Homeowners do not realize they are signing with an attorney. They’ve been approached by someone who says, ‘Hey, we can get you a free roof and free money.' That’s the last they hear (Photo: Bigstock)

A Texas insurance company is suing Houston lawyer Eric Dick and his firm, and public adjuster Solomon Eric Bowens and his firm, alleging they conspired in a “fraudulent scheme” to submit storm damage insurance claims with the intent of financially benefiting themselves instead of the homeowners.

Southern Vanguard Insurance Co. of Houston alleges that in June, Dick Law Firm deposited a $39,559.78 insurance company check payable to Ruben Lopez, Ester Lopez and a bank for a storm-related insurance claim. But Lopez didn’t hire the firm or get the money.

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