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Archive for May, 2011
May 19th, 2011 | Posted in: News, Uncategorized
FHMBK Defends Principals in “Candy Cane” Case Appeal

FHMBK Defends Two Elementary School Principals in “Candy Cane” Case Appeal at U.S. 5th Circuit Court in New Orleans The much-discussed “Candy Cane” case is scheduled to be argued on Monday, May 23 in the U.S. 5th Circuit Court in New Orleans. Thomas Brandt, Joshua Skinner and David Upham of the Dallas law firm of Read More

May 18th, 2011 | Posted in: News, Uncategorized
Texas Lawyer: Raising the Appraisal

Texas Lawyer reports significant victory by FHMBK before Supreme Court of Texas – In Re Universal Underwriters. Read the full article:  Texas Lawyer Raising the Appraisal

May 9th, 2011 | Posted in: News, Uncategorized
FHMBK obtains significant victory for the insurance industry – In re Universal Underwriters

On Friday, May 6, 2011, the Supreme Court of Texas issued a unanimous decision in In re Universal Underwriters of Texas Insurance Company.  The court concluded that the trial court abused its discretion in denying Universal’s motion to compel appraisal based on Universal’s alleged waiver of the appraisal provision in its commercial property policy.  The Read More