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Texas Energy Corporation Sued Over Power Outages

By Colvin, Saenz, Rodriguez & Kennamer L.L.P. |

If you live in West Texas, you probably experienced quite a wake-up call when extreme weather suddenly robbed you of access to electricity. We often take for granted the fact that we can heat our homes, cook food, turn on the lights, and engage in various other essential activities with the help of electricity…. Read More »


Complex Insurance Defense Issues

By Colvin, Saenz, Rodriguez & Kennamer L.L.P. |

Defending an insurance claim is often all about strategy and precision. While some attorneys can get away with an occasional mistake or knee-jerk decision, carefully preparing a defense and building a case for trial is a work of art. The more complex the issues, the more skill is required. If you are worried about… Read More »


Biggest Challenges Faced By Auto Insurance Companies In Texas Lawsuits

By Colvin, Saenz, Rodriguez & Kennamer L.L.P. |

When it comes to auto insurance companies that are engaged in lawsuits, it’s not always a case of “David vs. Goliath.” While it’s true that some auto insurance companies are multinational corporations with plenty of money to spend, they face a number of challenges when they are taken to court. This is one of… Read More »


Defending South Texas Slip and Falls

By Colvin, Saenz, Rodriguez & Kennamer L.L.P. |

Slip and fall incidents are among the most common sources of workers’ compensation claims in America. In fact, according to the National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI), they account for 11 percent of all work-related hospital visits for men, and over 8 million people are treated at the emergency room every year, due to falls…. Read More »


Independent Insurance for Nursing Home Employees

By Colvin, Saenz, Rodriguez & Kennamer L.L.P. |

Independent contractor, employee, or private practitioner? When any healthcare provider decides to take on a new relationship with a healthcare facility, such as a hospital or nursing home, this question immediately comes up. What will the nature of the relationship actually be? Will the professional be covered by the employer’s insurance? Will there be… Read More »


Bad Faith: Rules to Live By

By Colvin, Saenz, Rodriguez & Kennamer L.L.P. |

Some insurance carriers – notably even large ones – have come under scrutiny in recent years for their claims handling practices. And while this can seem like just another savvy ploy by creative trial lawyers looking for a quick buck, the truth is, it is easy to violate insurance regulations and have a judge… Read More »


Metlife to be Purchased by Farmers

By Colvin, Saenz, Rodriguez & Kennamer L.L.P. |

Mergers have become a common occurrence in the insurance industry, and the latest in major acquisitions could mean Farm’s Insurance Company will take on an even larger market share going forward. The affiliate company of Zurich Insurance Group is set to purchase Metlife for approximately $3.94 billion, according to a Metlife press release from… Read More »


Texas Appeals Court Overturns Award: Lay Testimony Cannot Support Medical Expenses

By Colvin, Saenz, Rodriguez & Kennamer L.L.P. |

When someone makes a claim for injuries, they are generally seeking several types of damages. These damages are things for which a person can be compensated under the law. Damages can include things like physical pain and suffering, psychological injuries, lost income, and medical expenses. The latter of these damages is usually the driving… Read More »


Defending Liability When Going Through Bankruptcy

By Colvin, Saenz, Rodriguez & Kennamer L.L.P. |

Sometimes you find yourself defending a lawsuit, while also restructuring a corporation. Perhaps a risk team is assessing how to proceed with litigation, while simultaneously facing a Chapter 11 bankruptcy. In these unique situations, it’s important to proceed with caution and work closely with a law firm that has the manpower and experience to… Read More »


Little Known Defense Strategies for Reducing or Avoiding Liability in Auto Injury Claims

By Colvin, Saenz, Rodriguez & Kennamer L.L.P. |

For claims for bodily injury or death resulting from auto accidents, there are countless injuries and losses that can be claimed. Each year, insurance prices increase as more individuals make claims for bodily injuries. For those insurance carriers who must defend such actions, the key to risk mitigation is understanding the nuances in the… Read More »

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