06/01/2020 ICT Extends Our Sympathy to the Nation and Answers Coverage Questions
This weekend we saw varying responses to the tragedy that began in Minneapolis. Many were peaceful demonstrations but unfortunately, in some areas, the situation turned violent resulting in damage to property, including businesses and autos.
05/27/2020 Insurance Council of Texas (ICT) Executive Director, Albert Betts Jr., offers a conversation around the call for “fairness” in paying insurance claims. What’s Fair?
As the country moves to reopening, after weeks of a shut down to avoid the spread of the virus, some have demanded that insurance companies pay for business interruption claims, even if the policies did not have coverage to include this type of situation.
05/18/2020 Texans Experience An Early Start to An Active Hurricane Season
This weekend we experienced the beginning of what is predicted to be a higher than usual hurricane season. Many Texans saw hail, wind, and flooded roads across the state and while we’re no stranger to severe weather, ICT reminds residents to protect your family, your property and yourself after the storm.
05/01/2020 ICT Executive Director's Message
Together, we are facing a truly unprecedented time -- one that impacts our families, our communities, our business and our way of life. During this time, I wanted to provide you with an update on our approach to this situation along with the work we continue to perform here at ICT.
03/31/2020 ICT and NICB Join forces to help prepare Texans for upcoming storms
Since 2016, Texas continues to claim the number one spot for the highest number of hailstorm losses. While the spring storm season, normally runs from March through May, severe weather can strike at any time bringing with it some hailstorms, severe thunderstorms, and even tornados.
03/27/2020 Message from ICT Executive Director
We are in extraordinary times as we face the impact COVID-19 has on our everyday lives, our companies, and the nation. Texas has joined other states in prohibiting certain social activities in an effort to curb the spread of the virus.
03/16/2020 Coronavirus: A forum for fraud
ICT reminds customers to protect themselves in this time of global crisis
03/12/2020 Message from ICT Executive Director
Following recent developments surrounding COVID-19, including widespread cancellations of events and restrictions on non-essential travel by many organizations, ICT has made the decision to postpone the April 2, Workers’ Compensation Seminar and combine it with the Workers’ Compensation Conference on September 17, 2020.
01/27/2020 Houston Explosion: The Insurance Industry is Ready to Help
ICT and the insurance industry extend condolences and are ready to respond to Friday's catastrophe in Houston.
01/17/2020 ICT welcomes Angie Cervantes as our Governmental and Legislative Affairs Manager
In our continuing efforts to better serve our members and keep them informed on Texas legislative and regulatory issues, ICT is pleased to welcome Angie Cervantes to the ICT team.
01/10/2020 Severe weather press release
Texas is no stranger to damaging weather. In October 2019, nine tornados touching down in the Dallas metroplex caused an estimated $2 billion worth of insured losses and Texas retains the #1 spot as the state with the most hail damage in the nation.
01/06/2020 As night time temps fall...ICT reminds you to stay safe inside!
While Texans are enjoying day time temperatures that may make our East coast friends a bit jealous, our heating systems are still working overtime during the night and early morning hours and with that comes the dangers of home fires.