What Is a Stowers Demand?

Next year, the legal community will be celebrating the 100th anniversary of G.A. Stowers Furniture Co. v. American Indemnity Co. (15 S.W. 2d 544). This was a case heard by the Texas Supreme Court in – you guessed it – 1920, involving an accident between a delivery truck owned by G.A. Stowers Furniture Company...

Texas Supreme Court Ruling on Attorney-Client Privilege Can Benefit Insurers

The Supreme Court of Texas recently ruled in favor of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association (TWIA) regarding attorney-client privilege in a decision that can benefit insurance companies involved in litigation. The justices determined that attorney-client privilege extended to communications between a TWIA employee and counsel when the employee was serving as an expert witness for...

You Got Served: What to Do If You Get Served with a Subpoena

Being served with a subpoena can be a nerve-wracking experience, especially if it has never happened to you. The first thing to remember is not to panic. Although both are possibilities, being served with a subpoena does not mean you are being sued, or even that you are party to a dispute. What the...

Perry Law Secures No-Evidence Summary Judgment in Bad Faith Insurance Case

A Texas judge granted a no evidence summary judgment in a breach of contract lawsuit against Perry Law client GEICO. Judge John Roach Jr. in the 296th Judicial District Court of Collin County, Texas granted the order and dismissed the case after Perry Law attorneys Meloney Perry and Stacy Thompson submitted the motion. The lawsuit stemmed...

Perry Law Commentary: Midterm Election Results are a Historic Win for Women

The midterm elections have created a shift in politics and a change on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, with more women taking a seat in Washington. 2018 has been a record year for the number of women candidates for offices of governor, U.S. House and U.S. Senate. This trend continued in...

How to Prepare for a Storm

5 Insurance Tips for When a Storm Hits When a storm is headed in your direction, it’s critical to prepare for an emergency by making sure you have medical supplies and enough food and water to sustain your family. The aftermath of a storm can be devastating. You should be equally prepared on the insurance...

Perry Law P.C. Welcomes Samantha Doherty

Perry Law P.C. is excited to announce Samantha Doherty has joined the team as the new office assistant. She is responsible for a variety of duties at the law firm, including assisting Meloney Perry and the rest of the staff with the daily needs of our clients and the office. (more…)

The FedEx Small Business Grant Contest

I’m excited to share our submission to the FedEx Small Business Grant Contest. The contest awards small businesses across the country with grants, as well as FedEx Office print and business services. (more…)

Come Network with the Insurance Law Section of the State Bar of Texas!

As part of our February networking event, The Young Lawyers Committee of the Insurance Law Section of the State Bar of Texas is coordinating a happy hour and networking event. This is a great opportunity for meet fellow attorneys who work in the insurance industry and ask questions. The happy hour will take place at...

Join us at the 2018 South Texas Insurance Law Seminar

I’m excited to announce the next event with the Insurance Law Section of the State Bar of Texas. The State Bar of Texas’ Insurance Law Section in cooperation with The Texas Institute of Continuing Legal Education presents the 2018 South Texas Insurance Law Seminar “Insurance Law for Trial Lawyers & General Practitioners.” The program takes...

Happy Hour and Networking Event, Hosted by the Young Lawyers Committee

The Young Lawyers Committee of the Insurance Law Section of the State Bar of Texas will be hosting a special happy hour and networking event for young lawyers on Tuesday, October 10, 2017, at 5:45 in the afternoon. The event will take place at Lark on the Park, which you can find on the embedded...

Meloney Perry Discusses Homeowners, Auto Policies in Texas Bar CLE Webcast

Meloney Perry recently shared her legal insurance expertise by participating in a Continuing Legal Education (CLE) joint presentation focusing on recurring homeowners and auto policies coverage issues. The CLE webcast presented by the State Bar of Texas provided insights on potential problems for insurance carriers and the policyholders along with recent legislative changes and...

Meloney Perry Wins Breach of Contract Appellate Case for GEICO

Meloney Perry secured an appellate win in the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals involving a breach of contract case against GEICO. David Tucker (insured) of Colorado filed the case against GEICO after his claim for underinsured motorist benefits (UIM) was denied due to an acting agent rejecting UIM coverage on his behalf. Tucker argued...

Meloney Perry Named Chair of State Bar of Texas’ Insurance Law Section

Prominent insurance defense attorney and founder of women-owned Perry Law takes on new role  DALLAS – Meloney Perry, founder of the Dallas-based insurance defense law firm Perry Law P.C., has been elected as the 2017-18 chair of the Insurance Law Section of the State Bar of Texas. “I am honored to be elected by my peers...

Welcome to the New Perry Law Website

You may have noticed our new look and improved website features. We know that legal issues within the insurance industry can be complex and at times even confusing, so we designed our website to be streamlined, easy to navigate and straightforward—the same attributes we adhere to in our law practice. Our look may be different,...

Attorney Shannon Spizman Joins Perry Law, P.C.

Perry Law, P.C. is excited to announce the addition of Shannon Spizman to the firm. “Perry Law takes pride in the ability to collaborate and bring the right solutions to our clients,” says founder Meloney Perry. “Shannon fits right in place and has a strong will to fight for her clients. She is a great...

Stacy Thompson Secures Defense Verdict on Behalf of GEICO Indemnity

Attorney Stacy Thompson secured a unanimous defense verdict after a Denton County man sued GEICO Indemnity for breach of contract when the insurance company denied his claim. The man filed an uninsured motorist claim for his injuries when he says an SUV hit him while backing up in a parking lot, causing him to...

Meloney Perry Featured in DCEO Women Leaders in Law

"When it comes to partners in law firms, especially large firms, women are the minority. This happens because of the demands on women to be the mother, the attorney, the PTA president and so on." Click here to read the story from DCEO.