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Advance Payments in Personal Injury Cases Must Be Credited

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

In some personal injury cases, it may make sense for an insurance company to issue an advance payment to the plaintiff. This may be appropriate in cases where liability is not in dispute and the main issue at trial is the amount of damages. However, there is a downside to advance payments that expose… Read More »

Bad Product Experience Does Not Equate to Liability

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

Many major product liability claims involve a plaintiff, or plaintiffs, who allegedly suffered serious physical harm; the type of harm that may even engender sympathy from a judge and/or jury. It is understandable that a plaintiff who was seriously hurt would seek a remedy through the civil court system. That is a key reason… Read More »

Strategies for Excluding So-Called Experts

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

It is quite common for complex lawsuits involving an alleged defective product, a commercial truck accident, a disease claimed to originate from asbestos exposure, etc. to involve opinions from experts. These are, quite often, highly educated and/or experienced individuals retained by plaintiff’s counsel and defense counsel. Expert testimony can make or break a lawsuit…. Read More »

Texas Supreme Court Holding in Haygood v. De Escobedo Limits Medical Expense Exposure for Insureds

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

The Texas legislature adopted a somewhat ambiguous statute in 2003 dealing with the types of medical expenses that are recoverable by a claimant via a civil lawsuit. Fortunately, the Texas Supreme Court stepped in and provided some clarity that may be beneficial for insurance companies when assessing liability exposure in personal injury lawsuits. Ambiguous… Read More »

How Inflated Medical Bills Are Causing You to Pay More for Your Insurance Coverage

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

When defending an insurance company, it is quite common for medical bills to serve as the foundation for evaluating the exposure to the company and affords, at least in theory, a reasonable range to negotiate a settlement with the claimant. However, inflated medical bills are making the negotiation process more challenging by increasing a… Read More »

Handling Multi-Party Insurance Negotiations

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

Bankruptcy Judge Freezes Insurance Payout to Bus Operator for Accident A U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge in McAllen froze the insurance payouts of a charter bus company responsible for a deadly accident this May, according to The Brownsville Herald. The judge, Eduardo V. Rodriguez, granted a preliminary injunction freezing the funds. The accident in May,… Read More »

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