A total of two new lawsuits were filed against insurance companies over Hurricane Ike damage claims in Jefferson County District Court, May 9-13, 2011.Mark and Tanya Culver of 2509 Edgemont Lane in Nederland allege Texas Windstorm Insurance Association denied their claim for damages caused to their property after Hurricane Ike struck on Sept. 13, 2008. The Culvers will be represented by Lance P. Bradley of McPherson, Hughes, Bradley, Wimberley, Steele and Chatelain in Port Arthur. Jefferson County District Court case number: D189-994.
The following complaints were filed:
Pamela D. Slaughter of 4388 Sullivan St. in Beaumont alleges Texas Windstorm Insurance Association denied a portion of her claim for roof and water damages caused to her property after Hurricane Ike struck on Sept. 13, 2008. Slaughter 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: D190-005.