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...

Technology’s Impact on the Insurance Industry

Name an industry, any industry, and almost immediately you will be able to list the ways technology has impacted it. The insurance industry is no different. Technology is a game-changer, so let’s take a look at some of the effects it has had – and will have – in this area. The Claims Process The systems...

Texas Supreme Court Rules in Policy Appraisal Suits

On June 30, 2019, The Texas Supreme Court issued opinions in Barbara Technologies v. State Farm Lloyds and Ortiz v. State Farm Lloyds. The Court provided clarification of the interplay between insurance policy appraisal clauses and lawsuits involving breach of contract, bad faith, and Texas Insurance Code violations, including the Texas Prompt Payment of Claims...

Meet Kaylee Caffey

We recently brought on a wonderful intern, Kaylee Caffey. Check out this short video to meet our newest team member! 

Understanding the Stowers Demand Doctrine

As Featured In In our last article, we briefly discussed some of the key ingredients of a successful Stowers demand. Those are: There must be coverage; The demand cannot exceed policy limits; The defendant’s liability must be reasonably clear; The offer must be reasonable; and The demand must be unconditional and offer the defendant a...