Texas insurance companies facing claims from “frack quakes”

Texas homeowners insurance fracking wastewater earthquakes

Homeowners policy customers are discovering that their coverage may not offer protection. Customers of Texas insurance companies have been experiencing a rise in the frequency of earthquakes in their state, but are also discovering that if they result from hydraulic fracturing – otherwise known as “fracking” – coverage may not automatically be provided by their insurers. Rare cases have caused exterior propane tanks to explode but homeowners insurance didn’t provide coverage. One couple named David and Meredith Hull, have experienced an earthquake – and then thirty more – all since…

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