5 New Insurance Opinions By The Texas High Court

Law360, New York (August 11, 2010, 1:01 PM EDT) -- Insurance is a very important part of the business and personal lives of the citizens of Texas. Understanding this importance, the Texas Supreme Court actively selects insurance cases to decide. The court has recently delivered five opinions that deal with insurance issues, and those opinions follow two recent trends.

First, the court will interpret an insurance policy strictly pursuant to its terms, will not read into it any additional language, and will take the policy at its literal language. Second, the court disfavors any extra-contractual or...
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