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 […]

Staying Safe: Avoid A Holiday Home Insurance Claim

The holiday season is one of the most joyous times of the year. There’s a wonderful abundance of family, friends, festivities, and cheer. But there’s also an increased risk for a holiday mishap. Especially fires. Naturally, the first instinct is to turn to your homeowners insurance company after a disaster. Once a claim is filed, […]

Close bond between insurance commissioners and insurers negatively affects policy holders.

What on the outside appear to be simple meetings with State Department of Insurance employees and insurance companies, has individuals worried that these engagements are actually being used to persuade regulators to approve increased premiums. Perhaps most tellingly, insurance companies are spending hundreds of thousands of dollars developing meetings at prime vacation spots where regulators […]

Does Your Insurance Truly Have Your Best Interest in Mind?

In life, one thing that is guaranteed and cannot be avoided is change, and it sometimes comes as a surprise whether one likes it or not. But there are two types of change: those that we embrace and the ones that negatively affect our well being. So, what do you do when life throws you […]

Demolition company tears down wrong house in Texas and homeowner sues

Lindsay Diaz lost her duplex home in Rowlett, Texas when Seagoville based Billy L Nabors Demolition mistakenly tore down the house following a rash of deadly tornados in late December 2015. Unfortunately, individuals who have suffered damage to their home or property because of a negligent act by a business or corporation often encounter difficulty […]