Your insurance company has a duty to settle your claim timely and in good faith. You are entitled to a fair and prompt settlement of your damages caused by a weather-related event such as a hurricane, hailstorm, windstorm, etc. If your insurance company unnecessarily denied your claim or fails to promptly settle your damages, you may have rights under the common law and statutory law of the State of Texas.
Insurance litigation is the largest practice area of The Mayo Law Firm, PLLC. The attorneys of The Mayo Law Firm, PLLC specialize in insurance litigation and have represented numerous plaintiffs throughout the State of Texas against large insurance companies in first-party insurance causes of action.
As an insured in Texas, you have a contract with your insurance company under your insurance policy. As a result of your relationship with your insurance company, you are owed a fiduciary duty by your insurance company which requires the insurance company to act in good faith in handling your insurance claim. Your insurance company also has certain duties under the Texas Insurance Code to properly handle your claim and pay your claim timely. If your insurance claim has been denied, underpaid or wrongfully handled, you may have certain causes of action against your insurance company.
Insureds who feel that their claims were mishandled or underpaid should contact us for a free consultation. If you have any coverage questions or disputes, please contact the firm directly.