We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close

Texas Hail Bill Is Already Affecting Insurance Litigation

Law360 (July 12, 2018, 3:02 PM EDT) -- Much has been written about the Chapter 542A of the Texas Insurance Code, which took effect on Sept. 1, 2017 (frequently referred to as the Hail Bill). But because Chapter 542A does not apply retroactively, only a handful of cases have interpreted it. Nevertheless, those decisions show that Chapter 542A’s notice requirement is already making a difference in litigating property insurance cases in Texas.

The Notice Requirement

The Texas Insurance Code and Deceptive Trade Practices Acts have long required claimants to provide a presuit notice or...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.