16 Tell-Tale Signs of Bad Faith Insurance

Texas law requires that insurance companies owe their customers a common law duty of good faith and fair dealing. In addition, state statutes require that insurance companies that sell policies of any kind to: Be truthful about facts or provisio...

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Facts About Fatal Drunk Driving Accidents in Texas

Several fatalities caused by drunk drivers have occurred in Texas recently. In early January, the driver of a Chevy Silverado hit a stopped car, killing the 70-year-old driver. This was the Silverado driver’s fourth DWI offense, according to sherif...

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Top 5 Tactics Used by Insurers to Avoid Paying Claims

Top 5 Tactics Used by Insurers to Avoid Paying Claims

Despite the marketing they do to make you think that they care, many insurance companies will use every trick in the book to delay paying your claim. In fact, some of America’s biggest and most well-known insurance companies regularly and purposely...

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Federal Compliance in the Wake of Natural Disasters

Federal Compliance in the Wake of Natural Disasters

After what seems like an endless stream of storms and natural disasters from one coast to the other, federal agencies are relaxing compliance and enforcement rules while everyone catches their breath. Title V of a new law, H.R. 3823, Pub. L. 115-63 c...

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Understanding depreciation and cost of damage

Understanding depreciation and cost of damage

When Texas residents incur property damage, they may naturally assume that their insurance company will cover the damage. What people may not realize, though, is that they are responsible for determining the cost of the damage their property has incu...

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