There's A Storm Brewing For Some Texas Contractors

By John Kennedy (November 29, 2018, 9:10 PM EST) -- A class action born in the aftermath of a May 2011 hail storm could have far-reaching effects on the Texas roofing industry as a state court considers claims that a contractor illegally acted as an insurance adjuster.

Two weeks ago, the Texas Supreme Court confirmed it would not hear Lon Smith Roofing and Construction's challenge of a trial court order certifying a class of potentially 3,000 state residents who hired Lon Smith as far back as 2003. Named plaintiffs Joe and Stacci Key have said the contractor ran afoul of a state law prohibiting companies from negotiating property insurance claims on...

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