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, wind, snowstorm, and rainstorm. Latest from the Chron.com Homepage Click below for the top news from around the Houston area and beyond. Sign up for our newsletters to be the first to learn about breaking news and more. Go to 'Sign In' and 'Manage Profile' at the top of the page.
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Assuming anything happens, we expect well start getting claims tonight, tomorrow. Our adjusters would normally attend immediately. We have different timeframes but our target is obviously to get there as quickly as we can to get eyes on the property, Eso said. Most of the insurance companies have a strong network of restoration contractors. Especially with water damage claims, we want to get an emergency contractor in the home as quickly as possible to start mitigating the damage. Thats critical in a water damage claim. But the insurance response isnt just about arriving and surveying, Eso said, but the process from evacuation to refurbishing home and possessions. Assuming the house is not liveable, arranging alternate accommodation with the policyholder is the next high priority during the disruption thats about to happen. Then theres usually a bit of a lull because once the water is pumped out of the home, then the restoration and drying process takes place, Eso said. It could be three or four days or it could be a week with fans and dehumidifiers and pumping equipment, getting it as dry as we possibly can as quickly as we can to avoid the growth of mold, which is the number one issue at that point. If youre beyond 48 hours or so of a basement full of water, the risk of mold contamination becomes significant. Our adjusters then do an estimate of the damage to the home and either work with the policyholder or the contractor to arrange restoration. Then theres the contents - the sofas that were floating in the basement - you have to find out whether theyre restorable or if they have to be replaced. It all happens at once, Eso said, and its the adjusters job to manage the relocation, restoration and indemnification of the policyholder.
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