Insurer's Request For Appraisal Granted On Appeal

Law360, New York (April 27, 2010, 1:16 PM EDT) -- A Texas appeals court has ruled that a lower court abused its discretion by denying an insurance company's motion to compel an appraisal pursuant to the policy it issued in a lawsuit over insurance coverage for damage to a Ramada Inn caused by Hurricane Ike.

The Court of Appeals of Texas, Fourteenth District, on Thursday conditionally granted a writ of mandamus to Security National Insurance Co., ordering a trial court to set aside an earlier ruling and grant the insurer's motion to compel an appraisal....
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