Just Simply Insurance Claims

The House voted 92-55 to send HB 1774 to the Senate, which is expected to approve it. Supporters say it will protect homeowners and business policyholders from the detrimental effects of unnecessary lawsuits over hail and other storms. The bill's lead sponsor, state Rep. Greg Bonnen, R-Friendswood, accepted an amendment to ensure that insurance companies are liable if they accept the liability of an adjuster or an agent and a jury awards a judgment in favor of the plaintiff. In addition to hail, the bill also applies to earthquakes or tremors, wildfire, flood, tornado, lightning, hurricane,

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