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TWIA: Hurricane Harvey Claim Deadline Approaching

The anniversary of the date Hurricane Harvey made landfall on the Texas coast is quickly approaching on August 25, 2018. Texas law requires TWIA policyholders to report claims for windstorm damage within one year of the date the property was … Continue reading

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TDI Reminder: Deadline Approaching to Report Harvey Claims

As the anniversary of Hurricane Harvey approaches, the Texas Department of Insurance is reminding Texans that some insurance policies have a one-year deadline to file claims. Harvey made landfall August 25. Texas Windstorm Insurance Association (TWIA) claims must be reported … Continue reading

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Gov. Abbott Approves Suspension of Certain Licensing Requirements and Fees

On September 6, 2017, Governor Abbott, in accordance with § 418.016 of the Government Code, approved suspension of certain licensing requirements and fees in order to allow all Texas‑licensed insurance agents and adjusters who are subject to the provisions listed … Continue reading

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Agents Impacted by Harvey Can Apply for Assistance through the Trusted Choice Disaster Relief Fund

Are you an independent agent who suffered a loss due to Harvey? You can file for assistance through the Trusted Choice Disaster Relief Fund. The Big “I” Trusted Choice Disaster Relief Fund makes cash grants to Big “I” members, their … Continue reading

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IRMI Offers Free Property & Flood Resources for Texas Agents

To support Texas agents, IRMI is making some of its publications and flood resources available at no charge through September 30, 2017. These include IRMI’s Personal Risk Management & Insurance and Commercial Property Insurance publications. Use these instructions to access the … Continue reading

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FEMA’s National Flood Insurance Program Enhances the Flood Claims Process and Extends Grace Period for Policy Renewals

To support the ongoing disaster recovery  in Texas, the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) is enhancing the flood insurance claims process and extending the grace period for paying policy renewal premiums for insured survivors affected … Continue reading

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Helping Texans File Their Insurance Claim After Harvey

Many Texans are just now seeing the damage caused to their property by Hurricane Harvey.   The Insurance Council of Texas (ICT) recommends that homeowners and vehicle owners take the time to assess the damage to their property by taking photographs … Continue reading

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