Learn More About Our Cases In These Articles
At Loyd & Pollom PLLC, we help property owners and business owners throughout Texas recover insurance benefits. Our passionate work for consumers has been highlighted in the news. The articles below contain stories about our case results, tips for the claims process and more. For help with your claim, send us a message online.
A Policyholder’s Guide to the Insurance Claims Process
What commercial property owners, homeowners and renters should know about the insurance claims process.
Court Decisions are Gutting Consumer Protections for Insurance Policyholders
Shannon Loyd speaks about consumer protections, and the uneven playing field that consumers face when dealing with insurance carriers.
State Farm Penalized by San Antonio Jury for Bad Faith Conduct
Shannon Loyd and Sandrine Shelton-Denbow fought and won against State Farm Lloyds for their unreasonable handling of a hail and wind damage claim to a client’s home. They obtained a $379,073.59 verdict.
Is Texas at War with Hail Damage Insurance Claims?
Not all insurance claims have happy endings, especially when hail is involved. Learn about the fact versus fiction in these cases.
Breach of an Appraisal Clause
An overview of the Farmers Group Ins., Inc v. Poteet appeal involving sudden and accidental smoke damage due to the discharge of black smoke and soot from an HVAC system.
Case Note: Barbara Technologies Corp. V. State Farm LLoyds
We review the case of Barbara Technologies Corp. Vs. State Farm Lloyds in which the insurance carrier denied Barbara Tech’s claim for wind and hail damage to their property.
Courts Gutting Real Value of Property Insurance
Shannon Loyd’s article (originally published in the San Antonio Express-News) discusses Senate Bill 10 and how it impacts Texas consumers.
‘Great tool’ or ‘get-out-of-jail free card’? Two takes on one way to handle home damage
Shannon Loyd is interviewed in this Fox San Antonio news article about how insurance companies are using appraisal to get an upper hand over homeowners.
Lawsuits mount from COVID-related insurance claims
Shannon Loyd is interviewed in this article from the San Antonio Business Journal talking about local lawsuits stemming from government-mandated shutdowns.
Navigating current business insurance claim loss strategies
Shannon Loyd shares how policyholders can navigate the challenging territory of business claim loss strategies in this article by REjournals.
Texas Business Owners Take Insurance Companies to Court Over Business Interruption Insurance Claim Denials
This article by Spectrum News 1 discusses our fight for Texas business owners to obtain the business interruption insurance benefits that they deserve under their policies.
What happened to USAA? Why is it denying some storm claims that should be slam dunks for homeowners?
This Dallas Morning News article featured our $143,000 trial victory on behalf of our clients who experienced unfair treatment by their insurance carrier after filing a claim for hail damage to their roof.