News – Insurance Journal
|What is Known, Unknown About Lung Illnesses Linked to Vaping
Government public health officials are continuing to advise people to stop e-cigarette or vaping products, especially with THC, the main psychoactive ingredient in marijuana. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued …
POSTED OCTOBER 11, 2019 5:12 PM
|Supreme Court’s High-Profile Cases in Its New Term
The biggest cases before the Supreme Court are often the last ones to be decided, and the focus on the court will be especially intense in June, just a few months before the 2020 election. A look at some of …
POSTED OCTOBER 07, 2019 1:24 PM
|Recent Fatal Crashes Involving Vintage Aircraft
Last Wednesday’s crash of a World War II B-17 bomber in Connecticut was the latest in a long list of fatal crashes involving vintage planes used or designed for military purposes. Some other recent fatal crashes in the U.S. and …
POSTED OCTOBER 07, 2019 12:48 AM
|Beware of buying flood-damaged vehicles
A month after Tropical Storm Imelda, the Texas Department of Insurance reminds consumers to be on the lookout for flood-damaged vehicles hitting the resale market.
POSTED OCTOBER 15, 2019
|TDI warns of insurance phone scam
The Texas Department of Insurance is urging consumers to be wary of calls from a group claiming to be the Consumer Insurance Association.
POSTED OCTOBER 09, 2019 12:01 AM
|TDI offers claims tips for flood victims
The Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) reminds flood victims in Southeast Texas to carefully document damage and file insurance claims quickly.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 20, 2019
|TDI creates new division to focus on health market issues
The Texas Department of Insurance has created a new division to focus exclusively on the complex issues facing health insurance and selected Richard Lunsford as the deputy commissioner of the new Life and Health Division.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 18, 2019 1:00 AM
|Four Seasons Earns Lone Star Safety Award
The Division of Workers’ Compensation recognized the Four Seasons Hotel Houston for its exemplary workplace safety program at its Lamar Street location on Friday, August 23, 2019.
POSTED AUGUST 23, 2019
|TDI warns drivers: Make sure your auto insurance is legit
The Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) is warning Texas drivers looking for bargain insurance about a scam that leaves them with no coverage even after they’ve paid for it.
POSTED AUGUST 20, 2019 1:00 AM
|Welcome to Flash Flood Alley. Do you have flood insurance?
The Texas Hill Country has had three 100-year floods in the last six years. If you don’t have flood insurance, it’s time to consider it.
POSTED AUGUST 19, 2019
|New state law cracks down on roof scams
A new state law makes it clear that it’s illegal for a contractor or roofer to waive an insurance deductible.
POSTED AUGUST 07, 2019
|State files lawsuit against Aliera Healthcare
The State of Texas has filed a lawsuit seeking to stop Aliera Healthcare from selling health insurance in Texas and engaging in the business of insurance without a state license. The lawsuit also seeks civil penalties. After filing the lawsuit June 13 in the 53rd Civil District Court in Travis County (Cause Number D-1-GN-19-003388), TDI dismissed the administrative action pending with the State Office of Administrative Hearings.
POSTED JULY 19, 2019
|DWC Hosts Regional Workplace Safety Seminar on August 20 in Dallas
The Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) offers a Regional Safety Seminar on August 20 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Meadows Conference Center, 2900 Live Oak Street in Dallas. The seminar provides employers and employees affordable training on common causes of preventable workplace injuries and fatalities and on current and upcoming regulations in the occupational safety and health fields.
POSTED JULY 09, 2019