Severe Weather Preparation

While we can’t predict when the next bout of severe weather may strike, we can take steps to be prepared. Create An Emergency Kit Do a little research and find out the specific types of hazardous weather that affect the area you live in, and create an emergency kit with these weather threats in mind. […]

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Beat the Heat

Beat the Heat this Summer With 100° days already here, it’s important to keep an eye on the weather and how it affects your health. Understanding High Temps: Given the extreme heat experienced in Texas, heat stress and illness an happen quickly. It’s important to remember that heat-related deaths are not limited to days of […]

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Severe Weather

While we can’t predict when the next bout of severe weather may strike, we can take steps to be prepared. Prepare An Emergency Kit Do a little research and find out the specific types of hazardous weather that affect the area you live in, and create an emergency kit with these weather threats in mind. […]

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Hurricane Insurance Guide

This year’s hurricane season is shaping up to be another active one. Make sure you’re prepared by reviewing your risks and current insurance policy coverage. The 2018 Season The Atlantic hurricane season lasts from June through November, with activity peaking from mid-August to late October, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. After last […]

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Flood Recovery: Where to Start after Hurricane Harvey

As flood waters begin to recede, anxious Texans are gradually being allowed to return to their homes. Many residents are getting their first glimpse the damage caused by Hurricane Harvey. With such devastation, rebuilding can seem like an impossible task. We hope these tips can aide those affected as well as those volunteering to help […]

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How You Can Help Victims of Hurricane Harvey

Pictured: Jena Meuth, Marketing Coordinator, dropping lunch off from The Nitsche Group to shelter volunteers to be served to evacuees at the Red Cross Shelter in Giddings, TX. Amid the widespread havoc and devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey, communities, celebrities, and corporations are pitching in to help relief efforts. Yesterday, we provided lunch to local […]

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HB 1774: The Facts & The Misinformation

You may have seen social media posts making the rounds claiming to explain “your rights and obligations” when it comes to reporting an insurance claim. These posts are misinformed rumors claiming that HB 1774 will restrict the rights of insureds to file claims & receive their due benefits. This is simply not true. It is […]

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The Claims Process

Contact Your Insurance Company — Call your insurance agent or company as soon as possible to report property damage. — Keep a record of everyone you talked to with your company. Make a List of Property Damage — Take pictures and videos of the damage if possible. — Don’t throw away damaged items until your […]

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Hurricane Preparedness & Safety Guide

Hurricane Harvey is forecast to make landfall late Friday night or early Saturday morning as a major hurricane, possibly a Category 3 or higher. With winds upwards of 115 mph and rain in excess of 20 inches in some areas, Harvey is expected to bring life-threatening flooding and dangerous storm surge through next Wednesday. To […]

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New Surplus Lines Bill Signed in Texas

House Bill 1559 has been signed by Governor Greg Abbott and will go into effect September 1, 2017. The bill creates new exemption guidelines regarding “diligent effort” requirements for “industrial insureds” to find insurance in the admitted commercial insurance market. These new guidelines will dramatically expand the number of entities exempt from the obligation. Those […]

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