Texas Court Reinstates Windstorm Insurer's Law Firm

Law360, Houston (November 8, 2013, 5:18 PM EST) -- A Texas appeals court said Thursday that Martin Disiere Jefferson & Wisdom LLP should be reinstated as counsel for the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association because the firm does not have a conflict of interest with a plaintiffs lawyer who is suing the insurer.

In a 2-1 decision, the First District Court of Appeals ruled that although Martin Disiere had previously consulted for Galveston attorney Craig Eiland, who represents several clients suing the TWIA over Hurricane Ike claims, the firm’s defense of the insurer does not violate...
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