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Texas Seeks Comments on Rule Extending Time to File Windstorm Claims

The Texas Department of Insurance is seeking informal comments on a draft rule outlining how a policyholder with the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association may request additional time for filing a claim with TWIA. Insurance Code ยง2210.205 permits the commissioner to …

Thousands Moved From English Coast as Thames Barrier Closed

Thousands of people were moved from English coastal areas last night and the River Thames flood barrier protecting London was closed after warnings of the worst tidal surge in 60 years. The Environment Agency said people were at risk of …

Will Texas Windstorm Insurer Remain After the Legislative Session?

Although no bills had been filed as of this writing, proposals are reportedly in the works that would drastically change the structure and/or funding for the association. One measure expected to be filed by Sen. John Corona would create a …

Hurricane Ike Claims Still Being Filed Four Years Later

Nearly four years after Hurricane Ike made landfall near Galveston Island, coastal residents are still filing claims and hundreds of lawsuits. Most of the legal activity is aimed at the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association (TWIA), which provides homeowners along the …