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Steven Badger Quoted in Insurance Law360 Regarding Post-Harvey Coverage Suits

August 20, 2018

Steven Badger, a partner in the Dallas office of Zelle, was quoted in an Insurance Law360 article titled “Post-Harvey Coverage Suits Down, But Causation Rows Linger.” 

One year after Hurricane Harvey battered large swaths of the Texas Gulf Coast, a new state insurance law appears to have curbed the amount of coverage litigation compared to previous catastrophic storms, but policyholders are still fighting legal battles over whether their property damage losses were caused by the hurricane's high winds or existing structural flaws. 

Badger is quoted regarding Harvey claims filed subsequent to the enactment of Section 542A of the Texas Insurance Code, a powerful tool to deter plaintiffs’ attorneys from engaging in what insurers saw as abuses of the litigation process in the arena of weather-related claims. 

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