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General Contractor Overhead And Profit And AOB Insurance Scams

A storm is rising, and it is not the type which causes damage to homes and vehicles. It causes damage of a much more insidious nature. Following a storm or other natural disaster, canvassers hired by the “hail cartel”—lawyers or …

‘A Few Snakes’ Turned Out to Be 45 Rattlers Under Texas House

ALBANY, Texas — A Texas homeowner who reported seeing “a few” snakes under his home actually had dozens of rattlesnakes living beneath his house. That’s according to Big Country Snake Removal, whose workers pulled 45 rattlesnakes from underneath the home …

Homeowner Plans to Burn House Teetering on Texas Cliff

The owner of a vacant luxury house teetering atop a crumbling 75-foot cliff over a Central Texas lake has decided to burn the home. The 4,000-square-foot house to be demolished Friday overlooks Lake Whitney, about 60 miles south of Fort …

Tennessee High Court Hears Botched Home Repair Case

The Tennessee Supreme Court is considering a case that could change a homeowner’s ability to recover damages when a subcontractor botches a home repair or remodeling job. Legal experts say that because home repairs are often subcontracted to laborers who …

Southeast Texas Ranks as the Windiest, Stormiest Area in the Lone Star State

Stormy, windy weather slammed more Allstate insured homes in Hardin County than any other part of Texas over the past five years. Allstate tallied the top 20 stormiest counties in the state by looking at the areas with the highest …