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103-Year-Old North Texas Woman Fights To Keep Her House

Myrtle Lewis is 103-years-old …living in the warmth of her North Texas home and bracing for a fight to keep it.

CBS 11–22 hours ago

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Continued Shaking Has Texans Considering Earthquake Insurance

Earthquakes have hit the northwest part of the metroplex for the eighteenth time since November 20 — 11 of those quakes have been near Azle. The continued shaking has some thinking about getting earthquake insurance.

CBS 11–12/23/2013

Jeff Ray, CBS11 - Cleburne

North Texas Storm & Tornado Damage Could Reach $250 Million

Right now, the number stands at $250 million. According to the Insurance Council of Texas, that is the amount of insured damage caused by the multiple tornadoes that moved across North Texas on the May 15.

CBSDFW.COM–05/24/2013

A surburban home is shown. (credit: Getty images/Preston C. Mack)

Tips To Make Sure Your Home Isn’t Underinsured

It’s the time of year when North Texas starts to see tornadoes, wildfires and other weather related catastrophes. Now is also the time to consider the chance your property insurance won’t cover the cost of losing everything in your home.

03/27/2012

Emergency crews battle a running wildfire that is threatning a home on April 19, 2011 in Strawn, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Drought, Heat & Wildfires Driving Up All Insurance Rates

So far, the record drought, heat wave and wildfires across the state have caused an estimated $10 billion in damages. So, as insurance companies pay claims they will need to generate more revenue — and they’ll get it from you!

12/08/2011

State Farm Insurance signage is seen on a door of a claim center. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Judge Upholds $350 Million State Farm Refund Ruling

A state judge has upheld an order by the state insurance commissioner that State Farm Insurance refund customers $350 million for excessive premiums.

04/11/2011

A surburban home is shown. (credit: Getty images/Preston C. Mack)

Allstate Raising Texas Homeowner Insurance Rates

Some Texas homeowners will be paying more for coverage in 2011. Allstate Insurance has notified the Texas Department of Insurance that it will increase homeowner rates statewide.

CBSDFW.COM–12/15/2010