A total of six new lawsuits against insurance companies over Hurricane Ike damage claims were filed in Jefferson County District Court, Jan. 3-7, 2011.

The following complaints were filed:

  • Edith Briggs of 5735 Meadowview Road in Beaumont alleges Capitol County Mutual Fire Insurance Company denied her claim for damages caused to her property after Hurricane Ike struck on Sept. 13, 2008. Briggs will be represented by Kenneth W. Lewis of Bush Lewis in Beaumont and by Scott Renick of Beaumont. Jefferson County District Court case number: D189-053.

  • Jose and Sylvia Garcia of 4001 Lexington Ave. in Port Arthur allege Fire Insurance Exchange denied their claim for contents, foundation, structure, roof and water damages caused to their property after Hurricane Ike struck on Sept. 13, 2008. The Garcias will be represented by J. Steve Mostyn of The Mostyn Law Firm in Houston. Jefferson County District Court case number: A189-076.

  • Willie Jacquet of 1500 Joe Louis Ave. in Port Arthur allege Fire Insurance Exchange denied his claim for contents, roof, structure, water and wind damages caused to their property after Hurricane Ike struck on Sept. 13, 2008. Jacquet will be represented by J. Steve Mostyn of The Mostyn Law Firm in Houston. Jefferson County District Court case number: D189-070.

  • Terry and Monica Payne of 4445 Singleton Road in Beaumont allege Voyager Indemnity Insurance Company and South Texas General denied their claim for damages caused to their property after Hurricane Ike struck on Sept. 13, 2008. The Paynes will be represented by John Pat Parsons of Lindsay Law Firm in Beaumont. Jefferson County District Court case number: E189-083.

  • Lenin Ruiz of 8125 Woodfern Court in Port Arthur alleges Texas Windstorm Insurance Association denied his claim for structure, roof, structural, water and wind damages caused to his property after Hurricane Ike struck on Sept. 13, 2008. The Ruizes will be represented by Michael R. Ramsey of The Mostyn Law Firm in Beaumont. Jefferson County District Court case number: A189-057.

  • Thaddeus and Demetria Sanders of 1949 Williams Ave. in Port Arthur alleges Texas Windstorm Insurance Association denied their claim for foundation, structure, water and wind damages caused to their property after Hurricane Ike struck on Sept. 13, 2008. The Sanders will be represented by Michael R. Ramsey of The Mostyn Law Firm in Beaumont. Jefferson County District Court case number: D189-082.

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