Texas Firms Take On Policyholders To Recoup Business

Law360, New York (May 17, 2011, 1:42 PM EDT) -- Despite having little experience in the field, Texas law firms are turning to insurance coverage disputes as a way to recoup business that dried up due to the slow economy and other factors, experts say.

Personal injury, labor and construction boutiques — and even some larger general firms — are suddenly popping up in Texas and elsewhere as counsel for policyholders in disputes with insurance companies, according to experts.

These firms often see insurance cases as another type of contract litigation, and think it would be...
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