Proposed Senate bill calling for hailstorm litigation reform finds favor in insurance industry

Proposed Senate bill calling for hailstorm litigation reform finds favor in insurance industry

AUSTIN – Texas lawmakers have filed Senate Bill 10 in an effort to pass legislation that would decrease, or halt altogether, hailstorm litigation abuse.

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Hail litigation has spiraled out of control in Texas, mainly because of a small group of bad actors who abuse the system,” said Hancock in a statement published Feb. 13. “Senate Bill 10 will address this problem, improve transparency and protect Texas consumers from sky-high premiums without infringing on their right to make an insurance claim or sue their insurance company when it's not holding up its end of a deal.”

 

Big Creek Greenway fully operational after storm damage - Forsyth County News Online

Big Creek Greenway fully operational after storm damage - Forsyth County News Online

Forsyth County News OnlineBig Creek Greenway fully operational after storm damageForsyth County News OnlineSOUTH FORSYTH -- Just more than three weeks after a high-wind storm caused a tree to crash onto the Big Creek Greenway between mile 6.1 and 6.2, the pedestrian and bicycle boardwalk has re-opened after repairs were completed. The Forsyth County ...
San Marcos residents asked to report storm-damaged property - KXAN.com

San Marcos residents asked to report storm-damaged property - KXAN.com

KXAN.comSan Marcos residents asked to report storm-damaged propertyKXAN.comSAN MARCOS, Texas (KXAN) — At least three homes, Bonham and Bowie elementary schools and the San Marcos Public Library were damaged in Tuesday's storm and flooding. Now the city of San Marcos is asking for your help filling in the missing pieces ...
San Marcos Residents Asked to Report Storm Damage - Radio NB

San Marcos Residents Asked to Report Storm Damage - Radio NB

San Marcos Residents Asked to Report Storm DamageRadio NBResidents who received damage in Tuesday's storm are asked to report any damage their property received to the City atwww.sanmarcostx.gov/reportstormdamage. The link goes to a survey that is joint effort between the City and Hays County to gather ...and more »
Spring burning restrictions in place - Assessment considered for storm-damaged areas - The Lake Country Echo

Spring burning restrictions in place - Assessment considered for storm-damaged areas - The Lake Country Echo

Spring burning restrictions in place - Assessment considered for storm-damaged areasThe Lake Country EchoThere have been private and public efforts to reduce risk from blowdowns throughout the area, including timber sales in areas of greater damage. The DNR is considering assessment of local wooded lots to determine fire risk in the coming years.
Heavy Storm Damage in Northwoods Explained - WSAU

Heavy Storm Damage in Northwoods Explained - WSAU

WSAUHeavy Storm Damage in Northwoods ExplainedWSAUGREEN BAY, WI (WSAU-WXPR) -- Damage to trees through northcentral Wisconsin was heavy earlier this week, causing mass power outages. While the damage was similar to a low-class tornado in the Northwoods, there's another weather phenomenon ...Downburst Caused The Damage This Week In NorthwoodsWXPRall 2 news articles »
Axtell residents see severe storm damage - KXXV News Channel 25

Axtell residents see severe storm damage - KXXV News Channel 25

Axtell residents see severe storm damageKXXV News Channel 25Residents in Axtell are cleaning up after Monday night's storms brought damage to the area. Donny Stanley was in Oklahoma, on the phone with his wife, after a tornado warning went out in the area. "It was not one of my happier moments," Stanley said.
Repairs to storm-damaged Calaveras Road in Milpitas to begin mid-May - Milpitas Post

Repairs to storm-damaged Calaveras Road in Milpitas to begin mid-May - Milpitas Post

Milpitas PostRepairs to storm-damaged Calaveras Road in Milpitas to begin mid-MayMilpitas PostThe city's Public Work's department shutdown Calaveras Road between Piedmont and Vista Ridge roads as of Feb. 28, due to storm damage and erosion along the thoroughfare. Work to repair the roadway into the hills above Milpitas is set to begin by ...and more »
Big Sur storm damage creates obstacles for condor crews - The Mercury News

