Dallas Ct of Appeals Addresses Material Misrep. Issue

Medicus Ins. v. Todd (Dallas Ct. App. 5-10-13 / Opin. by Justice Myers): Dallas Ct addresses application of TIC 705.004 in context of med mal insur. application.  Ct. will not depart from prior holdings requiring intent finding despite the absence of an intent requirement in statute.  [Entry by Lisa LeDoux Bruce]

Fountain, Bruce & Mellencamp, PLLC Co-Sponsors of Claims & Litigation Management Alliance’s “Texas Event “

This past week was a great experience for members Lisa Bruce and Thomas Fountain while attending the Dallas “Texas Event”.  The conference was a sold out affair put on the the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance or CLM Alliance. The Claims and Litigation Management (CLM) Alliance is the only national organization created to meet the needs […]

Construction Insurance Programs: WRAPS, OCIPS, and CCIPS

At a recent construction conference on insurance, these insurance programs were discussed by highly credentialed speakers.  The goal of these encompassing insurance programs are to allow one insurance policy or a set of policies to protect the contractors, architects, engineers, owners, and subcontractors from lawsuits by injured  employees and to reduce expenses associated with claims […]

Fountain, Bruce & Mellencamp, P.L.L.C.’s Second Annual Seminar on Hurricane & Storm Claims~Sponsored by The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce

Posted by on Apr 10, 2013 in Insurance, News, Uncategorized | No Comments

The 2013 Hurricane Season is predicted to cause a substantial increase in Gulf of Mexico activity this year.  Published on April 10, 2013, the Colorado State University Department of Atmospheric Science predicts an even chance (almost 50%) of at least one major  hurricane (category 3-4-5) making landfall in the Gulf of Mexico.  The average for […]

Fountain, Bruce & Mellencamp offers 4 Hour Accredited Adjuster CE Course: HANDLING CLAIMS ISSUES WITHOUT LOSING YOUR MIND

Fountain, Bruce & Mellencamp attorney, Lisa LeDoux Bruce, has produced a 4 hour Adjuster CE course entitled: Handling Claims Issues Without Losing Your Mind.  The Course is approved by the Texas Dept. of Insurance for 4 hours of credit (including 1 hour of Ethics).  The Course offers an excellent primer for new adjusters and/or refresher for seasoned adjusters, providing […]

Shopping for a Home? Beware of Your Prepurchase Inspectors!!!

When purchasing a home, it is a good practice to have a professional inspect the house before closing.  Many homes are sold “As Is”, which is to say that the seller makes no assertions as to the condition of the home.  Moreover, additional disclaimers of warranties are made, all in an effort to make the […]

Fountain, Bruce & Mellencamp PLLC to Sponsor Texas Product Liability Litigation Seminar

Posted by on Jan 16, 2013 in Insurance, News | No Comments

The Civil Law Firm of Fountain, Bruce & Mellencamp PLLC is pleased to announce that it will sponsor the “Texas Event”, a CLM Alliance seminar and conference.  The Texas Event is a seminar dedicated to the area of Products Liability Litigation and claims handling.  The conference is to be held in Dallas, Texas in May 2013.  Stay tuned, […]

Thomas Fountain, Lisa Bruce & Dale Mellencamp to Form New Alliance

Thomas M. Fountain, Lisa Bruce & Dale Mellencamp have merged their practices to form a new law firm.  The Firm’s new name will be Fountain, Bruce & Mellencamp, P.L.L.C.  The lawfirm’s principal office will remain in The Woodands, Texas.  A Satellite office is located in Magnolia, Texas.  The practice will continue to remain on individualized service, tailored to meet the client’s needs as […]

Texas Department of Insurance Warns About Insurance Scams!

Posted by on Jun 29, 2012 in Insurance | No Comments

Prior posts from the website of Thomas M. Fountain & Associates, P.C. have warned about unscrupulous individuals taking advantage of those in need after a storm. It has come to the attention of the Texas Department of Insurance that a number of contractors, roofing companies, and other individuals and entities not licensed by the Department […]

Residential Property Insurance

Posted by on Jul 29, 2011 in Insurance | No Comments

Residential property insurance is a term that encompasses several different types of insurance that vary by the kind dwelling or property you are insuring. It is important to know and understand what kind of property insurance you have, as well as what types of coverage comes along with your policy. The Office of Public Insurance Counsel explains […]

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