Verdicts & Awards

The attorneys of Millin & Millin have spent the past 15 years earning a reputation of professionalism, honesty, and diligence. We have handled a wide variety of cases, including wrongfully denied and underpaid insurance claims, catastrophic injuries and wrongful death, product liability, commercial disputes, construction defects, will contests and other civil litigation matters. Regardless of your problem, the chances are that we have resolved it before.

To learn more about our attorneys and their achievements, we invite you to explore our partial list of awards obtained for our clients.

School Districts:

 

  • San Diego Independent School District

Contract Length and Dates of Service: 2005-2006

While a partner at Ortiz & Millin LP, John Millin represented San Diego ISD in this insurance bad-faith litigation case involving a property damage claim of water intrusion and mold growth at three different school campuses. The client was extremely pleased with the results. After trying the case before a panel of arbitrators for four months, the insurer, Zurich North America, paid the seven-figure arbitration award within 15 days.

 

  • Freer Independent School District

Contract Length and Dates of Service: 2005-2006

While a partner at Ortiz & Millin LP, John Millin handled this insurance bad-faith litigation case. He advocated on behalf of Freer ISD involving a property damage claim due to water intrusion and mold growth at their main high school campus. A six-figure arbitration award was obtained after the case was tried before a panel of arbitrators for eight weeks. The client received payment from the insurer, Zurich North America, within 15 days.

 

  • Donna Independent School District

Contract Length and Dates of Service: 2006-2008

While a partner at Ortiz & Millin LP, John Millin served as lead counsel in representing Donna ISD in this complex, multi-facility construction defect case. After six months of intense discovery, the general contractor and its subcontractors agreed to a multi-million dollar settlement before trial.

 

  • Brooks County Independent School District

Contract Length and Dates of Service: 2005-2008

John Millin, on behalf of Ortiz & Millin LP, represented Brooks County ISD in this insurance bad-faith litigation case that involved a property damage claim filed as a result of water intrusion and mold growth at four school campuses. A seven-figure arbitration award was obtained after trying the case before a panel of arbitrators. Payment was received from the insurer, Zurich North America, within 15 days.

 

Private Entities with Large Commercial Losses:

 

  • Lone Star National Bank, Brownsville

Contract Length and Dates of Service: 2007-2008

In this insurance bad-faith litigation case, John Millin represented Lone Star National Bank after a property damage claim was filed due to water intrusion at their six-story office building in Brownsville, TX. The case settled before trial for a confidential six-figure amount, allowing the client to make any and all repairs.

 

  • Tortuga Bay Condominiums, South Padre Island

Contract Length and Dates of Service: 2008-2010

Gina and John Millin represented this HOA in this insurance bad-faith litigation case involving a property damage claim after property was damaged by water intrusion during Hurricane Dolly in July of 2008. Texas Windstorm Insurance Association settled before trial for a confidential six-figure amount.

 

  • First Church of the Nazarene, Harlingen

Contract Length and Dates of Service: 2008-2010

After water intrusion damaged this client’s property during Hurricane Dolly in July of 2008, we advocated on their behalf in this insurance bad-faith litigation case. We settled with the insurer before trial for a confidential six-figure amount covering the cost of repairs.

 

  • Trenton View Shopping Center, McAllen

Contract Length and Dates of Service: 2013-2014

After water intrusion damaged this client’s property during the McAllen Hail Storm in March of 2012, we challenged the insurer’s inadequate and insufficient adjustment of the property damage in an insurance bad-faith case. We settled with the insurer before trial for a confidential six-figure amount covering the cost of repairs.