Allstate Ins. Co. v. Bonner, 51 S.W.3d 289 (Tex. 2001);
Chrysler Ins. Co. v. Greenspoint Dodge of Houston, Inc., 297 S.W.3d 248 (Tex. 2009);
Kindle v. United Servs. Auto. Ass’n, 357 S.W.3d 377 (Tex. App.—Texarkana 2011, pet. denied);
Owen v. Peltier Enters., 2011 Tex. App. LEXIS 6721 (Tex. App.—Tyler Aug. 24, 2011, pet. denied).
Publications & Presentations
Digging Up the Dirt: Skills for Effective Preparation and Taking of Depositions, Dallas Bar Association, Tort & Insurance Practice Section, November 19, 2010;
How to Host the Party: The Who, What, Where and When of Declaratory Judgment Actions, State Bar of Texas Advanced Insurance Law 2010, April 8-9, 2010;
Insurance Law Basics—What You Need to Know, 2010 Tort & Insurance Practice Section, April 7, 2010;
Does Public Policy Prohibit Coverage for Exemplary Damages After Fairfield? CPCU Continuing Education Event, March 23, 2010;
Conditions of Coverage—What Are They Good For? 14th Annual Insurance Law Institute, October 15-16, 2009;
Insurance Fraud: A Growing Epidemic or Just Another Reason to Deny State Bar of Texas, April 2, 2009;
Uninsured Motorist, Personal Injury Protection, and Stowers Demands—Three Ways to Mess Up a Carrier’s Day, 13th Annual Texas Insurance Law Symposium, January 22, 2009;
Because I Can!!! But Should I? Litigation Strategies in Personal Lines Insurance Litigation, 13th Annual Insurance Law Institute, October 23, 2008;
Litigation Strategies in Personal Lines Insurance Litigation, University of Texas, 13th Annual Insurance Law Institute, October 22-24, 2008;
Insurance Fraud Civil and Criminal Implications, North Texas Independent Association of Special Investigative Units Annual Fraud Conference, May 9, 2008;
Insurance Fraud: What Is It? What Can We Do About It? And How Does It Impact Civil Litigation, University of Texas Insurance Law Institute, October 11-12, 2007;
Recent Developments in Personal Auto and Homeowner Policies, University of Texas Insurance Law Institute, December 7, 2006;
The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same: An Update on Personal Auto Policy, Texas Insurance Law Symposium, South Texas College of Law, January 26, 2006;
Calling the Insured’s Bluff: Combating Fraud by the Insured, December 8, 2004;
An Update on Case Law Developments Regarding Personal Auto and Homeowner Policies, Texas Insurance Law Symposium, South Texas College of Law, January 22, 2004.
Ms. Songy also provides in-house continuing education courses for insurance carriers tailored to their specific needs.