Big Sur storm damage creates obstacles for condor crews - The Mercury News

The Mercury NewsBig Sur storm damage creates obstacles for condor crewsThe Mercury NewsThe new Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge, replacing the one damaged by landslides that crews later demolished, is not expected to be completed until the end of September. “It's just really impacted the human side of it, the management side,” Burnett said. “All ...
Storm damage: Storm knocks out power, sends trees onto houses in SH - Sweet Home New Era

Storm damage: Storm knocks out power, sends trees onto houses in SH - Sweet Home New Era

Storm damage: Storm knocks out power, sends trees onto houses in SHSweet Home New EraSweet Home residents woke up Friday morning to raging winds from a “rare” spring storm that left trees on houses and many city streets littered with tree branches and garbage cans. John and Diane Farthing were watching the storm out a bedroom window in ...
Infrastructure repair and storm damage update - UpperMichigansSource.com

Infrastructure repair and storm damage update - UpperMichigansSource.com

UpperMichigansSource.comInfrastructure repair and storm damage updateUpperMichigansSource.comISHPEMING, Mich. (WLUC) - Repairs to the power grid continue by UPPCO and their contractors, and the majority of customers have had their power restored. Just as soon as Marquette County began cleaning up from the wind storm, nearly a foot of snow hit ...Strong winds cause damage in Marquette areaDaily Mining GazetteUnpredictable weather: 24 hours laterMarquette Mining Journalall 9 news articles »
City foresters still cleaning up storm damage - KOAA.com Colorado Springs and Pueblo News

City foresters still cleaning up storm damage - KOAA.com Colorado Springs and Pueblo News

KOAA.com Colorado Springs and Pueblo NewsCity foresters still cleaning up storm damageKOAA.com Colorado Springs and Pueblo NewsThe City of Colorado Springs is trying to cut down more than 900 hanging limbs around the city, more than one week after last Tuesday's heavy snowstorm. The city has not yet been able to respond to all homeowners who have reported damaged limbs, due ...
Storm damage repairs to continue at Little Girl's Point - UpperMichigansSource.com

Storm damage repairs to continue at Little Girl's Point - UpperMichigansSource.com

UpperMichigansSource.comStorm damage repairs to continue at Little Girl's PointUpperMichigansSource.com(WLUC) -- When heavy storms pummeled Little Girl's Point last July, they left terrible damage in their wake. That was a problem for Arlene Schneller, whose son was planning to get married the next week at her lakeside home. "We were stuck here for five ...
Columbus' Dairy Cone recovers following storm damage - Colorado County Citizen

Columbus' Dairy Cone recovers following storm damage - Colorado County Citizen

Colorado County CitizenColumbus' Dairy Cone recovers following storm damageColorado County Citizen“The weather just before the storm was the strangest thing. People outside and nearby said it got very cold and then boom, it was like a bomb,” Hahn said. “It lifted the inside, the ceiling and vent and then the rain came. The water damage is pretty bad.”.
Arkansas gets emergency funds to fix storm-damaged roads - KATV

Arkansas gets emergency funds to fix storm-damaged roads - KATV

KATVArkansas gets emergency funds to fix storm-damaged roadsKATVSevere storms, tornadoes, and floods struck Arkansas just before Christmas in 2015, and officials say that caused extensive pavement damage and erosion near many bridges and culverts. The storms also triggered erosion on embankments and led to ...Arkansas to receive emergency funds to repair storm-damaged roadsKAITAR Highway Dept. Receives $14M in Emergency Funds for DamageKNWAall 5 news articles »
Storm's damage prompts Wausau yard waste site to expand hours - WAOW

Storm's damage prompts Wausau yard waste site to expand hours - WAOW

Storm's damage prompts Wausau yard waste site to expand hoursWAOWWAUSAU (WAOW) - Because of damage from Monday's early morning storm, Wausau is expanding the hours its yard waste site is open. The city said the site will be open from 9 a.m. until 8 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.
Storm Damage Process For Recovery - WJBF-TV

