Meloney Perry Speaks to Beaumont Enterprise on Imelda

South Texas is still reeling from the effects of Tropical Depression Imelda. With scores of homes damaged from torrential rains and floodwaters, local residents are asking why a state of emergency hasn’t been declared. Others are worried that, as flooding becomes a regular occurrence, insurance policies will become more expensive. In an interview with...

Assessing a UM/UIM Claim, pt. 2: Understanding Your Offsets

In our first article, we discussed the importance of reviewing an insurance policy following an accident, assessing liability, determining the damages caused, researching the ownership of the uninsured/underinsured vehicle, as well as any implications arising from the statute of limitations. All of these are key to ensuring your client is taken care in an...

Insurance Coverage Lawyer Meloney Perry Ranked Among Best in Texas for 2019

Founder of Perry Law P.C. makes Texas Super Lawyers list DALLAS – Dallas attorney Meloney Perry of Perry Law P.C. has been selected to the 2019 Texas Super Lawyers listing for her work in insurance coverage. The Texas Super Lawyers list was compiled following a statewide survey of lawyers, vetting by a blue-ribbon panel of the...

Perry Law P.C. Founder Meloney Perry Honored in Best Lawyers in America 2020

Perry recognized for her insurance law and litigation expertise    DALLAS – Insurance coverage and litigation attorney Meloney Perry has earned a place in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America for her work in insurance law and insurance litigation.   The nation’s oldest peer-review guide has recognized the Dallas attorney and founder of Perry...

Assessing a UM/UIM Case, pt. 1: Just the Facts

Continuing the discussion we began here on some of the basics surrounding UM/UIM coverage, let us take a deeper look at some of the steps to take, questions to ask, and issues to consider while handling a UM/UIM claim. 1. Review the policy. This is the first step, the reasons for which should be fairly...

Texas Supreme Court Closes ‘Trapdoor’ Pretrial Ploy that Exposed Defendants to Sanctions

INSURANCE JOURNAL - By Meloney Perry | July 15, 2019 - Insurance companies should take note of a recent ruling by the Supreme Court of Texas that closes a “trapdoor” pretrial discovery gambit by plaintiffs’ lawyers that exposed defendants to sanctions for denying negligence in pretrial requests for admissions and then later conceding negligence at...