News & Events

Recent Mediation Success

Fall 2020

Represented Insureds in Multi-Party Mediation. The dispute involved complex coverage issues arising from multiple deaths at an assisted living facility. Mediation resulted in insurers funding all of the agreed settlement amount.

Arbitration Win

Summer 2020

Represented Insured in Arbitration Proceedings. The coverage dispute involved insurer’s challenges to insured’s claim for significant business-interruption losses. Arbitration resolved after the first day of arbitration.

Professional Publications

Summer and Fall 2020

Published Articles on COVID-19 lawsuits involving D&O coverage.

– IRMI COVID-19—Related D&O Litigation

– IRMI D&O Claims Coverage in the Time of COVID-19

Coverage Advice Across Diverse Industries

2020

TKP provides coverage advice that spans diverse industries:

– Advised school district in construction-defect dispute under payment and performance bonds
– Advised medical research client on key insurance-coverage issues in advance of clinical human trials
– Advised international construction-equipment supplier on coverage issues arising from employee theft
– Advised oilfield services company on insurer’s duty to defend under MSA indemnity terms
– Advised retailer in insurance-funded settlement of parking lot shooting event

Recovery for Asbestos Claims

Winter 2020

Secured reimbursement under historical Lloyd’s of London policies for long-tail exposure claims.

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Summer and Fall 2020

Published Articles on COVID-19 lawsuits involving D&O coverage.
IRMI COVID-19—Related D&O Litigation
IRMI D&O Claims Coverage in the Time of COVID-19

TKP provides coverage advice that spans diverse industries:

  • Advised school district in construction-defect dispute under payment and performance bonds
  • Advised medical research client on key insurance-coverage issues in advance of clinical human trials
  • Advised international construction-equipment supplier on coverage issues arising from employee theft
  • Advised oilfield services company on insurer’s duty to defend under MSA indemnity terms
  • Advised retailer in insurance-funded settlement of parking lot shooting event

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TKP lawyers have been recognized as Texas Super Lawyers or Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars every year from 2008 to 2020 [include this at the bottom: Texas Super Lawyers is a service of Thomson Reuters]

Trahan Recognition

Winter 2020

Samantha Trahan was named as the 2021 Lawyer of the Year for Insurance Law in Houston by US News & World Reports.

An annual referral guide from Woodward White, Inc.

Ongoing Peer Recognition

2020

TKP lawyers have been recognized as Texas Super Lawyers or Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars every year from 2008 to 2020.

Texas Super Lawyers is a service of Thomson Reuters

TKP and its lawyers have been honored by US News & World Reports as Best Lawyers in Insurance Law from 2015 to 2021 with Tier 1 recognition in 2021.

An annual referral guide from Woodward White, Inc.