Texas Department of Insurance

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2014

    State Rep. Lon Burnam Wishes Someone Would Subpoena His Evidence of GOP Obamacare Sabotage

    State Representative Lon Burnam has a simple request of anyone interested in learning just how far the state Republican leadership will go to throw a wrench into efforts to provide affordable health insurance to millions of uninsured Texans. Subpoena him. Do it. Please. The Fort Worth legislator is ... More >>

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    December 4, 2013

    Texas' Proposed Background Check Rule for Obamacare Navigators Looks Awfully Familiar

    At the request of Governor Rick Perry, the Texas Department of Insurance rolled out an additional set of requirements Obamacare "navigators" will be subject to. On top of the training and certification the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services mandates, TDI will require an additional 40 hours ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2012

    Dallas Doctor Who Says He Single-Handedly Foiled Obama Assassination Plot Barred From Practicing Medicine

    Until recently, Dr. Wayne Soignier worked out of his office on Royal Lane, primarily providing medical evaluations for the Texas workers' compensation system. At some point, the Texas Department of Insurance became concerned about his professional conduct and called him to appear before a two-member ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2012

    Number of Uninsured Motorists Didn't Actually Go Down By 38 Percent

    Front page of the DMN this morning is a story to warm the heart of anyone who owns a car: The number of uninsured drivers in Texas has dropped and dropped hard, from 4.2 million to 2.6 million, all in a single year. That comes after rates have been hovering above 20 percent for years. The Texas Dep ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2012

    Victims' Families Sue Crime-Scene Cleanup Company and Crew

    Aftermath Inc. refers to itself as a "biohazard restoration company", more commonly known as crime-scene cleanup: The company's employees go in after murders, suicides, injuries, hoarding cases and other seriously unpleasant situations. But now three of their Texas employees are being sued in Dallas ... More >>

  • News

    November 13, 2008

    Texas Mutual Says Thanks, But No Thanks, to State Oversight

    Texas’ leading workers’ comp insurer says we don’t need courts and juries watching over them. Yeah, right.

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    November 13, 2008
  • Blogs

    April 19, 2006

    Ensure Your Place in Hell Much?

    Because everyone loves lists, here's one from the Texas Department of Insurance listing the Top 10 insurance-fraud offenders in the state--and, golly, a whole bunch of 'em are from Dallas and Fort Worth. To give you a sneak peek, here's the chart-topper: Plano's very own Walter Neuls, former preside ... More >>

  • News

    June 3, 2004

    Scream Machines

    Amusement parks insist their rides are safe, but who really knows?

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    November 6, 2003

    Grave Robbers

    Even in the great beyond, no one is safe from identity theft

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    September 13, 2001

    Blame Game

    Is the insurance industry a bully or are the moldies just being hysterical?

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    June 8, 2000

    Bad business

    Death merchant Michael Lee Davis, sent once again to prison, is now worth more dead than alive

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    May 4, 2000

    Parting shots

    A triple murderer freed from prison runs into his old nemeses on the way back to the pen

  • News

    June 24, 1999

    On the lam

    A convicted killer flees arrest on insurance fraud charges

  • News

    April 29, 1999

    Bully Pulpit

    Pushy, driven, and fearless, Texas Secretary of State Elton Bomer is Bush's big man on the border. But is he tough enough to cut through the red tape snarling efforts to help the poor people living in the colonias?

  • News

    January 14, 1999

    Courthouse bully

    Legal assistant Jim Carrao works the dark corners of the justice system. He serves papers, does background checks, files annoying cases--and knows just enough law to be dangerous.

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    November 5, 1998
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    October 22, 1998

    Death Merchant

    In 1979, Walter Waldhauser Jr. arranged the murder of a Houston family. Today, he has a new name and a new business in Dallas,but he still profits when people die.

  • News

    June 8, 1995

    Tales From The Crypt

    Fort Worth's famous undertaker, the Rev. Gregory Spencer, has buried a lot of friends-- and made a lot of enemies. Now he claims someone wants him six feet under