A total of seven new lawsuits against insurance companies over hurricane and windstorm damage claims were filed in Jefferson County District Court, Nov. 5-16, 2012. 

The following complaints were filed:

Luis Alvarez and Crystal Apartments of 4117 Gulfway Drive in Port Arthur alleges Texas Windstorm Insurance Association improperly adjusted and mishandled their claim for “catastrophic damage” caused to their property after Hurricane Ike struck on Sept. 13, 2008. The plaintiffs will be represented by Bill L. Voss and Scott G. Hunziker of The Voss Law Firm in The Woodlands. Jefferson County District Court case number: D193-555.

Ethel Bergdorf of 10879 Mahon St. in Beaumont alleges Texas Windstorm Insurance Association and Reggie Warrant denied his claim for roof, structural, water and wind damages caused to his property after Hurricane Ike struck on Sept. 13, 2008. Bergdorf will be represented by J. Steve Mostyn of The Mostyn Law Firm in Houston. Jefferson County District Court case number: B193—575.

Lisa Jannise of 1155 Norwood in Beaumont alleges Texas Windstorm Insurance Association denied her claim for severe damages caused to her property after Hurricane Ike struck o Sept. 13, 2008. Jannise will be represented by Salima V. Kelly and Karim A. Virani of Kelly Virani in Houston. Jefferson County District Court case number: D193-570.

Betty Ann Lastrap of 1326 W. Seventh St. in Port Arthur alleges Texas Windstorm Insurance Association for damages caused to their property after Hurricane Ike struck on Sept. 13, 2008. Lastrap will be represented by J. Steve Mostyn of The Mostyn Law Firm in Houston. Jefferson County District Court case number: E193-559.

Francisco Lopez of 1249 James Ave. in Port Arthur alleges Texas Windstorm Insurance Association improperly adjusted and mishandled his claim for “catastrophic damage” caused to his property after Hurricane Ike stuck on Sept. 13, 2008. Lopez will be represented by Bill L. Voss and Scott G. Hunziker of The Voss Law Firm in The Woodlands. Jefferson County District Court case number: B193-554.

Lonnie Whitfield of 5335 Hamilton Drive in Beaumont alleges Geovera Specialty Insurance Co. and Tammy Sieberth denied her claim for roof and water damages caused to her property after a severe windstorm struck on June 6, 2011. Whitfield will be represented by Jason B. Speights, Todd A. Worrich and T. Nicole Littles of Speights and Worrich in San Antonio. Jefferson County District Court case number: D193-591.

Brenda Woods of 2186 Cashmere Ave. in Port Arthur alleges Texas Farmers Insurance Co. and Andrew Duchamp denied her claim for roof and water damages caused to her property after a severe windstorm struck on June 6, 2011. Woods will be represented by Jason B. Speights, Todd A. Worrich and Brennan M. Kucera of Speights and Worrich in San Antonio. Jefferson County District Court case number: E193-569.

 

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