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Texas Cold Snap May Spur Historic Number of Insurance Claims

The polar vortex that caused power outages across Texas for the past week also will bring more insurance claims than any event in the state’s history, the Texas Insurance Council said Thursday. “I hate to say the word ‘unprecedented’ but …

Falling Trees, Flying Branches Kick Start Damage During Tornadoes

Temperatures are slowly starting to warm up and spring weather is right around the corner. While it may bring out the birds, tree buds and daffodils, it also can bring severe weather that can cause major damage to homes and …

Falling Trees: Act of God or Covered Event?

Although not nearly on the scale of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005, Hurricane Isaac caused a surprising amount of damage in Louisiana despite the fact that it was only a category 1 hurricane, the weakest category by which the …