Houston Law Firm Faces Malpractice Suit Over $2.8M Verdict

Law360, Houston (November 7, 2013, 8:28 PM EST) -- A subsidiary of White Mountains Insurance Group Ltd. sued Plavnicky Kinzel Makowski LLP and a claims processing company in Texas court Thursday, alleging a mishandled property damage claim and bungled litigation had resulted in a $2.8 million verdict against the insurer.

Sirius International Insurance Corp. says that after RSI International Inc. wrongly advised it to deny coverage for water damage sustained by a Hindu temple in Houston, it hired Plavnicky Kinzel to defend it against a suit filed by the temple’s owner. Plavnicky Kinzel then dropped...
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