Monday, November 25, 2013
Lawyers shopping for individual health insurance may be weighing the costs and benefits of enrolling in a 2014 plan offered through the new public exchange. Here are five things to know at the outset about "qualified health plans."
Monday, November 18, 2013
An appeals court decision means Houston's Martin, Disiere, Jefferson & Wisdom may go back to representing the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association on consolidated Hurricane Ike litigation in Galveston County.
Friday, November 8, 2013
The appeals court decision means Houston's Martin, Disiere, Jefferson & Wisdom may again represent the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association on consolidated Hurricane Ike litigation in Galveston County.
Monday, September 23, 2013
The plaintiffs in a gross negligence case are taking aim at a major insurance company by adding it as a defendant in their petition, alleging that the company's captive counsel misstated the law to a state district court to avoid covering a fatal, police-involved car crash.
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that a benefit-plan administrator had no duty to further investigate numerous emails alleging that a former Mayer Brown partner was trotting the globe on vacation after claiming she was fully disabled. That clears the way for the insurer to seek $1 million in benefit reimbursements from the lawyer.
Monday, September 2, 2013
Geoffrey Kolander is the executive vice president, general counsel and secretary of Austin-based Citizens Inc. Kolander says that outside counsel must understand that his legal department is uncompromising about integrity and accuracy when resolving legal issues.