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 […]
You have no doubt heard lawyer advertisements tell you not to give a recorded statement to insurance companies. And they are right. But insurance companies are notorious for finding new ways to victimize people injured in an car wreck. And Geico recently won an appeal in a case that will open the door to a […]
The weeks prior to the busy holiday season often see an increase in traffic around Texas. Unfortunately, this increase in traffic also frequently leads to an increase in fatal Texas 18 wheeler accidents. Nearly every major metropolitan area experienced at least one of these accidents in the previous week. Drivers in Houston, San Antonio, and […]
A report from the National Insurance Crime Bureau showed that Texas leads the nation in hail storm insurance claims on homes, vehicles, and other property. The report showed that Texans filed more than 394,000 insurance claims related to hail damage from 2013 to 2015. Claims from Texas made up nearly 20 percent of the nation’s […]
The Texas Farm Bureau, the state’s largest farm organization, withdrew its proposal to offer discounts to policy holders who would waive their rights to their Seventh Amendment right to trial by jury for any disputes that arise in insurance claims. The proposal before the Texas Department of Insurance would have allowed Texas Farm Bureau, and […]
A Texas 18 wheeler accident near Temple claimed the life of a motorcyclist. Another fatal accident near San Antonio involved four big rigs and took the life of one of the truck drivers. State and local law enforcement officials are investigating the cause of the fatal accidents. These accidents were just two among the several […]
The auto accident insurance claim system is rigged to help the insurance companies. Without people who will stand up to the insurance companies, nothing will ever change.
The insurance system is rigged against us. Insurance companies spend millions on lobbyists and politicians for favorable laws and rules. But you can fight the rigged system.
A report from the Insurance Council of Texas shows that hail storm insurance claims from the November 4, 2016, storm that struck El Paso could exceed $100 million. Mark Hannah, a member of the Council, described the damages from the storm as a “catastrophe” to an El Paso television station. Mr. Hannah also stated that […]
A series of Texas 18 wheeler accidents claimed several victims across the state during the last week of October and the first week of November. Four people lost their lives in a fiery crash near San Antonio on October 28. A driver lost his life in a Texas 18 wheeler accident in northwest Houston. A […]