Texas Justices Set To Tackle Policyholder Damages Quandary

Law360, Los Angeles (February 27, 2017, 5:05 PM EST) -- The Texas Supreme Court will hear arguments on Tuesday in a construction defect insurance coverage dispute that will test the scope of the state high court's landmark ruling requiring that a policyholder's damages result from an adversarial trial in which both parties fully participate. Here, Law360 delves into the history of the case in advance of the hearing.

What's at Stake

The Texas justices in December agreed to review a state appellate panel's decision putting Great American Insurance Co. on the hook for most of a construction defect judgment that a pair of homeowners won against its policyholder.

The insurer is...

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