Five Star Professional partnered with Texas Monthly to identify home/auto insurance professionals in the Dallas / Fort Worth region who provide exceptional service and overall satisfaction. Five Star Professional surveyed more than 34,000 Dallas / Fort Worth Homeowners. The Final list of 2012 Dallas /Fort Worth Home/Auto Insurance Professionals is a select group, representing less than 1% of insurance professionals in the area.
Congratulations to John Coyle of Tri-Star Insurance Professionals in Plano, Texas. John is devoted to providing exceptional personalized service to his clients. His professionalism, extensive knowledge of the Insurance industry and client communication has earned him the recognition of being one of the best insurance professionals in North Texas.
"I want to thank my clients for recognizing me for this award. As I enter my 24th year in this industry, I'm committed to providing the best products and service to our customers." John Coyle
Claims adjusters will be very busy for a long time in the Dallas/Ft. Worth areas.
Tornado and Hail damage to homes, cars and business will result in record breaking claims for North Texas insurance companies.
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Those are semi-trucks.
This is an upside-down tree.
Another picture of a semi being tossed around.
Bill Brangers, right, and Benjamin Powell, 5, left, look at the trailer that a tornado lifted from the Powell's driveway to a neighbor's yard two doors down.
(AP / Kim Johnson Flodin)
Patricia Daugherty searches for her belongings after her home was destroyed by a tornado in Arlington, Texas.
(Getty Images / Tom Pennington)
A sign is destroyed from a passing storm in South Arlington, Texas.
(AP / Paul Moseley)
Arlington police officer Rick Stewart returns a man's dog.
(Getty Images / Tom Pennington)
Found near Forney, Texas.
Smashed cars lay in debris.
(Reuters / TIM SHARP)
Homes in Lancaster, Texas.
(AP / Khampha Bouaphanh)
And one more picture of the 18 wheelers.
A list of our Insurance Companies Claims Phone numbers:
America First 1-877-263-7890
ASI Lloyds 1-866-274-5677
Hartford Flood 1-800-759-8656
Kemper Preferred 1-888-252-2799
Kemper/Unitrin Specialty 1-888-253-7834
National Lloyds 1-800-749-6419
Springtime Storms in North Texas
Tornado hits a Trucking area in Lancaster Texas 4/3/2012
It's time to get prepared for the 2012 Storm season.
Here are some facts about the 2011 Catastrophes from around the World.
2011 Costliest Year according to Swiss Reinsurance Co. LTD.
Economic losses from natural catastrophes and man-made disasters were the highest ever in 2011, at $370 billion, while insured losses totaled $116 billion—the second-highest sum ever—according to Swiss Reinsurance Co. Ltd. The Japan earthquake and tsunami together cost the insurance industry $35 billion, while U.S. tornadoes added more than $25 billion in insured losses, Swiss Re said in a recent report.
Counting down the most expensive insured catastrophe losses in 2011 follows:
10. Storms, United States
Severe weather across several states the U.S. in early April 2011 amounted to $1.5 billion in insured losses and $2.2 billion in economic losses. The storms included high winds, tornadoes, heavy rains and large hailstones. Thirty-six people were injured.
9. Storms, United States
Another set of thunderstorms, wind and tornadoes across the U.S. in early April 2011 caused insured losses of $2 billion and economic losses of $3.5 billion. Nine people were killed.
8. Earthquakes, New Zealand
Earthquakes that struck near Christchurch, New Zealand, on June 13, 2011, resulted in insured losses of $2 billion and economic losses of $3 billion. One person was killed and 46 injured.
7. Floods Australia
Flooding caused by heavy rains in Australia on Jan. 9, 2011, caused $2.3 billion in insured losses and $6.1 billion in economic losses and left 22 people dead.
6. Hurricane, United States
Hurricane Irene made its way through the Caribbean, U.S. and Canada in August 2011. The storm resulted in insured losses of $5.3 billion and economic losses of $8 billion. The hurricane killed 55 people and knocked out power to more than 7 million homes and businesses.
5. Storms and Torndoes, United States
Severe storms and a major tornado outbreak struck Missouri and other states in mid- to late May 2011, causing $7 billion in insured losses and $9 billion in economic losses in places including Joplin, Mo. The tornado outbreak killed 155 and injured 1,150 people.
Photo by Sisters of Mercy Health System
4. Storms and Tornadoes, United States
Regions of the U.S. including Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee and Virginia were hit by severe storms and tornadoes in April 2011. These storms caused insured losses of $7.3 billion and economic losses of $11 billion. The major weather outbreak resulted in 354 deaths and 2,200 injured.
3. Earthquake, New Zealand
A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck near Christchurch, New Zealand, on Feb. 22, 2011, causing $12 billion in insured losses and $15 billion in economic losses. The quake left 181 dead and 1,500 injured.
2. Floods, Thailand
Flooding resulting from heavy monsoon rains hit Thailand in late July 2011, causing insured losses of $12 billion and economic losses of $30 billion. The flooding left 813 people dead.
1. Earthquake and Tsunami, Japan
A record-breaking magnitude 9 earthquake and subsequent tsunami struck Japan on March 11, 2011. The most expensive earthquake on record produced $35 billion in insured losses and $210 billion in economic losses. The quake also triggered 200 landslides; destroyed 128,538 buildings; damaged 790,719 buildings, 3,559 roads, 77 bridges, 45 dikes and 29 railways; and damaged nuclear facilities. The disaster left 15,845 people dead, 5,893 injured, 3,339 missing and 400,000 homeless.
At Tri-Star Insurance Professionals we offer insurance products to cover losses from Fire, Tornadoes, Hail, Floods, Lightning. We can provide coverage for your Home, Car and Business. We are a full service independent insurance agency located in Plano, Texas.
Call us at 214-387-0600