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Roadside view of Highlands at Westridge Community covered by heavy snow on February in Texas after winter storm. Credit: Jiujiuer/Shutterstock.com.

Property damage claims from the devastating winter storm that rampaged across Texas last month and left millions without power as temperatures plummeted to single digits are pouring in and could surpass any amount generated by an event, according to a recent story by Jason Grant.

“Texans are calling their homeowner’s insurance in droves and opening up claims based on the property damage that resulted from the weather and power outages,” says John Kelly, a practicing attorney and insurance law expert at Kelly Law Team in Phoenix, Arizona.

“Many are dealing with unexpected and extensive damage, including water damage from frozen piping,” he said.

Many insurance companies have denied coverage on the damage, leaving homeowners with service bills and repairs that often cost thousands of dollars, Kelly explained.

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