Claim professionals working in Texas, beware — you may soon be dealing with more litigiousness stemming from last year’s hurricane season.

Baron & Budd, P.C., a Dallas-based law firm, has established an insurance claim practice intended to aid policyholders affected by Hurricanes Ike and Gustav in negotiating property insurance claims with insurers. In announcing the practice, firm shareholder Bruce Steckler charged insurers of operating under a system that is “too flawed, too complex, and too skewed toward the insurance companies’ interests for individuals or companies to navigate without experienced legal assistance.”

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