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  • 84th Legislative Session Highlights

    Sunday, May 31, 2015

    Thanks to the support of the thousands families and businesses across the state who made calls, signed petitions, sent emails, and shared their experiences, we had our most successful session in years. Together, we worked towards a Safe Texas by blocking dangerous anti-policyholder legislation and supporting bills to improve workplace and community safety. Here’s what our session looked like. 

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

    Monday, May 25, 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.

  • HB 3787 Severely Limits Home, Commercial Insurance Claim Deadlines

    Wednesday, May 6, 2015

    The Texas House is scheduled to debate House Bill 3787 tomorrow. The bill severely and arbitrarily shortens the amount of time policyholders have to make a claim or file suit against their insurance carrier for the wrongful denial or underpayment of their claim. The legislation: