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San Antonio Storm Costliest Hail Event in Texas History

More than 110,000 vehicles and thousands of homes in Texas regions of north San Antonio and Bexar County were pelted by large hail in what will become the costliest hailstorm in Texas history, according to the Independent Insurance Agents of …

Worldwide Facilities Expands Its Dallas Office, Adds to Its Leadership and Production Team

Dallas, TX, March 22, 2016 — National wholesale brokerage and managing general agent Worldwide Facilities, LLC is pleased to announce that its Dallas office is growing—and it is adding two new members to its team. Philip Collins is joining Worldwide …

Jason Clark Promoted To Assistant VP

Plano, TX, February 24, 2016- WSS is pleased to announce that Jason Clark has been promoted to Assistant Vice President of the Bar & Tavern Program.  In this new role Jason will be responsible for overall growth and profitability of …

Texas A&M Settle ’12th Man’ Trademark Suit with NFL’s Colts

Texas A&M University says it has reached a settlement agreement with the Indianapolis Colts in the school’s federal lawsuit it says was meant to protect its “12th Man” trademark from infringement. In a statement issued Wednesday, A&M officials said the …

U.S. Risk names Stacey Ziska a Senior Broker/Underwriter for the U.S. Risk San Francisco Office

Dallas, TX, February 4, 2016- U.S. Risk Insurance Group, Inc., the nations’ sixth largest Property and Casualty wholesaler announced that it has named Stacey Ziska a Senior Broker/Underwriter for the U.S. Risk San Francisco Office. In her role, Stacey will …

Worldwide Facilities, LLC Expands into Dallas; Appoints Cade Felker and Hayden Haucke as Senior Vice Presidents

Dallas, TX, January 15, 2016—National wholesale insurance brokerage Worldwide Facilities, LLC, is pleased to announce the opening of its new office in Dallas, Texas. The new office will be headed by Senior Vice Presidents Hayden Haucke and Cade Felker. Cade …

Texas Storms That Spawned Tornadoes Kill at Least 11

Tornadoes that swept through the Dallas, Texas area caused substantial damage and at least 11 people died either from the storm or related traffic accidents and dozens of people were injured. It’s the latest of a succession of freakish winter-weather …

Texas Man Who Drove Car into Gulf Sentenced For Insurance Fraud

An exotic car salvage yard owner in Lufkin, Texas has been sentenced to a year and a day in federal prison after pleading guilty to insurance fraud. The Houston Chronicle reported that in November 2009, Andy House drove his sports …

More than $1B in Fed Disaster Funds for Texas Unspent Since Dolly, Ike

More than a third of the $3 billion in federal disaster recovery funds available for Texas after 2008 hurricanes Ike and Dolly remains unspent, as legislators prepare for hearings on how to speed up the process. Several state reports and …

Fatal Auto Pedestrian Accidents on the Rise in Texas

The number of fatal auto pedestrian accidents in Texas has risen 36 percent since the Texas Department of Transportation began keeping the records in 2010, recently released National Highway Traffic Safety Administration statistics show. Overall traffic fatalities in Texas rose …