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Bob Allen Comments on Important Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Coverage Case and is Quoted in Claims Journal

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 of recovering attorneys fees. Bob Allen’s take on the decision is contained in the attached casenote he authored on the decision. The link to the Claims Magazine article quoting Bob is: