Latest Hurricane Ike-related insurance suits filed in Jefferson County
A total of two new lawsuits were filed in Jefferson County District Court against insurance companies, July 18-22, 2011. Ruth Merrick of 1785 Bolivar St. in Beaumont alleges Farmers Insurance Exchange, Texas Farmers Insurance Company and Fire Insurance Exchange denied a portion of her claim for roof and water damages caused to her property after Hurricane Ike struck on Sept. 13, 2008. Merrick will be represented by Carlos E. Solis and Paul A. Smith Jr. of Solis and Smith in San Antonio. Jefferson County District Court case number: B190-527.
The following complaints were filed:
St. Mark's Baptist Church of 6200 Roosevelt in Port Arthur alleges Texas Windstorm Insurance Association denied its claim for roof and water damages caused to its property after Hurricane Ike struck on Sept. 13, 2008. St. Mark's will be represented by Paul A. Smith Jr. and Carlos E. Solis of Solis and Smith in San Antonio and by Danny R. Scott Jr. of the Law Office of Danny R. Scott Jr. in Beaumont. Jefferson County District Court case number: D190-525.