Unmet Deductible Dooms $6.7M Hurricane Harvey Claim

Law360 (May 2, 2019, 9:38 PM EDT) -- Lexington Insurance Co. was handed a win Thursday when a federal judge in Texas tossed claims from a property company seeking coverage for $6.7 million in flood damage from Hurricane Harvey, finding the deductible hadn't been met.

Pan Am Equities Inc. had argued in the lawsuit it filed in August 2018 that the damage to its properties stems solely from flooding caused by the storm, which had made landfall a year before, and that it had met the deductible for flooding. But Lexington argued that the applicable deductible was the windstorm deductible because Harvey was a windstorm.

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