Accidents involving scooters in California have some personal injury lawyers seeing opportunity for payouts. Could local scooter users be next? Read the complete article here: Now the Personal Injury Lawyers Have Scooters in Their Sights
The Imperfect Storm: Harvey Litigation Will Be Fought Under Hailstorm Bill’s Rules, While ‘Menchaca’ Looms in the Background
HB 1774 or the “Hailstorm Bill,” was designed to curb the actions of storm-chasing lawyers. The statute took effect Sept. 1, 2017 and is good news for policyholders and carriers. Read the complete article here.
After the skies clear, lawyers will appear. Be wary of some personal injury lawyers soliciting you to join a lawsuit or making claims that insurance claims aren’t being taken care of. As Lucy Nashed explained, insurance claims are usually resolved without a lawyer, and can take up to seven times longer if one is involved. […]
Using old data, Texas Watch released an opinion piece that painted a bleak picture of the status of insurance claims during the Harvey recovery, blaming the Legislature for passing bills that allegedly hurt property owners. It’s simply not true. The laws passed were focused on consumer protection and removing incentives for storm-chasing personal injury lawyers. […]