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Lawyer: Insurance companies not friends of Harvey victims (TX)
Saturday, December 02, 2017
- Victoria Advocate
Lawyer: Insurance companies not friends of Harvey victims
"PORT LAVACA - After 11 straight days of serving and protecting during Harvey's aftermath, Chief Deputy John Krause learned his own house was damaged and uninsured - by no fault of his own.
"They said, 'You don't have coverage,' and it felt like somebody had just pulled my intestines out," said Krause, who works for the Calhoun County Sheriff's Office. "I haven't felt settled since."
A miscommunication between his insurance and mortgage companies had caused his storm damage policy to be canceled - after 21 years of making payments. Krause was dumbfounded.
"They basically said, 'You are on your own,' when they were supposed to go to bat for me," he said..."