Chuck Keeble concentrates his practice in the areas of insurance litigation and complex coverage litigation, as well as general business litigation in both Federal and State Courts.
His experience includes:
- Representation of both corporate and individual policyholders in successful appeals before the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.
- Represented corporate policyholder in successful appeal before the Texas Supreme Court.
- Representation of a corporate policyholder in a successful appeal of an injunction order before the Corpus Christi Court of Appeals.
- Represented sporting goods manufacturer in obtaining a summary judgment under a directors and officers liability policy.
- Represented a manufacturer in obtaining insurance coverage under a product contamination policy.
- Represented national hotel chain operator in obtaining insurance coverage for property damage and business interruption losses caused by Hurricanes Katrina and Wilma.
- Represented corporate policyholder in obtaining summary judgment under an errors and omissions policy.
- Represented nursing home operator in obtaining summary judgment under a professional liability policy that coverage existed for underlying bodily injury and punitive damage awards.
- Represented insurance consulting firm in obtaining a summary judgment that the firm was not liable for life insurance benefits allegedly due under an employer-sponsored benefit plan.
- Representation of individual policyholders pursuing claims for disability benefits.
- Representation of corporate policy holders pursuing claims for reimbursement of employee benefit plan payments under stop loss insurance policies.
- "Notifying Your Claims-Made Liability Carrier of a Claim: Better Late Than Never," Coverage Committee on Insurance Coverage Litigation of the American Bar Association, October, 2009.
Selected Representative Experience
04/20/2009 - Texas Supreme Court Rejects Insurer’s Late Notice Defense Under a Claims-Made Policy
In Prodigy Communications Corp. v. Agricultural Excess & Surplus Insurance Co., the Texas Supreme Court held late last month that, “[i]n a claims-made policy, when an insured notifies its insurer of a claim within the policy term or other reporting period that the policy specifies, the insured’s failure to provide notice ‘as soon as practicable’ will not defeat coverage in the absence of prejudice to the insurer.”