Insurance Dispute Blog


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    Jun 28, 2022

    4 Common Commercial Insurance Disputes

    The final signature is written, keys are placed in your hand, and you are now a proud owner of a...

    Jun 21, 2022

    Can A Roofer Pay My Deductible in Texas? Understanding HB2102 Deductibles Law

    If your home has been hit by a hail or windstorm, you're likely looking to your insurance policy to...

    Jun 8, 2022

    Insurance Policy Conundrum: Open Peril vs. Named Peril Coverage

    Sadly, during our time defending property owners, we’ve met numerous homeowners who after having...

    May 11, 2022

    3 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Public Adjuster or Attorney

    Start with these three important questions to ask before hiring either a public adjuster or...

    Apr 5, 2022

    3 Reasons Invoking an Appraisal Clause is a Bad Idea

    If you're dealing with an insurance company that won't pay your insurance claim or is refusing to...

    Mar 8, 2022

    5 Tips to Successfully Deal with an Insurance Adjuster on Hail Damage

    So you’ve experienced some extreme weather, and your roof has been severely impacted by hail...

    Feb 16, 2022

    How Long Do I Have to File My Texas Freeze Claim?


    Dec 8, 2021

    How Do Insurance Companies Pay Out Claims in Texas?

    If your home has been damaged, knowing when you'll be able to make your repairs and be reimbursed...

    Nov 9, 2021

    5 Reasons Fire Insurance Claims are Denied

    You've just experienced a home fire. Your belongings are gone and your house is in bad shape....

    May 7, 2020

    Hurricane Season: What to Do Before Disaster Strikes

      The most critical time for your business and/or property to prepare for an eventual insurance...

    May 5, 2020

    It’s Peak Hail Season, Are You Prepared?

    In 2019, Texas experienced 872 hail storms (that's a 71% increase over 2018!), as documented by the

    Jul 9, 2019

    Storm Damage Policies: Don't Get Rocked By A Hurricane

    Hurricane season is a threat to our coastline; although, many Texans are still trying to recover...

    Jun 16, 2019

    5 Reasons To Never Accept An Insurance Company’s First Offer

      Considering an Apartment Insurance Claim Settlement Offer? Most apartment building owners lose...

    Apr 24, 2018

    What Causes Homeowners Insurance Premiums to go Up?

      Most people have insurance policies to protect themselves should something go wrong, then when...

    Mar 20, 2018

    What Should I Do If My Hail Claim Was Denied in "Bad Faith"?

    Hail Claim Denied, Now What? In Texas, roof damage from hail is common. In fact, according to the...

    Feb 8, 2018

    How to File a Homeowner's Insurance Claim After an Incident

      Whether you rent or own, at some point you’ll likely have to make a homeowners insurance claim. ...

    Jan 5, 2017

    5 Ways Insurance Companies Pocket Your Money — Part 1

    Contrary to popular belief, Ben Franklin never said, "A penny saved is a penny earned."  However,...

    Dec 23, 2016

    Christmas Trees, Santa Claus, & Home Theft Claims

     "You're a mean one..." The holiday season is a time for fun and festivities. Unfortunately, it’s...

    Oct 28, 2016

    Halloween Homeowners Insurance Horrors

    It's that time of the year with ghosts and goblins, Michael Jackson's Thriller, Elvira, and candy...

    Aug 23, 2016

    No Ark? Then You Need Flood Insurance

    Do you have flood insurance? When a flood happens, homeowners are mostly shocked that their home...

    Jul 1, 2016

    Claim Dispute Resolution

    Why Dispute a Claim? There might be a time when you have to file a property damage claim with your...

    Jul 1, 2016

    Basic Claim Process for Homeowners and Renters Insurance Policies


    Jun 17, 2016

    Rent or Own, the Insurance Bill of Rights is for You

    Texas' Consumer Bill of Rights for Insurance Policy Holders Most property insurance policies are...

    Oct 31, 2015

    6 Key Steps to Avoiding Insurance Policy Problems

    Important Steps To Avoid Insurance Policy Problems: NEVER settle for the first offer! Always call...

    Sep 24, 2015

    Filing A Business Interruption Insurance Claim

    In my previous posts, What is Business Interruption Insurance?  and 5 Business Interruption...

    Sep 19, 2015

    5 Business Interruption Insurance Requirements

    Let’s Review In my previous post, What is Business Interruption Insurance?  I covered what this...

    Sep 15, 2015

    5 Ways Insurance Companies Pocket Your Money — Part 2

    A continuation of our previous post highlighting steps that insurance carriers take to keep claim...

    Sep 9, 2015

    What is Business Interruption Insurance?

    It’s that time of the year when the winds pick up speed, the clouds start rolling in and the water...

    5 Myths About Insurance Claim Disputes and Attorneys

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