Storm Damage Process For Recovery - WJBF-TV

WJBF-TVStorm Damage Process For RecoveryWJBF-TVAugusta, GA (WJBF) – Many people in the CSRA had no clue what to do or who to call, NewsChannel 6 helped to get those answers step by step. After the storm damage from last week, many homes in Augusta were torn apart from large trees, and even ...
No widespread damage reported in Monday storms - Longview News-Journal

No widespread damage reported in Monday storms - Longview News-Journal

No widespread damage reported in Monday stormsLongview News-JournalNo major damage was reported in the area, but power outages remained Tuesday morning after a night of severe storms that prompted tornado and severe thunderstorm warnings. AEP Southwestern Electric Power Co. was reporting more than 1,266 Gregg ...
Eufaula storm damage caused by straight-line winds - Dothan Eagle

Eufaula storm damage caused by straight-line winds - Dothan Eagle

Dothan EagleEufaula storm damage caused by straight-line windsDothan EagleIt takes looking at exactly what damaged was done, how it was damaged and the locations, along with other data to help produce the estimates. You also have to understand that straight-line winds can do as much destruction as a tornado. It is a good ...and more »
Eufaula storm damage caused by straight-line winds, Henry County tornado was EF2 - Dothan Eagle

Eufaula storm damage caused by straight-line winds, Henry County tornado was EF2 - Dothan Eagle

Dothan EagleEufaula storm damage caused by straight-line winds, Henry County tornado was EF2Dothan EagleIt takes looking at exactly what damaged was done, how it was damaged and the locations, along with other data to help produce the estimates. You also have to understand that straight-line winds can do as much destruction as a tornado. It is a good ...and more »
NWS crews survey storm damage where tornado may have touched down - WWMT-TV

NWS crews survey storm damage where tornado may have touched down - WWMT-TV

WWMT-TVNWS crews survey storm damage where tornado may have touched downWWMT-TVParts of Ionia, Barry and Kent counties are hardest hit and officials are surveying damage where a tornado may have touched down. A number of people staying at the Tyler Creek Campground in Alto at the time of the storm and Newschannel 3's Jessica ...
Arkansas Gets Emergency Funds to Fix Storm-Damaged Roads - U.S. News & World Report

Arkansas Gets Emergency Funds to Fix Storm-Damaged Roads - U.S. News & World Report

Log Cabin DemocratArkansas Gets Emergency Funds to Fix Storm-Damaged RoadsU.S. News & World ReportSevere storms, tornadoes and floods struck Arkansas just before Christmas in 2015, and officials say that caused extensive pavement damage and erosion near many bridges and culverts. The storms also triggered erosion on embankments and led to several ...Arkansas to receive emergency funds to repair storm-damaged roadsKAITall 3 news articles »
Possible tornado causes damage in Kent County | WZZM13.com - WZZM

Possible tornado causes damage in Kent County | WZZM13.com - WZZM

WZZMPossible tornado causes damage in Kent County | WZZM13.comWZZMAn investigation is underway to determine whether a tornado caused damage in southeast Kent County.Damage near Freeport may be from tornado | WOODTV.comWOODTV.comPossible tornado reported in West MichiganWDIV DetroitPossible Tornado Damage Reported in Kent County | WKARWKARall 16 news articles »
Storm damage in the UP - Fox11online.com

Storm damage in the UP - Fox11online.com

Fox11online.comStorm damage in the UPFox11online.comIOLA (WLUK) -- The Iola-Scandinavia district administrator has announced he will resign from his position at the end of the school year. David Dyb will remain on sabbatical leave from his position for career exploration and educational opportunities ...
Wausau storm damage - Fox11online.com

Wausau storm damage - Fox11online.com

Wausau storm damageFox11online.comWausau storm damage. by FOX 11 News. Monday, April 10th 2017. Storm damage from Wausau on Monday, April 10, 2017. (Photo courtesy WSAW). AA. WAUSAU (WLUK) -- No one was injured after powerful storms rolled through parts of Wisconsin and ...

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