Flood Damage

Toxic Chemicals in Flood Waters Pose Serious Health Risks to Houston Residents

Toxic Chemicals in Harvey Flood Waters Posted March 20th, 2018

Hurricane Harvey has left a tremendous impact on the lives of countless Houston residents. However, one negative outcome that seems to be overlooked is the dangerous toll on the environment and public health. The severe flooding caused toxic chemicals from area chemical plants and oil refineries to spread into the air and soil, posing serious,…

Continue Reading

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….

Continue Reading

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…

Continue Reading

Read The 6 Most Commonly Asked Questions Regarding Harvey Flood Insurance Claims

Hurricane Harvey Flood Insurance Questions Posted December 27th, 2017

Many insurance companies and FEMA are not paying people who sustained significant flood and wind damage to their homes, the fair insurance settlements they deserve. Houston residents who were impacted by Hurricane Harvey are still trying to pick up the pieces and put their lives back together. Battling with the insurance companies and an unjust…

Continue Reading

Thousands of Hurricane Harvey Victims Still Seeking Fair Insurance Settlements for Damaged and Destroyed Homes

Flood Insurance Claims Posted December 26th, 2017

Over 13 million victims of Hurricane Harvey are trying to recover from one of the strongest storms on record. According to a recent Newsweek article, it is estimated that the Category 4 storm damage totaled $180 billion. Think about all of the families and people that have been displaced, and are still homeless because of…

Continue Reading