Thompson Coe Sued Over Jewelry Theft Insurance Spat

Law360, Dallas (March 12, 2014, 8:53 PM EDT) -- A jewelry store owner on Monday sued Thompson Coe Cousins & Irons LLP and several of its lawyers in Texas state court, accusing it of using “bullying tactics” and breaking a confidentiality agreement while representing the retailer’s insurer following several robberies.

Michael Polyak, who owned a retail jewelry store in a Dallas suburb, claims defendants Thompson Coe, Johnston Legal Group PC and Jewelers Mutual Insurance cost him more than $900,000 by releasing information that caused insurers to deny his claims stemming from a 2012 store robbery....
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