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Protect Policyholders

40+ years of policyholder protections are under attack. Learn more and take action. Read More »

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Texas Tells Podcast: Episode Three

How do Texans rebuild in the wake of catastrophe? This month, we talk to policyholders about the insurance industry’s effort to erode the last line of defense for policyholders. Read More »

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Safe Texas Agenda 2015

Texans face new threats to their physical and financial safety. We have adopted a Safe Texas Agenda that encourages lawmakers to put safety first. Read More »

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VIDEO: No Justice for Texas Families

New video from Center for American Progress featuring Texas Watch activists and staff shows devastating impact of severe legal restrictions in Texas Read More »

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Preserve Policyholder Protections

Policyholders pay premiums in exchange for a promise from their insurance company that claims will be paid in full and on time. Too often insurers fail to hold up their end of the bargain by unfairly denying, delaying, or underpaying valid claims. That’s why strong laws with stiff penalties – like those that have been codified in the Insurance Code for decades – are necessary to deter bad conduct.

However, CSSB 1628 gives to industry and takes from policyholders. This legislation is currently being debated by the Texas Legislature. Take action now to stop this dangerous bill.

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Texas Tells Podcast

Episode Three: “The Second Storm”

Episode three: How do Texans rebuild in the wake of catastrophe? After devastating storms ravage their homes, businesses, and churches, many Texans faced a second storm: dealing with their insurance company. This month, we talked to policyholders about SB1628, the insurance industry’s effort to erode the last line of defense for policyholders against low, slow, or no payments on their valid claims. Then Executive Director Alex Winslow explains how the bill could negatively impact all Texans.

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Research & Reports

The Texas Watch Foundation, a non-partisan 501(c)(3) organization, conducts research and public education activities on consumer law, consumer protection and civil justice issues. Read More »

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Court Watch

Court Watch, a program of the Foundation, documents the role and impact of the Texas civil court system on Texas families and Texas public policy. Read More »