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Fulgham Hamptom Law Group Blog

Sep 27
2019

Common Reasons Texas Insurers Deny Homeowners’ Claims (And What to Do)

Bad Faith Insurance | Homeowner Insurance Claims | Insurance Claims

When an unforeseen accident or disaster causes damage to your house, you may be stressed but reassured by the thought, “At least I have homeowners’ insurance!”

So when your homeowners’ claim is denied by your insurance company, it can come as an especially heartbreaking shock. Unfortunately, this situation is all too common in Texas.

Self-interested insurance companies may seek every possible opportunity to deny your claim in order to avoid paying it. We’ve explained some of the most common reasons insurers deny claims in Texas below.

Of course, for all the reasons your claim could be denied, there are usually ways to avoid them, so we’ve included a bit of advice, too.

You Filed Your Claim Too Late

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Sep 22
2019

What All Texas Parents Need to Know About Picking a Car Seat

Car Seats | Child Injury and Accidents

The safety of your child should be your top priority no matter where you are or where you are going. This means putting them in the right safety seat as they grow.

The car seat that you get from a hand-me-down or storage may not be the right choice for your child’s safety.

Texas has specific laws about when children should be in different types of safety seats. Know what seats are most appropriate and when it’s time to transition your child into a different seat.

Why It’s Important for Texans to Choose the Right Safety Seat

Motor vehicle accidents kill over one million people each year. You can reduce the chance of your child being a statistic by choosing [...]

Sep 13
2019

Suing Amazon For Defective Products in Texas?

Defective Products | Product Liability

Amazon has certainly made it easier for people to get everything they want to buy delivered fast. In one sitting, you can buy books, yarn, power tools, wallpaper, and a trailer hitch.

Most of these items come from third-party sellers who simply list their products on Amazon to get wider exposure and more sales.

That said, many Amazon buyers are also discovering, the third-party sellers that you find on on the site aren’t always trustworthy. One woman in Pennsylvania learned that the hard way. She bought a dog leash from a third-party seller on Amazon.

The dog leash was defective. When it broke, it left the woman permanently blind in one eye. Unfortunately, this isn’t the only claim, and as [...]

Sep 5
2019

Deadly Construction Cranes: Is Texas Doing Anything About Them

Construction Accidents | Crane Accidents

Texas already has a reputation for being big, and its cities only continue to grow. The skylines of metropolitan areas like Austin and Dallas are almost unrecognizable compared to 20, 10, or even 5 years ago.

While growth in a city is generally positive, there are many unintended consequences of so much construction moving so fast.

Case in point: Texas leads the nation in construction crane deaths.

Crane Collapse In Dallas Leaves Texans With A Lot of Questions

Texas leads the country in construction crane deaths. Between 2011 and 2017, 50 people were killed in crane-related accidents. Compare that to 16 deaths in Florida and New York during the same time period, the states with the next highest amount of [...]

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