STORY FROM: Superstorm Sandy Insurance Litigation
Texas Federal Judge Remands Coverage Case, Says Claims Against Nondiverse Adjusters Adequately Pled
February 15, 2017
SAN ANTONIO, Texas — A Texas federal judge has remanded to state court a dispute over whether a hotel sustained covered damage from a “wind/hail” event, finding the hotel’s owner pled viable claims against the nondiverse adjuster defendants.
On Jan. 31, Judge Xavier Rodriquez of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas found the plaintiff adequately alleged that the adjusters violated the Texas Insurance Act and the Deceptive Trade Practices Consumer Protection Act.
Kris Hospitality d/b/a Days Inn alleges that in April 2016, one of its hotels in San Antonio, Texas, sustained “extensive damage” from a ...
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