentably, the insurance companies involved in these illegal acts are the same ones that spend billions of dollars persuading consumers to purchase their policies while guaranteeing the best coverage and […]

Close bond between insurance commissioners and insurers negatively affects policy holders.

What on the outside appear to be simple meetings with State Department of Insurance employees and insurance companies, has individuals worried that these engagements are actually being used to persuade regulators to approve increased premiums. Perhaps most tellingly, insurance companies are spending hundreds of thousands of dollars developing meetings at prime vacation spots where regulators […]

Major Insurance Firm Hit With $8M Bad Faith Judgment

As originally found here by the Daily Report Online, a federal judge ordered Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co. to pay more than $8.1M to the family of an auto accident victim. A jury determined that the insurer acted in bad faith by denying a claim for the death of the deceased woman, Stacey Camacho, who lost […]

The Case That Exposed Fraudulent Insurance Practices

Can we trust our auto insurance companies to protect the public when a motor vehicle accident occurs? These big bad wolf companies disguise themselves as public protectors, but when it comes down to protecting they look the other way. Auto insurance companies lie, defraud and steal from victims injured in motor vehicle accidents and leave […]

A Haunting Truth

A startling discovery reveals that life insurance companies have secretly avoided paying out billions of dollars worth of policies to unknowing families.   April 20, 2016   With age comes a little wisdom and you begin to realize you’re not going to live forever.  Family becomes your priority and the all important life insurance policy […]