Ins. Code Section 542A.001
(1)“Agent” means an employee, agent, representative, or adjuster who performs any act on behalf of an insurer.
(2)“Claim” means a first-party claim that:
(A)is made by an insured under an insurance policy providing coverage for real property or improvements to real property;
(B)must be paid by the insurer directly to the insured; and
(C)arises from damage to or loss of covered property caused, wholly or partly, by forces of nature, including an earthquake or earth tremor, a wildfire, a flood, a tornado, lightning, a hurricane, hail, wind, a snowstorm, or a rainstorm.
(3)“Claimant” means a person making a claim.
(4)“Insurer” means a corporation, association, partnership, or individual, other than the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association, engaged as a principal in the business of insurance and authorized or eligible to write property insurance in this state, including:
(A)an insurance company;
(B)a reciprocal or interinsurance exchange;
(C)a mutual insurance company;
(D)a capital stock insurance company;
(E)a county mutual insurance company;
(F)a farm mutual insurance company;
(G)a Lloyd’s plan;
(H)an eligible surplus lines insurer; or
(I)the FAIR Plan Association, unless a claim-related dispute resolution procedure is available to policyholders under Chapter 2211 (Fair Plan).
(5)“Person” means a corporation, association, partnership, or other legal entity or individual.
Section 542A.001 — Definitions,
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/IN/htm/IN.542A.htm#542A.001 (accessed Nov. 25, 2023).