A total of six new lawsuits against insurance companies over hurricane damage claims were filed in Jefferson County District Court, Oct. 26-30, 2009.

The following complaints were filed:

  • Joseph and Julia Crow of 6860 Guess Road in Beaumont allege Texas Windstorm Insurance Association denied their claim for roof, water, wind, foundation, structural and contents damages caused to their home after Hurricane Ike struck on Sept. 13, 2008. TWIA denied the claim after its Vice President of Claims Reggie Warren assigned adjusters Paula Smith, J. Bob Vinson and Ray Lang to investigate. The Crows will be represented by Gregory F. Cox of The Mostyn Law Firm in Beaumont. Jefferson County District Court case number: B185-229.

  • June Jennings of 1908 North 21st St. in Nederland alleges Texas Windstorm Insurance Association improperly paid her claim for dwelling and contents damages caused to her home after Hurricane Ike struck on Sept. 13, 2008. Jennings will be represented by Jason M. Byrd, Wyatt D. Snider and Justin G. Sanderson of Snider and Byrd in Beaumont. Jefferson County District Court case number: D185-242.

  • Freddie Keal of 3301 East 18th St. in Port Arthur alleges Texas Windstorm Insurance Association denied his claim for damages to his property caused after Hurricane Ike struck on Sept. 13, 2008. Keal will be represented by Clint Brasher and Joe Muckleroy of Beaumont. Jefferson County District Court case number: A185-233.

  • Jimmie and Tiffany Lofton of 5028 Sixth St. in Port Arthur allege Texas Windstorm Insurance Association denied their claim for roof, wind, water, structural and contents damages caused to their home after Hurricane Ike struck on Sept. 13, 2008. TWIA denied the claim after its Vice President of Claims Reggie Warren assigned Allied American Adjusting Company and adjuster Cecil Riddle to investigate. The Loftons will be represented by Gregory F. Cox of The Mostyn Law Firm in Beaumont. Jefferson County District Court case number: D185-239.

  • Nola Prudhome of 16933 Highway 90 in Beaumont alleges Texas Windstorm Insurance Association has failed to fully pay her for dwelling and contents damages caused to her home after Hurricane Ike struck on Sept. 13, 2008. TWIA paid Prudhome $37,281.67 by Dec. 14, 2008, which she claims was not enough to reimburse her for damages. Prudhome will be represented by Rocky Lawdermilk of Beaumont. Jefferson County District Court case number: E185-237.

  • Betty Schluntz of 5345 Gail Drive in Beaumont alleges Voyager Indemnity Insurance Company and Assurant Specialty Property denied her claim for roof, water, wind, contents, foundation and structural damages caused after Hurricane Ike struck on Sept. 13, 2008. Voyager and Assurant denied the claim after they assigned Southwest Adjusters of Texas and adjusters Barbara Rose, Darrell Edwards and Jonathan Moretsky to investigate. Schluntz will be represented by Michael R. Ramsey of The Mostyn Law Firm in Beaumont and by David P. Wilson and Matthew C. Matheny of Provost Umphrey Law Firm in Beaumont. Jefferson County District Court case number: A185-240.

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