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On May 21, 2021, the Texas Supreme Court handed down its 5-4 decision in Allstate Ins. Co. v. Irwin, 2021 WL 2021446 (Tex. 2021) in which the Court officially adopted Declaratory Judgment as the procedural method by which insureds can seek recovery from their insurers for uninsured/underinsured motorist claims. It has very interesting implications in terms

On March 12, 2021, the Fifth Circuit in Bitco General Ins. Co. v. Monroe Guaranty Ins. Co., 2021 WL 955155 (5th Cir. 2021) certified two questions on the 8-Corner rule on an insurer’s duty to defend to the Texas Supreme Court. Here, the Texas Supreme Court is being asked to weigh in on potential exceptions to the

In the past month, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals handed down an important decision on the Texas Stowers Doctrine in American Guarantee and Liability Ins. Co. v. ACE American Ins. Co., ___ F.3d ___; 2020 WL 7487067 (5th Cir. 2020). Bob Allen’s take on the decision is contained in the attached casenote he authored

After co-founding the DBA’s Tort and Insurance Practice Section (DBA TIPS) in the late 90s with Mike Knapek, Nikki Carmody and the late Mark Pistorious, Bob served as its Chair in 2001. At the DBA TIPS Annual Meeting on Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at noon, he and his fellow DBA TIPS Past-Chairs will be virtually

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Trials, Appeals & Arbitrations

Bob Allen has an active trial and appellate practice. He has been appointed as an arbitrator and an umpire in tort, commercial, insurance and reinsurance disputes.

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Insurance and Reinsurance Disputes

Handling insurance and reinsurance disputes has been a big part of Bob Allen’s practice since 1985. It includes a wide variety of insurance coverages and many different types of reinsurance issues.

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Tort & Commercial Litigation

Bob Allen has been representing parties in tort & commercial litigation for nearly 30 years.

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Robert D. Allen
The Allen Law Group.
10670 N. Central Expy. Suite 550
Dallas, TX 75231

Phone: (214) 217-5012
Fax: (214) 291-5544
Bob Allen’s Direct Line: (214) 217-5012
Email: bob.allen@theallenlaw.com
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