The Biggest Insurance Rulings Of 2017: Midyear Report

Law360, Los Angeles (June 16, 2017, 1:49 PM EDT) -- The first half of 2017 was rife with major insurance law rulings, with the Texas Supreme Court issuing key guidance on the requirements for maintaining statutory claims against insurers for deceptive practices, and with Washington's high court limiting policyholders' ability to sue for bad faith and curtailing carriers' capacity to rely on policy exclusions.

Here, Law360 examines five significant insurance decisions that have attracted widespread attention so far this year.

USAA Texas Lloyd's Co. v. Menchaca

Ruling in a homeowner's dispute with USAA Texas Lloyd's Co. over coverage for hurricane damage, the Texas Supreme Court on April 7 issued an opinion...

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