Workers’ Comp Relativities Are Obsolete, TDI Says

Article 0 Comments In its 2018 Biennial Report, the Texas Department of Insurance has recommended that lawmakers delete from state statute references to classification relativities as an alternative basis for workers’ compensation rates. The department noted that “‘Classification relativities’ are designed to establish the relative risk of job classifications in […]

Texas Regulators Urge Flexibility in Claim/Dispute Deadlines for Windstorm Insurer

Article 0 Comments The Texas Department of Insurance in its 2018 Biennial Report to the legislature has recommended amending state law to permit more flexibility in time limits for handling and resolving claims and disputes brought to the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association (TWIA). Flexible deadline extensions would increase consumer protections […]

Texas Insurance Department Recommends Flood Disclosure on Property Policies

Article 0 Comments In its 2018 Biennial Report, the Texas Department of Insurance made several recommendations to the legislature regarding issues the agency believes are worth looking at by lawmakers in the 2019 legislative session. One, at least partly in response to the massive flooding that occurred during Hurricane Harvey […]