2005 Archive


Ray Bourhis '72 Ponders Insurance Industry Response to Katrina

Insurance practices attorney Ray Bourhis '72 predicts that Gulf Coast residents face a "bleak" prognosis resolving insurance claims stemming from Hurricane Katrina. In a September 18, 2005, Open Forum article in the San Francisco Chronicle, Bourhis argues that concerns about the insurance industry's response to the disaster underscore the need for insurance reform. He also offers advice to consumers purchasing insurance and filing claims. A partner with the San Francisco firm Bourhis & Wolfson, Bourhis specializes in insurance coverage and bad faith litigation. He is the author of the 2005 book Insult to Injury: Insurance, Fraud and the Big Business of Bad Faith. 9/22/2005