February 2018

How FEMA and the Local Government Prolonged Harvey Relief Efforts

Houston Flood Insurance Claim Attorney Posted February 27th, 2018

Hurricane Harvey victims are growing weary of FEMA, the insurance companies, and government officials who are causing many delays and are always ready with a weak excuse as to why there is a severe lack of action. According to an alarming article from the Associated Press, recovery after Hurricane Harvey is abysmal, and certain aspects,…

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What Houston Residents Need to Know About Their Flood Insurance Claims

Long & Long Property Insurance Loss Attorneys, Mobile Alabama Posted February 22nd, 2018

According to the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI), approximately 670,000 personal and commercial property claims were filed with private insurance through the end of October  2017 in the wake of Harvey. It isn’t surprising that 90% of those claims came from Houston and the Coastal Bend, which were ravaged by the flooding of the storm….

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Congress Passes Extension for Flawed National Flood Insurance Program

Texas Flood and Storm Insurance Lawyers Posted February 12th, 2018

Congress recently passed legislation for another extension to keep the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) running through March 23. The program is run by FEMA, and according to its website, the NFIP was created to reduce the impact of flooding on houses and businesses. However, the program has many flaws that are exacerbated by what…

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Are Your Flood Insurance Company and FEMA Being Fair with You?

Houston Flood Insurance Lawyers Posted February 5th, 2018

It has been almost six months since Hurricane Harvey hit, and many Texans are still working on fully repairing their homes and businesses so they can get back to normal life. A recent article from the Daily Texan shares the hardships that University of Texas students and their families are facing. Some residents are forced to…

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