Downloadable Resources

ICT regularly produces material for use by our member companies, associate members, and the general public.

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Infographics

Hurricane Harvey

Harvey made landfall in Rockport, TX on the evening of August 25, 2017 as a Category 4 hurricane with wind gusts up to 150 mph. Click the thumbnail to read all about Harvey generated claims.

 

 

 

Property Litigation Reform: Questions and Answers on HB 1774

HB 1774 is legislation passed during the 85th Texas Legislative Session to combat lawsuit abuse following storms. This infographic discusses why the law was needed, what the law does and does not do, and how homeowners still have the right to sue insurance companies should they need to.

 

Rumor Control: Consumer Information on HB 1774

Produced to combat some of the misinformation in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey about the effects of HB 1774 (legislation passed during the 85th Texas Legislative Session to combat lawsuit abuse following storms), this infographic discusses what the law does and does not do and who would be affected by the changes the law made.
 

Insurance 101

This infographic details homeowners insurance, auto insurance, windstorm insurance, and flood insurance. The infographic briefly defines the coverages for each line of business and the differences between them.

 

What Consumers Need To Know About Filing Claims After Hurricane Harvey

This infographic, produced in the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Harvey’s devastation in Texas, lays out the timing of filing a claim, the first steps policy holders should take, details TWIA’s role in insuring Texas coastal properties, discusses FEMA’s role in handling flood claims and providing assistance to those without flood insurance, and has a warning on fraud.

 

ICT FLYERS

Look Out For Fraud

This one-page handout defines fraud as it relates to the insurance industry, provides tips when hiring a contractor for home repairs, and provides resources to report suspected fraud.
 

Types of Insurance

This one-page flyer details homeowners insurance, auto insurance, windstorm insurance, and flood insurance. The handout defines the coverages for each line of business and the differences between them.
 

ICT BROCHURES

Lessons Learned: Texas Hurricanes

This tri-fold brochure discusses the lessons learned in Texas from Hurricanes Ike, Dolly and Rita. The brochure advises property owners to heed evacuation warnings, build to a stronger code, consider the conditions immediately post-storm, and to prepare for future storms; and provides a list of “lessons” those in the potential path of a storm should take in to consideration.

Return to Work

This tri-fold brochure includes tips and information about “return-to-work” programs, helping those affected by workers’ compensation claims understand and take steps to implement a successful return-to-work program. Studies show that effective return-to-work programs lowers the cost of claims, eliminates lost time, and helps employees recover.


ICT Education Foundation

This bi-fold brochure gives the basics of the Insurance Council of Texas Education Foundation, a 501c(3) created to provide scholarships and educational funding to Texas universities and insurance and risk management students.