A New Year Should Mean an Annual Insurance Review

At the beginning of the new year, many people often make resolutions to better themselves. From eating healthier to exercising more, saving money to completing a project, we all make goals for the year.  In 2020, resolve to better protect yourself and your loved ones by performing an annual insurance review. This simple act can […]

What You Need to Know About Construction Liens

The construction industry can be brutal and the laws affecting it can be very complex to navigate. Unfortunately, when a contract goes south, those involved in the project can end up facing substantial financial losses. Construction business owners, service vendors, construction workers, and all others involved in a given project face serious risks when getting […]

Insurance Companies MUST Pay for Accidents Caused by a Drunk Driver

While insurance companies are obligated to compensate victims of drunk driving accidents, there have been instances where they attempt to avoid paying out by placing blame solely on the driver.  For instance, one agency attempted to classify a drunk driving accident as intentional in order to avoid paying the verdict. The insurer argued that because […]

How to File a Complaint with the Texas Insurance Dept

Have you had a terrible experience with your insurance company acting in bad faith or offering you a disappointing settlement? In addition to consulting with the McAllen insurance lawyers at Millin & Millin, you also have the option of filing a complaint with the Texas government agency responsible for protecting consumers against bad faith insurance […]

Protecting Your Home This Hurricane Season

The past few years have seen a few devastating hurricanes cause massive amounts of damage to Texas’ coastal region. While we here in the Rio Grande Valley have been fortunate to avoid any catastrophes, the reality is that a major storm can eventually hit our region. That’s why being prepared this hurricane season is so […]

Worst Insurance Companies for Bad Faith

Whenever you sign up for insurance, either life, home, or auto, you do so under the belief that you will be protected should you or your property suffer some sort of damage. Insurance companies claim that they have all the resources and knowledge needed to help you successfully settle your claim – and that you […]

What You Should Know About Hurricanes and Your Insurance Policy

Hurricane season just started (June 1st) and residents all across the McAllen metro area and Greater  Rio Grande Valley should begin preparing for these potential storms. While the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season forecast has predicted a lower number of storms than historical averages, it is still always in the best interest of homeowners to take […]

What New Presidency May Mean for Insurance

Fitch Ratings, one of the three largest credit rating agencies in the United States, has speculated about the new presidential administration and what that means for the insurance industry. While Fitch did not expect any policy initiatives to be directly focused on the non-health insurance industry, extensive changes to the financial industry would ease regulations […]

Winter Damage Insurance Claims That Are Frequently Denied

Winter is here in the Rio Grande Valley, and while we might not get as cold as the rest of the state, there is still the occasional cold front that sweeps through the area. These cold spells can bring with them chilly temperatures, rain, and heavy winds. An accidental fire or roof damage caused by […]

Why is the Insurance Industry a Profit Leader?

Throughout the years, numerous cases involving unethical insurance practices have proven that the insurance industry has become a profit leader by purposely harming its policyholders. Lamentably, the insurance companies involved in these illegal acts are the same ones that spend billions of dollars persuading consumers to purchase their policies while guaranteeing the best coverage and […]