Texas Department of Insurance

State Farm Refunding $352M To Texas Customers In SettlementMore than 1 million State Farm policyholders in Texas will be eligible for refunds as part of a $352-plus million settlement the company reached with the state over excessive premium charges.
Former Abbott Deputy Named Texas Insurance CommissionerA former top deputy of Republican Gov.-elect Greg Abbott is taking over the Texas Department of Insurance.
Businesses Promise Traffic Ticket Help, State Warns Buyer BewareNo one likes to get a traffic ticket, much less spend any time or money taking care of it. That's why there are new businesses popping up around the country that say they'll handle everything for you.
Nearly 300,000 Texans Get New Health Insurance Fewer than 90,000 Texans bought health insurance in the new federally subsidized marketplace in the past month. But U.S. Department of Health and Human Services officials say some 295,000 Texans have bought insurance on the marketplace since October.
Texas Adds More Health Law Navigator Training Federally funded "navigators" who help Texans get health insurance under the federal health care overhaul must obtain more training.
The Texas Giant Reopens Nearly 2 Months After TragedyIt was designed to provide a scare for fun, not scare someone to death. The Texas Giant roller coaster reopened at Six Flags in Arlington nearly two months after a woman was flung from it to her death.
Months Before Six Flags Death Industry Oversight QuestionedThe I-Team has learned there were questions about amusement ride safety, and how to monitor the industry, long before a woman died while riding the Texas Giant roller coaster on July 19.
CBS I-Team: Shot In Line Of Duty, Officer Claims City Is Taking Her BenefitsShe was shot in the line of duty and left paralyzed. Now, that Fort Worth officer claims the city is trying to take away her benefits. But city leaders say says she's double-dipping, taking more of your tax dollars than she needs to.
Texans Await Ruling On Federal Health Care LawThe federal government may have to implement a major provision of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul in Texas since the state's conservative leaders are steadfastly opposed to it. But one state agency has fulfilled parts of the law and said it's prepared to move forward if the law is upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court.
Adjusters: Insurance Companies Preventing Policy PayoutsTuesday's tornadoes steered clear of Kirk Dinkins' home in Ridglea, but he can relate to the battle some homeowners may now weather with insurance companies. "When they get their insurance claim, they shouldn't accept it."
Family Fighting Insurance Company Over Kids' MedicineA North Texas family is in a very expensive fight with their insurance company over the medical needs of their children. Right now, Ricky and Sharon Free are paying $1,400 a month out-of-pocket, but the medicine was fully covered just three months ago.
CBS 11 Investigates: Unusual Reason Insurance Claims DeniedJessica Cummings says on her way into work one morning last May, she was shaken up. "I was shocked. I was so scared. I was crying."
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