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Harvey Makes Landfall Unleashing Catastrophic Damage and Flooding

The National Hurricane Center (NHC) has upgraded Hurricane Harvey to a Category 3 Storm as it approaches the Texas coastline at about 10 miles per hour. Category 3 Storms have consistent winds of at ...
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Daly and Black Speak to Packed House in Colorado

On June 27, 2017 Rick Daly and John Scott Black spoke to a packed audience of roofers and public adjusters in Arvada, Colorado. The firm frequently hosts free seminars to address matters of importance ...
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DALY & BLACK SPEAKS TO PACKED HOUSE OF ROOFERS AND PUBLIC ADJUSTERS IN DENVER

On June 27, 2017 Richard Daly and John Scott Black of Daly & Black spoke to a packed house of roofers and public adjusters, in hopes of better educating the Denver community on the pitfalls of ...
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Odessa Hailstorm Causes Nearly $500 Million in Damages

A recent 30-minute-long hailstorm in Odessa caused close to $500 million in damages, according to estimates from the Insurance Council of Texas. That includes substantial damages to over 35,000 ...
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Daly & Black, P.C. Open New Denver Office

Our legal team at Daly & Black, P.C. is thrilled to announce the opening of a Denver office, in order to better serve our Colorado clients with their first party insurance needs. If you or your ...
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Daly & Black Testifies Before Texas Senate

On October 5, 2016, before a standing room only audience, John Scott Black of Daly & Black testified before the Senate Business & Commerce Committee to address matters concerning the Texas ...
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Daly & Black wins in trial again. This time in Colorado.

A jury from Arapahoe County, Colorado ruled in our client’s favor last Friday, finding that American Family breached its contract, and unreasonably delayed and denied benefits owed under the ...
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San Antonio April 2016 hailstorm costliest ever in Texas

The Insurance Council of Texas says the hail storm that pelted San Antonio earlier this month is the costliest one to ever hit Texas. The San Antonio hail was so severe it crashed through the ...
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Hailstorm smashes cars, covers streets in Dallas-Fort Worth area

Was your home or business affected by the Fort Worth hail disaster? Today's storm may be among the costliest in North Texas history. Properly documenting and handling an insurance claim is ...
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Daly & Black was recently featured on NBC discussing Insurance carriers delaying and underpaying thousands of homeowner claims

We are proud that Daly & Black and two of its clients were recently featured in a Channel 2 News story: Insurance carriers delaying, underpaying thousands of homeowner claims. You can watch the ...
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Daly and Black Speak at 2016 IRC Summit in Arlington, Texas

Our firm’s founders were honored to speak to a room full of experienced contractors from all over the country to explain the pros and cons of choosing appraisal versus litigation. One of the ...
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Daly And Black Elected To Serve On The Board Of The Texas Trial Lawyers Association

Rick Daly and John Scott Black, founders of Daly & Black, P.C., were elected to serve on the Board of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association at the annual meeting in Houston, on December 3, 2015. The ...
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Daly & Black, P.C. Wins Again: Jury Finds Germania Acted in Bad Faith

A Brazoria County jury returned a unanimous verdict late yesterday afternoon, finding Germania Insurance Company breached its obligations under a 2012 homeowner’s policy, acted in bad faith, and ...
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Chambers & Partners Honors Daly & Black Founder in 2015 USA Guide to America's Leading Lawyers

Chambers & Partners recently announced the publication of its 2015 rankings for its USA Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers, and one of Daly & Black’s lawyers has, once again, been ...
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Daly & Black, P.C. Argues in Texas Supreme Court Over the Standard to Be Applied in Reviewing Motions for New Trial

Daly & Black, P.C. goes the distance for its clients in every single case. Today, we did it on behalf of Stacey and Mark Bent. Melissa Wray, one of our firm’s lawyers argued before the Texas ...
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Insurers in Texas Cannot Lay Behind the Log and Invoke Appraisal Whenever They Want

On August 27, 2015, the Fifth Court of Appeals, Dallas, Texas denied GuideOne National Insurance Company’s petition for writ of mandamus in a case alleging bad faith and breach of contract. The ...
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Court Finds Loss Payment Provisions Ambiguous As to Appraisal Award, Denies Insurer's Motion for Summary Judgment Against Daly & Black Client

Most insurance policies afford the parties the option of invoking, when the parties cannot agree on the amount of the loss, a process called appraisal where each party appoints an appraiser and the ...
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John Scott Black Recognized by Texas Super Lawyers, by Thompson Reuters®

One of our lawyers has been honored once again, this time by being included in the Texas Super Lawyers, by Thompson Reuters ® list for 2015. Our firm is very proud of this most recent honor, and ...
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Daly & Black Partner And Firm Honored By Us News Best Law Firms And Best Lawyers Best Lawyers in America by Woodward White, Inc.

Daly & Black was recently ranked by U.S. News Best Law Firms as a Tier 1 (the highest band) in Commercial Litigation, and named partner John Scott Black was individually recognized as a leader in ...
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Daly & Black Defeat Motions To Dismiss And Obtain Injunction In New York To Stop Smear Campaign In High Stakes Law Firm Breakup

Paul Napoli and his wife Marie Napoli will now be required to defend defamation claims, despite their earlier efforts to have those claims dismissed. Our client, Vanessa Dennis accuses the two of ...
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New Texas Law Affects Public Adjusters

Texas Senate Bill was passed by the legislature and recently signed into law by the Governor. The changes contained in this law are effective September 1, 2015. For a full copy of the bill click here. ...
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Daly & Black Wins Again - State Farm Collapses During Dallas Trial

On June 25, after four days of trial against State Farm, in Dallas, Texas, State Farm decided that it had enough. On the heels of having one of its own outside adjusters, the prior day, admit from the ...
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Federal Court Remands Case, Awards Daly & Black Attorneys' Fees

Last week, we told you about our recent victory in a Nebraska federal court, where we successfully argued that our nursing home client’s case belonged in state court. Around the same time the ...
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Daly & Black Scores Key Remand Victory in Nebraska

When a policyholder files suit in his home county after his insurance carrier denies a claim, the insurance company often tries to “remove” the case from state court to federal court. ...
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John Scott Black Selected As 2015 "Ranked Lawyer" by Chambers Partners

John Scott Black has been named a Ranked Lawyer in Chambers USA 2015 identifying him as one of the best lawyers in this jurisdiction. The Chambers Guides have been ranking the best law firms and ...
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