3 Tips for Driving During Hurricane Season

When tropical storms or hurricanes loom in the Gulf of Mexico, roadways across coastal Texas become congested and more dangerous than ever. With potential for high winds, heavy rain, flooding, and tornadoes, residents are urged to stock up on supplies, refuel their vehicles, fortify their properties, or evacuate. Add to these actions rapidly changing weather… Read More

Hurricane Harvey Highlights Important Insurance Program Deficits

Hurricane Harvey resulted in Tropical Storm and Hurricane warnings along the Texas coast with meteorologists promising substantial rainfall and flooding. Devastating flooding and storm surge has many homeowners reviewing their insurance policies and taking action to protect their property. Unfortunately, Hurricane Harvey also highlights important insurance program deficits and complexities that often complicate claims. Let’s… Read More

Houston Couples Still Fighting for Marriage Equality

It has been two years since the U.S. Supreme Court issued the landmark ruling that legalized same-sex marriage. In Texas, however, couples are still fighting for marriage equality, especially couples where one spouse works as a government employee. Having repealed the non-discrimination ordinances in Houston in 2015, there is a great deal of concern over… Read More

5 Insurance Tips for Homeowners During Hurricane Season

Hurricane Rita (2005) and Hurricane Ike (2008) were two of the costliest hurricanes in U.S. history. Both hurricanes made landfall in Texas resulting in almost $11 billion in property damage or losses in Texas. For the more than nine million homeowners living in coastal areas of Texas, insuring your property against natural disasters can offer… Read More

Dog Food Recalled after Testing Positive for Pentobarbital

If you own pets, these furry friends are part of your family and as such, you want what is best for them. As a consumer and pet owner, you rely on pet food manufacturers to market safe, healthy feeding options. Unfortunately, like foods manufactured for human consumption, sometimes errors, defects, or contamination occur putting your… Read More