A total of nine new lawsuits regarding hurricane damage claims were filed against insurance companies in Jefferson County District Court during the week of June 22 through June 26, 2009.

The following complaints were filed relating to Hurricane Ike:

  • David Flores and Andrea Alvarado of 2555 Taylor in Beaumont allege Texas Farmers Insurance Company denied their claims for roof, wind, foundation, contents and structural damages caused to their property after Hurricane Ike struck on Sept. 13. The plaintiffs are represented by J. Steve Mostyn of The Mostyn Law Firm in Houston and by Michael R. Ramsey and Gregory F. Cox of The Mostyn Law Firm in Beaumont. Jefferson County District Court case number: B184-339.

  • Herbert and Angela Keys of 3310 French Road in Beaumont allege Texas Windstorm Insurance Association denied their claims for roof, wind, contents and foundation damages caused to their property after Hurricane Ike struck on Sept. 13. TWIA denied the claim after its Vice President of Claims Reggie Warren assigned Boyle International Claim Management Group and adjusters Brian Burnett and Valerie Owen to investigate. The Keys are represented by Rene M. Sigman and J. Steve Mostyn of The Mostyn Law Firm in Houston and by Michael R. Ramsey and Gregory F. Cox of The Mostyn Law Firm in Beaumont. Jefferson County District Court case number: D184-340.

  • Dallbess L. Landry Jr. and Johnnie Landry of 2594 S. Martin Luther King Drive in Port Arthur allege Farmers Insurance Exchange denied their claim for roof, water, wind and structural damages caused to their property after Hurricane Ike struck on Sept. 13. They are represented by Lance P. Bradley of McPherson, Hughes, Bradley, Wimberley, Steele and Chatelain in Port Arthur. Jefferson County District Court case number: D184-348.

  • Norman and Donna Abshere of 4525 Stevewood Drive in Port Arthur allege Texas Windstorm Insurance Association denied their claim for damages caused to their property after Hurricane Ike struck on Sept. 13. Kenneth W. Lewis of Bush Lewis in Beaumont and Scott Renick of Beaumont will be representing them. Jefferson County District Court case number: B184-373.

  • Cheryl Malbreau of 3115 27th St. in Port Arthur alleges Texas Windstorm Insurance Association denied her claim for damages caused to her property after Hurricane Ike struck on Sept. 13. Malbreau is represented by Kenneth W. Lewis of Bush Lewis in Beaumont and by Scott Renick of Beaumont. Jefferson County District Court case number: E184-374.

  • Paul Borel of Groves alleges Texas Windstorm Insurance Association denied his claim for damages caused to his beach cabin after Hurricane Ike struck on Sept. 13. Paul Borel says Blake Borel, doing business as Southeast Texas Insurance, failed to provide him with the coverage he requested. Bob K. Monk and Brandon P. Monk of The Monk Law Firm in Port Arthur. Jefferson County District Court case number: E184-375.

  • Stones Crying Out of 8001 Voth Road in Beaumont alleges Texas Windstorm Insurance Association denied its claim for building, structure, contents and equipment damages caused to its building after Hurricane Ike struck on Sept. 13. Rocky Lawdermilk of Beaumont will be representing it. Jefferson County District Court case number: E184-409.

  • Georgious Diamantis of 1547 Ave. C in Beaumont alleges XL Lloyds Insurance Company and Wayne Edwin Rose denied his claim for damages caused to his business after Hurricane Ike struck on Sept. 13. According to the complaint, they denied Diamantis' claim because they said he had not procured windstorm insurance, even though Diamantis was led to believe he had insurance coverage for windstorm damages. E. Hart Green of Weller, Green, Toups and Terrell in Beaumont will be representing him. Jefferson County District Court case number: B184-410.

  • Johney C. and Mary Marrs of 215 Atlanta Ave. in Nederland allege Fire Insurance Exchange denied their claim for roof, water, wind and structural damages caused to their property after Hurricane Ike struck on Sept. 13. The Marrs will be represented by Lance P. Bradley of McPherson, Hughes, Bradley, Wimberley, Steele and Chatelain in Port Arthur. Jefferson County District Court case number: E184-350.

  • Lane and Maureen Plauche of 7203 Backridge Road in Sabine Pass allege Fire Insurance Exchange denied their claim for roof, water, wind and structural damages caused to their home after Hurricane Ike struck on Sept. 13. The Plauches are represented by Lance P. Bradley of McPherson, Hughes, Bradley, Wimberley, Steele and Chatelain in Port Arthur. Jefferson County District Court case number: D184-351.

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