Category: Blog

  • January
    09 2018

    Checklist for Filing a Hail Storm Damage Claim

    The distress a serious storm causes can last for days, weeks or longer when that storm causes significant hail damage to homes and businesses. When it is time to pick up the pieces and file a hail damage claim, the checklist below can be essential to taking all of the right steps towards protecting your […]

  • December
    12 2017

    Duty to Cooperate with Your Insurance Company When Filing a Claim

    An insurance policy is a contract between you and the insurer, detailing the terms and exclusions of coverage. While this contract creates certain obligations for your insurance provider, it also typically obligates you to cooperate with your provider during the claims process. Failing to honor this duty to cooperate can complicate a claim, possibly leading […]

  • November
    07 2017

    The Hail Damage Claim Process: 6 Essential Facts You MUST Know to Protect Your Claim & Recovery

    The steps you do and do not take when pursuing a hail damage claim can impact the value and success of your claim. Consequently, knowing what to expect and do during the claims process, as well as what to avoid doing, can be pivotal to positioning your claim for an efficient resolution and the maximum […]

  • October
    18 2017

    The Texas “Hailstorm Bill” Now In Effect: What Property Owners MUST Know about This New Law

    Since Sept. 1st, a new Hailstorm Bill1 has taken effect in Texas. This law impacts first-party property insurance claims related to the “forces of nature,” including claims associated with damage caused by hail storms, windstorms, floods, hurricanes, tornados and other natural disasters. Creating a new section of the Texas Insurance Code (Section 542A), the Texas […]

  • August
    28 2017

    Business Interruption Claims after a Hailstorm: What Is Covered & What You Need to Know When Filing a Claim

    Business interruption insurance can protect a business’ earnings when disaster strikes and forces a business to shut down for some period of time. Typically offered as an endorsement to property insurance or a business owner’s policy, business interruption insurance is intended to restore a business to the financial status it would have been in had […]