Home & Auto Insurance

Lax regulation has allowed companies to abuse their customers in ways that increase their bottom line. They will “Delay, Deny, and Defend” claims knowing that everyday Texans don’t have the time and legal resources to fight it. It has also allowed insurance companies to carve up their policies over the last decade, offering less coverage, while continuing to raise premiums, leaving many Texans with “Junk Policies” that cost too much and cover too little.

Has your insurance company jacked up your rates, delayed your claims, or treated you unfairly? Please share your story with us.

Visit our Insurance Tips page for information about how to file a complaint against your insurance company and other resources that will empower you to become a more informed consumer.

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5 Things to Know When Filing a Wildfire Insurance Claim

October 21, 2015—Firefighters continue to bravely battle the Hidden Pines wildfire in Bastrop County with 80% of the fire contained. The fire has already damaged or destroyed dozens of residential and commercial properties. As families and businesses begin the process of rebuilding, here are some tips for property owners when dealing with their insurance company.

Eye on Texas Blog

Preparing for Hurricane Season

August 21, 2015—The National Hurricane Center has announced the first hurricane of the Atlantic season. The storm, named Danny, is currently charted to hit the Caribbean islands, but could cause some tropical storms for the Gulf of Mexico and Texas. Here are 5 things every Texan do in preparation for hurricane season or any natural disaster: Review your insurance policy every year […]

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Last Ditch Effort to Graft Anti-Policyholder Provisions onto HB 3787

May 26, 2015—Recent severe weather events have Texas families and businesses digging out, evaluating property damage, and preparing necessary insurance claims. Meanwhile, the insurance industry and its cohorts at the self-styled Texans for Lawsuit Reform are trying to shove last second changes through the legislature that would roll back decades of key policyholder protections. Thus far, lawmakers […]

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