Category: insurance claims
A tornado that the National Weather Service rated as an EF-1 tore through Longview over Memorial Day weekend. The powerful storm is expected to bring a high number of East Texas tornado damage insurance claims throughout the region. The fast-moving storm also dumped more than an inch of rain in half an hour. More than […]
Residents in the town of Sealy are recovering from severe storms that caused at least $1 million in damages. Thousands of residents lost power for several hours, and traffic on Interstate 10 was blocked in both the eastbound and westbound directions. Homeowners in the city, located about 50 miles west of Houston, are also preparing […]
Residents of Canton and Van Zandt County endured at least four tornadoes last week. These storms caused more than $1 million in East Texas tornado damage, including flipped vehicles, uprooted trees, and shattered windows. More than 50 people were treated at local medical facilities. News reports showed that at least four residents lost their lives […]
On April 12, 2016, a severe hailstorm struck near San Antonio. An report from the Insurance Council of Texas estimated the damages at over $1 billion. A few weeks later, two more storms struck the Alamo City, doubling the damages to over $2 billion. A year after the storms, many of the 70,000 insurance claims […]
More than twenty people, most of them young children were hospitalized when their school bus was involved in a Texas 18 wheeler wreck near Beaumont. A teacher and 23 children were sent to local hospitals after their school bus struck a tractor trailer and a pickup truck. A spokesperson for the Beaumont Independent School District […]
Recently, north Texas and East Texas saw the first big hail storms of 2017. And although watching videos of young men hitting hail stones with golf clubs is interesting from a viral video standpoint, many of our neighbors are dealing with serious damage to their homes. When an insurance company refuses to deal with these […]
Springtime in Texas means several things: bluebonnets, barbecues, and beaches. The spring and summer months also bring a much less pleasant event: bad weather. Last year, homeowners filed a near-record number of storm damage insurance claims across the state. This year has already seen nearly $120 million in storm damage insurance claims from tornadoes in […]
Estimates from last week’s devastating tornadoes in and around San Antonio are expected to surpass $100 million.
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A legislative panel in Austin is considering whether to place limits on the amounts plaintiffs can win in a Texas insurance claims lawsuit. The panel, made up of members of the Texas House Insurance Committee, will determine if any measures should be taken to protect insurers from what some groups cite as an excessive number […]