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An insurance company demanded appraisal six months after reaching an impasse with its insured over the amount payable for damage to the insured’s home — and four months after the insured had filed a bad faith lawsuit against the insurer. A federal district court in Texas recently decided whether the insurer had waived its right to demand appraisal under its insurance policy.

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Steven A. Meyerowitz

Steven A. Meyerowitz, a Harvard Law School graduate, is the founder and president of Meyerowitz Communications Inc., a law firm marketing communications consulting company. Mr. Meyerowitz is the Director of the Insurance Coverage Law Center and editor-in-chief of journals on insurance law, banking law, bankruptcy law, energy law, government contracting law, and privacy and cybersecurity law, among other subjects. He may be contacted at smeyerowitz@meyerowitzcommunications.com.

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