Insurer's Knowing Violation of Texas Insurance Code May Entitle Insured to Treble Damages

December 19, 2018
Bethany L. Barrese - Saxe Doernberger & Vita, P.C.

The Fifth Circuit’s recent opinion in Lyda Swinerton Builders, Inc. v. Oklahoma Sur. Co.1 includes policyholder-friendly holdings on Texas law concerning the duty to defend and the potential to recover treble damages for an insurer’s knowing violation of Texas Insurance Code.

Ms. Barrese may be contacted at blb@sdvlaw.com



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